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Homecoming

Lindsey's friend, Sam, invited her to their high school homecoming dance this year. It's tonight. This was her first time to get a corsage from and give a boutonnière to a date. Lindsey was hoping that Sam got her one for her wrist instead of to pin on her dress, and he did.
"Mom, why are you making me pose to show my corsage? I feel silly."
Here they are, just before heading first to the stake youth conference committee meeting, then on to homecoming. Such faithful and responsible kids, aren't they?
I did her hair and make-up and Lindsey picked out the dress.
Lindsey said that she and Sam laugh a lot together. They go to the same high school, but are in different wards at church. Sam is in ROTC and he has already asked Lindsey to the military ball in the spring. He's a senior and she's a junior.
While getting ready for tonight, she got called from a guy in our ward to go on a date to go bowling on Monday during the day while they have Columbus day off. "It's fun to be pop-u-lar."
Are we done yet?
Lindsey texted me and said that after the meeting, they went to Sam's house so his dad could take a bunch of pictures, then they went to dinner at Fujiyama's, then the dance, downtown at the Palmer Event Center.

Comments

Michele said…
Lindsey looks so beautiful and grown up. I work with someone in Sam's ward that speaks so highly of him, he seems like a very nice young man. What an exciting time for Lindsey, great job in being so diligent to go to the YC meeting before the dance, what an amazing young lady.
Jess said…
sam? sam beck?? oh my gosh! I used to babysit him and his siblings. wow.. they grow so fast! she looked beautiful. :)
Callisto said…
What a nice dress she wore to the dance. I like it. I hope they have a fun time!
Lonna said…
Kelly you did a wonderful job on the hair and makeup. She looks so pretty. I like the dress as well. Ah the days of high school dances. How fun.

I hope they had a good time. It is nice that she feels comfortable with him and they laugh a lot, so cute.
Bobbi said…
Sounds like a fun night--great to go with someone who is actually a friend and fun to be with. Lindsay looks so cute!
Lynette M. said…
Lindsey looks so beautiful! You did a great job on her hair and makeup! Ok that boutonniere thing is annoying to me. We had a hard time pinning it on Jessica's to her dates shirt. Yes shirt. I told him that when he went to his house for pictures he should have his mom redo it! LOL! We are going to practice. I assume Lindsey did fine pinning on her dates?! I think a suit jacket would be easier! Oh how fun!! It just makes me smile!
Lisa said…
Lindsey looks beautiful! I love the soft curls you gave her. Sounds like they had fun!
Heidi said…
She looks beautiful and her dress is very flattering too! Hurray for high school dances ;-)
they look great. lindsey looks beautiful. when did she get her braces off? am I just completely out of the loop that i totally didn't notice before? i loved going to dances with boys that i could just have fun with. i'm glad it was such a great time!

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