Wednesday, January 5, 2011

"BIG" Family Picture

We had our family pictures done on the 20th of December. All 45 of us in one shot! The photographer did such an amazing job. My parents gave us all sittings for our families and children for Christmas. All in a few hours this photographer took all 9 families and individual pictures, plus this big picture. She did a great job, and I love that it was taken in the "jungles" at my parents. I grew up in those trees. I'm grateful that we have this picture. In my parent's last Stake Conference my dad spoke on the importance of taking pictures of the ones you love. So that you have evidence of the wonderful lives we have and the love that we share. We were very grateful at the time of Grace's passing that we had so many great pictures of her. I have loved that advice and I hope my kids can handle saying "cheese" a lot. I will post our family picture as soon as we get them back. What an amazing sight! What a blessing an Eternal Family is!

9 comments:

Nat said...

Oh Ruth! I love this! What a tribute! Thanks for sharing, what an accomplishment! No one looks like they're making a goofy face or anything! So perfect!

Cheryl said...

What a great picture of your family!! I love the BIG family pics, they are always so fun!! You have such a cute family! :)

Tiffany said...

Love it :) Cant wait to see your little fams picture

Jobi Niu said...

Um..couldn't miss you more. You look stunning in this big picture!! Like for real girl. Lovin your hair too. Your family is just so dang cute. Hope you're doing well. Love ya!

Marion said...

My mom would die for a family picture like this. I love it!

Meghan said...

What an amazing picture! And is it me, or is your little baby girl looking STRAIGHT at the camera and smiling too? How often does that happen? For me, NEVER!

Jen said...

Wow! What a great picture. Everyone looks amazing. My mom is wanting family pictures done. Who took your pictures?

Brad & Janette Bowen said...

What a great picture! You have the best family!

MStevenson said...

So beautiful! Amazing picture and duh, one amazing family! You all look so cute and it's so fun to see the whole familiy! Seeing those trees makes me miss your house too.

Yah, all the kids have smiles..that is a huge accomplishment!