CelebrityParents Gina Neely Shares First Photos of Newborn Grandson Noah: 'My Little Hershey Kiss' Former Food Network star Gina Neely's daughter Spenser Lewis-Neely gave birth to her first child, a son named Noah Tayloe, on Aug. 2ByDave QuinnDave QuinnInstagramTwitterDave Quinn is an Editor for PEOPLE, working across a number of verticals including the Entertainment, Lifestyle and News teams. He joined in 2006 as a Writer/Reporter where he became known for his Bravo and Broadway exclusives across print and digital. Dave is the author of the No. 1 New York Times best-selling book, Not All Diamonds and Rosé: The Inside Story of the Real Housewives from the People Who Lived It. He's appeared on many broadcasts including ABC's Good Morning America, Bravo's Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, E!'s Daily Pop, NBC's New York Live and PEOPLE's own Reality Check, as well as a number of podcasts like Bitch Sesh, Everything Iconic, Watch What Crappens, Hot Off the Mess, Mention It All, and PEOPLE Every Day. Prior to working at PEOPLE, Dave was the chief Theater Reporter for NBC New York and co-host of Entertainment Weekly's acclaimed TV Recaps series.People Editorial GuidelinesPublished on August 6, 2022 11:58 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Gina Neely/InstagramGina Neely is introducing her grandson to the world! The former Food Network star's daughter Spenser Lewis-Neely gave birth to her first child, a son named Noah Tayloe, on Aug. 2. And on Friday, Neely shared photos of the tiny tot on her Instagram page. "My little Hersey Kiss is perfect!" Neely, 57, gushed about her grandson, adding a single heart emoji. In her gallery of photos, Neely showed baby Noah sleeping in a blue monogrammed footed pajama set and a matching hat embroidered with his name on it. Other pics included a series of selfies of her holding the swaddled newborn. Lewis-Neely also shared her happy news on Instagram, posting the same pic of her son. "Noah Tayloe Taylor is finally here!" the first-time mom wrote. "We're so in love already and he's so sweet. What a true blessing it is to bring this beautiful bundle of joy into the world." Gina Neely Is a Grandmother! Daughter Gives Birth to First Baby: 'My Heart Is About to Explode' Neely first announced that Noah had been born on Instagram Wednesday. "Noah is HERE!!!!! 6 lbs. 4 oz.," the proud grandmother captioned a celebratory selfie from the hospital, in which she is holding a blue balloon. "My heart is about to explode! 💙💙💙💙." "But this day has been the most joyful, full hearted, most pure and beautiful day," she added in a follow-up post. Neely went on to say that she was "toasting" the new parents "for giving me the most beautiful life of Baby Noah!" "He is the gift that will keep on giving! Noah I can't wait to spend more time with you! 💙," she continued, signing off, "Love, Gigi 💋." Gina Neely Playfully Laments After Learning First Grandchild Will Be a Boy: "We All Want a Girl"Gina Neely Reveals She's Going Be a Grandma: 'I Can't Wait to Usher My Daughter Into Motherhood' The Down Home with the Neelys star revealed her daughter's pregnancy in February, raving to PEOPLE how she was "exploding with happiness" and that her "heart [was] so, so full" over the news. "Do you know how long I've been waiting for this day? I prayed and prayed and prayed for this. I thought this wasn't going to happen until I got into the wheelchair!" Neely joked. "I told my daughters, 'Step it up, I want to enjoy the baby, too! I want to be playing with it, helping with it — you gotta hurry things up here!' And my firstborn, my lead girl, my 33-year-old, she came through!" Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human-interest stories. Lewis-Neely welcomed her first child with partner Tayloe Taylor, whom Neely called "very loving and very hands on" in her interview with PEOPLE. "They are a great couple," Neely said, noting the two would be getting married after the baby's arrival. "Spenser is my daughter who wanted a baby before a husband. These millennial women, they are not doing it in a traditional sense, and that is something I needed to embrace." "I had to kind of take a step back because Spenser, she checked me on it. I pressed her and she said, 'But Mom, who said it was right that way?' " she went on. "And I realized, I thought that because my mama got in my head, and her mama in hers, and her mama in hers, etc., etc. This generation, they're not doing that. So I had to snap out of it." "And you know, I'm at this stage in my life where I'm really open to the blessings coming, no matter how they're coming," Neely continued. "I'm lucky to have peace in my life, so and when you have that stability and that gratitude, you can really absorb the love. I'm feeling it, let me tell you. People keep asking me, 'What is that light behind you? Do you have an angel behind you or something?' And I feel like I do because I'm just in this space of feeling and spreading joy."