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How To Have A Less Stressful Holiday Season

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It’s the week before Christmas and there are still lots of things to do to prepare for Christmas week celebrations! Shopping for gifts not yet done. Preparing and shopping for noche buena, Christmas day feast and extended family gatherings still on the to do list. It’s great to think of the time we’ll be spending together with family and friends,… Read more »

We Get What We Pay For

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  We get what we pay for. The product or service with the cheapest price is not necessarily the best buy. The most expensive one is not necessarily the best buy either. Do not buy a product or service based on price alone. Know the product that you’re buying. What it’s made of, where and how it was made, the… Read more »

Last Quarter Dash

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  I wake up just as September ends. Jolted by reminders from everywhere that Christmas is less than a hundred days away, and another new year is just around the corner. When I venture out of the house to do some errands, my ears are assaulted by Christmas songs blaring from sidewalk stalls selling cheap, disposable trinkets. I see groceries… Read more »

My New York Christmas

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I’m currently spending the Christmas holidays with my sister and her family in New York City. It’s my first time to be abroad during the Christmas season, as well as on my birthday and New Year’s day. On my second day in New York, my sister treated me to the annual Radio City Christmas Spectacular show featuring the Rockettes at… Read more »

A Season of Giving and Sharing

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sacred heart parish christmas display

The anticipated mass on December 1st celebrated the 1st Sunday of Advent. Christmas is here. The priest shared the message of Advent. We prepare for the coming of the Lord. Advent ushers in our preparations for Christmas. More often, we equate the season with material preparations such as Christmas decor, new clothes and other new stuff, gifts and parties. In… Read more »