Monday, November 17, 2014

Blue Monday - Baby Shower

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**Thank you to Lisa Easterling for some of these photos. (Mine turned out not-so-good.)

My granddaughter is going to make me a GREAT grandmother soon; she's expecting a baby boy in December! I attended a baby shower this past Friday night, and I'm sharing the Blue you'll see in the pictures.

A cute idea for a baby shower decoration is to display childhood pictures of the father-to-be/mother-to-be by attaching them to a sheet hung over a door. Please note the Blue bibs and the Blue flowers. I admit that I took this terribly darkened picture. (sigh)

Here's the father-to-be, Matt, and the mother-to-be, Jenna, posing in front of the display.

Quite a few packages were wrapped in Blue.

Some gifts were Blue.

Refreshments reflected Blue for the baby boy.

Jenna is wearing Blue jeans. Matt is wearing a Blue shirt.

My daughter-in-law's mother (another GREAT grandmother-to-be) is wearing Blue. She's showing a pacifier that will have the baby look as if he's wearing a moustache. (I don't remember who gave it; it was so cute I just had to share it with you.)

Happy Blue Monday!


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Jim said...


Annesphamily said...

How fun is that! Looks like the happy couple got lots of goodies for the new little one. Congrtas to all. And blue of course! Hugs, Anne

Julie said...

Congratulations, Happy Blue Monday.

Anne Seltmann said...

Hi Sally!

What a love idea ... a baby shower. I also like the idea with the children's pictures of the father.
But even the most beautiful things in the delightful baby blue.

Happy Monday


bj said...

So glad she had a good shower. Thanks much for hosting.

Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Congratulations, Sally! What a happy event to look forward to! Best wishes to your granddaughter on the rest of her pregnancy and the delivery of her bouncing baby boy!

Small City Scenes said...

What a happy 'blue' event. Congrats all around. MB

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

HI Sally, thank you for sharing your Granddaughters wonderful shower. Blue cupcakes too! My blue this week is small, a few things on a shelf.

Lina Gustina said...

Great baby shower. Congrats!

Anonymous said...

Many blues in these pics!Hope you send us a pic when your grand baby has that pacifier in his mouth:) A babyshower and a wedding shower are my two favorite events:)

Unknown said...

Congrats and what a lovely baby shower

Jutta.K. said...

Congratiulations, a nice idea to have such a party !
I like it and wish you all the best.
Greetings from Germany

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Baby showers are always such joyous occasions, especially when blue is involved!

Happy Blue Monday from the Sonoran Desert!

Anonymous said...

Loving the pacifier with the moustache!! Can't wait to see that one in action!! :-)

Congratulations!! Xxx

Maria's Space said...

Congratulations. Your granddaughter is a beautiful pregger. Look how perfect that belly is.

Melbourne Australia Photos said...

A happy family occasion, Sally! I wish you all the best as the new arrival in the family comes along.
Thanks for hosting.

Little Wandering Wren said...

Looks like you will have a GREAT Christmas one way or another! What a fun, happy occasion, I have never been to a baby shower would you believe!
Have a GREAT week too!
Wren x

Mersad said...

Congratulations. So happy for you guys!

LV said...

You love your children, grand ones, but when that great grand one comes along, it is wonderful. You know how special mine(Layton)is to me. I wish them the best with a fine healthy child. Having a nice shower, helps out.

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Gerald (SK14) said...

We don't really go in for "baby showers" in the UK or at least we didn't - maybe they do these days - looks like you enjoyed yourself though.

January Zelene said...

Congratulations to the family. Another addition is coming his way, is a true blessing.

Ann said...

I've seen those cute mustache binkies--they can throw you at first!!! Love all the blue outfits, must be so exciting for you.

Linda Kay said...

Sally, the mama looks like she is just about to burst with that new baby.

Salmagundi said...

Lucky you!!! I would love to have a new baby around, but not too soon (Granddaughter is only 18!). Thanks for hosting Blue Monday. Sally


Congrats to the new mother on her baby boy! Many blessings for the family too. Looks like a wonderful Baby Shower was had.
Thanks for hosting sweet lady. Have a great week.

Leovi said...

Yes, they spent a lot of fun with nice gifts for your future great grandson, beautiful pictures!

DougPhoto2009 said...

Sally, congratulations. Thanks for sharing.

Anonymous said...

Hello Sally,
I love these kind of baby event ♥ wonderful "blue boy" pics!
Have a nice week

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Anonymous said...

Hi Sally,
Congratulations, Sally!
Nice greetings,

Sarah said...

Congratulations! Of course it's a boy. The theme has to be blue. '-)
Thanks for hosting.

Anonymous said...

Hi Sally,

What an exciting end to the year for you all :-) She definitely looks ready to pop!

Best wishes to all the family,

Jeanne said...

How sweet Sally. A baby shower for your great grandson to be is a lovely party. Jenna and Matt look so happy and excited. Jenna reminds me of you Sally. Lovely gifts and there is lots of blue. I think the idea of childhood photos of the parents to be is such a fun idea. A perfectly planned party for a very special baby boy to be. It won't be long now.

Congratulations and best wishes to all.
Love, Jeanne

Susan Freeman said...

Hi Sally,
I do apologize. I had the link up and then removed it when I could not add the photo to your site because it was too large. It was dinner time and I thought I would come back later to resize the pic and add your link back. I did not realize that the linking worked. So thanks for fixing it and your link back is on my site now.

Big Texas Hugs,
Susan and Bentley

Louisette said...

Very lovely, and congratulations
Greeting from Belgium