Sunday, November 23, 2008

Light the Star!

Christmas is right around the corner!
When you see the star on top of our Castle Rock
you can almost hears those jinglin' bells!
We had a great time at the 73rd annual Star lighting!
There were carolers (many of whom were my student - or former students)...
Christmas lights, Christmas music, hayrides, all things Christmas!

After all the street partying - and the sun goes down -
the whole town of Castle Rock-ians start singing some more carols...
and then the count down begins...
The star is lit!
Christmas is almost here!
Woohoo!"May this star of Castle Rock
Shine forth for peace on earth."

It's not over yet!
Here come the fireworks!
Yep...Christmas green and red fireworks!

So, happy star lighting...
all you blog readers!

Now it is time to give you a little suggestion
on what to order next time you are at your favorite coffee spot.
It is sososo good!
Happy Thanksgiving week!


dani said...

how fun, ashley!!! allikaye's montage of the day is darling:) and you are right about the gingersnap... YUMMO!!!

amanda said...

looks like such a fun night honey!!

one of these days i am going to have to get you my real life bff's info - she literally lives seconds away from you!! and when you post stuff like this i always wonder if maybe you actually saw each other??

and thanks for the gingersnap tip - sounds delish!

a boy a girl and a pug said...

oh how pretty is that star! i have yet to have a Christmas starbucks drink yet...I need to get my act together.

Just me.....Shelly said...

ok, thats it.....i am heading to starbucks. Dang, that looks soooo yummy! and what a lil cutie-punkin....those pics are adorable!

meg duerksen said...

this all looks like so much fun. i think our dinky little town thing is next week. our parade is only 3 blocks long! it's so funny.
but it may make for good shopping. and hot cocoa while we go.

your little Allikaye is just so cute. growing up so quickly. knows her abc's? wow!

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