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Hello, readers!  Sorry to keep you waiting for a post since last Thursday.  Jon and I spent the day with my grandparents and rushing home to write a post just didn't happen.  I began to think about how I started this blog as a fun outlet to share ideas and inspirations, and I don't want it to turn into a daunting, daily task.  So if I miss a day here and there because I'm busy or just not inspired, I've decided that's okay.  I hope you guys don't mind.

With that being said, there is a lot going on here!  Aside from last minute shopping/crafting for Mer's shower and the couples shower I'm helping host, I'm also prepping for shooting Meredith's maternity photos and just (as in today) added training for a 10k in November to my list.  My friend Lauren approached me about it, and I thought "Why not?"  I'm always up for a good challenge :)

But back to the showers.  I'm all about having a nicely decorated food table, but I think the table scapes for the guests need to be addressed as well.  Aside from having an assortment of vases and jars full of florals, I also want to have table runners on each of the tables. 
The obvious way to do that is to have a long runner going down the length of the table.  This way is fine, but I think I'm going to switch it up a bit.  The tables we'll be using will be long banquet tables so I'd like to have multiple runners hanging perpendicular to the length of the table instead. 

I think running them this way brings in more color and detail to an otherwise bland table.  And since we won't have full place settings set out at each seat, we can use all of the added details we can get.  I may change my mind before it's all said and done, but this is the plan for now!  

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