Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Holiday Memories

I received this email from a friend and thought I would share my answers here as well...

Welcome to the 2006 Holiday Edition of Getting to Know Your Friends! You know the drill... If you feel up to it, highlight, copy,and paste (not forward) and change my answers to your answers. Be sure to send back to me. Enjoy!! Everyone has time for a few moments of fun! Don't be a scrooge!!!

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
Egg Nog (even more so if a little rum is added)
2. Does Santa wrap presents or just set them under the tree?
A little of both, but wrapped with only one certain kind of paper.
3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?

tree = white, house = coloured
4. Do you hang mistletoe?

5. When do you put your decorations up?

As late as I can without getting yelled at by Cameron (our house isn't pretty yet...)
6. What is your favorite holiday dish?

7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child?

Our large family get togethers in my grandparents basement
8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?

An older cousin blabbed at the above mentioned gathering
9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?

Nope, save it all for the BIG day
10. How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?

White lights and all our family ornaments (my Mom gives us all one each year)
11. Snow! Love it or Dread it?

Love it, but hate having to travel in it
12. Can you ice skate?

13. Do you remember your favorite gift?

Probably would have to be the year I got my guitar
14. What's the most important thing about the Holidays for you?

Seeing family that we only see around the holidays, and how excited the kids get!
15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?

Grandma Leakey's Christmas cake with butterscotch sauce...YUMMY
16. What is your favorite holiday tradition?

Baking and leaving cookies for Santa
17. What tops your tree?

A white and silver angel
18. Which do you prefer giving or Receiving?

Giving, especially homemade gifts.
19. What is your favorite Christmas Song?

Let it Snow
20. Candy Canes! Yuck or Yum?

Yummy, crushed, with chocolate sauce on vanilla ice cream
21. Favorite Christmas TV special?

The Polar Express
22. Do you go shopping the day after Thanksgiving?

23. How do you display Christmas cards?

In a Christmas basket on the hall table.