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Pure Joy!   4 comments

We finally made it down to California on Christmas Eve!  Steve and I both were able to get on earlier flights and that made all the difference in the world!  If we stayed with our original flights we would have missed a big portion of the Christmas Eve festivities. 

This Christmas Eve was really special because both the Washington and Dallas clans were able to be there this year and that hasn’t happened in years!  There were 37 of us!  PURE JOY!  Since we were all together we took family photos.  Here are the nieces and nephews…

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Like I said, PURE JOY!

Posted December 27, 2008 by Lana G! in Christmas, Family, Fellowship, Fun, Photo, Photography

Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow!   3 comments

Wow, what a gorgeous weekend here in the Northwest!  As I type this,  it is snowing – hard.  We have had 8 inches of snow so far.  Here are the highlights of the weekend…

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The picture of the cat who likes to hang out at our house was taken Saturday morning before the real storm hit in the evening.  All the other photos were taken on Sunday morning. 

We also enjoyed our annual holiday get together with the neighbors.  We were supposed to go out for dinner but we ended up hanging out around home because of the snow storm.  We had a progressive dinner and enjoyed it so much we decided we should do this every year!

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I am supposed to fly back down to California tomorrow morning – OH MY – that will be interesting!!  🙂

 

Posted December 21, 2008 by Lana G! in December, Fellowship, Friends, Fun, Lyrics, Music, Snow, Weather, Weekend Fun

2008 Christmas Tour of Homes   49 comments

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It’s that time of the year again.  Welcome to the 2008 Tour of Homes hosted by BooMama.  I am just tickled that we received our first snowfall of the year on Saturday, just in time for the tour!  So come on in, we’ve been waiting for you…

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Now don’t be scared of Grey the squirrel, he  just loves the peanuts and seeds we feed him and his little friends.

Come on in to where it’s nice and warm.  I’m Lana G! and I will be your hostess today.

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First of all let’s get you warmed up by the fire…

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Choose a plate and let’s get some dessert!  What beverage can I serve you today on this cold wintery day?

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Before you leave, may I show you the true meaning of Christmas…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE!  THANKS FOR STOPPING BY TODAY!

Now click on the cute button below to see more homes from BooMama’s 2008 Tour of Homes!

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Friday’s Fave Five   8 comments

 

Happy Friday Everyone!  Here are my Fave Five for this week!

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  1. Taking a walk with Hubby and our friends’ dogs on Thanksgiving.
  2. Thanksgiving table at our annual Thanksgiving feast with friends and family.
  3. My new shabby chic candelabra showing off my fun Christmas candles.
  4. Goodwill shopping and then having tea at Madame Fifi’s with family. This is a picture of me and my sister Ellen.
  5. The Disneyland gang (my sister Kathy, nieces Melissa, Debbee and Michelle and great nephew Jack) enjoying our evening at Disneyland.  We have annual passes and go almost every other week at Christmas time!!  Disneyland is amazing at Christmas.  If you have the opportunity to go – YOU MUST GO!

For more Fave Fives, head on over to Susanne’s by clicking on the cute Fave Five button at the top of this post!

Tablescape Tuesday – Tea Party!   16 comments

I had the pure delight of having my nieces over my house for a Girly Weekend. My niece Michelle turned 30 and her sister master minded an Anne of Green Gables slumber weekend at my house!  We had a tea party and my niece Katie was in charge of table decor.  The above was her creation for the event!

Here are the girls enjoying tea!

For more fabulous tablescapes, head on over to Between Naps on the Porch by clicking the cute little button below!

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