it’s a BOY!

this sweet little man surprised us and came 3 weeks early! 
he was born on October 10, 2010  
{sweet b-day huh?} 
weight: 5 lbs 9 oz
height: 19″
 he is healthy and doing great….
and melting my heart!!

and yes, hearing the doctor say, “It’s a Boy!” was one amazing moment. it was so worth the wait!

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Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥

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  1. 51

    congrats!!!! you won't have a hard time remembering that birthday! enjoy the baby stages, they go by so quick!

  2. 52

    Congratulations! Glad to hear he's doing well (as are you?).

  3. 53

    congratulations!! what a special blessing sons are!!
    and how lucky for you to have such an easy birthday to remember. i always look like an idiot trying to remember their whole birthdates!

  4. 54
    Just this... Alice

    Congratulations on your little bundle of joy. I am so happy for you.

  5. 55

    He is amazingly beautiful!!! Congrats….great birthday!!!

  6. 56

    omg – super duper congrats to you all :D

  7. 57
    The Little Knitter Boutique

    Gotta loves surprises! Congrats to your whole family. Thanks for sharing pics. He is gorgeous!

  8. 58

    oh congrats Linda!! he is so darling & so little! so happy for you :)

  9. 59

    Congratulations, what a sweet little boy.

  10. 60
    Amanda K @ Every Crafty Endeavor

    What a handsome little man you have there! He is darling and I am so glad everything went well for you! 10-10-10 is an awesome birthday! Congrats to you all!

  11. 61
    JSM Narramore

    Congrats that is so exciting! He is so cute!!!

  12. 62

    Congratulations! He's so precious. :)


  13. 63
    Amanda @ Serenity Now

    Congratulations, Linda! :) Be sure to take care of yourself!

  14. 64
    Kelli @ RTSM

    What a sweetie! Congrats!

  15. 65

    Wow! How exciting!! He new his momma just couldn't wait any longer so he came early. :) Hope all is well.

  16. 66

    Linda, Congratulations! He has an amazing birthdate: 10-10-10!

    It feels like it was just last month you told us you were pregnant!

    Congrats again! :)

    Just Better Together

  17. 67

    such a sweetie!


  18. 68

    Congratulations! 10-10-10 is such a great birthday! I'm jealous! I can never remember my kids'/husband's/own birthday! Too many numbers!

  19. 69

    He is so adorable, congratulations!

    We waited to find out too and he's now 10 months old :) Time sure flies fast!

  20. 70
    Chrsitina MC

    I turned 30 on 10-10-10, Happy to share the day with your little man! CONGRATS

  21. 71
    Jessica Parker

    He's beautiful, congrats! What did you name him?? Glad to see a premie doing so well!! :D

  22. 72

    How cute and adorable – and tiny! Congratulations to you.

  23. 73
    Lisa Russell

    What a sweet little guy! His lucky number will be "10", I'm sure! Congrats!

  24. 74

    CONGRATS! I have been lurking on your site for quite some time. I loved hearing "It's a BOY!" I heard it 3 times.

  25. 75

    That is a sweet birthday! Congrats, he is so perfect!

  26. 76
    {Gregg and Carli}

    Congrats on the beautiful bundle! Thank you so much for your blog! I love it and it gives me ideas of wonderful things to make my home cozy! My name is Carli, and one of the reasons I am writing you is because I am also starting my own blog. Its call Just for You!( For all women out there! I am just begining and its just for fun! I want to spotlight your ideas on my blog and wanted to ask you for your permission! If I ever spotlight your blog I will let you know! I want to spotlight yours and other blogs for your incredible creativity! Check it out and let me know if you would love to be apart of a wonderful place to come be you!

  27. 77

    That is a sweet BOY!

  28. 78

    Congratulations! Cool birthdate.

  29. 79

    Congratulations!! He is beautiful.

  30. 80

    Congrats!! He looks adorable!

  31. 81

    Congratulations! He is BEAUTIFUL!

    Enjoy him.

  32. 82


    He's beautiful

  33. 83
    Tania on the Hill


  34. 84
    Annie Rose

    Im so happy for you! He is such a cutie!

  35. 85

    Congratulations! And early is a nice gift, isn't it? I wouldn't know. Mine are usually late. But I'm counting the weeks!

  36. 86

    What a wonderful day for your family.
    I'm so glad he's doing great.
    I hope you are too!

    Take care,


  37. 87
    ellie g

    Congrats!! He's precious. Hope everything is blissful and perfect. Boys are great. I love mine! Best of luck!

  38. 88

    Can`t think of a happier surprise than a little boy anxious to meet his family. Congratulations!

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  40. 90
    Clements Family

    CONGRATS!!! That is a great birthday! How adorable…and how exciting about the surprise!
    I want to have a surprise next pregnancy (if I can ever get pregnant that is:))!

  41. 91

    Congratulations!! I am glad he arrived safely.

  42. 93
    Pile o' Craft

    What a cutie! Congrats!

  43. 94
    Michelle L

    Congrats!! He is beautiful! Glad you are both well!!

  44. 95
    Tara C. Wheeler

    YAY, YAY, YAY!!!! Told you it was worth it. So happy for you and glad that everything is well!!!!

  45. 96
    Classy Clutter


    I just had a baby in May and we waited to hear the gender at the birth as well and IT'S A BOY for us too! My baby was also 3 weeks early, 5lbs 9oz, 19" long! That is so crazy!!!

    Newborns are so wonderful and fun!

    XO, Mallory @ Classy Clutter

  46. 97

    Congrats. And what a great date!

  47. 99
    Caroline @ Atelier Caroline

    A lucky charm for sure. He's gorgeous. Congratulations again!

  48. 100

    congrats, Linda, and how adorable is he?!? Three weeks early is quite the surprise!!