Saturday, December 15, 2012

Tagged! Christmas Style!

Thank you Nichole, from JustSomeJane, for tagging me in this fun Christmas Q & A.

1. What makes Christmas such a special holiday for you and your family?
Christmas is a religious holiday for my family. I love the celebrations and presents. But Itry not to focus on those things above Jesus' birth.

Were you told the truth about Santa Claus by your parents of did you find out another way? you plan on lying to your kids (if you have them or plan on having them)?
I remember vividly when I found the truth about Santa. I may still be a little bitter about it. I was five and my older brother had tried in earnest to convince me Santa wasn't real. I would not hear of it. One day at Grandma's house, my brother took me up to her bedroom and showed me some Cabbage Patch toys hidden under the bed. He told me "wait and see. Those toys will be under the tree".  Sure enough, Christmas morning came and the toys were under the tree. *sigh* Gotta love an older sibling!

My brother and I the summer after "the incident".

3. Real tree or fake tree?

I love a fake tree. No mess. However, we have managed to have a real tree for the last five years. Maybe I subconsciously like the real tree more? 

4. Do you open presents on Christmas morning, Christmas Eve or both?
We open presents on both. My husband's family gifts on Christmas Eve because it's their tradition. My families' gifts on Christmas Day.

5. What is your favorite Christmas movie to watch? Favorite Christmas song to sing or listen to? ( I know…technically two questions)

I love to watch Elf. It always makes me laugh. Any version of "Baby, It's Cold Outside" will get me dancing and singing. It's my favorite holiday song.



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  1. I loved reading your responses Nicole! Poor you with your older brother!!

    I am pretty much finished my shopping... I still have a couple of last minute things to pick up but not too much really. It's mostly just bottles of wine to take to parties and such. I star verrrry early!

  2. Thanks for tagging me to this Christmas blog game. It's fun to think about all these small details I forget as an adult.
    I'm impresses with your pre-planning of Christmas shopping. I need to get on the ball!

  3. I thought I was finished, but I was grocery shopping today and thought of one more thing that I really just had to buy. I came home and ordered it from Amazon. Now I'm finished for real!