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right this second…

I could not be happier:
to be leaving the snow.

don’t get me wrong, I think it’s really pretty and I love the blanket of powder that it’s left outside today, but…. I am SO happy to be traveling somewhere tropical. I’m leaving early tomorrow morning for the Philippines and so so excited. still hanging on to a cough that has left me a little hoarse, but I’m feeling a LOT better. thank you very much for your well wishes. I’ll be away from this space until January 12, but I promise to stop in and say hello. in the meantime, a dear friend of mine will be guest blogging the week of January 5 and I know she’ll have some great things to share with you.

until then…. au revoir my friends! and have the merriest of merry Christmases and a safe, happy New Year!!! don’t miss me too much. ;)
{photo by lille_my, one of my newest favorite flickr friends, her photos are beautiful…}

18 Responses to “right this second…”

  1. debbie said:

    have a great trip! i’m envious you are escaping this crazy crazy snow…

    take lots of pictures!

  2. jo said:

    have and amazing time aly!

    god jul!!!
    (merry christmas in swedish n_n)

    hugs for you, see you in 2009!!

  3. Fifi Flowers said:

    GREAT photo! ENJOY the first day of Winter and the holiday season!
    Fifi

  4. Roberta Jane said:

    Hi Alyson – I have tagged you to share “5 things you love everyday”… Of course sounds like we’ll have to wait until you get back – Have a great time!

  5. Joanna Goddard said:

    have a wonderful trip xoox

  6. Hande said:

    You are very lucky! Have good holiday! I have found you yet :)Happy new years…

  7. paula said:

    i do hope you have the best time. merry christmas and happy new year to you.

  8. Elizabeth said:

    Have a wonderful journey to warm places.
    Your blog is very chic.

  9. Caroline @ Absolutely Unique said:

    Have a blissful, joyful and bubbly Christmas, darling!
    xoxo

  10. jane said:

    Alyson, truly the Philippines?!? My husband owns “Pro Look Sports,” and co-owns a factory there and our family travels there a few times a year! It’s our second family, on the other side of the world! I hope you have a wonderful time, I was just checking in on your blog and can’t wait to see my new headers!

    happy holidays!

  11. laura said:

    have a lovely holiday! philippines sounds great although i feel like a winter holiday since it’s pretty hot here down under in sydney. wish you a very happy new year!

  12. Fashion Addict said:

    I know what you mean about the snow! I love it and how beautiful it looks, but I also love the tropical weather! Hope you have a happy new year and enjoy the rest of the holiday season!

    Btw, my blog’s address has moved to http://www.fashionaddictgirl.com so if you have the time could you please change the link on your blog roll? Thanks!

  13. .kate said:

    right this second I am back in NYC and wearing short shorts. Thank goodness. I spent Christmas in ND where the weather barely broke 0 degrees.

    I don’t blame you for wanting to escape. Enjoy the holiday!

  14. Christy said:

    You will love tropical Philippines! Happy trip!

  15. thrilled by the thought said:

    *Sigh* I wish I could leave the snow!

  16. Chris said:

    Happy new year to you! Yeah, I wish I could leave the snow behind, too :)

  17. toasted said:

    hope you enjoy your stay here in the philippines! we’re currently having a rainy week but i assure you holidays spent here is always fun fun fun!

  18. Rachael said:

    Have a wonderful time where it’s warm! I love this shot too, so calm.
    Happy New Year