Our Christmas tree- with decorations around the bottom. (yes Bumpkins does leave the Nativity Set alone).
Our advent calendar.
I found this meme over at Kaki's.
Favorite Christmas cartoon:
Frosty the snowman.
Favorite Christmas movie:
It's a Wonderful Life and Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
Favorite Christmas song (traditional):
What Child is This?
Favorite Christmas song (pop/modern):
Feed the World
Favorite Christmas cookie:
Baklava, and clove cookies
Favorite family tradition:
Going to church Christmas Eve and then driving around looking at the Christmas Lights.
I found this meme over at Sprite's.
1. Wrapping paper or gift bag?
Gift Bag and tissue paper. What could be easier?
2. Real tree or artificial?
3. When do you put up your tree?
As soon as we get the phone call that the trees are in. Early December.
4. When do you take down your tree?
Just before New Years when all the needles start to fall off (because I quit watering it).
5. Do you like eggnog?
I love hot eggnog (can't drink it as I am lactose intolerant- and the soy doesn't taste the same).
6. Favorite gift received as a child?
My tonka dumptruck.
7. Do you have a nativity scene?Two- One under the tree and an ornament in the tree.
8. Hardest person to buy for?
9. Easiest person to buy for?
Princess and Bumpkins
10. Worst Christmas gift you’ve ever received?
Presto Pizza cooker (kids love it though).
11. Mail or email Christmas cards?
Christmas cards? What are those? Neither.
12. Favorite Christmas movie?
It’s a Wonderful Life and Christmas Eve on Sesame Street
13. When do you start shopping for Christmas?
January and then watch for sales all year.
14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas Present?
Of course. Doesn't everyone...
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas?
Fudge and Baklava
16. White or colored lights?
Colored- because that is what the family likes..... But one year I will have a white tree.
17. Favorite Christmas song?
“Feed the World"
18. Traveling for Christmas or stay home?
Stay at home- everyone else travels.
19. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer?
Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen (no google searching either).
20. Angel or Star on top of tree?
Angel ornament- looking for the perfect Angel for the top.
21. Open presents Christmas Eve or morning?
Christmas morning. With one opening on Christmas Eve (pj's anyone)
22. Most annoying thing about this time of year?
Open swim at work.
23. What I love most about Christmas?
Everything! The parties, the lights, gift finding/giving.