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Saturday, December 6, 2008

JUST FOR SOPHS ...

I came across this on Sophia's blog this am - just browsing trying to find the inspiration to continue with mine ... grrrr ... just in a funk - it'll pass ...

So here it is ...

Wrapping paper or gift bags?
Mainly wrapping paper but I usually wrap a gift and put it into a Gift Bag if I cannot resist the cuteness of the bag ...

Real tree or Artificial?
Love real but too much mess and hate chucking it afterwards ...

When do you put up the tree?
Beginning of December usually ...

When do you take the tree down?
May ... tee hee ... (only once before - I know, say no more ...) - in January some time ... I loooove my tree ... really want to enjoy the spirit of Christmas for as long as possible ...

Favorite gift received as a child?
I don't remember ... how sad is that???

Hardest person to buy for?
My Husband and my Father-in-law

Easiest person to buy for?
Scrapping Buddies and my son

Do you have a nativity scene?
Not anymore but I do the whole stocking thing and we also always put cookies and coke out for Santa

Mail or email Christmas cards?
Neither - lazy as sin ...
Worst Christmas gift you ever received?
Can't remember specifically but I know I have received some goodies that I would never use - EVER ... through the years ...

Favorite Christmas Movie?
A Christmas Carol
The Santa Claus

Have you ever recycled a Christmas present?
Well, sort of - have given some goodies to my maid ...

When do you start shopping for Christmas?
Always say I will start in January during the sales but usually by November ...

Favorite thing to eat at Christmas?
The whole cooked traditional lunch with roast potatoes and roast lamb and Gammon and yummmmy ...

Lights on the tree?
The more the merrier - I loooove lights

Favorite Christmas song?
Little Drummer Boy
Once in Royal David's City

Travel at Christmas or stay home?
Stay at home...

Can you name all of Santa's reindeer's?
Yes. Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen (?)

Angel on the tree top or a star?
An Angel but can't find any that look normal so have resorted to using a star...

Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning?
When I was younger I would carefully open my presents late on Christmas Eve and re-wrap them then act seriously surprised on Christmas morning ... haven't done this for a while - mmm ... maybe it's time ...

Most annoying thing about this time of the year?
People are way too out of control ... in more ways than one ...

Favorite ornament theme or color?
Teal and Silver OR olive Green, Burgundy, Chocolate Brown and Cream

What do you want for Christmas this year?
Calm in my stormy (read cluttered) home ...

Who is most likely to respond to this?
Whoever is in the mood ... no worries from me ...

Love,

2 comments:

Sophia said...

Loved reading yours too...

Candice said...

You forgot Rudolph!! :o)

By the way, Woolies has got some gorgeous tree topper angels...