Saturday, December 13, 2008

Birthday Party

Yesterday, before Bryce Eleanor arrived, I was frantically trying to get a gift bag together for her pillow and sock doll. First, it was just going to be a muslin bag...but then an appliqued "B" appeared.


Had to fancy that up a bit.Finally got it done and stuffed the gifts inside.

Amelia and Chris were going out to Chris' squadron party, so I got to keep Bryce Eleanor, who is sweetness with a runny nose!

"And prick it with 'B'/And throw it in the oven for Baby and me."

The birthday party is today. Amelia will have a little extra, unencumbered time to prepare, and Fee and I will bring the birthday girl in time for her to get dressed.

6 comments:

  1. Those pictures of Bryce are amazingly beautiful. And what a wonderful grandmother you are - these girls have wonderful keepsakes. it's a very pleasant way to spoil them.

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  2. rian - I love the softness of the black and white! It seems like the essence of "baby." Or toddler, I guess now, since she is perambulating on her own now.

    ACey - Thanks! You know darn well that I look for excuses to make things! :) I do hope some of them will be keepsakes some day, kind of like the Velveteen Rabbit -- battered yet loved; but I'm always looking for an excuse and a purpose to make handmade. The grands are just perfect for that!

    Thanks, Debby!

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  3. oh how fun! I just caught up on the last couple days....I didn't even realize I was 'behind' .... I love the sock doll! the party sounds divine. happy birthday bryce eleanor. beautiful children indeed!!!

    fun, and fabulous sounding food! I'd like to be part of your family for sure!!

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  4. kimy - The party was great fun! Come on down and have gumbo any time!

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