Thursday, December 15, 2011

Tidings of Comfort ... and J.O.Y!




Last night, my four kiddos (still at home) and I went to get our pictures taken for our Christmas cards. I know, I know.  It is a little late to be getting our pictures taken, but as long as cards are post marked by the 24th we're good, right?  I love Christmas cards SO much that they can keep on comin' all the way through the new year as far as I'm concerned and I would be tickled pink to get them.

Chloe happens to be working with a photography studio during this Christmas season, so she scheduled our appointment to be the last one of the day.  That way, she could leave her post to be a subject in the photo without a problem.

Since Mike, the photographer, knows Chloe, he took all kinds of time with our family.  Mike posed all
of the kids and took some serious shots of each of them.

I don't ever take serious shots of my kids.

Chloe doesn't often strike serious poses.

She prefers to take photos like this one ....




pure joy.


10 comments:

  1. that chlo-b-dobe! she's so silly. i can't wait to see all the pictures. how fun!

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  2. So cute! Save a Christmas card for me.

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  3. Such gorgeous girls!
    Of course the apple
    doesn't fall far from the
    tree.......!

    xx Suzanne

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  4. ha ha, your right. that is PURE JOY!

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  5. So fun! I am totally with you Polly! We just took our pics 2 days ago & I am still waiting to get my cards...we didn't have NEAR as much fun as you guys! It was more like, "BO! SMILE!" over & over... But now you guys...FUN!!!

    So cool about the book you gave your parents too! tHanks for sharing that with me!

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  6. Oh my this looks like fun...I will be late with my cards too....I ordered some and they have not arrived yet! Oh well....I love your theory so I am going to go with it this year. xoxxo

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  7. Chlo is so stinkin funny...being a lover of life is a good good thing! I had surrendered to the "no Christmas card" for the second year in a row, how sad! But I think you may have just given me a spark. Think I'll try and scrounge up something somewhat holiday-ish and snap a picture today! Thanks peeps :)

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  8. ha! that is classic chloe. can't wait for your christmas card. a BIG smile always comes across my face as i address mine to you...i know you will appreciate the love sent!

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  9. How fun...kids just make life fun don't they! Have a wonderful Merry Christmas! :D

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  10. Your kids are hilarious...this one of Chloe reminds me of all of the jumping ones you guys do....SUPER CUTE...SUPER FUN...CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE REST! :)

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