Rockstar or Diva?!

by Healthy Diva on February 11, 2013

Friends, Friends!

You have been so patient, respectful, and wonderful to my family and I during this special time, thank you. I know it sucked to make you guys wait to hear the BIG news, but good things are worth the wait  icon mrgreen Rockstar or Diva?!

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On Thursday night we had our Gender Reveal Party at our house with close family and it was one of the most special nights in my life. I am still smiling thinking about Thursday night, how excited I was when everyone started arriving and just having our loved ones with us for this special moment we had ahead that night.

I didn’t decorate too much, but wanted to add a little gender reveal touch!

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We ordered pizza since it was something everyone liked and it was heart shaped too!

( I was so proud of my mom, her and I had salads! She is doing so well with her new lifestyle, just had to shout that! )

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When everyone got there, we all chatted and ate first before getting to dessert and the BIG moment!

Mom and sisters!

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My boys and I being silly…..what will baby g be?!

We took this pic before finding out, Anthony held a blue and pink bear that my BFF Cassie brought us!

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Soon we would know by cracking this chocolate cupcake open!

Sarris Candies, a local amazing chocolate place made this gender bash cake for me! I knew I wanted to do something different to find out the gender and when I saw they had chocolate bash cakes, I asked them if they could do a gender reveal style one for me.

Of course they were happy to and LOVED the idea! I am happy that they will now be promoting this, yay!

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The hollow chocolate cupcake contained white chocolate covered pretzels inside either decorated with blue or pink stripes!

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The details were so cute and so special! I am so happy I thought of this idea and it was a special memory we will never forget!

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The big moment was ready to happen! Everyone gathered around and we had Mike’s mom on face time on the iphone so she could be part of it as well, so glad she could!

Mike and I were so excited and ready to crack that baby open!

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Ready……

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Baby G is a ROCKSTAR!!!

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We were so happy! I love Anthony’s reaction caught in this pic too!

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Words can’t even describe this moment, it was just so special and so amazing to find out if there was a he or she in my belly! Having our loved ones all around made it even more special, a night we will never forget! We are still on cloud 9 over here!

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Mike and I knew the name we were picking right away, it is PERFECT for our little rockstar and we even think he looks like what we named him already when we look at the ultrasound pics!

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We can’t wait to meet this little rockstar soon! We are still going to refer to him as Baby G for now until he is born, we will reveal name then!

There has been lots of celebrating over here, MIke surprised me on Friday with a special delivery that came to the door.

He sent me this bear and flowers, how sweet is my husband?! I am blessed and so is Baby G to have such an awesome daddy!

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Anthony and Baby G are VERY lucky to have Mike in their lives!

So happy to share the news with you guys! So now we can all call baby g a HE!

Shopping has already began over here too, in fact Thursday night Mike and I shopped online, we were way too excited! We just had to buy a couple things! Will share when the outfits come in!

I also have been loving the skulls for Baby G, hehe! He is a rockstar after all  icon wink Rockstar or Diva?!

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We are just now wanting our baby boy to stay healthy the rest of pregnancy and can’t wait to meet him the end of June!

A very special time and we are happy to share this journey with all of you!

Thanks for all the love and support!

Katie, Mike, Anthony, and Baby G xo



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{ 171 comments… read them below or add one }

1 chelsey @ clean eating chelsey February 11, 2013 at 8:35 am

Congrats!!! I totally thought it was a girl!

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2 kim@hungryhealthygirl February 11, 2013 at 8:36 am

So, so, so happy for you!! The pictures are the best!! What a great way to celebrate!

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3 Kris February 11, 2013 at 8:36 am

I think I teared up over here a little bit. Such a cute way to reveal the gender. Congratulations to you and your beautiful family!

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4 Claire @ Flake And Cake February 11, 2013 at 8:38 am

Congratulations Katie, what exciting news! I love Anthony’s reaction there haha! Can tell he’s looking forward to showing his baby brother the ropes :) Your gender reveal party looks so special, what a wonderful family you are!

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5 Min February 11, 2013 at 8:39 am

This is so wonderful! I was dying to know so I came to visit you first thing this morning ;). I LOVE that picture of Anthony jumping in the background! Def a picture to include in the baby album hehe. I feel the love..your family is so precious!!

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6 BreNaturally February 11, 2013 at 8:43 am

Such an awesome idea! Congrats on the Baby Boy G! Great photos for sharing with him later. :)

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7 Carrie Bunns February 11, 2013 at 8:43 am

Omg !!!!! Congratulations on a little baby boy !!!❤❤❤❤❤that is awesome !!!!!

