Christmas Eve in the Mountains

It's our family tradition that we have to do a goofy one. This might not seem like a big deal, but if you knew my grandpa (the one still smiling) then you'd know it was a big deal

The crew <3

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Ugh he melts my heart

~ Skirt: Loft (similar here and here)  /  Turtleneck: H&M (love this bodysuit too)  /  Shoes: Stuart Weitzman (my first pair and they are my prized possession- similar booties here)  / Tights: H&M ~

Should we just rename this blog to procrastinator central? How is it almost February?! Well, brace yourself because there's about 4 posts coming from Christmas that I'm just getting around to but I still have to share because I got to pull out my sweaters, boots, and scarves for four days so naturally I have to share them all. 

Ryan and I were with my family for Christmas this year (the dreaded split holidays- can't everyone just be everywhere at once?) and we went to my grandparents house in Asheville, NC. Guys, I can't say enough about Asheville- it's one of my favorite places in the entire world. 

Anyway, our Christmas tradition is that we dress up (definitely took Ryan some getting used to. His favorite question, "What do you mean I have to wear a coat and tie? We don't go anywhere!") and we do turkey and so many sides. After dinner, we all sit around the tree and open presents and then Santa comes and we do his presents the following morning. 

Disclaimer: My mom sometimes reads this blog and she says, "If you don't believe, you don't receive" and you definitely want to receive from Santa so yes Santa comes the night of the 24th.

In regards to the outfit, I love dressing up for Christmas because I feel like I get to be festive. I went with muted colors this year but this is one of my favorite skirts and I love pulling out the Weitzmans :) 

the out-law,

christine