Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Magical Christmas Memories ~

The year was 1963. Christmas was on it's way and to me it was a magical time of year. My boyfriend, Roger; my dear husband now had asked me to the winter dance at our High School. He always made our dates special. He was and is still a very romantic man.  In those days the dances were held in the school gym and the decorations that year were spectacular. The theme for the dance was "Frosted Enchantment".  This particular dance is a favorite memory of mine. My mother had made me a Blue Velvet dress. I truly felt like a Princess with my Prince Charming. When he came to pick me up I was just just head over heels in love with him. The dance was wonderful and we enjoyed every minute of it. Even today we enjoy dancing away even if just in our kitchen.
To make this sweet Christmas time even more memorable my dear husband made for me this Jewelry music Box, which is lined with material from the blue velvet dress I wore that night. Our own special song is "Blue Velvet" by Bobby Darin. 
I do feel that Christmas is a time of year when we have precious moments of caring, sharing and loving one another more intensely. It is that unique moment of time when we pause and worship our King; our Savior Jesus Christ. Christmas's through the years have always held special memories. 
I was asked recently to do a guest post for Mormon Moms. Take a moment and read more memories and traditions of our Christmas Celebrations. You can hop on over and read it here


Debbie said...

Another beautiful entry, such a cute couple!!

the hubs and I got engaged on Christmas eve!!!!

Christy Monson said...

Awesome post. Have a wonderful happy holiday. Lots of love

singing/granny said...

What a romantic memory! And how fun that you were high school sweethearts! My parents were high school sweethearts and had lots of fun memories from their younger days. I hope you have a wonderful week of Christmas fun! Melody

Barb said...

Hi LeAnn!

I love this post! I could just picture it all . . . very romantic indeed! I love that you have the jewelry box and covered it with the fabric from your dress!

Your Nativity pictures are adorable - so many cute children and grands!

Hugs and Love,

Mom of 12 said...

Love this one, LeAnn! So fun to see all the old pics and your sweetie is amazing. Love the jewelry box!

Grammy Staffy said...

What a sweet story!!! Seeing the blue velvet lined jewelry box brings tears to my eyes. How wonderful that your sweetheart would make that for you. No wonder it is a special gift and a special memory.
I've enjoyed reading through your past posts. Your home looks so pretty and your little great grandson is a doll.

Have a wonderful Christmas my friend
Hugs, Lura
p.s. We would love to have you two come and stay with us while you play in SoCal.

Grammy Staffy said...

p.s...p.s. I clicked on your "here" link several times but Mormon Moms never popped up. sorry

Cheryl @ TFD said...

You two were a beautiful couple and you still are! Love your post, LeAnn. Merry Christmas to you!


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