Baby Shower #1

So, just in case I haven’t mentioned it before I have some of the sweetest friends a girl could ask for. My sister and Rachie hosted a baby shower for me here in Tallahassee with the help of my friends Katie and Loran. They did such a good job and I can’t thank them enough for all their hard work!

The shower was at a little cottage located at the Goodwood Plantation so it was super cute. They decorated it all girly and sweet and had tons of food to eat.

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My sister had these awesome cards printed for everyone to fill out and I read what each person wrote before I opened their gift. I was very proud of myself and didn’t cry, but my mom cried when I read each one I think šŸ˜‰

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While I opened the gifts all the girls played bingo by writing different baby items on a bingo card and checking it off if I opened it. Good idea in my opinion… it’s not a cheesy game and it keeps you entertained because gift opening can get boring if you’re not the opener. Poor P-Sizzle just wanted me to get a rattle…

They also made everyone guess how big around I was which is a terrible, awful game to make a big pregnant person play.

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Unfortunately, some of the girls had already left before we got the idea to do a group picture so we’re missing a few.

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The hostesses

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With my mom and sister

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… and the Grandmas to be

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I was spoiled with Cadbury Eggs and K got a TON of cute things šŸ™‚ So thanks to the planners and the attendees… love you all!

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melissa0785

Iā€™m a twenty-something wannabe city girl living in Tallahassee, FL with my husband and high school sweetheart, David, and our girls, Kennedy and Reese. I'm a financial analyst, much better with numbers than words, but this is my attempt at recording this wonderful, crazy life of ours.

2 thoughts on “Baby Shower #1”

  1. Melissa, I have to say that you look so good. You look like a very cute pregnant momma to be. I have never heard of the bingo game but that is such a cute idea to keep everyone involved in the gifts. Do you always dress up so cute or did you know you were going to your shower? I was told I was going to my brother in-laws cookout for his birthday and could I bring a package of hot dogs(I should have been smart enough to realize right then)but I walked in to my baby shower with 2 packs of hotdogs. That made for a laugh and lovely pictures.

    1. Thank you! I definitely knew about the shower or I probably would have ended up wearing yoga pants and a t-shirt! I’m trying to stay looking presentable in public, but it’s getting harder and my wardrobe keeps shrinking! Love your shower story… I bet that did get some good laughs!

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