Merry Christmas to all!

» Posted on Dec 20, 2008 in Blog | 6 comments

I love saying that. Think of what it means. We are celebrating the birth of Christ!!!! The one sent to save the world. How awesome is that. I want to wish everyone a blessed Christmas. If you are traveling, be safe.

Robin Caroll sent me a list of questions a couple of weeks ago that I didn’t have a chance to answer until now because of a book deadline. I was supposed to send them to lots of people. I decided to post them instead.

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Bags

2. Real tree or Artificial? Artificial-my husband has an allergy to pine trees.

3. When do you put up the tree? Thanksgiving weekend

4. When do you take the tree down? Day after New Year’s Day

5. Do you like eggnog? Yes—especially my mother’s homemade eggnog

6. Favorite gift received as a child? My bike—I rode everywhere

7. Hardest person to buy for? My mother-in-law but I got her a great present this year–a digital frame loaded with pictures of her grandson and great granddaughter.

9. Do you have a nativity scene? Several—one from my childhood

10. Mail or email Christmas cards? Mail

11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received? None

12. Favorite Christmas Movie? Miracle on 34th Street–for fun, The Christmas Story

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? Whenever I find something a person I know would like or need

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? Yes, if it is something I can’t use and someone else can.

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Ham

16. Lights on the tree? All white lights on one tree and multi-colored on another

17. Favorite Christmas song? The Prayer by Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli–this is a hard question really because I love to listen to Christmas music and its message even in other months beside December.

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home? Stay at home—family is all here

19. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeers? No, I can’t even remember how many there are.

20. Angel on the tree top or a star? Angel

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or Christmas day? Christmas morning

22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year? Too commercialized

23. Favorite ornament theme or color? Ornament–one the kids made me and from my childhood

24. Favorite for Christmas dinner? Ham and mashed potatoes (my husband makes great ones)

25. What do you want for Christmas this year? Nothing

What are some of your answer? Share with us.

6 Comments

  1. Margaret,

    I enjoyed a peek into your Christmas things.

  2. Happy Holidays, Margaret! I hope you and your family have a wonderful holiday season and a happy, healthy new year…..Cindi

  3. Merry Christmas to YOU, Margaret!! I hope you, your family, and ALL your flamingos(*grin*) have a very blessed Christmas!
    Hugs, Patti Jo 🙂

  4. Hey Margaret, thanks for the insight into your Christmas. I really enjoyed reading your answers.

  5. Hi Margaret!
    I’m so excited that you have a blog. I loved the Christmas list!
    Best wishes for the holidays for you, Mike and all your family…Jenny

  6. I love the blinking lights on the tree.

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