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Allie's Cotillion Pictures

My youngest darling daughter is in the back stretch of her Senior Year and this past weekend was her last Cotillion. This girl loves formal dances and all the dress shopping, hair and make-up appointments, and picture taking more than anyone I have ever seen. These were some pictures I snapped quick before they ran off to another picture taking appointment, and I seem to have caught them at the worst time of the day. The sun was awful no matter what we did and I have horrible picture taking skills anyway. Just pretend they don't have the sun in their eyes and there aren't distracting shadows and focus on her smiling face and beautiful dress - LOL!






She didn't have two dates - she was just taking pictures with some of her best friends - LOL.

Hope you all have a wonderful Friday! Hugz!!!

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  1. Beautiful daughter, Nancy. They're all handsome and beautiful. How great to be that age. I was beginning to wonder about there being two dates. Ha
    Glad you shared your photos.

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  2. Beautiful photos of a beautiful girl!

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  3. Absolutely gorgeous, Nancy! Wishing your beautiful daughter all the best in her senior year :-)

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  4. Was wondering about the two guys LOL! She is a gorgeous girl and you have some great pictures :)

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  5. Your daughter is stunning and I love the dress, she looks like a princess. They grow up too quick. :)

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  6. Allie is gorgeous and her dress is very beautiful, superb photo taking skills my friend, great photos..
    have a great weekend..
    samir

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  7. Beautiful girl, Lovely dress, and great photos. Which reminds me, I have to check with my
    daughter to find out when my grand daughter's prom is...she is a senior too, and Loves clothing shopping, hair appointments etc. too. This grandMom at her age loved to go shopping too, now not so much..smile

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  8. You must be so proud of your beautiful daughter, and I think the pictures are wonderful! Her dress is gorgeous and she looked incredibly happy! Go ahead Mom, do a little beaming - you deserve it :)

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  9. Missed this last weeken - sorry - glad I did catch it - you have a very beautiful DD, (who obviously takes after her Mom) anddI think the pictures turned out great - who told you that you don't have picture taking skills - not hard when you have a subject like Allie in there- WOW!!

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  10. How did I miss this!!! Your daughter is beautiful. Oh, and how I want that dress. It's so pretty-I love the color, the bling, and how it flows. They sure grow um pretty in Alabama.

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  11. That is a beautiful dress and a very pretty daughter! And I do think the photo looks wonderful - the best light of the day so very rich and warm!

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