And just ’cause I’m in the mood, a holiday meme…..
1.) Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate? Egg Nog…yummmm….*g*
2.) Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree? Santa wraps presents, very creatively too, I must say! Lots of bows & ribbons & cute little thingees entangled in them.
3.) Colored lights on tree/house or white? Colored when we do a real tree, though last year we got a prelit tree, and the lights are white.
4.) Do you hang mistletoe? Oh yes.
5.) When do you put your decorations up? We usually do it around the 15th, just after Craig’s birthday.
6.) What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)? I LOVE IT ALL. I am not kidding. Roast poultry with stuffing and gravy and mashed potatoes is like one of my fav things.
7.) Favorite Christmas memory as a child? I don’t really remember any of those.
8.) When and how did you learn the truth about Santa? I think maybe sometime around the age of 6 or 7, prolly from my mom.
9.) Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve? No, we prefer to torture ourselves all Xmas eve night, staring at the prettily wrapped presents! It’s so much more fun opening them the next morning!!
10.) How do you decorate your Christmas tree? We have a ton of cute little crafty-country-type ornaments mixed with colored glass balls and candy canes and little stuffed ornaments (cats and bears and rabbits and santas and snowmen) and we use silver fabric ribbons & bows instead of garland. The whole effect is very whimsical and charming.
11.) Snow! Love it or Dread it? Love it in December, by February, I’m sick of it.
12.) Can you ice skate? Yep.
13.) Do you remember your favorite gift? My fav Xmas present ever is a beautiful necklace Craig gave me our 1st Xmas together.
14.) What’s the most important thing about the Holidays for you? Spending time with family and friends.
15.) What is your favorite holiday desert? Dutch apple pie, warm, with french vanilla ice cream. Hmm, also xmas cookies. Yummm.
16. What is your favorite holiday tradition? Staying up really late on xmas eve, cuddling in front of the tree with my honey.
17.) What tops your tree? An angel bear
18.) Which do you prefer giving or receiving? Both!
19.) What is your favorite Christmas Song? I love them all, but I think prolly “Have Yourself a Merry Little Xmas,” “Suzy Snowflake,” I want a Hippopotamus for Xmas, ” & “White Xmas” are my absolute favs.
21.) Favorite Christmas Movie? “The Family Stone” (rent this if you haven’t seen it, it’s excellent!!) and “Elf.” Craig loves “Home Alone 1 & 2.”
22.) What do you leave for Santa? Cookies & milk, of course. *grinwink* With some spiked eggnog on the side.