Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Wooden Shoes, Grand Baby, and Baby Quilts

Tourists have to have their photo taken in a wooden shoe!


This next photo needs no words....


My Grand Baby was a month old when we arrived for our first visit to the Netherlands.  Yes --- he is laying on a quilt I made and is covered up with a baby burp cloth!


The little quilt I made works perfect in his bassinet.


I made this quilt for a wall hanging, but we tucked in the sides and put it in the bassinet for a photo. It would fit better in the regular size crib or of course on the wall.

We covered him up with the quilt for another photo. He will be ready for winter's cool nights.


My daughter tells me that years from now she will tell her son that his Grandmama and Grandpapa traveled over 5000 miles just to sniff his sweet little head.  Yep it was worth the long airplane ride and the jet lag!


Yes, we took a photo in front of almost every windmill. That is what tourists do!


I also found some wooden shoes that I could step into for another photo. 


It was wonderful to visit my daughter, her husband and the new baby.  It was so hard to leave. I tear up often.  Thank goodness for computers and Skype as we can see our grand baby every day!

I have said it many times before:  "Don't be sad that it is over, be glad you did it!" and that is perfect for this. We are so blessed to have had such a wonderful vacation and a wonderful time with our family in the Netherlands.

and no words are needed for the last photo...


Enjoy your day!

Marcia (a very proud Grandmama)

9 comments:

Fiesta said...

Beautiful Marcia. I am so glad you were able to visit and enjoy him. Yep, skyping is wonderful isn't it

Carrie P. said...

Congratulations! such sweet photos of you and the baby.

garnet said...

Sweet Grandma story and cute quilt.
TFS, Garnet

garnet said...

Sweet Grandma story and cute quilt.
TFS, Garnet

Unknown said...

Being a grandma is the best thing in the world. So glad you got to visit and spend time with him. For the 1st time we live close to our oldest 2 granddaughters (now 16 and 18) and are enjoying it completely. I figure distance in driving time. We have 4 that are 6 days away and 4 that are 2 days away. We need to learn how to skype! Nancy: rangerer@sbcglobal.net

VickiT said...

Oh how awesome you were able to go be with him when he is so young. It looks like you had a lot of fun too while visiting. LOVE those shoes. I have to ask since you were sightseeing and doing things visitors do - did you bring home any of those wooden shoes?

Great pictures.

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Valerie Reynolds said...

Congrats! You look soooo happy!!! (I love your baby quilt too!) Thanks for sharing your news with us.

Carla said...

How precious! The baby and the quilt are just down right adorable.
Glad you got go smell his little head. ;o)