14 December 2008

Cherie has dared us to do another meme. Who am I to say no!


1. What is your favourite Christmas carol/song? While Shepherds washed their flocks and We Three Kings...both were easy to add silly words to!

2. White lights or multicoloured? One set of red and one set of white


3. Do you have a cut tree, live tree or an artificial tree? A Nordman Fir. Next year it will be back to an artificial one


4. Eggnog, mulled cider, or hot chocolate? Hot Chocolate: the not-wife has a best of CD... "Emma, Emmaline, gonna make you the biggest star this world has ever seen..."


5. Do you decorate your house with lights? No way I’ getting up a ladder for anyone

6. Do you write a Christmas letter? Hmm “Another year of sod all to say” A pithy message in the card does me just fine!


7. Do you like receiving Christmas letters/photos? Yes since my friends have more interesting live than I do!


8. What is your favourite Christmas story/movie? Bad Santa – a true role model!


9. Have you ever made a gingerbread house? Hell no, I have enough trouble avoiding the maintenance work on a bricks and mortar one, let alone a gingerbread one


10. Poinsettias or holly? Both... Poinsettias from the shop, Holly from the garden and Mistletoe from the not-wife’s dad’s garden


11. Do you display a nativity scene? Nope, I’m an agnostic while the not-wife is a hardline atheist.


12. Do you bake Christmas cookies? Shop bought do just fine


13. Ham or turkey? Nut roast

14. In what languages can you wish someone a Merry Christmas (without cheating)?
English, French, Gaelic, Dutch, Russian and now Farsi


15. Do you know all the words to Jingle Bells? Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin laid an egg. err that’s it


16. Do you put presents under the tree? Not with Mimi and her little accidents

17. How do you eat a candy cane? With the mouth I suppose.
18. What is your biggest holidays pet peeve?
Stop the bloody Cavalry by Jona bloody Lewie

19. What is your favourite Christmas tradition? Eating a large tube of Smarties on Xmas morning

20. What was the best present you ever got for Christmas? Ooh now that’s a tough one



9 comments:

betmo said...

1. What is your favourite Christmas carol/song? oddly enough- 'o, holy night'

2. White lights or multicoloured? multi usually

3. Do you have a cut tree, live tree or an artificial tree? artificial- who needs needles in the rug?


4. Eggnog, mulled cider, or hot chocolate? hot chocolate


5. Do you decorate your house with lights? nope- too lazy

6. Do you write a Christmas letter? i send cards- usually pre-printed


7. Do you like receiving Christmas letters/photos? yes- it's sometimes the only contact with old friends once a year.


8. What is your favourite Christmas story/movie? national lampoon's christmas vacation- i am clark griswold :)


9. Have you ever made a gingerbread house? no- that's next year's project. i do make cookies


10. Poinsettias or holly? neither. i have 2 cats


11. Do you display a nativity scene? no- hubby and i are athiests

12. Do you bake Christmas cookies? about a million different kinds. santa loves cookies :)


13. Ham or turkey? i mix it up with different dishes. but turkey is thanksgiving day.

14. In what languages can you wish someone a Merry Christmas (without cheating)?
english, spanish


15. Do you know all the words to Jingle Bells? yes.


16. Do you put presents under the tree? only the ones i don't hide from hubby

17. How do you eat a candy cane? from the bottom first

18. What is your biggest holidays pet peeve? shopping and traffic

19. What is your favourite Christmas tradition? feasting on cmas day

20. What was the best present you ever got for Christmas? couldn't tell ya- we don't focus on the gifts.

jams o donnell said...

Nice choices Betmo!

CherryPie said...

Nice answers I am glad your Carol versions aren't PC ;-)

jams o donnell said...

Nah they're Mac Cherie!

CherryPie said...

:-)

Mar said...

Feliz Navidad, Jams!!

jams o donnell said...

ANd a happy Xmas to you Mar!

The Lone Beader said...

I really enjoy your memes! If I had space for a tree, I would totally get a chrome Christmas tree! I have always wanted one of those! It is recyclable! :D

And, I just discovered a fabulous Ginger Bread bakery in my neighborhood! So, that is what I am getting/sending this year!

Feliz Navidad! :D

jams o donnell said...

Feliz Navidad to you too LB!