December 26, 2009

What You Missed

First of all thank you all SO much for the congratulatory comments! Mr. Husband and I are beyond excited about our little Christmas gift. I still can't believe it! I can't believe how fast it happened but I'm definitely excited about it.
We found out the weekend after Thanksgiving. I had a feeling but then I started getting cramps and thought Aunt Flo was on her way. But my start date came and went so I hesitantly took a test. BFP! OMG, really? I hurried out to the stores to find Mr. Husband something cute to tell him. I was thinking a I'm A Big Sister tee for the dogs but couldn't find one and had NO TIME to order one. So I went to Hallmark and picked up the New Dad Willow Tree figurine and had it for him when he came home from hunting. Remember this post. Yep that's what was in the box! So he came home and opened it and looked at it and said, "...it's a...man? Holding...a...baby??? ARE YOU PREGNANT?" When I said yes he picked me up and twirled me around the kitchen and couldn't stop kissing my face. It was priceless and I wish I had it on camera. Here's his figurine with a few of his other favorite things.


So I'm about 8 weeks and feeling great! Our EDD is 8/7/10 (although I secretly think it would be fun to have a 8/9/10 birthday! No morning sickness...yet! I go through periods of nausea but more so at night than the morning. I HATE salad, hate it. Everyone knows that I love to cook, and pretty good at it if I may say so myself, but lately I have no desire to get in that kitchen. Poor Mr. Husband! I can't even think about cooking raw meat but eating it doesn't bother me. So weird! I can tell you my clothes are already tight, YIKES! My boobs are MASSIVE! I swear they have doubled in size, and I did NOT need any help in that department! The vivid dreams have kicked in for sure! Every night it's something and I always remember it which is not typical for me. The pups sense it, they are so much more attentive and want to be around us ALL THE TIME! It's really cute.
We decided to wait to tell the family at Christmas because we wanted to get some really great gifts for the new grandparents-to-be. It was SUPER hard but we did it! Both of our parents will be first time grandparents and I think they are beyond excited. Here's a peek at what they got.
My grandma

My dad (rides Harley's)

My two cousins

My aunt


My mom for her charm bracelet

MIL


The news went over so well and we made a BIG announcement to the entire family yesterday and everyone is so happy to have a new baby around! Thanks again for all the well wishes! Do you like the new layout?

21 comments:

  1. congratulations--how cute are those gifts!!!!!!!!!!

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  2. Congrats to you and your husband!! Very exciting!! Can't wait to see your bump pics!! :O) Happy and healthy rest of your pregnancy! I am so excited for you! For the future......I think you might have a Gymboree near you (mommy and baby play group). There are none in the Dayton area where I live :O( Just a random tid bit :O) I think the closest to me was columbus- about an hour away.

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  3. The new layout is so cute, and again, congrats!

    I've secretly wanted to do something identical to that...get pregnant around Christmas and tell everyone in gifts. Love it!

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  4. Congratulations! SO exciting! I love all the gifts.

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  5. Awesome way of telling them all, and congrats again :)

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  6. Aww Congratulations!! You are due a few months after me! Very cute ways of telling your family! :)

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  7. So fun and exciting. I'm still in shock actually, it happened so fast!!! ;)

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  8. Congratulations... I just read through all of your last posts... and I am so excited for you! WOW!! What an amazing thing... and I bet your husband was so excited. I hope I can surprise my hubby like this someday too! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

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  9. Congrats again and how sweet!!! What a wonderful Christmas for you family!!

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  10. Congrats!!! Soooooooo exciting!!

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  11. So I saw the post on my iPhone, but didn't have my computer to respond!! But CONGRATULATIONS!! That's awesome!!

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  12. So exciting, and what fun and cute ways to tell everyone!!!! :)

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  13. Congrats!!! How exciting! So happy for you and your growing family!

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  14. Congrats! So exciting! I'm thrilled for you and your adorable growing family!

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  15. Congrats!!! That is such a cute way that you told your hubs, and I love his reaction!!!

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  16. I am so ridiculously happy for you! I can't even begin to tell you friend!! Love it!! And the way you told your husband...priceless!

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  17. OHEMGEE!!!! I miss a few days of reading blogs and LOOKIE WHAT I MISSED! AGHAGHAGH!!! I am SO happy for you! And what a fun way to tell everyone-those gifts are ADORABLE! Oh wow, girlie! You're gonna make one fab mama! And I LOVE how you told the Mr.! *happy smiles over here on my sofa*

    Lots of blog love!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YAY! And my friend just blogged about how much she hated cooking a few weeks ago! ha! I think it was her last post actually.. She seem to have also lost her desire to blog. Please dont do that. *frowny face* I LOVE your blog and cant wait to read all about your fun journey to mommyhood!

    XOXO!

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  18. congrats again doll! you are going to make such a cute mom. and i love mr. husbands reaction to the big news. :)

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  19. This is way too cute! I've always dreamed of cute ways to tell people when we finally do get pregnant! :-) I love all of these!

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  20. That's so great that everyone is excited! Love the new layout!

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