Friday, October 28, 2011

One year ago today...

Last year I remember being so anxious! BOY or GIRL?

We decided to have a gender reveal party to find out what we were having.

YOU are invited to our party!

I went to the doctor that day and told the ultrasound tech to write on a note card what we were having and then put it in a secure envelope.

We waited ALL DAY! I wasn't even tempted to look in the envelope....ok maybe a little! But I was strong and didn't.

I went to my neighbors house and told her to call a lady from church who makes amazing cakes! I waited downstairs while she went upstairs, opened the envelope and told her what it was so she could make a cake with either pink or blue frosting in the middle.

I wore pink and Grant wore blue.  We had everyone who came dress in the color they thought this baby might be :)

And so you all know the outcome! Maybe, unless you are new :) But this video reveals it all!!

Such a fun surprise and way to find out!

 Thanks for coming to my party! :)


Love Sparkle Pretty said...

Such a great idea! I would be so tempted to find out and not wait but the gender reveal party would be so much fun! Love the idea! Maybe for our next one... :)

The Cantelmo Family said...

That was such a fun night!

Erin said...

I think this is the cutest idea ever! I have never heard of anyone doing this and I absolutely love it!!

Dawnee said...

Oh my gosh.... I LOVE this idea!!!! My son and daughter-in-law just found out what they were having. I wish I'd seen this post before they told us all. Great idea to use the cake as the reveal!!!!

Found you on the Follower's Fest tonite! Loved your blog and am now following you. I hope you take the

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Nicole [The Lovely Poppy] said...

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Liz @ The Blue Eyed Owl said...

I love this idea!

Christina Marie said...

Congrats:) And I am totally gonna do this once im pregnant! Did you do something special for telling the soon-to-be grandparents when you first found out you were pregnant?

Olivia said...

I love this idea!! I've always said I wanted to do this whenever I have a baby!

p.s. I LOVE your headbands!! My first niece was just born and I do believe I will be purchasing some headbands from you :)

New follower from Follower Fest! :)

Jennifer said...

I'm totally doing this when I get pregnant again!!

Stesha said...

can you please be a little cuter?!
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Kaycie- Redhead Memories said...

YAY! I love this way of finding out the baby's gender! Congratulations!

Jamie - Snow In December said...

Ashley, that is adorable!!!!!

theluckyshot said... What an adorable idea :] Way to get everybody involved!