Growing up on the East Coast, I expected snow as soon as we flipped the calendar to December. There were a handful of occasions that the snow didn’t arrive until after Christmas but for the most part, snow was a big part of my life.
Now that I live out here on the West Coast, winter is a bit different. I’d be lying if I said that the holidays were the same for me – there’s just something not right about Christmas lights on cactus and palm trees. Between the lack of snow and