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My Allie

I wanted to show you all the two sides of my youngest daugher Allie. I know this isn't what is on my kitchen counter right now, but she was just standing by the counter a few minutes ago eating some chinese noodle salad. This is how she looks when she is mudriding or hunting. She is not afraid to get dirty. Actually, she is kind of afraid of it, but she is proud that she still does it because she is tough (sort of anyway). This picture is 2 years old, but I love to drag it out and think about how dirty she was that day and how different she looks when she is playing around versus dressing up. This mud day wasn't even the worst day. The worst day was Thanksgiving when she decided to go mud riding at my Aunt and Uncles' house behind our property. They have streams running through their property and lots of goats so you can imagine how bad that was. No time for the camera that day, in fact, we ended up throwing her clothes away it was so bad.

The next picture is Allie all cleaned up for a dance.
She went with a friend because she had broken up with her boyfriend several weeks before. She looked so pretty, and he was so sweet!

I will have to get some updated pictures of my oldest daughter to share with you soon so you can see how pretty she is too.

I just looked at a friend's blog and she shared some personal pictures; I really liked seeing that little glimpse into her life so I thought I would share Allie's dance pictures from a couple of weeks ago with you too.

Hugz to all!!!


  1. These pictures are absolutely fabulous. It's always nice to see two sides of a person. Allie is a beautiful girl and looks to be an "All American Girl" and you can't get better than that. Blue is definitely her color. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Great pictures - she's gorgeous!! Love a girl who isn't afraid to get dirty!!

  3. Nancy, Allie is gorgeous! Look at those beautiful eyes. I know you're so proud of her. Her friend looks mighty handsome, too. What a beautiful dress and color. She even looks great in mud! :-)

  4. OMG...what great pictures! You daughter is GORGEOUS! Such a pretty smile! I too love seeing personal pictures on blogs now and again, it is a nice way to get to "know" your blogger friends better.

  5. Your Allie is a complete doll, Nancy!! What a beauty! And I loved seeing both sides. Sounds like you are a lucky mama to have such a sweet daughter. Can't wait to see the photos of your oldest daughter, too!

  6. I have an Allie too. Your Allie looks like a fun, happy girl like mine and she is so pretty too. Her dress looks gorgeous and i love the colour. I too think it's nice to share a little of yourself and family.

  7. OMGosh, Allie is STUNNING, Nancy! You must just feel so proud looking at this girl, who loves to get dirty as well as dress up. She's gorgeous. Please tell her I said so. :) Glad you shared a pic of *your* daughter!

  8. I was over on Splitcoast and I didn't know you had a blog - it's really fantastic. Your daughter is absolutely gorgeous - and is much prettier than many models I've seen - and she's quite photogenic - muddy and as Cinderella! Kathy/101Airborne


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