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How does the Adventure Continue?

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Christmas already seems like such a long time ago…

Our whirlwind Christmas through the snow in Boise is much more than a collection of photos, there are many life-long memories that will give us stories to tell forever. But it seems like such an age ago…

Our Christmas Dinner in Los Angeles International Airport with special dessert of an ice cream sundae was different (to say the least) and will be something that we hopefully never try again! Oh how long ago it feels…

And I must say this year of traversing the globe leaves me with a distaste for airplane food and a crink in my back from lack of airplane comfort. But now that time has passed, were the 12 hour flights truly so unbearable?

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Sad Times Shared = Good Times

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Leaving the US was a little tough for us. We spent some amazing times as a family trekking across many of the Mainland States. And we met some amazing people who became eternal friends. It’s no surprise that we were a little sad to leave to come home.

But let me back up a little first and explain why we had to leave on Christmas Day.

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Christmas at The Carlson’s


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The Perfect Christmas Gift is…….

kathy-in-the-snowFriendship!

I know we all have friends but the definition of friendship has taken on a new meaning for us this year.

When you leave home and everything you know and move half way across the world to a country where you know 3 people, friendship takes on a whole new meaning.

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The Perfect Christmas Gift

kathy-in-the-snowI know, I know, its not even Christmas Day yet and I am talking about presents but I have had the best Christmas gift given to me!

You know every year I rack my brain trying to come up with the perfect Christmas gifts for everyone. My primary love laungage is gift giving so its important to me to put lots of thought into presents and make people feel special, but I have to say that this gift is not one I have thought of giving. Obviously I love getting gifts too but I get so much more enjoyment out of giving.

So this gift I have been given has really hit a special spot in my heart this year and you know, its one of those gifts that I will keep for many (many) years to come.
We were a little worried about Christmas this year as we are travelling back to NZ and our bags are already full but this gift is the perfect size and wont cause us any excess baggage!
Its one of those gifts that when you are given it, it almost takes your breath away and you are left speechless, wondering what on earth you did to recieve such a gift!
I know I am building this up but its definitely worth the build up, you are not given gifts like this every day and when you are you, you need to make special mention of it!
So who gave me this gift and what is it?

I’ll let you know tomorrow!

Frosty

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The Christmas Tree

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Gingerbread Houses

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Dumb rules lead to dumb behaviour… and now we’re guilty as well

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When you travel on planes with others you get to see a different side of human nature. I find it interesting as I often like to make observations about people… call it a strange obsession, but humans are interesting beasts and we can learn a lot by observing them.

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Farewell Florida

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