Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Christmas is Coming

Did you know that there are only 157 days until Christmas? Not that I'm counting, or anything. I looked it up on the world wide web. But I AM getting excited about December's approach.

Isn't he a sweetie? This is our son, age 1. And in December he and his wife will be having their first child, and our first grandchild. I've hugged the news to myself for a few months, but it's time to share. We're all VERY excited! A whole new experience for all of us. I envision cuddles and cries, soft kisses and tiny hands, books and stories and so much more!

2010 is proving to be a year of extremes in our family. Extreme sorrows and extreme joys. Some years pass by with little drama - this one is overflowing with it.

I have lots of ideas of things to make and sew for the new little one, but they are going to have to wait until after our daughter's wedding in September. Speaking of which, I'm off to do a little more beading on the veil. My goal is to finish by the end of July.


  1. Congrats on the news of your grandbaby...congrats on the daughter's wedding..yes many happy and sad times..bless you...thank you for visiting..take care..

  2. Lorrie - congratulations! You are so going to enjoy being a grandmother. Congrats to your daugther and the wedding as well.

  3. Great news! Our Son 2 is a December baby - he loves having his birthday just before Christmas, and we have an amazing photo of him lying in the crib at church on his first Christmas Day.

  4. What a precious way to announce the news of a grandchild. And just think...couldn't ask for much more for Christmas! I'm sorry to hear it has been one of those too. But you will soon have many joyful moments to smile over. And by the way, I can't wait for Christmas either!!!!!:)

  5. Hello Lorrie

    Thank you for visiting me!

    This is such a delightful post and I know just how you're feeling!

    I've now joined your followers and know it will be xeciting following your journey as a grandparent.

    I've got two granddaughters and they are such a delight (unfortunately for me they live in Europe).
    I clearly remember our trip to see our first after she was born, my husband was more interested in seeing the battlefields of Normandy and all I wanted to do was hold MY baby!!! I knew then men were DEFINITELY from Mars!!!!

  6. What a year, indeed.
    Congratulations on this wonderful news. I'm sure that the time between now and December, with the wedding yet to come, will flash by. You'll have to finish that beading and turn your hand to layette-making!

  7. I can only imagine how happy you must be Lorrie as you look forward to the birth of your first grandchild. December will be a wonderful month because you'll be celebrating with two new family members; a son in law and a grandchild and you'll be thinking back on sweet September when your daughter was married. It will be a joyous Christmas season for your family.

  8. Lorri, thank you for the visit! Congratulations on the upcoming marriage of your daughter and the grandchild that your son and his wife will bless you with! :)

  9. Hi Lorrie! Thanks for stopping by. Congratulations on your first grandbaby! You will fall so madly in love. Ours are 2 and 4 and a brand new one is coming in September. What a blessing they are! I am delighted for you!


  10. Lorri...I'm so excited for you! You are in for the time of your life...that of being a grandmother.

  11. There's nothing like a baby boy in December! Christmas will be especially sweet this year and more meaningful than can be imagined. Congratulations to everyone!

  12. Oh my, we were on holidays so I find the good news only now ! This is so exciting, I can't wait to hear more about it and see all the beautiful things you will make.


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