BABY M’S SHOWER!
Baby showers are the best! I honestly don’t know how we could’ve prepared for this little man without all the help and support of our family and friends. We’re so grateful for the gifts and know opening these teeny tiny clothes will only be half as exciting and getting to slip his little arms and legs into them.
Gus and I both grew up in Northern Kentucky, that’s where we met, dated as youngsters, and fell in love. Our little love story is here if you’re interested. 💕 So, holidays and parties have always been a breeze in getting our families together since most of them are in the same place! My sister and her co-host, mom: hosted a beautiful shower for us in the Hotel Covington courtyard. The kids had room to run around and little plastic pacifiers to find for prizes while the rest of us sipped on cocktails, coffee and looked through all the baby things! There was a cake, with a vanilla and pumpkin layers and it was to die for! We brought it home with us and had a little for lunch and dinner everyday until we realized we made ourselves sick… Then when we set it by the door to take our to the trash where Leroy got to it and and ate the rest. It’s safe to say this family will be on a sugar high for the rest of the week.
With my love for hosting, I’m so used to being the one that plans, preps, runs a million and one errands, and puts it all together. It was SO NICE to to just pop in for party! And even better, that it was to celebrate the little miracle we’re getting ready to welcome. Such a happy day, I had to dedicate a post to sharing some of the moments and memories we created in honor of this brand new season of life!
BABY SHOWER DRESSES
My baby shower dress inspiration was this dress from Self Portrait (they have a lot of beautiful bump friendly designs). Which was sadly not available in my size or price range. I wanted a class and darling draping effect over my growing bump so pleated and wrap dresses were my two best options. I found my dress at Aritzia the week of the shower and had already ordered about 4 others to see which would be the best fit. I’ll leave all of them below for any of you mamas out there looking for something for your shower. This dress by Keepsake didn’t come in until after the shower but I LOVED it too. None maternity and fits the big bump perfectly (you don’t see the cut outs with the way it sits over your bump!)
The pink came dress below would have fit over my 2nd trimester bump, but the slip part was a little too tight for the 3rd*