Friday, December 23, 2016

Getting ready for Christmas

I wish it could be Christmas everyday.

From the glow of the twinkling lights to the excitement of Christmas morning, this time of year brings so much joy and warmth.

The Holiday season has always been my favorite time of the whole year, since having my own kiddos the joy this season brings has grown ten times. Seeing everything through they're eyes is so special and drives me to give them a magical and memorable Christmas each year.

One of my fondest memories of my grandma was baking cookies and seeing her house decorated for Christmas, it was so magical. She had beautiful hand crotched ornaments made by her and trinkets from Germany where she grew up.

When I was a kid, Christmas was all about the magic and wonder, being an adult I now understand why all the grown ups were so stressed out around the holidays! There's a lot involved, from the parties to making sure you get all the gifts and other things checked off your list, plus as a photographer this is my busy season!

Let's remember what this Holiday is all about and focus on what's most important. Its too easy to get caught up in the material and business of our schedules but lets stop to really soak in all the warmth, magical, coziness of it all.

From my family to yours we want to wish you all the very merriest Christmas!

All I want for Christmas is Peace, Joy and Love and maybe some snow. Its in the forecast this weekend and I can't contain my excitement, one of the reasons we moved out of the city and into our mountain town.


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