i'll be home for christmas. literally.

So I've had a half written post stuck in my drafts for days. 
This is still not it. 

But this IS my I'm-so-excited-to-go-home-and-see-my-family-for-the-first-Christmas-in-two-years post. 

See this house? 
This is gonna be what it looks like when I get in tomorrow night.


Isn't it adorable?
I love this place. I can't wait to play my piano, sit on the couch in a blanket with my sister, talk about books with my baby brother, sit on the floor of the kitchen and talk to my mom as she cooks (-- or maybe help her cook :P), and to watch football with my dad, and to talk to my little brother on the phone in Nicaragua!
Also, to see New England snow again. I haven't seen real snow in nearly two years! That's crazy business!

But I will say, I'm going to miss Pat an awful lot. I know it sounds silly, but we spend very few days apart and this is the time you're supposed to be with your loved ones -- and he's for sure my loved one. I wish he was coming with me. But I know it's just a few days and we'll soon be together again. I love that guy. 
(And hopefully I can teach him how to Skype so we can talk face to face on Christmas Day!) 
Plus, I bought him Nerf guns (among some other things) and I cannot wait to play with them. They have glow i the dark suction darts!

Also--check this out: 
tiny me opening presents.
Or I really should say: tiny me playing with wrapping paper. 
That's still what my hair looks like when I wake up on Christmas day.

I hope your days leading up to Christmas are treating you well. 
I love you all lots. Sincerely. 

warmest christmas wishes,

5 comments

  1. what a beautiful new england picturesque home. enjoy your time with family and chatting with your brother. merry christmas to the boltons.

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  2. you are adorable. and I'm wicked jealous you're in my favorite place!

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  3. I miss your house. Nearly as much as I miss mine. And I miss your family. I hope Christmas was super fun for you. :) And thanks for texting me on Christmas. That was fun.

    Also, it's not silly to miss Pat; I'd probably be concerned if you didn't. ;)

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  4. I live to read you blog... just so you know. (Really I live to see your face and hear your laugh but those have been sadly out of reach for far too long!)

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  5. I want to visit your house when it's snowing. It looks beautiful! Hope you had a great time at home :)

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