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It’s Reindeer Season

Oh deer - Love this fun Christmas Card photo Shoot!

Every year our staff department takes Christmas card pictures to send out to our volunteers and the rest of the staff. Ever since I’ve been on the team, I’ve taken the role very seriously 😉 Our first year it was Ugly Christmas Sweaters, last year was Flannel Party, and this year it is – Antler people! Which is obviously adorable. I have also now taken over the role of scheduling the shoot, taking the photos, and creating the card since, according to the team, ” I am the blogger!” hehe.

So I made us leave work early to hike into the woods with antlers from my coworker’s dad (he’s a hunter) and we took a bunch of pictures. Don’t worry, there were several comments and even a couple poses influenced by Oak + Oats. They’ll be pretty pumped when they see that they made it to the blog 😉 This is what happens when your real life friends and acquaintances find out about your blog!

I think these pictures were too cute not to share and I just love how “Colorado-y” we are! Of course we all have puffy coats in different colors – this IS Colorado!

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Do you take Christmas photos with your staff? Do you take them with your family? Do you do themes? Schedule a shoot? Use a picture from vacation?

  • Jae

    This looked like a really fun shoot, Beth! You were in character! I doubt you had to make an effort trying to make it look fun; you’re a natural! 🙂

    • Oak & Oats

      HAHAH! Thanks so much!

  • Super fun photos! Love the antlers. We had a photo booth at our wedding and tossed a set in for people to use. They were a hit. So jealous that you guys already have snow. Up here in Toronto, we’re still quite green and mild.

    • Oak & Oats

      I love that! And yes, we have already had a couple snows! I love love love how pretty snow is!

  • So fun! I love the idea of a staff Christmas card!

    • Oak & Oats

      We love it too and usually go all out!

  • These photos are so, SO fun! I absolutely adore them!

  • Aww how cute!!

  • Dorothy

    Aww so cute and looks like you all had a blast. Thanks for sharing. Tis the season … Enjoy

    • Oak & Oats

      YAY! Of course! You as well!

  • To cute! Love the reindeer ones!

    • Oak & Oats

      It was really fun!

    • Oak & Oats

      Yes! They were so fun!

  • amy

    ahhhh these are so dang fun!
    i totally want to come during the snow too! hahhaha

    • Oak & Oats

      Please come in all the seasons Amy!