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Christmas 2012

Today is Christmas.

I’m not feeling very Christmassy. There is no tree in the house.

The tree is spending its Christmas in its box, in the storeroom. Just like last year. And the year before. Oops.

It’s not that we do not want to put up the tree. It’s just that in its place in the living room are some other clutter things.

Besides, we were so busy the past week, I could hardly breathe.

Ok, excuses.


Not all excuses. I was really busy baking.

Making cupcakes, cake pops and cakes for people who have placed orders for the goodies to share their joy and celebratory mood with their loved ones.


It’s hard to imagine that of all the baking and time I spent in the kitchen, none, I repeat NONE of those are for people I treasure – my family, my friends.

I have the habit of not making wastage, which means no extras, and no room for mistakes.

It didn’t quite dawn on me when I was planning my bakes earlier, that I would have no extras. I was just focused on getting all my orders done without having a pair of hands that feel disconnected to my body – which means I have to be most energy-efficient.

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