Friday, January 7, 2011

December Memories.....

Hey blogland friends.....I know I haven't kept my promise but I thought I would update you with our December memories.  Remember you can click to enlarge.  Below I'll label the pictures from top, left to right on each line.

1 & 2 - Lexi danced at a Christmas program in another town.
3 - Voice Lessons - vocal music concert.
4 - Choir Concert - school grades 6th through 12th 
5 - Decked out for her Middle School Winter Dance
6 - With her "group" of girlfriends at the dance
7 - Friends having fun.......being mannequins in store windows....lol
8 - It's Midnight!!!!!
9 - Waiting for Trans-Siberian Orchestra to start.  We saw them twice in December!!  Once in Oklahoma City and then with friends in Dallas, Texas
10 - Skating with friends on Christmas night
11 - Our tradition of a Christmas Eve brunch
12 - Lexi's BIG present.....a piano keyboard
13 - Posing with our knives.  My Dad (second from right) made the knives and holders for each of us (left to right- me, my brother, my Dad, hubby Alan)
14 - Our Family - my brother, my Mom, my Dad, me, Alan and Lexi in front 

As you can see we have been busy, busy, BUSY!!!  It is absolutely wonderful though.  Below I am sharing a collage of Lexi and Landon.  They have also been keeping us busy!  Movies, skating, lunches and just roaming around.  Young love is just too sweet and Alan and I hope these two stay together for a while.  You couldn't ask for a sweeter, kinder boy!  Lexi has also been to church with him several times and we are going to go visit their church this Sunday.  
Several of you have told me your Facebook name and if I haven't friended you yet, it is because I can't seem to find you :(  I have been on Facebook and if you want to friend me there I am under Darlene Tipton Munkus.  I have been missing all of you and hope to be visiting you soon.♥  

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April said...

I really enjoyed reading about all you've been up to, Darlene...such great pictures, too! I can hardly believe that December has already some and gone! Time flies!

Life is good! said...

wow what a crazy december. sounds like it was a happy one! darling little couple!

JC said...
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JC said...

Too many spelling errors .. bad keyboard .. bad fingers ... 2nd try ~

Great collages. I knew you were busy but .. wow. You sure know how to celebrate the Holiday Season.

The running children around from this activity to the next .. I so know how that is.

My youngest is now 18 and going to college (yes, he got in where he wanted to go) next year.

My busy busy years are over .. at least I think they are.

Oh, I got the mag in the mail (that I won from you) a week ago.

Thank You !!!

Amelia said...

Darlene, December was busy for you! That daughter is such a cutie!

Her boyfriend looks like a nice young man.

Shelia said...

Darlene! I've missed you! What a busy month you've had. I just can hardly believe how Lexi has grown up. She is so pretty, Darlene, and such a busy young lady.
What a sweet little couple those two make! I remember these days with my daughter! Soak them up.
Be a sweetie and Happy New Year!
Shelia ;)

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Stacey said...

Hey I've been missing you! You know, Lexi doesn't look like a little girl anymore. She's a beautiful young lady!

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Darlene! It's so good to see you!!! Loved seeing all the pictures, and I can't believe that little Lexi has a boyfriend. I can't believe how much she has grown up, and she just gets prettier and prettier, like her mother!

Sending you great big hugs and all good wishes for the New Year...

XO,

Sheila :-)

Caren said...

Lexi and her guy are SO adorable! I am still FB friends with my "boyfriend" at that age. I requested your friendship on FB! I've missed you here in blogland.

Lindsay-ann said...

Sounds like you have all had such a lot of fun there. I enjoyed hearing all about it and seeing the cute pictures of Lexi and her young man.
Hope you are having a great weekend.
Lindsay
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HeathahLee said...

Wow, y'all have been busy! I'm so glad to see all you've been up to. Lexi is growing up so fast! I hear that said about my Kiddo all the time, even though I don't see the difference from day to day.

Lana said...

I've missed reading your blog! Looks like yall have been busy! Can you believe it's already almost halfway through January?

Kerin said...

Wow girl, you have been busy.
I enjoyed reading what you've been up to, and seeing your photos.
My dad used to make knives too, and they are treasured gifts!
Glad to catch up with you.

Paula said...

