Top Ten Tuesday (ish)

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Merry Christmas everyone!  I guess this week’s Top Ten is a freebie, so I’m going to list a few of my favorite Christmas things!

Favorite Christmas Books:

1.  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson

2.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss

3.  The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories by O. Henry

4.  The Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Anderson

5.  ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Clement C Moore

Favorite Christmas Movies:

1.  The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (they used to show this to us in elementary school and is based on the above book)

2.  Anything Rankin/Bass–Rudolf, Frosty, etc etc etc

3.  A Muppet Christmas Carol

4.  Charlie Brown Christmas Specials

5.  Prep and Landing, Naughty vs Nice

6.  A Christmas Story

Favorite Christmas sweets:

1.  Snickerdoodles

2.  Russian Tea Cookies

3.  Frosted Sugar cookies

4.  Chocolate covered cherries

Favorite Christmas songs:

1.  Oh Come, Oh Come Emmanuel

2.  Joy to the World

3.  The First Noel

4.  Silent Night

5.  I Wonder as I Wander

6.  The Angel Gabriel

Favorite Christmas traditions:

1.  Mom’s jello (I make it now)

2.  Cinnamon rolls for breakfast Christmas morning

3.  Opening one present Christmas eve (usually PJs)

4.  All day A Christmas Story on TNT (or is it TBS?)–my husband has not seen this all the way through, how is this even POSSIBLE??

5.  The Nutcracker

Hope you all have a very Merry Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, Yule, and a fantastic New Year!

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  1. Have to agree with your Christmas reads– love them all! And after It’s a Wonderful Life, the Muppet Christmas Carol is probably my favorite Christmas movie.

    • I’ve never actually *seen* it’s a Wonderful Life (I know I know what the heck???) but it’s my husband’s favorite Christmas movie, so I guess it balances out?

  2. Love your list. It embodies everything awesome about Christmas 🙂 Hope you had a wonderful one.

    • It’s still going! 😀 Being married makes holidays complex, especially with my husband’s family all living 2 hours south of us. We have one more “Christmas” to attend and then we’re *finally* done. 😀


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