Monday, 10 December 2007

Christmas

I found these questions on DJ Kirby's blog and thought I'd give it a go. I'd be really interested to know your answers

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags?
Paper

2. Real tree or artificial?
Both The main tree is artificial but we rescued a small real tree a couple of years ago. It’s rooted so has lasted a couple of years but if I’m honest it does look a bit ill this year.

3. When do you put up the tree?
Usually around 10th December

4. When do you take the tree down?
As soon after New Years Day as I can get away with.

5. Do you like eggnog?
Never had it

6. Favorite gift received as a child?
A doll with hair that grew, unfortunately I can’t remember what it was called

7. Do you have a Nativity scene?
Yes

8. Hardest person to buy for?
The mother-in-law

9. Easiest person to buy for?
My other half is pretty easy to buy for. We’ve been together a long time

10. Worst Christmas Gift you ever received?
A jumper bought by someone who shall remain nameless. It was polyester and powder blue, need I say more?

11. Mail or email Christmas cards?
Mail

12. Favorite Christmas Movie?
Scrooged.

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas?
Around October

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present?
Yes

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas?The whole roast turkey dinner. It comes as a package so you can’t pick out a single thing. It’s just all yummy.

16. Clear lights or colored on the tree?
Clear at the moment but there have been coloured

17. Favorite Christmas song?
Silent Night

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home?
Home

19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer?
Yes

20. Angel on the tree top or a star?
Star

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning?
Morning. Himself and I open our stockings in bed and then we open the rest as a family after we’ve walked the dog.

22. Most annoying thing about this time of year?
The greed and commercialism

2 comments:

Leigh said...

You've answered this for me!
Except that
a) I got a teddy instead of a doll,
b) the sweater was two bottles of a revolting-smelling bubble bath (both from the same person, who clearly forgot that he'd already bought and wrapped one of them) , and
c) I can never remember all the reindeer at once.

Gonna be a writer said...

Don't you just love Christmas.