my lovely friend Laura over at Musings of a tired mummy has tagged me in The Christmas Tag. I am so excited for this tag- really sad I know , but  I love Christmas! :) Okay so there are quite a few questions so let’s get answering.

1. What is your favourite Christmas Movie?

Okay so my favourite film to watch with the girls is definitely Home Alone or the Grinch - they are two classics in our house . If it was me alone in bed after the girls had gone to sleep then I would snuggle up with a cup of tea and watch polar express or the Christmas carol, Jim Carey version :)

2. Have you ever had a white Christmas?

I can remember a white Christmas when I was younger , but we are talking a good 20 years ago! It’s been snowing recently so I am keeping my fingers and toes crossed for a white Christmas this year!

3. Where do you usually spend your holiday?

At home with Scott and the girls - honestly I wouldn’t want to be any where else other than home. We do visit my parents in the run up to a Christmas , they live in Great Yarmouth, but for Christmas Day it is at home .

4. What is your favourite Christmas song?

Oh god there are so many ! I love the Christmas band aid- all versions , Fairytale of New York and all I want for Christmas is you

5. Do you open presents on a Christmas Eve?

No we don’t open presents on Christmas Eve , we do celebrate Yule on the 21st of December , which is a pagan holiday and we each have a Yule present to open :)

6. Can you name all of Santa’s reindeers?

Oh no! I tried to do this question in my Christmas tag video on youtube - dasher dancer ,prancer vixen, comet Cupid Donna blitzen and Rudolph? Is that right? Sorry Santa! :(

7 .What holiday tradition are you looking forward to ?

I love our Christmas Eve buffet - we watch movies first then put Christmas songs on and have a huge spread and be merry, the girls absolutely love it!

8. Is your Christmas tree real or fake?

Very fake. I would love a real one but a few years ago my friend had told me that her real tree was riddled with beetles so I think I’ll stick with fake ha!

9. What is your favourite holiday treat?

Where do I start? ... savoury would be gherkins and twiglets , oh and the cheese board and crackers . Sweet would be the mince pies ,obviously , the ones from Sainsbury’s are so good! Oh and hot chocolates with candy canes and whipped cream, perfect for movie nights ,yum!

10. Be honest , do you like receiving or giving gifts best?

Being a Mum, seeing the girls open their presents and be so happy with what they have makes me happy , cliche? Probably but it’s true

11.what is the best Christmas Gift you have got ?

It has got to be last year when Scott got me the Estée Lauder set I wanted , He played it down for weeks pretending he had forgotten what it was called and I really thought he hadn’t got it ! I could not believe it when I opened it ,and my face on our video footage says it all , his a keeper

12.What is your dream place to visit for the holiday season?

Honestly, just home :)

13. Are you a pro wrapper or fail miserable?

I am the bees knees when it comes to wrapping the first 20 presents, then i am so fed up with it, they look a disaster afterwards.

14. Most memorable Christmas Morning?

I use to love opening our presents then getting dressed and all the family would go to my Grandads - they were the best!

15. What made you realise the truth about Santa?

What truth? I have no idea what you are talking about ..... ;)

16. What makes the holidays special for you?

Having children! - christmas would suck without my girlies!

That is me done! Now i tag Steph, Charlie and Kaiden :)


  1. Lovely, we have a christmas eve buffet too, its my fave day!

  2. Ahhh some lovely things here. I'm with you on the fake Christmas tree, can't be doing with even more mess to tidy!

  3. Love this tag it always makes me so festive reading it. You can't beat Home Alone at Christmas!

  4. I love The Grinch too, I have to watch that with my boys this weekend :) How lovely that you celebrate Yule.

  5. I love this tag and reading about other peoples Christmas! Fairy tale of new York is my favourite too!

  6. Aww what a lovely tag and I am so loving your 'fake' christmas tree definitely better than mine

  7. Love this tag! Ooh I love Home Alone, we haven't had chance to watch it yet this Chrismas, must put that right!

  8. Oh I need to write my Christmas tag post things have just been crazy down my end!I love that you celebrate Yule x

  9. I love cheese and crackers and ALL the crisps for Christmas! x Have a Merry Christmas!

  10. Sounds lovely. You got all the reindeer names right! Well done.
    Favourite film is It's A Wonderful Life.

  11. Oh great Christmas answers, Christmas with kids is just perfect

  12. Ahhh, love these Christmassy answers. Fingers crossed we do get a white Christmas! How amazing would that be? And high five to knowing all the reindeer!

  13. Home Alone is on my list as well! Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

  14. Ah a lovely tag. The only time I witnessed a white christmas was in Canada


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