Monday, June 08, 2009

Once upon a time…

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… there was a stylish, funny and creative woman named Anna. Lo and behold, the time came when she learned she would be having a baby girl, the better on which to bestow her best and girliest features...

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And so, her friends and family gathered to shower this baby girl and her mother with gifts, food and embarrassing stories of their own childhoods.

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Debbie wrapped the giant boxes with care and delivered them to Leslie where she could lovingly employ the contents of her two ribbon boxes. {So sue me, I have two separate boxes for ribbon: one for tulle, one for curling ribbon. It's an addiction and I'm not ashamed.}

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Anna zealously opened the offerings before her, ooing and aahing over every delightful item she unwrapped.

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  And the food! Carlye crafted a menu of culinary delights to tickle the tongue including strawberry mint soup.

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Dee-Dee {the proud mother of the mama-to-be} was there, ready to bestow a lifetime of love and wisdom upon her daughter in this new journey.

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Always the technical whiz, Debbie kept track of the gifts on her iPhone.

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Noting the yoga-like quality of her daughter's growing wardrobe, Anna wished for a yoga-like temperament for this baby girl as well!

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For those wishing to imbibe of Sangria, there were options...

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As in showers of yore, it was noted that ruffles across the butt were only acceptable and even desired on baby clothes!

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See! Look how snuggly!

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More little guests, marching to a shower of their own...

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A blanket as soft as this, it was dangerous to pass it around the circle.

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With a sigh of relief, Anna knew at once that dirty diapers would not have to be feared in the Adlard home.

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Sweet baby girl, indeed...

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And so little girl, your mommy and aunties await your arrival...

8 comments:

  1. Awww... what a wonderful day!

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  2. GREAT pics, Lu! You are getting to be quite the photographer. It was so fabulous, and I am so lucky to have friends like you! This baby girl doesn't know what she's in for. So much girly-ness awaits.

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  3. What a fun shower!! The Mom to be is so precious and looked so cute in her outfit! Don't you just love baby things? Glad you had a great time at the shower. Love & blessings from NC!

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  4. so next time I am expecting, I might need to get you to throw me a shower :-) you're so creative and the food looked delicious and everything was perfect!

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  5. You take the BEST pictures....the shower and graduation pictures are so GREAT!

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  6. We don't have baby showers here - I wish we did.

    It would ALMOST be worth having another baby and moving to the US .... I said ALMOST!

    Love the candid photos.

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  7. I had to come back and tell you how gorgeous your photos are. LOVE THEM. That's all.

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