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8 jenna February 11, 2013 at 8:44 am

ohhhh my gosh!! i am in tears, katie!!!!! i am so so so so sooooooo happy for you and cannot wait until the little prince is here!!! ahhhh!!!!!!! i cannot believe how beautiful that night must have been. anthony’s reaction truly is amazing. he definitely needs a little brother to cause some trouble with! <3 yay!!! congrats, and i am so so so so so so excited!!!!

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9 Amy February 11, 2013 at 8:46 am

Katie- I am SO happy to hear the wonderful news about Baby G Rockstar! Sending you lots of good wishes at this special time :) what a beautiful and lucky family you are. <3

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10 Sloane Pitman February 11, 2013 at 8:46 am

AAAAAAHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YAYYYYYYY!!!!!!!!
I am beyond excited and happy and bursting with gladness for the three of you! Rockstar G is so lucky to have a fabulous set of parents and big brother to love the crap out of him.
Your party looks like so much fun, and is such a cute idea. Seriously though it took every ounce of self discipline I had to actually read it and not just scroll all the way down to the bottom. Praying for all of you, and so glad to hear your mom is going better and is adjusting to her new, healthy lifestyle!

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11 Danielle @ itsaharleyyylife February 11, 2013 at 8:46 am

awwww yay! what a beautiful way to find out! I’m so excited you are having a boy! (:

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12 Alyssa February 11, 2013 at 8:47 am

Yay, i am so excited for you and your family! Congratulations!! What an amazing way to find out and have your family there to celebrate with you! The pictures are so great…such amazing memorizes for your family and to one day show your little boy!!

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13 beth @ a latte inspiration February 11, 2013 at 8:49 am

Yay, congrats again! I love Anthony’s expression, what a precious memory to always treasure. You are living every woman’s wish to be surrounded in a house full of handsome men! ;)

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14 Linz @ Itz Linz February 11, 2013 at 8:50 am

OMG this post seriously made me cry!! That picture of Anthony is PRICELESS!! What an awesome memory, amazing gender reveal party (and post!), and Congratulations to you and your family!! Rocker Baby!! xoxoxooxo

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15 Lisa February 11, 2013 at 8:50 am

CONGRATS!!!! That’s SO exciting!
So happy for your family and this wonderful addition.
Looks like it was a fun party too:)
Have an awesome Monday!xo

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16 Caitlin February 11, 2013 at 8:51 am

AHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! Congrats love :) That’s soooo exciting! My favorite part was definitely Anthony’s reaction…looks like he’s pretty excited to have a little brother ;) Baby G is a lucky little man to be born into such an amazing family!

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17 Erica February 11, 2013 at 8:56 am

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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18 Chloe February 11, 2013 at 8:58 am

Congratulations Katie. I guessed right. Enjoy your Monday :D

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19 Amy February 11, 2013 at 8:59 am

Congratulations Katie and boys on the baby rockstar coming your way! How exciting:)

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20 Taylor February 11, 2013 at 9:00 am

Anthony’s reaction is priceless! Congrats to you and your family!!

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21 Jenna February 11, 2013 at 9:01 am

Super big congrats to you and your boys!! Your pictures express so much love and joy in your lives! I am beyond excited for you!!

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22 Danielle @ Clean Food Creative Fitness February 11, 2013 at 9:02 am

I’m so excited for you Katie!!! That picture of Anthony is priceless. He will be such a great big brother. What a happy moment and thank you for sharing it with all of us! Congratulations again :)

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23 Emily @ Perfection Isn't Happy February 11, 2013 at 9:07 am

Congratulations! So exciting!

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24 Nikki February 11, 2013 at 9:10 am

CONGRATS!!!!!! I smiled the entire way through this post :) :) :)

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25 Meg February 11, 2013 at 9:11 am

CONGRATS KATIEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!! LOOOOOVE Anthony’s reaction!!!!!! WHAT A CUTIE! So happy for you and your entire family :) I can’t WAIT to meet this rockstar!

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26 Kristy February 11, 2013 at 9:15 am

So happy for you Katie!! Nothing better than seeing a healthy baby at every ultrasound appointment. I loved reading about your gender reveal party! You will have the cutest little rockstar

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27 Katie @ Talk Less, Say More February 11, 2013 at 9:17 am

Congratulations Katie!! So happy for you guys! I can definitely tell Anthony was hoping he’d have a little brother from those photos. So precious. Congratulations. Thinking of you and your family for your little baby boy to arrive safely in the world. :)

And very happy that your mom is doing well with her new lifestyle – that was really good to hear too!

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28 Heather @ Kiss My Broccoli February 11, 2013 at 9:17 am

Awwww! What an exciting night!! I bet you could FEEL the suspense in the air! And the look on the boy’s faces…LOVE IT! So happy for you sweetheart! xoxox

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29 Jo @LivingMintGreen February 11, 2013 at 9:18 am

Awwww, yay!! Congrats to you and your family. xo

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30 Jessie February 11, 2013 at 9:19 am

Congratulations not only to you, but to your whole family! What an exciting evening y’all had. I totally had a feeling it was a boy from the beginning :) I’m just completely thrilled for you. Anthony’s reaction is just priceless!!

