Even thought it's a festive 77 degrees here in Texas, we continue to collect free wood from craigslist. And a bonus - stacking wood is a chore the kids can do. So I can sit back and sip my ice cold margarita while they work - to cool me off.
They did such a good job that I started to envision a beautiful Merry Christmas card with perfectly cut wood as the backdrop.
It must have been the margarita(s) speaking to me. This was so clearly not a good idea.
So we just scrapped this photo op idea and moving things indoors.
I thought it would be equally as nice to have a beautiful Christmas photo in front of the crackling fireplace! But zero camera skills + fire + children = Pfffffftttttt
Nothing puts the Merry in Merry Christmas like that face:
When they finally gave me something good enough to work with:
I rewarded them with a photo shoot of their choosing:
May your bellies be full and your families close.