1. A prior action that takes into account or forestalls a later action <hired more security guards in anticipation of a large crowd>
2. The act of looking forward; especially:pleasurable expectation <looked forward with anticipation to their arrival>
3. Visualization of a future event or state; an object or form that anticipates a later type.
4. The act of preparing for something
5. A feeling of excitement about something that is going to happen
With that, I'm going to let the picture I made tell the story.
Please swing by Laura's website to see the anticipation she created this month!