Monday, March 15, 2010

A little less talk and a lot more pictures

Before heading to my baby shower on Saturday, we had to overcome this obstacle:


We are still trying to locate the bird that comes and makes a nest in her head every night. I promise that I washed and conditioned this before she went to bed the night before.
After we tackled that mess, we headed to the shower...


My friend, Tara, recently started making cakes for special occasions. She did such a great job on the cake - not to mention, it was pound cake. Need I say more? Thanks so much, Tara!

I loved the little name tag on the cake. For some reason it made me a little emotional.


Hair problem solved.


Please tell me you all have had coffee punch. See how heavenly it looks sittin' in that punchbowl? That is the only special request I made for the shower. And I may or may not have insisted on a double batch.


With this pregnancy I've noticed that I will sport a jean jacket like it's my job. Call it my security, call it my lack of wardrobe, call it both if you will.







Thanks Aunt Marella and fam for the "Big Sisters Rock" T-shirt!







Go Gators!! We gotta train 'em up right.










Sal Gal, Marella, Kerri, me, and Abbi











Sal Gal, my mom, and me





Kate and all of her great-grandmothers
She loves crossing her legs and even rides in her car seat like that sometimes. I think it's hilarious because she's really such a wild woman.
The shower was so much fun, even though I started sweating while opening all of the gifts. I think it was a mixture of pregnancy hormones, being the center of attention, and oh, that blasted jean jacket.
After the shower we headed to watch the season opener of Matt's Mini-Cup race.




It was freezing but we had a good time, even though we ended up getting home way past my bedtime.
And on Sunday my mom and dad came over to have lunch with us and play for a while.












Kate makes them dress-up for the occasion.




Cinderella's got nothing on that dude.



16 comments:

~Mrs. Guru~ said...

Too cute!

Naturally Caffeinated Family said...

You look gorgeous, I LOVE that cake, your fam and your and your Hubs are SO cute, and your lil hair comment cracked me up! (we have a few of those little microphones, so fun :))

Alexa said...

That cake is so pretty!

GirlB300 said...

Great post Hollie!

Kaz and Amy said...

Oh so fun! I love all the pictures and the shower looked like so much fun! The cake is amazing! So pretty! Hope you have a great Tuesday!

Tiffany said...

Looks like a great shower!!! I totally think you should have posted the punch recipe :)

Lindsey said...

Adorable shower!! I have 2 to plan in the next 6 months so it was great to see some ideas :) Also, I definitely want the recipe for that punch! You should post it, puh. lease.

Love your blog! And your family is adorable! :)

amy (metz) walker said...

That's an awesome cake...and speaking of awesome, you look amazing. You seriously can't even really tell youre pregnant unless you are looking for it!

Cute Clips and More said...

That cake is beautiful!! Looks like a fun shower.

Rebecca Jo said...

First off Miss Thang... how are you having a Baby Shower & not even looking like you are carrying a baby????? wow... you look amazing!

That cake is fantastic! Cake Boss has NOTHING on that!

Love the Big Sister Rocks shirt too!... my hair used to get tangled like that. We'd seriously buy CASES of "no more tangles" & spray it in my hair a few times a day!!! :)

Sweet Simplicity said...

That hair brings back horrible memories of my childhood. ha!
That cake is amazing! You have the best skin. It always looks airbrushed and glowing.

Two Little Lambs said...

That cake is precious! You're going to have so much fun with a little boy! Boys are great fun! Congrats!

Kerri said...

Shoulda sported my jean jacket too...Will be doin' some push ups TONIGHT! ewww...

Totally cute pic of you and your dad!

Kat said...

Sounds like it was a fabulous party! (and opening gifts always makes me sweat too)
And by the way, you are just too cute!

Jamie Lynn said...

When I was little and would wake up my hair looked exactly like that so I feel her pain hahaha..

You're so pretty:)

Heather said...

Love the pics Holly!! Would you mind sharing where you got Kate's colorful striped outfit that she wore to the shower? I love it!!