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Before Christmas
1. Does your family send out Christmas cards? Yes
2. How soon do you start shopping? September (unless I see something special)
3. Who do you shop for? My step-niece

Decorations
4. Do you put up a Christmas tree? Yes
5. If so, is it fake or real? Artificial
6. Do you like tinsel? Love it!
7. Do you use homeade or storebought ornaments? store bought
8. Do you put Christmas lights outside your house? Yes!
9. Do you put lights on the tree? Yes. Many.
10. How about popcorn and cranberries? No. The dog eats them.
11. Is there a wreath hanging on your door? Yes

Christmas Eve
12. Do you celebrate it? Yes!
13. Do you hang up your stocking? Yes. So does the dog.
14. Does your family read "Twas the night before Christmas?" Yes, but to myself.

Favorite
15. Christmas Movie - A Christmas Carol
16. Character from any Christmas Movie - Marley's Ghost
17. Christmas Song - It Came Upon a Midnight Clear
18. Christmas Memory - going to Valley View the day after Thanksgiving

This or That
19. Give or Receive? Give
20. Eggnog or Cider? Both!
21. Red or Green? both. And blue and gold too.
22. Ham or Turkey? Turkey
23. Star or Angel? Both
24. White Lights or Colored Lights? Colored
25. Blinking Lights or Still Lights? Still on the tree. Blinking in other places.
26. Were you Naughty or Nice this year? I'd like to say 'nice', but......

Presents
27. What do you want for Christmas this year? a new keyboard for work.
28. When do you open your gifts? Christmas Morning
29. What's the best gift you've ever gotten? Sapphire Earrings
30. What's the worst gift you've ever gotten? Can't say any have been bad.
31. Who gives you the most gifts? It's about even throughout the family.
32. Have you ever had a secret Santa? no.
33. Do you like wrapping gifts? Yes

Random
34. Do you put change in those red buckets? Yes
35. Do you burn a yule log? No
36. Can you name all the reindeer? Yes
37. Do you bake cookies? no
38. Have you ever seen your mommy kissing Santa Clause? no
39. Have you ever gotten a kiss under the mistletoe? Yes
40. Do you go caroling? Yes
41. Do you drive around and look at the Christmas lights? Yes
42. Have you ever left Santa cookies? Of course!
43. Have you ever sat on Santa's lap? Yes, a couple of years ago.
44. Who do you celebrate Christmas with? Family
45. Where do you celebrate Christmas? At my Sister's
46. Have you ever had a white Christmas? Yes
47. What part of Christmas do you look most forward to? Christmas Eve.
48. Have you ever had your picture taken with Santa? Yes
49. Does your family always take a picture at Christmas? No
50. Have you ever heard the song "Thank God For Kids" by The Oakridge Boys? No
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