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What a splendid year we have just left behind! 2016 was a great year with so much memories to hold on to – both  at work and with the family. But whether we like it or not, the old year has to end to make way for a new one, which the entire world has just celebrated. See our family’s New Year celebration here. 😀 Everything was done simply. What makes it grand is the way we celebrate it with each other, where every member of the family was there. For quite some...

This year’s month of December is going to be an extra busy month for me because of some personal undertakings that cannot be put aside just because it’s a holiday month. And while I’ll still be playing “lady santa” for my nieces and nephew, I’ve made a few advance shopping trips during the late part of last month already. Knowing me, it’s not my thing to brush elbows with last minute shoppers. Yesterday, the first Saturday of the month,...

I can hardly tell the last time I have made modification to any of my active pages. I even barely publish posts despite the availability of resources due to time constraint. That is why posting and updating templates and themes has already been considered in my “To Do” list even before the three-week holiday break took place. And so after the Christmas celebration, I got up and promised myself not to end the day without having anything done. This time I had to play...

It felt wonderful to have ended this year’s gift-giving season with sweet grin painted on each of my family member’s face especially the kids as they unsealed their presents. Shown on the picture above are wrapped gifts for my immediate family alone. The cost keeps growing each year I know but what can I say? I simply love and will never get tired playing Santa for kids and kids at heart for as long as I can. Linking to Pink Fridays ...

There will be less than 24 hours to go and it’s finally Christmas. Still on the rush? Doing your holiday shopping at the last minute doesn’t have to mean emptying out your wallet. Here are 9 smart suggestions from Tatin Yang of Candy Mag of how to cram smart.: 1. WHITE ELEPHANT Get started of your New Year’s resolution to clean up your room and give gifts without shelling out a single centavo by organizing a white elephant party. Ask the gang to each bring a...