OK... enough rambling (once I get going I can't stop!) I promised pictures of the baby shower so here they finally are.
My first shower was in Durango at TJ's grandparents house. It was hosted by Gram, his step-mom Irina and his birth mom Aimee. They invited all the ladies from the ward so that I could meet everyone and everyone could meet me (before that I was kind of like a myth... "TJ's cute adorable wife"). There were lots of people there and we were so blessed that everyone brought a present, actually they all brought giftcards so once we got home we were able to buy everything we wanted/needed. There was a great food selection and a huge cake. And we played the typical babyshower games: guess the belly size, name that poop (melted candybars in diapers), blindfolded diapering, and I know there was more but those are the ones that stood out :]
This is Grandmommy Aimee, TJ's biological mom. Kemper is going to have a lot of people to spoil him :]
And this is my BFF in Durango, Christal and I can't wait to live closer to her. I first met her in May when TJ and I went out for her wedding. I ended up catching the bouquet....so she's the one that got this ball rolling ;] just kidding.
Here are some of the guests from the party, the redhead cheesin it up is TJ's sister Alexa... aka babysitter #1 haha.
This is the blindfolded diaper game. Anastasia did really good at all the games, she was the one closest to my actually belly size!
Christal and I in deep thought over the poopy diapers. This game always grosses me out but we ended up winning! I think we got 5 out of 7. I won this at the last babyshower I went to as well. When we told TJ that I won, he then proclaimed.. my wife knows her poop! He's totally getting a picture of baby's first poop :]
And there are a whole lot more pictures but I'm too lazy to post them. We had another baby shower here in North Carolina. Some of our friends had it at a restaurant and we all just ordered appetizers, drinks and talked for a few hours. It was great, unfortunately I didn't take any pictures :]