Marvelous Monday: Heavenly Holiday Recap

29 Dec

Hi guys! I know I’ve been absent this past week or so but as I’m sure you guys understand, the holidays have been crazy! There has been zero time to do anything (you know, clean, cook, etc) especially for sitting down to write. Since there is so much to recap, I’m going to do this as a semi-wordless post with a few details thrown in so you guys can kind of visually experience my hectic holidays because pictures speak much louder than words.

Link it up!

Link it up!

Our Christmas party was so much fun and I feel like these pictures definitely tell that story pretty well.

I'm so glad we took pics like this because we usually forget

I’m so glad we took pics like this because we usually forget

This picture captures us perfectly. This is everything.

This picture captures us perfectly. This is everything.

We obviously moved the party over to the Diamond later in the evening.

We obviously moved the party over to the Diamond later in the evening.

These things happen sometimes ;)

These things happen sometimes 😉

The very next day, we traveled to Rhode Island to celebrate Hanukkah and it was so great to visit with Dan’s family and eat some of my favorite foods, including brisket and ALL the cheese.

That brie was amazing and the other cheese was a cranberry cheese from Trader Joes which was terrific.

That brie was amazing and the other cheese was a cranberry cheese from Trader Joes which was terrific.

Dan's mom's crab dip is always a favorite. It disappears so quickly!

Dan’s mom’s crab dip is always a favorite. It disappears so quickly!

Dan's cousin Ashley's guac was AMAZING. I think I ate half of that bowl ;)

Dan’s cousin Ashley’s guac was AMAZING. I think I ate half of that bowl 😉

Brisket and latkes.. Hanukkah is the best!

Brisket and latkes.. Hanukkah is the best!

I finally got the chance to meet Dan's cousin Jill's adorable cat Franklin :)

I finally got the chance to meet Dan’s cousin Jill’s adorable cat Franklin 🙂

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day were quite hectic but we were able to spend time with so many wonderful people that it was all worth it.

Obligatory Christmas Eve selfie. Ps. That is a Lia Sophia necklace and one of my favorites!

Obligatory Christmas Eve selfie. Ps. That is a Lia Sophia necklace and one of my favorites!

My mom makes the best bloody marys ever!

My mom makes the best bloody marys ever!

A fabulous Christmas lunch of beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes, carrots, green bean casserole, and the ever present potato roll at Grandma's

A fabulous Christmas lunch of beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes, carrots, green bean casserole, and the ever present potato roll at Grandma’s

Dan and his adorable niece. She was so smiley!

Dan and his adorable niece. She was so smiley!

To end Christmas weekend, we took my Dad to the UConn vs. Central basketball game as his Christmas present. We also had lunch at Bear’s before and to say that was amazing kind of goes without saying at this point 😉

More brisket (duh), mac and cheese, and mashed sweet potato... the best ever

More brisket (duh), mac and cheese, and mashed sweet potato… the best ever

I'm so glad they won and we had so much fun!

I’m so glad they won and we had so much fun!

All in all it was a holiday season to remember and I am lucky that I get to share these memories with you guys. I hope you all enjoyed just as much as I did!

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