How to survive kitchen mess during Christmas

December 5, 2017

Happy Christmas!
It’s official, the month of December is finally here and we all know what it means….
Nonstop cooking, nonstop cleaning, and our fave, nonstop eating.

We are totally counting down to Christmas! We’ve been busy with completing our menu for Noche Buena, catching last minute holiday deals and sale for Christmas gifts, and oh, I’m busy packing stuff too cos I’m still flying to Seoul this December! On top of that, there are TONS of Christmas parties and reunions to attend to. SRSLY. It’s very exhausting.

Since Christmas is just around the corner, I cannot help but focus on the things that matters to us moms the most. Other than our kids, that is. And it’s about keeping our kitchen neat and clean while we run around in circles chopping meat and mixing ingredients. In all honesty, I do not cook. I tried. But I failed, horribly at it so let’s just leave it at that. But when it comes to keeping our home clean and organize, I can totally raise both of my hands to that.

Organize your ingredients and spices

Having your ingredients all in one spot will save you time running around your kitchen looking for them. What you can also do is to decorate your bottles with Christmas theme or you can simply add labels to your spices.

Decorate your dining area + Plan what you’re serving on Christmas eve

Ilabas ang mga bagong pinggan, kutsara, at tinidor! Make everything festive by decorating your dining area for Christmas eve. It’s a once in a year event so it’s okay to bring out those nice, sparkly utensils you’re saving up for events like this.

Planning your menu will help you get a glimpse of how your Noche Buena will be like. Make sure to save some room for dessert or a nice Hot Choco will do too!

Never, ever forget the kitchen towels and dining napkins. JUST DON’T.

Believe it or not, I am very much addicted to tissue papers, kitchen towels, napkins, wet tissues, name it, I have it on my bag and all over my house. It’s kind of a habit I learned when I was in Catholic school during High School. It was a practice for us to have some sort of napkin or paper towel or a hanky with us everyday.

This Christmas, why not go a little extra mile with your kitchen towels and napkins? Are you up for it? If so, head on to your fave supermarket and grab some Sanicare Christmas edition boxes!

Sanicare’s special Christmas boxes called Liwanag Christmas boxes is designed by world-class Filipino talent, Alex Eduque, founder of MovEd. Getting inspiration from parols (lanterns), she believes that parols are a symbolic representation that evoke a notion of promise and unification. It also transcends social classes and lights up all Filipino homes.

Alex chose to integrate the stars in her design because it is a constant reminder that we share the same sky and despite the stark differences and circumstances in all corners of the world, that each one of us has a star shining brightly within.

Let’s not forget how festive their kitchen towels are!

TBH, the boxes and towels are so pretty that I don’t want to open and use them as they perfectly match our Christmas decors at home.

Feeling lucky and bright this Christmas season? Join Sanicare’s Christmas Bright promo and win yourself some awesome holiday treats!

Click here to know more.

  1. To join, Interested participants need to post a creative photo on their Facebook account featuring the Sanicare Facial Tissue Liwanag Series Box.
  2. It must include a caption that starts with the phrase, “My Christmas is extra bright this year because ____!” and must tag 3 other friends. Entries also should include the mandatory hashtags #SanicareLiwanagSeries #Sanicare #SCPA
  3. Once posted, the participant must go back to the Sanicare PH Facebook promo post and click the link provided in order to submit the entry.

Promo Details:
  • The promo will run from November 22 to January 01, 2018.
  • Deadline of submission is on January 01 at 6pm.
  • Winners will be announced on January 15, 2018 on the Sanicare PH Facebook Page.
  • The grand prize winner will be given four (4) all day passes to Dream Play and Lunch buffet for four (4) at The Café at the Hyatt City of Dreams Manila.
  • 10 consolation prize winners will also be chosen to each receive a 2,000 peso Sodexo Gift Certificate from Sanicare.
  • Visit the Sanicare PH Facebook Page for more details about the promo.
  • DTI Permit No. 18311 Series of 2017

May you have a wonderful & festive Christmas!

Rookie Mommy PH - Keeping myself from opening these gorgeous boxes!

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