Friday, December 12, 2008

Christmas Tag

I read this on a friend's blog and so am putting it here with my answers. I hope you do the same so that I can read your answers on your blog.
1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate? Egg Nog...I love finding it in the store for the first time around Halloween!
2. Does Santa wrap gifts, or place them under the tree? Depends on the size
3. Colored lights on the house/tree or white? White on the house, colored on the tree
4. Do you hang mistletoe? Nope
5. When do you put up decorations? The day after Thanksgiving
6. What is your favorite Christmas dish? do Christmas cookies count??
7. Favorite Christmas memory? Owen left Ranch with carrots for the reindeer...he said they couldn't eat them without the Ranch!
8. When did you learn the truth about Santa? I really don't remember. I knew I had to play along for a while once I found out though because my brothers still thought he was real.
9. Do you open gifts on Christmas Eve? We open extended family gifts (aunts, uncles, etc) and we open our new pj's
10. How do you decorate your tree? ornaments from when Abe and I were kids, the kids' ornaments, ornaments they have made...pretty much anything!
11. Snow: love it or dread it? Love it, love it, love it!
12. Can you ice skate? I can't remember the last time I went...I'd probably get the hang of it after a while.
13. Do you remember your favorite gift? My very first Cabbage Patch Kid.
14. What is the most important thing about Christmas for you? Celebrating the birth of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and watching the kids' excitement.
15. What is your favorite Christmas dessert? Christmas cookies
16. What is your favorite Christmas tradition? New jammies each year
17. What tops your tree? A tin star
18. Which do you prefer: giving or receiving? Definitely giving
19. What is your favorite Christmas song? I love them all, but if I had to choose a few: Away in a Manger, Come on Ring Those Bells, Grown-Up Christmas List
20. Candy Canes: yum or yuck? Yum
21. What do you want for Christmas? Spending time with all the family
22. Do you attend an annual Christmas party? Yes
23. Do you dress up on Christmas or wear pjs? Pjs in the morning and then something a little nicer for Christmas dinner.
24. Do you own a Santa hat? Yep
25. With whom do you normally spend Christmas? My family Christmas Eve and early Christmas morning, then Abe's family for the rest of Christmas, but we may flip-flop this year.