Let it be (B)eautiful: I think it would be absolutely adorable if you surprised your partner with a special thank you at the dinner table in front of loved ones, especially if they deserve it.
Let it be (A)uthentic: If you concentrate on all the good in your relationship, you will discover that your life will suddenly be filled with gratitude, a feeling that nurtures the soul. The perfect feeling for not just the holidays, but every day.
Let it be (D)etermined to Last: Deciding where to spend the holidays can be difficult, especially for newer relationships. This is a joint decision so make sure the both of you are comfortable with the final outcome. Regardless of what you decide be careful not to blame your partner for disappointing your parents if you end up not going there. You should approach this situation as a couple and remain united in front of your families.