This year's Christmas is a little different for us.
Can you spot the difference?
|Left-his, Right, hers. (Please note the sizes of American coffee vs. South Africa)|
My husband is in Cape Town, and I am here in Chicago. He is in his final year of business school and has a nice long holiday break, so we made the decision to spend the holidays apart. We happen to have families that are a little bit spread out, so it is something that we have to deal with. I am blessed to have amazing in-laws and
I was keeping myself pretty busy with work and friends last week, but yesterday I really started to miss him. The house is a bit quiet and I miss having someone to come home to. Right now I am coming home to Pretty Little Liars and a blanket on the couch.
Here is a flash down memory lane.
|Christmas Break, 2006|
|Christmas Day, 2006 (I got food poisoning about 5 hours after this photo on the plane ride home)|
|Christmas Day, 2007|
|Christmas Break, 2007|
Last year was an incredible experience- we went to Mauritius for the holidays with my in-laws and all stayed in a villa together!
|Christmas Eve Dinner, 2012|
|Christmas Holiday, 2012|
Clearly, we've had some amazing holiday seasons together, and I look forward to many more in the years ahead. Although I wish we were together, I have to remember that this special time happens once a year, so I have LOTS to look forward to.
Are you traveling this holiday season? Where to? I am headed to Maine to visit my family on Tuesday morning!