Exploring My Christmas : The First Day Of Christmas

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Winter break had just began and I could feel the adrenaline running through my veins. I was so excited for the trips I was going to go on. It was Monday, the first day of winter break, and my dad took my sister, Alex, and I down to Oceanside. We were headed to my grandma’s house, where my Tia Krissy and my cousins, Olivia and Cici, would be heading to as well. My older cousin, Julia was on her way from Carlsbad when we arrived to my grandma’s house. After we arrived, my grandma was pleased to see us and we gave her big hugs. The house smelt like she had been cooking. My grandma loves to cook. We had beans, rice, and tortilla chips, I love my grandma’s beans and rice, you can taste the love. The food was great, so I got a second serving.
After we ate, my grandma, grandpa, Alex and I said our goodbyes to my dad and he left to go back home, since we were going to Disneyland. We decided to watch TV in the living room until my tia and cousins got to the house. Shortly later, they arrived and we had time to catch up with each other. It was starting to get late, so we decided to go to bed at an earlier time since we had to wake up early in the morning.That night, I tossed and turned, I was too excited to sleep and before I knew it, it was morning and my Tia came in to wake us up around 5:30; we had to leave no later than 6:15 so we could beat any traffic. My Tia checked the weather and there was no sign of any rain, but we had a sweatshirt each, “Just in case,” she said. We all

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