His wife, actress Tori Spelling shared the card on her Instagram on Monday and explained why.
The photo shows her and the couple’s five children.
“It’s that time again,” the caption on the photo began. “And my home is a winter wonderland!”
But Sperling has a simple explanation for her husband not joining her and their children Liam, 14, Stella, 13, Heidi, 9, Finn, 8 and 4 years old Bo .
“Fact: @imdeanmcdermott is shooting his new feature film in Canada,” she wrote in response to a comment from one of her followers.
The couple met in 2005 in the lifelong movie “Mind Over Murder” and got married in 2006.