17 weeks pregnant

Gender reveal party!

I love the idea of a gender reveal party.  As I had previously mentioned in an earlier post, I had gotten this idea form one of my best friends and was so excited to host this party.  My husband on the other had just wanted to know the baby’s gender right then and there at the doctors appointment.  He played along with me…after much convincing!!  I only had one week to get it organized as he wasn’t going to wait much longer!

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You can get information on both our looks on my previous blog post.

My sister-in-law Raquel was so generous and helped me organize the entire party!  She has such a great creative eye and decorated our place beautifully.  The most important party piece was the cake.  I love Susie Cakes bakery and decided to have them bake my cake.  At my 16 week doctors appointment,  I had the radiation technician write down the baby’s gender on a piece of paper and seal it in an envelope.  We then brought the envelope to the baker and had them put either pink of blue icing in the middle.  When we cut the cake we found out what we were having.

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I am unable to post the video of the cake reveal here but you can click on my Instagram feed/link to see the video there.  We were both very excited and happy.

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We are so pleased to announce that we are having a beautiful little GIRL!!  We couldn’t be more thrilled.  Its now time to decide on the name and get started on her nursery!!

Thank you for sharing this amazing journey with us.  I look forward to sharing more with you all!

With Love…

ANDREA


Boy or Girl!!

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As soon as we found out we were pregnant, other than wishing for a healthy baby, we were curious to determine whether we were having a boy or a girl!!  My husband was especially anxious as he is already planning on painting the nursery and needed to know where we should begin.

One of my best friends who recently had a baby had a gender reveal party!!  This was the first time I had heard of this and knew I had to do the same.  Currently we are 17 weeks pregnant.  Our gender revealing ultrasound was scheduled for week 20.  On our 12 week appointment my OBGYN casually mentioned that it could be possible to see the baby’s gender at 16 weeks, and if the technician allowed us to sneak in the room, we could possibly find out then.  My husband was convinced we were finally finding out!!  At our 16 week appointment, we sweet talked and convinced our doctor and the technician to sneak us in the room and take a look.  Although he was ready to find out right at that moment, I had asked them to write it down on a piece of paper and seal it.  We brought this paper to our favorite bakery and had them put either pink of blue icing on the inside.  Pictures and details of the party will be on my next blog post!!

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Dress:  Ted Baker    Heels:  Jimmy Choo Similar Here and Here

Husbands look: Jacket: Etro (old)   Pants: Scalpers   Tie: Scalpers (old)   Shoes: Toms Similar Here and Here

As soon as I saw this dress I knew it was going to be my outfit for the party!!  It has an A line cut with a front pleat that fits my growing baby bump perfectly.  I love the embellished collar detail, it makes this simple dress complete with no accessories needed.  I paired the dress with simple metallic heels.  The dress is so bright I knew I needed something neutral to balance it out.  These were my wedding heels and I guess are my go to special occasion pumps!!

Find out what we are having in my next post in a few days!!  Thanks again for sharing this amazing journey with me.

With Love…..

Andrea