Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Baby Collins is a....

Last night we found out what we are having!!!! For those of you who don't know, we decided not to find out last Tuesday at the doctor's office and instead we had the ultrasound technician write down the sex of the baby on a card. We brought one card for her to write on for us and one card to bring to a bakery. We ended up waiting a whole week to find out because the following Monday Travis' family was flying in from Ohio. We wanted both our families and a few friends to be a part of finding out. So, we took the card to a bakery and ordered a cake. We asked them to bake a chocolate cake with either blue or pink filling depending on what the card said. We had the big party planned for last night and we didn't even try cheating by looking in the card before! We had dinner together and once everyone was there we cut open the cake. We are so excited because baby Collins is a .....

16 comments:

Shanalea Atchison said...

Great idea, we think boys are awesome especially since we have three. Congratualtions. Now you get to decide the name.

Melissa Navarro said...

YAY!!!!!!!!!
That made ME cry! I'm so excited for you guys! Congrats!

joshandliz said...

that is probably the cutest way i've ever heard of someone finding out what they're gonna have. congratulations!!

The Marshmans said...

Hayley, you made me cry!!! So fabulous!! Congrats on the son, we are thrilled for you both! Is this the first boy on the Watkins side?

ambrosia said...

That totally made me cry!!! Congratulations!!!

Tim and Shannon said...

I am so glad the video worked!!!!!That was awesome!!!

Just_Becca said...

I guess the ultrasound picture you showed me on Sunday at church wasn't a foot after all!!! I'm so happy for you two!! I was nervous just watching the video!

The Washams said...

Congratulations! Boys are awesome :). Isn't it fun to be able to relate to him in a more personal way now? That video was adorable, I found myself nervous for you guys!

Chaundel said...

What a precious idea!!! Thanks for sharing this. Congratulations on getting to participate with God in creating a person.

Mommy to those Special Ks said...

YAY!!!!!! Congratulations!!! Boys rock!

The Hofschroer's said...

I didn't realize until watching the video how hard it was for me to stand still!! I was soooo excited! Thanks for letting us be a part of your lives!!! You are such a blessing to us and we can't wait to meet our new little man!!!

Cope Family said...

How special!! Congratulations on the baby boy!!

StacyGal said...

Yay a boy! That totally made me cry too! YOu guys are so cute and are going to make amazing parents! Congrats!!

Melanie Arriaga said...

Congratulations on a boy!!! That was such a cute way to find out! I loved the video!

Kassi said...

OMGGGGGG your having a baby!??!? congrats IM SOOOO happy for you guys!! ooo how are you guys doing and when is the baby due??

kassi

The Hofschroer's said...

soo, apparently you are on a break from blogging! is it over yet??? I sure would love to read a post or two from you... perhaps an updated belly picture would be a great start!
i love you!