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31 Hannah @ CleanEatingVeggieGirl February 11, 2013 at 9:19 am

Aww, I just knew it was going to be a boy! How exciting. I am very happy and excited for you! :) And what a sweet husband you have!!

P.s. That cupcake is totally awesome. What a great way to reveal the gender!

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32 kelsey @ somuchlifetolive February 11, 2013 at 9:21 am

OH MY GOSH!!!! Katie, I am beyond elated for you and your family!!
(Haha – Anthony’s reaction is adorable. You can tell that he is so psyched to have a little brother!!!)

Congrats:)

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33 Danica @ It's Progression February 11, 2013 at 9:22 am

Yaaay Congratulations!!! I was so excited to read this post this morning :) Those reaction pictures are just priceless. I love Anthony’s reaction! That’s awesome that you have the name picked out already, but I love that you’re not sharing until he’s born. Then it’s something special you and Mike get to know together before anyone else does. Congrats again Katie!!

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34 Liz (formerly VeggieGirl) February 11, 2013 at 9:25 am

While I originally said it’d be awesome for you to have a baby Diva, it’s actually WAY BETTER that you’re having a baby Rockstar. You’re the #1 Diva and no one can take that from you – you’re in a house full of wonderful men and I just know that Anthony will be a fabulous older brother. Many, many congratulations to you and your family, dear Katie!!!! xoxo

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35 Hayley@PBRunnerGirl February 11, 2013 at 9:26 am

Congrats!!!! That is so exciting, and I could not be more happy for you! Let the shopping being =)

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36 Ashley @ Life and Fitness February 11, 2013 at 9:28 am

Congrats!!!! I totally thought you were having a girl. I love your son’s reaction. He looks thrilled he is having a baby brother :)

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37 Kristin February 11, 2013 at 9:29 am

Congratulations!!! How very exciting for your entire family!

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38 My Neon Running Shoes February 11, 2013 at 9:31 am

I love Anthony’s reactions in the pictures! Priceless! Congrats on your little man, boys are so fun!!!

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39 Lisa C. February 11, 2013 at 9:31 am

Katie, I have tears in my eyes. Thanks for sharing this ultra-special moment with all of us. You have a beautiful, beautiful family.

And Anthony is going to looooove having a little brother to teach everything! I am so happy for you all!

With love,
Lisa

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40 Clara February 11, 2013 at 9:32 am

That is such a great way to find out!!!!! Congrats! :) And Anthony looks so happy! :D

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41 Hope @ With A Side Of Hope February 11, 2013 at 9:34 am

Congrats Katie!! That is such a super cute way to find out what you are having! :) Yay!!!

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42 Deanna February 11, 2013 at 9:35 am

Congats! I am so happy for you guys! How special to share that moment us :)

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43 Jenn February 11, 2013 at 9:36 am

So exciting. Anthony must be SUPER excited to be a big brother to a little Rockstar. Anthony will have to teach him all his Rockstar ways.

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44 Kristin February 11, 2013 at 9:36 am

YAY!!! Sooo excited for you three! Anthony’s reaction was the cutest omg :)

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45 Sherri February 11, 2013 at 9:37 am

Congrats Katie! I love Anthony’s reaction! My stepson wants our baby to be a boy sooo bad… We will find out March 30 but I know his reaction would be exactly like your son’s if it’s a baby brother.

So happy for you and your family. Take care!

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46 MaryBeth@ MBpK STYLE February 11, 2013 at 9:37 am

Congrats! How exciting!

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47 Rachel February 11, 2013 at 9:39 am

That is the cutest idea I’ve ever seen with the cupcake!! Not gonna lie, I totally thought Baby G was a girl haha but either way, you guys are going to be an awesome family :) can’t wait to hear his name!! :)

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48 Erin @ Girl Gone Veggie February 11, 2013 at 9:42 am

YAY!! Oh Katie I am sooo excited for you! What a special, fun way to find out the gender and share it with your loved ones. Thanks for including us in the celebration!

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49 Angela @ Health's Angel February 11, 2013 at 9:42 am

Ahhhh, this is so wonderful! Congratulations. I am over the moon for all of you! Anthony’s reaction is priceless! He looks so happy that he’ll have a little brother. :) <3

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50 Allie@LiveLaughEat February 11, 2013 at 9:44 am

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwww! My heart is melting. I love how excited Anthony is about having a little brother.

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51 Lee February 11, 2013 at 9:46 am

This post was amazing. I am SOOOO HAPPY FOR YOU! Baby rockstar with one DIVALICIOUS MAMA! PS: Anthony is adorable…love his reaction!

