Merry Christmas 2010

Posted by : foongpc | Monday, December 27, 2010 | Published in

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Merry Christmas everyone!



I know it's a bit late to wish you all but hey, it's still Christmas week! I am still feeling the Christmassy mood and I know it will not go away till we sing Auld Lang Syne on New Year's Eve!

So how's your Christmas, folks? Mine had been a blast! With visits after visits to friends' open houses, I am pretty certain I have put on at least 2 kilos! No prizes for guessing what's one of my new year's resolution which is of course, to lose all those fat! Haha! Smileys

For those of you who celebrate Christmas, what is your favourite food during this festive season? For me, I must have roast turkey served with cranberry sauce! Not exactly my favourite (I prefer chicken and duck meat actually) but it's a must have for me or else I won't feel it's Christmas!

Besides the roast turkey, it's good to have some pasta, salad, mashed potatoes, lasagne, pies and fried chicken to go with it. Oh, not forgetting of course sweet stuffs like fruitcake, stollen, gingerbread, sugar cookies and maybe a nice chocolate cake! And yes, it doesn't hurt to have a little bit of red wine to complete the whole meal perfectly!

Anyway, besides food, what really gives me that Christmassy feeling is the Christmas songs! I never ever get bored with Christmas music because I only listen to them for one full month once a year!

Currently on heavy rotation on my CD player and iPhone is Mariah Carey's latest Christmas album! I reviewed about this album in a previous post. (Read HERE).

I simply love Christmas and I hope it will stay on forever and ever! But I know that will never happen, so before the Christmas season is over, let me share with you this beautiful song "One Child" written by Mariah Carey, who performed it live in Washington in front of President Obama and his family. Enjoy!!



An angel appeared
Of the highest One
And Mary believed
The word she received
Of God’s only son
The Virgin rejoiced
Gave thanks to the Lord
And as Joseph dreamt
The angel was sent
With tidings of peace and joy
Of the blessed baby boy

They traveled for miles
To reach Bethlehem
Yet when they arrived
No one could provide
A place at the inn for them
But God kept them safe
From hurt, harm and danger
In His warm embrace
Away in a manger
Waiting for Jesus’ birth
To glorify the Earth

Then He came
One child can change the world
Christmas Morn’
The King of all kings was born
He reigns forevermore
Let us worship and adore
Christ the Lord

Wondrous star
Led shepherds and wise men
Through valleys and mountains
Angels surrounded them
As they traveled far
As Heaven and Home
Rang out for the Savior
The sweet Prince of peace
Lay majestically
Asleep glorious and pure
And His mercy endures for always

One child can change the world
Christmas Morn’
The King of all kings was born
He reigns forevermore
Let us worship and adore
Christ the Lord

One child can change the world
On Christmas Morn’
The King of all kings was born
He reigns forevermore
Let us worship him
Let us worship him
Let us worship
Christ the Lord
This angel appeared
The angel appeared
Christ the Lord
On Christmas Morn’

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(59) Comments

  1. Mariuca said...

    hi

    December 27, 2010 at 3:04 AM
  2. Mariuca said...

    Merry Christmas to u and happy holidays! Hope ur having a wonderful break eating all the yummy food and lazing around .. like me! :)

    December 27, 2010 at 3:06 AM
  3. Tekkaus said...

    Haha :D So late already...now only you wanna wish us? :p

    December 27, 2010 at 6:12 AM
  4. Tekkaus said...

    My favourite...hmm...should be curry mutton. :p

    December 27, 2010 at 6:12 AM
  5. Tekkaus said...

    Well...Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you bro. And all the best in shedding those extra kilos. :p

    December 27, 2010 at 6:13 AM
  6. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    Merry Christmas to u Panda! :D

    December 27, 2010 at 6:28 AM
  7. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    hahaha!! if turkey is not a must have food for christmas, i oso dnt like it. but eating dat on christmas really feels like christmas!! haha! i ate turkey during christmas time too! :D

    December 27, 2010 at 6:29 AM
  8. Caroline Ng May Ling said...

    heee! love Mariah Carey Merry Christmas II You album! kept on showing on Straworld n Hitz Channel on the 25th ! very nice!! :D

    December 27, 2010 at 6:31 AM
  9. bluedreamer27 said...

    yup it's Christmas until the Three Kings day which is on January 6 hehe

    December 27, 2010 at 7:12 AM
  10. bluedreamer27 said...

    Merry Christmas Foong!!!!!

    December 27, 2010 at 7:12 AM
  11. bluedreamer27 said...

    listening to Christmas songs makes me feel more Christmassy

    December 27, 2010 at 7:14 AM
  12. bluedreamer27 said...

    but sometimes... it makes me feel very emotional too

    December 27, 2010 at 7:14 AM
  13. ladyviral said...

    Merry Christmas to you too!

    Don't worry I am late in the wishes too XD haha!

    December 27, 2010 at 8:41 AM
  14. Monica said...

    Merry Christmas Foong! ;)

    December 27, 2010 at 10:43 AM
  15. Monica said...

    we had roast turkey too.. but my fave food is raw oysters! :D anyway, my stomach is still a little uneasy after all the makan2! :(

    December 27, 2010 at 10:49 AM
  16. [SK] said...

    hey panda, merry christmas and happy new year!!

    December 27, 2010 at 1:57 PM
  17. [SK] said...

    though xmas was over but i think many are still celebrating the holidays until the new year..

    December 27, 2010 at 1:58 PM
  18. [SK] said...

    but for me, this year is a bit no nice lah, because xmas and new year falls on saturday, and i'm not working on saturdays, so it's like just a weekend and no extra holidays.. :(

    December 27, 2010 at 1:58 PM
  19. [SK] said...

    i don't really celebrate xmas, not at home, only with friends and colleagues.. and when you grow older, the feeling of excitement just went less right??

