About Micaela

Micaela Preston is a marketing and communications consultant specializing in natural, organic and eco-friendly products and the health and wellness space. Micaela is available as a social media manager, green lifestyle writer, public speaker, brand ambassador and marketing manager.

Christmas in Mexico

Sayulita, Mexico surfing by Pugawug via flickr cc

 

When it comes to Christmas, I’m a pretty traditional sort of gal. I love decorating for the holidays, making Christmas cookies, exchanging gifts and most importantly, visiting family. Believe it or not, I’ve spent every Christmas of my entire life with my parents.

So I knew that this year would be tough – with my mother passing away this October and my father already gone. To get through it, we decided to do something completely different this year – we’re going to Mexico for Christmas!

We’ll be hanging out in a little beach town called Sayulita – known for surfing, yoga and family fun. We’ve been there before and we all love it so we know we’ll have fun. Plus, I’m very curious to see what they do for Christmas in Mexico. I bet we come back with some new holiday traditions!

Hopefully I’ll have access to wifi and can upload photos along the way. We always have adventures in Mexico! Follow along on Instagram if you can!

Wishing you a very happy holiday season! See you soon!

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(photo credit: Pugawug via flicker cc)

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