Monday, December 22, 2008

Christmas Meme

I was tagged a week or so ago by Dana and I am finally getting around to it between the laundry and wrapping gifts. So here it goes.

1. Eggnog or Hot chocolate? I love hot chocolate, especially mexican hot chocolate.

2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree? It depends on how things are going that year and how many other things need to be done as well.

3. Colored lights on house/tree or white? Our are always white they are so beautiful.

4. Do you hang mistletoe? We didn't this year not quite sure where it is at.

5. When do you put your decorations up? We try to have them up by the first weekend in December.

6. What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)? I love sweet potato casserole.

7. Favorite holiday memory as a child? I loved going to my Aunt Linda's house on Christmas Eve (mom's sister), we would always have a huge dinner and then open gifts.

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa? Are you kidding me, no Santa!, that is horrific!

9. So do you open a gift on Christmas Eve? We go over to my in-law's and exchange gifts with each other on Christmas Eve.

10. How do you decorate your Christmas tree? Right now with very minimal decorations at least until the boys get older.

11. Snow. Love it or dread it? I love snow as long as there is no sleet or ice associated with it.

12. Can you ice skate? Yes...But it has been a very long time.

13. Do you remember your favorite gift? Doug got my a pair of beautiful earrings for our first Christmas after we were married, I wear them every year.

14. What is the most importand thing about the holidays for you? Spending time with my family and celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

15. What is your favorite holiday dessert? It has to be pumpkin pie with cool whip. What else is there to have?

16. What is your favorite holiday tradition? Staying home on Christmas morning and watching the boys open their gifts.

17. What tops your Christmas tree? An very beautiful angel that Eli picked out.

18. Which do you prefer giving or receiving? I love giving presents and watching their reaction.

19. What is you favorite Christmas song? "O Holy Night"

20. Candy canes. Yum or yuck? They are ok, but we love the peppermint cake ice cream bars, they taste like Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies.

21. What do you want for Christmas? For my family to be happy and healthy as we celebrate Jesus' birth.

22. Do you attend an annual Christmas party? No we do not.

23. Do you dress up for Christmas Eve or wear PJ's? We kind of dress up it is more so casual, we go to my in-law's and then to Doug's grandmother's house as well.

24. Do you own a Santa hat? Me personally no, but the boys each have one.

25. Who do you normally spend Christmas with? It is just Doug and I with the boys on Christmas, my in-law's have a get together Christmas Day night as well but we are not sure if we are going or not.

I am supposed to tag someone but with it being so close to Christmas and everyone so busy if you would like to do it then I would love to read your answers.


Our Peculiar Life said...

I want to play! :-) I love your new picture Danielle!! It is so pretty!!

megan k said...


And to answer your question of "if we stay in the cabins or the lodge." We stay in the little cabins across from Devil's Pool Rest. so cozy and romantic!

6HappyHearts said...

Great pic on your title bar!!!
What are peppermint cake ice cream bars? They sound delish!!