This week’s Photo Friday post features a photo of our then 3-year-old Devon taking in the sunset in Mexico on Christmas day. Like everything in life, vacationing during the holidays is a trade-off. During this time of year you overpay for rooms and flights, quite possibly experience some sort of travel hassle, and it is more work to transport gifts — but once you arrive, the joys of being in a wonderful destination set in, and you aren’t caught in the seemingly endless cycles of cooking and cleaning experienced when the holidays are at home.
We stayed home this year and I have to say — despite being exhausted with all the logistics, it was relaxing, cozy, and fun. Although on this “day after” — I’m looking at the holiday carnage and dreaming of that beach in Mexico …
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