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Top 5 Favorite Classic Christmas Movies


Top 5 Favorite Classic Christmas Movies

It’s a new week and a new topic so in keeping with the holiday theme and as an extension to Friday’s

5 Favorite Christmas Carols

these are my 5 Favorite Classic Christmas movies.

Christmas lights

It’s a Wonderful Life

The story of George Bailey played by Jimmy Stewart wishing he had never been born is truly a timeless classic. However, when George meets Clarence the bumbling Angel trying to win his wings shows him what life would be like without him, there are some truly eye opening scenes.

And who can’t help but recite

every time a bell rings an angel gets it’s wings.”

It's a Wonderful Life

A Christmas Carol – the 1951 version

This version of the Charles Dickens’ timeless classic is my all time favorite one. Alastair Sim’s performance and his facial expressions as Scrooge are the best.

A Christmas Carol

Christmas Story

This is definitely a “will not miss” movie classic especially since it’s on for 24 hours on TBS! I love Ralphie sexist attraction to that leg lamp which is now being sold at most major stores!


BTW – How many kids do you think put their tongue on a frozen pole to see if it actually stuck?

Christmas Story

Miracle on 34th Street – 1947

Christmas and of course Santa is on trial but the holiday spirit wins everyone over. I love when the mail is delivered to the courthouse addressed to Santa.  However, my favorite scene is the cane that sits in the middle of the empty room of Suzie’s new home


classic movie Miracle on 34th Street

The Perfect Holiday

Morris Chestnut (need I say more) plays an aspiring musician working as a mall Santa.  A young girl turns to this department store Santa in the hopes that he will help find a new husband for her divorced mother played by Gabrielle Union.

Morris Chestnut in The Perfect Holiday

Honorable mention:

Charlie Brown Christmas  

It wouldn’t be Christmas without this timeless classic and the song around the tree gets me every time!

Charlie Brown Christmas

What are your top 5 MUST SEE Christmas movies?

7 Stocking Stuffers for Sons


Best Buy Co, Inc. 7 Stocking Stuffers for Sons

7 Stocking Stuffers for a son

Hello friends, the Christmas countdown is on and if you haven’t finished all of your shopping you still have a few more days, but you’ll need to hurry. I only picked up a few things for my sons because all they really wanted or needed was money. I did however, buy them a few stocking stuffers and if you need some last minute ideas, check these out.

Socks Stocking Stuffer - Socks

Neither one of my sons like to wear bedroom slippers so ankle socks are great for wearing around the house. Also, because we don’t wear shoes in the house they are great to slip on when the temperature drops.

Body Wash/Deodorant

December 2014 342 Stocking Stuffer - Personal Hygiene My sons have always liked using body washes as opposed to bar soaps, and as an Avon Rep I like to give them a few different scents.  Deodorants and Anti-antiperspirants are also good choices because this is definitely one hygiene product that they should never be without!

Bath Sponges

Bath Sponges make great stocking stuffers Bath Sponges are much better to use in the shower with a liquid body wash. It seems as though bath sponges or loofahs have become more popular with men as opposed to a wash cloth, I know my husband loves them.

Toothbrush & Toothpaste

toothbrush and toothpaste are great stocking stuffers A toothbrush and toothpaste are traditional stocking stuffers and you can never have too many. This set comes in a plastic pouch which is great for travel or for keeping in a dorm room.

Candy Canes

candy is a great stocking stuffer Whether filled with M&Ms, Skittles or Sweet Tarts, these plastic canes are another stocking stuffer favorite.

Pez Dispenser

traditional Pez Dispenser Just like watching “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Christmas Story”, Christmas morning wouldn’t be the same without a Pez Dispenser in a stocking.  

What are some of your favorite stocking stuffers?


Stay Blessed ~ No Stress in 2014!


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Are you Serious ~ The Holidays Are Over Already?

Hello Friends and Happy Tuesday

Can you believe that it was just a week ago today when we were preparing for New Year’s festivities and the week before that Christmas – are you serious – the holidays are over already?

Holidays 2013

As I sit writing this post the snow is falling with a vengeance for what is to be the first major snow storm of 2014, and it’s name is Hercules.

I changed the calendar, #2 son and hubby returned to school, I returned to work but it seemed too soon – the holidays are over!  No more shopping, wrapping or singing Christmas Carols.  I already miss the TV specials, Charlie Brown Christmas, It’s A Wonderful Life and the Twilight Zone Marathon…are you serious the holidays are over already?

Purse | Avon ~ Animal Print Booties | Deb Shops

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Ring | Avon

OOTD 1 2 14 054 Slacks | Boscov’s ~ Top | Goodwill ~ Suit Jacket | Value City

 What will you miss most about the holidays?  

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Stay Blessed ~ No Stress in the New Year!