Saturday, November 30, 2013

Turkey Day 2013

Every Thanksgiving we travel to my sister's house in North Carolina and I pack my camera to capture our holiday together. I love looking back at past Thanksgivings to see how big the boys have grown, and how much better my photography has hopefully become. Here are some photos from Thanksgiving 2010Thanksgiving 2011Thanksgiving 2012.

My brother-in-law loves to cook as much as I love to take photos. The kitchen is his camera and we are all his subjects as he prepares a well planned and delicious meal. My mom makes homemade dinner rolls, sweet potatoes and desserts (a pumpkin cheesecake roll that even Brian will have a second slice of). After days of eating, shopping, playing endless hours of Monopoly and eating some more, I am exhausted and could hibernate through Christmas. The boys however, their energy is limitless and they seem to thrive on little sleep and games of baseball and tackle football that no thirty degree weather will hold them prisoner indoors. 

To say I adore my nephews is an understatement; they are the reasons why I had children. However to Cole, his cousins are better than Santa and Derek Jeter, better than a Toys R Us shopping spree or a pool size ice cream sundae. He cried when we drove away today, and my nephews were teary too. This is the real reason why I take photos at Thanksgiving, because their bond is something that only a photo can attempt to put into words and it is something I always want to remember.

This Thanksgiving and every day I am so thankful for my family. I hope my photos say that too.  

Love & Light,

1 comment :

  1. I loved the pictures. What fun! Such sweet memories. Chris