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Usually, by the middle of December I’m scrambling to organize family photos for my crew.  After busy season and spending months taking photos of everyone else’s family, I realize I need some of my own.  Plumber with a leaky faucet and all that.  This year was different.  This year I realized midway through the year that Ty will likely graduate next fall.  That fact hit me like a ton of bricks.  He could go away to college.  He could move out.  I won’t have a say in when he comes home to visit.  This could be our last holiday season with all 4 kids under one roof.  BRICK.  WALL.  How did this happen?  Why did it go so fast?  In my mind, he’s still 6 years old.  But he’s not, he’s 17.5 and about to venture out on his own pretty soon.  So yeah, I planned ahead this year and organized both our Christmas Tree Farm session and this session with Tara at Life is Sweet Photo Boutique.  Man, she made us look good!  I’m so beyond thrilled with our photos, these are just a few of them and I couldn’t be any happier.  She captured my family perfectly!  I’ve already printed them and plastered them across our house!  Tara, thank you so much for these, they are just precious to me and you did amazing at capturing this time in our lives!!

Edited to add:  A HUGE thank you to Katie of Modern Muse for doing my makeup.  She’s amazing and I highly recommend hiring her if you are investing in family photos – she’s worth every penny to help you feel beautiful in front of the camera!!