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Monday, November 20, 2006


So I am trying to catch up on my blog reading when I get tagged at Leslies blog so here it is.

Holiday Edition of Getting to Know Your Friends

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
Godiva Hot chocolate!!!!!!

2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?
I think he does. Kinda fuzzy on the details.

3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?
white. In the area in Germany where I am from the decorations are mainly white lights and its sooooooo pretty.

4. Do you hang mistletoe?
Whats a mistletoe?

5. When do you put your decorations up?
First Advent.

6. What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)
Homemade German potatosalad (with apples and mayo and other goodies) and fried eggs.

7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child:
Snow and cold. My mom would make my sister and I go outside so she could get things ready on Christmas eve. That and the candle light from the bow of lightst and the phyramide.

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
Never we didn't have a santa. Just father frost.

9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?
Always. Thats when we open all our presents. Dinner is at 6pm and after that we open presents and then play all night.

10. How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?
Ornaments, chocolate ornaments and white lights

11. Snow! Love it or Dread it?
LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVVEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE it. Unfortunalty we rarely get it in Virginia and I miss it soooooo much. Grumpy promised we'd go up north this year so I can play in some.

12. Can you ice skate?
yep. Have done it ever since I can remember every day in the winter I'd go skating on the pond with my friends.

13. Do you remember your favorite gift?
Puppenstube. And I was only allowed to play with it during the holidays.

14. What's the most important thing about the Holidays for you?
Being with people you love. (and snow!!!!!!!)

15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?

16. What is your favorite holiday tradition?
going for a walk on Christmas eve to look at all the lights and decoration (more fun at home than here)

17. What tops your tree?
nothing just the tree itself

18. Which do you prefer giving or receiving?
I like giving but of course I like getting presents too.

19. What is your favorite Christmas Song?
Erzgebirgische Weihnachten

20. Candy Canes
Nope not really a fan of them.

I'll have to post some pictures of my German Christmas decorations after I put them up next weekend.


The Phosgene Kid said...

Bah Humbug. I would like to see the German decos though. I miss the Christmas market, that was fun - Nuremburg was the best.

The Phosgene Kid said...

Kathy Wolfhart??

jin said...

Just zooming by to say hi & good night! I'm TIRED! :-P

LOL...take it easy today Katy! :-)

Jewels said...

#6: Fried EGGS???? LOL!!!! Oh, and #15: You STOLE your dessert?????

Just kidding!!!!!

Dan said...

Do you hang mistletoe?
Whats a mistletoe?


Dino aka Katy said...

Phos - Hey if you go to Chicago they have the market there. They gly the vendors in every year. ANy you can visit Jin while you are at it.

How is kathy wolfhart?

Jin - know the feeling get some rest

Jewels- they are good with the potatoes salad. Nope I didn't steal it ist a Christmas Stollen. Sooooo yummy

hi dan thanks for stopping by