S: Princess Zoe and Princess Dellia in 2012 In the Land of Bartlett, TN
FC: Princess Zoe and Princess Dellia in 2012 | In the Land of Bartlett, TN
1: Written for Christopher, Angela, Zoe and Dellia From Grandma Cassie and Grandpa Tom | With much love
2: Once upon a time there were two princesses. One was 7 years old and her name was Zoe. She was so beautiful, with long dark brown hair and the most beautiful blue eyes.
4: Her little sister was Dellia. She was also beautiful and had beautiful brown hair and blue eyes. She was 3 years old.
6: Their mother was the Queen in the Land of Bartlett. She was also very beautiful with brown hair and blue eyes like her daughters.
7: Angela | QUEEN
8: Although the King was very handsome and known throughout the land, and loved by all, no one knows what happened to his hair.
9: King Christopher
10: One day in the Land of Bartlett, the King looked up to see his beautiful daughters gazing down from the castle window, daydreaming of things far far away.
12: King Christopher decided to take his daughters for a ride in the meadow. King Christopher rode with Princess Dellia but trusted Princess Zoe on his most trusted horse named Chief.
13: ...a ride in the meadow.
14: They didn't realize that the Queen was already in the meadow, until they rounded a corner and saw her lying in the grass with her crown lying off to the side. She loved to soak up the sunshine on beautiful days.
15: Then they looked up a little bit later and there she was again, trying to charm a huge water buffalo. And she did! | It followed her around like a little puppy.
16: The King had the perfect ride in mind. They would go down to the pond. It was tree lined with old oak trees that provided the perfect amount of shade. The sun filtered through the leaves just enough to sparkle like diamonds off the water. Princess Dellia knew if she could find the perfect rocks that her Dad could skip them clear across that pond and up the other side. So, she searched for the right one, while the King skipped them perfectly. Zoe found a large rock and tried her luck skipping that one but it just sank. Dellia was so excited at both of them, that she had to clap! It was a great day so far.
19: Then King Christopher asked the girls if they would like to go for a swim in the pond. Well of course they would since it was such an awesome day they had to check out the water too. It was so clear they could see all the way to the bottom. What a day!
20: One thing that the King knew for sure was that these moments would not last forever so he needed to take full advantage of them while he had them. He loved his girls so much. All three of them.
22: When they got back to the castle, the Queen was there waiting for her little princesses to run into her arms. She loved playing outside with them, so they went outside and put on an Art Festival. They would decorate the grounds of the castle.
24: All Queen Angela ever thought about was the next fun thing that she could do for the Princesses. She talked to the girls and asked how they would like having all the children in the Land over for a sleepover? That would be the greatest, they were sure!
27: Then there was the Princess Party
28: The Royal Bath
29: The Royal Bath
30: A day in the royal fountain
32: Between the Queen and the two Princesses, there was not an animal in the land that was safe from their charms.
34: The Original King | King Gregory W Mahoney
35: The Reining King | King Christopher, as long as you are alive, King Gregory will be as well.
36: Sometimes a Princess, and even a Queen, has to be in disguise.
38: And sometimes she must wear her crown!
39: I can't find my crown! | Daddy!
40: Sometimes, you have to go outside with your friends and sit on the ground and get down and dirty
42: Sometimes, your future is so bright, you gotta wear shades!
44: Sometimes you have to stick out your tongue like you mean it!
47: Sometimes a Princess has to get her beauty sleep. She must nap!
48: Sometimes, you grab a friend and play!
51: Sometimes you gotta get a SMOOCH!
52: Just gotta have a grilled cheese! | We have him wrapped around our finger. Trust me! | How cute! | Yes I am the fairest in the Land | I have been to "The Fountain Top" | Love it!!!!
53: Every Royal Family needs pets! | I Didn't!
56: Duncans, Stogners | McKenzies, McElhannons
57: Mahoneys, Crawleys
60: Keep family close, even though they may be far away
62: If you don't remember where you came from you will forget where you are going
64: Chris, Angela, Zoe and Dellia. | Awesome!!
65: Gone Shopping | Sweet, Sweet Girls!!!
66: This is from a book that I recently read that I want all of you to hear, LOUD and CLEAR! I would want you to know that every part of you is magnificent--your ego, intellect, body, and spirit. It's who you are--a beautiful product of this Universe's creation. Every aspect of you is perfect. There's nothing to let go, nothing to forgive, nothing to attain. You already are everything you need to be. It can seem so complicated, but it's not. If a religion makes you feel lesser than its deities, then you've either misinterpreted it or it's not doing a good job of teaching you the truth. If a guru, teacher, or master makes you feel that you aren't "yet" enlightened and still have more to "learn," "release," or "let go of" before getting there, then they're not doing a good job of teaching you who you truly are, or you're misunderstanding them. Remind everyone close to you to be themselves, and tell them that you love them just the way they are!
67: They're perfect and so are you. There's nothing not to love. Most suffering stems from feeling "less than." You aren't less than anything or anyone! You are complete. The only thing you need to learn is that you already are what you're seeking to attain. Just express your uniqueness fearlessly, with abandon! That's why you're made the way you are, and that's why you're here in the physical world. This is from the book, "Dying To Be Me" by Anita Moorjani Love yourself unconditionally, and then you will love others the same way. I love you all so much, Mom Make me an instrument of your peace. St. Francis of Assisi
68: There are many great things about being the Grandparents to such beautiful Princesses. We love the fact that you are beautiful, which you both are inside and out. We love the fact that you are smart, which you both show more and more everyday. And we love the love that you show toward your Mom and Dad and your Grandparents. All of them. You have so many people in your lives that love you so much and that is evident in page after page in this book and picture after picture. You will find out in life that although your friends will always be near and dear, family is everything. And when all else fails, family does not.
69: We love you so much, simply for being born. Always, and Always! | Chris, Angela, Zoe and Dellia, | Grandma Cassie and Grandpa Tom P.S. Chris, I loved you longest!