Holiday Card Dilemma.

For each of my 11 married years,  I’ve sent out your standard Christmas cards. The ones you find at Hallmark and Target and Borders. And I like them.

But now that we’re a “family” and not just a married couple, I thought we should create a photo card, like all the other happy families do. Right? Right.

I even dragged my husband and baby to Sears to have the formal family holiday portrait taken (yes, I’m making myself barf from the saccharine too). Would someone remind me not to do that again? It was a nightmare.

But that’s a story for another post.

At the end of the day, we came away with two pretty decent pictures. Pictures I fully intended to use on our holiday card.

This family portrait:

And this picture of Tori dressed in her Christmas finery:
 But yesterday, we were checking out the downtown Christmas decorations and snapped this picture:
Pretty adorable, right? And just begging for the caption, “Yes, Victoria, there is a Santa Claus.”
So now I’m torn. Cheesy family portrait or this more creative option? I don’t know what to do, and I have to decide fast. So I’m asking you, Internet. Which would you choose?

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