Sunday, June 17, 2012

gender reveal party revealed.

Yesterday was the big day. The day we tallied the votes and revealed the gender of this little bean growing in my belly.

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It was a pink and blue "Cast Your Vote" theme where everyone was asked to wear either pink or blue based on what they thought we were going to have.

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We had a tally board where people were able to write their name and "cast their vote". Even Toby was excited to vote!

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The first voters to the poll...

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The food table almost finished.

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We had a candy bar with pink, blue and white candy for the winning group (or anyone who felt like a lolly).

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Goodie bags for the candy.

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And the most important part... the food! We had a little variety of finger foods like these caprese salad bites.

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Devilled Eggs.

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Pink and Blue Cupcakes.

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Chicken Salad Croissants.

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Fresh Fruit.

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Sweet Potato Bites.

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And Spinach and Artichoke Dip (which, by the way, is not a common food here in Oz... and it was a big hit- wish I had made this sooner!).

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Me doing some really weird pose... I am not sure what I was trying to do here but I feel like I look a little like a crazy fat lady. Funny enough to share I thought :)

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After everyone arrived (both our Australian guests and online family and friends) we tallied the votes and prepared for the big reveal.

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(me showing the people online the tally board)

And after weeks of guessing and dreaming and thinking and talking about this little baby, the time was finally here when we would actually find out. We were both so excited to finally know but strangely a little nervous as well. Just that feeling of anticipation I guess! They only thing between us and knowing our baby's gender was one little strip of tape... ahhh!!!

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1...2...3... OPEN! 

And out popped a whole box of BLUE balloons!!!  IT'S A BOY!!!!

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So excited!!!

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So there you have it friends- baby de Baugy is officially a BOY and we couldn't be more excited about it :)

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A special thanks to my great friend, Alyce for taking all of the photos of the balloon release photos.  They turned out amazing and really captured the moment perfectly. THANK YOU!!!

Now if you will excuse me- I am off to buy my very first baby boy outfit!

1 comment:

  1. This is just precious! So cute and creative :)

    PS Who filled the box with the balloons?


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