Mr Greatnews and I are lucky in that both of our sets of parents live in the same city, making Christmas plans much easier to make. In previous years we’ve had pretty full-on schedules, going from breakfast with my parents, to lunch with Haydn’s parents (whether in Napier or Taupo, depending on who in my mother-in-law’s family were hosting Christmas) and then dinner at my parents. You basically had to roll us home, we were so full of rich Christmas food.
This year is much more chill, as my in-laws won’t be traveling and my Mum will be working the night shift at the hospital (thank you for all the work you do, Mum!). So without further ado, this is what a Greatnews Christmas looks like this year.
Midday-ish – Christmas lunch with the Newports, including my mother-in-law, father-in-law, brother-in-law and very soon to be sister-in-law
Evening – Casual impromptu dinner with my parents
Morning – Haydn and I exchange presents
Mid-morning – Heading round to the Newports for Christmas breakfast
Early afternoon – Food coma nap probably
Mid-afternoon – Heading to my parents to help with cooking
Evening – Christmas dinner with my Mum, Dad, older sister, brother-in-law, niece, nephew and husband
Unknown, but definitely happening at some point – Skyping my little sister in America, exchanging presents with my family
And that’s how our Christmas is looking! How’s your Christmas day schedule? Busy or fairly chill?
Lots of love (and a Merry Christmas Eve),
Mrs Greatnews xx