6 Fantastic Christmas Eve Traditions

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It is six days left till Christmas Eve and I can’t believe how time flies really fast. We all love Christmas <3 there are so much good vibes plus good foods this season yay! I am so excited and I can’t wait to celebrate Christmas Eve with the fam bam. Time has truly come to put on our favorite Christmas Pajamas, wrap the remaining gifts while listening to my favorite Christmas playlist and drink my favorite hot Chocolate nearby the Christmas tree. Let’s make Christmas Eve memorable with my Fantastic Christmas Eve traditions; here are a few of my favorites…

6 Fantastic Christmas Eve Traditions

A complete make-over a.k.a Pamper time
Yes, an essential for me. I make sure I called my favorite Salons ahead of time (hair, wax, nail and spa) and book an appointment. I also like to have an hour of whole body massage for a total relaxation. #BossBabeMoves

Last minute gift wrapping / Shopping
I am sure you’re not finish wrapping all the gifts yet under your Christmas tree. Me too, but I am enjoying it especially when shopping online – Very convenient, hassle-free and I can browse all day and night and get the best deal on their websites. No need to deal with Traffic, long lines at the counter, etc.

Hot Chocolate Bar
I love the smell of Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate drink <3 the perfect time to have this is by watching your favorite Christmas movie with your family oh, definitely will not miss this on the 24th.

 

 

Christmas Eve Pajamas
Yes, we are allowed to open just one gift on Chritmas Eve and we know what it is – Super cute Pajamas. This year we will do the gifts opening on Christmas morning. I love looking cute for our Christmas morning photos *winks

Cooking Festive Foods and Desserts
Lechon (Roasted Pig), Paella, Sweet Ham, Barbeque, Pasta, Leche Flan, Fruit Salad, Cake and the list goes on…This post is making me hungry ha-ha: D . This year, I am going to add Ube Halaya and try it ( Read one of my subscribers’ comment that she will have this on their Christmas table and I got so intrigued with it so aside from my favorite Leche Flan, Fruit Salad, S’mores, Tiramisu, I asked my Aunt to cook one for me 🙂 ) Oh, these Filipino dishes & desserts are sooo good!

A Night of Prayer
After Dinner, we gather everyone and pray one by one thanking the Almighty God for everything – Be it trials or blessings. We should always keep in mind that everything that we have comes from him and that he is our only provider, let’s use it to glorify his name and his works in our lives. Also, in whatever obstacles in life DO NOT GIVE UP! God has a reason why it is happening and that he will get us through it. Keep the faith and trust HIM.

 

What’s your favorite Christmas Eve tradition? Would love to know in the comments how you spend your Christmas Eve?

 

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24 Comments

  • Reply Bautista Jheng Jheng December 21, 2016 at 3:01 pm

    A night of prayer
    Everytime po na sasapit yung Christmas, pumupunta kami sa church at nagpapasalamat sa lahat ng blessings na natanggap namin. Almost lahat ng nabanggit sa taas ginagawa nmin. Lalo na yung pagwrap ng mga christmas gift kapag last minute na.

    • Reply Ayesha December 24, 2016 at 9:13 pm

      Have a merry Christmas Jheng Jheng 🙂 Oh I’m still wrapping gifts by now and it’s the 24th so cheers to that. yes we need not to forget to talk to God and thank Him for everything. Thanks for stopping by. God bless!

  • Reply Angelie Namindang December 21, 2016 at 3:04 pm

    Wow!! Total pampering yourself Ms. Ayesha. For me, in the morning buying food to cook, afternoon cooking time, then attend Mass the salubong ng pasko in the midnight. Pagkain galing mass, eating time with family.. Bonding with them.

    • Reply Ayesha December 24, 2016 at 9:10 pm

      That’s what I love during Christmas, cooking good foods 😀 Thanks for stopping by and Merry Christmas Angelie!

  • Reply Danish December 21, 2016 at 7:52 pm

    I also love cooking festive food & desserts.. This christmas i’ll be adding brownies & krinkles, My least christmas eve tradition would be last minute shopping yay! Haha..

    • Reply Ayesha December 24, 2016 at 9:08 pm

      Ohmy! Crinkles is my fave <3 Now I'm craving. Thanks for stopping by Danish! Merry Christmas.

  • Reply Rona Villanueva December 21, 2016 at 10:00 pm

    Its what i love on christmas eve, been a tradition to stay awake til 12mn and finally allowed to open gifts and eat our favorite food for noche buena.

