Thursday, December 23, 2010

Christmas meme

I haven't done a "meme" in ages - mostly cause they are repetitive .. but I hadn't seen one based on Christmas before. Thanks to abby I have something more interesting to post about than my snuffly nose..





1.Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?

Would you believe I don't much like either.. though I used to love eggnog with rum...

2.Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?
He wraps them of course !!!

3.Colored lights on tree/house or white?
white.... on both house and tree.

4.Do you hang mistletoe?
No of course not.. who needs mistletoe...

5.When do you put your decorations up?
First of December I start and the tree usually goes up the second week of December

6.What is your favorite holiday dish?
leftover turkey sandwiches with dressing

7.Favorite Holiday memory as a child?
baking with my grandmother

8.When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
I honestly don't remember......

9.Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?
yes now.. as that is when we celebrate as a family
but when I was a child absolutely not.. there were no gifts under the tree until the 25th

10.How do you decorate your Christmas tree?
As the spirit moves me - usually a different theme every year.

11.Snow! Love it or Dread it?
Love snow..... but only from December 20th to January 1st then it can all melt and disappear thank you very much !!!

12.Can you ice skate?
used to yes.. in fact I used to take figure skating lessons - until I fell and chipped my elbow.. haven't been on skates since.

13.Do you remember your favorite gift?
Yes.. it was the year my parents told me I was too old for dolls (I used to get a new doll every Christmas) BUT Santa left a miniature baby doll in hand knit dress, bonnet and booties in the top of my stocking.

14.What’s the most important thing about the Holidays for you?
I know it sounds clich├ęd but being with my family and loved ones...

15.What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?
Honestly I don't have a current one ....... I used to love my grandmother's meringues... with ice cream and caramel sauce.. no one made them like she did.

16.What tops your tree?
an angel - yeah I know boring......but I haven't found a Christmas fairy for the top of a tree

17.Which do you prefer giving or receiving?
Definitely giving..

18.What is your favorite Christmas Song?
Away in a manger - with actions - sung by a choir of 5 year olds

19.Candy Canes: Yuck or Yum?
yummy - only when they are old and chewy and they have to be peppermint flavoured

20. Favorite Christmas Show?
Probably The Grinch

21.Saddest Christmas Song?
I'll be home for Christmas

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