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Question: What is one of your happiest holiday memories?
Faith Hill: Our first Christmas as a family. Our oldest daughter, Gracie, was 7 months old on her first Christmas. It was one of the most memorable times of my life.
Q: What is one of your most unexpectedly funny holiday memories?
FH: Waking up in the middle of the night to put reindeer food outside—a combination of oats and glitter. Tim and I were trying so hard to build traditions for our girls, but we spread ourselves a bit thin the first few years when the girls were old enough to remember Christmas morning. We've learned a lot since then!
Q: Do you remember when and perhaps how you found out about Santa?
FH: I don't remember the exact time, but probably 11 or so.
Q: What type of holiday music did you grow up listening to?
FH: Anything Christmas. The day after Thanksgiving, we put up our tree and decorated the house. From that moment until the day after Christmas, it was full-on holiday spirit and a lot of music!
Q: Most unexpected place you've ever spent Christmas?
FH: I've yet to drift far from home during Christmas. It's my favorite holiday, so lots of crafting and baking goes on at our house.
Favorite holiday food: All the homemade snack foods.
Favorite holiday cookie: Divinity.
Favorite holiday ornament: Anything that the girls have made.
Favorite holiday song: "Little Drummer Boy."
Best gift you've received: Bringing [our daughter] Audrey home from the hospital before Christmas. She was eight weeks early, and originally we didn't expect to bring her home until after Christmas.