Awkward Family Holiday Photos
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From the authors of the New York Times bestsellers Awkward Family Photos and Awkward Family Pet Photos comes a celebration of those special times throughout the year when our families embarrass us the most . . . the holidays.
Holidays. They’re those momentous occasions when we gather with family to eat, drink, celebrate, and, of course, pose for photographs. From Mom’s homemade Halloween costumes to re-creating a Nativity scene for the Christmas card to that overly patriotic uncle who literally wears the flag on the Fourth, holidays make for humiliating memories that we carry in our hearts for years to come. Whether your family loves Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, July Fourth, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hanukkah, this book pays homage to all of the holidays’ most uncomfortable moments.
for your close-up. DOUBLE VISION She’s always the first thing on her mind. ROLE MODEL Why be exactly like her someday when you can be exactly like her today? SUPERSTARS Whether they’re vogueing, jazz-handing, or leading the pack, nothing is fiercer than the mother-daughter combo. SLINKY Mom’s there for our first steps. JERSEY GIRLS She’s your biggest fan and also a fan of your biggest rival. MOM-FU She’s the first one to come to our defense. MOTHER Wearing the pants only gets you so
looked forward to spending time with Grandma. WHAT ABOUT GRANDMA? Left out, but never forgotten. HARD TO HANDLE The true pleasure of grandparenthood is knowing that, at the end of the day, the kids go home. WIPEOUT Correction. Wiped out. JARHEADS They were lured in by hard candies. MIRACLE WIPE That’s how they did it in the old days. ON THEIR WATCH Our kids are our everything, so when we turn them over to Grandma and Grandpa, it’s nice to know they’re in good hands. GRANNY GET YOUR
money on costumes that “you only wear once.” So, she tied trash bags to my brother and me and stuffed them with newspaper, smeared brown eye shadow on our faces, and pasted big signs on our chests that said TRASH. Michelle McCordsville, Indiana My loving mother (the one on the sled) thought it would be wonderful if we all wore our ballerina pig costumes that she had hand-made for us. My sister, Samantha (in front), and I were firmly instructed to look as though we were having a jolly good time
this book, we celebrate the holidays and the awkwardness that bonds us together—matching sweaters and all. From the time we launched AwkwardFamilyPhotos.com back in May 2009, holiday photos have always been among the most popular and most shared. While we included a holiday chapter in the first Awkward Family Photos book in April 2010, it only scratched the surface. What about the photos of kids being stuffed into pumpkins, depressed Easter bunnies, and families receiving the ultimate Christmas
the rest of my family and friends, whose unwavering support for a guy who posts wacky photos every day means more to me than you’ll ever know. And finally, to Kenny and Selma Furst—my grandparents, my friends, my teachers, and the most amazing people I know. DOUG CHERNACK WOULD LIKE TO THANK: My wife, Amy, for her love, encouragement, and insistence on still dressing our family in matching outfits for our annual holiday card. My children, Ravi and Violet, for making every day special and for