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10.29.2012

Blue is for Baby Boy

 Did I tell you we have a new baby grand son on the way??  Yes, and it's a Christmas baby.....due that week.  We are thrilled beyond excited.  I have his sweet baby shower gift all wrapped and ready to go.  I wrapped it in simple brown parcel paper, made a  pleated rosette from a vintage children's book page, topped with a baby boy silhouette and all tied up with fat satin blue ribbon.  What's inside????   :)  Uh huh.....can't tell, but it's sweet as can be. :)  We are supposed to head up to New York/ New Jersey later this week for the long awaited baby shower and to see my son's new home.  


Right now it's just a steady rain falling. According to the scary weather forecasters the worst is still on its way.  In just a few hours, the winds will blow and blow and blow.  We've battened down the hatches, bought our milk and bread, a new game to play and a new book to read, and pray the worse is not as bad as the forecast and we don't lose power.  I wish you all in the path of this unbelievable storm to stay safe and sound.  Think of me and I'll be thinking of you.    xoxo

update:  thank you all so much for your well wishes and safe keeping.   We got hardly any of the high winds predicted for our area....thank the good Lord.  I can pull the plug on the stored water in the bathtub out now. :)  My youngest son who lives in N.J. did not fare quite so well.  Lots of damage but the family is fine.  Hope all of you are safe and sound too.  xoxo

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24 comments :

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

Congatulations! You wrapped an adorable package! Oh I hope it all blows over soon! Best of luck. My thoughts are with you.

Olive Cooper said...

The package is charming. Praying you and yours stay safe and warm.

Jen said...

How wonderful!! Congratulations!! I love this pretty package... almost too pretty to open!

Hope you all stay safe during this storm and aren't affected much by it!

Jen

NanaDiana said...

Lynn- Congratulations!!! How wonderful to have a Christmas baby- and a grandson. What a blessings. Love your little crafty piece, too. Blessings- xo Diana

Blondie's Journal said...

How exciting, Lynn! You must be thrilled! The gift wrapping is so pretty, it shows how much you care when you take your time and get creative with the wrapping! I really am happy for you.

Stay safe in this storm...we are following it on the news. It really is incredibly scary. I know you are prepared but be careful anyway.

XO,
Jane

Alycia Nichols said...

Fabulous wrap!!! Very creative! I am praying for you guys on the East coast. I know this is going to be a real trial for a lot of you. Sounds like you have taken the right steps to weather the storm both literally and figuratively, though. Stay safe!!!

Donna Wilkes said...

Hope you and your family is safe.

How exciting to have a Christmas baby coming! Beautiful gift - almost to pretty to open!

Distressed Donna Down Home

Laurel@chippingwithcharm said...

Such a sweet package! Stay safe!! Laurel

Marilou Bain said...

Congrats on the new upcoming arrival Lynn, stay safe in the storm.
Hugs Marilou

The Polka Dot Closet said...

Cute wrapping, I can't wait to see what is inside! Stay safe, my son is in Arlington and lost power 4 hours ago with trees down...Now, I have to worry!

Carol

thethinkingcloset said...

Beautiful wrapping! I love the silhouette and sheet music combo. Found you through the Coastal Charm linky party.

-Lauren
http://thethinkingcloset.wordpress.com

It's All Connected said...

How exciting to have the best Christmas present ever on the way! It's blowing pretty hard here but no damage so far. Fingers are crossed! ~ Maureen

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

How exciting...what a great gift!
Hoping everyone fared the storm well.

Desire Empire said...

Lynn congratulations on the impending arrival.

Trusting you have survived the terrible storm. Hoping to hear you are OK very soon.
Carolyn

jennspeacornpopnuts.com said...

I was stopping by to see if you had any word on the storm and you and your family. I sure hope everyone is okay. Hope to hear from you soon ...
(Cute post by the way. Congrats on the December baby).
Take care, stay safe and warm, Jenn

Karen said...

I'm so happy you're safe. The package is so pretty I would hate to open it. Congrats on the new baby!

Sherry @ No Minimalist Here said...

Lynn, Your wrapping is adorable! I am sorry to hear your son had storm damage but I am glad they are okay. Have a wonderful trip!

Francie...The Scented Cottage Studio said...

How wonderful ! Another little blue shoe (())
Hope all is going well and wishing you traveling mercies.

Boxwood Cottage said...

Aw such cute gift wrapping! I love black silhouettes! Congratulations! :) A Christmas baby how exciting!

Sandra Evertson said...

How wonderful it will be if he arrives on Christmas Day!
Congrats!
Sandra

Betsy said...

Congratulations on a new grandson. Our grandaugher was born last December on the 8th. This such an exciting time for you and your family.
Betsy

Sherry "Edie" & Marie Antionette said...

What an exciting time for you! Love your beautiful gift package with the silhouette... very cool.

Blessings & hugs, Sherry "Edie"

thistlewoodfarm said...

Just checking on you! I know you were heading up the New Jersey way and hoping all is well!

blessings,
karianne

Sherry "Edie" & Marie Antionette said...

OH My Lynn!!! Congrats on the new granson.Maybe ,he will be a Christmas baby.The package is sooo cute.Of course it will be the first of many.Spoiled and not even here yet.
I'm so happy you are safe from the storm.We had a strom again ourseles.Issac.My house almost flooded.We were so lucky.We have been living here for over 20 yrs and that never happen before.Not even Katrina did that.It wash away all my beautiful Koi fish.some 2ft long.It made me sick.
But we are safe and that is waht we are thankful of Right!!!
Blessings Lynn,
XXOO Marie Antionette

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