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52 Lucie February 11, 2013 at 9:47 am

How exciting and what a wonderful party!! Congratulations!!

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53 lindsay February 11, 2013 at 9:48 am

seriously am crying with tears of JOY!!!! HAPPY HAPPY DAY! Love and congrats!

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54 Karey @ Nutty About Health February 11, 2013 at 9:49 am

Yay!!! Congrats on baby G being a Rockstar!! It seems everyone I know these days is having boys! My sister is due at the end of April with a boy (Mason) & we just had her shower this weekend, it was fun! Can’t wait to meet my nephew. I love your gender reveal idea, soooo cute!! The skull outfit is super cute too!! I bought my future nephew some tiny little skull socks, love them! :) Congrats!!

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55 Heather @ For the Love of Kale February 11, 2013 at 9:49 am

THIS IS BEAUTIFUL. I love you so much, sister and am so filled with JOY for you all!!!!

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56 Lee-Anna February 11, 2013 at 9:51 am

Congrats!! I thought for sure it was going to be a girl. Just felt like it was. Your pics made me taer up a little for myself being pregant as well I cry over everything these days!! Live the idea of the bash choc cupcake. Thats a new one I havent seen that yet! So happy for you and yes Anthonys reaction is priceless in the background of that pic!!

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57 Eva @ Committed2Nutrition February 11, 2013 at 9:53 am

OH my gosh I could not wait to read this post, katie!! SO excited for you, michael, and anthony!!! ROCKSTAR!!!

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58 Kristina February 11, 2013 at 9:54 am

so SO very excited for you all! congrats, sweet family! <3

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59 Samantha February 11, 2013 at 9:54 am

Aw congrats!! I’m totally crying like a baby. LOL!!

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60 Brittany @ Proteinandpumps.com February 11, 2013 at 9:57 am

You are making me want to have a baby just so I can have a gender reveal party. LOL! Anthony’s reaction made me year up. What an awesome memory for all of you. You look amazing and I’m so happy for you and your family!

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61 Cait @ Beyond Bananas February 11, 2013 at 10:00 am

Congrats to you and your family on this exciting news! This little rockstar is going to be lucky with such a loving family!

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62 Maria @ Pappa Don't Preach February 11, 2013 at 10:04 am

OMG! What an amazing moment!!! I absolutely love Anthony’s reaction!! Clearly we know which “team” he was rooting for! hahaha!! So happy for you and the family! I’m just as excited as your family just because of these pictures!!! xo

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63 *Andrea* February 11, 2013 at 10:04 am

congrats!!! your son will be lucky to be born into such a loving home. you are GLOWING by the way

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64 Brittany @ GOtheXtraMile February 11, 2013 at 10:06 am

SO adorable!!!! Congrats! You look beautiful :D

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65 Heather @ Fit Mama Real Food February 11, 2013 at 10:06 am

Yay congrats! Guess I was wrong thinking diva. Boys are soooooo much fun, and have crazy energy. You’ll love it! Skull and cross bone clothes are our favorite for hunter. I find so much on clearance at target :)

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66 eisha February 11, 2013 at 10:08 am

CONGRATS Katie!!!! I am so happy for you and your family! Your little rockstar is going to be surrounded by so much love! This was such a wonderful post to begin the morning with! I love love the pictures!

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67 Katie February 11, 2013 at 10:10 am

Congratulations!!

And ohmygosh, Anthony’s reaction is the sweetest thing ever. What a blessed little family you have!

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68 Jennifer@knackfornutrition February 11, 2013 at 10:12 am

I am so happy for you. What an amazing blessing. That little guy is so loved already!

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69 Molly@This Life Is Sparkling February 11, 2013 at 10:14 am

Ahhh I’m so happy for you guys! I think Anthony’s facial expression is priceless. Congrats again love<3

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70 Dorsa @ Running Thoughts February 11, 2013 at 10:19 am

ahhhhhhhhhhhh YAY congrats :) :) :)

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71 Carly @ Snack Therapy February 11, 2013 at 10:19 am

Wow, what an awesome moment that you guys captured! Beautiful! Congrats on the little rockstar dude :).

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72 Alex @ therunwithin February 11, 2013 at 10:21 am

congrats!! your son seems so pumped about it too, i love the big chocolate cupcake as the revealing tool.

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73 Tiff (@LoveSweatBeers) February 11, 2013 at 10:25 am

Yay! That is marvelous! :D Anthony is going to be such a great big bro!

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74 Seeking Amy February 11, 2013 at 10:26 am

Yay!! I am so excited to see the details in the post! I LOVE the Sarris cake! :) Congratulations to you and your boys! <3

Hope to meet Baby G on Wednesday! Feel better, love!

