In the coming weeks, Tinseltown becomes more like a desserted town as all the celebs either head out to visit family or escape to warm weather for fun in the sun. However, Tyra Banks, who also happens to be OK!’s Most Inspirational Woman of 2007, will be heading back to L.A. saying, "I’m a New Yorker now so I"m going to go home [to L.A.] with my mama."
Meanwhile McDreamy himself will be heading to the family house in Harpswell Neck, Maine. "I really like snow and it’s an old home," Patrick Dempsey explains. "It was built in 1934 and we’ve had it for about 10 years. We got married there, and I want my children to have that tradition."
30 Rock‘s Katrina Bowden tells OK! that she will be heading to her parents’ house in Wyckoff, N.J. As for a family tradition that definitely is original to the Bowden family household, "around the Christmas tree, we all wear these paper crown hats," the young actress laughs. "It’s silly and fun, and it’s something we’ve always done since I was little."
Country sensation Reba McEntire is staying in Tennessee. "Every Christmas we watch Christmas Vacation with Chevy Chase on Christmas Eve. Then, Christmas Day, we sing ‘Happy Birthday Jesus.’ "
While Reba is tucked away with her family, new country chart-topper Taylor Swift, who actually was raised on a Christmas tree farm will also be keeping it local in Tennessee. "It was a cool way to grow up," the teen remembers.
Joey Fatone will be keeping warm this holiday season at his home in Orlando, Fla. As for what the Spelling Bee host will be getting his daughter, "So far, I haven’t figured out exactly what she wants for Christmas. Last year, she wanted a box with stars on it."
American Idol winner Jordin Sparks is heading to Glendale, Ariz. and she cannot wait! "My nana makes almond mochas toffee with chocolate almonds on top," the "Tattoo" singer exclaims. "My mouth is starting to water just thinking about it!"
And after Rev. Run and his family spend the holidays at home, they will be jetting off to one of the islands. "My wife’s family will probably come over and we’ll probably be off to St. Barts the next day," he tells OK!