December 28, 2008

Various Random Photos & Daily Routine Tag

Ana has tagged me.

So, in no real order, I will:

  1. Check my blog & email, as well as friends blogs.
  2. Bake something or other.
  3. Read a book, unless I've finished everything from the library.
  4. Laugh over something Abbie or Joseph has done. (Or is doing, like right now)
  5. Crochet, sew, knit, or embroider, depending on what I'm working on right then.
  6. Pray.
  7. Hold Caleb and Abigail
I know. Its not really that interesting.

December 25, 2008

December 10, 2008

Unofficially Tagged

I have tagged myself. This meme was found at Ribbons of Light

Welcome to the Christmas edition of getting to know your family and friends.
Okay, here's what you're supposed to do, and try not to be a SCROOGE!!!
Change all the answers so that they apply to you.
Then tag a whole bunch of people you know. Tis the Season to be NICE!

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags?
Whatever I find.....before a sibling or parents takes it..... and as long as the present fits....

2. Real or fake tree? Mostly fake, but we've done real before.

3. When do you put up a tree?
Normally right after Thanksgiving, but this time will be a little late sue to the vacation we just returned from, and the fact that all my siblings other than Caleb are sick.

4. When do you take it down?
No set date....sometime after Xmas

5. Do you like eggnog?

6. Favorite gift received as a child?
Probably some sort of toy, but I'm not sure right now.

7. Hardest person to buy for?
Mom & Dad (Stephen too, sometimes)

8. Easiest person to buy for?

9. Do you have a nativity scene?
As in, something for the yard or for in the house? (Yes to the latter)

10. Mail or email Christmas cards?
Mail, when we do them.

11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received?
I don't know . . .

12. Favorite Christmas Movie?
Its a wonderful life.

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas? I make most of the gifts.....

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present?
I may have.....once, back when I was 5....

15. Favourite thing to eat at Christmas?
Do I have to pick just one? Just about anything other than Butter Letter.

16. Lights on the tree?
Oh yes. I don't know if we would survive without lights!!!

17. Favourite Christmas song?
Ummm....O Holy Night, Hark the Harold Angels Sing, Angels from the Realms of Glory, I Saw Three Ships, Oh, Christmas Tree, Do you see what I see?, O come, O come, Emanuel, The Twelve Days of Christmas, O Little town of Bethlehem, We Three Kings, While Shepherds Watched their flocks by Night, Good King Wencanlas, The Little Drummer Boy, Go Tell it on the Mt., Away in a Manger, - Just about anything!

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home?
Stay home....

19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer's?
Maybe 4 or so.....

20. Angel on the tree top or a star?

21. Open presents on Christmas Eve or morning?
Stockings on Xmas Morn, Presents on Xmas Eve.

22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year?
That no one says "Merry Christmas" anymore. Its always "Happy Holidays". And that a big fat red Santa has taken over, and everyone seems to think that Xmas is about finding lots of gifts under the tree, rather than remembering the greatest gift of all, God's son, Jesus.

23. Favourite Ornament theme or color? I like the traditional Christmas colors best.....

24. Favourite for Christmas dinner?

25. Favourite Decorations? Almost all of them.....though we do have some rather odd Tree decor.

26. What do you want for Christmas this year?
A. lot. more. than. I. will. get. (Harp, Camara, books, Horse,....)

I tag: Rebecca, Hannah, Ana, Lindsey, Taylor, Bria, Sarah Jane, & Sarah Beth. If didn't tag you but would like to be, consider yourself tagged.