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Christmas

Among the things I miss the most. (So let’s keep a record.)

Christmas season starts early in the Philippines. As early as September, you will start to hear Christmas melodies over the airwaves and also by jolly neighbors —that’s an almost literal meaning when you say ‘Christmas is in the air' here.

Since I will be leaving today for Saudi Arabia, I assembled our Christmas tree last night. It is our new Christmas tree, acquired last year. The one I grew up with was older than me, literally, which was over 25 years old when they let it retire.

It will be my fourth Christmas away from family and I am glad I did this. Father even helped me decorate the tree. Hehe.

So, an early Merry Christmas!!!

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* new book amigurumi winter wonderland *

We’re entering our last week of pre-sale! Until September 27 this new book is available at a pre-release discount price. Purchase a paperback copy on this page and get the PDF for free:
www.amigurumipatterns.net/books/

The book contains lots of amazing winter-themed designs by Italian designer Ilaria Caliri. Don’t you love this cute winter elf? He could be a placeholder on your Christmas dinner table, carrying a message for each guest in his pocket.

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