It didn’t work out for my husband and I to spend Christmas this year with our kids and their families. But one of the great things about being retired is that we can come and go as we please (and as our budget allows). So we spent a little pre-Christmas with our daughter in Arkansas and we’ll get to spend post-Christmas with all of our kids due to some fancy budget hunting in Italy.
Our family Christmases look very different from the ones my parents pulled together for me and my siblings when we were young. For us, the adventure began on Christmas Eve when our parents tried their best to get us in bed at a respectable hour. Needless to say we all pretended sleep for hours in hopes that we could hurry the dawn of the next day… (To Read More Click Here)