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Prince William and Kate Middleton Just Released Their Family Christmas Card Photo

Frankie Fouganthin

Christmas is in full swing in the households of our favorite royals!

Just a few days after the palaces, Buckingham and Kensington, unveiled their massive Christmas trees and festive decorations, some of the royals are now sharing their Christmas photos.

Not only did Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first official Christmas card photo get posted on social media, Kensington Palace also released Prince William and Kate Middleton's family holiday portraits.

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The family's latest photo is as adorable as we've come to expect, but unlike some of their previous portraits, they have taken a more casual approach when picking out their outfits and setting this time.

In the photo taken by Matt Porteous, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are sporting jeans while sitting on a tree in the grounds of their home, Anmer Hall.

Standing next to them are their eldest children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, who are also decked out in casual outdoor attire. George shows his playful side by leaning on his father and standing on one leg, while his sister, whose charisma is often compared to the late Princess Diana's, takes up the center of the shot.

As for the youngest and rarely photographed Cambridge, Prince Louis, he is all smiles while being held in his mother's arms.

William and Kate still have a few more official duties to fulfill in the coming days before they can finally take a break for the holidays.

The Cambridges will then be dividing their time between the Queen's Sandringham home and the Middleton Bucklebury manor, where Kate's parents live.

Kate's mother, Carole Middleton, recently revealed that her grandchildren will each have a tree in their room "so that they can decorate it themselves."

At Sandringham House, they will be joining Harry, Meghan, and other immediate members of the royal family for a public walkabout after the morning church service on Christmas Day.

The family will spend quality time together on Chirstmas Eve, during which they partake in a special afternoon tea, decorate the tree, open presents, including gag gifts, and attend a black-tie dinner.

The formal dinner involves "something festive, some game, like pheasant or venison, and roasted wintery vegetables, like parsnips," according to former royal chef Darren McGrady. They also get to enjoy Dubonnet and gin cocktails, as well as cherry brandy and cider made on the estate.

Sounds like it's going to be a very busy but special Christmastime for the family. We can't wait to see more adorable photographs of their celebrations.

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