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75 Jess @ JessieBear What Will You Wear February 11, 2013 at 10:27 am

CONGRATS!!!!! Oh my god, I totally got goosebumps and started tearing up a little at the reaction pictures. Those are just the absolute sweetest pictures I have ever seen!!!

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76 Lauren February 11, 2013 at 10:34 am

This is the CUTEST way to find the gender of the baby! I really want it to be a surprise and something out of the ordinary if I ever have a baby! It’s so much better than someone just saying, “It’s a boy/girl!” EEeee! It’s so exciting!

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77 Kanoe February 11, 2013 at 10:50 am

YAY YAY YAY!!! OMG OMG OMG HAHAHA!!! SOOOO happy & excited for you friend! You deserve all the happiness in the world. So happy you will have another boy to spread your joy, smile & happiness (and positivity :-D) on!! MUUAAAHH!!! <3!!

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78 Amanda @ . running with spoons. February 11, 2013 at 10:56 am

Awwwr. Congratulations, Katie! I’m super happy for you :D And I just love Anthony’s reaction… I guess he was really hoping for a baby brother!

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79 Lindsay February 11, 2013 at 10:58 am

I was so excited to read this post! Congratulations!! I love the reactions of you and your family – such pure joy and excitement :) It certainly is a marvelous day!

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80 Shanna like Banana February 11, 2013 at 11:02 am

Congrats Katie and family! Boys are so so awesome (as you already know). So happy for you :) What a sweet moment.

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81 Katie @ KatieEnPursuit February 11, 2013 at 11:05 am

Awwwww, CONGRATS! So exciting! And you can just feel the love radiating from your family above! How special :)

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82 Clare @ Fitting It All In February 11, 2013 at 11:07 am

TOO FUN! Never seen that idea before. Congrats!!

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83 Ashley @ My Food 'N' Fitness Diaries February 11, 2013 at 11:08 am

Ahhh YAY!!!! Congrats Katie! How exciting! I just love all of the candid photos too. Those will always be special to look back on! :)

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84 Becky @thebexfactor.com February 11, 2013 at 11:08 am

I love this post. So exciting! Congrats on your boy!

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85 Erin @ The Grass Skirt February 11, 2013 at 11:08 am

Yay!!!!!!!!! Congrats! You obviously already know because you have sweet Anthony, but being a mama to a baby boy is the best. I’m so girly that when I found out I was having a boy, I thought, “What the heck am I going to do with a boy?” but now I want a whole boatload of baby boys! :) So happy for you all. (And if you need any advice on things to get for baby boys, I’m your woman.)

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86 Caitlin February 11, 2013 at 11:08 am

Ive been reading your blog for sometime now.. just teared up!!! my sister just had a sweet baby BOY 2 weeks ago, so AMAZING!!!! god bless you :) cant wait to cont to read your journey <3

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87 Meg February 11, 2013 at 11:12 am

Katie, I’ve been doing little blog reading lately but have been keeping up with you on instagram. I know how long you’ve been waiting for this precious little one to come to you, and I can’t think of a better mom! You deserve all this happiness and more! xoxo

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88 Krystal@coffeecardiogoddess February 11, 2013 at 11:20 am

Yay!!!! Sooooo happy for you! Those reaction pictures are priceless!

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89 Erica Morais ( warrior Mom to Maddie ) February 11, 2013 at 11:20 am

OMG! Congrats! I thought baby G was a diva! A baby boy =) That is just great! I was in tears reading your blog today. Amazing pictures to cherish. Thank you for sharing this news with us. For making us a part of your life. May God bless you and your family! Hope you feeling better. xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

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90 Healthy Diva February 11, 2013 at 2:36 pm

Thank you SO much!! Love you!

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91 Mari February 11, 2013 at 11:23 am

This post made me tear up!!!!!! so happy for you

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92 Caitlin February 11, 2013 at 11:25 am

Congratulations! So happy for you :) Love your blog!

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93 Kaitlin @4loveofcarrots February 11, 2013 at 11:33 am

congrats!!!!! I am soo happy for you, I am especially happy for Anthony, he seemed thrilled. He is going to be a wonderful big brother!

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94 char eats greens February 11, 2013 at 11:45 am

AHHH CONGRATS!!! I thought you were gonna have a girl for some reason. You totally shocked me! And I LOVE that smash the cupcake idea. Soooo cute!!! Congrats to you, Mike and Anthony. Now, I can’t wait to find out Baby G’s name!!!!

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95 Gina @ Health, Love, and Chocolate February 11, 2013 at 11:53 am

Congratulations, another boy is such a blessing! I love the idea of the reveal cupcake, so adorable. :-)

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96 Kat @ a dash of fairydust February 11, 2013 at 11:57 am

That cupcake-idea… Priceless,really! You are SO creative,and such a great mommy,too! :) Your little rockstar is seriously lucky to have such an amazing family. Congratulations!

