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Taking Gifting to the Next Level

The happiest season on earth is fast approaching. In the Philippines, the longest celebration of Christmas started since last month. A lot of my friends kept on asking me if I have a Christmas wish list. For the past two years, I became busy at work as a homebased content writer. I hope that I could took a well-deserved vacation after the stress I’ve been going through for several months already.

Taking Gifting to the Next Level

It’s been a long time that I gave gifts to my mom, two sisters, brother and a lovable niece. Mom loves to cook and I want her to have cooking set. With my two fashionable sisters, Michelle and Anna who loves to flaunt the latest trends, I want them to have a pair of Converse’s Chuck Taylor which I am an avid collector. JM, my 30-year-old geek brother who fascinated with gadgets and music, I want to give him a sleek Beats by Dre music gear that I’m sure he will love it. Lastly, to my lovely niece, Charlize, she recently adores My Little Pony stuff, I want to have one of those toys that she kept on asking me to buy for her.

Just several weeks ago, I was touched by an old man whenever I saw him seated nearby the tricycle terminal in our area everyday. I was moved through his gesture when he smiled back at me everytime I had a chance to give him foods that I bought after doing errands, got teary eyed upon learning that his wife died due to cancer and he’s been asking for alms for two years already.

This Christmas, I want to share my blessings to the needy by having a simple gathering in an orphanage, and help the old man to contact his relatives.

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For more updates about this year’s “Merry SM Christmas” campaign, visit SM’s official Christmas microsite (https://www.smsupermalls.com/merrysmchristmas2015) and follow its official social media accounts at Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/smsupermalls), Twitter (https://twitter.com/smsupermalls), and Instagram (https://instagram.com/smsupermalls/); and get an insider access to all the fun happenings at SM Supermalls nationwide through Viber (http://chats.viber.com/SMsupermalls). Shoppers can actively share their holiday merriments inside the SM Supermalls by posting their photos on social media and adding the hashtag #MerrySMChristmas2015.

Christian Melanie Lee is a freelance social media manager and web developer. She also devoted her time managing her food blog, and music/concert blog. One of the Hootsuite Ambassador for the Philippines since 2014 and currently working as social media manager for the local band, The Itchyworms. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram.