Since the shower-ee has a son and is about to have a daughter, she asked for baby girl clothes. I am
Regifted items in hand, I headed off to the party. Sometime between the small talk and the party game I realized that the woman sitting next to me (a) hadn't been included on the email invite, and (b) had given me the sleepers I was about to hand over. Oops. "Ha, ha. Told you so," said the little voice inside my head. "Shut up!" I told that stupid voice. "It will be fine! It was weeks ago! Maybe she won't remember! Maybe she'll leave before gifts are opened!"
Perhaps I was imagining things, but when the shower-ee pulled those particular items out of the gift bag, I swear the woman next to me quietly leaned forward and narrowed her eyes as if to say, "Haven't I seen those before?" I just concentrated really hard on my piece of cake.
The worst part? I haven't yet written the thank you note for those sleepers. The ones she now knows I totally gave away.