25 Days of Christmas Giveaway – Day 21: Alex & Ani, Torrain and Nicole Miller

Day21We’ve got some more great gifts that would go great under your Christmas tree! In addition to adding some designer names to your wrist, we’re adding a designer power pack and an eco-friendly wallet!

Alex & Ani Path of Life Charm Bangle is emblematic of life’s zenith moments. The Path of Life is representative of an infinite number of possibilities and expressions of love. Illustrating life’s twists, turns and unexpected winds. This pack includes two Alex & Ani Endless Knot Charm Bangles, which represent the interweaving and ever-changing spiritual path, the endless knot expresses boundless wisdom and compassion. It illustrates an eternal pattern in its design, connecting one’s destiny bound by time and change. (Retail value $38)

Torrain Clutch Wallet has room for all your essentials and is a chic and authentic accompaniment to a night on the town.Torrain saves energy and reduces the amount of pollutants in the environment by using natural and recycled fabrics. Packaging materials, stationary and hangtags are also 100% recycled and printed with natural dyes. (Retail value $36)

eBay Holiday Collective Power Pack by designer Nicole Miller will add a little extra battery to your mobile device! The power pack has two USB ports and a Micro USB port, with a unique design from Miller. (Retail value $25)

To be eligible to win this prize pack, leave a comment below to tell us what is your favorite Christmas or holiday memory? Congratulations to Debbie Roy, who won our Day 20 prize pack!

 

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  1. SharonB • December 21, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

    it was the year that we held a family reunion at Christmas instead of in the summer. Houses were kind of overcrowded as we couldn’t get outside but it made for a lot of good memories.

  2. donna snugglebuns dufresne • December 21, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

    my favorite memory is when my father would wake me up and I would open a gift up with him Christmas eve I miss him soo much good memories

  3. Janet Knudsen • December 21, 2014 @ 11:20 AM

    The year I was hospitalized with a breakdown and was allowed to go home and have Christmas dinner with my family.

  4. Jess • December 21, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

    It was the year we surprised our parents by driving 8 hours through the night to be with them on Xmas day. I will never forget the look on their faces when they opened the front door.

  5. Carole F • December 21, 2014 @ 11:22 AM

    My favorite Christmas memory was when my sister, brother and I were small kids and my grandpa brought Santa to our house and brought us gifts and we thought is was the coolest because our grandpa knew Santa. 🙂

  6. Andrew • December 21, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

    My childhood memory of opening my Christmas gift to find a complete ‘Cowboys’ outfit!

  7. Amberleah • December 21, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

    My favorite memory is when the kids would wake us up to see if Santa came. Thanks for the great contest!

  8. Carey Hurst • December 21, 2014 @ 11:24 AM

    A few years ago on the last time the family got together, my Nana had a sip of beer from the cap and she got got tipsy , just the best Christmas everyone was happy, that was the best one, ESO watching my Nana dancing around like a little girl .

  9. cherubina d • December 21, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

    Christmas in korea with my little sister, even though we were both sick and her puppy had a broken leg. we spent the holiday in bed watching csi

  10. Janet • December 21, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

    Going for a drive Christmas Eve to look at the spectacular Christmas light displays all over the Lower Mainland, then going home and opening one gift each which was always new pyjamas something soft to cuddle (stuffed animal).

  11. Donna • December 21, 2014 @ 11:26 AM

    My favorite Christmas memories are of being a child and having all the enthusiasm and excitement of truly believing in Santa!

  12. Stephanie Barber • December 21, 2014 @ 11:28 AM

    Driving 12 hours to see my family and having us all under one roof for Christmas for the first time in years

  13. Violet P • December 21, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

    Opening gifts right at midnight when I was a kid. My parents and brother and sister would take turns opening presents.

  14. Dot • December 21, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

    meals with the family

  15. Aileen Mowat • December 21, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

    1962 Santa brought me a Barbie Doll Dream House, made of cardboard!!! I went running down the street to tell all my neighbors while my Dad patiently constructed the cardboard furniture, til mid afternoon!! I am very lucky to still have it but most importantly I still have my Dad with me too! He’s 89 and sharp as a tack. A truly wonderful father.

  16. Carole B. • December 21, 2014 @ 11:29 AM

    When my mother gave birth to my brother, he was like an angel, the best gift i had 🙂

  17. ChristineB • December 21, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

    Playing with my Barbie Camper (a Christmas gift) in my parents bedroom closet where it was supposedly “hidden” weeks before Christmas. I couldn’t wait until Christmas!

  18. Dustin Betts • December 21, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

    Dirt biking in the snow with friends.

  19. Linda • December 21, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

    My favorite memory is waking up Christmas morning and opening gifts with my family then loading up the car and driving to spend the day with my cousins for Christmas dinner.

  20. Sara D • December 21, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

    I loved racing my brothers down the stairs on Christmas morning!

  21. Laura • December 21, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

    going to the santa clause parade with my mother

  22. Brenda Hall • December 21, 2014 @ 11:32 AM

    My favorite memory is of my mom always making me her butterscotch fudge and giving it to me on Christmas day wrapped. This was when I was a adult, and I sure miss her and that fudge. It was made with unconditional love.

  23. Sonja Muller • December 21, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

    Watching Christmas shows on TV. I grew up in Germany and my favourite were the Czech fairytale movies that were always on during Christmas time.

  24. Lana • December 21, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

    The excitement of Christmas morning when the kids were young

  25. Alison K • December 21, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

    My favorite Christmas memory is my mom being more excited about showing me what she bought me, than I was in receiving it – a giant pink teddy bear!

  26. Mal Cohen • December 21, 2014 @ 11:33 AM

    My fave Holiday memory is my 1st Israeli experience at our new Moshav overlooking the Mediterranean,watching the winter solstice sun set to the west over the Sea, and singing Chunukah + Christmas songs + hynmns along with the local radio station. (1977)

  27. Melanie • December 21, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

    waking up very early to open our Christmas stockings!

  28. Lisa Penney • December 21, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

    Getting my puppy from Santa when I was six! Wanted it so badly!

  29. Tyler • December 21, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

    Roadtrip to Whitefish, MT to visit Big Mountain for New Years.

  30. Penny Routledge • December 21, 2014 @ 11:34 AM

    Relaxing on the beach with my family in Varadero, Cuba.

  31. susan • December 21, 2014 @ 11:35 AM

    My Favorite memory of Christmas was the first one I celebrated as a mom, Best time ever <3

  32. Rick Rundle Drake • December 21, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

    Every year is special to me and has wonderful moments that stay with me a lifetime.

  33. Jennifer I • December 21, 2014 @ 11:36 AM

    Our first Christmas after our first son was born 10 years ago! There is something special about Christmas with children

  34. April • December 21, 2014 @ 11:37 AM

    The year I squealed with delight at all the presents under the tree and something whistled back at me. My brother came in and I told him about the strange whistle and something whistled again. We ran upstairs terrified and convinced there was a ghost in our Christmas tree. When we told our parents, my dad laughed and said it was the electronic key finder that he’d bought for my mom and hung on the Christmas tree for her to find. My 4 year old high pitched voice set it off! Lol.

  35. Jody D • December 21, 2014 @ 11:37 AM

    Probably the last Christmas we had with my husbands mother still with us!

  36. Christina B. • December 21, 2014 @ 11:41 AM

    Just putting the outdoor Christmas lights together each year

  37. Anne Taylor • December 21, 2014 @ 11:43 AM

    Making marzipan from scratch with my grandmother when I was a kid! (before food processors were invented) so it was alot of work, but a memory I’ll have forever!

  38. Christina petrisor • December 21, 2014 @ 11:44 AM

    My dad staying up late with me to do his grandchildren stocking.

  39. Pauline • December 21, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

    My favourite holiday memory is being woken up after mom got home from her midnight nursing shift so we could open presents with her before she went to bed (and thus would not wake her up at the crack of dawn !)

