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An accurate reenactment of what it’s like in our house during winter

(thanks, Katherine)

Customized, hand-sewn stockings

One of my mom’s best friends made stockings for all three of us to match the stockings that she had made for me and my siblings in childhood. They’re totally over the top, made from felt and thousands of hand-stitched sequins, and they stick out from the fireplace like a bright neon sign that says [...]


We took about twenty shots during this shoot, and this was the only one where Jon’s reflection in the ornament didn’t make him look like he was grabbing his crotch.

Weight of the world

Tiny branches on the tree out front holding a half a foot of snow.


“I actually had a teenager laugh at me today because I had a visible panty line.” “Did you punch them in the face?” “I was all, dude, I’m a MOM. We’re required to have one.”