Saturday, April 30, 2011

Kiss a frog day

Today is Save the Frogs Day.   All girls know you have to kiss a few frogs to find a prince.   No jokes about princesses and frogs please - the groom's father has heard them all before.

It was teenager Lucy’s first ever royal wedding.  

We were a bit lacking in frogs, chandeliers, dainty cucumber and fennel pollen sandwiches  and quails eggs but we didn’t miss the chance of a bit of fun.   Very different from watching Princess Margaret’s wedding in hushed silence on a neighbour’s TV (my family didn’t have one) when I was just slightly younger than Lucy.


concentratingLucy in deep concentration decorating the wedding cake

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princesses
 We had princesses and a few frogettes:

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And, yes, we liked the dress!  And isn’t that what it was all about?

9 comments:

  1. I'm a bit blasé since we had our own royal wedding as late as last June when our crown princess got married ;) I did watch most of yesterdays ceremony too, though. Without hat, but still.

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  2. Do you lot do anything but drink and party? It's good to see people enjoying themselves.

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  3. "fennel pollen sandwiches" Eh? Presumably they have an allergy warning! Like the hat! Good excuse to party although I missed it all - went shopping. Shops were pretty empty!!

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  4. Hello Pauline,

    Lovely comment by Adrian!!! Glad to see you all having fun. Chocolate crackles,haven't had one of those for years. Love Lucy's new headgear.
    happy days.
    Bev.xoxo

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  5. You must have had a really enjoyable afternoon. It's interesting to see how everyone celebrated. I was awake at 2 am and had a front row seat but didn't dress up until later in the day when I went to the hospital strawberry tea. The big screen tv replayed the Royal Wedding but we should have worn our white gloves! I took quite a few pictures and was amazed at how well they worked once the tv screen was cropped out!

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  6. remember, a promise is a promise, A promise to a frog is still a frog.

    I have seen a froglet in NZ only once. My friend had this tadpole for many season, it never grow further. We called it a froglet.

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  7. I went to the wedding, via my wide screen TV and took photos with my long distance from USA to UK lens. i did a post on my wedding watch, it is yesterdays post. love the Kate cake and gad you enjoyed it. i was all alone watching, but i watched all of it. loved the dresses and hats and horses and carriage

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  8. Looks like you guys had a wonderful time. Any excuse for a party!

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  9. We had high tea too! I wish I'd remembered the chocolate crackles!

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