Outdoor Christmas Displays that make you stop

It’s Day 8 of #12daysofparenting blog, and today’s theme is the obligatory Christmas pic. Thanks for hopping from Having a Baby and Living at Home if you did. šŸ™‚ Entries (UKĀ  residents only) for the fab giveaway, which includes a Cuddle Dear from Cuddle Dry, are via the Rafflecopter at the end of this post. Check out the 12 Days of Parenting page for the terms and conditions of the giveaway .

I take pictures as it occurs to me, and this time of the year is no different; so, no particular obligatory Christmas pic.

My little man and I suited up and went walking the other day, to check out one of the Christmas traditions that I enjoy in our traditionless non-Christmas season.

Residential Outdoor Christmas Displays walk

Ā Bring on some outdoor Christmas displays that make you stop, stand, and stare!

Residential Outdoor Christmas Displays

First we saw this reindeer with a moving head, I’m not sure what the other animal is; through a gate on our way from home, and over the gate on our way back.

Residential Outdoor Christmas Displays reindeer

Then we saw the most spectacular one I’ve seen this year so far. Oh my word! Whilst the other one was a ‘look at that’, this was definitely a, ‘WOAH, CHECK THAT WOWSER OUT’. I moved back and parked the buggy for us to get a better view. It just felt good to be there; I could see myself sitting on its front lawn and chilling forĀ  while. My picture doesn’t do justice to the display.

Residential Outdoor Christmas Displays lights

And then this one, with quite a few Father Christmas figures, with different moving lights, including running reindeers.

Residential Outdoor Christmas Displays figures

May – my #12daysofparenting code word – I assume that the house owners don’t mind these pictures being taken? I figure they know it will draw more attention than usual and that folks like me might take some pictures.

I must say that I’m quite chuffed with what my camera captured; and thanks to picmonkey for their ‘exposure’ editing tool.

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Residential Outdoor Christmas Displays p

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2 thoughts on “Outdoor Christmas Displays that make you stop

  1. Loved your pictures. Your neighbours have clearly out in some effort. Much more impressive than here. I think your mystery animal is the ‘Lady’ deer as the one with the antlers is the stag!

    • Thanks so much for the insight. Yeah, so much effort must have gone into the display … definitely a mood lifter during this time of the year. šŸ™‚ Thanks for dropping by.

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