Our gender reveal party was a wonderful day. We had our closest and dearest friends and family present and it was an all around fantastic day.
The menu was Italian and consisted of:
- Baked ziti
- Roasted sausage, potatoes, peppers and onions
- Homemade marinara sauce
- Pizza bites
- Homemade Garlic Knots (A Carl specialty)
- Italian meats, cheese and crackers
- Assorted olives
- Vanilla and double fudge cupcakes
- Pumpkin whoopie pies
- and my MIL's chocolate whoopie pies
I really wanted to face plant myself into this delicious italian meat platter. MY WEAKNESS! Carl has been informed that I
What will little baby Hartford bee? A baby He or a baby She?! I loved making these cute little behive cupcakes. I also loved eating them... especially the chocolate ones.
The guests were encouraged to wear their color of choice and it was really fun to see people show up wearing blue and/or pink. Team boy was definitely winning the numbers contest but where team pink lacked in numbers, they made up in style! I mean - little girls in pink fluffy dresses?! SWOON!
Here were the teams:
Team Blue (plus a few really cute team pink triplets and Juliet!):
Team Blue (minus a few) celebrates the victory:
I also had a little contest going on here on the blog. Remember this post!?
Well the opposite happened on the blog. Team pink far outnumbered team blue. Carl and I loved reading all of the comments that people left. It was so exciting especially because we just wanted to shout it from the rooftops instead of keeping mum for so long.
The individuals that correctly voted boy were:
1 - Aireen Arellano
2 - Diana J.
3 - Carrie Hartford Fedders
4 - Diana Cardella
5 - Meg Trimarchi
6 - Charlotte
7 - Jimbo
8 - Cupcake Kelly
All the correct entries were entered into a little raffle to win a $10 gift certificate to Dunkin Donuts or Starbucks (winner's choice).
And the lucky winner is....
Congratulations, Charlotte!! Please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org and let me know your preference of gift card.
Thank you, again, to all who voted.
Happy Thursday. Just remember - tomorrow is Friday. Yipeey!