The Christmas Tag

Happy Christmas Eve Eve Everyone...I can't believe it's less than two days before Christmas and I am so excited. Are you prepared? For once, in forever, we are all done. No last minute dashes for more wine, no more gift drops and certainly no more wrapping. Just adding some treats into the Christmas Eve Basket, and that's it. So in the name of all the festive fun, today I thought that I get involved with the Christmas Tag, the very lovely Vicky from The Growing Mum had tagged me, so let's go!

What’s your favourite Christmas movie?

As a child my favourite was “A Muppets Christmas Carol” it was the movie that would get my sister and I in the festive spirit. As an adult, I still love this film however “The Holiday” is a firm favourite too.

Have you ever had a white Christmas?

Yes. A few years ago, now I’m talking maybe 10. I would love to have a white Christmas for my daughter to see.

Where do you usually spend your holiday?

I usually spend it with family. Since moving into our own home our Christmas Day normally kicks off at soon as the lady wakes, we open presents and have our Christmas lunch. Then get dressed and then visit my husband's mum and then spend the afternoon and evening with my parents. It’s full on but we wouldn’t want it any other way.

What is your favourite Christmas song?

Without a doubt, Wham, Last Christmas. This year my daughter has really got into singing and she’s really into Christmas music and loves Mariah Carey’s All I want For Christmas. A new fave.

Do you open any presents on Christmas Eve?

No presents at all. Though my little lady normally gets a Christmas Eve Basket that’s full of treats, books, cups, and a mini selection box that’s wrapped up. If that counts!

Can you name all of Santa’s reindeer?

Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner, and Blitzen. Not forgetting Rudolph. Woo.

What holiday traditions are you looking forward to this year?

I’m looking forward to the festive fun that my family will enjoy with our Christmas Eve Basket. The most obvious one that we did this year was take the little lady to visit Santa and it was the best experience, nothing beats her smile.

Is your Christmas tree real or fake?

Fake. My mum use to get real ones and I would remember the pins getting everywhere and my mum would be finding them for months on end. So we prefer a good ole fake tree.

What is your favourite holiday treat/food/sweet?

Lebkuchen, oooh and chocolate coins.

What is the best present you have ever received?

A few years back, my husband gave me a gorgeous bracelet, but I had no clue. Both families had already opened gifts, I had eaten my body weight in turkey and then he surprised me.

Where is your dream place to visit for the holiday season?

New York. I don’t know what it is about New York, but it’s a place that I have always wanted to visit during Christmas. If that’s not possible spend in a cute little cottage, just like “The Holiday”.

Are you a pro present wrapper or do you fail miserably?

I’m like a machine. It has to be perfect. I never get my husband to wrap others, because he’s only good at boxes. He obviously wraps mine but that’s it!

Most memorable Christmas memory?

There are just so many. I would have to say any Christmas that my brother, sister and I would spend with our grandparents. We would move into their home for 1 week, baring in mind we only lived two doors away. We would always have the best Christmas.

What made you realise the truth about Santa?

One Christmas Eve I was so excited but couldn’t sleep, and tried to sneak downstairs and was completely devastated when I saw my parents wrapping gifts for the stockings! I had to keep the magic alive for my sister though, but that only lasted a year.

What makes the holidays special for you?

They are special because we get to spend so much time with family and friends over a couple of days. It’s the best feeling. We are always so busy but it’s worthwhile!

H A P P Y   C H R I S T M A S ! ! !


  1. Can't believe how quickly Christmas has gone but this makes me still enjoy feeling festive x

  2. A Muppet Christmas Carol is one of my faves too! xx