Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A Baby Shower for Jana

This past week end, Dawn and I hosted a baby shower for Jana.
Jana is one of Dawn's best friends.

Dawn asked me to get involved with the planning, 'coz it really is something I really love to do. I was a little apprehensive at the start, because Jana is carrying a baby boy. I wondered if I would be strong enough to be able to put my best into everything that I had undertaken to do.

The shopping took about 2 weeks (^^,)

Then on Saturday, Dawn and I began our prep. We worked late into the night, and arose very early (5am) on Sunday morning to put on all the finishing touches.

I was really able to put my heart into everything I did for Jana.

Blue Rice Krispie treats,

Blue Velvet cupcakes (^^,)

Dawn made the awesome sarmies. Don't they look perfect?

I loved the butterflies we found. Yay they were blue. I love the fact that they symbolize new life.

They hardest part of the day for me, was when Dawn wanted to release balloons into the air as a symbol of hope for Jana and her hubby. In the knowledge that God will give them the wisdom to raise little Dihann.

The last time that I released balloons into the air, it was Zac's Celebration. My heart was in my throat as I released my balloon. Not only did I say a prayer for Jana, but  I also looked up and smiled. I know where our precious little love, Zac, is. He is tucked away safely in the arms of an Angel in one of the nurseries in Heaven, where I know that Precious Jesus comes to visit him on a regular basis. He is happy and whole.

Everything that I did for Jana, I did with a happy heart. It was my love offering.

Little Zac's legacy lives on. He is the one who has taught me how to love. And that is, simply, to love with all of your heart.

Sending you lotsa love

Niqui xx


  1. That was a very sweet and beautiful post.

  2. When I read that it helps me to find reasons to smile. My little boy is leaving an impact that counts for something really precious. I love you my sis, more than my words could ever express to you.

  3. Well done, my Princess!! I just love the way you put everything in to your projects! - mmmm, could just taste those cupcakes!! Blue Velvet?? how creative!!
    Love you Darling Girl,
    Momma x

  4. How long do we have to wait for another post!!!! I keep checking in daily. Missing your posts my gorgeous sis!!!!!!