Tuesday, December 2, 2014

Pageantry Lately

I'm still obsessed with all things pageantry. I like the prep and the before and after. I'm like can't get enough.

A fancy little dress up benefit pageant with LA Wildlife & Fisheries. There were lots and lots of cuties. 

Brooklyn got best fashion in the 2-3 year olds. She was the youngest at just made 2years old lined up with 3 almost 4 year olds. Though no crown she held her own. 


Capturing a few outside after shots. 


At the benefit Wildlife, Brynlee was great for a 5 month old with all the other babies    up to 11 months. 

She was crowned Princess, next to Queen. Wanted Queen of course, but Princess is the next best thing. 


Another recent pageant, LA Little Miss, crowned both with Division Supreme.  This was a long day with beauty dress, outfit of choice, and Wizard of Oz theme wear.   

What could be more fun than a Cinderella  Local Preliminary? Why, winning of course.  And that's what they did.

Brooklyn still the youngest in the 2-3 age group managed to pull Cinderella Beauty as her placement next to the overall winner.  It's a big win. 

Brynlee claimed Cinderella Infant Overall Winner.  

Two Little Cinderellas. One crying. One with silly faces. 


The Walker Pine Tree Festival Pageant proved winning isn't everything. Walker being my hometown with the pageant taking place on stage in the auditorium at the high school I attended brought back memories. I got to talk to alot of school friends who were there with their grandchildren. A lot of "oohh-ing" and "ahhh-ing" going on. Some were even on the festival board and in charge of things. 

Brooklyn was a reigning queen from last years pageant so she got to perform her Royal duties.  

All reigning queens participated in a fashion show from a Grand Opening of a new mall opening near town. 

Brooklyn modeling one of the fashion outfits. 



Reigning Queens also on stage to crown the new Queens. 

It would have been sweet if Brooklyn could have crowned her baby sister. But Brynlee didnt place. It's ok :(.   

This time last year at the pageant Queen Brooklyn was the big baby being held on the far right with the blue jean dress with the pink petti slip and boots. 


And this year she is a little bigger than her last picture as the 2013 Queen performing her Royalty duties. 


Pageants are just another sport. You do your best. You go in for the win.  And sometimes it's not all about the win.  It's about friends and about learning something new about yourself and seeing a new you. And this time seeing how far Brooklyn has come in a year. 

Sorry to bore you with my obsession. But it's all in enjoyment that we do pageants. And when "we" go home with Crowns, banners, and trophies it's just like every other sport out there.  You just want to win!


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