Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Do Tell, Christmas Edition



So, are we having fun yet?

Those of us who are in the throes of holiday planning -- shopping, wrapping, cleaning, primping, baking, and whatever else needs doing -- are we having fun?

Would you like to play a quick game of "Do Tell?" Here are the questions. I'll leave my answers in the comments section. Will you answer them, too?

  1. What is your favorite Christmas movie?
  2. What is your favorite Christmas song?
  3. Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
  4. What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe?
  5. What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning?
So, are we having fun yet?

39 comments:

  1. 1. favorite Christmas movie: Holiday Inn
    2. favorite Christmas song: Silent Night
    3. dreaming of a white Christmas: Absolutely
    4. recipe: Baked Ziti
    5. under the tree: my children's smiles as they open their gifts

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  2. 1. Movie: Christmas with the Kranks
    2. Song: Mary, did you know?
    3. Dreaming: Yes!!
    4. Recipe: Eggnog
    5. Under the tree: Convertible!

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  3. 1. its a wonderful life
    2. I'll be home for christmas
    3. yes..please, some snow!
    4. Ina Garten's Apricot Thumbprint cookies
    5. smiling faces of my family (and a BH christmas card.

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  4. 1. That's hard because there's so many: A Christmas Story, Christmas Vacation, White Christmas

    2. Silent Night

    3. But of course! Right now it's all white and fluffy outside. Hope it stays until Christmas.

    4. Peppermint Meltaway Cookies

    5. A new camera lens

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  5. 1. What is your favorite Christmas movie? It's a Wonderful Life.
    2. What is your favorite Christmas song? Silent Night (contrary to what I said in my blog a few days ago; I sang Silent Night this weekend and realized that IT is my favorite)
    3. Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Yes (and I probably won't be disappointed.)
    4. What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe? Lemon squares.
    5. What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning? My daughter Amy.

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  6. 1. The Alistair Sim version of A Christmas Carol.
    2. Bring A Torch, Jeannette, Isabella
    3. YES, as long as there is no black ice. I'm still having nightmares about last Sunday on Rte. 80!
    4. My Mom's Norwegian Meatballs, My mother-in-law's brisket!
    5. Both my daughters, in fuzzy slippers.
    Merry Christmas!
    Cass

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  7. What is your favorite Christmas movie? - It's a Wonderful Life

    What is your favorite Christmas song? - Go Tell it on the Mountain

    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? - Of course!!

    What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe? - My cheesy Potatoes or my cookies

    What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning? A new Camera!! Surrounded by all three of my children

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  8. 1. Movie: Christmas in Connecticut
    2. Song: I'll be Home for Christmas
    3. snow: just enough to stick to grass and trees, but not on the road as we have a 2-hour drive to my parent's house
    4. recipe: Oven baked french toast for Christmas morning
    5. under the tree: hubby, son and dog -- and lots of good books

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  9. 1. Movie: A Christmas Carol w/Alastair Sim
    2. Song: I'll Be Home for Christmas
    3. Would love to have a white Christmas!
    4. Recipe: Lasagna
    5. Under the tree: Sam Elliott, only kidding, I really need a new computer, but seeing happy grandchildren will be enough for me.

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  10. 1. Favorite Christmas movie-hmmm Home Alone
    2. Favorite Christmas Song-Mariah Carey's All I want for Christmas is You! BUT I also really love Mary, Did you know?(When sung by certain artists) It makes me cry!
    3.Dreaming of a White Christmas-Only in my dreams:(
    4. Christmas Recipe-hummm I better work on that one!
    5. Under the tree- Happy Children
    Meryy Christmas!

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  11. 1.It's a Wonderful Life (although, I now have it memorized) That scene with George and Mary, on the phone, gets me everytime!:-)

    2. Mary, Did You Know

    3. Yes (no ice, please)

    4. Meatballs & Mother's Cheeseball

    5. Our sweet grandchildren, for whom we've done all the decorating. It is worth all the effort, just seeing the joy in their faces!

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  12. HOME ALONE
    MARY DID YOU KNOW
    PLEASE! and THANK YOU (Pat, I don't want ice either)
    CANDY CANE COOKIES
    FAMILY SMILES AND GIGGLES

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  13. 1. Raymond Briggs animated "The Snowman"
    2. When a child is born.
    3. We have had some snow today, would prefer a clear road for anyone driving, for their safety!
    4. Umm, I do not cook sweets or cookies, hoping everyone will love my Christmas Day dinner of Turkey and all the trimmings!
    5. I would love to see a newspaper to say all our soldiers are coming home from Afghanistan!!That there is peace the whole world over.

