It’s the most wonderful telling time of the year, and by that I mean you can decipher a lot about a person by how they celebrate the holidays. Some people love tradition, others blaze their own trail and still others aren’t all that passionate either way.
We thought it’d be fun to decode your holiday style via one of our season’s favorite treats: hot chocolate. Answer the questions, count how many As, Bs, Cs and Ds you have, and find out which hot chocolate topping best describes you. (And stay tuned for holiday quiz No. 2 next week!)
1. Which holiday tradition is your favorite?
A) Baking cookies
B) Decorating the tree
C) Christmas morning breakfast
D) No specific tradition—a little of this, a little of that
2. You’re in the car, radio on, tuned to holiday music 24/7 (obviously). Which Christmas carol makes you turn it up?
A) Bing Crosby’s “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer”
B) Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas”
C) Eartha Kitt’s “Santa Baby”
D) The Vince Guaraldi Trio’s “The Charlie Brown Christmas Song”
3. It’s time to bedazzle your porch in holiday lights. You choose:
A) Multi-color lights
B) The newest fad at Target
C) All white lights, all the way
D) Whatever’s in the basement that you used last year
4. Your Christmas tree is a:
A) Mishmash of nostalgic ornaments and decorations you’ve collected over the years
B) Clever mix of homemade ornaments and garlands
C) Pinterest-worthy spectacle to behold
D) Blend of your favorite ornaments plus a few new ones for good measure
5. Your favorite holiday movie is:
A) “A Christmas Story”
B) “Home Alone”
C) “The Polar Express”
D) “The Muppet Christmas Carol”
If you answered mostly As, you’d be a marshmallow.
You’re a purist who cherishes tradition. You celebrate simplicity—the small things bring you good tidings of great joy.
If you answered mostly Bs, you’d be peppermint crumbles.
An imaginative spirit at heart, you love the holidays for the endless creative opportunities the season affords. From embellishing gingerbread palaces to making wreaths by hand, this is your time to shine.
If you answered mostly Cs, you’d be whipped cream.
Though you’re not super fancy, let’s be real: you appreciate the finer things in life. You know how to live in the moment, and you believe that luxury comes in many forms.
If you answered mostly Ds, you’d be Bailey’s Irish Cream.
You’re two parts realist, one part optimist. Though you relish the warm and fuzzies of the holidays, you’re also happy when the hustle and bustle ends and life goes back to normal.