1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? Wrapping paper unless the gift's shape makes it impossible to wrap nicely. 2. Real tree or artificial? Artificial but it looks real. 3. When do you put up the tree? First weekend in December. A tradition dad started the year grandma passed away to cheer us up. Before that we'd put it up later. 4. When do you take down the tree? Right after January 6th like many Europeans I know here. We always got our gifts on December 25 from Santa but in popular Italian folklore Befana visits all the children of Italy on the eve January 6th to fill their socks with candy and presents if they are good or a lump of coal or dark candy if they are bad. 5. Do you like eggnog? I liked the one mom made. The store one, not so much. 6. Favorite gift received as a child? Probably the Barbie camper. I got the big one. 3ft long. Love it! 7. Hardest person to buy for? Dad. He doesn't have much yet he has everything. 8. Do you have a nativity scene? Yes 9. Mail or email cards? e-mail. 10.Worst Christmas gift ever received? Don't remember. Never got anything bad. 11. Favorite Christmas movie? Movie I don't know. I must have seen How the Grinch Stole Christmas (not the Jim Carrey one) and Charlie Brown Christmas a million times. 12. When do you start shopping for Christmas? Early December 13. Have you ever recycled a Christmas present? Nope 14. Favorite thing to eat at Christmas? Chocolate 15. Lights on the tree? Yes 16. Favorite Christmas Song ? Minuit, ChrÃ©tiens (Oh Holy Night) and O Tannenbaum (Oh Christmas Tree) 17. Travel at Christmas or stay at home? Stay home 18. Can you name all of Santa's reindeer? No, not all of them 19. Angel on the treetop or a Star? Star 20. Open the presents Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? Christmas Day 21. Most annoying thing about this time of year. Cold weather and super full parking lots 22. Favorite ornament theme or color? I like red and gold. 23. Favorite thing about this time of year? Seeing all the houses and mall decorated with Christmas lights. People are in a great mood. 24. What do you want for Christmas this year? I'd love to have Mom back. I would like a job too. I think Santa might grant my wish for the second one...*fingers crossed* 25. Who is most likely to respond to this? Anyone who enjoys sharing about themselves.