  40. Rose Holloway • December 21, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

    Getting the very first easy bake oven… I made spice cakes for days 😀

  41. kristine • December 21, 2014 @ 11:45 AM

    Our first xmas with our new son…

  42. Lisa • December 21, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

    Five Christmases ago when my niece was born 🙂 Best gift ever!

  43. Sandra • December 21, 2014 @ 11:46 AM

    Christmas at the Banff Springs Hotel with my husband

  44. Cindy Walker • December 21, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

    tobogganing with my family christmas eve

  45. Laurie B • December 21, 2014 @ 11:48 AM

    My son was admitted to the hospital not long after he was born. Being released on Christmas eve to celebrate his first Christmas at home… such a truly amazing miracle!

  46. Jim S • December 21, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

    i remember years ago really wanting a BMX bike I saw in a store window like most of the boys my age. I opened all my gifts that Christmas and was pretty happy with everything and then dad brought my attention to a note in the Christmas tree. The note said for me to go downstairs and see what Santa brought me. I raced downstairs to find that beautiful BMX bike waiting for me. Loved that bike !

  47. Nathalie gagnon • December 21, 2014 @ 11:49 AM

    Christmas with my cousins at Quebec city when we were young

  48. Patricia Mitchell • December 21, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

    This year will bring special memories as we have a new babe to celebrate with which will bring our extended family to 50. Oh and the annual hockey/skating/chili party we host.

  49. Debbie Smith • December 21, 2014 @ 11:50 AM

    Having our Christmas on Christmas Eve!

  50. Brandon Laford • December 21, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

    My favourite holiday memory was last year. It was my son Jayden’s first Christmas and he was so excited seeing all the lights and listening to Christmas carols. I will cherish that moment forever.

  51. Manuel Vizcaya • December 21, 2014 @ 11:52 AM

    My favorite holiday memory is tobogganing.

  52. Andrea • December 21, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

    My favorite Christmas memory is when my brother and family moved back and we were all able to spend family Christmas altogether with the grandparents,children and grandchildren 🙂

  53. Melissa • December 21, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

    My favorite Christmas memory is back a few years. The family was all getting together at my aunty’s house for dinner, my granmother and grandfather were bringing the turkey over. They arrived at my aunty’s house and we were all waiting in excitement… we were hungry! The next thing you know my grandfather is running in the house with an empty roaster, yelling she ran it over, she ran it over! What had happened?? My grandmother let my grandfather out of the car and was going to park, he put the roaster down when he got out to close the doors, as he was about to pick it up she backed up and ran the whole thing over. We tried to save what we could but ended up with Chinese food that night. This story will never get old!

  54. Jeanette Jackson • December 21, 2014 @ 11:55 AM

    My favorite is the year my older brother bought my sister and I a dog for Christmas

  55. Rachel Abram • December 21, 2014 @ 11:56 AM

    Two years ago we were able to surprise our families with the news that we were expecting our daughter after over two years of fertility problems. Everyone was overjoyed it was the best gift ever😊

  56. Chris • December 21, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

    My parents leaving out milk and cookies for Santa, then a 6 year old me coming back into the house 2 minutes later to see my grandfather sitting leisurely on the coach eating them.

  57. Gerry Goldie • December 21, 2014 @ 12:01 PM

    watching my kids

  58. Ashley P • December 21, 2014 @ 12:02 PM

    My Mum’s dinners are my favourite memory! Everything is always so delicious.

  59. Elaine • December 21, 2014 @ 12:04 PM

    A female friend and her 3 children stayed with us on a farm at Christmas shortly after her husband and the children’s father had died. The young children were worried that Santa wouldn’t find them so far from home. My father went to check the cows in the barn and while he was gone, Santa came and ho ho ho delivered gifts to the children. After Santa left, my father came back from the barn and the children excitedly told him about Santa’s visit while he was gone. The looks on the children’s faces when Santa came and their excitement was a tear jerker.

  60. Carla Mysko • December 21, 2014 @ 12:04 PM

    My parents and my brothers waiting up late to wait for family to arrive and being surprised with my brother coming home from where he was stationed in Germany. Family tobogganing and games and pjs until afternoon.

  61. Lyle Opseth • December 21, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

    My favourite memory is when my dad wasn’t able to work over Christmas and he and I spent a week making audio Christmas cards for friends. This was in the pre-digital days when we had to use reel-to-reel tape decks, vinyl records, cassette and four track tapes, etc.

  62. Val • December 21, 2014 @ 12:05 PM

    I remember as a fairly young child, me and my 2 sisters secretly all piled into one bedroom on Christmas eve after our parents were asleep and kept each other company as we stayed up all night in anticipation of Santa coming. It is a truly special memory!

  63. Erinn McMillan • December 21, 2014 @ 12:06 PM

    My favourite holiday memories are of my little ones first Christmases!

  64. Brad Cook • December 21, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

    Becoming an adult and starting a new tradition of all the friends in my life coming over for a big holiday dinner each year at my place.

  65. melissa s • December 21, 2014 @ 12:07 PM

    When I was 6 years old my twin brother and I left out cookies and milk for Santa and fell asleep by the tree Christmas Eve. When we woke up the milk and cookies were gone and “Santa” left us a note telling us that we were good children and we deserved to have a great Christmas. The tree was filled with gifts and we ran up to wake up our parents to tell them that Santa had dropped by and left us a note. We were the happiest kids in the world. I will never forget that Christmas Morning!

  66. Mary T • December 21, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

    My favourite holiday moment was when I was a kid and received Mickey Mouse ears…you would have thought I was given a gold bouillon

  67. Christine • December 21, 2014 @ 12:08 PM

    Going to 2 movies on Christmas Day after I had moved to a new city with no family drama.

  68. ameirah • December 21, 2014 @ 12:11 PM

    my parents didn’t celebrate Christmas but one i remember very well, my mum & i picked a tropical tree, it was awesome & i got the first Nintendo console too. Cheers

  69. Kelly • December 21, 2014 @ 12:12 PM

    When we got my dog a present, wrapped it up,and then let him unwrap it (tear off the paper) on Christmas

  70. Michael • December 21, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

    Going out and playing in the snow with the new toboggans we got one year

  71. Pat Drouillard • December 21, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

    Getting a week off school and about to play with my gifts.

  72. Kathy • December 21, 2014 @ 12:13 PM

    Going skating and tobogganing on Christmas Day

  73. Linda A • December 21, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

    The year I took our family to Palm Springs for Christmas.

  74. Olivier • December 21, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

    My first Summer Christmas.

  75. Silvia D • December 21, 2014 @ 12:14 PM

    the year when we were kids and our dad had been in hospital for 4 months andan ambulance brought him home for a few days on Christmas Eve day!~

  76. Penny G. • December 21, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

    For some reason in the 1960’s, even though we didn’t celebrate Christmas, Santa still came to our house. I didn’t have the heart to tell him we are Jewish.

  77. amanda p • December 21, 2014 @ 12:16 PM

    1st Christmas in our new house with my husband.

  78. Bethany Cowley • December 21, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

    as kids we wouldn’t be allowed to look at the living room where the presents were until we had all gathered in the den to read the Christmas story together. we still do this as adults to carry on the tradition!

  79. Alayne Langford • December 21, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

    On our very last Christmas with my Dad, there was a beautiful snowfall with those big fluffy snowflakes that you could catch with your tongue. My 5 kids rushed outside with their new wood toboggan with Grandpa at the reins. It was a perfect day 🙂

  80. eric • December 21, 2014 @ 12:17 PM

    watching my kids each year on Christmas morning

  81. eric • December 21, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

    watching my kids on Christmas morning

  82. Natalie • December 21, 2014 @ 12:18 PM

    waiting at the top of the stairs in anticipation while our parents made coffee before letting us come downstairs to see what Santa brought!

  83. agnes • December 21, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

    Christmas carols back home,kids going around to pay respect with their godparents,local foods and smile on all people’s faces……simple joys!

