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I'm just a boring example of everybody else

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tonight thank god its them instead of you....

First post this month, I think.  Could be wrong.  Its funny how much lj time I DONT get since I have kids.  But I digress.

AMY!  I got the camera.  Thank you!! It will come very much in handy.  If I have the time between now and the time I fly, I will get kids pics up.  Probably not and you will have to wait a little bit.  But soon enough :)  I also got some homemade babylegs from Miah.  Theyre cute and I owe a pic.  Soon enough.  I promise.

That being said, I am losing this computer the day I get back from Hawaii.  I will be without until probably January.  This does not make me happy, but it's not my computer so I have no say.  I might have minimal usage during that time, but nothing is for sure.  Im just glad we should come into the money hopefully next month.  And if not, we still have our tax return.  Although it's getting so close to us moving, it may go all there.  I have NO idea.  Right now theyre saying they want his paperwork sent out this month, but with him taking a week and a half of leave tonight, I dont know if it's going to happen.

I have SO MUCH to do.  I havent started packing.  Im so nervous right now.  I was a wreck at Walmart last night making sure these guys had food for not even a week.  Keith keeps teasing me because Im freaking out.  I can't help it though, its just my nature.  I will have fun though, I know.  My parents want me to decide what we do during the day on Wed and Thur, but I don't know yet.  I know we have a potluck with some Zootopes on Thursday, we're visiting Pearl Harbor on Friday, and then the cruise and some concert everyone keeps talking about.  My parents have already made it out there  I just have a good friend's baby shower tomorrow night so I didnt want to leave until after her shower.

And now, a time filler.  A xmas survey...

Welcome to the 2006 Holiday Edition of a Christmas Survey

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
Egg nog, but only the homemade kind I make.  You know, a bottle of whiskey (mmm whiskey), a bottle of rum (mmm, rum), cream, and enough raw eggs to kill someone.  Its good stuff.  Hot chocolate I have all the time, even in the summer.   

2. Does Santa wrap presents or just set them under the tree?
Santa wraps.  Even some of the stuff in stockings he wraps.

3. Colored lights on tree/house or white?
all of it.  I dont mess with the outside lights, thats Keiths bizz.  My tree has a strand of each.

4. Do you hang mistletoe?
every year.  This year it commited suicide.  Does that say anything about the state of affairs? hHAHAHAHA

5. When do you put your decorations up?
Depends on how long I can hold out and how annoying Eli is being about his birthday.  Decorations make a good distraction.

6. What is your favorite holiday dish?
If my mom makes turkey, the stuffing. 

7. Favorite Holiday memory as a child?
Just xmas period.  We always went all out

8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
I think 10ish.  He still came and still does.  i think santa is more of an idea anyways.

9. Do you open gifts on Christmas Eve?
yep.  Only gifts allowed on Xmas are from Santa.

10. How do you decorate your Christmas Tree?
Nothing special, just put the stuff out whereever.  Actually, Eli did the ornaments this year

11. Snow! Love it or Dread it?
its too damn cold.

12. Can you ice skate?
very wobbley, but I can

13. Do you remember your favorite gift?
I would say my sax or American Girl doll, but I think my Hawaii trip this year takes the cake.

14. What's your favorite thing about the holidays?
smells (I love pine), baking, family, the giving, the colors, the feeling.  I love the holidays

15. What is your favorite Holiday Dessert?
I dont really care, whatever is sitting around.

16. What is your favorite holiday tradition?
kids getting santa toys

17. What tops your tree?
a glittery snowflake

18. Which do you prefer giving or receiving?

19. What is your favorite Christmas Song?
All time (totally not normal): Band Aid: Do they know it's xmas
traditional: O Holy Night
non traditional: Chris Cornell's Ave Maria 

20. Candy Canes! Yuck or Yum?
oh man I HATE them.  they are so gross. 

21. What's number one on your list this year?
u2, the devils, pj in HAWWWWAAAAAIIIIII YAY!!!!!   oh and a red ipod, but Im not gonna get it :)
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