Saturday, December 18, 2010

Feeling nostalgic!

I love to think back on Christmases as a child but for some reason we didn't take many photos of them. I have more of Easter...when we were all dressed up! But I did find this photo of me, my sister (standing) and my cousin, Cindy that I'm always mentioning! We were close in age, lived just a few houses apart and spent so much time together that we felt like 3 sisters!  It looks like we've torn all the wrapping paper and it's scattered here and there!  And for Vee who asked the sister is just shy! She's not really crying! lol (I'll call her later and confirm this! heehee!)


Hope this holiday brings back wonderful memories for all of you!

It's about time to start baking! I am planning to make Red Velvet cupcakes for hubby next week and I'm going to use the recipe that Kathleen posted on her blog  Gonna Want Seconds ! I'm excited to make something SWEET!

And won't I be stylish in my new apron...


Samantha from Samantha's Accessories made this GORGEOUS apron and I won it in her giveaway! She included these beautiful tags, too! THANKS, Samantha!


I love everything she makes...AND her Mom, at the Olde Country Cupboard blog. They are both SO talented!

Here are photos of my kitchen decorated just a bit ....







Enjoy your weekend!


Hope you get to do something FUN!


We're going to drive around and look at Christmas lights tonight? Have you done that yet?


Donnie said...

You apron looks so cute on you. Have fun seeing the lights. We have only seen the ones in the park and they are lovely. Have a great day.

Tammy @BeatriceBanks said...

You are styling in that apron! Love the old photo! What beautiful little girls you all were. Precious!
Happy Baking!

Dianne said...

Wow...You can sure tell which little girl is you in that picture... You still have the same smile! Love you apron! I canceled out of the wine fest today, due to the weather.

Anonymous said...

Such a pretty clean kitchen!!!
Love the little slay.
Also like your apron!

Vee said...

You're going to have such fun baking in your beautiful kitchen wearing your lovely apron. You really do look beautiful. And you know what? You haven't changed very much through the years. I would've known that sweet little girl was you. Now I do have a question for you: why did you make your little sister cry? :D

Cindy said...

You look awesome in your apron! I really like the photo, Ron did a good job :) Oh, if we could go back in time for just one day and play, nap and dream the dreams of possibilities! Lucky us to have captured memories on film to remind us of those lovely carefree times! Love you!

Something Nice and Pretty said...

What a beautiful kitchen, love the wall color! Love the apron too, red velvet cupcakes? I'll have to visit her site, sound so good!
How sweet the picture is of all of you, I love the Christmas tree that is in the picture:)

Have a wonderful holiday!
PS. I remember those livingroom suites and end tables!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Yes...that pic brings back a ton of wonderful memories of that time period. Lovin' your cute apron. Merry Christmas to you and your family.


Becca said...

Love your vintage photo, and you have a lovely kitchen. Have fun doing your Christmas baking, I need to get busy with that too! We love to take a drive and look at Christmas lights, but we'll wait until my MIL gets here on Monday. Have fun!

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Diane, I have to do some baking next week, too. Don't normally do much, but the grands are coming so I guess I better. Pretty kitchen and cute apron.

Leo said...

Such a cute photo of your sister, cousin and yourself!! Love your kitchen decorations. So pretty!!!

Toyin O. said...

What a nice well decorated kitchen you have, love the apron:)

Anonymous said...

Happy Holidays to you and your family..

Dawn Gallop­čÉŁ said...

A beautiful apron and kitchen. Love your blog. Such excellent pics.

Mary Bergfeld said...

You look way too gorgeous to be cooking:-). Your apron really is wonderful and I know your husband will love his favorite cupcake. Have a wonderful weekend. Blessings...Mary

Brenda Pruitt said...

You look very cute in your apron! I love that shade of paint in your kitchen. No, I haven't driven around to look at lights. Don't know if I'll get around to it or not. Sooo much traffic around here it's sort of scary to get out at night. Happy baking!

It's Just Dottie said...

You look like a daring Christmas elf in your apron !
Merry Christmas

Marie Rayner said...

Love the apron! You're such a pretty lady! Love your Christmas decorations too! Merry Christmas! xxoo