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July 31, 2011


Dawn @ The Feathered Nest

Dear sweet Alice... what a precious blessing from Heaven ~ I have so loved seeing little Hazel grow!!! It's just a matter of time 'til you two will be piled up at home and loving every minute with each other. What a love journey dear friend ~ xxoo, Dawn

kathy colby

She is so Beautiful!!, Im choked up just thinking about this surprise. I have had the pleasure of birthing 7 children and cant imagine not being able to take them home right away. May God bless you as you walk this journey


She is beautiful, so tiny and precious. Such an early surprise arrival, it will be wonderful when you can take her home and snuggle up together.


Oh, congratulations, Alice! What a beautiful girl! My sister's second child was premature and was in a neonatal unit for quite a while. She is now a happy and healthy 19 year old. I hope you can bring her home very soon indeed.


Tami B.

Congratulations! What a beautiful little soul she is :)

Tami E.

:-) Congratulations to you both! She's beautiful!


Aw, congratulations! June 30th is a great birthday-- it's my eldest's, too. :)

Julie Marie

Oh Alice, what a precious little angel... congratulations to you and Josh... praying that she will be home very soon... much love to you all... xoxo Julie Marie

Leah C

Oh she is just the sweetest lil' thing:) Congratulations, Alice!! Hoping your precious Hazel Mae is home soon with Mommy & Daddy:) Big Hugs!!

Laura @ 52 FLEA

Congratulations! She is a darling wee little lass now... and I have no doubt that she will grow up healthy and strong and beautiful! My Daniel was 8 weeks early too and now he is 27, healthy, happy and an attorney! Enjoy every minute and I know how hard it is to leave her at the hospital each day but trust me...it will be just a memory for you soon. I always looked at it like I waited so long for my baby (10 years) that having a preemie was just a way for me to have a newborn for a longer time!
Love her name...my Nana was a Hazel!
Take care, Laura :)


Oh Alice! What a surprise!
Hazel Mae is really a precious angel (and I can see something of you in her sweet little face!)!!
Congratulations to you both,
Monica xo.


She is so beautiful!

<3 Sarah

Donna ~ The Decorated House

You are truly blessed.
So very tiny, and yet such a big Life ahead. Amazing.


She is an absolute sweetie! Congratulations to all you and your new family.

Annie W.

Congratulation!! She is sooo adorable.

Eve Manca

Congratulations Alice! She is just beautiful! I hope she's able to go home soon!

jolie en rose

how beautiful she is, what a precious little blessing!


Congrats! Hazel is beautiful. I am sure you are looking forward to her becoming a NICU graduate :)

tea time and roses

She is certainly beautiful!! Congratulations to you and your family!!


Andrea Baumhardt

Alice- I am a new follower. Love what you are doing. I must say, both of my boys were born 8 weeks early at 4 lbs each and it is so rotten to be robbed of your pregnancy when you least expect it... to have to learn to be a mother with an ng tube instead of a breast or bottle...but you just love that little baby girl and snuggle her close and she will grow up strong and lovely and your heart is gonna burst with how much you love her each day. You're going to wake up and say, I love you SOOO much more than yesterday, and I didn't think it was possible to love you any more. Your love and faith in your little girl and in God will grow exponentially. I wish you all the best. Save those teeny tiny beautiful little preemie clothes.Regards, Andrea @ townandprairie.blogspot.com

Carolyn - Love Stitching Red

Congratulations ... your daughter is beautiful
Carolyn x

Kirra Sue

Absolutely beautiful. I am praying she comes home soon!!!! And for strength & joy in overwhelming moments!

Rhonda Kearney

Alice, Congratulations! She is a precious little miracle.


Hi Alice, ahd her hubby!!
You both have a precious miracle to love :)

"She Adds So Much Beauty To Your Lives"
(Celebrate her presence)

I cannot wait to see all that you have done to her sweet little girl room.

Alice :) My Mothers name is HAZEL MAE !!
and her maiden name is a "W"

This is my favorite post!
Blessings to you and yours.


Hi Alice, and her hubby!!
You both have a precious miracle to love :)

"She Adds So Much Beauty To Your Lives"
(Celebrate her presence)

I cannot wait to see all that you have done to her sweet little girl room.

Alice :) My Mothers name is HAZEL MAE !!
and her maiden name is a "W"

This is my favorite post!
Blessings to you and yours.


What wonderful news. She's just beautiful and love her name!


it has been fun to see how much she is growing!! Praying this time passes quickly and that the time when she's home moves very slowly :)


Hello Alice,
Just saw your blog and couldn't help but to comment on your new baby girl. Our son,Scott, was 7 weeks early and weighed 2lbs.4oz. He was in the hospital for 6 weeks. He is now 26 years old and is 6 ft. tall and doing great. He is getting his masters in marine biology. Being a preemie was hard finding the clothes then, so we bought cabbage patch doll clothes. I did save some of the outfits, especially the ones he wore in the hospital. Scott has a shoebox with all the pictures from the ICU and the charts that were posted everyday showing his weight gain. Every time we take out the box it reminds me of how little and precious he was. Congratulations to your little miracle!


