OK kids here it is.... the EASIEST way to resize pictures quickly
go to THIS LINK
and download Microsoft Image Resizer
This PowerToy enables you to resize one or many image files. When resizing you can choose from one of four standard sizes or choose a size that you specify. You can also choose to resize the original image or create a new one. Right click any image(s) and select 'Resize Pictures' in the context menu.
pic small, it resizes the photos perfectly for here