Sunday, December 13, 2009

Christmas in Middleburg















We made a quick trip back from New York to be in Virginia for Christmas in Middleburg. The hunt parade braved the cold, ice, and six inches of snow - as evident on shoulders and brims - to greet the community on Washington Street. We hosted some old friends with mulled cider, coffee, hot chocolate, and scones fresh from the oven before leaving for town (which I had prepped early that morning and refridgerated on the baking sheet until I baked them off just before the guests arrival).

Treacherous, especially with bundled babies, but well worth it.

9 comments:

EntertainingMom said...

Lovely! Simply lovely! Your photos capture the feel perfectly!

little augury said...

Blushing-treacherous but the photos are beautiful, doesn't snow add to the ambiance. The scones look pretty beautiful too. G

Karena said...

Lovely images, just beautiful, and I can tell you had a great time at the Hunt Parade!!

Shandell's said...

What a wonderful way to celebrate the Holidays, the sound of horses hooves walking down a street, is music.

Mrs. Blandings said...

I love that picture - you look like you are having a blast.

opheliabelle said...

I'm going to swoon!

Madame Meg said...

Oh, that looks like it was worth the trip- that one picture of the mounted man with all the hounds looks like it was posed for a movie! Magical for those of us who have lived in the busier suburbs most of our lives!
- Meg

Elle said...

Stunning pictures of the hunt parade! As christmas draws closer the northerner in me is missing snow... the closest we're getting in Austin is fog....

Jo said...

Oh what a glorious welcome to the Christmas season.

Merry merry ~
Jo