Christmas Meme

The Christmas Meme

I got tagged for the Christmas Meme by Logtar.

1. Link to the person that tagged you, and post the rules on your blog.
2. Share Christmas facts about yourself.
3. Tag seven random people at the end of your post, and include links to their blogs.
4. Let each person know that they have been tagged by leaving a comment on their blog.

Welcome to the Christmas edition of “Getting to Know Your Friends.”

1. Wrapping or gift bags?
Wrapping until I ran out of paper and then I resorted to bags.

2. Real or artificial tree?

3. When do you put up the tree?
Right after thanksgiving.

4. When do you take the tree down?
January 6 or there abouts.

5. Do you like egg nog?
Never tried it.

6. Favorite gift received as a child?
Probably the bike with a red, white and blue banana seat I got in 2nd grade…

7. Do you have a nativity scene?
Yes, several, but the glass one is strangely missing the head of a wiseman, the hand of Mary and the hand of a shepherd!

8. Worst Christmas gift you ever received?
Christian tracks…

9. Mail or email Christmas cards?
Mail. This year we didn’t send cards to friends we see regularly.

10. Favorite Christmas Movie?
“Miracle on 34th Street”

11. When do you start shopping for Christmas?
When I get around to it; hopefully by the middle of December – this year I started before Thanksgiving!

12. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas?
Pretzel Jello. Too bad I’m the one who has to make it!

13. Clear lights or colored on the tree?

14. Favorite Christmas song(s)?
Currently, “O Little Town of Bethlehem”

15. Travel at Christmas or stay home?
To the Great Wolf Lodge – Sandusky for the weekend before Christmas and then home (sort of). We are really just sleeping at home and visiting family at various homes around us during the day.

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

17. Angel on the tree top or a star?
Nothing. I haven’t found a tree topper I like, so we still don’t have one.

18. Open the presents Christmas Eve or Christmas Morning?

19. Most annoying thing about this time of year?
The cold.

20. Do you decorate your tree in any specific theme or color?

21. What do you leave for Santa?
Cookies and milk. Empty stockings, too.

22. Least favorite holiday song?
Grandma got run over by a reindeer

23. Favorite ornament?
Spock 😛

24. Family tradition?
Reading the Christmas story from the Bible on Christmas morning – all of us in the our bed.

25. Ever been to Midnight Mass or late-night Christmas Even services?

I’m tagging Sally, Jen, Jessica, Meggan, Cheryl, mraven, and Natalie.


  1. Michelle said,

    December 27, 2007 @ 1:04 am

    Oh Shannon, how have I never been to your site before! I’m excited about your Christmas meme and since it’s 4am and kids are sleeping I will do it!!
    Hope you had a Merry Christmas!

  2. Natalie said,

    January 3, 2008 @ 11:48 am

    Thanks for the tag:) If you give me a call I will answer any over the phone. Very interesting:)

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