the beautiful and 'with it' tigermama tagged me with this. wheeeee!

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
egg nog. *sigh*

2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?

3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?

4. Do you hang mistletoe?

5. When do you put your decorations up?
day after thanksgiving

6. What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)?

7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child:

well, i wasn't quite a child any more, but the year i was a senior in high school there was an 'artic blast' which dumped lots of snow and then froze us into our houses. we even lost power for a few days. we got extra time off from school, our tree was up and friends came over and we played board games, or we all trooped outside to go sledding. it was so much fun, especially with the houses decorated for christmas.

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
can't rightly remember. maybe finding 'santa's' wrapping paper in my parents' closet.

9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?
yes, just one

10. How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?

i just have a little 100 yen shop tree with little ornaments, which i got one year for my eikawa classes. last year i found a short string of lights and it goes near the front door to welcome yoshi home.

11. Snow! Love it or Dread it?
never really had a snowy winter, so i neither love nor dread it. i think it's pretty until it turns black. that's sad.

12. Can you ice skate?

hell no

13. Do you remember your favorite gift?
my first bicycle

14. What's the most important thing about the Holidays for you?

15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?
hershey's kisses

16. What is your favorite holiday tradition?
opening a present on christmas eve

17. What tops your tree?

18. Which do you prefer giving or receiving?

19. What is your favorite Christmas Song?
oh holy night