Sunday, January 15, 2012

the much-overdue christmas post

Given it's 15 days into the new year, I figured it's about time I give a recap of our Christmas with Jon's family.

It's Polish tradition to have a meatless Christmas eve. Since several of us 'kids' don't like fish, the family has catered to our needs with french fries, macaroni and cheese, pierogies, etc. We have a feast (followed by a 2nd feast of dessert) then exchange gifts. It's always really fun and Jon's family is priceless.


Kelly & Marc
Do you notice a similarity in the brothers' expressions?
Typically, since my family celebrates Christmas early, we spend Christmas day in Youngstown with the Puerto Rican side of Jon's family. They are hilarious and I love being exposed to a different take on Christmas dinner--pork, rice and beans, plantains, etc. I'm particularly fond of plantains.


This Christmas was definitely a memorable one. We are so blessed to be surrounded by our families and friends and are very aware of how loving they've been to us over the past several years.

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