Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Another tag!

Brittany tagged me!

1. wrapping paper or gift bags?
I prefer the look of paper, but I'm a bag person. I just don't have the time or Patience to wrap all those gifts!

2. real tree or artificial?
I think I like artificial better. Real smells good and all, but they just don't look as healthy and robust. They are also high maintenance-who has time for pine needles and watering?

3. when do you put your tree up?
Usually after Thanksgiving, this year we were way delayed...SOMEBODY decided to get married 3 days after Christmas!

4. when do you take it down?
I like to leave it for a while, but my parents always made us take it down right after. One year my mom started taking it down Christmas day! Seriously, she will try to sneak stuff downstairs all day; the stockings, relief society knick-knacks, she doesn't think we notice. Oh, we notice.

5. hot Chocolate or apple cider?
It's a lot harder to find good cider, and chocolate is a girls best friend. Plus, you can dress up hot chocolate: Marshmallows, Whipped Cream, Candy canes, etc.

6. favorite gift received as a child?
I had a rub a dub dolly- that you could bathe, I thought that was pretty sweet.

7. do you have a Nativity scene?
Nope. My parents do though, and that's where you can find me at Christmastime.

8. hardest person to buy for?
My parents, they always ask for something dumb, such as: No contention, or a recitation of a poem.

9. easiest person to buy for?
My sister Melissa, I just find something I don't like. Sorry M.

10. worst Christmas gift ever received?
A belt. Just imagine unwrapping that at the age of 12. "Yesss! A belt..."

11. mail or email Christmas cards?
Snail mail- There isn't anything more exciting than getting mail that somebody actually put forth the effort so you could see how they care.


12. favorite movie?
Meet Me in St. Louis, hands down.

13. have you ever recycled a Christmas present?
Definitely. Just because it isn't right for you doesn't mean is isn't for somebody else!

14. favorite thing to eat at Christmas?
Scones. Or all the homemade candy! My grandmother makes amazing turtles and panoche!

15. clear or colored lights?
I like the clear- they have a more elegant whimsical feeling. The colored lights make it feel like a circus. They could be cool in like a kids room though...

16. favorite Christmas song?
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas- the Judy Garland version.

17. travel or stay home?
Stay at home, it's more comfortable.

18. can you name all the Santa's reindeer?
I believe I can!

19. angel or Star?
I like an Angel, anything that makes Christmas more about Christ and less about gifts.

20. favorite Christmas memory?
I love our annual night before Christmas parties with my dad's family.

i now tag Elizabeth & Melissa.

4 comments:

Melissa Jane said...

MEET ME IN ST LOUIE LOUIE...MEET ME AT THE FAIR...GOOD CHOICE GOOD CHOICE TOOTIE

brandon & brittany said...

i have never seen all of meet me in st. louis! i must see it now!

Jessie Evans said...

I love how this Christmas tag is making its way around all my favorite blogs!

Elizabeth said...

1. wrapping paper or gift bags?
wrapping paper, it’s way more fun. 

2. real tree or artificial?
whatever’s cheaper and I don’t have to put up.
3. when do you put your tree up?
this year it was put up November 1st. Usually ours goes up a couple weeks before Christmas.
4. when do you take it down?
As soon as humanly possible. Christmas is OVER, move on. I was always disturbed by those people who left a tree up until February. I’ve been tainted.
5. hot Chocolate or apple cider?
I used to eat the packets of cider in seminary just to get through the morning. It was like my coffee, or crack. Either way, I like it best.
6. favorite gift received as a child?
I remember getting a Doodle-Bear, that was awesome. I also got a Play-Dough pizza kit---do not eat it.
7. do you have a Nativity scene?
Uh, no. Sorry, I guess I’m a grinch.
8. hardest person to buy for?
My brothers and Dad—They end up getting a gift certificate or a hat.
9. Easiest person to buy for? Catherine. I get her stuff all year long because she loves so many things and gets so excited when you give it to her.
10. worst Christmas gift ever received?
an unfinished, poorly painted, no-hinges box from Thomas. I think I finally got rid of it after 5 years of him promising me he’d finish it.
11. mail or email Christmas cards?
Mail, normal mail, where you actually have to put effort into it. (man, I AM a grinch).
12. favorite movie?
Christmas movie? ELF other movie? Little Women
13. have you ever recycled a Christmas present?
Yeah, I think I used that box for kindling.
14. favorite thing to eat at Christmas?
Ginger cookies. Mmmm, ginger cookies.
15. clear or colored lights?
Inside? the clear ones. Outside? The fatty colored ones.
16. favorite Christmas song?
 “So This is Christmas” by John Lennon… Yeah, no, actually, I like Carol of the Bells and Ding-Dong Merrily on High.
17. travel or stay home?
Definitely home—unless you have to travel to get home, which is a fact now that I’m at college.
18. can you name all the Santa's reindeer?
No. Why would I waste any brain capacity on that? (yeah, I’m a grinch)


19. angel or Star?
My mom says I’m an angel and I’m my sisters shining star. OOOOH, you mean on the tree? Don’t care, just nothing gaudy.
20. 
favorite Christmas memory?
BINGO on Christmas Eve, having my family all together after 2 years…

haha, that'll teach you to tag me. you'll get HECKA long comments from me! :o)