Wednesday, December 17, 2008
Every year growing up my Grandma would send our family a large box of grapefruit at Christmastime. Yes, grapefruit. And we all loved it. It has slowly become a favorite tradition that none of us can imagine foregoing. Ryan was introduced to it the first time he went to NJ for Christmas, and he fell in love with it as well (though he eats it with sugar, which I'm fairly certain none of us Laytons do). After we were married we spent our first Christmas in New Mexico, but we still found some grapefruit to buy because we couldn't have the holidays without it! Over the past few years we've made very certain that my parents promised to continue the grapefruit tradition, and sure enough, we just received our box of grapefruit. They even ordered us some "santa bowls" and grapefruit spoons along with the fruit. So over the next few days we'll be enjoying some delicious Texas grapefruit. Hooray!
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Hooray for our parents! Hooray for grapefruit! Hooray for Texas!
Ah, the lovely sweet tangy-ness of it all...
I'll second that hooray for Texas! What a fun tradition.
Well, Gareth is allowed to stay in the family. He loves the grapefruit (with and without added sugar)!
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