Monday, December 18, 2006

One Week 'Til Christmas

I borrowed this from eatmisery.

1. Eggnog or Hot chocolate?
hot chocolate

2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?
some of both

3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?
both, I'm a Redneck! ;-)

4. Do you hang mistletoe?
sometimes, if someone will shoot it out of a tree. there is a lot growing in the oaks

5. When do you decorate for Christmas?
after Thanksgiving

6. What is your favorite holiday dish? (Excluding desserts!)
my sweet potato souffle that's not really a souffle

7. Favorite holiday memory as a child.
waking up ungodly early to see if Santa had come yet

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
probably around age 8 when it was thunderstorming real bad on Christmas Eve night and I knew that Sants couldn't navigate an open sled in that weather.

9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?

10. Do you bake cookies every year?
not recently, but this year Santa will get blackberry muffins instead of cookies because he's got to be sick of cookies by now

11. Snow? Love it or dread it?
love it but I've never had a real, true white Christmas

12. Can you ice skate?
used to

13. Do you remember your favorite gift?
age 7 I got a doll called The Littlest Angel. I just loved that doll!

14. What's your favorite thing about the holidays? What's the most
important thing about the Holidays for you?

getting to treat people with things they don't normally get; friends and family

15. Favorite holiday dessert?
pecan pie

16. What is your favorite Holiday tradition?
giving gifts

17. What is your tree topper like?
honestly, I'm not sure because the kids decorated the tree and I didn't notice the top

18. Do you like to give or receive?

19. What is your favorite Christmas carol?
"Blue Christmas" by Elvis and "Winter Wonderland" (most versions)

20. Candy canes? Yuck or Yum?
yuck, usually

21. What was the one gift you always wanted for Christmas but never got?
as a child, a Lava Lamp, but I do have one now! LOL

22. Do you buy a gift for yourself when shopping?
just something small

23. Favorite Christmas Movie?
Not sure, probably Miracle on 34th Street

24. How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?
I make the kids do it. We have lots of variety in ornaments. I like that better than a perfectly coordinated department store tree.

25. What do you do on Christmas morning?
open presents then go to grandparents' house to open more presents and eat

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