Kristie has thrown a few surprise parties for James.
James is not big surprises, though.
And especially with BIG trips, we feel that planning maximizes FUN.
So our two-month-planned, three-day-long surprise trip to see our family at Christmas and New Years was certainly a change for us.
But we snuck our way home,
In time for making cookies for Santa,
Opening presents with family
(as we fought jet lag),
Making a gingerbread birthday cookie for Jesus,
And just enjoying a little climate controlled, American relaxation.