Thursday, February 16, 2012

The Big Reveal Recap!

Okay, before we start with all the awesome pics from the party, I have to share....
The Hubs felt Baby Girl move this morning!! 
I can't believe it, I thought it would take forever for him to feel here. I was laying in bed, half awake, and she was moving around so I grabbed his hand and put it on my belly....first time, no go....a minute later she kicked a big kick or did a somersault or something and he felt it! It was so awesome. I am so glad he was able to feel her and be a part of this next step! :) 
He is a proud and happy Daddy!

Okay sorry....on top the party recap!
All these AMAZING pictures were taken by one our very very dear friends, a childhood friend of The Hubs, and Adelyn's Daddy....and Adeyln and Elise will be BFFs just like their Daddies... I LOVE IT! 

That's The Hubs' Dad holding Addie...getting some practice in! :)
Did I mention I loved my circuit cutter?!?!
Skype-ing Katie and Meredith in for the party from Mississippi
Showing her the party!
My pink and blue cupcakes!

Love the way the pinata turned out!!! :)
Sweet little Elliot!

Grandma-to-be loving on Addie
Little AR...I love her!

Sweet little face!

We played games with Old Wives Tales.....with the lovely Laurie being the host! :)

One of Laura's sweet little pups!
Keeping score.....
It was all tied up before the family feud game....

 Then, the boy took the lead.....

Jessica loving on Addie (she was a popular girl that nigh if you couldn't tell...)
My besties in Mississippi!
I was so nervous right was time....

And it's pink!! (the candy didn't come flowing out like anticipated...but all we needed to see was one piece! :) 

(One I took with my phone to post to fb)
My favorite picture of the night. This is why I love Blake (the photog) and I why I am soooooooooooo glad he took pics for me! This will be framed and put in her room!
So shocked and happy!
Trey and his momma!
The grandmas-to-be loving on each other!
Hugging my bestie, Laura! God love her, she is the only one who knew and found out and like 1 that day and had to hold it in aaaallll day! She is THE BEST!
Team Pink!
Team Blue!
My folks!
Me and The Bestie!
We're a little excited.... :)
It's a girl, Elise Kelly Bellar will be here in June!

And of course, the video! 

It was such an awesome night and something so special for all of us to be a part of. I am so glad that we have all these pictures and videos to show Elise one day so she can see how loved she was from the very first thought of her! :) 
We are so blessed by our family and friends and so lucky to have so many awesome people in Elise's life!


The Smiths said...

What a fun way to find out whether you're having a boy or girl!! We contemplated having a gender reveal party, but I was too impatient and couldn't wait! I wanted to know right away. Maybe next time.

Jeremy and Megan said...

This is seriously SO cute!! I love everything you did for the party!!

OMG I can't believe your friend had to keep that secret all day!! That would be SO tough!!

Great pics for you to show pretty little Elise!! :)

Valerie Griffin said...

oh, i love it!

Krystal said...

I love the pinata idea! Did you make it or what, I've never seen one where you pull and things come out!

Aliya said...

OMG I watched the video and TOTALLY cried... your face is priceless!! So sweet :)

Kristin said...

Of course I've already stalked most of these photos out on facebook, but seriously, outdid yourself! The party looked absolutely amazing. I think I need to get me one of those circuit cutter things for real. :)

On a completely unrelated note, you and your mom could pretty much be twins. Seriously. :)

Anonymous said...

if that's not the cutest party ever!!! Congrats on your babygirl!

Ashley Paige said...

Oh, this is just THE sweetest!! I love, love, love reveal parties. I swore we'd do one with number two.. but then.. that time came and AGAIN I am just too darn impatient! Gah! ... Maybe for number three? LOL.. Let's not get ahead of ourselves.. The party details are ah-mazing and you look INCREDIBLE, lady!! Love it all!

Mrs. S said...

that is so awesome! love the party? how did you guys tell your friend who kept the secret? OB write it down or what ? so neat!!

Katie said...

OH GIRL I'M loving everything about this!!!!!!!!!!! This is so incredibly precious. When we are expecting, can you help me plan this exact same party?! haha I'm not kidding. So beautiful!! :)


Jeanna said...

That was so freaking precious! Your family & friends support is amazing. I love how happy everyone is for you! :)

Tiffany said...

Omg so you didn't know either???? I'd go crazy knowing someone knew and couldn't tell me!!!! How exciting though!!! Congrats!!!!

Jamie said...

Baby girls are the best. So cute. What a beautiful party.

Christine said...

I had my little boy 6 weeks ago. I think I still have the hormones because that made me wanna cry! lol Congrats

Mrs. Magnolia said...

Your party looked amazing and your friend is a wonderful photographer.

How exciting!!

asj said...

looks like a BLAST, great photographs!!

Britni Kesselring said...

What a fun idea!! I think my husband and I are going to get a cake made and find out that way. Congrats!! Love the baby name!

Mrs. Pancakes said...

awwww...such a cute idea!!

natasha {schue love} said...

Awwww YAY!!! Little sweet girl!! So excited and happy for you!! xo

Anna & Kirby said...

I love your reveal party! Congrats on your little girl :) I am due in June too!

I'm a new follower... love reading pregnancy blogs. Esp. if they are pregnant around the same time as me! Can't wait to read more of your journey!

Little Miss Southern said...

Ahhhhh congrats!!! This is so fun and you look adorable!!

J and A said...

Ah I love this! So fun. Congrats!!!