Friday, December 18, 2009
Here it goes...
1.) Have you started your Christmas shopping? I have started & finished. Minus stocking stuffers.
2.) Tell me about one of your special traditions. On Christmas Eve my dads family, all gather @ my grandmas and we eat, visit/hangout & exchange gifts. Sometimes we walk around the block & look at lights. Up until 2 yrs ago the entire church came over for an "open house". Have been doing it since I was born.
3.) When do you put up your Tree? It usually goes up the Saturday/Sunday after Thanksgiving.
4.) Are you a Black Friday shopper? No. However, I have WORKED black Friday.
5.) Do you Travel at Christmas or Stay home? We stay at home. Well, we stay in our hometown. We travel to my dads house, about 20/25 minutes down the road.
6.) What is your funniest Christmas memory? Taking E to see Santa and her freaking out, but as we were walking away her say "Bye CaCa and blowing him kisses and when he waved she screamed!" Then when we got home she saw last yrs pic and said "Mama where my caca?" Thats all I can think of... Lame?
7.) What is your favorite Christmas Movie of All time? Miracle on 34th St. the newer one -or- It's a Charlie Brown Christmas && I like all the girly ones on Lifetime...
8.)Do you do your own Christmas Baking, what’s your favorite treat? I love to bake. I love to make dark chocolate & white chocolate chip cookies, Teeses (snack mix), Chocolate Covered Pretzals w/Red & Green sprinkles & I want to try Red Velvet Cake Balls this yr...
9.) Fake or Real Tree? We are fake tree people. My stepdad is allergic I think. M says we will have a real one next yr b/c I won't be living here any more. I am game!
10.) What day (as a Mom) does the actual panic set in to get it all done? I am not panicking I got it ALL done early this yr. Ask me that next yr while I am in grad school & trying to do Christmas too!!
11.) Are you still wrapping presents on Christmas Eve? Most definitely. "Santa"
12.) What is your favorite family fun time at Christmas? I love Christmas Eve. It is a laid-back night. It is so fun to be with family.
13.) What Christmas craft do you like the best? I have a different fav. every yr I like to switch it up.
14.) Christmas music. Yes or No, and if yes what is your favorite song? Yes. I love em all. Sadly I am obsessed w.Lady Gaga's "Christmas Tree" its kinda dirty. haha. Not for little ears.
15.) When do you plan to finish all your shopping? I am sure it will be Christmas Eve, when I have all stocking stuffers.
I tag anyone who just wants to play along!
I NEED A NEW NAME FOR THE BLOG. URBAN COWGIRL, Just ISNT fitting any longer.
YOUR "NAME" IDEAS.
You can submit as many names as you can think of.
The one I LIKE the best WINS. Easy as that.
Im not quite sure of the prize yet but I PROMISE its gunna be schweet!!! If you have questions for me, feel free to ask.
Here are some quick facts to help:
-I am a young single mom.
-My daughter is my LIFE
-I am moving for grad school (and to be closer to my long term b/f)
-I want to teach 1,2,3 grad prolly 1st or SPECIAL Ed.
-I am quirky
-I usually say what's on my mind
-I care.. usually TOO much
-I love to read
-I LOVE MY FAMILY
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