Christmas celebration is really a big deal in the Philippines, and it always starts early–too early! As soon as September 1st comes (or the “-BER” months as we call it), people are already throwing Christmas greetings one with another. Christmas songs are being played on stores and other places. And I am already thinking of gifts to give and Christmas projects to pull-off for this year. That is on top of thinking about our family’s costume for the Trick-or-Treat in October. And just as I thought that I was going to escape Thanksgiving being not a part of the Philippine culture, my sweet youngest sister, Jane, just last year, began to start a Thanksgiving family tradition. So I guess that should also be added on my list now! Anyway, it’s not about the weather getting cold or anything that makes us like Christmas most. I think it’s just the excitement of being with families and friends that makes it always a delight.
Here is my list of projects to think about for this year’s Christmas, just as how I do it every year:
I made about 15 of those for our friends. I got all their pictures from Facebook or Instagram posts. Here is a sample from the one I made for one of our friends, the Remoluna couple. Yes, it took time, but I had a lot of fun doing it and received lots of compliment from the families.
To know more about this good friend of mine, you may visit her blog by clicking here.
There goes my Christmas list, not of the gifts I want, but of my things to do, which make me happy all the same. 🙂 Do you have this kind of list? Let me know and let’s be happy-busy together!