Monday, December 06, 2010

Virtual Baby Shower

Yesterday some of my online buddies held an online virtual baby shower for me. Having never done this before, I wasn't sure what to expect, but it turned out to be a ton of fun. Thurs, Fri, & Sat. boxes arrived on my doorstep from Target & the USPS. I kept them all closed up until the shower, so even I didn't know who had sent gifts. Colleen organized the shower on Google Wave and Jen B., Linda, Cindy, & I were able to chat away. We chatted for an hour or so and played a game using my name and coming up with crazy baby names. I got to open gifts and I promised to take pictures so everyone could see what I received.
Colleen sent two pink changing pad covers (changing pad is being sent), a ribbon blankie, a book
Are you my mother? (which I loved as a child), and 2 infant gowns.
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Cindy sent baby monitors which I love and can't wait to try out.
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Linda sent the Slumber Buddy which plays sounds and has a night light to calm the baby to sleep. Paul was already playing with it last night. He's getting excited to be a daddy.
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Trish sent the Musical Mobile, hat & booties, and 3 sleepers.
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Jen had previously sent the pack and play and it's already set up, collecting quilts and blankets for the new baby. She made me promise to open it as soon as it was received, so I happily obliged. We can't wait to have our new baby in it. It should be here in less than a month and a half!
It was so much fun opening the gifts and talking about them, but I promised I'd share, so they could all see what I received. Thanks girls for such a fun shower and taking the time to chat. It was wonderful!
For pictures, all the gifts were placed on the backing of the quilt I finished this weekend, so stay tuned for pictures of my hospital quilt. I figure it's always cold in those places, so I made myself a quilt to put in the hospital bag to keep warm. I absolutely love the backing fabric and have been saving it for over 2 years to use on a special quilt for me.

3 comments:

Cindy said...

I had such a good time at my first ever virtual shower. It was fun to be able to chat with everyone. I'm so glad that you had a good time and we all can't wait to meet the new little addition when she arrives.

Colleen said...

There was a lot of pink in those pictures :) It was a good time and nice to talk with everyone like that. Good luck in the month ahead and can't wait to see pictures of her!

Trish said...

Sorry I couldn't do the virtual shower part on Sunday (yes, I finally figured out the right day....)All of your gifts are lovely, looking forward to baby's arrival!