Colored lights or white lights?
Cade: ugh, colored lights
Real tree or fake tree?
Cam: real (They have never had a real one in the house, on the list for next year!)
What is your least favorite thing about the holidays?
Cade: It's freezing cold.
Cam: That Santa's not real.
What is one thing that you would like to see under the Christmas tree this year?
Cade: Let's see. Oh, this is gonna be good. I want a robot that really is real.
Cam: Santa! A real Santa!
What is your favorite thing to do/build in the snow?
Cam: snow fort
What is your favorite holiday drink?
Cade: Orange juice
Cam: That drink you make?? Um, candy cane punch
What is your favorite holiday smell?
Cade: candy (Did I pick a great theme for his birthday or what?)
Cam: chocolate mice, yummy yummy!
Who is your favorite reindeer?
Cade: Rudolph, I don't know the rest of the deers. That's the only deer I know...Rudolph.
Cam: Vixen because I was Vixen in the school show thingy bobber.
What is your favorite Christmas Eve ritual or tradition?
Cade: What's a ritual? (After explaining it to him) Play a game.
Cam: Open a present, open a present!
Are you a Friday-after-Thanksgiving-shopper?
Cade: YES...this is why I'm yes, (hugging me)
Cam: Smiling, shaking his head no.
What is your favorite holiday food?
Cade: Let's see... what I want. Ice-cream!
Cam: I don't know what we usually eat.
How did you find out that Santa wasn't real?
Cade: You did it. Pointing to me. Oh, and I went on the roof and punched Santa. His head popped off and their was no blood, so he is not real. He doesn't know where we live, seriously. Hmmm, maybe he does. (Okay, where did that come from?)
Cam: Dad just told me. (Actually when Cameron was 3 he told us Santa wasn't real! He did the same thing with the tooth fairy!)
Who do you want to be under the mistletoe with?
Cade: What's a mistletoe? (following explanation) This is going to be so funny. (leaning in to whisper)...Santa Claus
Cam: Mommy and Bubba
Have you bought all your presents yet?
>Cade: What's all my presents? At school? No
Cam: uh uh
Do you spend Christmas with a lot of family?
Do you still make snowmen and snow angels?
Cam: no, I don't make snowmen, but I make snow angels. We don't have enough snow to make snowmen. (Sad, but true most of the years since he has been born!)
Do you still have snow ball fights?
What is your favorite Christmas movie?
Cade: Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer
Cam: Polar Express
What do you plan to do for New Years Eve?
Cade: What's New Years Eve? (explanation) ?
Cam: eat pie, eat cherries
What is the most expensive thing you have ever gotten for Christmas?
Cade: A Nerf gun, they cost like $100,000.
Cam: I don't know, I would say the Wii, but we got that for Valentine's Day.
How early do you wake up on Christmas morning?
Cade: I wake up at night.
What do you usually get in your stocking?
Caden: Candy, a new toothbrush, squishier,
Cam: Candy, candy cane,
What is your favorite religious Christmas carol? (rephrased: What is your favorite Christmas song about Jesus?)
Cade: I'm gonna make it up on Christmas Eve, okay?
Cam: Joy to the World
What is your favorite secular Christmas carol? (rephrased: What is your favorite Christmas song that isn't about Jesus?)
Cade: Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Cam: Oh, Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree
What do you want to bake for Christmas?
Cade: Cookies, cookies and milk. Too much cookies and milk.
Cam: chocolate mice
What is the true meaning of Christmas?
Cade: Jesus birthday
Cam: Jesus is born.