Happy Holidays!

I haven’t had a photo of the kids together for a few years, so I decided this year it was time for a new one. And just to make things more interesting, I decided to take a photo with the kids and the pets. Trying to get 2 kids, 2 cats, and a dog to all look into the camera at the same time was a challenge to say the least. Lots of treats were involved.

I transformed our dining room into an impromptu photo studio. The cats were immediately interested in the props I set up in the dining room.

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Unfortunately, they lost interest once everyone else wanted to join them.

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We had to wait for my daughter to primp and find her shoes. My son chose to use that time to get a snack.

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We never did find her shoes, but everyone was getting restless, so we decided to forge ahead shoeless. And after many, many practice shots….

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We finally got one that will work for the Holiday cards. And I didn’t even need to Photoshop any smiles.

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Wishing you peace and joy this holiday season!

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