Friday, March 27, 2009

Welcome Aviva!

We celebrated the arrival of Aviva this past weekend.
It was the first time I had attended (or planned for that matter) a shower after the baby was born and it was so fun to have her there, sleepy as she was.

We had fun playing nerdy games like word scrambles, a race to see who could pack a diaper bag with one hand the fastest, and a word match of Hebrew and English since this child, like big sister Lilah, will be bilingual.

Aviva, the party animal pea in the pod, slept through all the games:

Here she is with proud Mama:

We, of course, had plenty of food:

Dips and sweets and spanikopita and even an appearance of the Crimson Tide Jello Salad from the White Trash Cookbook. That salad had cream cheese, olives, celery, cherries and some other treats all packed inside...I tried it, but don't think I'll be eating that again...Thanks, Jennie, for the experience!

I think overall, Aviva had a great time:

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