Isabel ~ Maison Douce

Congrats, Alice, you are right, she is absolutely precious!!! What a true joy!!


Alice she is lovely!!!! What an adventure you have begun.

Many thoughts and prayers coming your way.



oh gosh, she is beautiful. I hope she is home soon. What a rascal to turn up so early!



She is just beautiful! Congratulations! She will be home before you know it!

She is very lovely. I hope she will get much stronger and be home with you soon. You gave her a beautiful name. I can't wait to read updates about her soon. She will surely grow as a lovely and beautiful princess.


She's a darling indeed.


Hi Alice,

I just wanted to check to see how ya'll are doing you and Joshua take care of yourselves our boy Renoir and your precious little angel. I know she's getting bigger and stronger each and every day. We will all keep you in our prayers.

take care Alice


Congratulations, my daughter Bella was born at 23 weeks 5 day; she weight 15oz and was 10 inches long; she spent 5 months in the Baylor Dallas NICU and came home this month on the 8th of August 2 years ago. Today we played in the back yard in her swimming pool and she is now 29 months olds. All babies are miracles but I say preemies are a special gift from God for us preemie moms to be able to watch God's gift of life at work it is a great experince that I would never give up. I will be praying for your sweet baby to be home soon.


She's absolutely adorable! And a blessing beyond words. I also had a preemie, 4 lbs and now she's all grown up and 34 yrs old. You and your hubby are going to love her like you've never loved before.
Happy future for you all :)

debbie york

I came over from Lisa's Tarnished and Tattered blog and I see my daughter, Jennifer, has already beat me to the punch. As she wrote, Bella was born very early at not quite 24 weeks. Your sweet baby Hazel is beautiful and I'll be praying for God's perfect timing in her growth.
Birth is a miracle in itself, but preemies go beyond that description. They are a reminder of God's grace and faithfulness.


Wow, I am very touched! My Alan arrived on the 11th of June.

I wish you the best for both!


mercedes scott

Alice, this was my very 1st visit to your blog and I was greeted by the sweet image of your new baby girl! Congratulations! She is miniature perfection; God's gift to remind us of how precious life is. Enjoy your new little one!

maria cecilia

She is adorable!! Much blessings to her journey.


Your sweet baby girl is beautiful! I know how hard it is to not be home with your baby, our little girl was seven weeks early. She is five now and is just starting kindergarten and is so smart and witty. Congratulations!

Rebecca Ersfeld

Alice, I just read about your new blessing. I pray she is growing strong and she will be home tucked in your arms soon. Congratulations on such a beautiful little girl. I will follow on fb
Many blessings to you\


Oh my my. What a sweet and oh so precious baby girl. God bless you all as she builds her strength to come home. I discovered your blog through your lovely Etsy shop(s). I must say, you may just be my online soulmate! Your work and blog are so inspiring and beautiful. Lush, gorgeous and so romantic! I noticed on facebook that you like the office and pride and prejudice - hence, my favorite tv show and movie. I get the feeling you might me Catholic as well. I just bought a new mac - the 27" inch screen:) So nice to meet you. I hope your little miracle will be home with you soon. My little Evie recently turned 1 year old. She was born early, but only 10 days. I'm sure you are in heaven right now. The moments only get better.


I would love to know how your little girl is doing! She has been in my prayers. ::Jill


Just checking if you and the little baby are well, hope you post about her/you soon! Can't wait to read your article on Somerset Life...
Monica x

liz droege

o alice she is soooo beautiful, my second daughter (maggie) was 2 months early (she's 18 now) this looks so familiar she was in hospital for about a month, she came home with a heart monitor and lots of scary things, the nurses all told me all she needs is LoVe, she will be fine..... I was so scared, but she came home and all i did was love her and she was fine,no alarms no scarey events, so just love her she is so beautiful, and enjoy every minute you have with her, time seems to just fly by...

Karen Palmer

God bless her tiny little beginnings. I know exactly how you feel; ecstatic and worried all in one! 22 years ago I had a little preemie son by emergency C-Section 10 weeks early. He was 2 lbs. 3 oz. and 12 inches long. He had to stay in the hospital for 2 1/2 months and we were able to bring him home when he was a whopping 4 lbs. 5 oz! Today my son Brett is healthy and in college. God was faithful to bring him through. Hold tight to Him! I'll keep you all in my prayers! :)
Blessings & hugs,

Thespoena McLaughlin

Wow! She is the most adorable little thing ever! My prayers for her continued growth and success and for strength for her parents. She'll be home with you before you know it. Hugs!


Awesome!! I love this little baby. It's really amazing picture of just born baby.

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