Monday, January 30, 2017

Early Bird Breakfast Club ~ Baby Shower


I distinctly remember this lazy Sunday afternoon. We were sleeping in like most Sundays of my second pregnancy, until we remembered we were invited by my in-laws to have lunch with them in Century City Mall Makati. 


I thought it was odd because it's not their usual Sunday lunch favorite. Since we were running late (and I worried they might wait too long and still be done with lunch before we arrive), I kept telling Daddy A to call them up & let them know we'll just eat at a nearby resto and probably join them for lunch some other time. To which Daddy A would hear none of! 

Turns out it was a surprise baby shower and he was in on the surprise too! Sus!! Kala ko nag-kuripot mode lang kaya push ang family lunch hahaha :))

Wow! I knew it was a shower when I saw the charming decor outside but I was actually shocked to see that my brother and his girlfriend were there too! hahaha..totally unexpected! 

We joined them for lunch while we entertained the toddlers as well. I've always wanted to dine here to sample their dishes and take pictures but alas! I wasn't able to bring my trusty camera. I told Daddy A to please let me know next time so I can bring my cam. We enjoyed our meals, which came in large servings, by the way. Chit-chat here and my sister-in-law G gave me the iPad. I thought she was showing me an app for moms or kids but when I peered I saw two familiar faces in the screen. That's when I started to tear up even more. It was my parents' video message. I wasn't able to hear their message partly because of the ambient noise and also because I was probably bawling haha. I miss them terribly and I really wish they could've been here for my second pregnancy and delivery. 

We ended with much photos, gifts, a nice stroll which made me feel heavier and another meal for me to enjoy - Fried Chicken Corn & Coleslaw Plate x Bad Bird at Century Mall's Hole in the Wall foodie joint :) (God, I love those corns!!)

Thank you so much to my L & B families for pouring much love for our little boy - our cups are definitely full! Thanks to my mother-in-law, father-in-law, sisters-in-law (yes, counted ka na diyan, V!) who I think were the brains behind this. They planned, put up decors, coordinated schedules and attendees and even made a special video. Thank you also to my brothers-in-law for supporting this event and helping with the logistics. Thank you to my brother A - although I'm older, you've been the one who's supporting and helping me with this adulting thing ever since our parents decided to follow their new dream. We may not see each other often but I always feel that I have a family in you & V. Of course, I also want to thank Daddy A for being with me every step of our adventure..but please, next time tell me to bring the camera? :p

Aaaannnddd....thank you so so much for all the gifts..they are definitely being used now hahaha :)

Okay, I'm tearing up again hahaha...thank you so much and I love you all! :D




















































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