|Christmas party with good friends.|
Merriam – Webster Definition
|Chopsticks happen to make perfect supports while the icing is drying.|
|Mr. Clever Monkey mug was also quite helpful in the initial building stages.|
|Everything is assembled, it is time to decorate!|
Sharing a tradition I love with people that I care about is one of the best I keep away the homesick blues and bring on the Christmas cheer!
|Ready for this candy-filled experience!|
|“I need to taste test this one, just to make sure it’s not poisoned,” he thought to himself (in Korean of course).|
|You can’t see me!!|
For a Korean Christmas, good friends are equally important. While Christmas is generally a family holiday back in the States, in Korea the term “family” must extend to friends as well.
|Hayley cooking up some Christmas Eve grub.|
|“There is a bug, it was not invited to Christmas…….kill it!!!!!”|
|I caught Hayley’s inner Grinch on film. Thankfully, after the wine, Christmas music, and delicious food her inner scrooge was eventually mollified.|
|Nothing quite like a little Air Mail Par avion for Christmas 🙂|
|Hayley makes wonderful mashed potatoes, if I ate potatoes I think hers would be my favorite.|
|Cooking up a storm in the tiny kitchen that barely fits one person.|
Christmas morning is not complete without a wealth of delicious food and the opening of many presents. Although Kaitlyn made out like a queen, the rest of us received lovely gifts as well.
|Kaitlyn and I decided that modeling our awesome gifts from Hayley was necessary.|
|Sara felt left out and decided to join in the fun. I think we could be the new advertisement for gmarket, right?|
Christmas afternoon found me playing an epic game of SPOONS (markers in this case) with some more lovely friends 🙂
Spending time with Family and friends for Christmas is of the utmost importance in maintaining ones sanity and Christmas spirit, but there is something is of equal importance………….
GOOD FOOD…………….. and LOTS OF IT!!!!!!!
|Christmas Eve Hors d’oeuvres|
|Delightful Christmas Eve Dinner|
|Scrumptious Christmas breakfast|
|Delicious Christmas lunch|
|So much COFFEE!!!!|
My Favorite Present:
|Hayley then held up her pair and rolled her eyes at me, “oh, oops, I guess a teddy bear makes more sense since we’re in Korea.”|
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!
“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home.”