The lovely Lauren from Scrapbook Blog nominated me to take part in this year’s Christmas Tag. Blogger tags are designed to get to know a blogger a little more and I have previously taken part in this one here, but this time around the questions only have Christmas in mind. So, let’s get started…
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MOVIE?
Oh, I love Home Alone and it’s even better now that Jake loves it too. I also absolutely love Elf, I laugh every single time even though I know exactly what’s coming!
WHERE DO YOU USUALLY SPEND YOUR HOLIDAY?
It varies between the family. We quite often like hosting because it makes it easier to have the kids here and not take lots of things out with us. It also means we can keep routine easily which boring as it may sound, is a saviour when it comes to the next day!
WHAT WOULD BE YOUR DREAM PLACE TO VISIT FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON?
I would love to visit Lapland and experience a true Christmas feeling.
DO YOU OPEN YOUR PRESENTS ON CHRISTMAS EVE OR CHRISTMAS MORNING?
Christmas morning or afternoon… We have Jake’s birthday that day so we like to make a huge fuss of him first thing and get his birthday presents done then think about Christmas presents after or even later on in the day.
DO YOU HAVE A FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MEMORY?
Well, the most memorable will be giving birth! haha But what I remember the most is how much I loved Christmas when I was growing up. My Mum would make it the best day by spoiling us, buying us such thoughtful gifts, making it so special and then taking us to see all of my family. I wouldn’t say it was about any of the gifts, it was about being together and having so many laughs!
BE HONEST: DO YOU LIKE GIVING GIFTS OR RECEIVING GIFTS BETTER?
Giving. I love to watch someone’s face light up when I have bought them something they love.
FAVOURITE FESTIVE FOOD?
Mince pies, I have eaten far too many already!
FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS SCENTS?
The smell of a real Christmas tree.
DO YOU HAVE ANY CHRISTMAS EVE TRADITIONS?
WHAT TOPS YOUR TREE?
A silver star.
HAVE YOU EVER HAD A WHITE CHRISTMAS?
Nope, not here in the UK, it’s unheard of, isn’t it?!
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS SONG?
I actually love Christmas carols and my favourite is O’ Little Town of Bethlehem.
IS YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE REAL OR FAKE?
We always try to get a real tree, the only exception was Jake’s first Christmas where we decided it may have ended in disaster if we had got a real one. Having said that, we will probably be attempting a real one with William just being 1 this year. Wish us luck!!
ARE YOU A PROFESSIONAL PRESENT WRAPPER OR DO YOU FAIL MISERABLY?
I am ok.
WHAT MAKES THE HOLIDAYS SPECIAL FOR YOU?
Being with my family. It is a time of year when Rob can be off work and not have to worry at all as the office closes down and we can just enjoy plenty of quality time.
So that is me, I now nominate this lovely group of blogger’s to let us know their thoughts on the Christmas tag:
Becca- Becca Blogs it out
Josie- Me, Them and the Others
Alex- Actual Ar
Georgina- Gee Gardener
Becky- Raucous by Nature
Alice- Living with a Jude