Saturday, December 01, 2007

Christmas Favorites

Got an email from Yvonne asking about Christmas favorites, one of those that you forward to everybody? Here's my list...

  1. Wrapping paper or gift bags?

Wrapping Paper

  1. Tree--Real or Artificial?

Artificial – more economical

  1. When do you put Christmas tree up?

First week of December

  1. When do you take the tree down?

Before New Years

  1. Like eggnog?


  1. Do you have a nativity scene?


  1. Favorite gift received as a child?


  1. Hardest person to buy for?

Cathy (duh)

  1. Easiest person to buy for?

In-laws (See’s chocolate!)

  1. Worst Christmas gift?

Tube socks (come on!)

  1. Mail or email a Christmas Card?

Snail mail is better, email when desperate

  1. Favorite Christmas movie?

It's a Wonderful Life (feels good, even if it is theologically dubious)

  1. When do you start shopping for Christmas?


  1. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present?

Yes (!)

  1. Favorite food to eat on Christmas?


  1. Clear or colored tree lights?

Colors… the pretty colors!

  1. Favorite Christmas Song?

O Come O Come Immanuel

  1. Travel during Christmas or Stay home?

Travel to meet family

  1. Can you name Santa's reindeer?

Donner, Vixen, Blitzen, Comet, Rudolph… that’s it.

  1. Angel or Star on Tree top?


  1. Open presents on Christmas Eve or morning?

Christmas morning!

  1. Most annoying thing about this time of year?

Shopping malls


  1. Man, is EVERYONE doing this? I got this email at least 5 times between yesterday and this morning. :)

  2. My thought exactly... So instead of replying 5 times, I'm posting it once! :-)