Saturday Snapshots– Christmas Eve Day

December 24, 2011 at 1:26 pm 26 comments

                                                                                                                Our creche with stone figurines

                                                                                            Christmas Day 2010- Granddaughter enjoying the family celebration

To participate in the Saturday Snapshot meme post a photo that you (or a friend or family member) have taken. Photos can be old or new, and be of any subject as long as they are clean and appropriate for all eyes to see. At Home With Books

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  • 1. Elizabeth  |  December 24, 2011 at 1:55 pm

    Your grandaughter is sooooo precious! I love the creche…just beautiful! Have a very Merry Christmas!

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    • 2. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 3:10 pm

      Thanks, Elizabeth. She’s two now and when her Mother asks what Santa says, she remembers, “Ho ho ho.”
      I bought the creche at a special craft show in Toronto one year. It was my favourite of all I’ve seen. Simple, yet elegant too.
      And a Merry Christmas to you and your family as well!

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  • 3. Elizabeth  |  December 24, 2011 at 3:22 pm

    Thanks for stopping by…I got the aerial shot of the tree/rink from the 12th floor of one of the PPG buildings, through the window. Our company used to have our office there, until we moved this year into a building I don’t like nearly as much 😦

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    • 4. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 4:20 pm

      Although the tree is tall on its own, the picture had to be taken from a much higher place. Too bad you had to move from there. It looks like a nice spot.

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  • 5. Leslie  |  December 24, 2011 at 4:06 pm

    The little ones are so cute at Christmas. It’s all so new and fun for them.

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    • 6. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 4:18 pm

      Sure is. She’ll enjoy it in a different way this year. Already she likes to help people open gifts, even if it’s not her own. The question of what’s inside.

      Reply
  • 7. Patti Smith  |  December 24, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    Loving everyone’s Christmas photos!!! 🙂

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    • 8. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 7:29 pm

      Love this meme. Get to see so many good photos, including ones of Christmas.

      Reply
  • 9. Nise'  |  December 24, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    I collect Nativity/Creche sets. Yours is beautiful. Merry Christmas.

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    • 10. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 7:27 pm

      Thanks, Nise’. You’ll have to show us a few of yours sometime. Merry Christmas.

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  • 11. Alyce  |  December 24, 2011 at 5:30 pm

    Great holiday photos! She looks so sweet!

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    • 12. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 7:27 pm

      Thanks, Alyce. 🙂 Took the creche photo yesterday and then the one of my granddaughter was taken in her own home. She’s just a little bigger this year and Christmas will be fun with her.

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      • 13. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 7:28 pm

        Oh, and wishing you a Merry Christmas too. 😉

  • 14. Melissa W.  |  December 24, 2011 at 6:41 pm

    Beautiful nativity set.

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    • 15. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 7:23 pm

      Thanks. I’ve seen so many different styles. Nise’ would probably know since she collects them.

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  • 16. Natalie ~ the Coffee and a Book Chick  |  December 24, 2011 at 7:45 pm

    Such beautiful shots! Happy Holidays to you!

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    • 17. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 8:02 pm

      Thanks for stopping by, Natalie. Merry Christmas to you.

      Reply
  • 18. BermudaOnion  |  December 24, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Having a little one around makes the holidays so special. Merry Christmas!

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    • 19. storygal  |  December 24, 2011 at 8:48 pm

      It really does, and this small one has a baby sister who will spend a good deal of time eating and sleeping this Christmas.

      Thanks and Merry Christmas to you as well. 🙂

      Reply
  • 20. Diane@BibliophileBytheSea  |  December 24, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    Love the manger and a cute little granddaughter as well. Happy Holidays to you and Yours.

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  • 21. Bev@My Reader's Block  |  December 24, 2011 at 10:24 pm

    Christmas is always fun with little ones. Your granddaughter is a cutie!

    And I love your creche…so pretty.

    Here’s my snapshot: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2011/12/saturday-snapshot-merry-christmas.html

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  • 22. Anne  |  December 25, 2011 at 12:03 am

    What a precious shot of your granddaughter. I also love your white nativity set. It is stunning.

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  • 23. Paulita  |  December 25, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    The creche in stone is perfect. Allowing each figure to be left up to the imagination of the person looking at it. The granddaughter is pretty perfect too. Merry Christmas.

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  • 24. storygal  |  December 25, 2011 at 1:09 pm

    I didn’t think of the pieces that way, Paulita, but you’re right. Being stone, they also don’t break like ceramic might. Thanks also for your kind comment on our little granddaughter.

    Anne, I liked this photo of my granddaughter too. As for the nativity set, I wandered a whole Christmas show and went back to buy that stone set. The man had sets with more pieces, but I liked this size best.

    Diane and Bev: These little ones, how they grow. She’s just as cute at 2 now and has a baby sister who will follow her around next year.

    Thanks all for stopping by. Have a Merry Christmas and safe holiday!

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  • 25. Nikki (Sarah)  |  December 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    aww Caroline she is soooo adorable. Like your decorations too.

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    • 26. storygal  |  December 28, 2011 at 6:53 pm

      Thanks, Nikki. Granddaughter has grown so much since that picture was taken last year. The creche is still in my window to remind me that the Christmas season is not yet over.

      Reply

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