  84. Shelley Nelson • December 21, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

    My favourite Christmas memory was the year my eldest was 1 year old. He squealed with delight as each Grandma came into the house. He totally made their Christmas because of his sheer delight at seeing them. It was a wonderful time.

  85. Gina Fleury • December 21, 2014 @ 12:19 PM

    My favourite memory was Christmas eve when I was eight years old at my Grandpas house. My cousins and I were all supposed to be in bed asleep or Santa would not be arriving with presents. We heard the front door open and all the adults welcoming someone in. Then we heard a HO HO HO and lots of laughter. Of course the cousins and I had to peek through the stair opening and we saw Santa in a red suit putting gifts in our stockings. We felt extremely excited to see him and extremely worried he would look up to see us and take back our gifts. He never looked up and we went back to bed-giggling and talking amoungst ourselves. Years later my older cousins told me it had been my Dad in a Santa suit but I never forgot my thrill at seeing Santa and never getting caught! A Magical memory

  86. Tricia Hardy • December 21, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

    Waking my parents up with my brother by playing the hallelujah chorus really loud at 5 am lol

  87. Laura • December 21, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

    sneaking down the stairs early to see the gifts under the tree before waking anyone else up

  88. Tracy Dixon • December 21, 2014 @ 12:20 PM

    Baking cookies for Santa on Christmas Eve!

  89. Janet • December 21, 2014 @ 12:24 PM

    At Christmas dinner my grandfather would light the rum sauce on the Christmas pudding and my grandma would turn the light off and everyone would ooh and aah at the blue flame. Exciting stuff when you’re a kid!!

  90. Susan T. • December 21, 2014 @ 12:26 PM

    When Santa came to our house when I was a kid. He even brought what I asked for for Christmas! How does he know? 😉

  91. Bev R • December 21, 2014 @ 12:29 PM

    When my Opa was alive, we’d get together for dinner, Santa would show up and all us cousins got a visit with Santa at their house!

  92. willard p • December 21, 2014 @ 12:30 PM

    Every Christmas is special with different memories, making new memories with the family makes it extra special.

  93. siu fong • December 21, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

    Decorating the Xmas card

  94. Sharon • December 21, 2014 @ 12:36 PM

    Baking cookies

  95. Sarah McCulloch • December 21, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

    mum would wake us up right after she finished wrapping and putting out all the gifts under the tree saying she just heard Santa leave because she didn’t want to wait to see our faces opening our gifts.

  96. Troy B • December 21, 2014 @ 12:38 PM

    best Christmas ever, when my nephew was old enough to know what Christmas was. The look on his face when he seen all the presants under the tree.

  97. Linda Bragg • December 21, 2014 @ 12:39 PM

    When I was a kid..it was coming down and finding a bicycle beside the tree that Santa had left for me!!

  98. amber Y • December 21, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

    My favourite memories are of sneaking down to open our stockings before everyone woke up.

  99. Maureen B • December 21, 2014 @ 12:40 PM

    Puzzle making!

  100. christine nunes • December 21, 2014 @ 12:42 PM

    Best Christmas was when I was around 6 I think and I got all of the Sailor Moon dolls which I still have 🙂

  101. Jennifer • December 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

    last year we went to my grandmas house we all baked cookies and exchanged gifts but the most important thing was our family was toggher that we were all together and healthy
    After we had an amazing Turkey dinner we went to candy cane lane and had an amazing Christmas

    Knowing we are all hear healthy and a close family that’s all that matters

  102. Margaret Imecs • December 21, 2014 @ 12:48 PM

    It was a surprise visit from my sister, I haven’t seen her for 5 years.

  103. Yvonne Clark • December 21, 2014 @ 12:49 PM

    Being able to spend Christmas Day with my parents and all 3 of my brothers!

  104. Dana F • December 21, 2014 @ 12:50 PM

    Me and my bro tying our legs together when we were little so neither of us could sneak out and look at gifts lol!!! Although I found out years later he always just untied it and peeked anyways!

  105. Tamara • December 21, 2014 @ 12:52 PM

    Sitting around with the family after dinner and talking.

  106. Neils Thor • December 21, 2014 @ 12:54 PM

    Christmas dinner with the family.

  107. Vivian Thorarinsson • December 21, 2014 @ 12:56 PM

    Christmas dinner with all the fixings!!

  108. Gary Smith • December 21, 2014 @ 12:57 PM

    Waking up one Christmas morning when were kids and finding new bicycles in the living room. My Uncle had snuck them in early when we were still sleeping.

  109. roger simmons • December 21, 2014 @ 1:00 PM

    When I was 9 my dad gave me a BB Gun and what made this memorable is that was the only present I ever got from my dad that I had ever remembered for a very strong reason. The next year he gave me away to the Government as a ward of the government (Foster Care) and when I saw him again, he had lost the only present I wanted that he gave me.

  110. paula • December 21, 2014 @ 1:02 PM

    The look on my kid’s faces on Christmas morning when they were little was priceless.

  111. Lesley • December 21, 2014 @ 1:02 PM

    The first Christmas in my first house. We had the biggest tree I’d ever seen, I got to cook for my whole family and my dog unwrapped all the gifts! It was just a fun and memorable year!

  112. Marlene R • December 21, 2014 @ 1:03 PM

    When we were kids we spent Christmas at Grandma and Grandpa’s farm. We couldn’t get out of bed on Christmas morning until Grandpa Bob turned on the milk separator. Great memories!

  113. Lauretta M • December 21, 2014 @ 1:04 PM

    My favorite Christmas memory would have to be from last year. It was the last Christmas I was able to spend with my Mom before she passed away.

  114. Shari Stubbs • December 21, 2014 @ 1:06 PM

    watching the joy and surprise on my girls’ faces opening their gifts

  115. Lori R • December 21, 2014 @ 1:08 PM

    Waking up early and checking out what was in our stockings….remember ribbon candy….always ended up covered in sock lint…hahaha

  116. Darla P. • December 21, 2014 @ 1:11 PM

    My favourite is anyone spent with my children but have to say the best one was last year when I was blessed with my last lil boy who now this year we are celebrating his birthday 🙂

  117. Shel • December 21, 2014 @ 1:12 PM

    Was when we introduced my daughter to her great grandmother fir the 1st and only time. And being aable to get photos if all 4 generations of women. She was only 37 days old.

  118. Dee Schwark • December 21, 2014 @ 1:15 PM

    I don’t have just one favourite memory. I love Christmas, the togetherness, the festivities, the excitement and my gosh watching kids reactions to the lights, gifts etc. They are all my favourites 🙂

  119. Linda C • December 21, 2014 @ 1:15 PM

    Childhood experience of window shopping at Christmas with my Mom.

  120. Cheryl • December 21, 2014 @ 1:16 PM

    Decorating the Christmas tree

  121. Shay Dsouza • December 21, 2014 @ 1:16 PM

    Finding out about our healthy pregnancy on Christmas Eve

  122. Melissa • December 21, 2014 @ 1:17 PM

    My favourite memory was always racing down the stairs with my brother to see what Santa had brought

  123. Annette • December 21, 2014 @ 1:18 PM

    My favorite memory was attending Midnight Mass at our small Catholic Church !!! It was so exciting to get dressed up and stay up that late!!! It was magical!!!!! 😉

  124. craig pratt • December 21, 2014 @ 1:19 PM

    watching my kids open their gifts

  125. janice Cournoyer • December 21, 2014 @ 1:19 PM

    My favourite memories are of spending Christmas in Disney World with the whole family.

  126. craig pratt • December 21, 2014 @ 1:19 PM

    watching the kids open gifts

  127. Amy • December 21, 2014 @ 1:19 PM

    My favourite Christmas memories are of being a kid and having all the excitement of really believing in Santa!

  128. Doris Calvert • December 21, 2014 @ 1:19 PM

    The memory of my dad teaching me to ski and under the tree my very own boots and ski’s!

