Today I'm linking up with Sarah and Heather to their holiday link-up. There is an option to blog or vlog it, but since I've never vlogged (maybe I should try that sometime..?), I'll stick with my favourite: blogging!
What's your favorite holiday movie?
The Muppet Christmas Carol. To me, it's not Christmas until I have seen it.
Do you have any special traditions?
My mom makes THE best peanut butter balls. IN THE WORLD! If there are none on Christmas Day, I have to say I'm a little put out. And when there are some, I always eat just a few too many. like
a dozen four or five.
What's your favorite ornament or decoration?
I would have to say the star that is on top of my parents' Christmas tree. It's a star that I made in Kindergarten, and I just love it!
Best gift you've ever received?
It is actually this year. I commissioned one of my co-workers to make some stuffed crocheted dinosaurs for my kids, since they both are loving dinosaurs right now. And Des did SUCH a great job! Take a look!
Alexander and Isabel are going to LOVE them!! In case you don't know, there is (from left) a Brachiosaurus, Ankylosaurus, Triceratops and Stegosaurus. Desiree' got the patterns for these dinosaurs at Planet June.
Worst gift you've ever received?
This one is not about a gift, but a couple of years ago, my mother-in-law forgot about my birthday. I know it's easy to do since my birthday is so close to Christmas, but still. Her son is the only immediate family she has, so you would think that she would remember his wife's birthday. right?! So a few days after Christmas, she gave me a card with a little votive candle, which lasted only a couple of hours. Thoughtful, eh?
Favorite winter accessory?
Fingerless gloves!!! I have a few pairs from Sew Ecological, and I LOVE THEM!!! I can't believe that I never used them before; they are awesome! These are the ones I'm loving right now:
They go all the way up past my elbows, and they are sooo soft!!
Real tree or fake?
Real, fo sho! I love the smell of a real tree, and a fake tree always seems too perfect. I like the imperfect trees. Ours is lopsided this year.
When and how did you find out that Santa was not real?
I always knew that Santa wasn't real. My parents didn't go through that whole charade; nor will I do that for my kids. Not that I'm against it or anything, but I don't want my kids to learn that I have lied to them about something that might end up being pretty important to them. Truth is always better, I think.