Southern Highlands, NSW, Australia

Monday, February 12, 2018

CHRISTMAS1974

Continuing My Story:

In December 1974, we had been in our new house for 6 months and Sonya, baby number 2, was born. Carol was two and a half and old enough to really enjoy Christmas. Naturally it gave us much joy to watch her.
Bill made Carol a dolls house, she was happy with that.


 Introduction to music making. She enjoyed trains (no gender bias)

 She was wearing a pretty dress which her grandma had made by hand. She also had a lovely Swiss dress sent by her Grossmuti.

 She enjoyed the little pool she got for Christmas.

Then we had a little concert.

16 comments:

  1. I can't help but smile because Carol was smiling so much. If Grossmuti's dress is on the right, it looks very special.

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  2. She looks like a darling girl, always smiling broadly. I'm sure she loved her doll house.

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  3. What a sweet memories to watch at. She was a happy smiling girl, that doll house looks almost the same we had!

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  4. I know that we don't generally try and take miserable photos but Carol's smile looks so natural and I would have thought from that that she had a very sunny personality.

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  5. She seems such a happy child and I hope she is a happy adult as well. Looking at her just makes me smile as well. Hope all is well, t'other Diane

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  6. she was such a doll baby and i love that yellow dress. every photos shows here with that big beautiful smile, a happy child

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  7. Hello Diane!
    Wonderful pictures of your beautiful daughter!
    Such a happy child!
    Thank you for sharing your sweet memories!
    Have a lovely week!
    Dimi...

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  8. Happy, happy memories. Your daughter looks a real joy with that smile. It's quite infectious.

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  9. Sweet memories. Such happy girls with their Christmas gifts. My daughter's doll house, made by her grandpa, was her favorite toy for many years.

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  10. Just gorgeous and wonderful memories.
    The doll house looks good.

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  11. These are all adorable photos! Thanks for sharing them with us.

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  12. Carol is such a sweetie, what a lovely Christmas for you all!

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  13. What wonderful memories, Diane! Carol,is so pretty then and now!

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  14. I was never a girlie girl, and didn't care very much about fashions or jewellery. But I had only brothers and sons, and lived next door to my three male first cousins. Not a girl in sight anywhere :(

    Your daughter was so cute, so musical, so alert *sigh*. You are very fortunate

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