  129. Jim • December 21, 2014 @ 1:21 PM

    Seeing everyone at their best behaviour

  130. Shaunna Johnson • December 21, 2014 @ 1:23 PM

    Getting a new bike when I was 11. Pretty exciting.

  131. TRACEY G. • December 21, 2014 @ 1:24 PM

    A few years ago my Mother-in-law passed away just before Christmas (she was the Matriach of the Family, the Glue that kept us all together). We thought we couldn’t have a Christmas, t0o sad, too depressing. So instead of having a big festive Christmas, just got together, had some wine & app’s & just reminisced. We told stories, laughed, cried & to this today we all say that was one of the Best Christmas’ ever. We all became closer, Thanks to Mother-in-Law watching down on us.

  132. Sherri Smith • December 21, 2014 @ 1:24 PM

    Baba’s cabbage rolls! No one has ever been able to duplicate them!

  133. Tiff • December 21, 2014 @ 1:27 PM

    Watching a Christmas Story every year with my family. So funny.

  134. Irene Eichler • December 21, 2014 @ 1:28 PM

    baking with my mom

  135. roy baptiste • December 21, 2014 @ 1:29 PM

    When we use to go to grandma’s house and be with the whole family

  136. Alessandra Pizzolato • December 21, 2014 @ 1:30 PM

    One Christmas when we were younger my sister got the chicken pox. To keep her from itching she had to wear oven mitts. So when we were opening presents Christmas morning, the whole family put on mitts so my sister wouldn’t feel singled out. It took a while to open all the presents, but it was a lot of fun and a Christmas I won’t forget!

  137. Tiff • December 21, 2014 @ 1:30 PM

    Watching a Christmas Story very year. So funny.

  138. CL Chin • December 21, 2014 @ 1:32 PM

    My fave Xmas memory is having dinner with relatives, playing with my cousins and then receiving Cabbage Patch dolls from my Aunts, we were so surprised!

  139. Dorothy • December 21, 2014 @ 1:33 PM

    Surprising all of my family by flying to Saskatoon (from Victoria where I had green grass), at Xmas and arriving at my brother’s big party… it was the biggest surprise ever!

  140. Suzanne Wheeler • December 21, 2014 @ 1:35 PM

    Before my grandfather died my grandmother used to host Christmas dinner every year. The whole family would come. My grandmother would serve a buffet of the most delicious food and home made Christmas cookies for dessert. We would play this secret Santa gift exchange game. It was always a great time. Christmas has never been the same since my grandfather passed.

  141. Leanne • December 21, 2014 @ 1:35 PM

    DEC 25 1992, brought my first born, Micheal home from the hospital!

  142. Susan Hanley • December 21, 2014 @ 1:35 PM

    My favourite Christmas memory is the year we gave our two girls new bicycles. They were so excited when they saw them under the tree.

  143. Sharlene • December 21, 2014 @ 1:36 PM

    My favourite memory is of my kids’ first Christmas which my dad recorded when they were babies. They love watching it all the time especially since he’s passed away.

  144. Joanne Thompson • December 21, 2014 @ 1:36 PM

    My favorite Christmas memory is my husband taking me cross-country skiing for the first time! It was crazy, awkward, frustrating, hilarious all in one. I wish we had had a a cell phone to capture it – it would be so funny to watch now!!!

  145. Wendy • December 21, 2014 @ 1:38 PM

    Getting snowed in at my parents so all my sisters and all the kids spent the night a Dad & Moms. We had such a good time together

  146. Angela Mitchell • December 21, 2014 @ 1:41 PM

    One of my favourite memories was opening up my stocking and showing my parents everything I got one by one even though I knew that they gave it all to me.

  147. Jillian • December 21, 2014 @ 1:42 PM

    Waking up and going down stairs to see what Santa had left!

  148. Jo • December 21, 2014 @ 1:46 PM

    one of my favorite holiday memories is spending Xmas in Hawaii. It was awesome, fun and to experience a different kind of Xmas was amazing.

  149. Donna Quarles • December 21, 2014 @ 1:48 PM

    We grew with a horse stable across the street from us. I was always asking my parents for a horse. When I was six my parents bought me a metal horse that had wheels on it. I could ride it up & down the street whenever I wanted. I loved this horse. I wish I still had it.

  150. Jason W. • December 21, 2014 @ 1:50 PM

    Getting our first real Christmas tree

  151. charityk • December 21, 2014 @ 1:50 PM

    my kids first christmas

  152. lorna • December 21, 2014 @ 1:54 PM

    My favorite memory of Christmas are the times my grandma and grandpa would pull up to our house in their old camper.

  153. Gary • December 21, 2014 @ 1:58 PM

    Finding a drum kit under the tree on Christmas Day!

  154. Lindsey • December 21, 2014 @ 1:58 PM

    My beautiful cat opening her Christmas presents!

  155. lorri • December 21, 2014 @ 1:58 PM

    My big sisters sending me in to wake Mum and Dad

  156. brandon forsyth • December 21, 2014 @ 1:59 PM

    Mine would be getting the playstation 1 for christmas in 1997. I freaked out.

  157. Gloria W • December 21, 2014 @ 2:01 PM

    My favorite Christmas memory was waking up to freshly baked cookies on Christmas morning.

  158. Sandy • December 21, 2014 @ 2:07 PM

    full house. bro in law sleeping on the floor in the living room. Guess he was dreaming and started wrestling with the christmas tree!

  159. Karen • December 21, 2014 @ 2:11 PM

    christmas eve snow

  160. sonia P. • December 21, 2014 @ 2:11 PM

    When I had my first christmas with my first daughter.

  161. CLC • December 21, 2014 @ 2:17 PM

    Everyone playing games from ages 6 to 98.

  162. Pamela Garding-Smith • December 21, 2014 @ 2:18 PM

    We would always go to see Christmas lights around the city.

  163. erin feran • December 21, 2014 @ 2:23 PM

    going with my nana to see the christmas windows at simpsons every christmas…ill always cherish that memory

  164. Suky K • December 21, 2014 @ 2:27 PM

    getting a bike on Christmas

  165. Boe W. • December 21, 2014 @ 2:28 PM

    my first Christmas under palm tree

  166. Annia Mompellert Almanza • December 21, 2014 @ 2:29 PM

    Family and friends around our Christmas tree!

  167. Juan Manuel Jane Vallejo • December 21, 2014 @ 2:31 PM

    Having my father coming from the South to spend Christmas with us.

  168. Barry Kazimer • December 21, 2014 @ 2:33 PM

    Waking up as a kid to open presents on Xmas morning and seeing Santa’s footprints.

  169. jay nelson • December 21, 2014 @ 2:35 PM

    I love the memory of getting up at night and turning the tree lights on – then myself and my eldest sister would just have fun and create magic together…being careful to not wake the others.

  170. Cairine • December 21, 2014 @ 2:35 PM

    One of my favourite memories is Santa arriving in the small Maritime town where I was born. It was so exciting to see him and get a bag of candy. There was always snow at Christmas then so he arrived in a sleigh.

  171. Linda • December 21, 2014 @ 2:36 PM

    It was a “misfit” Christmas (like the Island of forgotten toys on the cartoon Rudolph”) where a group of us without family, etc all brought food, etc and shared Christmas dinner…was a lot of fun!

  172. Cherin McKenzie • December 21, 2014 @ 2:39 PM

    cutting down our own tree

  173. Wendy Wagar • December 21, 2014 @ 2:40 PM

    My favourite Christmas memory is making homemade cherry chocolates and peppermint patties with my grandmother

  174. Dana Miller • December 21, 2014 @ 2:42 PM

    My fave holiday memory is my daughter’s 1st Christmas and her wonder at the colors. lights, paper & bows, tree.

  175. Barbara B • December 21, 2014 @ 2:48 PM

    Riding the Christmas train with my grandchildren.

