I will also be doing my own giveaway, read down to the bottom of this post to see how to enter....
Here is my free project for the Blog Hop- a Jolly Holiday Santa Gift Sack. It is easy to put together, and I think it is a cute alternative to paper gift bags. Who wouldn't want to get their gift to come in this little bag?? It's like two gifts in one...
Click here to download the PDF for the free project sheet.
For the blog hop this year, we are doing a little Q & A session:
What is your favorite holiday food? Christmas cookies! Every kind!
Does your family have a favorite holiday tradition? We always go out to a tree farm where there is a tractor ride out to the field. You pick your tree, they cut it down for you, then load it back onto the tractor and you ride back to the barn to pay for it. While you are waiting, there are free cookies and hot cocoa. It is especially fun and pretty when there is snow on the ground. It is something I really look forward to every year.
What's your favorite holiday movie? Elf ("Buddy the Elf- What's your favorite color??). We watch it every Thanksgiving night to kick off the Christmas season! Once we watch Elf, it's really Christmas time for us. I also love While You Were Sleeping, a cute romantic comedy. And then there's Year Without a Santa Claus (not a movie, I know, but still who can resist the Heat Miser and Snow Miser???)
What's your favorite holiday song? Oh Holy Night. I even did a fabric line by that name.I love Christmas music- I have a collection of about 40 or so Christmas CD's.
Do you make many holiday presents? I make lots of cookies for gifts- dozens and dozens of cookies. I give them to all of the neighbors, our friends at church, etc. Everyone has now come to expect them every year!
Would you prefer a large fully decorated tree or one like Charlie Brown's tree? I am definitely a "more is more" kind of girl- so we get the biggest tree we can fit through the door and decorate it with ornaments that we've had for years. Every year as we trim the tree, it is fun to remember back on all of the other Christmases when we decorated the tree. And my husband takes a photo every year, so we can see how much our girls have grown (they are now 21 and 16).
Do you like a big family gathering at the holidays or do you prefer a small dinner followed by hot chocolate by the fire? Both- first we go our parents and spend the afternoon with grandparents, aunts, uncles, and cousins, and we have a big Christmas dinner. Then our family comes home in the early evening and we relax by the fire and watch a Christmas movie.
And now, my secret word for the Henry Glass giant prize pack giveaway is...... Christmas Pudding!
Make sure you stop by the LizzieB girls' blog today too!
Here is the line-up for the whole week:
Day 1 (November 13)
Jill Finley of Jillily Studio
Kari Ramsey of Fresh Cut Quilts
Day 2 (November 14)
Jacquelynne Steves of The Noble Wife (ME!!)
Liz and Beth from Lizzie B Creative
Day 3 (November 15)
Vicki Oehlke of WillowBerry Lane
MaryEllen von Holt, Alice Berg, and Sylvia Johnson of Little Quilts
Lucy Morey of Hot Scott Patterns
Day 4 (November 16)
Barbara Jones of QuiltSoup
Anni Downs of Hatched and Patched
Day 5 (November 17)
Leanne Anderson of The Whole Country Caboodle
Brenda Pinnick of Brenda Pinnick Designs
Day 6 (November 18)
Janet Nesbitt and Pam Soliday of Buggy Barn
Renae Allen of RGA Design
Dana Brooks of Lazy Daisy Cottage
Day 7 (November 19)
Linda Lum DeBono
Chelsea Andersen of Pink Fig Designs
I am also doing a giveaway here on my blog. The winner will also receive a fabric bundle and 2 holiday patterns. To enter, comment here on my blog and tell me what your favorite part of the holiday season is. Comment by 11:59 pm Eastern time on Saturday the 19th, and make sure that I can contact you through your Blogger or Google account or your email.