With the Christmas tree trimmed, cookies baked, and packages wrapped, it’s time to fah-la-la-la-lah—what’s ever that means.
So I decided to make a list of my favorite Christmas songs, foods, and flicks. Some are oldies; others more recent, but I’ll be sure to take in a few of these again this year.
My Favorite Movies of the Season
- National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation
- How the Grinch Stole Christmas
- A Charlie Brown Christmas
- Home Alone
- Miracle on 34th Street
- Eloise at Christmastime
- A Christmas Carol
- It’s a Wonderful Life
- It Happened on Fifth Avenue
My Favorite Songs of the Season
- It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas
- Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
- White Christmas
- I’ll Be Home for Christmas
- Joy to the World
- Away in a Manger
- Halleluiah Chorus
- Silent Night
- O Holy Night
My Favorite Foods of the Season
- Crab cakes
- Bourbon balls
- Turkey and dressing
- Cheese Board
- Anything cooked by my kids or grandkids 🙂
Ron 'Johnny Rabbitt' Elz says
Your most welcome stories offer great cheer all year long.
Were you thinking of cooking the Grinch?
I second your first sentence – great cheer all year long, and special cheer at holiday times. Very very welcome.
Jean Carnahan says
Thanks, Ron, have a Merry Christmas!
Remember the bourbon fruitcake Jean mentioned a few posts back? Mine arrived a day ago and oh my – Gethsemani fruitcake is addictively delicious. Intense, rich, unlike ordinary fruitcakes, with top-notch Kentucky bourbon. I ordered 3 small ones, intending two as gifts. Having second thoughts……….