For those of you who do something on this holiday, what is the usual setup? Do you do the same kind of things every year? Do you spend a lot of time with your family? You know, all that kind of stuff.
Since I'm a swede I "celebrate" Christmas on the 24th. The usual thing is that I go to my parents for Lutefisk
around lunch time(I don't even eat lutefisk) At 3pm we all sit down and hand out the gifts while From All of Us to All of You
is playing in the background, when I was younger I used to watch it but after 26 years I know the show very well.
Around 6pm we usually hook up with the rest of the family, you know, uncles and their wifes, my grandparents and cousins for "julbord
", every odd year we're at my parents house and every even year we're at one of my uncles house. We eat food and play a friendly little Christmas gift game, the game is based on every person buying one gift and not telling anyone what they bought, we get a deck of cards and the one that gets the highest card gets to pick a gift first.
Once that whole ordeal is over I usually go home and hook up with Lev
, pop the first episode of The Simpsons in the DVD-player and exchange gifts with him. Then I fall asleep very happy knowing that's 365 days until next Christmas.
Well, I think that's about it actually, in a slightly trimmed down version. Now, what do you do for Christmas?