Kelly Rutherford: My Favorite Holiday Memories

SPONSORED POST: We can’t believe it either, but the holidays are almost upon us. What better way to ring in the season than by finding out how some of our favorite celebrities celebrate this special time of the year.

Over the next few weeks, some of your favorite stars will be sharing their holiday memories. Next up, Kelly Rutherford, who plays Lily on The CW’s show Gossip Girl, answered these nine questions about her holidays past and present.

CELEBUZZWhat was the best holiday gift you ever received?

RUTHERFORD: My favorite holiday gift is always the time I get to spend with my family. It’s always family and health!

What was the best holiday gift you ever gave?

I love to shop for friends and family and gift giving is the most fun! I always tell them to exchange it if they won’t wear it or use it.

Tell us your favorite holiday memory.

My favorite holiday memory is all the fun ski trips we took as a family.

How do you keep in touch with family and friends over the holidays?

To stay in touch with family and friends over the holiday, I send holiday cards.

Does your family have any fun holiday traditions?

Yes, we cook and decorate the tree. My parents have a party every year with their friends, and my brother and I invite our friends as well. Everyone looks forward to it each year.

What is your idea of a perfect holiday?

Being with my family.

What’s the most important thing about the holidays to you?

To remember how fortunate we are and to appreciate everything that we’ve been able to do and celebrate all love.

Tell us your funniest/most embarrassing holiday memory?

My trying to cook!!!

Out of anyone you know, who needs a Window Phone and why?

My son! He would love it! He loves to type and use the preschool applications!