[Update: congrats to Penelope for winning the Minted giveaway!]
One of the traditions that is a part of our holiday season is getting a family portrait taken. I’m sentimental about family portraits. Since I’m usually the one behind the camera, it’s rare that I get photos of myself with the kids. I love that hiring someone gives us a series of pictures as a family together, and captures that stage in time.
This year, I hired Kristin Rogers to take our photos. I’ve been a longtime fan of her work on instagram and was thrilled to find out she is local to me. We had a great session with her and I was so happy with the pictures. This one made me laugh so hard . . . as I was standing there trying to smile naturally, I had no idea that my girls were striking some fierce poses.
You know how sometimes you don’t realize how big your kids look until you see them in a photo? Yeah . . . that.
Tea Collection provided us with the clothes for our pictures, which made it really easy to choose coordinated colors without being too matchy-matchy.
I feel like this picture totally captures the essence of my kids.
Minted reached out to me to do our holiday cards, and I’ve been trying to decide what design to use. They’ve got so many to choose from. Here are a few of my favorites:
Which one would you choose?
Minted has also generously provided a giveaway for a lucky reader – $150 credit good for anything on site, from holiday cards & New Year’s cards to gifts & gift wrapping. To enter, visit the Minted site and then come back and tell me your favorite card. I will announce the winner on Monday!