Colored lights or white lights? White lights for me. I like the ornaments to be the color and pop, not the lights.
Real tree or fake tree? Real. My dad has sold Christmas trees with his local Optimist club for as long as I can remember. He can pick the most beautiful tree just by hugging it.
What is your least favorite thing about the holidays? Not having the right gift for someone.
What is the one thing that you would like to see under the tree this year? A MacBook. (I know it's not going to happen, but a girl can dream, can't she?)
What is your favorite thing to do/build in the snow? Jump in the car late at night and drive around on the untouched snow.
What is your favorite holiday drink? A warm glass of mulled cider that my sister ladels up from a giant pot on the stove.
What is your favorite holiday smell? Christmas tree.
Who is your favorite reindeer? Rudolph.
What is your Christmas Eve ritual? Open presents that arrive from far away places, we usually save the presents for each other for Christmas day.
Are you a Friday after Thanksgiving shopper? I always somehow make it out on Black Friday, whether it be my brother-in-law dragging me to the mall at 6am without coffee or breakfast or my husband insisting we go to Fry's Electronics JUST TO SEE THE CROWD, I still have fun.
What is your favorite holiday food? Irish coffee my dad makes on Christmas eve.
How did you find out that Santa wasn't real? A friend from school told me when I was 10.
Who do you want to be under the mistletoe with? My new husband!
Have you bought all your presents yet? Most, not all. There are a couple odds and ends to gather, but there's still plenty of time.
Do you spend Christmas with a lot of family? I have 3 siblings and so does Thomas so there's always a whole lot going on.
Do you still make snowmen and snow angels? I haven't been in cold weather in four years and I don't think I've seen snow in five...
Do you still have snow ball fights? Somebody always needs to get pelted in the back of the head, don't they?
What's your favorite Christmas movie? Rudolph.
What do you plan to do for New Year's Eve? Come home and hang out with my puppies that I won't have seen for two weeks!
What's the most expensive thing you've ever gotten for Christmas? Skis and a Kitchen Aid mixer.
How early do you wake up on Christmas morning? No later than 6.30 because I have to sit and look at the presents in cold quiet, alone.
What do you usually get in your stocking? That's usually where Thomas puts all my gifts if they'll fit.
What is your favorite religious Christmas carol? O, Little Town of Bethlehem.
What is your favorite non-religious Christmas song? I like them all.
How long do you leave up your Christmas decorations? Until the tree dies and the dogs are getting pine needles uncomfortably wedged in their fur.
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