Tuesday, March 4, 2008

baby hugs are free...

A few weeks back, Heidi and Tim came for lunch. As is custom, I poured coffee for all of us...and Heidi declined her cup (not custom!). There could only be one reason she would be declining a cup of coffee!

Then came a call wondering if I had a recipe for that rice pudding we used to enjoy at The Pantry. She had been craving it for weeks and just had to have some! Hmmmm.

On her next visit she went rummaging through my cedar chest...she was not really looking for vintage linens, but wondering if there were any baby clothes hidden in there. As luck would have it, there were a few outfits, blankets and booties...that were once hers.

Heidi and Tim are looking forward to welcoming their first child in September...and we share in their joy. There...as you can see, I have now let the cat out of the bag!

So I shall get back to work on my bunny quilt...it won't be ready for Easter, but I will aim for September!

And Heidi, I am looking forward to playing tennis with you this summer. I'm thinking you might be about as slow as your mother on the court...make for a bit more of a level playing field.


  1. Wonderful, wonderful news! Congratulations to the whole family!! (Yup, that sure explains things, doesn't it? :>)

  2. Oh Judy, congratulations to you all!!! By the way, where IS that rice pudding recipe?

  3. OH Judy .. .fantastic news. How wonderful to open up that cedar chest and enjoy those little baby things so lovingly set away for a time.

    Enjoy this time of waiting.

  4. Fabulous! So happy for you and Heidi and Tim! First babies are so much fun! It's all a learning experience! Congratulations to all! And I'm with Sara...where's the rice pudding recipe! We don't have to be pregnant to crave rice pudding! : )


  5. That is such good news, Judy! Congratulations!

  6. Ooooo...I love the bunnies. LOVE them!!!!!!!!!!!!! SQUEAL!!

  7. Judy, what a wonderful cat to let out of the bag! You will have a summer full of anticipation. When my daughter was expecting her first, I dreamt about babies in one form or another every night! I must have been excited.:) Dairymary

  8. That is the most wonderful news, Precious, precious!! Congratulations to Heidi and Tim.
    Dream on Elmer and Judy, your quiver is filling up. This will be a summer of playing, waiting and preparing. How fun is that!!

  9. Congratulations! Every new child brings about such excitement and joy.
    It's so much fun to watch our children raise their newborns and yet it feels just like yesterday that we had this opportunity.
    Now we get to play with them.

  10. Congratulations...what a fabulous surprise!

    Have a blessed day!

    smiles, kari & kijsa


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