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97 Allison February 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm

This post made me tear up! I am so happy for you :) What an awesome way to find out! Your husband is just too darn sweet.

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98 Lift, Sleep, Eat February 11, 2013 at 12:08 pm

Awwww! Im so happy for you! Looks like you had such a great time – smashing open the chocolate cupcake is such a nice idea and I love how you took photos to truly capture the moment; completely priceless!

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99 Michelle @ Eat Move Balance February 11, 2013 at 12:12 pm

Yay! Congratulations!! :)

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100 Kristina m February 11, 2013 at 12:17 pm

This was so worth the wait I love this post!! The pictures are just priceless you can see the love all around. Congrats so excited for you and your family!

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101 Courtney February 11, 2013 at 12:24 pm

Ah! That is SO exciting and what a fun party. Congrats on your little rockstar! :)

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102 natalie @ will jog for food February 11, 2013 at 12:25 pm

Congratulations!! Your son must be so happy to have a little brother :) Love the skulls!

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103 Debbie (Accidently Delish) February 11, 2013 at 12:30 pm

I’m not gonna lie that I was hoping for a little diva, but a rockstar is JUST as amazing and I am just so happy for you!! I’m sure Mike is super excited and Anthony is going to have a little brother, so you rockstar has one of the BEST role models he can have!

I am just so excited for you and Mike and I know you two together will be amazing parents!! LOVE YOU GIRL!!

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104 Ali @ WHOLEistically Fit February 11, 2013 at 12:31 pm

Katie, congratulations to you and your family! Thank you so much for sharing this special moment with us. The pictures are worth a thousand words. I just love Anthony’s reaction to the news in the pictures. I can tell he is going to be the best big brother ever! ;) {{BIG HUG}}

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105 Robyn (GirlonRaw) February 11, 2013 at 12:39 pm

Awesome news Katie. I just LOVE the reaction from Anthony! Did he not know until that moment? Sooo gorgeous he gets a little side kick xxx Much love from Saudi Arabia and health for the rest of your pregnancy and beyond xxx

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106 Healthy Diva February 11, 2013 at 2:35 pm

None of us knew until that moment!! Thank you!!

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107 Kristi @ Sweetly Fit February 11, 2013 at 1:04 pm

This post was so precious. You and your family are amazing and I am so so SO happy for you! Congrats, friend! <3

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108 Josie February 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm

Woohoo!! I was thinking boy ever since you said the heart rate lol. Anthony looks totally stoked! Congrats to the three of you <3

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109 Farrah @ Fairy Healthy Life February 11, 2013 at 1:22 pm

Such a beautiful post Katie! Congrats to your family!!

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110 Claire @ Live and Love to Eat February 11, 2013 at 1:23 pm

My favorite part of this post is that you’re already shopping for baby boy outfits – congrats beautiful, what a special moment to have captured forever!

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111 Talia February 11, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Congrats on your big news!!! How exciting!! Love the Sarris candy (I miss it every day here in LA!!) and I LOVE Anthonys faces in the pictures. How cute!

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112 Tara @ Sweat like a Pig February 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm

Congratulations to you and your family! Anthony’s reaction is priceless – you have a wonderful family :)

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113 Laura @ RunningJunkie123 February 11, 2013 at 1:29 pm

These “gender reveal” parties that every body seems to be having are SUCH a cute idea! I wish I had thought of something like that!

I love the reaction pictures. Your son and husband’s face are priceless!

Congratulations:-)

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114 Krista February 11, 2013 at 1:30 pm

YAY!! I love the first photo in this post. Antony looks like such a ham….and then the one where he’s in the back ground with his arms in the air! HAHA…guess he was happy for a brother, eh? What a great reveal….your face reflects the pure joy you felt at that moment! (((HUGS)))

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115 Sara @ Nourish and Flourish February 11, 2013 at 1:33 pm

I am THRILLED for you, love!!! Baby G is the luckiest boy in the world because he’s going to be part of family filled with enormous love!! These pictures bring joy to my heart! I love seeing the boys’ expressions, too–so sweet! I wish I could have been there to witness this exciting moment!

The cupcake from Saris Candies is adorable! Can’t WAIT to chat tomorrow! xoxoxoxo

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116 Tina @ Best Body Fitness February 11, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Aw, yay!!!!! So exciting!!!

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117 alyssa - life a la wife February 11, 2013 at 1:47 pm

Congrats to you, mike and anthony! I love Anthony’s expression too – absolutely priceless. Did you find out with your family or before them??

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118 Healthy Diva February 11, 2013 at 2:33 pm

None of us knew! We all found out then!!

