Monday, November 28, 2011


If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite,
something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go
far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite,
more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a
little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs
because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.
~Vincent van Gogh

As much as I love blogging
there is one drawback
that makes me very sad
and that is not being
able to open my doors
to all of you, especially
when someone is preparing
to bring a new life into
the world. Is there anything
more special, especially at
this time of year?

So, I am hosting a shower
via internet for someone I
have come to just love,
 Amanda from the habit
of being. Surprise Amanda!

On December 12, 2011
I will be posting pictures
of a few little gifts I
have picked up for her
soon to be born little
Caboose and would love
to have all of you join me. 
I will have the coffee hot,
the tea poured, the
scones will be baked and
it I can figure out how,
the linky thing set up
for everyone who would
like to come to the shower.
I thought we could all
post our gift, blog hop,
and then just mail
everything directly to

Sound good?


  1. That sounds wonderful! I will try to participate (really spotty internet here!!!). I enjoy reading her blog, and would love to help her welcome her baby! Great idea!

  2. you are so awesome tracey, i love this idea! and of course i'll come. dec 12 is my husband AND grandsons birthday, so it's a perfect day for celebrating. (they won't mind i'm at the baby shower, they'll probably be surfing!).

    i've got an idea, i'll email you. surprise amanda! xoxo

  3. oh yes please remind me. i kind of love amanda as well. kind of love her a whole lot. i will bring some of her favorites, as well. maybe a bit of fried chicken. ; )

  4. What a fun idea!

    I did attend my sister's baby shower online, I was tied in over skype and I had sent my gifts over in advance so see her unpack. I was even able to participate in some games!

  5. This is such an amazing idea!!! I just love ♥♥♥ it! I'll be there.

  6. On my you are just the sweetest!!

  7. seriously!?! you just brought tears to my eyes tracey. so very touched and blessed by all these connections over the interwebs!!!

  8. Tracey, you are a doll.
    Keep us posted on how it will roll....

  9. What a lovely idea, Tracey! So very thoughtful and a tribute to all on-line friendships :)

  10. You are beyond gracious! What a clever and thoughtful idea... I just love you Tracey!

    Blessings, Debbie

  11. this is perfect! keep us posted! i’ll do a savory quiche type thing and a festive centerpiece. can’t wait! you are wonderful, miss tracey!

  12. Aw Tracey, you are such a sweet friend, what a fabulous idea!

  13. What a great idea - you are so thoughtful, Tracey! Sounds like fun!

  14. Count me in! I've been itching to buy something for Amanda's bean-to-be! :)

  15. what a great idea!

  16. Incredible idea! That is bringing this virtual environment to a whole new level. :)

  17. Woo woo! Parrrrty! I love her too and what a wonderful way to celebrate this new life. XO

  18. Tracey, you are too sweet. What a lovely idea!

  19. Popping in a few days late - such a novel idea! Yeah, Amanda! Yeah, Tracey!