I got this email today and thought I would post my answers here too. Tis the season!
1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? I prefer to wrap them, but if I'm being lazy a gift bag will do in a pinch.
2. Real or Artificial tree? I'm almost ashamed to admit this but I do have a fake tree. It's so much easier!
3. When do you put up the tree? It's still not up yet- I'm such a slacker! Hopefully in the next day or two it will be up. But my other decorations are up- I am making progress!
4. When do you take the tree down? Shortly after New Year's Day
5. Do you like eggnog? Occasionally
6. Favorite gift you received as a child? I can't remember
7. Do you have a nativity scene? I actually have 3 of them- A Willow Tree set, A Hawaiian one (it's in a coconut, I love it!) and a German pyramid.
8. Hardest person to buy for ? My Mom
9. Easiest person to buy for? My Dad
10. Worst Christmas gift ever received? Hmmmm... I can't remember
11. Christmas Cards....email or snail mail? Snail mail if I actually sent Christmas cards which I usually don't.
12. Favorite Christmas Movie? It's a Wonderful Life or Miracle on 34th Street
13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? I haven't started yet but I do have a mental list in my head of what I will be getting.
14. Have you ever 'recycled' a Christmas present? Yes!
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? There are too many to list
16. Clear lights or colored or both on the tree? Clear/White
17. Favorite Christmas song? Believe (Polar Express Soundtrack), Breath of Heaven and Still, Still, Still are at the top of the list this year. The list is subject to change depending on my mood though.
18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? I will be traveling to Panguitch which is home, so it's kind of both.
19. Can you name Santa's Reindeer? I think so
20. Do you have an Angel or a Star on top of your tree? A Star
21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or Christmas Morning? Christmas Morning
22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? The pressure of the perfect gift!
23. Shopping...Mall or on-line or both? Both
24. Do you decorate outside for Christmas or just inside (or at all?) Just inside
25. Favorite Christmas cookie? I very rarely meet a cookie I don't like :-)
26. Do you own Christmassy clothing or jewelry? Christmas socks
27. Do you believe in Santa Claus? I believe!