Saturday, July 12, 2008

Belly Shots

Today was my friend, Janet's baby shower. As we were leaving, we took pregnant belly shots. She's due mid-September and is about 30 weeks along, and I'm about 24 weeks.

Friday, July 11, 2008

Cool Stuff

My in-laws came to visit a couple weeks ago. They brought us this --

This cradle was made for my brother-in-law, about 23 years ago. It's been in storage, collecting dust, waiting for a grandchild... And now that there is one on the way, it's been refinished and refurbished for the Belchigator. Unfortunately, the mattress size needed for this cradle is smaller than the ones on the market today. Luckily I found some places that will make mattresses to order.

I've been busy knitting myself. I've made a couple hats, 1/2 a pair of gloves (I'm working on the second), and these cute overalls:

Wednesday, July 2, 2008

How it all began

Paul I think it's a hoot that the Belchigator was conceived on or around Valentine's Day. Paul thinks it's all because of this:

The cat posed with the flowers to give a perspective on the size of the bouquet.

Personally, I think the Belchigator was conceived a couple days before I received the flowers, but it's much more fun to say they were the impetus.