Bridal Shower

OMG!
So my friend Amy came over on Saturday and we were planning on going shopping. She told me there was a Nordstrom’s in NYC (I totally didn’t believe her, but she said it just opened, so I was like “OK, if you say so”). But first, she said, “Let’s stop by your sister’s apartment so I can say hi and drop something off.”
I thought, Sure. Why not?

So we get to my sister’s…. and there is a roomful of my closest friends!!!! That’s right folks, my fabulous sister, and my amazing mother threw me a SURPRISE BRIDAL SHOWER!!! It freakin’ rocked. I was so not expecting it, and don’t laugh–but I teared up (tears of joy).
Okay, I know I sound SO ultra girlie right now that you probably all want to puke and stop reading this post, but I just want to brag about it for a sec. because it was sweet and wonderful of them to do this for me.
Surprises kick ASS.

Anyway, it was a total blast and I got all kinds of saucy/sexy/fun/adorable things. I won’t go into detail because, ahem, it’s personal, but it was so much fun! It was like when you’re little and you have your friends over for a tea party. We all sat around eating tea sandwiches and ensalata caprese, and cute little tarts from Silver Moon Bakery (no Levian cookies, *sigh* –jk!).

I highly recommend having a bridal shower. Because you get all kinds of shit you would never buy for yourself, and it’s not even your birthday. Just think–I MORE presents on my birthday in 2 months. God, my life is good.

I am very grateful. And not to make you all TOO jealous, but I’m going out of town for a few days for a mother/daughter spa trip. Are you seething yet?

By the time I get back I’m gonna glow so much you’ll need shades just to look at me! (did that make sense? You know–glowing from all the facials, spray-tans, and salt glows etc.)

Also, I bought the cutest bikini the other day. I wanted something fun that I can take on my honeymoon. OKay, I know it’s kind of tacky, but you love it? Right? I thought the cherries in the middle were too cute, and the little skirt, too. Hope Future Husband likes it too!

Be back soon…
A

About alexgirl

I'm a YA novelist livin' in fabulous Brooklyn with my husband and our two kitties. I love film making, photography, music, chocolate, sushi, friends, cardio, TV, and a bunch of other crap I can't think of. One published novel, Back Talk, available at Amazon. (and another one in progress!)
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10 Responses to Bridal Shower

  1. emma says:

    SEETHING. Do you have to be engaged to have a surprise bridal shower? And a mother-daughter spa trip? And a honeymoon? And a wedding?

  2. shari says:

    I want your family!!!! I didn’t get dealt the good family card…

    I LOOOOOVE that bikini! Where did you get it? So cuuuuute! 🙂

  3. Meg says:

    I finally understand why some women get married more than once.

  4. molly g. says:

    amazing..! can i go with u guys?.. just kidding.., i live too far away..
    cya,
    +molly g.+

  5. sara says:

    That’s a really nice thing to do, I’d probably tear up too.
    The bikini sin’t exactly my choice of style, but It would probably be good on you.

  6. that bikini is awesome, very lolita…and since you’re not a little girl it’s hot!!!

  7. Love the bikini, perfect amount of flirtiness and hauteness. Congrats on the surprise shower 🙂

  8. sophie says:

    a surprise bridal shower AND a new bathing suit? WHAT could be better?

  9. Glam Girl G says:

    awwwwwwwwww that is so sweet, its so nice to be treated special. Are your parents looking to adopt? or are you looking for a another sibling? The bikini is so pinup girl, I am luvin it….

  10. alex says:

    god dangint now i wanna marry someone…. NOW. jk no…..

    love the swimsuit!!! so cute and flirty!

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