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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

HOT DOG........DO I HAVE SOME GREAT NEWS.....



what a precious little
CONGRATULATIONS FAIRY ~~





A BABY.............
is coming to our family sometime in the wonderous month of
APRIL..
Our oldest granddaughter and her sweet husband
are expecting our

VERY FIRST GREAT-GRANDBABY.....

.....talk about
BLESSINGS..........
My cup runneth over and over and over and over......
do you ever find yourself asking, "what did I do to deserve all this?" ?
and, can anyone tell me what a great-grandbaby calls a great-grandmother ?

will this precious bit of wonder call me MEMAW, as all the grandkids do?

i mean....i know it will be awhile before "it" can talk, but.....

i already have one million and 19 questions running around in my head...

has ANYONE, ANYWHERE, ever been a GREAT-GRANDMOTHER or

am I the very first ? I FEEL like the FIRST !

i am pretty sure i MUST be the very FIRST !


I LOVE "IT" ALREADY
and
"it" is only the size of a LIMA BEAN right now!

just think...i am in love with a lima bean !!!

OH....AIN'T LIFE GRAND

38 comments:

Karen said...

Congratulations to your family! I'm still figuring out what my granddaughters should call me!!
Karen

Amelia said...

Congratulations...I have 4 great grandbabies...all too young to call me anything just now.

Anne said...

Congratulations! That's the most wonderful news of all.

Anne F. said...

Congratulations to you and your whole family. A new baby oh how exciting.

My mom is a great grandma to my two little grandsons and they call her grand meme and she loves it. My boys used to call my gram, grandma meme. So guess that is close huh,

How exciting and can't wait to find out overtime what it is. Enjoy the special blessing and this time till it comes.

Jeanne said...

Dear sweet BJ, I am smiling from ear to ear this morning. Your text is adorable and I can fully understand your happiness. My oldest grandson is going to be twenty soon, but it will be a long time for such a happy event for me. I do have three step great grands from my son's second marriages. They are adorable,but do not live close to me. I haven't met one of them, an adorable little boy. They live in MI. He will be two this Christmas. sigh.

Congratulations!!!

Hugs, Jeanne

Anonymous said...

I'm so happy for all of you !!! What a gigantic blessing for all of you!
Congratulations sweet lady great grandmother. Maybe your name could be great Memaw!!!

Tammy B.

Brown-Eyes said...

Goodness gracious what wonderful news! My grandson is only 12 (13 next month) and I'm already dreaming about being a great-gran too. You put together the cutest post with the collage of babies, but of course, yours will be cuter than any of those...Happy, happy hugs to you, ;-) Bo

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Hi, BJ! Great g'ma! You've got to be kidding. I can't believe that. Do you know how rare that is?? Congrats to you.

Sorry it's taken me awhile to get back to your question on your woodstove thing, but if you will send me a couple of pics, I'll do a post & see if we can get some answers for your delimma. My email is rhoda12@bellsouth.net

Ronda said...

Congratulations....Memaw. How wonderful...your first grandbaby.
Love & Prayers

beddow said...

What beautiful and blessed news! I am so overjoyed for you. I know what the parents will call their baby in regards to you...spoiled and well loved!
Will be looking for that post in the months ahead! and will be praying for that precious baby!

Betty

Dena ~ swaddlecottage said...

Congratulations BJ! What a blessing indeed :) I can't wait to be a Grammy!

Hugs,
Dena

Anonymous said...

BJ, I'm thrilled for you. But--wait--can it be ???? Are you really old enough to be a Great Grandmother? You might not be the first but I bet you are the youngest in spirit. What a blessed lima bean to have YOU as a Great Grandmother. Patty Ann in Tulsa

Cathy said...

Oh BJ...you must be jumping up and down...that is so exciting! Hopefully I won't be a "Great" Grandma....for at least 10 more years! My oldest grand child is only 13.

Diane of Crafty Passions said...

Congratulations!!
A child is a blessing from God.
Take care
Diane

Mary said...

