Fiona and I go way back. Slated to be suitemates, we met in person on the first day of freshman O-Week at Rice University in Houston, Texas. By then we had already spoken on the phone and discovered that we were both tall with long black hair and island heritage and were currently obsessed with Skee-Lo's "I Wish." Our friendship has since deepened into a sisterhood. Spending time with Fiona and her family feels a lot like going home. I got to "go home" to Texas this November, just in time to kick off the holiday season with my bestie and her beautiful family.