Blogmas Day 5: The Christmas Tag

I thought I’d do a Christmas Tag for today to ramp up the festivities! So here are a few festive themed questions that I thought I’d answer, and I’d love to know your answers as well!

#1. Mince Pies: love them or hate them? Definitely love! I think they’re best when they’re cold.

#2. Best Christmas memory? The excitement on Christmas Eve- my family used to go for breakfast on Christmas Eve, and this was when I would start to get deliriously excited.

#3. Do I have any Christmas traditions? Usually I just eat a lot, but last year I made my first Christmas Eve box for my family filled with pyjamas, snacks and a Christmas film which we all enjoyed, so I would love to do that again this year.

#4. Favourite Christmas food? My grandma makes the most amazing sausage rolls, which I will hopefully be trying to recreate later this month!

#5. Anything I don’t like about Christmas? The recurring nightmare I have that I will have forgotten to buy someone a present. 

#6. When do I start Christmas planning? I used to start getting excited in mid-September, but now I usually start properly thinking about the festivities in mid to late November. I don’t know if that makes me more restrained or more boring?!

#7. The thing that makes me the most excited about Christmas? The food. 100%.

#8. Secret Santa: yay or nay? I am always dubious about Secret Santa- as you will have probably guessed by now, I like to plan my Christmas out to the inch, and Secret Santa is all about surprises, which terrifies me! If it’s a funny Secret Santa though, then I quite like it, because it takes the seriousness out of picking the perfect gift.

#9. Which is the best Christmas cracker present? The one that comes to my mind is the measuring tape, because I always put it in a drawer because I think it’ll be useful one day, then when that day comes it will have inevitably disappeared.  I do think the best bit of the Christmas crackers are the paper party hats that rip as soon as you put them on though!

#10. Do I have an ugly Christmas jumper? I don’t actually, I just have a grey snowman jumper that I bought from Matalan a few years ago. I want to invest in a new one this year because my jumper is gradually getting shorter and shorter, so I’m going to have a look online for a suitably ugly one!

Please leave your answers to these questions in the comments, I’d love to hear what your festive traditions are, and your favourite Christmas foods!

See you tomorrow,

Anna

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