Our Febgiving Feast

March 1, 2010

Our friends Jim and Becca created the Feburary holiday of Febgiving and this year Tim and I decided to get into the act ourselves.  Tim designed an awesome invite and on Saturday we hosted 25 friends and seven babies for a turkey feast! Everyone brought a side dish, dessert or cheese. The table groaned under the weight of such deliciousness.

The feast in progress! I’m obsessed with Whole Foods brand Italian sparkling water.  Tastes amazing and costs $1.29 a bottle.

The table setting with red parrot tulips from the corner bodega, Marta glasses ($1.50-2.50 from CB2) and our silver, bought at auction. This vase was re-purposed from this experiment. I also used some of these vases from Jamali Garden Supply and mini daffodil plants.

We tucked fortune fish (left over from our wedding) into each napkin.  Everyone had fun with them.

A delicious looking plate.

A room full of happy babies.  Alex was so happy to share his toys with all the little people.

Tim and Alex toast the Febgiving crowd.

Thanks to Katherine and Joanna for the lovely photos!

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nkp March 1, 2010 at 12:45 am

That is so fabulous and such a wonderful idea. And the floor carpeted with yummy baby goodness, well, I can hardly stand it. Adorable!

13bees March 1, 2010 at 10:31 am

such a sweet idea!!

kate March 1, 2010 at 11:16 am

the room full of babies is my kind of room! cute overload.

Amy@OldSweetSong March 1, 2010 at 11:26 am

What a fun idea. I can hardly stand the room full of babies. Wish I could play with them!

joanna goddard March 1, 2010 at 1:05 pm

it was so much fun, thanks so much, abbey! xo

Kate NG Sommers March 1, 2010 at 4:57 pm

lovely! I’m so glad to see this tradition spreading across the country. I attended Febgiving USA at Jim and Becca’s last weekend!

michelle March 1, 2010 at 10:23 pm

I love the theme of this party – I think Thanksgiving is very fitting in February!

leigh March 2, 2010 at 12:03 am

It was SO much fun, Abbey. And the room full of babies was totally the place to be :)

M March 2, 2010 at 12:30 am

Seriously fun! (And I think I may still be full!) Soooo… too early to start advocating for Marchgiving?

Melanie March 2, 2010 at 7:07 pm

I love made up holidays. And a roomful of babies.

Nancy March 3, 2010 at 2:03 pm

You are the consummate hosts! Gorgeous, stylish, yet so warm! Alex was so gracious with all the wonders of his little kingdom. :)

Cousin Vic March 1, 2011 at 5:11 pm

What a fun party. I’d trade my grunting teenagers for gurgly babies any day! Guess my invite got lost in the mail…

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