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Nutcracker Love

“Growing up, I did ballet and I performed in The Nutcracker more times than I can remember. This was the year I was a candy cane and also the year before I discovered tweezers, apparently. The photographer insisted that I caress the nutcracker doll, resulting in this creepy, borderline objectophilic gem.”

(submitted by Cara)

Get Far, Far Away From Chewbacca

“Our family’s Christmas card. Most of the people at J.C. Penny ran screaming from the room.”

(via source)

How To Stay Ahead Of The Rumors

“My friend’s great-grandparents had such common last names, their wedding announcement needed a disclaimer.”

(via source)

You Can’t Handle The Truth

“Parents of a ten-year-old decided to be truthful about Santa.”

(via source)

Strange Vintage Christmas Cards

Thank you to Robert E. Jackson for passing along this Slate piece from Jon Feinstein, a Seattle- and New York City–based curator, co-founder of Humble Arts Foundation, and the...

Merry Christmas, Mom

“My daughter made this at school for me. I believe that the teacher made an epic fail when telling my daughter what words to hold up for the photo.”

(submitted by Julia)

A Thong For Christmas

“My cousin’s Christmas card from last year.”

(via source

The Plight Of The Youngest Child

“My buddy grew up with older sisters. Poor guy.”

(via source)

The F Word

“Set the camera on self timer to take a family picture. I told every to just be themselves. Baby boy stuck his fingers in his nose, older sister did her thing, and then the five year old held up her middle finger. Had no clue she did that until I was editing them. Asked her what it meant and she said ‘the f word.’ I asked her what the f word was. She whispered fat. I’m pretty sure I heard the hallelujah chorus that that was her ‘f word.'”

One Way To Dress For Your Birthday

“Celebrating my son’s first birthday…”

(via source)