The Art of Writing Christmas Letters

Christmas is the best time of the year to strengthen relationships and take a time away from screens. Get inspired, and put that pen to paper! 1. It’s a very considerate way of reconnecting with other people. Writing takes effort. Pouring your heart out into words and writing them down is one of the best ways to reconnect with people. There’s a personal touch letters … Continue reading The Art of Writing Christmas Letters

O Christmas Tree, O Christmasphere!

Putting up Christmas decorations can definitely improve one’s mood, scientists say. It has been known that the interest itself on Christmas decors can evoke nostalgia and bring back strong feelings of childhood. In addition, Christmas decorating actually spikes dopamine levels, or “happy” hormones. Bright lights and flashes of colors, like red, make up an ambiance that boost happiness. Below are some festive or neutral themes … Continue reading O Christmas Tree, O Christmasphere!

Christmas Traditions Unique to Filipinos

There’s beauty in the Christmas Season. And what’s even more beautiful is that every country has its own set of traditions and practices to follow for the Yuletide. And while this may sound bias, I’m just gonna say it anyway. Filipinos do it best! There’s nothing like Christmas the way Filipinos do. 1. Christmas Season starts when the calendar goes -BER Yes, you’ve read that … Continue reading Christmas Traditions Unique to Filipinos

The Bēne Street: My Simple Recipe to a Perfect Cup of Hot Cocoa

When I think of Christmas, the picture that immediately pops into my head is me by the Christmas tree, wearing an ugly Christmas sweater, and a hot cup of cocoa in my hands. I grew up in a family that loves hot chocolate. In the Philippines, having hot chocolate on a daily basis is not uncommon. My grandfather would always have his cup (every day) … Continue reading The Bēne Street: My Simple Recipe to a Perfect Cup of Hot Cocoa

FRIENDS Christmas Episodes to Binge-Watch on Netflix!

If you’re a FRIENDS fan, you’re fully aware that the squad gets festive during the holidays. And if you’re an even bigger fan of the show, it’s a no-brainer and must do tradition to binge-watch all the FRIENDS Christmas episodes when the jingle bells. Time to deck the halls! So go grab a popcorn, or hot chocolate, or even wine! Sit comfortably and enjoy the … Continue reading FRIENDS Christmas Episodes to Binge-Watch on Netflix!

Christmas Traditions We Can’t Do Because of COVID-19

Christmas is best spent with families and friends. It won’t matter where you are in the globe as long as you are with the people you love. However, the continuous battle against COVID-19 forces people to celebrate the holiday season at the comforts of their own homes. As for my family, it’ll just be a Christmas Wonderland at our residence. Nonetheless, Christmas will still be … Continue reading Christmas Traditions We Can’t Do Because of COVID-19

My Favorite Christmas Films

A cup of hot chocolate in your best cozy sweater and pajamas, and a good Christmas movie — Happy Holidays! You’ll definitely know it’s the season to be jolly when people are organizing Christmas parties, exchanging gifts, singing along to Christmas songs, and playing Christmas films. 1. Home Alone It’s not Christmas without Kevin McCallister left on his own to celebrate the holidays. 2. How … Continue reading My Favorite Christmas Films

Blogging 101: 35 Christmas Blog Post Ideas

It’s December! Time for some Christmas blog posts! Most people, if not all, jump onto Google and social media to look for holiday ideas and inspiration. Bloggers should make use of this season of jolly to write up blog posts that can influence readers to be creative and festive. And also, create traffic in their sites. Bloggers should be able to showcase what they can … Continue reading Blogging 101: 35 Christmas Blog Post Ideas

Things I can’t wait to do when quarantine ends

Plenty of things, actually. In the first couple of months, being at home because of quarantine was just bearable. I didn’t mind having the same routine every single day which was to eat, work and sleep. The normality of my daily cycle didn’t cause any discomfort as I was just fine staying at home. But, it’s been eight months. Eight long months. I’ve missed a … Continue reading Things I can’t wait to do when quarantine ends

Project BĒNIEficiary: The Bēne Street’s Support for Tomorrow

Charity work is a feeling of social conscience — a moral duty to give back to the society with what we have and what we can share. Hope givers, through The Bēne Street’s Project Bēnieficiary, donated money to support the distribution of The Bēne Street coffee bags in solo packages to the frontliners and heroes of Cebu City. This act of kindness was a support … Continue reading Project BĒNIEficiary: The Bēne Street’s Support for Tomorrow