The ‘not a meme’ meme

December 13, 2007 · 0 comments

My cuz forwarded this to me via email…thought it made for good blog fodder:

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags?  Hmmm….wrapping paper (though there is many a good use for a gift bag!)

2. Real tree or Artificial?  Artificial this year.  A couple years back we did the real tree thing; my whole life we had real, until I got married.

3. When do you put up the tree? Day after Thanksgiving

4. When do you take the tree down?  Depends on the mood – last year it was down on the 26th due to the clutter and craziness. We’ll see this year!

5. Do you like egg nog?  Yummy!

6. Favorite gift received as a child?   Don’t remember  🙁

7. Do you have a nativity scene?  Yep, with handmade creche

8. Hardest person to buy for? Mike

9. Easiest person to buy for?  Pretty much everyone else – I love giving presents!! Although I hate buying from lists…BORING!

10. Mail or email Christmas cards?  Mail

11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received?  Hand-me-down, monster-sized camcorder. Concept=good.  Execution=bad.

12. Favorite Christmas Movie? Santa Clause I & II

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas?  This year? First week of December.

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas gift?  nope

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Cookies

16. Clear lights or colored on the tree?  Clear on main tree, colored on kids’ trees.

17. Favorite Christmas song?  God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen by Barenaked Ladies & Sarah McLachlan

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home?  HOME

19. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeers?  Of course!

20. Angel on the tree top or a star?  Star (light-up, even!)

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or Morning?  Christmas morning

22. Most annoying thing about this time of year? People being impatient with crowds and traffic. Let it go!

23. Favorite ornament theme or color?  I really wanted to do a blue & silver tree this year, but alas, did not. Our family tree is a huge mish-mash of ornaments – some even from when we were kids.

24. Favorite Christmas dinner?  Turkey, mashed potatoes & gravy, stuffing, rolls, green bean casserole and desserts

25. What do you want for Christmas this year?  A cool new watch, gift certificates, books, games   World Peace!

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