Archive for December, 2011

santa claus tracking Day Twenty One

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 21st Day (December 21) Four days to go and it is Christmas day…we have some very bad news. Champion Reindeer Nashiyah is down with fever.   That is right. Nashiyah, the newly chosen Champion Reindeer who will carry the ruby medal on Christmas Eve is down with a 42-degree Celsius (we use […]

santa claus tracking 2013 Day Twenty

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 20th Day (December 20, 2013) Earlier today, there has been a discussion not only in the Toy Factory and Craft Workshop but in every department Santa Claus’ personality type. The personality type they were talking about was the personality type according to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.   According to some people, Santa […]

50 Most Beautiful Christmas Fireplace Decorating Ideas

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Fireplace is a best spot for Christmas trees, decorations and stockings. We usually find the prepared Christmas gifts for the family there. It is also the usual spot where household owners put their homemade Christmas hampers and gift baskets. If you have a fireplace in your house, the best thing you could to do to it […]

track santa clause Day Nineteen

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 19th Day (December 19) Today, the coloratura soprano Maria Shenova performed a teaser concert! It was really great and it was really, really surprising.   When I just left the Toy Factory and Craft Workshop, I came along Santa Claus’ main office in the White Snow Square and it was there where […]

track santa claus 2013 Day Eighteen

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 18th Day (December 18) Today is a very interesting day.   I had a quick stop for a cup of hot chocolate over at the Clauses. As usual, Saint was playing wonderful music pieces at the piano. Mrs. Claus was making the hot chocolate drink. Santa was not there, he was in […]

track santa online2013 Day Seventeen

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 17th Day (December 17) Today, Santa Claus chose this year’s Champion Reindeer. What is a Champion Reindeer? The Champion Reindeer is the one who got the most medals on the Reindeer exercises. That is why he or she would be called ‘Champion’. The Champion Reindeer then would lead all the Reindeers in […]

santa tracker 2013 Day Sixteen

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 16th Day (December 16) Today we celebrated the lantern festival.   The Lantern Festival is celebrated in honor of the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem. The Lantern Festival is a much-awaited event, especially for the youth.   The Lantern Festival started way back in the morning, where unlighted lanterns were walked […]

track down santa 2013 Day Fifteen

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 15th Day (December 15) Gosh, the Christmas Rush here in the North Pole is really…on the rush. Earlier today, when I was going on my way to the Toy Factory and Craft Workshop, there was really heavy traffic on the main highway. And, oh my, that was a long line of sleighs. […]

25 Breathtaking Christmas Wedding Ideas

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

A Christmas wedding can be a magical affair. There are so many unique and creative things that you can do for a Christmas wedding. Ones that are so imaginative you never think they would work until you see the finished product! Just imagine the pristine white backdrop of snow against the vibrant reds, greens and […]

track santa claus 2013 Day Fourteen

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 14th Day (December 14)   Today, I learned about Santa Claus’ favorite food, and that Mrs. Claus is such a wonderful cook (well, actually I have learned that fact a long, long time ago since I tasted her chocolate chip cookies).   Anyway, it was afternoon just an hour after lunch, my […]

Tracking Santa: Day Thirteen

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 13th Day (December 13) Global warming is scaring me.   This morning, I woke up horrified. You know why? When I went to my ‘mini ice garden’, I was surprised to see that some of the icicles were melting already…in the middle of winter. It is very well true that here in […]

How to Say Merry Christmas in Different Languages

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Christmas is almost here. Christmas is the biggest festival for the world now. It is celebrated as the birthday of Jesus Christ the most influential man ever lived. His life changed the world. People started thinking in different way. Love has become the major topic in the world. People said goodbye to barbarian culture of […]

Tracking Santa 2013 Day Twelve

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 12th Day (December 12) Remember the Elf Maria Fe, the Philippine Elf Ambassador for Operation Advent? I met her again today for lunch. Just a little chit-chat. Next week she would be leaving to get back to the pearl of the orient seas.   So we met at a café at the […]

Tracking Santa 2013: Day Eleven

Sunday, December 11th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 11th Day (December 11) Here in the North Pole, instead of making a Christmas Wish List, we make a Christmas Gift List. We are, after all, inspired by Santa’s selfless giving. It is far better to give than to receive (well, but if a person will give me gifts, why not).   […]

Track Santa 2013 Day Ten

Saturday, December 10th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 10th Day (December 10) Today was a very big surprise for Mr. & Mrs. Claus. There was a time that I told you Mrs. Claus visited my office, yes? When she did she told me that I resemble her son very much, when he was still in my age. Mrs. Claus wished […]

Best Christmas Gifts for Dad

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Christmas is really close and we’re sure you’re already super busy with all the Christmas preparations like Christmas trees decoration, Christmas Hampers assembling and Christmas Presents selection. If you’re buying presents for everyone then surely you’re thinking about the best christmas gift you can give to your dad? Dads make the world go round for their […]