    I missed being a kid who misses celebrating with grandma.

    • Reply Ayesha December 24, 2016 at 9:03 pm

      Yay! Cheers 🙂 That’s so my childhood ^ ^
      Merry Christmas Rona! Thanks for stopping by.

  • Reply JACQUELINE PIEL December 21, 2016 at 10:23 pm

    Hi Ms. Ayesha thank you for sharing your thoughts on how you spent your Christmas Eve 🙂 I also love the idea of drinking Swiss Miss Hot Chocolate on that special day. Yayyy will try it! Anyway, I spend Christmas Eve at home with the whole fam! We don’t usually prepare plenty of foods on our table during Christmas Eve but the important things here is we are bond us one. And I think that’s the real essence of Christmas!

    • Reply Ayesha December 24, 2016 at 9:01 pm

      You’re welcome 🙂 Yes! Christmas isn’t complete without Hot Chocolate ^ ^ and of course spending it with family – that is priceless <3

  • Reply April Rose Abanto December 22, 2016 at 12:41 pm

    Masarap talaga mag Pasko sa pinas! Lahat ng traditions nito ginagawa ko din ^_^

    • Reply Ayesha December 24, 2016 at 8:59 pm

      Yes it’s always nice and exciting to celebrate Christmas in PH <3 Oh and the good foods yum ^ ^
      Merry Christmas April 🙂 God bless!

  • Reply Stephanie Novio December 25, 2016 at 12:51 am

    Have a Merry, Meaningful and Peaceful holidays ahead Ms.Ayesha ako I always do pamper time new haircut, color ng hair para mas refereshing yung dadating n taon for me.Last minute xmas shopping eto na ata ndi nwawala sakin heheh.. lage aq ngh2bol and I order online din gift q sna sa sister q kso paasa c zalora eh.. hahah ndi pa xa dumadting nd also Noche Buena and night of prayer with family .

  • Reply Ayesza Celine Peralta December 25, 2016 at 7:05 pm

    Last minute Christmas shopping haha relate much 🙂 It always seems na complete na lahat ng nasa list then suddenly may maaalala mo na may nakalimutan pa pala hahaha 🙂 But will never get tired of this because Christmas is the season of giving 🙂

    • Reply Ayesha December 28, 2016 at 8:41 pm

      Yasss! No shopping at Christmas is boring ^ ^ Thanks for stopping by Ayesza 🙂

  • Reply Maria Elizabeth Andres December 25, 2016 at 7:43 pm

    Favorite ko na mag hot chocolate with matching puto bumbong after ng simbang gabi. Best bonding moments namin ang mag salo-salo ng pinoy foods after mag simba.

    • Reply Ayesha December 28, 2016 at 8:39 pm

      Wow yum 🙂 Now I’m craving Puto Bumbong ^ ^ Thanks for stopping by Maria ELizabeth

  • Reply hitokirihoshi December 27, 2016 at 10:11 pm

    Last minute shopping and gift wrapping, big check!

    It also become a personal tradition for me since I also helping my brother and mother to think gifts for their godchildren. ahhh it’s different before when I am the one asking for gifts 😛

  • Reply yani December 28, 2016 at 12:58 am

    Very informative I supper love it☺ lalo na ako na medyo huli sa latest

    • Reply Ayesha December 28, 2016 at 8:14 pm

      Most welcome Yani 🙂

  • Reply Cris/chingsbury krisa de Peralta-Bonso December 28, 2016 at 3:15 am

    Hi Ms.Ayesha. wow looks good!

    I really loves to cook and eat too.

    A cup of any hot choco in the morning plus reading all your review or blog post really makes my day complete..got lots of ideas here and your blog is really food for my hungry brain.

    • Reply Ayesha December 28, 2016 at 8:14 pm

      Hello Cris 🙂 Thank you I appreciate it. Happy Holidays!

  • Reply JOMALYN KIMPER ESLAVA December 28, 2016 at 12:27 pm

    A NIGHT PRAYER
    Going to church before the Christmas eve. For giving thanks to our God for all their countless blessings over the Year. This is the perfect time to show love to the whole Family.

    • Reply Ayesha December 28, 2016 at 8:10 pm

      Absolutely 🙂 Happy Holidays Jomalyn Thanks for stopping by.

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