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Rebecca Empinado Tse





01 - What's your routine on Christmas morning?
Get up and go to church to greet our Lord Happy Birthday and to thank our Lady for saying yes.

02 - The best Christmas I ever spent was...When the kids were little and still believe in Santa and see the sparkle in their eyes as they open their gifts..

03 - What do you do Christmas Eve?
Listen to Christmas songs. 

04 - When do you decorate for Christmas?
Around the first week of December

05 - Where will you be spending the holidays this year?
Home as we just got back from a fairly long trip ( about 19 days which for me is long).

06 - What sits on top of your Christmas Tree?
No tree this year but had an angel that flaps it's wings on and off during the previous years when we had a tree.


07 - Who cooks Christmas dinner?
Not me although I used to cook some during the previous years when the kids were still home and we used to have parties at home with friends. My brother in law would get family pictures of friends and I blew it up to give as gifts for the next year. It's funny to see my living room when I visit my friends' homes.


08 - What is your favorite Christmas dish?
Pancit is my favorite Filipino food for all occasion.

09 - What is your favorite holiday dessert?
Of course leche plan

10 - Favorite holiday tradition with your family?
Greet all family members Merry Christmas and Happy New Year in person or by phone.


11 - What’s your favorite part of Christmas Day?
Just take it easy and relax reflecting on the wonder and miracle of Christmas.

12 - Christmas Shopping, carefully planned or last minute?
Now I give money or send gifts by mail order. No hassle.


13 - The best Christmas present I ever got was...
Can't think of any..

14 - Favorite Holiday Memory as a Child?
Going to Cebu City for a week with the whole family and watch firecrackers thrown on the streets on Christmas Eve, then go to midnight mass followed by Noche Buena.


15 - What is your favorite movie to watch around the holidays?
The Nutcracker


16 - What’s your favorite Christmas song of all time?
O Little Town of Bethlehem 

17 - What would you like Santa to bring you this year?
Nothing material


18 - New Year's Resolutions - make them or not?
No. I always break them If I don't make any then I don't break anything. 

19 - My favorite thing about Christmas is..
The celebration of the miracle of God coming down to earth to become human for the salvation of mankind.