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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

My house

Annette, John and Seth - we had our Christmas with them on Sunday the 5th.   Derek and Miranda with the children had dinner with us and then we exchanged gifts.  Here are a few pics from that day and some around the yard.   

Before dark are pictures of my wreath and front door

I put wreaths in the windows this year,  I think I like the look of full window swags better.

After Christmas in 2012 ,  I found this Santa Face at a Florist in Gordonsville Va. was originally 11.99,  but I paid less than half for it.

right inside door

up the steps

An antique mirror given to me by Carolyn I have hanging against the shelf in living room

Annette holding newest grand daughter Genevieve

grandson Seth holding his cousin - Adalyn

check out those sweet little cheeks

2 1/2 months old,  next year she will be all over the place

she loves the rabbit

mom helping Adalyn open her gift

daddy happily putting stroller together.
Adalyn likes to play ping pong
with Seth the best
Outside the deer is lit along with the tree near the creek bed

Now have to get to work and take down all of this.  Will put it up again this year in about 10 months.

Thursday, January 2, 2014

moms decorations

Becky decorated moms house very nice this year, as mom can't really do it anymore.  A few pictures here to see of her decorations.
A door wreath I made for her some years back

I always find a place for a butterfly as I like them decorating my trees too.

Pretty old fashioned carousel Lynn gave her
the music sounds like the music from the carousel at our state fair

such festive painted pieces
oh yes,  Mr pine cone tree who sings and talks

I like the angel at the top of the tree with the star suspended from ceiling
the strand of garland has dimensional stars,  can't find this anymore anywhere.

water globe nativity that is wound up to play music and bottom area revolves
cute Santa strand on curtains in kitchen, i like this and a perfect place for them

Pretty blue angel sits on dining room table where the cards below were standing up beside her.
She didn't receive a card from one daughter and niece this year and last year, they are the only two missing.  If they see this, maybe give mom a call.

Becky decorated the outside very pretty also with the sweet bows attached to the greenery
that is it for mom this year - Happy New Year!

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

New Year Christmas pix

Some pictures taken at the James Center here in Richmond Va.

taking a picture of a reflection in the column. 

water displays

always love seeing this one,  old fashioned Christmas display

Tobacco Company -  picture taken from up stairs

a shop with Christmas decor at James center

Third Street Diner is where we had a late evening dinner,  very good.  The place used to be a Civil war hospital and then later a funeral home.    Like the idea of the diner better.

Steve's before dinner salad - wow - lots of salad and very fresh
of course onions rings for starters too
very tasty chopped steak and mashed potatoes,  we will be back
My dinner was a Caesar salad that was loaded with tasty chicken
inside at our table

A family picture of Derek ,  Miranda and the grands - Adalyn and Genevieve

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