Friday, December 11, 2009


Christmas tree decoration

I was going through my photo file, and found that I had forgot to share the photos I took of the Christmas Parade… When we went back for Thanksgiving we were there for the parade, so that was exciting to be able to go and see it with some of the family. Most of the photos I took were not very clear… I tried all my options on the darn thing,,, since it was a night and the only lights on,, were on the floats.. but a few did show up ok.     The Christmas parade is something my home town started about 6yrs ago, and has really grown… They have music playing hot coco, coffee to keep you warm.. Our local radio station was there it was great… So many kids all so excited to see Santa ride up in his Sleigh at the end of the parade.   So are you all ready…… here we go……………………

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OK now I know that this is not the parade,,, but I had to show you this cute photo of my daughter and her baby girl Shelby,, with her new Christmas collar,,, poor Shelby she was not happy with it at all,, what we don’t put our fur babies through….lol

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Sweet little Madison, all bundled up waiting for it to start…..she is really hanging on to her candy,, just like her Mamaw…

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My Sweet Sister and me,,,, I am on the left….

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Family photo,, left to right,,,, daughter heather,,, me,, sweet sis,,, her sweet daughter Brandee…   I bet you are wondering where the parade photos are,,,,, well they are coming up … so hang in there dear ones.

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My two oldest grandsons who did not want grandma to take their photos…. geeee teenage boys.. so silly… they did not even set up with us,,, they were trying to play it cool… Buttttttttttttttt  I made them smile for me….

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Ahhhhhh that is so much better,,,,,,, he he…

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OH look!!!!!!!!!!!  Dancing gift boxes,, and such pretty wrapping paper too..

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I really wished you could see these better,,, the covered wagon was so great…. 

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Now if you look reeaaallllyyyy close you can see Dancing Christmas Trees…..  Do you see them??????  if you can,,, will you let me know,,, I just want to be sure that they really are there………………. 

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Now sitting in this Beautiful White Carriage, is my Great Niece Karly Clair,,, she was crowned Little Miss DeKalb Co. you can just barely see her sitting in there,, click on the photo so you can see her better…. grrrrrr darn camera……….  with her is is Mommy Jenny and another little Miss,,,,

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OH Yea!!!!!!! Here Comes Santa Clause…  HI Santa,,, can you bring me a new Camera???????????? Please??????? I was such a good girl this year,,,,,,,,,,,,, Really I was,,, Don’t you just love the Reindeer,, so so cute……  When Santa showed up the Children went nuts….. it was such a fun time watching all the sweet little faces,, wide eyes and huge smiles…..

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This is my handsome grandson Zachary… he loves to have his picture taken… can you tell….

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This young man is my grandson Corbin,,, he was really into the candy that was being tossed out,,,

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Poor Madison,,, she was getting bored waiting for the parade to show up… she calls her binky a yucky,,,,, not sure why,,,hmmmmmmm  OK one more photo and I will let you off the hook,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, maybe………….

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My Sweet Little Lucy Clair,,, and Great Great Auntie,,, she was so tiny such a doll… I loved getting to hold her for the first time… She is over 6lbs now, lots of hair…

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Ok I lied,,, but I promise this is the last one ok…. This is Mommy Brit,, and baby, and Auntie…. Sorry Brit,, but I had to show this one of us,, she would be so upset to see this on my blog,,, she was so tired that day,, but being a new Mommy  you sure don’t look like a Movie Star all the time…. boy do I remember those days,,, besides you look beautiful to me…….  :)  

Well I hope you all enjoyed my Home Town Christmas Parade Photo’s… wow that was mouth full….  Thank you all for stopping by,,, you are the best…  And I have yet to have my lost blogs back yet,, so I will have to put the ones back on….  So until next time; God Bless;




Mary said...

Yep, I see those dancing Christmas trees! Great parade...wish we had something like that here...maybe we do and I don't know about it!

Love your family pics, was nice that you were all there together...memory making times.

Have a wonderful week-end!


Miss Rhea said...

What a beautiful family you are Blessed with :) Little Shelby is adorable too. I would love a ride in the white Cinderella carriage :) Although in the spring, when it is warm outside, lol !! :)

Heather's Stitches said...

OOHHHH That looks like so much fun!! We don't have something like that around here.

Meg said...

Just love the parade and all the pictures of the grands! My grand-daughters would love a ride in that white carriage!Looks like a whole lot of fun!!! The big parades around here are on the 4th of July and I never see Santa Claus! Merry Christmas to you and yours,Meg

Vicki said...

Hi, Alaura,
I am still so glad towns are still having Christmas parades!! I know the children really loved to see Santa. I hope this great tradition continues because I always remembered going to parades as a child. You have a beautiful family, and I am glad to get to know them. Have a wonderful and fun weekend! Blessings always to you! Vicki

ThriftyAnnabella said...

So many great pictures. I'm hoping we'll be able to take our kids to our hometown parade tomorrow afternoon but with 100% chance of rain it's looking iffy.

Shelia said...

Hi Alaura! Oh, what a fun parade! Again, loving seeing members of your family! I must tell you, that little Shelby is so adorable! I just love Boston Terriers! We had a little one for 15 years, named Sugar, and she was my third child. Just loved that little dog. Your little grands are so cute and little Lucy! Isn't she a tiny little one? Aluara, you are just so beautiful. I like your hair curly. Is it naturally curly? I ask because my hair is so naturally straight! If I didn't plaster it down with hairspray - it would stick out all over the place!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

{Bellamere Cottage} said...

What a great post! We sure don't have anything like that here.. I love the dancing presents...what a great idea for a Halloween costume...

I lost most of my blogs from my bloggie a few weeks ago...and I couldn't remember the name of yours for the life of me...but I sure remember your name...I swear if I were in the baby makin' phase I'd name a little girl it! Now I hope I can remember correctly what I saw.....Tuesday Morning I believe.....had candles named Alaura! Now I'll have to pay attention so I can tell you for sure. So perfect for you!

My little pup is 1/4 Boston!....and 1/4 English Bulldog and 1/2 Frenchie....they were originally all they say!

Have a wonderful weekend!


...mmm... said...

She really does look tiny there. Aww. Looks like you had a good time.nice to meet you, as it were.

She'sSewPretty said...

Your Christmas parade pictures look like mine. It was so cold that night too!
Your grand kids and your little niece are adorable. Even the teenagers. LOL
Merry Cristmas!

Michele's Treasures, Teacups, and Tumbling Rose Cottage said...

How nice to be together with your family--that littlest one is a sweetheart! Have a super weekend.
; )

Fairy Footprints said...


Thank you so much for your prayers and your kind words.

I love this parade post, the wagon and the lights, and the old cars is great.

It looks like it was cold that night, everyone was bundled up.

Have a wonderful Sunday.


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rosechicfriends said...

Oh what a fun day you had! And what a lovely family! Have a blessed week!


Margaret Cloud said...

I sure did like you pictures. I did see the dancing trees. Your grand-kids sure are cute, in fact I liked all the photos. I always like to read a blog that talks andd shows their pictures also. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Pam said...

I've had fun browsing through your blog, getting to know you a tad.The photo of you with your sis made me really start missing my little sis all the more!She lives on another continent, which means we don't get to see one another very often.
Happy New Year.