Thursday, January 15, 2015

Christmas 2014

This post might be a little weird since it's almost a month since Christmas. But then I spent the holiday vacation back reading this blog and it's amazing how it's filled with so much memories (it has the record of our Christmas and New Year's celebration since 2011!). That's why even if I don't blog as much anymore, it might be a total waste not to record our holiday activities here, especially since it's one of the best ones we've had. 
I've always loved dressing for Christmas eve. I make sure that my outfit is in theme, reminiscent of Christmas colors and the cold season. I'm always either in red or green or some kind of Christmas sweater. I got this cape-like cardigan a few months back but I reserved it for the Holidays and I'm so in love with it that I decided to make it the star of my outfit by wearing a black turtleneck canvas.
Another Christmas tradition is I pose by our piano and Christmas tree! This #ootd tradition has been going on since 2011!
Our family is big on gift giving, but this year, our Christmas tree is filled with more gifts than usual because our cousins and family from the States came to visit! It's been 8 years since their last visit in Manila. And even though I saw them during our visit to Cali last February, Ariane and I were SOOOOOOOO excited!!!
This blog might not yet know our furry little friend, Olaf. It's his first Christmas ever!
When midnight came, we prayed over our food and started our Noche Buena!
As I said, gift giving is another Christmas tradition we value that's why since it his first Christmas, Olaf gets a gift too. Olaf knows how to open a present and it's the cutest thing ever! Inside is a plush, blue octopus toy and the moment he saw it, he was as happy as boy with a new robot!
Olaf was not the only happy kid that night!
Merry Christmas from our family to yours! :)
We wrapped up our celebration after the gift giving since our family is arriving on Christmas morning!
My cousin and I woke up early and made this welcome home sign that says "You're the best Christmas Gift" because they really were!
Now it was their turn to open their presents!
We ended up the day with a movie marathon and a sleepover! It really is one of the best Christmas celebrations we've had!

Love, Paola