Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Steppin' Out - 7-24-11

This weekend we drove up to San Jose to celebrate at the baby shower of our friends, Matt and Nicole.

Here are Em and I before the party.
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(Excuse me while I yell at my photographer for not noticing the stray halter straps from my dress over my shoulder.)

Me:
Dress, Ross
Shoes, Target

Em:
Dress & Hairbows, Gymboree
Shoes, Payless

Then Em and I had a pose-down.
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Em won, of course.
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We had so much fun at Nicole's shower. Em ADORES Matt and Nicole, and spent the entire drive down talking about them.

Here she is with the mom-to-be.
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Em was super excited for cake.
Cake, please!

How cute was Nicole's owl theme? The cake matched the invites!
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Other than actual babies at the shower, Em was the youngest kiddo. I was thrilled that despite skipping naptime, she was great. Everyone loved her, and Em gladly accepted a little toy dog from Nicole's mom, who is going to make an AMAZING grandma very soon.

I laughed when Em took the hostesses up on their offer to settle in next to Nicole as she opened gifts.
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She enjoyed the chance to check out the gifts up close, too.
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We are beyond excited to meet Matt and Nicole's little boy. He's one lucky kid to be born into such an amazing family.

4 comments:

  1. seriously too cute. the pose off cracks me up, em is such a little ham, i love it.

    and the fact that she sat close to the present opening is just adorable. love it.

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  2. You look fabulous!!

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  3. LOVE these mama/daughter pix, they are awesome! Also that Owl cake is the bomb

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  4. 1. You, Nicole and Em all look fabulous!
    2. That owl cake is the coolest baby shower cake ever.
    3. I Love You Through and Through is one of the greatest kid books ever- definitely a favorite around here!

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