I was  reading Jazz in Pieces’ blog. I usually never do these things and no one sent it to me…but to relieve stress I will do it for fun.

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags?  We usually use old wrapping paper. I from a family that carefully removed the paper and saves it year after year.  Also some years we decorate brown paper bags.

2. Real tree or Artificial? Artificial.

3. When do you put up the tree? When I was growing up, the 4th Sunday in Advent…now similar.

4. When do you take the tree down? Epiphany. Which Jan. 6.

5. Do you like eggnog?
I love it.

6. Favorite gift received as a child?

7. Hardest person to buy for?
My husband

8. Easiest person to buy for?
My brother.  He always gets a joke book.

9. Do you have a nativity scene? Yes, we have several and keep some of them up all year long.

10. Mail or email Christmas cards? Both.

11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received?
A No gift is a bad gift.

12. Favorite Christmas Movie?
“How the Grinch Stole Christmas.

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas?
WI try to purchase all local or handmade stuff. I go to church bazaars and craft fair in October or November….usually. I see a couple fairs are still coming up.

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present?

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas?
Lutefisk and oyster stew….well, I don’t like it…but it isn’t Christmas without the oyster stew…I don’t mind missing the lutefisk.  Christmas day we have apples, oranges, nuts, homemade bread and candy.

16. Lights on the tree?

17. Favorite Christmas song? “What Child is This.”

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home?
Depends…winter driving can be treacheous…I guess usually home.

19. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer?

20. Angel on the tree top or a star?
An angel inside of a star..

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning?
Extended family gifts are opened  Christmas Eve. Immediate family gifts are opened Christmas Day.

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

23. Favorite ornament theme or color?

24. Favorite for Christmas dinner? See #15 above.

25. What do you want for Christmas this year?
Haven’t even thought about it.

26. Will you bake any cookies?

Tagged are Duane Sherry: Discover and Recover

Gianna Kali: Beyond Meds

SSusan Benard: Wellness Writer...although Susan is on hiatus and Jewish…so list whatever you do during this season.

and PJ: Spin Orginal.

Sue Westwind: Lunacy Lost


And the other anonymous person who has had blogs in the past and sometimes comments on mine.