Over the weekend we had our gender reveal party! At first we weren’t going to have one, but then decided that this is our first child and we should do as much celebrating as possible. For the party we kept it small and had our parents, my sister and her fiance, my cousin, and our closest friends. It was the perfect group of people there to celebrate with us!
For the party, Zoës Kitchen provided us with the Live Med Party Pack and it was perfect for the occasion! I don’t eat meat and my sister has a gluten allergy, and it was able to accommodate both of our dietary restrictions which is definitely an added bonus because it can be difficult sometimes. The party pack included rosemary ham & mozzarella and spinach & mushroom piadinas, Live Med salad (my favorite part!), fresh fruit, hummus served with pita, and a gallon of tea. It included everything that we needed and all of the food was so delicious! Everyone couldn’t stop talking about how great everything was, and it was the perfect amount of food for 14 people. I will definitely be having Zoës Kitchen cater another party because of how convenient it was, and the food was amazing!
Here are some pictures from the party:
We are so thrilled to announce that Baby W is a girl! We can’t wait to meet her in just a few more months, and I’m definitely excited to start shopping for some baby girl clothes!
This post is in collaboration with Zoës Kitchen, and all thoughts and opinions are my own.
Photos by GloryRoze Photography
Now that I’m almost 22 weeks pregnant (which is a little hard to believe), I thought I would share with you some items that we have for the baby so far! One of the items that I’m most excited about is the DockATot! I’ve heard such great things about DockATot, and I’m definitely looking forward to using it when the baby arrives in December. If you haven’t heard of it before, it’s a multi-functional lounger, co-sleeper and playtime lounger. Before researching this product I only knew of it as a co-sleeper, so I definitely love the idea of using it as a lounger too. Especially because we have the toy arch and the toy set to hang on the arch (pictured below), so the baby will be able to use the DockATot for playtime too which I really love. We have the Deluxe which is for 0-8 months, and there is also a Grand size for 9-36 months. It’s also all natural and made of 100% cotton which is really great too. We received this product, and I’ll be doing a full post about the DockATot once the baby arrives so stay tuned!
I also purchased diapers during Amazon Prime Day. I figured we’ll be going through a lot of diapers, so might as well stock up when they are on sale! I plan to test out a variety of different brands to see which works best for us, but would love to know your recommendations if you have any.
To go along with the diapers, I’ve been on the search for the perfect diaper bag. We received this one from Vera Bradley, and it’s going to be perfect for either Robert or myself to carry. I didn’t want a diaper bag that was too girly for his sake, so this black backpack definitely fits the bill. It has a lot of different compartments, and it has a changing pad that you can snap into the front which is really convenient.
Before we knew the gender of the baby (and I’ll be sharing this with you soon!), I purchased a few different sets of gender neutral clothes. I don’t want everything that we purchase to be perfect for only a boy or a girl (especially if we have another child), so these little outfits are perfect and oh so cute.
DockATot, toy arch, and toy set c/o DockATot | Huggies diapers | Vera Bradley diaper bag c/o | Carter’s onesie | Carter’s outfit
What are your baby must haves?
Last week I shared a little bit about our stay at Renaissance in Raleigh (here and here), and today I wanted to share with you the delicious breakfast that we had at 41Hundred! Once we woke up we were starving, so the three of us headed downstairs for breakfast. Once arriving at 41Hundred we were able to select if we wanted to go for the buffet, or order off of the menu. Glory and I decided on the buffet and we were able to get omelets, pancakes, and french toast made to order which was amazing. We were also able to choose from a variety of cereals, fresh fruits, yogurt, muffins, etc. Meghan ordered off of the menu and she went with an omelet with potatoes which looked so good! I loved that the three of us were able to relax, sip on some coffee and tea, and enjoy our delicious breakfast before leaving for the day.
I wore this dress from J.Jill, and I love how comfortable it is! I also ordered a size up so it’s a little oversized which is perfect for my growing bump. I paired it with these fun tassel earrings from BaubleBar too for a fun day of shopping!
c/o J.Jill dress | c/o BaubleBar earrings | c/o Vera Bradley mini saddle bag | Jack Rogers sandals
Thanks to Renaissance for having us. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Photos by GloryRoze Photography