Debbie (Jon's mom, my co-grandma) and I decided to throw one big baby shower for Allie and Jon. Cheryl (Jon's aunt) secured the location for us - her church party room. I made this punch but used strawberry drink mix to have pink for the whole "it's a girl" theme. :) It was really good!
We had a great turn out, too. It was co-ed, but only 3 adult males came. Jon's dad, Jon, and Jeff. Conor was there too, of course.
Everything went very smoothly - we had way too much food (after not thinking we'd have enough!), we played a few games, and Lily got a lot of cute stuff. The collective "awwww" after each gift was opened became a source of amusement for some. There are some very talented people in our families as well, she received several hand made items - which I absolutely love. Blankets, afghans... even some clothes! Which, of course, I don't have pictures of yet. Waiting months to do posts leaves you with the "where did I put those pictures?!" syndrome. Also, don't want to overload the posts with too many pictures. I'll have to upload them to my flickr account for your viewing pleasure at some point. I will surely let you know when I do!