Life at 1572: Getting to Know you Holiday Style

Getting to Know you Holiday Style

Welcome to the 'Holiday Edition' of getting to know your friends. Try not to be a SCROOGE!!!
1. Wrapping paper or gift bag? Paper, it is fun to unwrap the gift

2. Real or Artificial tree? I like both, but we have an artificial tree

3. When do you put up the tree? Usually the day after thanksgiving, we were late this year

4. When do you take the tree down? Sometime the first week of January

5. Do you like Eggnog? Yes, very yummy! No alcohol though

6. Favorite gift you received as a child? chalkboard, art stuff, barbies, when I was older my Angel from my dad

7. Do you have a nativity scene, menorah etc? No

8. Hardest person to buy for? brother or sister

9. Easiest person to buy for? Jack or Zach

10. Worst Christmas gift ever received? I don't want to say, but nothing too horrible

11. Christmas Cards...Snail mail or E-mail? Christmas Card, but maybe not this year

Not sure what happened to 12 or 13 i copied this from an email

14. Have you ever 'recycled' a Christmas present? No

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? All the goodies, Christmas cookie, grandma's breakfast

16. Clear lights or colored on the tree? Both, our tree has a remote that can turn on colored, white, or both at the same time

17. Favorite Christmas Song? All of them. I keep it tuned to Star 102 on the computer. Favorites, Trans Siberian Orchestra Wizards in Winter, White Christmas, and Jingle Bells

18. Travel at Christmas or Stay Home? Stay home, but I'd like to be with family so we'd have to travel

19. Can you name Santa's Reindeer? Yep

20. Do you have an Angel or a Star on top of your tree? Angel

21. Open the Presents Christmas Eve or Morning? One present Christmas Eve, the rest Christmas morning

22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? Nothing annoys me

23. Shopping...Mall or on-line? Mall

24. Do you decorate outside for Christmas or just inside (or at all?) Inside and out, we have lights on the outside

25. Favorite Christmas cookie? Sugar cookies cut with festive cookie cutters, and iced

26. Do you own Christmassy clothing or jewelry? Nope

27. Do you believe in Santa? I believe in the magic of Santa

28. What's your favorite annual Christmas show? How the Grinch Stole Christmas the cartoon

4 comments:

Aunt Janet said...

1.Wrapping paper or gift bag?
wrapping paper
2. Real or Artificial tree?
artificial
3.when do u put up tree?
very close to Xmas
4. when go u take down the tree?
sometime in Jan
5. Do u like eggnog?
NO - never did --YUK!!
6. Fav gift rec'd as child?
Shirley Temple doll - wish I
still had her!!
7. do u have navivity scene/monorah
yes - the the front yard
8. Hardest person to buy for
my kids- they want high $ stuff
9. Easiest to buy for?
Grandma
10 Worst Xmas gift rec'd?
Electric window scraper
11. Xmas cards or email cards?
Haven't sent any in a long
time, sorry Rudy!!
14. Recycled a present?
yes, electric window scraper
I got from Clayton at Venture.
It ended up we re-gifted each
year to each other also trying
to disguising the gift.
15. Fav thing to eat at Xmas?
Grandma's breakfast (biscuits/
gravy) sorry CA
16.Clear lights / colored lights?
my tree has both
17. Fav Xmas song?
Josh Groban "Noel"
all the oldies like Bing,Frank
Dean, Nat King Cole, etc.
18.travel or stay home?
stay home 2 mi to grandma's
19. Can u name Santa's reindeer?
yes, later
20.Star or angel on the tree?
angel doll
21. open presents/Xmas eve or morn
Xmas morning
22. Most annoying thing at Xmas?
stores that have only 2 items
for that huge sale
23.shopping mall/online?
mall
24.decorate inside or outside/both?
outside haven't for a long
time. Inside - very little
25. Fav Xmas cookie?
sugar cookie- with icing
26.Do u own Xmas jewelry?
Yes,haven't worn in a long time
except maybe a necklace bell
27.Believe in Santa?
the magic/spirit he can bring
28. Fav annual Xmas show?
Bells of St. Mary -Bing Crosby

Now everyone can answer by the looking at mine for the questions!!
Have a Happy Holiday!!!

xxxooo

Ronda said...

Getting to Know you Holiday Style

Welcome to the 'Holiday Edition' of getting to know your friends. Try not to be a SCROOGE!!!
1. Wrapping paper or gift bag? Paper, it is much more fun to unwrap the gift

2. Real or Artificial tree? Artificial is more practical
3. When do you put up the tree? Day after Thanksgiving.
4. When do you take the tree down? Normally first of Jan. but this year, it will be Christmas day as we are moving 4 days later!

