Forty nine days to go and it’s October once again. I so love the month! October is actually the most celebrated month in our family. Why? Because it’s my birth month! Haha. And the birth month of my grandfather (though he’s in heaven now), my father, my younger sister, the fiancee and a dozen friends.
Did I mention that the fiancee and I celebrate our anniversary as a couple on that month, too? That’s why I always get giddy and excited during this month and everybody in our family is in the mood for a celebration. Normally, we just hold one big party to cover the entire line-up of special occasions within our family. It’s one unforgettable celebration made complete by nice birthday cakes, colorful balloons, cool birthday party invitations, and other exciting party ensembles.
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Spent the Holy Week with my entire family in our Cavite home. We made the most of what we had. We talked, giggled, laughed out loud, went out, ate, played and prayed. We spent our time doing the simple things we love to do. We were so engrossed in our own little world that before we knew it, Holy Week was over and we (my brother D, my sister J and I) already had to go back to the city. It’s one home-bound vacation I will never forget.
Have you done the religious tradition called Visita Iglesia? I have, but I was just with the boyfriend and my sister J. Oooops, his mom joined us, too! But she only stayed until the 3rd church as she still had work at the restaurant. We’re a small group this year, unlike last year where we were a big bunch, with two kids to boot (the boyfriend’s twin cousins).
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