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Beware Lamb-Flavored Baby Food at Baby Showers

Posted by Pamela Vaughan

Oct 20, 2008, 3:15:24 PM

[caption id="attachment_322" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Definitely not a "Cake Wrecks" cake."]Definitely not a "Cake Wrecks" cake.[/caption]

First of all, let's all be thankful my baby shower cake wasn't shaped like a baby butt or a preggo lady and didn't picture a naked woman giving birth. Okay, moving on ...

[caption id="attachment_326" align="alignright" width="242" caption="Nina won the candy-diaper-poop game."]Nina won the candy-diaper-poop game.[/caption]

If you ever need to plan an event in the Detroit area, you should employ the event planning expertise of my sister, Adrienne. Now, I realize I've never been to one of these before, but she, my other sister Lauren and my mother threw me an absolutely awesome baby shower this past weekend in Pennsylvania with my family and some close family friends.

Although I did have to suck it up for the "Make-Pamela-Guess-the-Baby-Food-Flavor" game, everyone had a really fun time. (Expectant mothers please note - steer clear of "macaroni and cheese" and "lamb" flavored baby foods. I nearly vomited.)

[caption id="attachment_319" align="alignleft" width="226" caption="Butt Paste endorsement"]Butt Paste endorsement[/caption]

Other, less torturous games were a hoot. I must say, it was monumentally entertaining to peer across the room and see my grandmother sniffing and tasting the contents of a baby's diaper during the "Which candy bar is in that diaper?" game. And my sister, Lauren had guests winning oddly appropriate prizes such as baby corn and baby dills by guessing the correct prices of items like breast milk storage bags and butt paste.

[caption id="attachment_321" align="alignright" width="242" caption="practicing my strolling"]practicing my strolling[/caption]

I must say, James and I are definitely a lot more prepared for Baby Lump's arrival after being showered with so many baby gifts. Guests will be delighted to know I will be tossing all the gift receipts and making no returns or exchanges at Babies "R" Us - such tasteful gift-givers they were!

To sum it up, I couldn't have imagined having a better shower, and I'll never subject Baby Lump to meat-flavored baby foods.


For more baby shower pictures, check out the Little Baby Lump Flickr page in the Family set.


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Topics: family, Events, Surprises, baby food, baby shower, baby gifts

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