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119 Nicole February 11, 2013 at 1:51 pm

Congratulations!!! So happy for you and your beautiful growing family!!! All the best :)

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120 Rhonda February 11, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Aaaand I’m bawling at my desk. lol! i love gender reveals!

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121 Healthy Diva February 11, 2013 at 2:33 pm

awwwww!!! Sorry to make u tear up!!

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122 Christy February 11, 2013 at 2:04 pm

Congratulations! I have two sons and us mothers of boys are a special breed! Brothers are so much fun!!

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123 Healthy Diva February 11, 2013 at 2:32 pm

Thank you!!

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124 Laura @ Mommy Run Fast February 11, 2013 at 2:18 pm

I am so thrilled for you! I got goose bumps just reading this, for some reason. Took me back to my pregnancy, I guess! A little rockstar boy, how fantastic!

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125 Amanda @ Diary of a Semi-Health Nut February 11, 2013 at 2:22 pm

Congrats girl! That looked so fun!

I had a friend do a gender reveal party and she had me make her cake pops! http://www.semihealthyblog.com/2012/05/its-girl-via-cake-pops.html

I think she kind of saw the color on the inside, but it was still fun for everyone to bite into their cake pop at the same time and see the gender!

Congrats on the little rockstar! <3

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126 Miss Polkadot February 11, 2013 at 2:48 pm

Oooh, congrats, Katie! This made my Monday!
Such a cute gender reveal party, too. It’s so sweet how much thought you put into the very details. Baby G truly is blessed to be born into such a loving family :)! Anthony’s excitement is so cute.

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127 Shel@PeachyPalate February 11, 2013 at 2:49 pm

Oh wow quite the reveal!!! So happy for you! You must of had an amazing night and love the cupcake idea!!!

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128 Alicia F. February 11, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Awww!! Congrats!! Boys are the SWEETEST!! <3 <3 SOOOO excited for ya'll!!

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129 Sarah @PickyRunner February 11, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Oh my goodness I love how you did this reveal post. That is definitely something marvelous about your monday :)

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130 Jess @ Blonde Ponytail February 11, 2013 at 3:34 pm

CONGRATS! This lil guy will be so loved!

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131 Rachel February 11, 2013 at 3:36 pm

Congrats!! You and your family are absolutely adorable and I’m so excited for you all! xo

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132 Julie February 11, 2013 at 3:38 pm

Congrats! That’s such an awesome way to let everyone know. Can’t wait to see all the awesome things he’ll get to wear!

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133 Alicia February 11, 2013 at 3:54 pm

OMG! Congrats girl! I am so happy for you and your family. Much love and blessings to you and your boys!!!

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134 Nelly February 11, 2013 at 4:19 pm

The look on your sons face says it all! HE IS PUMPED for a brother…thats awesome!

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135 Laura February 11, 2013 at 4:29 pm

Ugh, that is just the cutest story ever!! What an awesome idea to have a reveal party. Congrats to your new family – I am so excited for you!!

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136 Tara | Treble in the Kitchen February 11, 2013 at 4:44 pm

Congratulations!!!! I LOVE the way you revealed the gender :) Enjoy the rest of your pregnancy!! I love following you on instagram :)

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137 Healthy Diva February 12, 2013 at 9:21 am

Thank you!! Nice to meet you on here instagram friend!!

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138 rachelle q February 11, 2013 at 5:09 pm

Congrats!! Boys are so much fun! I have 2 and there’s nothing better:)

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139 Erica @ For the Sake of Cake February 11, 2013 at 5:17 pm

Congrats! :-)

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140 Amanda @ Let Me Be What's Underneath February 11, 2013 at 5:52 pm

I’m so happy for you Katie! Thanks for sharing with all of us. Congrats :)

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141 Hayley February 11, 2013 at 6:02 pm

Yeah!!! Congratulations to you and your family OXO

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142 Chelsa February 11, 2013 at 6:08 pm

Congrats Katie! I am so happy for you.

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143 Ashley Koehn February 11, 2013 at 7:01 pm

Katie!!! I’m sorry it’s taken me so long to write, but your blog was honestly the FIRST thing I did/read when I woke up this morning! I was SO excited! You wrote such a beautiful recap of your weekend – thanks for sharing with all your Baby G rockstar fans!

Anthony’s and Mike’s reactions are PRICELESS! Mike is going to be a wonderful dad, and Anthony is similarly going to be a wonderful brother. Having a sister that is 4 years younger than me, I secretly wanted your baby to be a boy so Anthony could have a brother! ;)

Cheers to YOU and YOUR beautiful family :) xo

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144 april February 11, 2013 at 8:46 pm

i am so thrilled for you, mike, and anthony! thank you for sharing these beautiful pictures with us. you can see the happiness on all of your faces. i can’t wait for your little rockstar to be born! <3

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145 Heather February 11, 2013 at 8:48 pm

Congratulations!!! I can imagine you are all over the moon! I know Sarris and LOVE that they did that for you! I can’t wait to continue reading and finding out everything with BabyG! Again, Congrats, mama!

