12 Ways To Get Through A Long-Distance Holiday Just because there are miles between you doesn’t mean you have to be apart for the holidays. It’s still possible to stay connected, just like any 2 in 1 device powered by Intel. Intel Brand Publisher So you got a great job offer and had to move far away for work. View this image › tumblr.com / Via virginvelcro.tumblr.com Auf wiedersehen! ID: 1935192 Unfortunately, plane tickets were way too expensive to fly back home for the holidays… View this image › epSos .de / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: epsos ID: 1935208 …and you won’t be able to see your family. View this image › David Wiley / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: davidwiley ID: 1939416 How… how will you survive? View this image › Via cheezburger.com Don’t worry. Everything will be A-OK! ID: 1935215 1. For starters, plan on cooking the same meal and eating at the same time… View this image › tumblr.com / Via tumblr.4gifs.com ID: 1935245 2. …and setting up Skype so it feels like you’re in the same room. View this image › Ethan Hein / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: ethanhein You’re coming in loud and clear, can you please pass the mashed potatoes? ID: 1935259 3. You have a bunch of orphan friends in your new city who can’t go home either — invite them over so you can be alone together. View this image › Via gifbay.com ID: 1935279 4. Ask each bud to bring a reminder from home to share with you. View this image › Kate Williams / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: kate_williams Present alert: All these reminders can double as gifts, too. ID: 1935306 5. Spend time at a local soup kitchen… View this image › LindsayT… / CC BY http://2.0 / Via Flickr: honeyroastd ID: 1935311 6. …and help those in need. View this image › Via ohmagif.com ID: 1935354 7. Decorate your place with some family heirlooms. View this image › Ashley Cook / BuzzFeed ID: 1970840 8. Ask your mom to pretty, pretty please overnight you one of her famous pumpkin pies. food-gifs.com food-gifs.com Because for some reason, yours never turn out as tasty. ID: 1970654 9. Have someone send you a video of the family dog opening his presents. Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=l4EtcCFJBwc. youtube.com / Via youtube.com ID: 1937932 10. Bake cookies for the neighbors you haven’t met yet. gifbay.com foodtho.tumblr.com Nothing feels better than a random act of kindness. ID: 1937974 11. Watch a marathon of your favorite holiday movies. View this image › 67505_004 / Charlie Brown Christmas / ABC ID: 1938415 12. Finally, start counting down the days until you can see everyone again. View this image › tumblr.com / Via alex-raul.tumblr.com :) ID: 1969707 Inspired by: Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=pyx8-7jWfuI. 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