Monday, November 23, 2009

Follow the star...

This past weekend was the 74th Annual
Castle Rock Star Lighting.
It is our favorite!
We go downtown,
get hot chocolate,
chat with friends and fam,
sing some Christmas carols...
and await the countdown to the lighting of the
big star on top of Castle Rock.

We began with a puppet show at the library...
Notice, Ariel came along, beside Allikaye.
Grandma and Popa were loving the puppet show too..
mmm hmmm.
I love sharing memories with this chick...
Here is mama and girl waiting for the Castle Rock Bell Ringers
to perform...

And here is the star...
lit every year since 1936!
I l-o-v-e stars for many reasons.
During this season it is such an incredible
reminder of the Light and sacrifice that was sent down
on Christmas.

"We saw HIS STAR in the east
and have come to worship him"
Mathew 2:2

since it is Thanksgiving week...
I made this silly little turkey shirt for
Allikaye to wear on Thursday...

Traced her sweet little hands,
added button eyes and a waddle.



Melissa said...

love the festive turkey shirt!!
..hey, I have some pants that need to be hemmed. Can you bring that sewing machine and your mad skills on over to my house?

Libby Lu said...

i love allie's barrette and pony. very chic! and i like the swirlies on your turkeys-you're so crafty!!! now...where's that scarf of yours??!

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

fun times!

Nice job sewing...whoot whoot! Soon, you are going to be obsessed and wont know when to stop....hehehhehhe

(and my little bean LOVES pinkalicious!!)

amanda said...

oh wow. i think we might have to come out for that some year...that looks amazing!

and loving her little shirt!

Chelle said...

I love the Ariel shot--I lol'd :)

And Allikaye's hair is getting SO long! I love it!

The shirt is ADORABLE! So creative, momma!

Jill said...

Look at you!!! What a cute turkey shirt!!! Your sweet little girl has the most adorable hair! Love the pony tail!

Becks said...

Beautiful star on top of the mountain!! I LOVE IT!!

Very awesome gobbble,gobble shirt! Look at you crafty girl!

dani said...

what a great tradition... the lighting of the star is, ash... 74 years, wow!!!
and i know your miss thang is going to look adorable in her turkey top; i cannot wait to see pictures of her donning it:)))
happy thanksgiving, my friend:D
much love,
dani xxx

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