Thursday, December 18, 2008

Thursday Quiz

What was the best and worst Christmas gift that you ever received?

Best gift was anything that I bought myself. Worst gift was from my stepmother-in-law, the size 6 slippers (I wear size 9) with the wood wedge sole. She has a talent of giving the tackiest gifts.

Best gift is a tie between the Donny & Marie dolls with accompanying stage and the Muppets Drum Kit. Worst gift was the footed pajamas that I received when I was about 10 years old (and yes, the zipper started on one leg and zipped all of the way up to the neck).


Sarrah-Leah said...

One year for Christmas I asked for a Barbie doll and received a Darcy Doll. She had a big head and looked like Marilyn McCoo from Solid Gold.

Unfortunately, I have been plagued with many bad gifts that block out if a good gift was ever received.

Who Me? said...

When I was about 19 or 20, my parents were having a hard time that year & i knew that becuase they gave me a Mead note pad and a cheap plastic rain cover. You know the kind that just cover your head & chest.

Monica & Kim said...

Dear "Who Me?"

You have tagged us. We are working on it. Monica and Kim usually talk on the phone instead of seeing each other face-to-face. We will post our pictures very soon.

Jamie Lyn said...

This is actually not a Christmas gift, but it's too good not to share. When I was 14, I was totally into those glow-in-the-dark sticker stars. I told my best friend/boy I had a crush on that I wanted some for my birthday. So when he gave me the present to unwrap, was excited. Sure enough, there was a sheet of sticker stars . . . except the stars were missing. He then explained to me that he;d decided he wanted to use the stars in his room, but I could cut up the backing for the stars in little pieces and it would work.

I retaliated at his birthday by giving him a CD he wanted (in a tampon box) with the CD missing and box of Thin Mints with a bite taken out of each cookie (he ate them anyway). I ended up giving him the CD, though.

Kimberlie said...


Your comment reminds me why we are friends.

Bookworm said...

The year we got married (in Oct.), my new husband didn't get me a birthday present (in Nov.), so he had a chance to redeem himself at Christmas. He gave me a cheesy, stupid card with a metal thing attached to it. It took me a while to figure out it was an owl cookie cutter. He was proud of himself. I haven't expected much since.

But my sister just told me her husband got her (this year--after nearly 30 years to learn a lesson) 3 bottles of hand sanitizer. He took her through the drive-thru at Arby's for their 25th wedding anniversary.

It could be worse. I think.