Skiing Images: The Swiss Alps & St. Moritz! Welcome Winter!

The Christmas cheer is certainly setting in here at my home and I hope it is at yours, too!  I took my little ones to get skiis yesterday and our Christimas trees are decorated and the house is lit for the holidays!  We have snow and ski slopes on our minds.  I wanted to share with you some gorgeous winter-inspired photos from Life.com.  Enjoy!

Baroness Fiona Thyssen-Bornemisza instructing her daughter in skiing 1/01/1963

Baroness Fiona Thyssen-Bornemisza and daughter under fur blanket in open sleigh w. horses.

Baroness Fiona Thyssen-Bornemisza and daughter feeding a donkey.

Baroness Fiona Thyssen-Bornemisza and daughter riding snow-bike.

Baroness Fiona Thyssen-Bornemisza‘s butler helping her prepare for a sun bath.


Baroness Fiona Thyssen-Bornemisza relaxing in the sun at resort.



Actress Norma Shearer (L) holding skis and standing next to husband.

Actress Norma Shearer standing outside and wearing ski clothes.

People enjoying a Sunday sleigh ride

ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND – JANUARY 01: Former Yugoslavian King Peter II and wife, Queen Alexandra, skiing at fashionable winter resort.

Actor Burgess Meredith w. his actress wife Paulette Goddard, both sport ski togs, as they enjoy tea while sitting outside ski resort.

Ski resort in French Alps.

Daughter Maria throwing a snowball at her father, Gary Cooper (C), during vacation ski trip.

Gary Cooper (C) and his family standing behind long icicles during vacation ski trip.

Future Olympic Gold medal winner Andrea Mead Lawrence, 15, practicing for Winter Olympics at Sun Valley, Idaho, 1947



15-year old skiing prodigy Andrea Mead Lawrence shaking hands with large dog, 1947

15-year old skiing prodigy Andrea Mead Lawrence practicing for Winter Olympics, 1947

Enjoy these wintry days!  Don’t forget The Well Appointed House is having a final 20% off sale before Christmas!  Shop our toys and gifts and order tonight for holiday delivery on most items!
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