inside homes, people are listening to carols, baking sweet cookies, and decorating trees. secretly when no one is around, they are taking their shopping bags down from their closets and beginning to wrap presents.
despite the craziness, this is my absolute favorite time of the year. there's something in the air that makes december stand out from every other month. curling up in a blanket, drinking hot tea, and watching christmas movies with friends after a day of shopping for the perfect gifts, is one of my favorite things to do around the holidays.