A Christmas Meme

I borrowed this from Marianne who borrowed it from Judy

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? both. I’m horrible at wrapping anything but simple square or rectangle boxes

2. Real or artificial tree? I love the smell of real, but I’m so paranoid that it would get too dry catch on fire and burn my house down so we go with a very nice artificial.

3. When do you put up the tree? Generally 2-3 weeks before Christmas.

4. When do you take the tree down? by New Years Day

5. Do you like eggnog? Love it!

6. Favorite gift received as a child? My Breyer horses that I collected as a child.

7. Do you have a nativity scene? I wish. I’d really love to have one.

8. Hardest person to buy for? My sister in law. She has everything.

9. Easiest person to buy for? My mom. She either wants bath salts or lotion, chocolate or puzzles. Easy.

10. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? It wasn’t exactly bad but I got a food dehydrator and a juicer from my DH one year. Ever the practical man. I like a little frivolous this time of year. He’s made up for it since.

11. Mail or email Christmas cards? either one.

12. Favorite Christmas Movie? Charlie Brown Christmas tied with The Grinch.

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? Um….right about now.

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? Yes

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? My mom’s coffee cake which she only makes for Christmas. And her Christmas Eve prime rib.

16. Clear lights or colored on the tree? Clear

17. Favorite Christmas song? Several… Wasailing Song, Good King Wenceslas, We Three Kings

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? stay home

19. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer? Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen, and Rudolph.

20. Angel on the tree top or a star? Angel

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or Christmas morning? Christmas morning

22. Most annoying thing about this time of year? The crowds and traffic.

23. Do you decorate your tree in any specific theme or color? No specific theme.

24. What do/did you leave for Santa? plate of cookies and a glass of milk.


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