Almost every December I threaten to scrap all of the Christmas baking, decorating, shopping, wrapping, etc. and take a nice family vacation somewhere warm instead. My kids are in their 20s, so this isn’t really as horrible as it sounds. In fact, they’ve been warming to the idea ever since I talked them into having Thanksgiving in Costa Rica a few years ago. It was heavenly, and I cooked a turkey breast for dinner when we got back. No worries 🙂
As much as I love the thought of escaping to somewhere warm right now, it’s not going to happen again this year. Instead, I’m stocking up on fresh Hass avocados. I know that sounds a little bit crazy, but avocados just put me in a warm weather frame of mind. And they’re quite a bit less expensive than airfare.