Thank you to my friend and photographer Kristen Hafner for taking some family photos of us for Christmas. I like to do yearly family photos just before Christmas. If we do more than that in a year it’s an added bonus! I am thankful Kristen is so patient with my kids and knows how to grab their attention. It’s like getting squirrels to pose for a photo with my kids. Being outside and having inquisitive, wild boys, their goal to was to find sticks for fighting during the photo shoot. Not just twigs, but big old sticks that can do harm. Mission accomplished, both sticks being found and photos done and thankfully nobody was poked in the eye. Photos are ready to be put into Christmas cards. I used to do a yearly Christmas letter and mail out to tons of people, but with social media and a blog that task has gotten smaller and easier. Less cards and no formal letter! Christmas is easier with less to do on the “to do” list.

Here are some of the photos from our early Sunday morning photo shoot, just before church a couple of weeks ago. She is fast on turn around time with photos! Thank you Kristen!

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