  176. William Morizio • December 21, 2014 @ 2:54 PM

    My favourite memory was proposing to my wife on Christmas Eve. I had finally gotten a job in October after finishing my studies and saved so I could buy a diamond and have a custom ring made for her. I place the ringbox in a small gift box which was put in a greater box including cute little items like Hello Kitty candies, ornaments, and chocolates. My family and I made sure that this would be the last present opened. When it came time, she opened it and I went on my knee to propose. She said yes and my family then hugged her to welcome her into the family. It is one of the best moments in my life.

  177. alysha • December 21, 2014 @ 2:56 PM

    My favourite memory is from 1998 when I was 10 years old and my mom felt bad that she couldn’t get me tickets to see the Backstreet Boys, so she pawned me all her jewelry to take me to buy tickets!! It was so amazing for my mom to do!

  178. pattoocool • December 21, 2014 @ 2:57 PM

    Years ago when I was a little lad, I, out of the blue*, guess correctly my dad’s Christmas gift to my mother, a terrestrial globe 🙂

    * Ok. I look through that year’s Sear’s catalog and search for something that would fit in that big a box!

  179. anna key • December 21, 2014 @ 2:57 PM

    My favorite Christmas memory is running around the basement in the middle of the night with my brother when we slept over at grandma’s house on Christmas eve

  180. Nadine Lalonde • December 21, 2014 @ 3:00 PM

    The time we saw the lights on Santa’s sleigh through the snowstorm…It was actually a transport on a highway overpass, but we believed in the magic for that moment, and for quite a long time afterward.

  181. Erica Seaman • December 21, 2014 @ 3:01 PM

    Watching my children opening their gifts. <3

  182. B Ha • December 21, 2014 @ 3:05 PM

    Opening presents early mornings

  183. Angela • December 21, 2014 @ 3:09 PM

    A Christmas union with my family in 20 years.

  184. anne woolridge • December 21, 2014 @ 3:10 PM

    My fav memory is of my mom- the wonderful smells in the kitchen and the smile on her face!! Wish she was still here!

  185. Francis • December 21, 2014 @ 3:10 PM

    When my son sang his first christmas song at the age of 3.

  186. zahra premji • December 21, 2014 @ 3:11 PM

    Getting dressed up to take family photos by the Christmas tree in the park near our house each year

  187. mary adl • December 21, 2014 @ 3:12 PM

    my hubby and i spent x’mas in Edinburgh Scotland

  188. Lily • December 21, 2014 @ 3:13 PM

    Attend XMAS parties for one whole full week.

  189. Nyuk • December 21, 2014 @ 3:14 PM

    Watching my nephew rides the bike that I got him for Christmas.

  190. Willy • December 21, 2014 @ 3:15 PM

    Won prize at my company’s Christmas dinner.

  191. m m dong • December 21, 2014 @ 3:15 PM

    x’mas dinner at my place and the chocolate syrup on poached pears didn’t turn out

  192. Kirsten A • December 21, 2014 @ 3:17 PM

    My favourite memories are the huge family Christmas Eve parties that we used to have every year!

  193. k y lau • December 21, 2014 @ 3:18 PM

    having a complete family x’mas dinner with all my 7 children & 11 grandchildren & even 5 great grandchildren

  194. Paul Meyette • December 21, 2014 @ 3:21 PM

    Having the whole family together every year to celebrate Christmas dinner.

  195. m y • December 21, 2014 @ 3:22 PM

    last x’mas, having a quiet evening with my other half in front of the fireplace

  196. Michele Washburn • December 21, 2014 @ 3:23 PM

    Enjoying Christmas morning with my daughter and husband.

  197. Debbie Bashford • December 21, 2014 @ 3:23 PM

    Visiting the Christmas markets in Frankfort Germany while having mulled win and waiting for the parade to start. It was magical

  198. luke l • December 21, 2014 @ 3:24 PM

    helping to celebrate the x’mas dinner with my wife and her 3 sisters

  199. maggie tang • December 21, 2014 @ 3:26 PM

    received my siamese cat on x’mas day

  200. mory dong • December 21, 2014 @ 3:29 PM

    spent x’mas in honolulu with my BF who came back from Toronto just for the holiday

  201. sandra lebeau • December 21, 2014 @ 3:30 PM

    Going to the company Christmas party and waiting for Santa to call your name and going up on stage to get your gift from him and have your picture taken.

  202. Marla • December 21, 2014 @ 3:32 PM

    My favourite Christmas memory is waking up and going downstairs to see that Santa came 🙂

  203. Frances • December 21, 2014 @ 3:36 PM

    I don’t really have any, as in one way or another they all seem special.

  204. Beth • December 21, 2014 @ 3:36 PM

    Spending Christmas with my family.

  205. tammy harrison • December 21, 2014 @ 3:39 PM

    Just following our family’s traditions together is always wonderful.

  206. Birdie Colleen Trafford • December 21, 2014 @ 3:40 PM

    When My grandparents were alive and I was a little girl , she always made the best dinner for us all and made me part of making it ,she mixed cranberry graper juice with ginerale to make us feel like we were all grown up and drinking Christmas Wine , Miss them so much !

  207. Catherine R. • December 21, 2014 @ 3:40 PM

    My fave Christmas memory was the year we took the kids to Disney World for Christmas. It was decorated so nice and the kids were extremely excited to be there.

  208. Sherrie F. • December 21, 2014 @ 3:40 PM

    Spending my first Christmas watching my baby tool around the living room in his walker. He was a whole six months old and already trying to get into everything. Miss that time… <3

  209. marymary • December 21, 2014 @ 3:41 PM

    I remember every Christmas as sitting around the table with the 8 of us having a big traditional turkey meal right down to the fruitcake!

  210. Denise • December 21, 2014 @ 3:45 PM

    The French Canadian “Réveillon” which was a veritable feast set out for Christmas eve, after the opening of the gifts. The table groaned with everyone’s favorite things to eat.

  211. Thomas K • December 21, 2014 @ 3:45 PM

    One of my last memories of my dad was of us heading out and chopping down a Christmas tree for our family. 🙂

  212. Denise • December 21, 2014 @ 3:45 PM

    The French Canadian “réveillon”.

  213. Tania M • December 21, 2014 @ 3:46 PM

    Best holiday memory was finding an engagement ring in a jar of my favourite candy.

  214. ISOBEL SOPHIA • December 21, 2014 @ 3:46 PM

    watching my kids grow up from each Christmas to the next one gave me a lifetime of memories to remember in my old age! too many funny ones to even count

  215. Lisa Mihalovics • December 21, 2014 @ 3:50 PM

    Visiting my relatives in New-Brunswick.

  216. lori b • December 21, 2014 @ 3:53 PM

    Watching Christmas movies with family

  217. Shannon S. • December 21, 2014 @ 3:54 PM

    the cookies may have been burnt, the coffee cold but the company was warm and friendly so that made everything perfect

  218. grant deshane • December 21, 2014 @ 3:58 PM

    need a new wallet would love this

  219. Andrea M • December 21, 2014 @ 4:03 PM

    Opening gifts on xmas eve!

  220. Catherine Maguire • December 21, 2014 @ 4:03 PM

    Baking sugar cookies with my mother and my two sisters.

  221. Anders Simons • December 21, 2014 @ 4:08 PM

    Hunting for a christmas tree.

  222. Sophia • December 21, 2014 @ 4:08 PM

    My favourite holiday memory is experiencing our first white Christmas after moving to Canada!

  223. kristine • December 21, 2014 @ 4:09 PM

    handing out gifts to seniours 🙂

  224. Julie F • December 21, 2014 @ 4:10 PM

    The look on our girls faces theyear we gave them new bikes for christmas

  225. Liz W • December 21, 2014 @ 4:13 PM

    Watching kids opening presents

  226. Delia • December 21, 2014 @ 4:16 PM

    The year my brother sister and I got a horse!