Track Santa 2013 Day Nine

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 9th Day (December 9) Today I learned how the people from the Philippines celebrate their Christmas season. The Filipino people—also known as ‘Pinoys’—celebrates their Christmas season like no other country does. Well—after all, every country has its own special way of celebrating the season of giving.   Anyway, how did I learn […]

Christmas Romantic Getaways

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Christmas is not just a time for giving Christmas gifts and sending out Christmas hampers and Christmas gift baskets. It is also a time for family and friends, especially couples, to have a holiday vacation. Spending a holiday in romantic getaway is most couples are looking forward for during Christmas day. As you plan for […]

Christmas Shopping of After-Christmas Sales

Friday, December 9th, 2011

The biggest sale day in the US is November 25. December 26 -31 make a close second in sale days that are frequented by bargain hunters. No, not only bargain hunters, everyone who has the time and patience to look for the lowest price on something they really want. As the sale period comes to […]

Christmas Garland Ideas

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Every Christmas you gather with your family, loved ones and friends to celebrate the festive spirit. When you go shopping after Thanksgiving, you can hear Christmas carols in the stores and the shops. Even the billboards celebrate the festive season and exude the good wishes to their customers. Most of the stores put up Holiday […]

Track Santa 2016 Day Eight

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The 8th Day (December 8)   Mrs. Claus suddenly visited the Toy Factory and Craft Workshop house today. It was a snowy morning, though the snow fall was not that heavy and it was tolerable. Still, it was a very cold afternoon so we were very surprised when we heard Mrs. Claus knocking […]

Track Santa 2013 Day Seven

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The Seventh Day (December 7)   Today, nothing much notable happened. Although I still believe that every single day is special and is worth writing in my Tracking Santa journal.   The day greeted me with a gentle sunshine breaking through the snow clouds. Then, after washing myself and tidying my self up, […]

Track Santa 2013 Day Six

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The Sixth Day (December 6,)   I have just got news that the elf Maria Shenova will sing on the advent of Christmas. You know, Maria Shenova, the coloratura soprano who sang ‘the First Noel’ last year like she was an angel. I know—she is just superb, right?   Well this year’s performance […]

Lovely Christmas Decoration Ideas for Your Home

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

For those who want a green way of decorating their home this Christmas season, here are some natural christmas decoration ideas that can guide you. These christmas ideas can also apply when choosing and preparing gifts and hampers for Christmas

Christmas Gift Ideas for Boss

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Choosing the best Christmas gift for your boss is kind of a make or break thing. Pick out something they love and you’ll be in their good graces for a long time. Choose something that’s totally inappropriate and you can kiss that promotion goodbye. What makes giving gifts to bosses so tricky is that you […]

Track Santa 2013 Day Five

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The Fifth Day (December 5) It is the 5th day of December this year! You know what that means? Elven square ice dancing! I was very excited.   So earlier today I went to the Ice Caps to visit good old Rudolph the reindeer. He had twisted his right hind the night before […]

Track Santa 2013 Day Four

Sunday, December 4th, 2011

Tracking Santa: The Fourth Day (December 4, 2011) Today, we did not have work at the Toy Factory and Crafts Workshop. It was a day off and it was nevertheless a very good day to rest. At the break of dawn I went of my cabin with a cup of hot chocolate on one hand […]

Cheap Christmas Shopping Ideas for Christmas Gifts

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

As you go shopping for Christmas gifts this year, remember that it’s the thought and love that go with the gift that counts. You do not have to spend thousands of dollars in gifts to express your affections towards the recipients of your Christmas presents. Here are some suggestions for simple yet useful gifts when […]

Track Santa Day Three

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

Tracking Santa: The Third Day (December 3) Today I redesigned dear old Santa Claus’ sleigh. Yes—I redesigned it. Every year Santa gets a new sleigh. Why do we change the model and design? Good question! It is because the design is important so it can carry certain amount of gifts. For instance, this year we […]

Christmas Stocking Stuffers

Saturday, December 3rd, 2011

What is the next common thing, after Christmas trees, which you are likely to find in a home, where Christmas is being celebrated? That is right, Christmas stockings. In many homes, Christmas stockings are hung from the fire place or other strategic locations. Hardly any of these Christmas stockings are empty; they are filled with […]

Christmas Tree Ideas for Christmas 2019

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

At this time of the year, with Christmas just a few weeks away, you are probably ready to look for some new Christmas tree ideas to try for this year’s upcoming holiday season. Whether you want to keep your Christmas tree in a traditional mode or you simply want to try something new, there are […]

Track Santa Day Two

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Tracking Santa: The Second Day (December 2, 2013) Today, Santa Claus gave us a short lecture. He called every elves and reindeers—Mrs. Claus was there, too, carrying cookies and warm chocolate drink—and gathered us around a big bonfire. He did not wear his traveling attire yet, but wore a fur coat (in the color of […]

Track Santa 2013 Day One

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Tracking Santa: The First Day (December 1, 2013) It is that time of the year again! We will again be busy for the next days . . . until the birthday of Jesus Christ.   Let me tell you something about myself. My name is Angel. I am the chief toy designer in Santa’s toy […]