Thursday, August 6, 2009

Taking a Shower

I am not a fan of baby showers. The stupid games, the precious cupcakes, the watered down drinks, really, not my scene. Don't get me wrong, I like throwing them, but mainly because I enjoy torturing my closest friends. There is nothing like watching these women, for once fattter than me, sweat as they wear used wrapping paper on their heads in festive "hats." Also, I like cupcakes.

Today though, we were given our first baby shower, by the lovely people at Ryan's school, and I have to say, I really loved it.

Since Meg was born we have been innudated with gifts. Trust me, I have the list of thank you notes to prove it. However, tonight it was about more than just the gifts, it wa
s about the celebration. Everyone there was just so glad to see us, and to see Meg. It wasn't like people coming to visit us at home, because no one felt they were intruding, because it wasn't our home. They felt they could just sit and enjoy Meg. And we could enjoy it too. I finally got it. And I enjoyed some hummus and little quiches.

Of course, the gifts were nice too. We got a lot of books, but also so awesome clothes. I had no idea teachers were so stylish. My sister took pictures of us opening the gifts, but I look like I just gave birth, so we'll skip those. Instead, check out Meg modeling some of the loot...

Yeah, she looks awesome. Ryan said that I should't use our daughter for laughs, but Sally was all for it. She actually picked out the shoes...

Seriously though (and I say that much too much now) we are so blessed for out community who loves us, loves Meg, and wants to celebrate our new family. Oh, and thank god they always bring booze...

Don't worry, we'll wash them out before we use them for Meg. No, really, we will...

7 comments:

Jules said...

She looks adorable in her hat!!!!!!!! And I'm with you, the games at those things are usually just horrid!!

*Akilah Sakai* said...

What a sweetums. Love the shoes and hat, you little fashionista you.

Baby showers can sometimes bite the big one, but whn they are done right, they can be pretty fun.

Those cheesy, tedious games of 'What's In Your Purse' and 'How Much Do Yo Know About The Mom' and "Preggy-Themed Word Scrambles' need to be updated or totally cut out of the party. Ugh!

Yellow Trash Diaries said...

I love the presents, have never understood the stupid games. Why do group gatherings have to cut our IQ in half? I think the mom/ bride of the shower should be able to have a water gun and squirt anyone who suggests anything dumb. It's the only way to teach them, really.

cherie said...

awww, showers can be a lot of fun! your baby is so cute!

erin said...

Oh My Gosh! She's an angel!

I'm going to do a giveaway at the end of the month for some baby hats from my shop! Keep it in mind for the obviously talented hat model, Meg!

KC said...

Seriously cute baby! I would totally wear a hat like that.

Aunt Juicebox said...

I had 3 showers when I was pregnant, and was really freaked out by them. Most people knew what the baby's name was going to be so they addressed everything to her, and I kept spazzing out, thinking what if I change my mind about the name? All this stuff will have the wrong name on it! Oh the pressure! lol