Happy Holidays with Minted Photo Op


This photo shoot was in partnership with Minted, a company our family loves and have ordered holiday cards from for years. I only share about companies I think you will love as much as I do, and I truly believe Minted is one of them. All photography by Jennifer Calderon.

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Christmas season is my favorite holiday of the whole year! Growing up, we always decorated every inch of our home and our family hosted an open house for all our friends on Christmas afternoon. It’s one of my fondest memories of the holiday season. Christmas, for our family, is a time when find ways to serve those around us in our community, enjoy a holiday dinner with good friends and spend lots of time with family. This year, our home was selected for our cities Holiday Home Tour, so we’ll be getting ready for that as well.

While I love Christmas and decorating our home, the arrival of Holiday cards in my mailbox is something I look forward to all year. We even find ways to hang each card in our home as they arrive and, often times, you’ll see them up all year round as a reminder to pray for our friends and family throughout the year. Each year I look forward to our family photos and scrolling through pages and pages of Minted’s beautiful holiday cards to select just the right one to send to all our family and friends.

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This year Minted made getting ready for the holidays so easy and convenient with their brand new Minted Photo Op program. What is that you ask?! Well, this program is designed to make Mom’s look like a superhero and help you get your family photos and holiday cards out quicker and easier than ever before.

Minted has done the work for you and vetted photographers that they will partner you with to take your holiday photos. You simply click HERE, answer all the questions about your style, preferences and location where you’d like to shoot (I recommend clicking “Neighborhood Stroll” for a spot in your local area) and they will partner you with a great photographer. The mini session is 30 minutes long and you receive 10 edited high res images and up to 150 unedited. Get this…. all for $100!!!!! You guys, this is a deal you can’t pass up on!

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Your photos will arrive to your inbox within 2-3 days and the amazing stylists at Minted will show you holiday card recommendations with your photos in them. Pick your favorite and click or order, or browse from the many gorgeous holiday cards Minted has to offer. With the holidays around the corner, it’s not too late to take advantage of Minted’s great Photo Op program and have your holiday photos and cards done with the how easy Minted has made the whole process for us.

For Black Friday Minted is offering Up to 20% OFF Holiday Card orders with code BF2017

Didn’t our family photos come out amazing?!! I have no idea how I’m going to choose my favorite for our Christmas cards.

xo, Alissa


please note that the Minted Photo Op program is only available in select cities: San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles / Orange County, and the New York Tri-State Area