Movies are a pretty huge Christmas staple in our family, mostly because it’s the best way to get everyone to stop bickering and to generally enjoy each other’s company for extended periods of time. Growing up, my brother and I watched hours upon hours of TBS’s A Christmas Story marathon, a feat that is significantly […]
The holidays mean time spent with your family of strangers.
For every Miracle on 34th Street, or Elf, or Die Hard, there’s a I’ll Be Home For Christmas or Four Christmases, or some movie that you know was greenlit because holiday movies are either Oscar Bait or something that people will see with family because there is only so much fun family time before people start turning […]
At this time of year, we all have our traditions. From how you decorate the tree, to just how much Bailey’s to put in your hot chocolate when your family goes out to gawk at Christmas lights, there are the little rituals that let you know it’s really Christmastime. Christmas movies are a big part […]
What is it about stopmotion specials that makes them so magical? Is it that their earnestness is well-suited to the winter holidays? Or that their clunkiness only magnifies their charm, or that they persist, year after year, unfazed by the advent of slicker forms of animation, like CGI? Whatever it is, my celebration of Christmas […]
The original premise of the post was supposed to be a guide to the best Holiday movies on Netflix Instant. Well, I guess you can thank me for doing the work for you because there are 3 (and some sort of Jane Seymour Christmas movie clip-show) and they all suck. I love Netflix Instant and […]
I am writing this while still clad in my sweaty, stinky Zumba clothes because I am just that pumped to write about my experience. I have been interested in trying Zumba forever, but it wasn’t offered at my old gym. I have also been a little nervous that I would look like an idiot. At […]