Sunday, November 30, 2008

A Christmas Meme

I found this meme on el tercer ojo and thought it was a nice way mark to the beginning of the Christmas season.
1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Fabric or paper gift bags.
2. Real tree or artificial? Green artificial.

3. When do you put up the tree? Four weeks before Christmas.
4. When do you take the tree down? January 6.
5. Do you like eggnog? Yes, in small quantities.
6. Favorite gift received as a child? A cowboy outfit, complete
with hat, chaps and vest.
7. Hardest person to buy for? People we have never met who will be spending Christmas Eve with us.
8. Easiest person to buy for? The cat.
9. Do you have a nativity scene? Yes, the figures are c
lay and it sits in a niche beside the fireplace.
10. Mail or email Christmas cards? Christmas cards by snail mail.
11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? Silly, useless things at the office gift exchange.
12. Favorite Christmas movie? We watch Prancer every year without fail.

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? Casually, whenever I see something suitable. Then late November for real.
14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? Yes, but they usually get donated to fundraiser raffles.
15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Shortbread.
16. Lights on the tree; colored or white? White and blue.

17. Favorite Christmas song? The Beach Boys' Santa's Beard. My favourite carol is The Huron Carol.
18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? We stay home and prepare the feast.
19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer? Yes.
20. Angel on the tree top or a star? A purple angel.

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning? Christmas Eve with family, then on Christmas Day Ron and I open gifts from each other.
22. Favorite ornament theme or color? We have cats, birds, dogs, rabbits and various other animals on the tree. Some table and wall ornaments have a musical theme.
23. Favorite for Christmas dinner? Roast turkey, mashed potatoes, and my homemade plum pudding with hard sauce.

24. What do you want for Christmas this year? A spanking for each of the twelve days of Christmas.
25. Who is most likely to respond to this? Someone who has the Christmas spirit.
Merry Christmas, and feel free to have fun with this meme on your blog.


Paul said...

Hermione, I like the Huron Carol.
Your Christmas sounds old fashioned, I like that.
Thanks for the memes.
Warm hugs,

Greenwoman said...

I"m a great fan of greensleeves myself. fun meme!

Hermione said...

Paul - We're pretty traditional.

Greenwoman - I love Greensleeves too. What Child is This uses the same tune.


playtoyspuppy said...

thanx for the meme. i did it on my blog to try to help me get into the christmas spirit. i am a new reader to your blog and like what i have read so far :)

Anonymous said...

Hermione, I like this meme a lot it is sweet and festive. Shall do it myself soon.