Showered: baby shower #1

My amazing co-workers, Maxine & Heather, threw a wonderful work baby shower for me this past weekend.  I'm used to being the hostess rather than the hostee (word?) so when a party is given in my honor, I'm just blasted away by the kind gesture.  I'm one of those people who feels guilty for being the guest of honor.  All these people took time out of their day for me? I was definitely blushing up a storm.

Ready for a bunch of pics of people you don't know? =]

Pearly grey invites with foil baby feet from Papyrus:
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Co-hostess Heather (or as I call her, "my legacy" as she's taking over for me when I leave).
She is so dependable, candid, & freaking hilarious.  She makes work not feel like work!
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The deliciously decadent red velvet cake with cream cheese frosting.
I was so enamored by this confection........pearlized frosting, sparkling sugar, raspberry roses, the Peanut's monogram and all.
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Co-hostess Maxine serving up the cake.
Love this girl.  We often joke that we're each other's token Asian friend.
It's like we both win.
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The onesie/bib decorating station:
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My adorable little helper (that's his mom to the left, one of my favorite coworkers/people).
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I've always known that my co-workers were generous but they really went above & beyond for my shower.
Amongst the stuff they gifted us was the car seat we registered for.................
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.........and these fabulous ladies also got me the loveliest diaper bag which is en route.
Mr. FC's going to love carrying this chic thing around, HA!! 
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 One of Maxine's gifts was a bundle of thoughtful "freebies" (e.g., babysitting services so Mr. FC & I could have date night, run errands, etc.).  I was stoked!!Photobucket

"OMG, finally it's an ethnic-looking baby on the box......she could totally be mine!"
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"Hell yeah I'm getting an epidural!"

These ladies are the best colleagues anyone could ever ask for.
We're a tight-knit bunch. I'm going to miss the comraderie like mad.
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It was such good times.
Nothing compares to seeing your co-workers buzzed up on mimosas, trying to decorate onesies & bibs.
Warms my heart.

Edited to add: Thank you so much for all your kind comments!!  You're making this preggo chick, who feels like she's currently carrying a bowling ball around, positively glow.  I've gotten emails inquiring about my outfit; here are the sources:
sweater dress
boots (stone leather color)
necklace