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146 Eating 4 Balance February 11, 2013 at 8:56 pm

Oh boy, what a marvelous Monday for sure!

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147 Eating 4 Balance February 11, 2013 at 8:56 pm

Baha. Pun not intended.

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148 Irina @ Chocolatea Time February 11, 2013 at 9:38 pm

Congratulations!!!!!!!

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149 love jenny xoxo February 11, 2013 at 9:39 pm

Congrats on having a baby boy, so exciting!! We don’t find out for a few more weeks and I can’t wait!!! Love your party ideas, and you are still so tiny!!

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150 Healthy Diva February 12, 2013 at 9:20 am

Thanks! Excited for you to find out!!! Congrats!

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151 Julie @ Tidbits for Today February 11, 2013 at 10:05 pm

Yay!!! So excited and thrilled for you all!! :)

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152 jaclyn February 11, 2013 at 10:07 pm

congratulations!! I LOVEEEEEEE anthony’s reaction, so sweet <3!!! love the reveal style too!! :)

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153 megan February 11, 2013 at 10:25 pm

this is amazing!! congratulations xx!!

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154 purelytwins February 11, 2013 at 10:27 pm

Katie!! (Mike and Anthony) congrats, we are both so happy for your guys!! This post brought tears of joy to us and we know to you guys too! Loved all the pics, what a special day :) xoxo

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155 PluvK February 11, 2013 at 10:38 pm

I ALMOST scrolled all the way down without reading the post; I wanted to know!! I love your son’s expression in the first pic AND in the announcement pic. He’s going to be an awesome older brother! Congratulations!! What a fun way to announce something so special. :-)

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156 Christina @ The Beautiful Balance February 11, 2013 at 11:09 pm

Congrats again!!! I am so excited for you and your beautiful family. What a perfect addition Baby G will be to you three. I can’t wait to see him and know his name :)

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157 Cait February 11, 2013 at 11:17 pm

At first I thought that was a normal cupcake (and you were going to smush it to find out the gender) but I love that it was hard! I have never seen that kind of gender reveal before. Congrats on the healthy boy!!

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158 Lea @ Greens and Coffee Beans February 12, 2013 at 12:11 am

Congratulations! That’s so exciting!
I love the smash cake idea, so cute (and delicious I bet!).

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159 gina (fitnessista) February 12, 2013 at 1:20 am

omg! so so so excited for you! the rest of the pregnancy is going to fly by- i can’t wait to see pics when he’s here
i love the smash idea, too!!!
love and miss you, friend <3

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160 Healthy Diva February 12, 2013 at 9:20 am

Thank you!! I can’t wait!!!!

Love and miss you! <3

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161 G February 12, 2013 at 5:10 am

That was such a wonderful way to share the news. I am so happy for you and your whole family. You can just sense how excited everyone is.
I hope you are feeling better and enjoy the start of shopping for your baby boy.

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162 Shaunna@mamas13minutemile February 12, 2013 at 11:19 am

Yay! Congrats to the family!

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163 Victoria @ Reluctantly Skinny February 12, 2013 at 3:32 pm

Yay, congratulations! Such wonderful news, and I love how you surprised yourself with it, so much fun!

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164 Colleen February 12, 2013 at 6:20 pm

LOVE IT! Congrats!!!

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165 Healthy Diva February 12, 2013 at 6:45 pm

Thank you!!! :)

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166 Darla February 12, 2013 at 10:45 pm

Aww CONGRATS!! Yay! Sooo exciting! I love Anthony’s reactions too, adorable! Made me start tearing up. I love ya’ll and am SOO excited for you!! <3

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167 Healthy Diva February 13, 2013 at 7:35 am

Love ya back!!! Thank you!!! <3

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168 Kammie @ Sensual Appeal February 13, 2013 at 1:22 am

Awwww Katie I am soooo happy for you. Your post made me smile o much because you all just look so genuinely happy! Congrats on the baby bit, I can’t wait to learn his name when it’s the time for him to come meet you ( and us) in real world. Best wishes!!

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169 Katy Widrick February 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm

I’m just catching up on blogs and THIS MADE ME CRY. So excited for you guys!

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170 Healthy Diva February 14, 2013 at 3:49 pm

Awwww Love ya girl!! Thank you!!!!

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171 Renee February 21, 2013 at 12:48 pm

A Rockstar – thanks for sharing the gender with your readers!!! I was rooting for a Diva – what matters most is that the little one is healthy:) Congrats!

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