Get to Know Nat: Christmas Edition

I've seen this on quite a few blogs so I thought I would play along. I love getting to learn more about you all so I thought it would be fun to learn more about me!

Welcome to the Christmas edition of getting to know your blogger friends. Okay, here's what you're supposed to do, and try not to be a SCROOGE!

Just copy this entire post and paste into a new post on your blog and change all the answers so that they apply to you.

1. Wrapping paper or gift bags?
Wrapping paper!! Ripping open the paper is much more fun

2. Real tree or Artificial? Fake for now maybe a real one when we have kids

3. When do you put up the tree?
The Saturday after Thanksgiving

4. When do you take the tree down?
Weekend after NYE

5. Do you like eggnog?
YES!!!! I LOVE Eggnog ice cream

6. Favorite gift received as a child? My “life-like” doll that was supposed to be just like a “real baby” came with a birth certificate and all. I named her Amanda Tiffany. Don’t judge it was the 80’s

7. Hardest person to buy for? My mother- pickiest person ever, I’m pretty sure she returned almost every gift we’ve ever given her

8. Easiest person to buy for?
my sister- my intentions are usually selfish as I plan to use/borrow/steal what ever I’m giving her

9. Do you have a nativity scene?
No- but I want this one below and here but I feel it's a bit pricey, maybe find one onsale?

10. Mail or email Christmas cards?
Mail- it’s one of my most favorite things about the holidays!

11. Worst Christmas gift you ever received?
Hmmmm…I don’t think I have any

12. Favorite Christmas Movie?
Love Actually or Elf

13. When do you start shopping for Christmas?
Let’s see like Dec 12…

14. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present?
Only for a Yankee gift swap

15. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas?
Monkey bread!! Best stuff ever.

16. Lights on the tree?

17. Favorite Christmas song?
All I want for Christmas is You version from Love Actually

18. Travel at Christmas or stay home?
Home for Christmas Eve/Day then travel up to PA after Christmas

19. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer?
Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, Blitzen and Rudy

20. Angel on the tree top or a star?
oops I still need a tree topper

21. Open the presents Christmas Eve or morning?
As a kid Christmas day always! Now we usually open then on Christmas Eve at my parents so we can sleep in and enjoy brunch on Christmas day

22. Most annoying thing about this time of the year?
PARKING LOTS AT THE MALL!! What is wrong with people??

23. Favorite ornament, theme, or color?
My sisters ornament she made in Kindergarten and then kindly gifted to me last year- It’s a British solider made from a clothes pin (I used to make fun of it when we were little and say it looked like her)

24. Favorite for Christmas Dinner?
I have no idea what we even eat for dinner, Ham maybe? Not a big dinner fan I prefer dessert

25. What do you want to do for Christmas this year?
Spending time with my family and friends and just relaxing and enjoying one another’s company

26. Favorite Christmas tradition growing up?
Church on Christmas Eve followed by a party at our family friends house- the party gets more fun the older we get because it’s a great way to catch up with all the people we grew up with

27. Favorite tradition now?
same as above Christmas Eve party

Christmas Eve party with my sis and 2 family best friends (and bridesmaids!)

28. Favorite Christmas Memory?
I love Christmas every year and I cherish all my memories but I’m also excited to create new memories with K as we get older and have our own family



  1. I have that Fontanini Nativity Set and I adorrreee it! I used to play with the figures when I was really young and my mom would get soooo mad at me! I always thought she was pissed I was playing with Baby Jesus, but I think she was afraid I was going to break something so expensive, haha!

    And we always have Monkey Bread for breakfast on Christmas morning, too. With cream cheese frosting. Yummmm!

  2. I love Love Actually! I just watched it the other day!

  3. I sister makes monkey bread every ever....I LOVE IT! xx


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