Do you prefer to stay home for the holidays or visit other places?

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  1. Blond Logic profile image95
    Blond Logicposted 5 years ago

    Do you prefer to stay home for the holidays or visit other places?

    Would you consider going on vacation during the holiday season? Do you plan to visit family or does your family come to you?

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  2. FatFreddysCat profile image98
    FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

    We stay at home and let people come to us. My kids wouldn't want to be separated from their new Christmas toys for the day anyway, and my wife loves to cook. It's a win all the way around.

  3. CraftytotheCore profile image78
    CraftytotheCoreposted 5 years ago

    I'm pretty much a homebody.  I really don't enjoy visiting people on the holidays any more.  When I was growing up, my grandmother used to have a huge get-together every Christmas.  I think I got burnt out from year after year of that.  Now, I like to stay home with my small family and enjoy the day. 

    For me, I don't really see many people during the rest of the year any way, so I feel like to cram it all in on one day makes things too rushed and stressful for us.

    We are invited to a Christmas Eve gathering, but it's hard to do everything.  I like to plan a nice elegant meal on Christmas Eve, open one gift, and celebrate the evening quietly with no drama.  It's hard to do that when we go among a large gathering. 

    I traveled once during Christmas.  It was very difficult to celebrate Christmas from a hotel room.  We went to friends for Christmas Eve which was fun, but afterward going back to a bland hotel room made me miss home too much.

    1. Blond Logic profile image95
      Blond Logicposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Sometimes less drama is better. Thanks for your answer.

  4. elayne001 profile image87
    elayne001posted 5 years ago

    I love the morning of Christmas at home and the afternoon at the movies or visiting relatives.

  5. Agnes Penn profile image75
    Agnes Pennposted 5 years ago

    I prefer large family gatherings for the holidays, but they are few and far between.  This year it's home alone.

  6. Made profile image60
    Madeposted 5 years ago

    I'll stay home and be working. I have my holiday now before Christmas instead. The rest of my family will stay home during the hollidays. I'm lucky to live close to my family. We don't need to go anywhere. For eight years I lived abroad and then I came home every year for the holiday season.

  7. teaches12345 profile image93
    teaches12345posted 5 years ago

    We enjoy both visiting family away from home and just staying at home for the holidays.  With the economy, many of our family members cannot afford to travel so we call them or use webcam to visit.  When we stay home, it is wonderful to relax, take in a movie, attend church services with friends, and to enjoy a good tradional meal at home (although, we have gone out to eat some years just to see the festivities).


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