Friday, December 2, 2016

Blogmas 2016 Day 1 and 2

I am delighted to see that my Friend Sandra from the blog Diary of a Stay at Home Mom is doing the Blogmas of Christmas this season. You can check her out here and come play along! 

I am a day late so I have some making up to do!!! Let's get started!


Day 1 - The Christmas Tag
Day 2 - Christmas Movies on the Must Watch List
Day 3 - Christmas Wishlist
Day 4 - Christmas Playlist
Day 5 - Pictures and Memories of Christmas Past
Day 6 - Pot Simmer Recipes
Day 7 - Cookies to be Baked (can be a recipe you make every year, or some you want to try)
Day 8 - Favorite Family Christmas Recipe
Day 9 - How do you decorate?
Day 10 - Real Tree or Artificial Tree
Day 11 - Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Day 12 - Quiet Christmas or Family Filled Loud Party Christmas?
Day 13 - Christmas Cards (do you send them, show us your favorites this year, or tells your favorite cards to send whether vintage, or bright and colorful)
Day 14 - Advent Calendar
Day 15 - Christmas Party Food Ideas
Day 16 - Winter Tag
Day 17 - Christmas Wishes
Day 18 - Homemade or Store Bought (What are you giving this year)
Day 19 - Recap of Christmas 2015 in pictures
Day 20 - Christmas Decorations Reveal (show us your tree, your home decor, your mantle, anything you want)
Day 21 - Holiday Family Traditions
Day 22 - Preparing for the big day (show us your wrapping skills, are you making lists, getting the house ready for guests?)
Day 23 - Post whatever you wish
Day 24 - Christmas Eve (Are you opening presents tonight, is this your big celebration, what are you doing)
Day 25 - Christmas Day 

Day 1 - The Christmas Tag 
✨Whats Your Favourite Holiday Movie?
I believe it would have to be White Christmas
✨Whats Your Favourite Christmas Colour?
Burgundy and gold 
at least for the parlor
✨Do You Like To Stay in Your PJs Or Dress Up For Christmas?
I usually like to dress festively if not dressed up...
✨If You Could Only Buy One Person a Present This Year Who Would It Be?my grands would have to be something for the two of them!!!
✨Do You Open Your Present Christmas Eve Or Christmas Morning?
We like to open stocking in the morning and gifts later in the day
✨ What Do You Like To Do On Your Christmas Break?
Finishing touches on the decorating, some baking, gift wrapping, and taking lots of time for hot chocolate and music around the fire and the tree!
✨Any Christmas Wishes?
National Unity
✨Favorite Christmas Smell?
The piney scents of the greenery, the spicy/ savory aromas from the kitchen, and 
the sweets smells form the oven!
✨Favourite Christmas Meal Or Treat?
I love Chek mix, Christmas Quiche and Cranberry/Orange Scones
✨What are you doing for the holidays this year?
Well, we actually just got back from New England where we have already celebrated our family Christmas this year.. but hubs and I have many festive activities to look forward to, and I hope to have a couple of events here at home over the holidays with friends.
✨What’s your favourite holiday drink?
I do enjoy a bit of Peach Schnapps with orange juice, mulled cider. hot chocolate, and egg nog with a dash of nutmeg!!!
✨Candy cane or Gingerbread men?
Definitely, gingerbread men...I love ginger gookies!!! Such great memories from Grandma's!
✨What’s your favourite holiday/Christmas song?
O Holy Night
✨What is most important to you about the holidays?

Family gathering. Having us together and everyone healthy and happy.

Day 2 - Christmas Movies on the Must Watch List
In no particular order

While You Were Sleeping ,White Christmas , A Christmas Carol, 
Meet Me in St. Louis , The Bishop’s Wife, Frosty the Snowman
A Charlie Brown Christmas, A Christmas Story,
The Nativity
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, The Muppet Christmas Carol,
And, usually, any Hallmark Christmas Movie~~

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