In the Dylan Dreyer-Brian Fichera household, holiday gift-giving is a glorious treat ... for little Calvin.
Dylan Dreyer explains why she and her husband don't always exchange holiday gifts
As the TODAY anchor revealed on Friday, she's actively trying to gather up gifts for her son, Calvin, who turns 2 on December 17. But she and her husband prefer to give each other the world.
While New York City celebrates a tree-lighting ceremony at Rockefeller Center every year, Al Roker has another holiday tradition. The TODAY co-host and weatherman and his son, Nick Roker, 16, kicked off their holiday season with a trip to Pinto Ranch Tree Farm in Chatham, New York, to find the perfect tree to decorate for Christmas.
"We don't normally do gifts," she explained about what the holidays are like for the adults in the household. "We would rather spend our money going on vacation, or doing something together."
We can understand that, and clearly the two make the most of their gifts to one another, based on the wide variety of photos from far-flung locales they share on Instagram.
Say "I love you" whenever you feel it, even if it's 743 times a day. You simply can not spoil a child with too many mushy words of affection and too many smooches. Not possible.
That said, this year will be a small exception for the couple, who've been married since 2012.
"This year, I decided to do stockings," said Dylan. "(Brian) actually said to me, 'Let's do stockings this year,' so we're doing stockings."
Nothing big, just "small ticket items," she added.
But we understand that, too: it's so nice to have something to open on Christmas morning!