  227. Bonnie Monette • December 21, 2014 @ 4:18 PM

    The first Christmas we celebrated with my first child – a daughter – at my parents’ home. Their first grandchild!!!

  228. Sherry Simons • December 21, 2014 @ 4:18 PM

    Baking cookies with my grandmother.

  229. Bonnie • December 21, 2014 @ 4:20 PM

    The first Christmas with my first child – a daughter -at my parents’ home. She was their first grandchild!!!

  230. tina • December 21, 2014 @ 4:23 PM

    going to the christmas market and riding the carousel

  231. Karen • December 21, 2014 @ 4:26 PM

    Going out into the forest to find the perfect Christmas tree

  232. Aly • December 21, 2014 @ 4:28 PM

    Going away to the Caribbean with my family one Christmas

  233. paquin • December 21, 2014 @ 4:29 PM

    We children had red pillowslips at the end of our beds on Christmas Night.
    About 4am next morning my sister and I (we shared a bedroom) heard the sound of
    rustling paper from the next room. A sign that our two brothers too were awake and discovering what their slips contained from Santa – so we sat on the floor and opened ours. That time of the morning, the excitement, the joy, I still feel
    even now – more than 50 years ago.But even more so, sharing with my brothers and
    sister all the goodies we had, eating chocolates, oranges, etc., non stop. And
    afterwards, having absolutely no space for breakfast.

  234. Paula • December 21, 2014 @ 4:29 PM

    Driving through a horrendous snowstorm to make it to my parents’ place with our 3 young children, for Christmas morning. Pulling safely into their driveway was such sweet relief 🙂

  235. wally stanley • December 21, 2014 @ 4:31 PM

    picking out gifts for my father and mother with the little bit of silver and paper money we could scrape up , usually the biggest ,cheapest bottle of cologne we could find for each of them!

  236. Claire • December 21, 2014 @ 4:43 PM

    My favourite Christmas memory is the first time my daughter hosted the dinner at her home.
    My little girl doing the cooking for the family for the very first time. It moved me.

  237. joanne nelson • December 21, 2014 @ 4:44 PM

    seeing the kids faces when they see the tree and gifts on Christmas morning.

  238. Gary • December 21, 2014 @ 4:48 PM

    got a tow tuck from Santa called BIG Bruser

  239. Dwayne C • December 21, 2014 @ 4:48 PM

    When I took the whole family to Punta Cana the week before Christmas

  240. Lori L. - @Miss_Elles • December 21, 2014 @ 4:50 PM

    A favourite Christmas memory was when my sister & I would open our stockings on our beds right after Mom had gone to bed! We had to be really quiet so she wouldn’t know!

  241. Toby • December 21, 2014 @ 4:52 PM

    Opening stockings with my sis while the parents slept! That was OUR time!! 🙂

  242. Mary Ann Dudragne • December 21, 2014 @ 4:53 PM

    When our daughter was 2 1/2, all she wanted for Christmas was her own Christmas tree. Two days before Christmas, I finally found a small plastic tabletop tree complete with its own decorations and mini lights. I bought it, set it up, and shortly before she woke up Christmas morning, I sneaked into her room, put it on her dresser and plugged it in. About a half hour later, she woke up, and as we stood outside her room and listened, we heard her saying “Oh Santa… my very own Christmas tree! Thank you Santa. Ohh…. my very own Christmas tree…..” That was the absolute best Christmas we ever had… giving our little girl such simple but extreme pleasure with a $7 Christmas tree.

  243. Donna Potvin • December 21, 2014 @ 4:55 PM

    When I was a teenager our family didn’t have much money. Just before Christmas I saw a dress in the Sears Catalogue. I really wanted it but I knew my mother couldn’t afford to buy it. I went into my bedroom on Christmas Eve and there was the dress hanging on my lamp. I was both shocked and delighted. That is one Christmas I will never forget and it proved to me that dreams certainly can come true. 🙂

  244. Mairi • December 21, 2014 @ 4:57 PM

    My favourite Christmas memories were the “Gathering of the Clan” when the family, extended family and friends got together, played games, talked, laughed, joked and ate a wonderful feast!

  245. Corry L. • December 21, 2014 @ 4:57 PM

    Spending Christmas Eve in Corpus Christi, TX with my husband and daughter. We went to a local seaside restaurant for Christmas Dinner and they had a classical guitarist playing Christmas carols entertaining, while all the patrons sang along. It was a beautiful & special evening!

  246. Brenda Penton • December 21, 2014 @ 5:00 PM

    My favourite memory is walking in the snow with my mom, looking at Christmas lights.

  247. wanda macsween • December 21, 2014 @ 5:10 PM

    My favourite holiday memory is when my oldest son came home from out west to surprise me for Christmas.

  248. Heather S • December 21, 2014 @ 5:12 PM

    My Favourite Christmas memories are Boxing Day extended Family gatherings. As a child all my mom’s side of the family would gather at my Uncle David’s for a potluck and Hay Ride, though us kids did more running behind the sleigh due to cousins pushing each other off. As an adult everyone comes to my place for a potluck and games day.

  249. Janine Rutledge • December 21, 2014 @ 5:18 PM

    Going into the living room with my sister early in the morning before my parents got up to check out what Santa brought!

  250. Cynthia • December 21, 2014 @ 5:19 PM

    My favourite Christmas memory is making pulled taffy with my grandmother. After it was made it was still steaming hot and we put it in the snow to harden. It is a delicious memory of days gone by.

  251. Rhonda • December 21, 2014 @ 5:24 PM

    My parents would pack us all up, and travel for 5 hours to spend Christmas with my grandparents. One year we got there, and there was no Christmas tree. My grandfather had decided it was too much work and too messy. For a few days we all tried to get used to the idea, but as kids, we were very sad. So, late in the afternoon on Christmas eve, my grandfather gave in to all the sad faces and deep sighs and he and my uncle and dad went out to cut down a tree. I remember the excitement when they got home, how we all pitched in to decorate it and just how much we laughed and smiled that night!

  252. Tom • December 21, 2014 @ 5:24 PM

    A great Christmas Dinner with family and friends!

  253. Glenna • December 21, 2014 @ 5:25 PM

    When my kids were little and their faces on christmas day seeing what santa brought

  254. Blythe Comer • December 21, 2014 @ 5:39 PM

    I’ve got say, when my son was just 2 1/2 years old, he got his first train pieces of Thomas the Tank Engine and he was laying on his stomach by the Christmas tree pushing the pieces together to connect the magnets for the “click” noise, absolutely priceless!!!

  255. Pamela Jessen • December 21, 2014 @ 5:39 PM

    My favourite holiday memory is the year my husband proposed to me. He had always told me he would never propose on Christmas, my birthday, Valentine’s day…any of the “expected” days. So, on Christmas Day of 2000, he handed me a gift. I opened it and it was a necklace sized box from a jewelry store.

    I opened the necklace box…and inside, was a ring box. I was instantly in tears, and so was he. Inside was the most perfect solitaire diamond ring – flush mounted so it wouldn’t get caught in gloves or mittens and in a white and yellow gold setting. It was everything I could have hoped for and more. After 7 years together, I couldn’t believe this day had come!! We married 3 months later on March 31, 2001 and have been together as a couple now for 20 years.

  256. Florence C • December 21, 2014 @ 5:43 PM

    My favorite Christmas memories are when the mummers use to visit. We would sing and dance.

  257. Bonny Dixon MacIsaac • December 21, 2014 @ 5:46 PM

    My mother loved the element of surprise. One year I wanted a watch. Went through boxes and bags on Christmas morning, no watch. I was disappointed. Three bags were left and I knew they all contained books. I tried my best to put a smile on my face and be grateful to my mother. Looking at each book and thanking her. Last bag..bottom..there was the watch. I still have it 40 years later.