Oh that is such WONDERFUL NEWS!!! Congratulations, sweet BJ, I know you will be the most terrific great grandma ever!
xoxo,
Mary

"Magnolia" said...

Let me add my Congratulations, GGM BJ! I can't wait until your little lima bean arrives and I can see that precious little face!!!! Awesome news!!!

Rhondi said...

Wow, that is so awesome!! That is just the best news I've heard all week. You are so blessed.
Hugs, Rhondi

Susie Q said...

Oh how exciting BJ! But, you look MUCH too young to be a great grandma!! : )

A new baby is alwasy a sweet delight...what a happy time!

Love,
Sue

countrygirl3031 said...

Oh BJ...Congratulations...that's wonderful news!

Hugz,
Michele

Beverly said...

My grandson calls my mother GG - for great-grandmother.

Congratulations on this wondrous blessings.

Carrie said...

Congratulations BJ!!! You are going to make a fantastic Great~Grandma! "IT" is so lucky!

Suzy said...

Oh Bj that is really a grand news. Joy tears came to my eyes and I am so happy for you. I can't imagine it, but that must be an incredible feeling being a great grandmother. My Nikola is lucky to have a great grandmother.

Congratulation to your whole family. Thanks for sharing such news.

Love and hugs Suzy

Eunice said...

My mother was a great-grandmother, and the children called her GG. As in GeeGee. Congratulations on your great-grandbaby!

Alice said...

Hey, girlfriend,
congrats on your good news!! you beat me by quite awhile. Both of my older gk aren't ready by a long shot. Do they live near you? Hope so, so you can play with the baby.
blessings, Al

Peggy said...

Congratulations, BJ! Babies are the best!

the pleasures of homemaking said...

Congratulations to your entire family - what wonderful news!

Manuela

Virginia said...

OH., I'm glad I stop today, what wonderful happy news. Congratulation and many Blessings to all of you and an extra Blessing to your granddaughter.
All the best, Virginia

Linda's Blue Gate said...

Oh like Grand Meme ... that is cute..... What ever the baby calls you... she/he will love you to pieces....as I am sure all the grand kids do.... and yes life a wonder...
Blessing dear one
LInda

Life on Bonnie Lane said...

What wonderful news! Congratulations great grandma! I am not even a grandma yet, so have no idea what that would feel like. So thrilled for you though!

Don't you just love the Anne Geddes pictures of babies? She is the most wonderful, talented photographer!

Kady

Penny @ Lavender Hill Studio said...

How wonderful BJ!! I know you must be so excited. I am grinning from ear to ear for you!
xo
Penny

p.s. my mosaic heart is now on Today's Creative blog auction for Nie...it is number 28. The link is on my blog....thought you would want to know.

Nancy said...

Congratulations BJ! That is wonderful news! I love all your McCain and Palin Pictures! They will make a great team for this Country, I don't think she will be one to sit on the sideline! Blessings, nancy

Meggie said...

Gee, BJ, why don't you get a little excited or something. I'm sure you will think of a cute name for your little lima bean to call you. In the meantime use all that positive energy for something fun.

ginger at enchanting cottage said...

~~~CONGRATULATIONA~~~
I am so happy for you!!! That is great news you great grandma!

ginger

Brenda said...

Congratulations BJ. I know your are so excited.You will be wonderful!

Smilingsal said...

For some reason, I missed this post. Well, congratulations! I suppose the child will call you whatever he/she wants to and it'll stick!

Dawn-Hydrangea Home said...

Congratulations BJ - such exciting news!

nikkicrumpet said...

Congrats...you crack me up! I'm still not sure I even want to be a Grandma yet! But that new baby is gonna be sooooo lucky to have BJGG as her GG!!!

Rosie's Whimsy said...

How Wonderful!!! Congratulations to all!

Hubby and I were just watching the Weather Channel to see you have just had 7 inches of rain NOT related to Ike! Our prayers our with every one of you during this time!

((hugs)) Rosie