    Have a happy and peaceful Christmas from Jackie in UK
    http://jackiespersonalblog.blogspot.com/

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  14. 1. A Christmas Story
    2. Mary Did You Know?
    3. Absolutely NOT!!!
    4. Momma's Chicken & Dressing
    5. Peace, health & happiness for my family and friends.

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  15. 1.What is your favorite Christmas movie?
    little women

    2.What is your favorite Christmas song?
    o holy night...celine dion has a great version

    3. Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
    yes of course.

    4. What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe?
    sweet potato casserole

    5. What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning?
    everyone happy and content
    for me a new camera lens

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  16. 1. movie? A Christmas Story
    2. song? White Christmas
    3. yes, I'm dreaming of a white Christmas! But only in my dreams!
    4. recipe? Lamb Shish Kebob
    5. gift? A new lens for my camera.

    Am I having fun yet? Well, I still have lots to do, but pacing myself. Merry Christmas! --Delores

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  17. 1 Jingle all the way
    2 Oh Holy night
    3 yes
    4 Gingerbread trees
    5 some good news would be nice.
    wishing you a happy Christmas.

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  18. 1.movie? A Wonderful Life
    2.song? O Little Town of Bethlehem
    3.white Christmas? We've been solid white for over a week now...I can live without the white stuff :)
    4.What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe? Cookies, candies and our Prime Rib Christmas Dinner :)
    5.What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning? All my needs are met and my wants are few....I'm happy to wake up to nothing under the tree for me.
    So, are we having fun yet? Yes, yes, yes!!

    Merry CHRISTmas!!
    Gail

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  19. What is your favorite Christmas movie?
    Christmas Vacation

    What is your favorite Christmas song?
    Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
    definatley

    What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe?
    Chicken in Wine Sauce

    What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning?
    A happy family

    *hugs*deb

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  20. Favorite movie? The Preacher's Wife (the one with Cary Grant)
    Favorite Christmas song? The Angels Carol as sung by the Cambridge Choir
    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? I'm hoping!
    What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe? Peppermint bark
    What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning? My young grandsons.

    Happy Christmas Mary!

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  21. 1. favorite Christmas movie...tie between ELF and Love Actually
    2. favorite Christmas song? We are the world (remember that...from 80's)
    3. Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? YES!!! But I won't get it
    4. What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe? LOL...mini cocktail hot dogs in puff pastry...that I take out of the freeze and bake!
    5. What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning? A Canon 5D Mark II camera!!!

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  22. 1) my equally loved favorite Christmas movies are "A Christmas Carol" with Alastair Sim followed by “It’s A Wonderful Life”
    2) my favorite Christmas song is an old-world version of “While Shepherds Watched”
    3) 3 inches on the ground here now, so I don’t have to dream ... just shovel
    4) my best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe would have to be my super-rich homemade eggnog made with Grand Marnier
    5) my son and his family

                           To One And All
                    "MERRY CHRISTMAS"

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  23. movie ~ White Christmas
    song ~ Silent Night
    snow ~ ALWAYS
    recipe ~ my chocolate black forest cherry cake
    gifts ~ my daughter

    Merry Christmas ~ TTFN ~Marydon

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  24. 1. Favorite movie: Tie between "Elf" and "Christmas Vacation" although "A Christmas Story" is right up there too.
    2. Favorite song: "O Holy Night"
    3. I am dreaming of a white Christmas but considering I live in Houston that's all it will be.
    4. Favorite recipe: Peanut butter blossoms
    5. Under the tree: Lots of presents surrounding our two daughters.


    Merry Christmas ~ Anita

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  25. 1. Movie: A Christmas Carol w/ Allistair Sims
    2. Song: Hark the Herald Angel
    3. Snow: Yes! Please!
    4: Crowd Pleaser: Cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning
    5. Gift: a laptop would be so awesome!

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  26. 1. A Christmas Story
    2. I'll Be Home For Christmas
    3. I play in the snow in my dreams!
    4. Deviled eggs and Potato candy
    5. I can't get them under my tree...but I would like all seven of my children in the house at the same time with all their spouses and Children. That's what I want for Christmas.

