Photo via Raphael Vicenzi
The most exciting time of the year is upon us again. Have you guys prepped for the holidays yet? I am currently sitting beside my holiday tree while I’m bingewatching holiday DIYs on Youtube and needlessly pinning holiday ideas in Pinterest. Calm and chill as the season, but deep inside I swear I couldn’t contain my childish excitement for Christmas.
Truth is, my family has never been into the holidays as much as this year, after such a long time. I always hated this because I’m a huge Christmas person. Christmas to me meant trees, decor, shopping, gift wrapping and parties. However, as a new family in an unfamiliar city, I could understand how the holidays weren’t really a priority. My brother and I had to get jobs and we needed to afford a place to stay. We simply had to make ends meet and year after year, it has been quite a struggle. [Read more…]