Oh, Darlene, I've missed your posts!! Stay off that crazy FB, will ya? *LOL*
Love all the pictures of your families' Christmas... Lexi's little feller sure is a cutie!

SmilingSally said...

Oh my! The boyfriends have started! Now, you will know busy.

Have a great week, Darlene.

Michelle said...

enjoyed reading your catch up post. You have been so busy. Great pictures!! Happy New Year!

Judi said...

Happy New Year Darlene!
Its so nice to see what you have been up to over Christmas. Isn't that something that your dad was able to make you all those knives. Nice to see what Lexi is up to also...smiles.
Hope you have had a wonderful day...come by and visit..I've missed you
*hugs*
Judi

jennykate77 said...

I love the pictures, Darlene! That Lexi is just beautiful. The pictures of her and Landon are so adorable! I'm glad to hear that you guys had such a wonderful December!

Hope you're staying warm today!♥

Jeanne said...

Hi Darlene, I am so happy to see your memories post. Lexi is just darling and growing up. Her boyfriend is very handsome and looks like a sweet guy. He has to be to be Lexi's boyfriend. Smile.Your photos are all so sweet. I enlarged your mosaic. I love it very much. Nice job.

I haven't forgotten my favorite bloggers, We have been in Florida for two weeks all together. Christmas week and a week in January. Lot of busy times at Christmas and our grandson's wedding this past weekend. It is good to be back and catching up. I posted our grandson's wedding today and more tomorrow. Our Ashley that Lexi always reminds me of. is in the photos on the wedding post. She is 5'10" tall. All of our grands were there and 4 of our 5 children.

We are snowed in now for the past three days. So snow and it is still snowing. Very pretty with our mountain covered in white.

I hope all is well with you and yours Darlene. I do miss you and I need to find you on facebook.Smile.
Stay warm and Happy New Year.
Warm hugs, Jeanne

M.L. @ The House of Whimsy said...

Oh, I loved this December re-cap! And the pics of Lexi and Landon. It looks like you and your family had a wonderful Christmas!!!
Happy New Year, Darlene.
Mary Lou

Julie Harward said...

Wow. or having one child, you are a super busy lady and I can see why, she gets more beautiful everyday! :D

Lisa & Gerald said...

Have a wonderful day......Glad to see ya back....

~The Robin's Nest~ said...

So cute Darlene! I love having you on my Facebook,that way I get to keep up with you and see all the cute pictures!

Hope you are having a great week thus far!

Love,
Me

Tamara Jansen said...

What beautiful photo memories!

Deb said...

Hi Darlene
Happy to see all is good with you.
Great collage.
Happy New Year ♥

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Making sure you're okay, Darlene. I'm sure you're just busy, but I wanted to drop by and let you know I miss you!

XO,

Sheila

Jeanne said...

Hi Darlene, just checking on you. I miss your sweet comments and photos of darling Lexi. I bet she is loving her school year.

Sending you all love and well wishes.
Hugs, Jeanne

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These are all lovely pictures of fun memories. Sounds like you all have a splendid Christmas together.

Jeanne said...

Hey Darlene, I have wondered about you all and hope things are going well. I do miss you but I also understand that we move on and busy ourselves with new mountains to climb and other interests to follow. I too have had little time for visiting but still manage to post something and also missing days when I am too busy. I totally know there is life after blogging.

I wish you a full life doing things you want to accomplishment. Blogging is kind of like a journal to me. Sharing and writing events and things that appeal to me. Thoughts of you and your sweet family just keep popping up and good memories are a good thing.

Blessings and love,
Jeanne

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Darlene, I miss you and hope you're okay!

XO,

Sheila :-)

Anne Fannie said...

Hello Darlene, just thought I would stop by and say hi and wish you a happy mothers day. I bet Lexi has grown up more!
Hugs, Ann

Katie said...

Just wanted to say hi and check up on you? Are you doing okay, you haven't been around (:

Anne Fannie said...

Hey you, LONG time no hear from you! I thought I would just check in and say hi and tell you I have never forgotten you!
Hows Lexi doing??
Hugs, Ann

Heathahlee said...

Darleeeeeeene! Where are youuuuuuu? :D

Just letting you know I'm missing you! :)

Cherry's Jubilee said...

wow...she has gotten so big! happy new year Darlene! cherry

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