Days of Cheer: The Muppet’s Christmas Carol

This is by far my family's favorite movie to watch during Christmas time.  I've watched it for as long as I can remember.  And frankly, I think this version is better than any I've ever seen.  Michael Caine is an incredible Scrooge, I think.  But maybe I'm just biased. I can't accurately explain it, but…Read more Days of Cheer: The Muppet’s Christmas Carol

Days of Cheer: Santa and Rudolph, The Grinch, and The Christmas Song

Well, hi.  Sorry I'm becoming less and less consistent.  The closer it gets to Christmas, the more and more I have to do, and the less of a priority blogging becomes.  But some of my most favorite things are coming up, so stay tuned! Santa and Rudolph Okay, let's be real here: who doesn't watch…Read more Days of Cheer: Santa and Rudolph, The Grinch, and The Christmas Song

Days of Cheer: Gingerbread Houses and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Making Gingerbread Houses One of my most favorite things about the Christmas season, is decorating gingerbread houses.  I don't have the time to make everything from scratch, so pre-made kits are absolutely wonderful.  Of course, I don't quite have the patience for sticking the house together.  In fact, by the time it's all assembled, I've…Read more Days of Cheer: Gingerbread Houses and National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

Days of Cheer: “White Christmas”

One of my most favorite holiday movies of all time is White Christmas with Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye.  First off, I just love classic movies like that.  Movies with big show-stopping dance numbers and music by Irving Berlin.  Second, what is Christmas time, if "I'm dreaming of a white Christmas" isn't looping through your head? Here…Read more Days of Cheer: “White Christmas”