Images of Our Christmas 2011

Hello dear readers, I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas!Our celebration this year has been more austere, but meaningful nonetheless, spent with family. Food, presents, trimmings all around… we still have them. But it’s been all about the children, about thanksgiving, and sharing. Some images of our Christmas this year: The thrill of the Christmas … Continue reading

Mom-Style: Dress Up for the Holidays

Freestyle Friday:  Fashion / StyleThe reality is, I don’t have anything special to wear for the holiday reunions and parties lined-up in the days leading to the new year.  I never had.  But wouldn’t it be fun to get all glammed-up for the holidays?  I guess I’d have to settle on playing (virtual) dress-up for … Continue reading

My Mom-Friday’s Christmas Share & Win Giveaway

Third Friday of the month:  Fun Friday / RaffleIt’s that most wonderful time of the year again and I always believe that Christmas is about giving… it’s all about sharing our blessings. 2011 has been good to me and my family. 2011 also gave me wonderful opportunities and brought me new friends through my blog. … Continue reading

Mom-Finds: Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Last Friday of the month:  Mom-Finds & Raves / ShoppingSo it’s that time of the year again…holiday gift shopping for family and friends… and kids are on the top of my priority list. I posted a simple list last year, mostly composed of toys.  For sure, many of those are now sitting behind shelves or … Continue reading

Our First Christmas Ballet Concert

“A Christmas Ballet Concert”, featuring the Steps Dance Project, combines fluid dance interpretations of classic Filipino Christmas songs and excerpts from Peter Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet, The Nutcracker.We got an advanced Christmas treat last Saturday as my family was invited to this wonderful ballet show by Steps Dance Project, presented by Ayala Malls, in cooperation with Ipanema and … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Make-Your-Own Christmas Photo Cards

Third Friday of the Month:  Hobbies / Arts & RecreationIt’s that time of the year when we prepare for the coming holiday season with our gift lists, home decorating ideas, sumptuous party food recipes, and planning fun family get-togethers.  This season also inspires us to get in touch with friends and loved ones from across … Continue reading

Images of Our Christmas

A beautiful Christmas day to everybody!From my family to yours, we wish you peace, good health and prosperity! We always spend the holidays with family, and this is only our second Christmas spent at home since we moved in here exactly a year and seven months ago.  Having our own home is truly one of … Continue reading

Santa Came To Town Early!

I was supposed to have a Mom-Cook entry today but got immediately side-tracked by a wonderful surprise. So here goes my quickie post for today… As we prepare for lunch and packing all sorts of stuff for my boy’s class party this afternoon, the doorbell rang.  I was told that a man stood outside the … Continue reading