THEY CALL ME CUTIE. CUTIE PATOOTIE.

Every year as my mother gets out the Christmas decorations and begins the month-long process of setting up her tablescapes and her mantlescapes, we look forward to this adorable picture of ME making its appearance. “It’s just the cutest,” we say every year. I swear this happens.

Here’s a cute and vintage Santa Pic of my mother. And a Santa who looks like a candidate for removal from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.

And for those of you who don’t get the title reference, click here. You will forever be changed.