    December 27, 2010 at 2:00 PM
  20. [SK] said...

    but this year i've eaten all the xmas food.. we had turkey for our company's dinner last week.. nice!! and of course lots of chocolates, hehe~~ :p

    December 27, 2010 at 2:01 PM
  21. Bananazஇ said...

    Merry Xmas Panda would have known about the singer none other than MC..haha

    December 27, 2010 at 2:29 PM
  22. eiling lim said...

    hey Merry Xmas and a Happy New year to you! My fav song is still the "all I want for Xmas is you...."

    December 27, 2010 at 3:34 PM
  23. Mei Teng said...

    Everyone's in holiday mood this week :)

    December 27, 2010 at 3:36 PM
  24. wenn said...

    merry xmas n soon..happy new year

    December 27, 2010 at 4:44 PM
  25. lina said...

    I like Christmas because it's a public holiday. :)

    December 27, 2010 at 5:52 PM
  26. Pete said...

    Happy Holidays!

    December 27, 2010 at 11:50 PM
  27. kyh said...

    i like christmas songs too! in fact, i listen to them throughout the yr! hahaha! :D

    December 27, 2010 at 11:57 PM
  28. ken said...

    merry xmas! :D

    December 28, 2010 at 1:33 AM
  29. bluedreamer27 said...

    hi Foong... just dropping by here

    December 28, 2010 at 10:31 AM
  30. bluedreamer27 said...

    have a great day and happy blogging

    December 28, 2010 at 10:31 AM
  31. iamthewitch said...

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year panda!

    December 28, 2010 at 1:29 PM
  32. Suzzane said...

    Nice Christmas song. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you...

    December 28, 2010 at 1:42 PM
  33. HappySurfer said...

    Merry Christmas again, Foong! Glad you enjoyed yourself.

    I'll pass on Mariah Carey.. Gimme Adam Lambert anytime.. haha.. Peace!

    December 28, 2010 at 2:36 PM
  34. HappySurfer said...

    Foong, it could just be me but the snow app thingey is doing something scary on my browser. Noticed that each time I opened your blog, afterwards, I'd get a Trojan warning. So, can't wait for the snow to disappear.

    December 28, 2010 at 2:40 PM
  35. cc of quaintmelody said...

    Have a great year ahead! :)

    December 28, 2010 at 5:35 PM
  36. Lawstude said...

    happy holidays and all the best in the coming year.

    December 28, 2010 at 7:34 PM
  37. Car Loan Calculator said...

    I love that song so much....thanks for sharing with us....

    December 29, 2010 at 4:22 PM
  38. foongpc said...

    mariuca, thanks! Happy holidays to you too! I'm definitely enjoying all the good food now and getting fat!! : D

    December 30, 2010 at 9:52 PM
  39. foongpc said...

    tekkaus, better late than never! Haha!

    Curry mutton? Don't sound like a Christmas dish to me! LOL!

    Thanks, will do my best to shed all those additional kilos! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 9:53 PM
  40. foongpc said...

    caroline, yeah won't think of eating turkey on other days! Only Christmas time! Haha!

    Ooh! MC's Xmas music shown on Astro? Nice!! Merry Xmas!! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 9:55 PM
  41. foongpc said...

    bluedreamer27, Merry Christmas! Yes, some of those Christmas songs also make me feel emotional : )

    December 30, 2010 at 9:55 PM
  42. foongpc said...

    ladyviral, Merry Christmas!! Better late than never right? : )

    December 30, 2010 at 9:56 PM
  43. foongpc said...

    monica, raw oysters are nice! But I think we both won't want to eat them again, do we? : D

    December 30, 2010 at 9:57 PM
  44. foongpc said...

    SK, Merry Xmas & Happy New Year to you too! Yeah, too bad this year both fall on Sat, no holiday for you! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 9:58 PM
  45. foongpc said...

    bananaz, haha but of course! : D

    December 30, 2010 at 9:58 PM
  46. foongpc said...

    eiling lim, Merry Xmas to you!! I love "All I Want For Christmas Is You" too : )

    December 30, 2010 at 9:59 PM
  47. foongpc said...

    mei teng, yeah it's so nice to be in holiday mood! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:00 PM
  48. foongpc said...

    wenn, same to you! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:00 PM
  49. foongpc said...

    lina, that's a very good reason to like Christmas! Haha!

    December 30, 2010 at 10:00 PM
  50. foongpc said...

    pete, happy holidays to you too! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:01 PM
  51. foongpc said...

    kyh, wow! You listen to Christmas songs throughout the year? Why?

    December 30, 2010 at 10:01 PM
  52. foongpc said...

    ken, Merry Xmas to you too! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:01 PM
  53. foongpc said...

    bluedreamer27, thanks! happy blogging to you too : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:02 PM
  54. foongpc said...

    iamthewitch, same to you! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:02 PM
  55. foongpc said...

    suzzane, thanks, I love the song! And Happy New Year to you too! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:03 PM
  56. foongpc said...

    happysurfer, Adam Lambert I like too! But he does not sing any Christmas songs, does he?

    What browser are you using? So far I have no problem with the snow fall, and neither has anyone complain to me.

    December 30, 2010 at 10:05 PM
  57. foongpc said...

    cc, thanks! Wow! Long time didn't hear from you!

    December 30, 2010 at 10:05 PM
  58. foongpc said...

    lawstude, happy holidays to you too! And best wishes for the new year! : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:06 PM
  59. foongpc said...

    car loan calculator, welcome! I love that song too! It's such a beautiful song yes? : )

    December 30, 2010 at 10:07 PM