And then, another one of the days I made this next little dress. It was sooo quick and easy that honestly I think it took a half hour. And yes, that's my kind of dress. NO fiddly little arm holes which made it even more appealing. It has matching little bloomers and called for two pockets but I only put one. I will DEFINITELY be making some more of these for ALL of the above reasons, lol. And it comes up a little in the back making for a cute little view of that sweet little bottom. And the fabric for this dress was also got at the going out of business store and is just adorable. Let me show you.
|HOW DARLING ARE THOSE LITTLE BIRDS? AND THE POCKET IS OF LITTLE DRAGON FYS AS IS THE INSIDE OF THE DRESS.|
|BAD PIC OF THE BACK OF IT, BUT YOU CAN SEE THE STYLE ANYWAY|
|CLOSE UP OF THE SWEET LITTLE BOW/HAND BAND. JUST WANTED YOU TO SEE HOW I MANAGED TO GET A LITTLE BIRD IN THE CENTER...SOO CUTE|
I had wanted to give Melody a little sprinkle shower for this baby. More to celebrate the fact that she is having a girl then because she really "NEEDS" anything much for babies. But goodness there are soo many etiquette rules on such things these days. Many people believe one shower or on your first baby only is all you are "supposed" to get. My feeling is what difference does it really make HOW MANY parties, celebrations, or showers you get? I didn't want people to feel they HAVE to buy her anything of course, but let's face it, what women doesn't like to buy little girl clothes or accessories? And Melody of course has NOTHING for girls. Plus I just wanted to get the women of the family together and celebrate with her, and spend some time praying as well that all goes well. I've told you all this to explain that I had to talk Mel into this a bit. She felt like it was not necessary and she didn't want people to feel obligated or burdened. But once I convinced her that it just wasn't the case and that I WANTED to see her again before she has the baby, (as do her aunts and cousins) she finally gave in. I will admit I look for excuses for her to come to California as often as I can as well. I still struggle with her being so far away. Anyway, we are "trying" to keep it small. Family only with the exception of her two best friends who miss her as well. Melody cannot fly in her last trimester with her unique set of female issues, so we were running out of time. Bottom line we got that scheduled this week for the 7th of of February, and she booked her flight. She is coming by herself as Mike has lots going on at the dairy right now and can't really get away, and she is leaving the boys as well. She didn't want to fly with two such little ones by herself and I certainly understand that, but this grandma was a little disappointed over that. But hey, I will take what I can get. But because she is coming alone and needs to get back to the boys, she isn't staying very long either. Arriving on Sat., and leaving on Monday morning...sigh. I would have liked more time, (especially if I was getting her to myself) but again, I am grateful she is coming at all. And that Sunday that she is here hubby and I are going to renew our vows and celebrate our 40 years of marriage with an anniversary party too. Truthfully. I think this is how I got her to come at all as she wanted to be part of that. But more on that later. This is WAY too long as it is and I've lots to do today as well.
One quick last thing...Melody had her anatomy scan done (a little late!) done this week as well and all is well. Soo good to hear that. They confirmed it is indeed a girl (can you imagine after all these clothes I've made if it hadn't been? lol) and that she is doing well. She DOES have two kidneys (I was praying she wouldn't take after her mama) and they are both functioning, and her little heart seems perfect. So all answered prayer and I am grateful.
Looks like we might get a little rain today. It's a little chilly again so I put my jeans back on today (I was in capri's this week!) and closed all but one of my windows, lol. I hope you all have a good week-end. Blessings to you all, Debbie