Christmas happiness

Christmas comes early [With a giveaway for you!]

November 25, 2012

Christmas is our favourite time of the year. Here’s why:

Here at the Kaos, once again, we’ll be bringing on the Christmas CDs, blasting christmas carols and singing Jingle Bells all day long.

We’ll also be smelling fir again. The smell of a real fir tree in the house does wonders to put everyone in the festive cheer. If you don’t believe me, go get one this year. It’ll probably set you off by about 60 bucks or more but the smell that lingers every day is worth every cent! We used to decorate artificial trees until one day, fatherkao decided that it was just too much of a hassle to set it up and take it down. We buy a real one every year and haven’t looked back since.

Our real fir tree last year!

Tis’ also the time to give thanks; to take stock of the year and be grateful for the little and large things in our lives. It’s not only the season to be jolly but also the season to celebrate the reason for Chrismas: for unto us, a Child was born.

And best of all, Christmas is the time to PARTY! With all the merriment in the air, we hang out at friends’ and indulge in great food and some wonderful fellowship.

This year, Christmas comes early for us. We’ve been invited by The Forest Friends to The Enchanted Christmas Party at Fort Canning Centre on 16 December! I hear the children will get to see some snow and be entertained with endless merrymaking and festivity fun, including magic & puppet shows, picture taking in a photobooth, balloon sculpting, getting some christmas tattoos and  decorating a christmas tree. There’s also gonna be christmas stockings for every kid and a yummy buffet candy table. Ben and Becks would *finally* get to try some Christmas candy and get some tattoes on, something that I would probably allow, just cos’ it’s Christmas.

If you’d like to join us, (and watch the Kao kids sink their teeth into their very first bite of candy, hur hur hur) do check out The Forest Friends’ event page  or email them (to.forestfriends@gmail.com) for ticketing details.

*With that, it’s time to do a giveaway!*

And just so we spread the Christmas cheer, Forest Friends is giving away a ticket (worth $50) to the Enchanted Christmas Party!

This is how you can stand a chance to win in 4 simple steps:

1) LIKE The Forest Friends Facebook Page

2) SHARE the Christmas Party event on your Wall

3) LIKE Motherkao’s Page on Facebook

4) Leave a comment to tell us ONE reason why Christmas is your favourite time of the year. Remember to leave your name and email address so we can contact you if you’re our winner.

We’ll be picking a winner on 3 December and updates will be posted here. Do watch this space!

**Disclosure: Motherkao and the kids received media invites to the party organised by The Forest Friends. All text and opinions are our own.**

UPDATE: We’ve randomly picked a winner using the old-fashioned draw-a-lot way! Congratulations to Irene! We’ll be in touch with you shortly. :-)

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10 Comments

  • Reply Carol December 3, 2012 at 12:03 PM

    We love Christmas because Christ, our risen Lord and Saviour, is the reason for Christmas! It’s also a great time for thanksgiving, taking stock of the year past, and reflection before the new year begins.

  • Reply Shereen November 30, 2012 at 12:54 AM

    The smell of the Christmas firs, the carols, church by candlelight and now the squeal of the children Christmas morning all come together to make Christmas about love and giving thanks. That’s why I love Christmas.

    Shereen
    ondineng@gmail.com

  • Reply Irene soh November 26, 2012 at 7:37 PM

    I love Christmas because I can sing Christmas Carols in the bathroom and no one can say the I am mad.. just spreading a little Christmas cheers in the bathroom.

    • Reply MotherKao November 26, 2012 at 8:33 PM

      Haha! I’m sure you’ll be putting your neighborhood in the mood too!

  • Reply Mumseword November 26, 2012 at 7:18 PM

    Christmas is our favourite time of the year cos it’s a season of love and giving! 

    • Reply MotherKao November 26, 2012 at 8:35 PM

      And shopping for presents to give! :)

  • Reply Adora November 26, 2012 at 4:03 PM

    Christmas is always my favourite time of year – everything just seems so magical with all that glitter. And um, also, I’m a big fan of turkey :)

    Adora
    Adora.tan.richer@gmail.com

    • Reply MotherKao November 26, 2012 at 8:34 PM

      Me too! I’m a big fan of the stuffing! :)

  • Reply Connie November 26, 2012 at 10:09 AM

    Christmas is definitely our favourite celebration as it not only reminds our that a Child was born but also that He was the one who gave us all of what we have. 

    • Reply MotherKao November 26, 2012 at 2:03 PM

      Yes, indeed, Connie! We’ve much to be thankful for! :)

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