5. Do you like Eggnog? Yes

6. Favorite gift you received as a child? A great Art Set!

7. Do you have a nativity scene, menorah etc? Yes, but not out this year... Didn't want to have to pack everything back up again!

8. Hardest person to buy for? Son-inlaw and Daughter-in-law

9. Easiest person to buy for? Constance and Ivy

10. Worst Christmas gift ever received? Probably clothing that was the wrong size, color or style.

11. Christmas Cards...Snail mail or E-mail? Christmas cards for sure. I love getting a personal card from someone. Knowing they took time out of their day for me.

13. Have you ever 'recycled' a Christmas present? Yes, this year, but the ladies in the Bible study knew that!

14. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? My mom's fudge!

15. Clear lights or colored on the tree? White for the tree. I think next year we are going to do a red/white/blue theme though.

16. Favorite Christmas Song? Christmas with a Capital "C", Mary have you heard?, anything by the Carpenter's.

17. Travel at Christmas or Stay Home? Normally stay home with family.

18. Can you name Santa's Reindeer? Yep

19. Do you have an Angel or a Star on top of your tree? This year, neither... we went very basic... Like I said MOVING!

20. Open the Presents Christmas Eve or Morning? Well our family tradition (Dave, I and the kids) was to open Christmas Eve because the ADULTS couldn't wait. But I want to revert back to Christmas morning now that the girls are here.

21. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? How everyone is so worried about affending another religion, or saying Merry Christmas. Get over it. It is Christ's Birthday!

23. Shopping...Mall or on-line? Actually on-line and Wal-mart!

24. Do you decorate outside for Christmas or just inside (or at all?) Inside this year, but we will go all out next year outside as well.

25. Favorite Christmas cookie? Don't really have one, but love fudge!

26. Do you own Christmassy clothing or jewelry? Yes on both of those items. But haven't pulled them out this year. I was given a headband with antlers this a.m. at work and have been wearing them all morning!


27. Do you believe in Santa? I think he is fun thing for kids to believe in, but I know what the real meaning of Christmas is and that is what I focus on.

28. What's your favorite annual Christmas show? Rudolph the Red nosed reindeer.

Mom said...

OK what did I get you that you hated?

grandma nancy said...

Getting to Know you Holiday Style

Welcome to the 'Holiday Edition' of getting to know your friends. Try not to be a SCROOGE!!!

1. Wrapping paper or gift bag? Wrapping paper

2. Real or Artificial tree? Artificial, but prefer the nuance of a real tree

3. When do you put up the tree?
Sometime in December

4. When do you take the tree down?
The first week in January

5. Do you like Eggnog?
Yes, alcohol please

6. Favorite gift you received as a child?
Newborn Thumbelina doll that moved when you pulled the string in her back

7. Do you have a nativity scene, menorah etc? Yes, Boyd's Bears nativity but I haven't put it out for years

8. Hardest person to buy for?
Rudy

9. Easiest person to buy for?
Grandkids now because they are so young!

10. Worst Christmas gift ever received?
I can't think of one really, I like anything

11. Christmas Cards...Snail mail or E-mail?
Christmas cards. I love sending and receiving

13. Have you ever 'recycled' a Christmas present?
No

14. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas.
Grandma's breakfast, Christmas cookies and Lisa's chocolate covered pretzels

15. Clear lights or colored on the tree?
Colored

16. Favorite Christmas Song?
The Littlest Christmas Tree by Red Skelton and White Christmas by Bing

17. Travel at Christmas or Stay Home?
I WISH I could be in two places at once! But this year I will be staying at home

18. Can you name Santa's Reindeer?
Dasher Dancer Prancer Vixon Comet Cupid Donner Blitzen And RUDOLPH!

19. Do you have an Angel or a Star on top of your tree?
I'm not putting a tree up this year but always was the angel that Amy and Grandma made in elementary school out of a toilet paper roll and yarn. So precious. Do you have it on your tree Amy?

20. Open the Presents Christmas Eve or Morning?
One on Christmas Eve, the rest Christmas morning

21. Most annoying thing about this time of the year?
People that complain about being required to buy for someone

23. Shopping...Mall or on-line?
Mall or gift certificates

24. Do you decorate outside for Christmas or just inside (or at all?) Inside

25. Favorite Christmas cookie?
Sugar cookies with icing

26. Do you own Christmassy clothing or jewelry?
Yes


27. Do you believe in Santa?
Of course I do!

28. What's your favorite annual Christmas show? Rudolph the Red nosed reindeer, White Christmas

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