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Christmas Is Not Christmas Without Fruit Cakes

TODAY IS CHRISTMAS EVE... this year will be a bit different for me, staying home the whole day and night.  A very quiet evening at the moment and not quiet anymore in a matter of hours.

I really do not mind the quietness, I am not idling... in fact my fingers never stops... either I am here on the laptop, or playing on my iPad, Sodoku or watching my favourite Astro series which I have been faithfully recorded for many weeks already.

My buddy dropped by to visit me, bringing lunch and accompanying yours truly till evening, then she left.  Half hour later, another friend dropped by... bringing me a gift and special food for my furry member as well.  So nice of them!  My day is
Her special homemade gift for Christmas!
Freshly baked Fruit Cake!
 I couldn't resist and cut a Big piece to eat as soon as she left... 
The aroma of the brandy filled my mouth... hmmmmm......
And at 7pm........
My sister-in-law brought dinner... 
Yum Yum....
She told me it is just simple food, hope I don't mind....
Mind?? I should be the one who say..
"Hope you don't mind cooking for me"
hahahahaa...
How to mind when someone cooks for you and bringing it over....
Must QUICKLY say THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
And that was not all...
She brought over a Big Chunk of her homemade Fruit Cake as well...
hahahahaa...
IN a matter of an hour, I have TWO chunks of Fruit Cakes!!
I can have a fruit cake party now...
hahahahaa....
I guess....
Christmas is not Christmas without Fruit Cakes!

WISHING YOU MY READERS
A BLESSED CHRISTMAS!!

Comments

  1. A brandy fruit cake is the best. I tasted rum fruit cake before, so so rich and sweet.

    Merry Christmas, Claire.

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  2. Wah ...so nice , got gift already. Merry Xmas sis!

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  3. You are so blessed to receive not one but two fruit cakes. Merry Christmas!

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    1. Will save some for you and May!! hahahahaa...that is all I can offer for this year!

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  4. A blessed Christmas to you and your family too. How nice to have two fruit cakes to munch on.

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  5. I got mine too! Blessed Christmas to you and your loved ones, cheers!

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  6. wah!! how nice!! I want those blocks of fruit cakes too!! err, maybe I can't be greedy lah, or just two slices of them would be enough to make me happy already, hehehe!! nice friends leh~~ :)

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    1. Come SK! All I can give you is fruit cakes! hahahaa..

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  7. Huh? Fruit cake is a Christmas food ah? I never knew that! Good to know! I always thought turkey or yule log only. Merry Christmas to you!

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    1. hehehe.. why not... fruit cakes is a norm besides turkey and stuffings!

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  8. Best nyer...got 2 big slabs of fruitcakes to enjoy! Well, Merry Christmas to you Claire and don't wallop too much cake, ok? hee..hee...

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    1. hahahaa.. walloped one piece after each meal... ok, ok, will try to refrain!!

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  9. Merry Christmas to you & your loved ones. You are blessed with so much fruit cake & homecooked food to enjoy. Have a great Christmas. God Bless.

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  10. Merry Christmas to you and your family...

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  11. Yummy looking fruit cakes. Merry Christmas!

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