Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Take Me Back Tuesday & Flashback Friday

February 1981
7rs old
I am sitting on my father's lap and my little sister (4yrs old in this shot) is on my mom's lap.  Look at how young my parents look!  In this photo my mom was 27 and my dad was 29.  They were very young parents.  When my mom was my age, she had a 16 & 13 year old.  I have to smile at this photo...my dad has lots of hair in it...not so much now.

I have to say thank you to my parents for giving my sister & I the love of taking photos.  I truly enjoy looking back through these old photos my parents took.  Now my sister and I enjoy taking photos of  our own families.  My husband had the opposite experience growing up.  His parents did not own a camera.  While my parents have albums upon albums of old photos to go through...I have a handful of old photos of my husband as a child I got from his grandmother (who passed away a few years ago).

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Way Back When-esday posts at Twinfatuation.
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16 Sweet Comments:

Braley Mama said...

I love the couch!!!! You have such a sweet smile:O)

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

I really need to make more of an effort to get in pics with my lil' man!

Nicola said...

Lovely photos! Reminds me of photos of my brother and I as we are around the same age as you and your sister! I'm sure we had the same couch. ;0)

Muthering Heights said...

You had such a bright smile!! :)

Kimberly said...

You know, I'm waiting on pins and needles for couches like that to come back in style. ;) And look at your smile. I think I could pick you out of a crowd by your grin alone. :)

Tabitha Blue said...

Awww look how cute you are!! I just love that big cheesy smile!! It's infectious!


Tina said...

Adorable and love the braids :o) I think the couch is coming back in style :P


SillyLittleLady said...

what a cute little family portrait! and, as others have noted, love the couch ;)

Janice said...

Great comments, your Mom certainly does not even look 27! I was also fortunate to have lots of photos from childhood, although my Mum still holds most of them, when I visit her I scan a few more each time. We have soooo many of our boys, it's lovely to look back on them.

Devon said...

look at that couch! haha!
what a great family photo!!!

More Than Words said...

Oh my gosh, that looks like a picture that could be taken now!! You and your sister are so cute. I love the pigtail braids!!!

Unknown said...

Your parents look like hippies, are you sure this wasn't taken in the sixties?! lol. I love old photos.

Tia Colleen said...

Oh my gosh, this is an AMAZING picture.

Loddelina said...

It is true, you still have the same wonderful smile you had as a child.
Lovely family photo!

Pesky Cat Designs said...

What a wonderful photo! You still have the same sweet smile!

Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

Aw! You and your sister are adorable! I love your braids and that you were ready for the picture taking! (Ah! my hubby and I were pretty young when we had our kids...and we hear that all the time from our kids now! We've been married 28 + yrs and I agree..we were babies way back then! :o)

Blessings & Aloha!
(I have been out of town so am just now catching up on blog reading! Yay for a mid week day off! have to catch up on housecleaning and drawing orders too...If you get a chance, do come by :o)

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