all over the Town Square....

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Look!!! All around you -Fake water...A river...covered bridge and that white frozen water...called snow?!!!

I'll be away from the computer for most of Thursday, so I'm also going to 'tie-in' this Watery, Winter Wonderland, for my Thursday ThemeSong meme post this one time....

Lyrics I chose are:

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas
Just like the ones I used to know
Where the treetops glisten,
and children listen
To hear sleigh bells in the snow

May your days be merry and bright
And may all your Christmases be white----

The Village of "Hearth", Texas....
[Bud displayed it all on the fireplace hearth this year]

Photos: from top to bottom:

Toy Store and Fire Station
One horse buggy - School House
Light House on the Hill - Church in the Wildwood
Mansion - Icicle Lights above the village
North Pole Post Office - 2nd mansion
Snowflake lights in the snow - Blue and White

[not photographed, park benches, snowmen, Santa, Carolers, Motel, Candy Shop, etc.]

by Bing Crosby

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At the beginning of this week, my Christmas Day Giveaway began Monday. Look closer...check out the very top widget added to my blog...on the post side. [click on the special giveaway button] You'll find a link directing you to my special holiday page. I'm giving away a gift for Christmas.


  1. Anonymous12/15/2010

    HA this is just perfect. The photos are so spectacular and so right for this song. Excellent my friend. Have a wonderful time away Thursday :) I love love love that last photo :)

  2. For twenty years, I grew up in hot tropical Borneo, I dreamed and sang this song.

    Then I went to Canada and had my first freezing white Christmas.

  3. Such lovely shots.
    I like the festive mood here. :)

  4. What a pretty village! I've always like them, but don't have a good place to set one up.d

  5. Nice Christmas village. I remember my mom making face snow also for the Christmas tree :0

  6. love those images,
    Happy Wednesday!

  7. Anni what a beautiful post and pictures.
    We might actually get snow here tomorrow...whoopee!! It has been frigid this week. We'll miss our leader tomorrow but Madi and I will be participating in the Thursday Theme Song...hopefully it will warm us up too.
    Madi and Mom

  8. I love the song that song makes me sing and I love all the displays

  9. I love the little village you created. I'll have the Polar Express pull into town later. Very pretty.

  10. I like the pink and the red also.

  11. I'm dreaming of a white Christmas, too! Perhaps next year, my wish will come true =)
    Have a great week, Anni!

    Sreisaat Adventures

  12. Cute post for today. I could do without any white!!!!

  13. I know you hate the stuff, but it sure looks cute in your decorations! We've been having springtime in December up here in Northern Colorado - not a drop of moisture in the foothills. But thankfully lots of the white stuff in the mountains for the skiiers, snowboarders, etc. And for our reservoirs this summer!

  14. Your snow village is beautiful! I've enjoyed my visit to your beautiful blog this morning. I'm so glad you stopped by my place and introduced yourself!

    Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

  15. Hahaha i am singing here because that's my favorite Christmas song.

    thanks for dropping by Anni.

  16. This was a wonderful post. I hope you are having a great day. Blessings...Mary

  17. You know I love a good novel!

  18. Your Christmas village is lovely and so much fun! But in the real world, I'm not much of a fan of snow. Don't think I'd ever be dreaming of a white Christmas. (But I like the song!)

    Have a great Wednesday!
    ~ Joy @ Joysweb

  19. What a shame you have to have the fake stuff!!
    Cute village.

  20. I like the Christmas village, I've been thinking of making it a Cristmas tradidtion in my home.

  21. Lesley Trust me!--------for me, I'd much prefer the 'fake'. Don't like scooping in, don't like driving in it...especially don't like the other idiots trying to drive in it in the lane next to me!!

  22. Your Christmas village is cute. The men in my family seem to love displaying trains and villages around for Christmas decorations.

  23. Wow. You've really covered it all here! I like the decorations. :-)

  24. Well, we had a white Christmas here in Mineral Wells last fact, a blizzard...don't think that will happen this year. It was fun!!!

  25. I've always wanted to start collecting the houses to make a little Christmas village. Only when the time comes around time, money, energy all get in my way! One day.

    Thanks for joining Wordful Wednesday!

  26. What special Christmas images.

  27. Thursday
    Hi Anni
    We awoke to snow this morning now it is sleeting. Holy Smoke we're in the south what is up with the weather? Is 80 a normal temp for you all?
    This So. gal does not drive on ice so I'll be staying put until it warms up.
    Have a good day,
    Hugs Madi and Mom

  28. Anonymous12/16/2010

    Every December the danish radios play Bing Crosby many times. No X-mas without him ;-)

    I like your mini city, sweet!

  29. Anonymous12/16/2010

    What a lovely Christmas Village! Great photos and song!

  30. I have never heard of Hearth in our fair state. Looks like a Christmas place well worth visiting!


  31. The little Christmas village is so pretty, I love seeing all the tiny buildings. Great choice of songs Anni.

    Have a great weekend,

  32. Oi, Anni!
    Sua aldeia de Natal é encantadora, faz a gente sonhar como se estivéssemos também em miniatura... Ela lembra nossos presépios... Linda música para embalar nossos sonhos!


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