  258. Sandra R • December 21, 2014 @ 5:48 PM

    One year my husband pulled a chocolate bar out of his coat pocket,as if that was my gift. He surprised me with a pretty locket instead.

  259. Chantal thibault • December 21, 2014 @ 5:51 PM

    Christmas morning when I was a little girl I would be the first to wake up, and run around yelling “Santa Came”
    Funny thing is now I have teens of my own and Christmas morning I do the same thing!!

  260. mark • December 21, 2014 @ 5:52 PM

    Going sledding with my father down by the river on a home made sled consisting of two skis bolted to a piece of wood 🙂 I still have to the sled to this day.

  261. Mike Mottishaw • December 21, 2014 @ 5:53 PM

    my fave holiday memory is of the look on my mom’s face when I showed up on Christmas Day when everyone thought I was still far away out of country- it was worth all the effort!

  262. kelly gordon • December 21, 2014 @ 5:56 PM

    When my husband made a surprise visit home as he was stationed in South Korea for the military, he came home to see his first born child for the first time 🙂

  263. jennifer • December 21, 2014 @ 5:59 PM

    Midnight mass and then open gifts

  264. Heather Ritz • December 21, 2014 @ 5:59 PM

    My sons first Christmas.

  265. Bonnie H • December 21, 2014 @ 6:01 PM

    baking christmas cookies with my mom when i was a kid 🙂

  266. Ami T. • December 21, 2014 @ 6:06 PM

    My favorite memory is of last year when my kids were old enough to enjoy and delight in the wonders of the season.

  267. Sandi Tymchuk • December 21, 2014 @ 6:08 PM

    This year, I truly appreciated hanging each ornament that we have collected over the years.

  268. Sherry K • December 21, 2014 @ 6:14 PM

    Christmas breakfast with my Auntie Joan is my best memory. She always stayed over night and the morning with her was the best.

  269. Jennifer C. • December 21, 2014 @ 6:16 PM

    What a wonderful prize! 🙂

  270. Shayna Craig • December 21, 2014 @ 6:16 PM

    My favourite Christmas memory is the year I had my son right before Christmas, born healthy 🙂 Thank you for the opportunity to win!

  271. nishan • December 21, 2014 @ 6:21 PM

    My favourite memory is spending Christmas with my extended family after a long time have foods, secret santa and a great time.

  272. Anne • December 21, 2014 @ 6:32 PM

    Would love to win this

  273. Laura • December 21, 2014 @ 6:35 PM

    When I was a kid and getting homemade gifts from my grandfather, like a rocking horse and a stove for our playhouse.

  274. danielle maglairo • December 21, 2014 @ 6:35 PM

    my favorite holiday memory is each year when my 1 and only son see hi presents from Santa. My heart melts and I start to cry…

  275. josee bilodeau • December 21, 2014 @ 6:38 PM

    I will pass a good time with my family at my parents home

  276. Melanie D • December 21, 2014 @ 6:38 PM

    We didn’t have much growing up but Mom always made us feel loved, so that was enough. Best memory was the last Christmas I got to spend with her, she was so happy and full of life.

  277. Renee snow • December 21, 2014 @ 6:42 PM

    Family time

  278. Eileen • December 21, 2014 @ 6:59 PM

    My very first white Christmas

  279. Michelle L • December 21, 2014 @ 7:06 PM

    receiving christmas presents when I was young(esp. one stuffie)

  280. kevin • December 21, 2014 @ 7:13 PM

    Christmas at grandparents house with all the cousins

  281. Erika R. • December 21, 2014 @ 7:13 PM

    Getting up super early with my sister and coming out of our bedrooms to find some awesome handmade gifts (an entertainment unit for her & a Lego building table for me) near the tree – we sat together on the couch & talked quietly until our parents got up.. 🙂

  282. Suzanne Kristy • December 21, 2014 @ 7:13 PM

    My favorite Christmas memory is the first Christmas I spent with my partner – we baked a cake in the morning, watched holiday movies and then went to a family dinner!

  283. Chandra O'Connor • December 21, 2014 @ 7:13 PM

    My girls making new homemade ornaments every year for our tree

  284. Amy • December 21, 2014 @ 7:23 PM

    Going up to my grandmothers with my cousins for Christmas dinner every year when I was a kid.

  285. Debra F • December 21, 2014 @ 7:28 PM

    We spent a number of Christmas’ with my parents in Florida.

  286. Brenda Bale • December 21, 2014 @ 7:29 PM

    Waking up at 1am with the boys when they were little and opening all the presents then and there!

  287. Debbie D • December 21, 2014 @ 7:44 PM

    The year my sister surprised us with a visit. We seldom see each other; I live on the west coast and she lives on the east coast in the States.

  288. Stephanie Dwarka • December 21, 2014 @ 7:54 PM

    Having family come over on Christmas Day and helping my parents prepare and cook dinner.

  289. roy baptiste • December 21, 2014 @ 7:54 PM

    Time all of us would meet with my great grandma and learn the history of my people from her

  290. Stephanie Dwarka • December 21, 2014 @ 7:55 PM

    Seeing my family on Christmas Day

  291. tia eagles claw I • December 21, 2014 @ 7:55 PM

    Going to grandma’s for xmas with the whole family

  292. Connie • December 21, 2014 @ 7:55 PM

    Big snowstorm on Christmas day. We didn’t go visiting, stayed home and played all day with our new toys!

  293. Karl shindler • December 21, 2014 @ 7:56 PM

    The day my grandson was born

  294. Dana123 • December 21, 2014 @ 8:02 PM

    Sleeping by the Christmas tree on Christmas Eve.

  295. Kelsey Shedden • December 21, 2014 @ 8:07 PM

    Waking up to the air hockey table from Santa!

  296. Erika • December 21, 2014 @ 8:20 PM

    Going to Japan when I was 10 years old!

  297. Nicole • December 21, 2014 @ 8:20 PM

    Love getting together with family to cut down the tree together

  298. Nicole • December 21, 2014 @ 8:21 PM

    Cutting down the Christmas tree together as a family

  299. Irene • December 21, 2014 @ 8:31 PM

    My favourite holiday memory is decorating the entire house with festive spirit.

  300. David • December 21, 2014 @ 8:31 PM

    Getting the chance to be with loved ones.

  301. Jennifer J • December 21, 2014 @ 8:39 PM

    Playing games with my grandma.

  302. BlessedTA • December 21, 2014 @ 8:40 PM

    Cooking with my grandmother

  303. Deborah • December 21, 2014 @ 8:42 PM

    decorating the tree with my kids

  304. valerie Caldicott • December 21, 2014 @ 8:51 PM

    going to friends and she got everything Barbie

  305. Cheri Gallant • December 21, 2014 @ 8:54 PM

    I always love driving around with my family to see all the lights.

  306. Julia Grant • December 21, 2014 @ 8:54 PM

    Everyone being together around the tree.

  307. Surinder Clair • December 21, 2014 @ 9:07 PM

    It’s hard to pick my favorite from all those times spent with family and friends☺ every year we make more unforgettable memories not just adults enjoy and talk about but even our kids do. They can’t wait for the get together. We are totally blessed and pray everyone is lucky as we are☺

  308. kathy boyd • December 21, 2014 @ 9:18 PM

    Having all the family together since now everyones spread out across North America.

  309. James • December 21, 2014 @ 9:22 PM

    I got swimming trunks for Christmas and asked my dad to cut a hole in the ice so I could go swimming, I was 4 years old! He didn’t do it!

  310. James • December 21, 2014 @ 9:22 PM

    I loved decorating the tree as a family when I was a kid!

  311. Ming • December 21, 2014 @ 9:26 PM

    my fav memory is opening presents on Christmas Eve

  312. Leo Rodrigues • December 21, 2014 @ 9:36 PM

    My favorite Christmas memories are tables loaded with food and drinks

  313. Nancy J Montgomery • December 21, 2014 @ 9:38 PM

    Favourite memory is Christmas with all the relatives and eating at the “little” table.

