From buckets of ashes to intolerable itches, these are the moments that shaped our Holidays and our character. Warning to parents: We do talk about our "Santa" memories, which you might not want the kids to hear about.
Tim Lake, 1966.
From buckets of ashes to intolerable itches, these are the moments that shaped our Holidays and our character. From the NBC Philadelphia family to you and yours, "Happy Holidays!"
Oh, and fair warning: We do talk about a few "Santa" memories that you probably don't want the kids to see!n
Tim Lake NBC10 Anchor "...it snowed very hard that season and my only concern in life at the age of six..."
"...was that I still did not have my own pair of boots!" read more You can follow Tim on Twitter @TimLakeNBC10 or fan him on Facebook.
Tim Furlong NBC10 Reporter and Nonstop Foodies Anchor "It remains one of my coolest childhood memories, and I love that I share it with my brother." read more You can follow Tim on Twitter @tfurlong.
Letizia Rubino Integrated Sales Marketing Manager "My entire vacation changed and got ruined, in a way. HOWEVER, I managed to make the impossible happen..."
Kelly Bayliss Digital Content Producer "It’s been almost 20 years since my most memorable Christmas, and I still remember it like it was yesterday..."
Sara Reedy Parker
Dave Parker Assistant News Director pictured with his three kids. "My Christmas memories are not about that special gift, really big snowfall or someone paying a surprise visit..."
Stacey Stauffer NBC10 Lehigh Valley/Berks County Reporter "...my grandmother Ninny, rest her soul, suddenly squawks back, 'Quiet!'..."
Joan Erle NBC10 Director of Market Research "My Dad used to go out on the lawn after we went to bed..."
"...in hopes of convincing his six kids..."
Fred Cilurso NBC10 Assignments Editor "We just stood there, maybe for only 20 minutes, admiring the beauty and peacefulness..."
Justin Pizzi NBC10 Reporter One year our Christmas tree was wrapped in poison oak. Luckily, I was not involved in bringing it in the house and putting it in the stand. But my dad and my second brother, Gabe, spent the holiday in bed with horrible, itchy blotches all over their bodies. nYou can follow Pizzi on Facebook and Twitter @10pizzi
Lauren Bacigalupi VP NBC10 Promotion, Programming, Press n "I opened the door and sitting there was the most beautiful sight I had ever seen..."
Pete Kane NBC10 Photojournalist "My sisters had the bright idea of us sleeping with all of our clothes on -- even our boots -- and getting up to look for Santa..."
Kevin Hungate VP of Sales, NBC Local Media-Philadelphia "I was always so amazed that Santa actually came -- and to see the 'proof'..."