Saturday, December 18, 2010

Had a Ball!

I have mentioned here before that Bryce joined the US Naval Sea Cadets in the summer. This program is amazing and we are so proud of him. Last night we got to attend their first Military Ball!! This was Bryce's "first date" and because of the circumstances...his parents went along! He took a good friend of his, Grace, and we had a really good time. Bryce looked so handsome in his dress blue uniform and Grace looked so pretty.
(OK...can I just say...these shoes rocked!! I LOVE them and they were so comfortable! They also made me taller than Bryce again!)

Bryce and Grace

Bryce received two awards. He got his 1 year of service award and the marksmanship with sharpshooter award.


The "dance" portion of the night was outside. It was 45 degrees!! FREEZING in this part of the world ;) Grace did put her coat on after these pictures...poor thing! Richard took the outdoor pics because I'm too much of a wimp!!

So cute...they've been friends since the 4th grade.


My favorite!



Sharon Ankerich said...

Everyone looked beautiful and handsome!!! :)
Merry Christmas!!!

Kim said...

I know you are one proud Mama..
LOVE the photos.. they are tooo cute..
and sooo PROUD of him.. amazing experiance ...
LOVE those shoes.. I am always on the look out for some cute COMFY hills..
Have a great weekend..

Deanna said...

How fun! You look AMAZING!! I noticed the shoes right away :) Bryce looks very handsome. Glad you guys had a fabulous night. You have a great picture of the 3 of you from it!

Courtney said...

You guys all look great. I had to laugh about it being cold at 45 degrees. In Ohio now highs are in the low 20's and night lows are below. We got up to 35 a week ago and we thought we were having a warm spell. Enjoy the Christmas season.

3 Peanuts said...

YOU LOOK GORGEOUS!!!!! LOVE those shoes girl!!!!! Okay my favorite photo is the 6th one. So natural and so telling too. Bryce really looks like Richard in these shots.

Glad you had fun and your little sweater looked great with the dress.

3 Peanuts said...

PS Congrats to Bryce on his awards!!!

Pink Velvet Mommy said...

congrats to him!! job well done.

His date is darling and you look awesome:)shoes are darling as well.

maybe the key to all kids dances is to have it outside when it is cold and it keeps them from dancing and being too close:)

vicki said...

gonna need some more details about those shoes of yours!! ;) your dress is gorgeous too!
and Bryce and Grace look awesome! so fun he could share the night with a good friend.
I am SO not ready for those "date" events!!!

Football and Fried Rice said...

You looked amazing for Bryce's date!! lol!! brown is your color.

Bryce & Grace are adorable! I love her dress too - so young & sweet - hope they had a time to remember!

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

Fabulous shoes!

And the pictures are all so sweet. You should be proud!


snekcip said...

Congratulations to Bryce! What a handsome young man and Grace is just gorgeous!! Looks like a wonderful evening!! So far as the shoes....OMG, I drooling over them! I'm a TOTAL SHOE FANATIC!!!

Myra said...

so sweet and so grown up!!! I bet your mamma heart just melted!! and you DO! look fabulous!!

Shannon said...

What a handsome young man!! Congrats on his awards. And loved your shoes. Cute and comfy are a hard combination to find these days.

The 5 Bickies said...

Looks like quite a night. So glad you and your husband could go on the "date" too. I am so not ready for all of this!

LOVE your shoes...details?

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