This is the first holiday season I’m spending in my own home since I moved away from my parent’s house at 18 years old. I can’t believe we’re not obligated to truck across the country on a cramped Continental flight, or that we’re opening our home to friends and family, instead of the other way around. I’m giddy.
We’re hosting Hanukkah dinner tonight — I’m making the latkes with a recipe from Smitten Kitchen. G’s best little buddy is coming over with her family, and I plan to take some choice photos of the two of them unwrapping their presents… just some wrapped up empty boxes, because to to the under 1 set, unwrapping gifts is even more fun than the gift itself. (Babies sure do know how to appreciate the little things). Continue reading