Babies, Babies, Babies.

2015
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Well, really just “baby, baby,” though the other was more fun to write.

Our family seems to be growing by leaps and bounds, which is a wonderful thing, and no thanks to my efforts. (Sad saga¬†for another page.) Niece Katie and her husband Erik are expecting a baby girl later this month. We recently held a baby shower for her, and I managed to take a bunch of not-so-great photos (my specialty) that I’ll share here. It’ll keep me from having to write much:

Mom-to-be Katie opening presents with help from her nieces Josie and Gabriella:

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Katie with Josie, in space boots!

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Last days of spike heels?

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANieces Courtney and Amber ought to be in the party-planning business. They did a fabulous job of decorating the hall and keeping all guests busy and engaged.

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And what’s a shower without good food? A fabulous brunch was served, along with slushy drinks and frozen fruit cups. Good stuff!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERANiece Amber, from Cake Occasions, provided a beautiful (and delicious) cake in the colors Katie chose for the baby’s room. The shoes on top are edible! Edible shoes. What a concept.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA fun time was had by all. At least by me. I hope everyone else enjoyed it as much.

Later that evening, my sister Be hosted a family pot-luck to celebrate the holidays and Katie’s shower and the fact that Heather and Mike and the kids were in town. We had such a great time. The highlight of the evening came when nephew Mike (not Heather’s Mike, but Amber’s Mike) made a sly announcement about Amber’s pregnancy. It took us all a while to figure out what he was hinting at. But what a joyous day!

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWhat great parents they are all going to be. Next Christmas, we’ll have six tiny tots chasing after dogs and screaming around the house. Isn’t that what Christmas is all about?

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Happy New Year, dear readers.

3 Responses to “Babies, Babies, Babies.”

  1. Rick says:

    There is nothing that lights up life like having kiddos and babies around. Happy New Year!

  2. Cathy says:

    Oh, what a fabulous thought….six babies running around at Christmas!!! Congratulations to your entire family!!!

  3. I could not refrain from commenting. Very well written!

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