Friday, 20 December 2013

Christmas Tag

I am completely unprepared  for Christmas. I know it's only 5 days away but I haven't even started shopping for presents. I am panicking slightly guys!! I am however, very much in the Christmas spirit with the beautiful lights at the German Markets in Birmingham and peoples houses glittering with light from their trees.

Having a look through some amazing blogs for inspiration - I have seen a lot of Christmas Tag themed blogs. So I thought I'd share my plans for christmas.

How I'm spending my Christmas

What are you usually up to on Christmas Eve?
Usually I like to sit back in my christmas pyjamas and watch TV with my family. I tend to work until around 7.30pm on Christmas Eve so when I get home I'm super tired. This is the perfect time to sit back and relax. 

Who do you spend your Christmas day's with?
I've been with my lovely Fiancée Wayne for 8 years so we tend to try and see everyone. It has to be planned with military precision to work. This year we will spend Christmas with my family - my mom, dad, fiancée, sister and her boyfriend and then will travel to see Wayne's family on Boxing Day. Keeps us extremely busy but Christmas is a time for family so it's lovely to catch up.

Do you enjoy giving or receiving gifts?
I love giving gifts, just seeing peoples face when they unwrap their presents is the most exciting part of Christmas for me. 

What does your outfit consist of on Christmas Day?
Usually I wear a Christmas jumper with a pair of jeans in the day and then change into a dress for the evening meal. I'd stay in my PJ's if I could but I never spend christmas at my own house.

Do you enjoy shopping for your loved one's gifts?
Yes, I absolutely love to. Usually I'm super organised, making gift idea lists and making sure everything is finished in advance. This year however, I haven't even started my present shopping yet and Christmas is only 5 days away. My work shifts have been absolutely crazy so I'm just starting to panic right about now!

Have you ever received a gift that you disliked and pretended you liked it?
Of course - I think you'd be lying if you said this hadn't happened to you. I would never want anyone to think I didn't love what they had given me so of course I'd pretend to like it.

What would your ideal Christmas be?
My ideal Christmas would be spend with all my loved ones. Snowed in, playing board games and watching a film like Love Actually.

What is your least favourite thing about Christmas?
Having to wait until I've eaten breakfast before I can open my presents. This has been a family tradition since I was young and it hasn't changed even though I'm no longer living at home. I still have to travel home and eat breakfast before opening presents.

What is the best gift you have ever received?
An engagement ring. My partner proposed to me on Christmas Day. That present is never going to be beaten.

If you could choose one person to spend Christmas with who would it be and why? (Other than family)
 I can't think of anyone beyond my family!! To me, that's what Christmas is all about. Family and love. My favourite time of year.

What's your favourite part of Christmas? Let me know guys :)
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