It's such a huge relief to get those Christmas cards out and done despite the fact that they picture our family as ghosts. Sadly they're pretty darn overexposed...and Lucy's not looking. Oh well, they're out and I'm so happy about it. Next year I'm totally starting earlier. Here's how they turned out : (front) back (click to enlarge to see the writing...but I must admit it's a little boring this year):
One of my favorite things about Christmas is the Christmas cards. It's like getting presents every day when I check the mailbox and find treasures from friends we don't get to see much, and those we do. I just love to stay connected. We've lived in so many different places and I just love love love to stay in touch and Christmas cards are the greatest way to do it.
Here are a few other pictures from our day of trying to get Christmas pictures:
I LOVE these next two pictures because they help me picture these two as best friends some day (they're really competitive right now...well, actually Elle is...Grace couldn't care less).the kids were insistent that Lilly make the Christmas card this year as the newest member of the family...we spiffed her all up for the occasion
this is how Lucy felt about the whole situation:
I didn't capture it, but Dave felt even worse.