Monday, November 23, 2009

A Shower of Roses for Our Baby!


On the Feast of the Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. . . 



~ Delicious Food ~



~ Tea and Ciders ~



~ A Yummy Carrot Cake ~





~ Fun Games and Raffles ~

I now have quite the supply of diapers!!! Thank you all so much!


~ Friends and Family ~





~ So Many Gifts for the Baby ~


~ A Special Surprise ~


Marci pieced together 48 rose themed squares, from friends and family, both locally and online, into this beautiful quilt for our baby! What a treasure this will be for her!!!!
I was so touched to see all the thought and love that went into this gift, including lovely squares from women I hardly know. Thank you all so much!!

*It may take me awhile, but hopefully I can take close ups of each square to share with you all, so you can see it up close. The photo hardly does it justice!

~ Tea and Honey Stick Favors ~



Thank you so very much Marci, and to all of you that contributed to making this such a special shower for our baby, our little Christmas Rose!

May God reward you all for your kindness and generosity!!


11 comments:

  1. I am so glad you posted pics!! I have been waiting to see how the quilt came out, it looks so beautiful!!! I hope you feel better!

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  2. Oh Thank you Cheryl! I was so surprised to see all the little quilt contributions from all over!! What a special gift! You all are truly amazing!! Thank you also for the adorable little wooden doll! I LOVE IT!!! I'll be sending you a real thank you soon. God bless!

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  3. You are blessed to have such wonderful people in your life to celebrate your little one! God bless

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  4. Marci did a wonderful job with the quilt and with the entire shower. What a lovely day.

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  5. What a beautiful shower! What wonderful gifts too! Thanks for sharing photos. After your post weeks ago about the whispering at a Little Flowers meeting, I was just waiting to hear about a shower in your (and baby Rose's) honor :)

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  6. The quilt turned out so beautifully, I'm so glad Marci asked me to participate, wish I could have beent there in person sweetie! Many prayers for these last few weeks :))

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  7. It all looked so nice. What a great way to begin the celebrations of a new life. I too was glued to your blog waiting for the pictures of the quilt. Marci did a great job pulling off this suprise.

    God bless and feel better!

    Elizabeth C.
    CA

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  8. What a beautiful shower, from a beautiful person, you are truly blessed!

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  9. Beautiful! Hope you are feeling better by now. At least you didn't get sick until after the fun shower! God Bless.

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  10. Oh, Jessica! I'm so happy that it came out so beautifully! Marci did a FANTASTIC job. I think I see my little contribution. ;)

    I'm kinda cheating by being on the computer here, but I had to comment. You and little Rose are still in my prayers and I have plenty of time to focus on prayer now that I'm stuck in bed,lol.

    P.S. you and your girls look radiant!

    As always, thank you for sharing and God bless!

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  11. Your so very welcome Jessica! Don't worry about the Thank you cards, you just take care of you and your little one growing inside! God bless you!
    Cheryl

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