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Happy Holidays Tag!

Happy Holidays Tag!

Happy Holidays everyone! I hope you are having a lovely day surrounded by family and friends. My friend Marianna and I wanted to do a little holiday tag for Christmas day to share a little bit about our traditions. We took a few questions from a bunch of holiday tags that we found and I even got some from one I was tagged in recently by Lauren. Check out her Christmas Tag here. Thanks for tagging me Lauren!
Make sure you also check out Marianna's tag here :) Let's get started!

When do you decorate for the Holidays and how long do you leave them up?
Normally we put up our decorations the weekend after Thanksgiving. I never feel right putting up anything before Thanksgiving is done and over with. As far as taking them down goes, usually they come down shortly after New Year's.

Favorite Holiday song?
Silent Night

Favorite Holiday movie?
Love Actually and Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer (the stop motion one with the island of the misfit toys).

Favorite Holiday drink and treat?
For non-alcoholic choices, I love peppermint mochas or white mochas. Either is fine with me as long as there is peppermint involved. For an adult beverage, Eggnog with Southern Comfort is my choice. This is the only time of year that I drink eggnog, so why not make it a spiked one? For treats, I love peanut butter kiss cookies :D yum yum!

Have you ever had a white Christmas where you live?
Currently I live in LA, so no :( sadly, no white Christmas there. I am visiting home though in Illinois and still no snow yet here, either! 

How will you be celebrating this holiday? 
This year, I'm so thankful that I get to spend the holidays with my family and friends. Last year we couldn't make it here, so this year feels extra special.

Name one item on your wish list this year.
Diptyque Eau Duelle-- Which my hubby already got me! He's so good :)

Do you get dressed or stay in your PJ's on Christmas day?
Well, it's 2pm and I still have PJ's on, which is the norm for my family. Usually we do gifts in the morning, lounge around, take a nap, and then we get dressed in normal people clothes later in the day. 

Fake tree or real tree?
I prefer a real tree, but we have a fake baby tree in our apartment.

White lights or colored lights on your tree? 
Classic white :)

Show us your favorite ornament or decoration.
I love unique decorations, goofy human-like snowmen and reindeer with bells as feet. But, this year my favorite is the pretty snowglobe ornament I got from Anthropologie. 

Unique Christmas/Holiday traditions?
On Christmas eve, we open one gift, which always contains new PJ's. Then we have nice new PJ's to go to bed in and open gifts in the next day. Maybe that's why we like to stay in our pajamas all day! 


Happy New Year! Welcome 2015!

Happy New Year! Welcome 2015!

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