April 5, 2009

Showered with Love

Yesterday Roy and I attended our personal baby shower at Melinda's house. Melinda, Angelina, and Kim were awesome hosts, and I had a really great time. Kim was the photographer for the day, so I'll let the pictures do most of the talking.

I loved the blue and brown theme!





Of course, the heart on tummy pose was a must do.





We got lots of gifts. People were very generous. We are extremely thankful.



Games included Baby Bingo...



...some unnamed game where whoever drank water from a bottle the fastest won (and of course, I was not the winner, but don't I look awesome drinking from a bottle?)...









...and another game that used candy bars to describe certain baby-related things, like "when Leslie's milk comes in." Whoever guessed the candy bar correctly (in this case, "Mounds") won the candy bar.

Then it was cake time!





And present time!



A few words about the gifts we received: Wow. Our little Charlie is already well loved and well provided for. I was so happy that we received pretty much all of our big ticket items that we really needed. Additionally, we got a ton of cute clothes and a bunch of other stuff that will definitely come in handy.

This experience has really solidified for me that most people (or our people, at least) don't seem to like ordering things online. Our Amazon registry was left largely untouched in favor of our registry at Babies R Us. Me, I absolutely love shopping online, so it's always interesting to find out what other people's shopping habits are like.

And Babies R Us really sucks at updating registry information. We got several repeats because of a glitch in their system or something. It's not that big of a deal, but it was a little annoying to come home from the shower and see that our registry was showing that only four things had been purchased from it.

Here are two pictures I really like, even though the first one showcases my five chins:



And this one, of the fam:



Me and my homies:



Thanks so much to Melinda, Kim, and Angelina for throwing us an awesome shower. We so appreciate it. You guys are awesome.

11 comments:

Angie Eats Peace said...

I am so glad that you enjoyed yourself and that Charlie got so many well-deserved, gifts!

phairhead said...

Hopefully Charlie got some cool books...

tootie said...

Looks like a great shower! That was sweet of them.

kim said...

So glad Charlie got hooked up! I am glad everyone had a good time. :)

sherthebear said...

What a great shower!! How wonderful.

Bex said...

Yay! Charlie is spoiled already, I love it.

Brenda said...

YAY! I'm so happy that you had such a wonderful shower! :) You are truly loved and blessed and Charlie will be well taken care of because he will have you and Roy as parents. BA, what a lucky kid. ;)

Wade said...

Congratulations, again. Sorry I had to miss. Thanks for the invite though.

Crazy Daisy said...

Fun! Looks like a great time! Charlie is well loved!

Nanette said...

What an awesome celebration!

amber said...

I love the blue and brown theme - super cute!

The heart over the belly pic is SO CUTE!! I think it's frame-worthy. :)