Party Pointer: Christmas Photos Not to Miss

It can be so frustrating after Christmas to realize that you forgot to take some of the photographs you meant to get. During the holidays, we are all so busy and stopping to capture certain special moments may not always be on your mind.  But if you print out and keep this list of Christmas photos not to miss with you on the kitchen counter or in your purse, you are less likely to forget to take these special pictures.

Before Christmas:
• Your family members putting up Christmas decorations inside and outside
• Your front porch with decorations and close-ups of any special decorations
• Your Christmas wreath on the front door and close-ups of any special decorations/bow
• Your yard decorations at night if they include lighting
• Your foyer and close-ups of any special decorations
• Your living room and close-ups of any special decorations
• Your family room and close-ups of any special decorations
• Your dining room and close-ups of any special decorations
• Your kitchen and close-ups of any special decorations
• Your stairway(s) and close-ups of any special decorations
• Any other space in your home you decorate
• Your yard after a snowfall
• Your family members suiting up in boots, hats, gloves and scarves to play in the snow
• Your family members building snowmen, having snowball fights, making snow angels or skating
• Your family members dressed up in matching t-shirts or sweatshirts, pajamas, Santa or elf hats, reindeer antlers or other holiday outfits
• Your family members dressed up in holiday finery up to go to an event
• Your family members dressed up in holiday costumes for plays/pageants
• Your family members opening the family Advent calendar
• Your family members wrapping gifts
• Your family members reading Christmas stories together
• Your family members watching Christmas movies together
• Your family members writing and/or opening Christmas cards
• Your family members baking or decorating holiday foods
• Your family members decorating your Christmas tree
• Your decorated Christmas tree and close-ups of special tree decorations
• Your family members putting up their stockings and close-ups of the stockings
• Your family members participating in any special Christmas Eve activities (going to church together, having friends over for an open house, Santa’s milk and cookies, children asleep waiting for Santa, etc.)
On Christmas Day:
• Your lighted Christmas tree with gifts underneath and filled stockings
• Your family members entering the room with your Christmas tree and gifts
• Your family members opening their gifts
• Your family members trying out their new gifts
• Your family pets with any new toys or in holiday finery
• Your family members opening their stockings
• Your family members preparing and enjoying Christmas breakfast
• Your family members preparing and enjoying Christmas lunch/dinner
• Your extended family members and friends with whom

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