Monday, January 2, 2012

Happy New Year !

Hi  Friends, 
I hope you had a very Happy New Year! We had a wonderful start to the year, we spent it with  family on New Year's Eve . We watched the Acorn drop on our local TV station . It's an acorn around here , what does your locality do? I'm sure there are different spins on the ball drop everywhere . lol


But, before that, last Thursday we drove to" The Meadow Lights" near Benson , NC  to view the beautiful Light display .

















Here is the back story of "Meadow Lights" from  a local TV station.






They also have this beautiful Carousel . I love Carousels !   8 D





 New's Year's Celebration 




 We toasted the New Year with Sparkling Apple Cider & Jones Soda 


Sparklers


 We played a new board game , sang some silly songs & had a ball posing with these silly photo props I printed from the internet .














I am joining :
 Blue Monday, Mellow Yellow Monday ,Ruby Tuesday 2
Our World Tuesday, Rednesday, Outdoor Wednesday 


I  will leave you with this wonderful promise from  Jesus in John 14: 27. My 13 yr.old  granddaughter has it on her New Year's Blog post , it's her favorite verse.. I  have adopted it for my New Year's verse also.


"Peace I leave with you ; my peace I give you . I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid . "


Love & Blessings,
~Myrna






Photo props from  Accent the Party
New Year's subway art from eighteen25

33 comments:

  1. Myrna, beautiful light displays to enjoy the season. We love to go see ones like these too. Sounds like a fun New Years eve too. We had sparkling grape juice to toast in the new year.
    Have a wonderful day.

    Ann

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  2. I love those blues, and I love the quote from Jesus!

    Happy New Year & Happy Blue Monday, Myrna.

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  3. Happy New Year! Love the pictures the lights are beautiful =)

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  4. I love Christmas lights and looks like you all had fun! Happy New Year!

    Museum Arts

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  5. Great pictures Myrna..the Celebration of Lights must have been a wonderful outing. Your New Year table looks so festive!!

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  6. Simply beautiful!

    Here's my Mellow Yellow. Have a fruitful year of the Dragon!

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  7. Oncec more, thank you for bringing so much beauty and festivities into my life.
    I love to way you seek for beauty and find it.
    Even more I love the way you are celebrating with the children.
    Most of all your words for this New Year, "Peace I leave with you ; my peace I give you . I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid . "
    Thanks for sharing so generously.

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  8. What a festive, fun post!

    I'm here from the new Ruby Tuesday 2...
    hoping you can stop by to visit with me.

    My direct link is: RAINDROPS ON ROSES

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  9. Lots of red going on around here. Very nice. Happy Ruby Tuesday 2.

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  10. Looks like you all had a great time! Thanks for stopping by and entering my giveaway! Good luck!

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  11. Beautiful lights, and I had to smile when I saw the photo props - we used the same ones for my daughter's birthday party this year, they were a HUGE hit :).

    Happy RT2.

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  12. An amazing celebration of lights and of reds! Brilliant!

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  13. Wonderful colours for the festive season.

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  14. Colorful and fun pics! Happy New Year.

    Our City, Atlanta, drops a Peach!!!

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  15. Awesome light display! Happy New Year!
    Joyce M

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  16. Here in GA we have the Peach Drop...although I heard some town here in GA was having an opossum drop. I didn't ask. I didn't want to know. I mean won't that give Georgians a bad name?
    You guys look like you had a fantastic New Year's eve. I could barely stay awake for anything to drop....
    Happy New Year to you and yours! Peace to you.

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  17. Hi Myrna, Now that the holidays are over I am trying to visit my blogging friends more often. thank you for following me.
    The lights are fabulous. It sounds like you had a wonderful new Years Eve. I love the fun photos of you and your family.

    I too love the beautiful verse you shared.
    Happy New Year with blessings and love,
    Jeanne

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  18. Oh, what fun!

    Happy New Year!

    : )

    Julie M.

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  19. great light and fun funny celebrations...love the props. Happy New Year ahead!!!! Mica

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  20. Happy New Year from Margate in Kent England. XXX Don, nice verse x

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  21. I love the idea of the silly picture props! Great shots! I’m hosting a new photo challenge called Simply Silver Sunday. Hope you will stop by and enter. Please visitSimply Silver
    for details. Thanks! Happy New Year!

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  22. Beautiful Christmas decorations and lovely photos.. Happy New Year!

    Visiting fro BM! Here's my share- hope you can visit too:)

    http://www.loveablecassandra.com/2011/12/little-artist-in-the-making.html

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  23. Terrific shots of that light display that you visited! I'm so going to miss all of the Christmas lights when it's time to take them down. Whenever I happen to be out at night, I always take a few detours to check out more lights!
    Happy REDnesday,
    Carol

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  24. Those are great lights!
    It makes my heart smile that your 13 year old DGD chose such a beautiful verse to share!

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  25. Lovely pictures, love those yellows:)

    Visiting for MYM! Here's my share- hope you can stop by:)

    http://www.loveablecassandra.com/2011/12/little-artist-in-the-making.html

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  26. Those are great shots of night christmas with the beautiful light, I love it.

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  27. What beautiful light displays, I bet that was really fun to see. Great shots of it. Love your banner too :)

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  28. Lovely lights, extravagant!

    Visiting for BM! here's my share- hope you can stop by:)

    http://www.heavenly-dreams.com/7366-blog-photo-challenge-enfamil-infant-formula/

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