Ten on Tuesday – my first!

Chelsea over at Roots & Rings does this Ten (questions) on Tuesday thing and… this is me, trying to get out of a blogging funk.

Here we go!

1. What are your plans for the holidays? Do you travel at Thanksgiving? If you celebrate Christmas, do you travel then, too?
My plans are pretty much on hold right now, depending on the weather. I’m no good at driving in snow, and it’s snowing, so there’s that. Best case scenario, I’d go to my mom’s for Thanksgiving, and the traveling to the regular mish-mash of Christmas festivities starting in the middle of December.

2. How do you make the plans for the holiday? If you have a significant other, how do you decide which family to visit?
I try to plan ahead, but sometimes planning too far ahead gives me anxiety (only joking a little bit here, people) so a lot of the time I just kind of play it by ear.

3. Do you have your Thanksgiving meal at lunch or later in the day?
We usually eat at Mom’s around… 2 or 3? After snacking all morning… then I usually eat again later in the evening.

4. Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving tradition?
Eating.

5. After a big meal do you lounge around or get up and take a walk?
LOUNGE! Play on the internet while silly boys watch their silly football.

6. Do you shop on “Black Friday” or do you avoid it?
Nooo no no no. My big sister has tried to get me to go with her a couple times, but I am just not okay with waking up that early on a day I don’t have to go to work. I think I would like to give it a shot one of these years, though, just to say I did it.

7. When do you usually finish your Christmas shopping?
I’m a procrastinator, so… sometimes, I get my last gift on my way to whatever event at which I’m supposed to deliver said gift. Whoops.

8. Do you and your significant other exchange gifts? Is there a budget?
Budget, schmudget. Just gotta be able to pay (most of) the bills.

9. When do you decorate for the holidays?
Whenever I want. I put up a couple little things this weekend.

10. Do you go “all out” with the decor or do you keep it simple?
I usually keep it pretty simple, but then, I’ve never decorated a house I OWN for Christmas, so this year might be different?

Image source: Martin Cathrae

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5 Comments

  1. Rachel Tuesday, November 23, 2010 8:29 pm

    “4. Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving tradition?
    Eating.”

    Classic!

  2. sleepyjane Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:07 am

    We don’t have a thanksgiving here in SA. It kind of sucks – I’d have liked to have a tradition where I get together with family (not that I have a big one) and all that. Even Christmas isn’t a big deal really, and it’s gotten less and less celebrated as we all get older. But this year will be the first year that J and I get a decorate a Christmas tree, and I’m a little excited!

  3. rik Thursday, November 25, 2010 11:47 am

    well don’t burn your house down by putting christmas candles and space heaters next to christmas decorations and children. because that’s what I write about all day!

    • Kaci Johanna Thursday, November 25, 2010 12:17 pm

      Luckily, I have no children to endanger. And candles? Do I seem like the kind of girl who uses candles? Come on now.

      Hey, happy Thanksgiving!

  4. E.P. Sunday, November 28, 2010 5:12 pm

    Eating is one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving, as well. I hope you had a wonderful one with your friends and family!

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