This is how we did it; by going to the Winter Garden Aglow event at the Idaho Botanical Gardens.
At $8 per person ($4 for members) it's quite a bargain. There are fire pits throughout the garden for warming up and Santa makes an appearance on certain nights as do carolers.
(I recently won their Facebook photo competition with one of my photos of the lights. Very cool!)
That wasn't all. We also saved our Christmas money for a nice dinner out with family at Chandlers Restaurant.
Great food, good times.
I'm feeling very fortunate for having such a great family. That's really what it's all about, isn't it?
Hope your holidays were wonderful.