  314. Alisha Krywiak • December 21, 2014 @ 9:48 PM

    Meeting my dad for the first time

  315. F. W. • December 21, 2014 @ 9:49 PM

    favorite memory of the first doll I got

  316. Alex • December 21, 2014 @ 9:52 PM

    My favourite memory is decorating the tree with the kids

  317. Heather Swanson • December 21, 2014 @ 9:56 PM

    With my new boyfriend starting my new life

  318. Kevin Wooton • December 21, 2014 @ 9:57 PM

    I still remember the first time I met Santa. And last year was the first year my daughter met Santa. Wonderful memories.

  319. Judy Graschuk • December 21, 2014 @ 10:01 PM

    My fav memory is having our entire, extended family together. There was so much love, happiness and excitement in the house that it seemed to take on a life of it’s own and the feeling lasted for days. Most of our family is gone now but I still have those memories to look back on.

  320. Marie • December 21, 2014 @ 10:06 PM

    My uncle dressed up as Santa coming to the house in a snowstorm – on a skidoo!!!

  321. Patricia Rosart • December 21, 2014 @ 10:09 PM

    When I was twelve I got a Nintendo (original) for christmas. They wrapped it in a box that wasn’t a nintendo box and told me it was clothes. I was really surprised when I opened the box and found the real gift.

  322. Bruce • December 21, 2014 @ 10:15 PM

    waking up early Christmas morning with the snow falling

  323. Shirley OFlynn • December 21, 2014 @ 10:16 PM

    The first Christmas my son was born.

  324. Brendan • December 21, 2014 @ 10:23 PM

    Decorating the tree with my parents

  325. pam t • December 21, 2014 @ 10:33 PM

    my fav holiday memory is making taffy in the snow with my grandfather

  326. Kwasi Chan • December 21, 2014 @ 10:35 PM

    My favorite Christmas memory was moving into our new house a few days before Christmas with my son who was still a few months old.

  327. Amanda Lake • December 21, 2014 @ 10:36 PM

    One Christmas morning me, my brother and my sister were watching one of the movies I had gotten from Santa. My sister got a phone call and while she was talking to whoever it was my brother thought it would be funny to do his impression of Chewbacca from Star Wars. My sister did not find this funny, kicked him in the shoulder and then left the room. My brother and I were speechless…then we thought it was hilarious. We still laugh about it today.

  328. Dayna Wilson • December 21, 2014 @ 10:41 PM

    Taking my kids to the Christmas train.

  329. Al • December 21, 2014 @ 10:43 PM

    seeing my mom for xmas always was and is a blessing

  330. Terry Rafter • December 21, 2014 @ 10:52 PM

    my daughter(s)’s first Christmas

  331. Tanya Terry • December 21, 2014 @ 10:58 PM

    Cutting down our own Christmas tree with my dad when I was young.

  332. Mary Jane • December 21, 2014 @ 10:59 PM

    The Chistmas Gatherings at my Maternal Grandparents, many decades ago. After Dinner was finished my uncle led us in Chistmas Carols for what seemed like hours, but was thoroughly enjoyable.

  333. Lucy • December 21, 2014 @ 11:00 PM

    Christmas eve dinner with family

  334. Neil Anderson • December 21, 2014 @ 11:02 PM

    Getting a violin from my Gramps and my first lesson on Christmas Day from him

  335. Neil Anderson • December 21, 2014 @ 11:05 PM

    Spending my first Christmas with my wife.

  336. Megan H • December 21, 2014 @ 11:13 PM

    My best Christmas memory was always waking up in the morning and being so excited to open up my stocking!

  337. dougo13 • December 21, 2014 @ 11:20 PM

    Christmas with family. Now long gone (alas)…

  338. Donna L. • December 21, 2014 @ 11:44 PM

    I remember baking cookies with my grandma as a child.

  339. Alison • December 22, 2014 @ 12:00 AM

    Getting the giggles with my mum at a Christmas Eve carol service. We had to slink out in disgrace.

  340. Franklin • December 22, 2014 @ 12:02 AM

    Sharing Christmas with grandparents.

  341. Danielle • December 22, 2014 @ 2:07 AM

    Staying up almighty with my brother hiding in my room waiting to see Santa & what my parents might be hiding in our car for us.

  342. Bonnie Lam • December 22, 2014 @ 3:28 AM

    Favourite Holiday Memory was when I saw my Vancouver Neighbours in Vegas. Giggles.

    Good luck to you all. Huggiez.

  343. kerry • December 22, 2014 @ 3:37 AM

    Spending it with grandma.

  344. Alexander S • December 22, 2014 @ 5:27 AM

    family dinner with my late grandfather

  345. Gina • December 22, 2014 @ 6:04 AM

    Favorite holiday memory is watching The Christmas Story at the Trinity Church in Toronto.

  346. Kim Dukart • December 22, 2014 @ 7:17 AM

    when I was 10 I bought my nanna brandy chocolates and everyone gave me a hard time but nanna said she had no more room for nix nacs and it was nice to have one grandchild that didn’t think she was dead-shut everyone up

  347. sandra post • December 22, 2014 @ 7:24 AM

    watching my nephew open his very first Christmas gift, look on his face was priceless

  348. Mark Rutledge • December 22, 2014 @ 7:42 AM

    14 years ago when my wife wrapped up a pair of baby blue Nikes for a christmas gift with a card that said simply Merry Christmas. My son Jordan was born the next year.

  349. Elizabeth Vlug • December 22, 2014 @ 8:29 AM

    My first Christmas as a young married woman in our tiny apartment. It was small but we entertained big.

  350. Leigh-Ann • December 22, 2014 @ 8:32 AM

    All of my favorite Christmas memories involve family home in Newfoundland.

  351. Julie G. • December 22, 2014 @ 8:38 AM

    Watching my granddaughter meet Santa for the first time was priceless.

  352. Bailey Dexter • December 22, 2014 @ 8:45 AM

    For me it was a few years ago when I was able to get my first hearing aids, they finally found out the problem for my hearing. I was able to hear my kids laugh so loud at Christmas!

  353. Mary Fraser • December 22, 2014 @ 8:55 AM

    My favourite Christmas memory involves the year I was 8 and got my easy-bake oven. A chef is born…..

  354. Rosemarie Watts • December 22, 2014 @ 9:41 AM

    snowmobiling

  355. Kay • December 22, 2014 @ 10:38 AM

    It was when we returned home for the first time after immigrating to Canada.

  356. Darci • December 22, 2014 @ 10:44 AM

    spending time getting to know what my kids are about!

  357. jan • December 22, 2014 @ 1:09 PM

    receiving a new tobaggan

  358. Gary Lin • December 22, 2014 @ 1:59 PM

    Our family gathered together to celebrate Christmas together which happened more than 10 years ago now.

  359. Alexandra L. • December 22, 2014 @ 3:53 PM

    Baking with my grandmother. She passed away at 101 years old and her recipes and memories outlived her!

  360. Jim Cochrane • December 22, 2014 @ 5:16 PM

    Having fun when the mummers came to visit

  361. Alyssa • December 22, 2014 @ 6:44 PM

    When my 80 year old uncle was so drunk he couldn’t put a ten piece puZle together while my 5 year old cousin was completing the same puzzle beside him hahah

  362. carol • December 22, 2014 @ 10:18 PM

    all kids together for xmas

  363. erin sater • December 23, 2014 @ 2:23 AM

    My best Christmas memory was when I went into recovery from cocaine addiction.It just so happened that my girl was pregnant and lived in van. On my night before I was excited that I finished treatment. Just before I was packed and getting ready to go to my girls for a couple of days before returning home , I had a call that she was in labour, first thing I did was left my bagsget later) and took the bus to hospital . My first Grandchile was born just 1 minute after I arrived. That was the best Christmas present I ever had.

  364. Joy • December 24, 2014 @ 6:54 AM

    baking with the kids

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