We may have small intimate gatherings instead of family reunions. The budget may be tight, and we're shopping online instead of braving the malls and bazaars. But even masks and face shields cannot hide the smiles in our eyes now that the holidays are near.
It's a few weeks before the last 'ber month of the year. While the global pandemic is still upon us (yes, the virus is still out there!), nothing can cancel the Christmas spirit -- especially not among Pinoys.
11 celebrity Christmas trees
Many families have had their Christmas trees up since September. Others waited until after Halloween. If you haven't decided on your Christmas tree theme this year, let these inspire you to get your homes Christmas-ready!
Bianca Gonzales had their tree up on Hallow's Eve. She went with a simple white and gold motif.
Andi Manzano's green Christmas tree is tall and wide. The girls helped decorate it.
Judy Ann Santos
Judy Ann has had their Christmas tree for 11 years. Talk about quality.
It's excellent to recycle Christmas decor, as Erika did. She's keeping it neat.
Kaye's tree has yellow, white, and red decor. She even had polar bears dressed in sweaters.
Paula's white living room is brightened by her green tree with gold trimmings.
Divine's tree got bold red and gold trimmings. Baz loved helping decorate it.
Marjorie had collected Christmas decor over the years. Her tree is mostly white and silver, with green and red accents, but there's more.
Iya has had her tree up in time for Halloween. White and red is her tree's theme with bold decor.
Pauleen Luna Sotto
We spot ad gingerbread man and a polar bear in Pauleen Luna Sotto's tree.
For Kathryn's family, they tasked set designer Gideon Hermosa to make their seven-year-old tree look new!