It seems in the middle of all my exam stress, I fell a little bit of the Blogmas-train that I promised so sincerely to stay on. But, now that all my exams are done(Two went brilliant, one went to hell, but won’t have to worry about till next year, haha…) I’m back with my Blogmas posts! I had this idea that it would be really cool if I managed to put up a Christmassy post all the last 12 days before Christmas Eve – let’s try!
Today I thought I’d do a little Christmas tag to let you guys know my Christmas traditions a little bit better!
What is your favorite Christmas film?
This is a tough one. I recently watched Elf for the first time and thought it was really cute, but one of my favorites is maybe The Grinch. Oh and of course, Love Actually! It’s a must watch every Christmas!
Have you ever had a white Christmas?
I have had so many white Christmasses I probably can’t count them! Perks of living up north! This year it seems the snow is letting us wait until after December, though.
Where do you usually spend your holidays?
At home in Oslo with my family. We always have the best time.
What is your favorite Christmas song?
Maria Mena – Home for Christmas by far. It’s such a beautiful song. If you haven’t listened to it, put it on right now and then go back to reading!
Also, in Norway we have special Advent calendars on TV which are TV series for children with one episode every day of Christmas and they usually have such beautiful soundtracks! Check out this one which I also think is absolutely beautiful. Other than that I just love Christmas songs in general,haha. Don’t know a Christmas song I don’t like really.
Picture from one of the TV-series. How cute??
Do you open any presents on Christmas Eve?
ALL OF THEM. Hahah. In Norway we celebrate Christmas on Christmas Eve, which means we have a big meal and dress up and then we open the presents, all in one night. The 25th, which is Christmas Morning for many is just a day to chill and relax with family preferably in a new pair of PJ’s that you got the day before.
Is your Christmas tree real or fake?
I usually have my own Christmas tree upstairs which is a fake one(but looks incredibly real) and then we have a real tree in the living room downstairs. The real tree is always my favorite. Literally smells like Christmas.
What would be your dream place to visit for the holiday season?
I know I mention this all the time, but New York, New York!
What made you realise the truth about Santa?
In Norway we don’t really have the tradition with Santa Clause. It’s just something that a lot of families have adapted from American culture. In my family we never had any traditions with Santa and therefore I just always knew he wasn’t real.
Do you make New Years resolutions? Do you stick to them?
I ALWAYS make New Years resolutions, and I kinda never stick to them, hahah.
What makes the holidays special for you?
Being with family and friends and just the special feeling of peace and quiet and friendliness. In Norway we have a special word for that: Julefred – Christmas Peace/Quiet.
That was it for my little Christmas tag! Let’s see what I can come up with tomorrow! Now I’m gonna have a good nights sleep!