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Christmas 2012

It has been a while since I last posted in this blog and the reason behind it is simply because I was too busy enjoying each moment, food and conversation that I seldom forget to take pictures. And if you do read my blogs you'll notice that I always include pictures in my post. So there... that's my excuse. :P

Anyway... I'm back. And allow me to go way way way back to the last quarter of 2012 and update you with what I have been up to. :)

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Christmas 2012 was extra special for me since we spent it in the US and we were complete (with an additional blessing named Layla!). It has been years since we celebrated Christmas as a complete family since Ate (my sister) moved to the US with her family. Initially my brother was not supposed to join us since he's busy with Medical School but I insisted that he followed even if it meant he'll just spend 2 weeks in the US. Quality time over quantity! :)


I think it'll be years again before we get the chance to do this again. I'm still praying though that this will happen again at least in 2 years or so. :)

Carpe Diem!
I'm out.

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