Last Christmas was celebrated at our family home in Naic, Cavite. The hubby and I joined my side of the family there for the much-awaited birthday of Jesus Christ. Our Noche Buena feast consisted of traditional fares like Pinoy spaghetti, roasted chicken (courtesy of Sr. Pedro this time for my convenience, haha), pork BBQ, puto flan, bread, fruit salad, and of course, ham and queso de bola. It was the same Christmas menu that’s always a hit with our family. Simple but delicious and oh so comforting. Burp! We also did a photo shoot which has been a family tradition ever since we celebrated Christmas in Naic five years ago (if I’m not mistaken).
Last weekend was still about family bonding. My brother Danison suddenly decided to join the hubby and I in Bacoor. He said he wanted to finish his lesson plan while enjoying a different environment. He also asked me if we could make some homemade pastillas and I said yes in a heartbeat. I still had some supplies at home so I thought it was possible.
After the hubby’s classes, he still had to drop by their office to render some overtime work because they were having network problems. Because of this, we left for Bacoor later than usual.