Whew! What a crazy holiday week. I hope your feasts came out flawlessly. Even if it didn’t, at least you can know you’re in good company. So many things went wrong and so many things went right this Christmas for me. The day before Christmas Eve was a disaster– and it just so happened to be the day I did the most of my holiday prep. My candy thermometer decided to die on me, so caramels didn’t happen. Our washing machine also broke that day. And worst of all, Tony had an intense gallbladder attack that sent us to the E.R. in the middle of the night. He’s doing much better now and scheduled for surgery to remove the his gallbladder soon.
All this craziness lead to hastily made tamales, which were not our best work, and me forgetting my super important blogging notebook, which contains all of my tested recipe information, before we headed to my mom’s house. Thus the absence of our last 2 blog posts.
But let me set aside this sob story as quick as I can because we had a fantastic Christmas. I love giving gifts and seeing the joy that I can give to someone with a simple gift is soooo gratifying. Not only that, but we have been blown away by the generosity of our family this year. Like, seriously, I’m tearing up just thinking about it. Not to mention, the energy was just awesome. We have witnessed so much love (haha) and good vibes this holiday, I’m super grateful.