Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Christmas Tags..

I was tagged By Cristina from here and well, she juggles here, too.

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Both. It helps build the suspense. And sometimes I just don't have the right box.

2. Real tree or artificial? Artificial - The professor is allergic. And well, it's hard to find a 3ft Christmas tree at a Tree "lot".

3. When do you put up the tree? Always tried to do so the weekend after Thanksgiving. We barely made it this year.

4. When do you take the tree down? Sometime before Valentine's day.

5. Do you like eggnog? Not really. I'll take a drink if someone offers - but it's not my favorite. The funny story in the family is when my little brother was really little and refused to drink the stuff. Calling it "Dirty Milk."

6. Favorite gift received as a child? I'm easily amused and love gifts. But the year I got my big red bike -- I actually shed tears.

7. Do you have a Nativity scene? Made by Fisher Price.

8. Hardest person to buy for? My Father. The Professor is almost as difficult.

9. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? .... *drawing a blank* ...

10. Mail or email Christmas cards? Yes.

11. Favorite Christmas Movie? I don't have one. Though I'm really fond of the original "Grinch" as read by Boris Karloff.

12. When do you start shopping for Christmas? It varies year by year. This year we didn't start until December.

13. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? Paper or plastic?

14. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? It would be easier saying I detest fruitcake - but will eat just about everything else.

15. Clear lights or colored on the tree? blue.

16. Favorite Christmas song? I don't have one. Too many to choose from. Though - this year a favored one is "I want a hippopotamus for Christmas"

17. Travel at Christmas or stay home? It depends on where the presents are....

18. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer? They already have perfectly good names.

19. Angel on the tree top or a star? Snowman

20. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning? Oooo We like to keep the kids guessing. This year we were actually thinking of letting them open gifts from their grandparents on the saturday before Christmas... and then open ours on Christmas or Christmas eve. I rather like the idea of just suddenly announcing to the kids "Let's open Gifts!!"

21. Most annoying thing about this time of year? I like Christmas, really, but when you need to buy ordinary stuff and all you can find is Red & Green??? it gets a bit old.

22. Best thing about this time of year? Presents!! This is a dream season for the person who's love language is GIFTS.

So what about you??


jugglingpaynes said...

See how much I learn from you? I never heard the hippo song. Another favorite for my list!

Peace and Laughter,

Tracy said...

Blue lights...I bet that is pretty.

Regina said...

HA! I love your answers! I did this on my blog, I wish I had thought of the clever answers you gave. I think my favorite answer is Santa's reindeer having perfectly good names! Classic!


Anonymous said...

LOVE IT! :o)

KarenW said...

Great answers! Especially number 18!

Halfmoon Girl said...

You are so clever with your answers! I like to watch the Grinch every year- can't stand the Jim Carey version.