Introducing Greta!

Our beautiful baby girl, Greta, was born just over a week ago on Tuesday, September 11 at 10:34pm! She weighed 8 pounds 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Greta is already taking after her parents by eating like a champ, and she is very alert and curious about her surroundings when she’s awake. She especially loves staring at her black and white books and art cards. We’re tired, but everything is going really well so far. We’ve been trying to get out of the house at least once a day for a walk, visit to the store, quick trip to Starbucks, or a bite to eat for lunch in our neighborhood. Each day is bringing something new – whether it be figuring out how to use our Ergo carrier or giving her a bath. We’ve filled up the memory card on our camera several times over already and are just such proud parents. Greta is such a joy!

I have about 10 or recipes that I made before our little one was born that I’ll be sharing over the next several weeks. Hopefully I’ll be back in the kitchen soon as well!

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41 Responses to Introducing Greta!

  1. Megan says:

    Congratulations!!!! She’s beautiful! She looks so alert and curious already. I’m sure she’ll be keeping you guys on your toes. So happy for you!!!

  2. She is adorable, and I love her name! Congratulations :)

  3. oh kerstin, she’s beautiful! congrats!!

  4. She’s here! Yaaaaay!! Greta is gorgeous, and I’m so happy for you guys =).

  5. She’s beautiful! Congratulations and glad to hear everyone is doing well.

  6. Danielle says:

    Congrats! She is just perfect (: Enjoy all the squishing!

  7. Congratulations!! She looks perfect :) Take care!

  8. shannon says:

    congrats!!! what a cutie :) i’m totally willing to meet you for an outing, let me know ;)

  9. Daisy says:

    I LOVE that name. really, it’s perfect. she is perfect. CONGRATS!!!

  10. Bridget says:

    Oh my goodness!!! She is SOOOO adorable!!!! Congratulations you guys!!!!!!!

  11. Rona says:

    Best of luck to all three of you.

  12. Emily says:

    Look at those cheeks!! I hope you kiss them a lot. :) She’s beautiful–congratulations!

  13. Eliana says:

    Congratulations! She is absolutely gorgeous!!!

  14. Diane says:

    Congratulations!!!!
    She is Beautiful!

  15. Please do take this as a compliment because the picture I think of when I say this reminds me of what I’m seeing in the one you’ve posted: She looks like the Gerber baby! Absolutely beautiful and sweet! Congratulations to both of you!

    It’s a relatively good shot (since you didn’t give her place of birth which, of course, I understand :) ) that she’s a Gemini rising. You’ll find her to be a delightful conversationalist–most likely like her new mommy! I’m so happy for you! Again, congratulations!

  16. Ranjani says:

    Congratulations! What a sweetheart!

  17. Jan says:

    Congratulations to you two she is beautiful!!!

  18. Erica says:

    She is BEAUTIFUL! Congrats

  19. Lauren says:

    Shes beautiful!! Congratulations!

  20. Lisa R says:

    That’s about the cutest new-baby picture I’ve ever seen. So sweet!

  21. Laura says:

    Your best recipe yet!!! 100% sugar!!! What a sweetheart. Congrats to you and your husband.

  22. Nicole, RD says:

    Greta is BEAUTIFUL! Congrats!!! Very happy for you! :)

  23. grace says:

    how positively precious! CONGRATS to you both, kerstin!

  24. elly says:

    Congratulations! Greta is beautiful, and I love her name. She already looks very alert!

  25. Adrienne says:

    Yahoo! Congratulations to you all, and welcome, Greta :)

  26. [...] 24, 2012 Thanks so much for all your sweet comments about the arrival of our daughter. Little Greta is napping on my lap right now as I work on finishing up this [...]

  27. Sophie says:

    Congratulations, Kerstin! Your baby girl Great is a lovely baby & a real cuty too! :) She looks a lot like you!

    Enjoy these fine moments with her as proud parents! ;) xxx

  28. Meghan says:

    Congrats Kerstin!!!!! Greta is so beautiful, and I love her name!!! I was waiting for this post! Enjoy every minute with her, even if it means cooking a little less ;-)

  29. Julie says:

    She’s beyond adorable…and I love that name :) Keep filling up those memory cards!

  30. She is beautiful! So glad to hear you all are doing great! Congratulations!!

  31. i’m so sorry I missed this!
    So much happening in my life now, that I’ve been absent.
    BUT
    I’m so HAPPY for you!
    She is perfect.
    And so glad everything went smoothly.
    xoxo!!!

  32. Cara says:

    I’m so late here but have to wish you a big congrats! She is gorgeous! So happy for you and hope you are doing well.

  33. kitchenbelle says:

    Congratulations to you and your husband! She is beautiful! (Love her name!)

  34. Congrats to you and your new beautiful bundle of joy!!! This is my first time reading but just wanted to say that you have tons of delic looking recipes :D

  35. Monica h says:

    What a gorgeous girl! Congratulations!

  36. Kelly says:

    I’m completely behind, but congrats!!!!

  37. She’s adorable! Congratulations!!

  38. Katrina says:

    Well, I’m late to the welcoming party–but congratulations–she is beautiful!

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