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  27. Can I do a "Under my tree...p.s. ? I would like a camera that takes pictures like yours...and your talent for taking them! How's that for a Christmas wish?! :)

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  28. Movie: White Christmas
    Song: "Mary, Did You Know?"
    Dreaming: Yes, but very doubtful in SC!
    Recipe: Apricot bread
    Under the tree: Good health, happiness and blessings for my entire family.

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  29. What is your favorite Christmas movie?
    White Christmas
    What is your favorite Christmas song?
    O Holy Night
    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
    Why not dream? Can't hurt.
    What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe?
    Sweet Potato Casserole - it's sinful
    What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning?
    We're not exchanging gifts this year, but dark chocolate would work fine.

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  30. 1. favorite Christmas movie: A Charlie Brown Christmas or A Midnight Clear
    2. favorite Christmas song: Once In Royal David's City
    3. dreaming of a white Christmas: Yes!
    4. recipe: Hot Spinach/Artichoke Dip or Cheesy Potato Casserole
    5. under the tree: My two college kids and a new Radko ornament.

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  31. Movie: A Christmas Story
    Song: Silent Night
    Dreaming of a white Christmas: only decoration-wise, outside there are palm trees and sunshine
    Recipe: organic wheat bread with homemade garlic butter
    Under the tree: New silverware!

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  32. Movie: Little Lord Fauntleroy
    Song: Petit Papa Noelle
    Dreaming: white and frosty
    Recipe: selfamde Gl├╝hwine
    Under the tree: satisfaction and affection
    LG
    AKALEIA

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  33. 1. favorite Christmas movie: It's a Wonderful Life
    2. favorite Christmas song: Silent Night
    3. dreaming of a white Christmas: Yup
    4. recipe: stuffed panettone
    5. under the tree: some time for doing what I like
    Gracie at http://mylittleplace.blog.com

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  34. 1. favorite Christmas movie: The Bishop's Wife with Cary Grant & Loretta Young
    2. favorite Christmas song: Mary Did You Know (Clay Aiken's version is beautiful)
    3. dreaming of a white Christmas: Always
    4. recipe: my peanut butter fudge
    5. under the tree: my two sons

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  35. 1.What is your favorite Christmas movie?
    It's a Wonderful Life.

    2.What is your favorite Christmas song?
    Oh, Holy Night, followed by the entire 'Charlie Brown's Christmas' soundtrack.

    3.Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
    No! We got that last year. The furnace broke, the pipes froze, and we couldn't travel to Portland to see the kids for Christmas!

    4.What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe?

    Probably my baked beans, using 6 kinds of beans with lots of molasses, brown sugar, and bacon.


    5.What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning?

    I'd love to have a shiny blue Schwinn cruiser bike with a basket so I could ride to the library and bring home books in the basket. (my husband jokes that I'd put Toto in the basket and threaten poor little Dorothy!

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  36. 1."Miracle on 34th Street"
    2.'Breath of Heaven' as sung by Point of Grace & 'Little Drummer Boy'
    3.3" of the fluffy white, but it would cripple southern AZ!
    4.Waldorf Salad
    5.2 round trip tickets to Wisconsin!

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  37. What fun!! Time for a little break in the rushing around anyway:

    What is your favorite Christmas movie?
    "Christmas Story"... Some scenes remind me of when I was a little girl

    What is your favorite Christmas song?
    "Mary Did You Know?"

    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Not really... except it did snow Christmas Eve in 2004, but this is deep south Texas. Truly rare!

    What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe?
    Biscotti!

    What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning?
    My three sons and their families... well, maybe BESIDE the tree.

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  38. 1. Home Alone
    2. God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman
    3. No, 3 hr. drive to parents' house.
    4. Romaine Orange Salad
    5. 3 sons & husband happy & healthy.

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  39. Being a little bit late...

    What is your favorite Christmas movie?
    'You've got mail'

    What is your favorite Christmas song?
    'What a wonderful world'

    Are you dreaming of a white Christmas?
    Having days off? Of course.

    What is your best crowd-pleaser Christmas recipe?
    Soup with meat, vegetables, cinnamon, ginger, sweet paprika and blackcurrant jam. It works!

    What would you love to see under the tree on Christmas morning?
    Business cards of my blog and I did!

    Warm regards from Poland,
    Ola - Bobe Majse

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