Sunday, February 13, 2011

Him or Her Party!

This is a post about a wreath that is really so much more than a wreath. It’s a wreath that represents a whole new chapter in our lives!

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By definition a metamorphosis is a “change in appearance, character, or condition”. I believe this counts! You may remember I told you that 2011 is going to be a big one for this family---both sons are getting married---big changes, BUT I alluded to another change and some of you guessed. The happy bride (our daughter) and groom

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will be parents in June…hopefully about two weeks after the first wedding :). WE ARE FINALLY GOING TO BE GRANDPARENTS!!!!!

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The baby bump is small, but it’s there! This past Friday I was grateful to attend the first photo session….I mean sonogram :)…the one that reveals the gender of the baby! The technician sealed the answer in an envelope and gave….it….to….me!!!! I could hardly stand the temptation! BUT we had been planning a party for a month. Some people call it a gender reveal party. That sounds a little cold to me. I called it the Him or Her party! CIMG3347

This wreath greeted the parents-to-be, family, and friends for the party.

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Will we be decorating in pink or blue?

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Him or Her???

Thank you SO MUCH for sharing this joy with me!!!! I hope you’ll come back. I’ll be sharing all this week….the table, the decorations, the menu and recipes….and of course if it’s a HIM or Her!!!!~~Susan

I am linking to Susan @Between Naps on the Porch for Metamorphosis Monday. Click here to join the party. Thanks Susan!

13 comments:

  1. How wonderful and congratulations to the soon to be parents and grandparents!

    Deanna :D

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  2. What a cute idea! Congratulations of the exciting news! ~ Sarah

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  3. I love the idea of a "Him or Her" party! How fun!
    Where is that dancing smilie when I need it !!!!! :-D
    Congratulations to all !!!!!!! :-D
    Glenda

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  4. I am so excited for you and the wonderful new chapter in your lives! Congratulations and yes, please do let us share in your joy with photos! Annie

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  5. Oh, my! There's nothing like a grandbaby to enrich your life.... I found myself smiling at strangers for a solid month cause I was on such a high. And whenever I bought two of something and the salesclerk would ask if someone had twins, they got an EARFUL all about how precious my twin grandbabies were. I'm a little embarrassed just remembering... :) CONGRATS!!!!

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  6. Would they let you take the envelope to a cake bakery, and let them see the gender? then they could bake a cake with either pink or blue icing as the filling. When the cake gets cut it would be a surprise to everyone at the party. Best wishes. I can't wait to see how your party turns out. Exciting times for you!
    Sheila

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  7. Susan I am so excited and HAPPY for you! You know I'm going to be a first time Grandma in two months so I know your joy! Ours is a boy so I can't wait to hear your news! This is such a joyful time isn't it! My daughter has gotten quite the baby bump now. Oh I'm so happy for you! hugs, Linda

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  8. How exciting for you! I can tell that you can't wait! I think your grand-baby is going to be spoiled by his/her grandma!

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  9. Your metamorphosis is absolutely fabulous. I so hope that you enjoy every bitty bump of it.

    Have a very Happy Valentine's Day!

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  10. Susan, that wreath is sooo pretty! What a beautiful grandbaby you're going to have. The parents are both beautiful. I know your dinner was so much fun! (I can't believe you were able to keep that envelope sealed - didn't you think about steaming it - even for a minute?) laurie

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  11. great story thanks for the posting I really impress and happy to after read this story.

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