Christmas 2009

I didn't take a ton of photos over the holidays this year but I did want to share a few from Christmas Eve at my parent's house. Since the weather was kind of crazy (alternating between rain/snow/freezing rain) we weren't able to do what we normally do on Christmas Eve (get together with all of our extended family). We ended up having kind of a quiet night, but it was nice that all of my siblings made it home despite the crappy weather.

After dinner my little brother Sam busted out the Curious George game (and I got some wonderful blackmail photos of two of my sisters wearing a panda and a pig mask).

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There are no grandkids yet, but there are 3 grandpuppies (my parents are SO proud, haha). My sister Abby's dog Rudy was surprisingly calm, and of course I had to capture Einstein's Santa's Little Helper shirt. Sam wanted in on the action too, as you can see...

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After the guys got sick of dominating Sam's "Whack-a-mole" game (I so wish I had photos of that!), they decided to play a few hands of poker.

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Apparently my brother in law (in the foreground of the photo below) was the big winner of the night, although I'm not sure exactly how much he walked away with in the end (probably not a lot).

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After the excitement of game night, Sam had a little quiet time with my sister and my dad...

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101 in 1001

I'm not sure where this originated, but I've seen it recently on two photography blogs (Jessica Claire and Melissa Jill, both of whom are amazing at what they do!!). In any case, with it being the new year and all, I thought I would give it a try!

It was actually a lot more difficult than I thought to come up with 101 things, but if you're curious you can click HERE to view my list. Is there anything on there you could help me accomplish? What would be on your list of goals?

Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a happy and safe New Year!

I just wanted to take a moment to mention that to kick off the new year, bookings through April 14th, 2010 will receive a 50% discount on my session fee (there is no restriction as to what month the photo session takes place, it just must be booked before April 14th to receive the discounted rate). You can view my entire price list by clicking here, and the discounted prices (before sales tax) are already noted in red. I also offer a referral program, so if you have any questions about that or anything else, please feel free to email me at

And because every post is better with a picture...

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