Above is a photo of our Christmas tree this year, in the dining room, taken with my new Canon EOS Rebel T3
Hard to believe that Christmas has come and gone and we’re off to the start of a new year. The kids and I are looking forward to New Year’s Eve this year. We’re spending it at my aunt’s house, surrounded by family and friends. Being Italian, we’re going to have plenty of food on hand for everyone to enjoy.
I think one of the things I’m looking most forward to are the fun traditions we have, like making noise at midnight by banging on pots and pans. We eat 12 grapes and take the biggest bills we can find and shake our money at the moon. The kids will be experiencing this for the first time here in North Carolina. Holidays here actually feel like holidays, the weather is a little cooler and we can appreciate the change of seasons.
This will be the first year that the kids can actually go outside and enjoy these traditions. Back in Miami, it just wasn’t safe to go outside because people would shoot guns in the air and I was seriously concerned someone would get hurt. One year a bullet came down and lodged in my neighbors carport. I’m so thrilled not to have to deal with that anymore.
I hope your new year will be filled with love and new adventures!