Getting to know me, Holiday Style

Taken from Candy.

GETTING TO KNOW ME… HOLIDAY STYLE

Welcome to the 2006 Holiday Edition of Getting to Know Your Friends!
You know the drill. forward, THEN change my answers to your answers.

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Everyone has time for a few moments of fun! Don’t be a scrooge!!!

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
I like both, but being the holidays, Egg to the NOG. Actually the creamer I am using is Eggnog Flavored.

2 . Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?
Wraps them for sure! I suck at wrapping but still love doing it.

3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?

Colored!

4. Do you hang mistletoe?
What the heck is a Mistle? and how does it lose a toe?

5. When do you put your decorations up?
No set time. This year I will be away so no decorations… maybe a little hat for Shayla.

6. What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)?
Why? I love Natilla… is a Colombian dish that can only be compared to the taste of pumpking pie…
Many Colombian dishes come to mind… I don’t know, what are some American holiday dishes?

7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child:
When I got my very first Atari 2600! I did find it before X-mas but still… man was I excited.

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
I do not remember what it is to now know it was my parents… I know I ruined for my lil sister (Sorry Caro!)

9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?
Kinda… I like to stay up and open up presents at midnight… it has been a family thing since I was a kid.

10. How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?
Lights and Ornaments.

11. Snow! Love it or Dread it?
Snow is pretty to look at… to shovel, drive, walk or do anything with is a pain… I think it is overrated!

12. Can you ice skate?
Nope, but will like to.

13. Do you remember your favorite gift?

Besides my 2600… I guess my first bike. It was red!

14. What’s the most important thing about the Holidays for you?
The message of Peace and Love… no seriously.

15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?
Natilla.

16. What is your favorite holiday tradition?
La Novena y El Pesebre (the nativity scene).

17. What tops your tree?
A Star.

18. Which do you prefer giving or Receiving?
Both are cool… I tend to like to give more than receive.

19. What is your favorite Christmas Song?
The little drummer boy, or the “Mamaaaa donde estan mis juguetes” LOL… that is a funny, kind of like Grandma got run over by a rainder that goes.. Mom, where are my gifts, Baby Jesus did not bring them… its a sad song, but funny in a way.

20. Candy Canes! Yuck or Yum?
Not a huge sugar fan, but you know I do like candy canes. Yum!

5 Responses to Getting to know me, Holiday Style

  1. Sooo! That’s why I like pumpkin pie so much. Yes, it does taste like natilla! :)

  2. :-D You made me laugh with your answer for egg-nog :-D

  3. If Christmas wasn’t soooo commercial, I think I would like it more. Eggnog rocks!

  4. I answered this on my site. Was very interesting to read your answers and I had a lot of fun answering! :)

  5. Respondo aquí porqué me da pereza hacerlo en mi blog :P

    1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
    Chocolate caliente, con tamal, ¡pero no sólo en fin de año!. ¿Qué demonios es Egg Nog? Suena desagradable…

    2 . Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?
    Mis tías son muy hábiles empacando y la tradición es que el 24 se encierren dos o tres en un cuarto y los empaqueten todos.

    3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?
    Las que haya. Aquí hay de colores, donde mi papá hay amarillas.

    4. Do you hang mistletoe?
    Aquí nadie hace eso. Pero bueno, usted eso ya lo sabe, el punto es que yo tampoco

    5. When do you put your decorations up?
    Mi hermanita las puso la semana pasada… pero sumercé sabe que aquí la tradición es ponerlas el 8 de Diciembre.

    6. What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)?
    ¡Sí! ¡Natilla! ¡La perfección reunida con la canlea! Y ¿Qué me dice de un buen plato de buñuelos? Y usted que es caleño ¿no le gustaría un manjar blanco? A mí me encanta.

    7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child:
    Jjaja, cuando me dieron el N64. por allá en el ’96, ya va a cumplir diez añitos ese aparato, es casi tan viejo como yo
    :P

    8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
    Mi mamá nunca me engatusó con eso, ni con el Niño Dios, siempre pura honestidad.

    9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?
    Aquí también los abrimos a media noche… o a las diez si hay afán.

    10. How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?
    Mi hermana le pone lucecitas y de esas tiritas largas de papel, que no me acuerdo cómo se llaman.

    11. Snow! Love it or Dread it?
    Jajaja, la única vez que toqué nieve, era Marzo. Mis navidades normalmente son en Ibagué a unos 27 grados por la noche.

    12. Can you ice skate?
    Aquí los centros comerciales y el parque de la 93 se inventan siempre sus pistas de “hielo” y yo he ido muchas veces, pero siempre me pego durísimo contra ese hielo seco.

    13. Un viaje a Europa que todavía estoy esperando cobrar.

    14. Poder ir a emborracharme con mi familia… y la unión y todo eso, sí.

    15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?
    Natilla.

    16. Los aguinaldos, son impresionantemente divertidos y competitivos.

    17. El techo.

    18. Which do you prefer giving or Receiving?
    Ah, todo extremo es malo, me quedo en la mitad.

    19. What is your favorite Christmas Song?
    Jaja, hay una que cantábamos en el coro del colegio que no dice nada la verdad, pero tiene unas subidas y bajadas muy chéveres y es como “pomporororororn pomporororn pa-pa-pa-pa-pa-pá…”.

    20. Candy Canes! Yuck or Yum?
    ¿Qué es esa vaina?

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