Dining, Friends, Holidays

Merry Christmas, Bon Nadal, Bones Festes

What a wonderful week of celebrating with friends and enjoying one feast after another. And...there is more to come on New Year's Eve. A week ago Saturday we went to Vilafranca for the Fira del Gall. You can read about our first visit to this event in my post here. We missed it last year… Continue reading Merry Christmas, Bon Nadal, Bones Festes

Community, Events, Fiesta

Christmas Lights in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Merry Christmas Eve! Happy Hanukkah! I hope that you are enjoying time with family and friends. Making new traditions. Treasuring old traditions. We are embracing new and old traditions. Maybe blending the two together. There are things I miss about being home in the States. However, I must say that I love the non-commercialism of… Continue reading Christmas Lights in Vilanova i la Geltrú

Events, Fiesta, Friends, Holidays

Let the Festivities Begin

Following our Thanksgiving feast, we headed straight into the Christmas festivities. It's funny but there is always such a debate in the United States about when it is too early to decorate for Christmas. Many people get quite upset if you even talk about decorating between Halloween and Thanksgiving. Of course, other countries don't have… Continue reading Let the Festivities Begin

Beach, Holidays, Home and Garden, Viladellops Village

Signs of Summer and Christmas

The coolness of Spring blew away on a warm breeze Monday. We've had warm sunny days but the Spring breeze still had a bite. Monday started our summer schedule of working in the morning and then beach time in the afternoon. Except in August when it is full on holiday time here in Spain and… Continue reading Signs of Summer and Christmas

Family, Fiesta, Friends, Holidays, Viladellops Village, Xan & Bob

Celebrating the holidays with friends

What a party we had celebrating the holidays this year. Following our hosting Thanksmas, we continued the celebration with our friends here in the village. Christmas Eve dinner was hosted by Gloria and Yuko at Yuko's home. A cozy dinner for six of us. Traditional Catalan and Japanese dishes were served along with lots of… Continue reading Celebrating the holidays with friends