Wednesday, September 5, 2007

Christmas around the world swap questionairre

  1. Are you religious? Somewhat.
  2. How long have you been knitting? Would you consider yourself a Beginner, Intermediate or Advanced? I've been knitting for about a year and a half. I'd call myself an advanced beginner.
  3. Do you have any other hobbies besides knitting? I love to cook, read, and bike.
  4. Favorite color(s)? I like jewel tones and earth tones - just not pastels!
  5. Do you collect anything? Do dust bunnies count?
  6. Are you allergic to any fibers or animals? Mohair makes me itch.
  7. Do you have any pets? Her royal highness the Princess Allie Cat, Miss Magdaline Meow, her lady in waiting, and Sasha, the big yellow dog.
  8. Coffee, Tea, or Hot Chocolate? Coffee - the darker, the better
  9. Cookies or Sweets? Do I have to choose? As long as it has chocolate, I'm happy.
  10. Do you knit socks? I've never tried.
  11. If not socks then what? (tell us about your favorite knits) Dishcloths, scarves, ponchos and I'm currently working on a sweater for my 5 year old and a little cape for my mom's dog.
  12. Do you put up a Christmas tree? If not then what do you do? We actually have two!
  13. Favorite holiday treats? Cookies, chocolates, desserts...I love 'em all.
  14. Favorite holiday smells? Cookies baking, spices, pine.
  15. Do you celebrate Christmas in a traditional or unconventional way? Please elaborate. We're very traditional. Church on Christmas Eve, we track Santa on NORAD, put out some reindeer food and then it's off to bed for the kids. We open presents on Christmas morning and have a feast.
  16. What are your favorite holiday traditions? Baking cookies with my kids, decorating, going to see A Christmas Carol at the local theater.
  17. Finish the sentence: “For me Christmas is all about....” The magic of Santa.
  18. If you were a Christmas ornament you would be…….? Something made from glass - I love old fashioned European style glass ornaments.
  19. What was your favorite gift you've ever received? Or given? Received - anything my kids make for me. Given - hmm....
  20. When do you start your Christmas? The day after Thanksgiving!
  21. Do you send Christmas cards? Do you make them or buy them? Yes - usually they are picture cards of the boys.
  22. What is your favorite Christmas dish? Not really a dish, but gingerbread cookies.
  23. Carolers are at your door. What do you do? Sing a long and then give them cookies.
  24. When do you open presents? Christmas eve or Christmas morning? Christmas morning.
  25. Do you celebrate with family or friends or both? Mostly just family.


Kim said...

Love the answers to your questinnaire! I really like the answer to what you collect. That made me laugh which is what I needed right now.

Knittymuggins said...

Thanks so much for sharing Mary! I love old-fashioned glass ornaments too :) Hope you're enjoying the swap so far and thanks for filling out your questionnaire!