I still feel like I'm on this amazing high from publishing my book. Part of me doesn't feel like it's real, and part of me is so proud of myself for actually getting "A Christmas For Toys" out to the public.
Though I love everything Christmas related, I hate celebrating the holiday too early. For me, I think that the holiday season starts after Thanksgiving, but especially once it's December 1st. On the first day of December, I change my car radio to the Christmas station, and I start watching Christmas movies pretty much 24/7 with my mom. Unfortunately for us though, Christmas movies start playing early in November, and with the new cable package we have down here, we can pretty much record thousands of hours of television without filling up the DVR's capacity. So that means that we've got tons of Christmas movies already recorded, and our plan was to wait to watch them until after Thanksgiving.
Well you may be able to record thousands of hours of television, but Christmas movies take up a lot of space. If we had any hope of being able to keep recording our regular shows that we watch throughout the week, we had to watch some of the movies. So guess what we did today? Even though it broke all of our rules about Christmas, we sat down to watch a bunch of Christmas movies all in a row. Oh, we took a break to bathe the twins and have food and whatnot, but then it was right back to movies.
While I still loved the movies, it just didn't feel like Christmas yet. Maybe it's because the weather doesn't get cold down here... everyone's all bundled up back in New York, and I'm walking around in a tank top down here. Or maybe it's just the timing, and it'll feel more like Christmas after this week. I guess only time will tell!
I'm looking forward to seeing all of my Christmas favorites this year. Some movies just never get old. Among my favorites are:
- It's a Wonderful Life
- White Christmas
- The Year Without a Santa Claus
- The Santa Clause (trilogy)
- How The Grinch Stole Christmas
- Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
What are some of your favorite Christmas movies to look forward to in the holiday season? Tell me in the comments!
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