I finally took some pictures of the kiddos. They aren’t perfect, and next year I am
totally hopefully finding a way to have a pro take some for us, but nevertheless I’m glad to have something. I even got a few pics of Xander that are actually pretty good.
The secret? Candy canes. lol. Baby boy never sits still so most of the portrait type pics I have involve Mia sitting like a little angel while Xander is a blur running off in the background. But he apparently loves candy canes.
My other trick was to have Kate read them a book so that there was hope they would sit still. It worked!
The hat was also a hit. And you can’t see it since she’s sitting down, but Kate has on her red cowboy boots.
This was a new spot for me to take pictures (but apparently a popular one. lol. We saw at least 2 actual photographers out there) and by the time I found the best spot the light was fading fast as were the babies. And then my camera battery died. lol. I was going to drag everyone out again the next day to try again, but then RaptorDad pointed out that that was crazy. So here they are! My imperfect, but good enough, Christmas card pics. You know, for the Christmas cards that we aren’t sending this year. 😉