{that time of the year} cards.

29 Nov

Driving back from Buffalo, I began to think about our Christmas cards.  I really like Christmas cards.  I plan them, Joel takes them, and I address them watching my favorite Christmas movie of all time – White Christmas.  For the last couple years, we have done a single picture and had them printed on photo paper.

Last year, Joel had some new photo equipment to try out, so we staged a photo with the girls under the Christmas tree.   In my mind, it was beautiful – two smiling little blondies in their Christmas dresses.  We placed the *mobile* Sophia under the tree and hoped she would sit still.  HA – looking back on it, what was I thinking?  Ella wouldn’t look at the camera, Sophia wouldn’t sit still, I was trying to do the high pitched “look over here” daddy-wants-to-take-a-picture dance.  It was quite the feat.  I am all about making happy memories with the kids, so this year I thought it best to do a card with multiple pictures of the kids.  After searching, my top two favorites are here and here.  Best part, they will be delivered to my door – and like I said this year I am all about happy memories.

I’ll let you know when they arrive.

We are back safe and sound from Buffalo.  I’ll get pictures up soon.  Here’s to a great and joyous start to the Christmas season.

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One Response to “{that time of the year} cards.”

  1. Danielle December 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm #

    This puts so much perspective into your Christmas cards. When Ryan saw it, all he could say was “wow! They are beautiful.” You truly have a gorgeous and wonderful family my dear. I love you!

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