Saturday, December 1, 2012

Merry Menage Blog Hop!

 Come join our Merry Menage Giveaway Hop hosted by Day Dreaming, My Secret Romance and The Book Tart!

Need a new bedtime story to light your fire? Looking for something with a little heat to warm you during the cold holiday season? Feel like decking the halls naughty style? Well then, come join us as we stand under the mistletoe for this wickedly sexy giveaway hop! The more the merrier! Have no worries, we'll help you trim your trees, deck yours halls, and spark that fire! 


Keep reading to find out how you can win one of Joyee Flynn's or Lynn Tyler's books!

So, I was debating what I wanted to write about for this hop when I saw the suggestions listed. So then I decided, why not do them all? Each day, I'll pick one to write about; favorite holiday stories, traditions, songs, recipes and my wish list. To enter, just fill out the Rafflecopter below and comment on any of the blog posts. The more you comment, the more entries you can earn. 

So, to start, I'm going to share two of my holiday traditions. Each year, on Christmas Eve, me and my two younger siblings get to open two presents, one from mom and one from dad. Every year, mom gives us a pair of pajamas and we wear them to bed and all of Christmas Day when we spend the day together. And dad gives us an ornament each year and we then all hang them on the tree. Every year, we re-hang all the previous ornaments on the tree as well (that's a lot of ornaments). I also save every single one of my ornaments so that I can share the tradition with my kids one day.

We also celebrate another tradition that supposedly started in Germany way back when.  The pickle ornament. We still do this every year. It's sibling rivalry at its finest. My siblings and I go all out to find that ornament, especially since we still use a tiny, homemade one that makes it much more difficult to find and a lot more fun.

 So, those are some of my holiday traditions. Let me know about some of yours in the comments below. And don't forget to come back to earn more entries!! Also, I will also be posting Christmas trivia questions in my posts that you can answer to win other prizes! I will be doing this throughout the month of December, so keep stopping by all through December!!

Now, there are two authors I love who write great menage books (and series). Joyee Flynn writes M/M (sometimes with a few more MMs) and Lynn writes pretty much every pairing. I love both their books, and I'm always excited when I hear they have a new release. Since this is a hop all about merry menages, I decided to share these with y'all! So, the winner gets to pick their choice of either one of Joyee's or Lynn's books! Also, stick around throughout the hop for the chance to win more awesome prizes!



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27 comments:

  1. i would SOOOOOOOOOOOO love to win a joyee flynn book! i am a huge fan!

    and my fave tradtion at christmas is ordering take out on christmas eve and watch movies

    parisfan_ca@yahoo.com

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    1. I know rigt? I love Joyee's books, so it's nice to be able to share them with others!

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  2. we cook the pork christmas eve, usually a really big joint and have hot pork rolls with crackling and stuffing, and we all have already put a small present on the christmas tree and we just pick 1, they maybe small, put their usually fun,

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    1. I've never heard of having a Christmas pork, that one's new to me. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. We open presents Christmas Eve, and eat amazing tamales our family friends bring...

    vitajex(at)aol(dot)com

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    1. Sounds delicious, thanks for sharing!

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  4. We always get together sometime christmas eve to pass out our pajama gifts. We pick names at thanksgiving. It's so funny to see what the kids picked.LOL
    Thanks for contest forettarose@yahoo.com

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    1. That's awesome that someone else does Christmas PJs! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. My sister and I have a tradition where we watch A Christmas Story everyday until Xmas!

    grapeapril75(AT)gmail.com

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    1. That's great! What are your faves?

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  6. The only tradition we have is watching holiday movies

    Wolphcall(at)bellsouth(dot)net

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    1. Sounds fun! Which is your favorite?

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  7. we put up the christmas tree on black friday
    kaholgate at ymail dot com

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    1. Wow, I'm lucky if we get ours up before Christmas. You guys put it up early!

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  8. We stay up until midnight we all open presents then, also we have the best tamales every made, by my mom :)

    Eva
    evitap67(at)gmail(dot)com

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    1. That's pretty cool! We wake up early to open ours (though not as early as we used to).

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  9. Every year we put up the Christmas tree on the weekend of Thanksgiving. We all spend Saturday together and make it a big deal.
    Great giveaway!
    Merry Christmas
    swkimbell@yahoo.com

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    1. Sounds interesting. You get your tree up pretty early as well.

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  10. My Christmas tradition is the hubs and I open 1 gift at midnight Christmas eve while drinking champagne and listening to Christmas music. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>
    reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  11. We always open presents and have the big dinner on Christmas Eve so everyone can relax on Christmas day.

    JYL22075 at gmail dot com

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    1. That's a good idea. My mom does all her cooking in advance so she doesn't have to stress on Christmas Day.

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  12. When my mom passed away, traditions went out the window. I am trying to start some new ones now with my son. We used to open presents from grandparents and aunts and uncles on Christmas Eve and have appetizers.

    cmucha319(at)yahoo(dot)COM

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    1. Ah, that's sad. I'm glad you're trying to start some new ones with your son, maybe you can get some ideas from the comments!

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  13. We don't really have any traditions.
    sstrode at scrtc dot com

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  14. We decorate the tree as a family (more difficult now that the teenager can't wait to get back to her own life). We put up the ornaments that we receive each Christmas.

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    1. forgot my email
      beckerjo at verizon dot net

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