Kristin Cavallari's Thanksgiving weekend was spent celebrating her daughter's first birthday and, on a sadder note, mourning the anniversary of her brother's death.
The former-MTV reality starlet star posted a tribute to her late sibling, Michael, on Instagram.
Michael's death caught the Cavallari family by surprise last year. The former California resident went missing and authorities discovered his Honda Civic abandoned on November 27, 2015.
Though they did not locate his body until December 10, 2015, he was believed to have died of hypothermia following an automobile accident.
When Kristin first received the news of her brother's death, the mother-of-three told E!,
Last year, Kristin honored her brother on Instagram following his passing, just like she did today.
Since the abrupt loss of her brother, Kristin claimed to draw strength from her three children with husband Jay Cutler.
She told Us Weekly,
Spoken like a true badass mom.
Citations: Kristin Cavallari Pens Touching Tribute One Year After Brother's Death (Us Weekly), E!