Surprise! Another Shower For Baby B!

I had a long day at work last Thursday. I taught all day, on my feet for five hours without a break. I was totally looking forward to my post-work plans, which was to go to drinks/coffee with a few of my work besties at a local restaurant called Ciara. Little did I know when I arrived I was about to be greeted with quite the surprise– one of my best friends at work organized a surprise shower for Baby B!

I was completely surprised, so this look on my face walking in is absolutely genuine!

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I was immediately ushered to my seat, and I had the chance to take it all in!

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I was surrounded by all of my favorite coworkers, and I was so ecstatic and grateful to see them all!

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Here I am with my beautiful hostess!  She did such an amazing job putting it all together (and keeping it a secret from me!).  Even students knew about it!

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The theme was children’s books, and the décor was absolutely adorable.

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Though I had just eaten lunch a few hours before, I was more than ready to dig in again.  She made sure the entire buffet was “Ami-friendly” food like grilled pizza, eggplant parmesan, salad, veggies, bread, and pasta with pink vodka sauce.  In other words, it was all of my favorite foods!

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After eating and mingling, it was time for cake.  Of course, my friend Lianne knew exactly what kind of cake I liked and presented me with this delicious vanilla cake with real whipped cream frosting.

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I enjoyed a huge slice. . . and continued to eat it for days after!

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All of the teachers chipped in to buy me the highchair I wanted– the Oxo Sprout!

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Even the favors were perfect– little bookmarks perfect for my baby books!

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You will never hear me complain about my work on this blog (other than being tired!) because I really do work with the best people ever.  The fact that so many people wanted to celebrate Baby B’s future arrival was ridiculously touching, and I still can’t get over it.  I want to give the most sincere thanks to all who attended or contributed to my shower– it almost makes me sad I have to take time off from work once the baby’s here!  Well. . . I guess those few months off with Baby B will be worth missing some work!!

Thank you friends– you really know how to make a girl feel loved!

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