Saturday, December 19, 2009

Christmas Surprises



As I've said before in this space, yesterday was the big holiday pageant at Adams. Meredith played Clara in the Adams production of the Nutcracker ballet, a production I pretty much tried to stay awake through, even though I was the one mostly responsible for putting it together. It was mostly her and a bunch of 8th graders.
I wore my Sapphire Party dress because I can't find my Silver Belle dress (Vee says she has no idea where it is) and Harriet looked dazzling in the Butterfly Brocade outfit.
We did get a huge surprise though, at the pageant.




"Hey guys!" I heard someone call. Harriet and I looked over and it was Hilary! As most of you know, she's been living with her dad in California and attending private school there. I have to say, she looks great. She's lost fifteen pounds and definitely looks more grown-up. But her appearance made me wonder - is she back?
"I'm visiting mom and Hallee for the holiday," Hilary said. "Then -- we'll see."
Harriet and I introduced her to Antoinette and we spent the rest of the evening catching up on old times.



Very early this morning, though, at the airport, I was greeted with another surprise. Nicki greeted me with warm hugs and even a kiss on the cheek. But her brother Adam really shocked me. He's as tall as I am and is definitely going to be a heartbreaker when he gets older, if he isn't already.




Oooh, before I go, here's this cute pic of all of us at the Christmas pageant last night. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone!

8 comments:

Avery V. said...

Sorry I haven't commented in ages!

Anyways, I'm so glad that both Hilary and Nicki are around for the holidays! You all look so happy to be back together. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas!

~Avery~

Mia S. said...

Hi Haley,
I haven't commented in a while either :( You look so pretty in that dress! It's cool to see Hilary and Nicki again. Can't wait to hear more about your holidays.
XOXO
Mia

Sophie Amélie said...

Hi Haley,

I bet it was a nice surprise to see Hilary. I know you must've missed her like crazy.

Harriet looks great in that dress - light blue really looks pretty on her.

Oh, and I agree, The Nutcracker is so long that it's sometimes hard to stay awake during the whole thing. ;)

Have an excellent Christmas with Nicki!

Sophie

Cali Hazelwood said...

Hi, Haley!
Yay! Hilary and Nicki are back! I bet it will be a lot of fun having all your friends together for the holidays. I hope you have a fantastic holiday season! ;-)

Cali***

16OldFashionDolls said...

Hi! *waves*
MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Wendy said...

Sounds like the pageant went well! You all look great, and I hope you have a happy holiday!

Love, Wendy

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~Sabine :) said...

It looks like the pagent was terrific! Yay...I'm happy that Nicki and Hilary were there for Christmas! It's nice seeing them again, I bet! I hope your Christmas was terrific!
Joyeux noel!
~Sabine