sunday stealing

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Sunday Stealing: The Christmas Meme

1. Do you send Christmas cards? I didn't this year

2. How soon do you start shopping?: oh, whenever I see something cool

3. Who do you shop for?: mostly family but a few friends

4. Do you put up a Christmas tree?: I have a fiber optic tree

5. If so, is it fake or real?: fake

6. Do you like tinsel?: in limited amounts

7. Do you use homemade or store bought ornaments?: store bought

8. Do you put Christmas lights outside your house?: no

9. Do you put lights on the tree?: well, it's fiber optic

10. How about popcorn and cranberries?: occasionally I'll put on red beads that look like cranberries

11. Is there a wreath hanging on your door?: no

13. Do you hang up your stocking?: yes

14. Does your family read "Twas the night before Christmas?": occasionally my dad will, and it's wonderful!

15. Christmas Movie?: Elf

16. Character from any Christmas Movie: Buddy the Elf

17. Christmas Song: "Where Are You Christmas" is this year's earworm

18. Christmas Memory: the family sing-a-long

19. Give or Receive?: definitely give

22. Ham or Turkey?: either

24. White Lights or Colored Lights? either

25. Blinking Lights or Still Lights: twinkle, not blinking

26. Were you Naughty or Nice this year?: I think I might have been both :-)

27. What do you want for Christmas this year?: I bought myself a new purse

28. When do you open your gifts?: whenever the family gets together--sometimes Christmas morning

29. What's the best gift you've ever gotten?: all of them

30. What's the worst gift you've ever gotten?: none of them

31. Who gives you the most gifts?: myself

32. Have you ever had a secret Santa?: yes--I had an awesome Santa this year

33. Do you like wrapping gifts?: love it!! I even worked part-time at a gift shop wrapping presents one year

34. Do you put change in those red buckets?: I usually put some money in

35. Do you burn a yule log?: no, although I did put a fireplace on last night

36. Can you name all the reindeer?: I can, I have to sing the song but I can do it without assistance

37. Do you bake cookies?: I do not

38. Have you ever seen your mommy kissing Santa Claus?: no

39. Have you ever gotten a kiss under the mistletoe?: I have

41. Do you drive around and look at the Christmas lights?: it's a tradition

42. Have you ever left Santa cookies?: I think so

43. Have you ever sat on Santa's lap?: I don't remember and there are no photos, so probably not

44. Who do you celebrate Christmas with?: my parents and my local sister and her kids

45. Where do you celebrate Christmas?: Dad's

46. Have you ever had a white Christmas?: it's more unusual to have a green Christmas

47. What part of Christmas do you look most forward to?: all of it! I love this time of year!!

48. Have you ever had your picture taken with Santa?: I don't have any photos of me as a kid with Santa


ShannonW said...

Hi! Buddy the Elf! What is your favorite color?

I love that movie.

Merry Christmas to you and yours.

I am Harriet said...

I bought a fiber optic tree on clearance at Target a while back ans I use it every year.

zippiknits...sometimes said...

I must see "Elf" now. Thank you! And a fiber optic tree sounds amazing! All the small things that they made of them, like a candle that changes colored light, are so beautiful. Merry Christmas to you and your whole family, Kwizgiver!

The Gal Herself said...

I'm with you -- the Christmas season is wonderful and too, too short.

Cynthia said...

Good post. And I never send out Christmas cards. Too much work. Ha