Don’t kid yourself. This might be a “merry and bright” time of year, but it’s also the time of year when you spend hundreds of dollars on lawn and house holiday lights to outdo your neighbors, cut in line at the Target register and lick about a hundred envelopes. Oh, you thought the family holiday card was safe? WRONG. Photoshop-friendly photogs are a dime a dozen these days — consider the ante officially UPPED. So, because we know what we’re talking about, and we’re awesome at cards, we’ve compiled a guide of what NOT to do to help you take the perfect year-end family shot.