It’s time. It’s time. It’s time.
- Watch Christmas movies:
- Miracle on 34th Street (original).
Miracle on 34th Street (remake). White Christmas. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (original). Christmas Vacation. The Grinch. The Holiday.
- Love Actually.
Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeeretc. A Christmas Story. Home Alone 1 & 2.
t’s A Wonderful Life. Polar Express.
- Mr. Krueger’s Christmas.
- A Christmas Memory (1966 Truman Capote).
- A Christmas Carol.
The Santa Clause.
- A Charlie Brown Christmas.
Holiday Inn.Thoughts after watching: HOLY COW SO RACIALLY INSENSITIVE. The Shop Around The Corner.
The Family Stone.
- Dress up and go see The Nutcracker.
- Go iceskating in Railroad Park.
- Bake Christmas cookies and decorate them.
- Bake Gingerbread cookies.
- Make a list of Christmas goodies to bake for Christmas Day.
- Have the cousins come stay for a few days and do all the Christmas things.
Make a wreath. String garland up around the apartment.
- Fill a stocking for James.
Fill a shoebox for Operation Christmas Child, or get a Christmas Angel.
- Have friends over for Christmas movies, drinks, games, and treats.
Dress up and attend a Christmas party. Go antiquing for Christmas decor.
- Buy annual ornament.
Buy annual Christmas book. Frame Christmas art and vintage Christmas cards. Decorate a Christmas tree. Have a Snow Day!
- Take a drive to see Christmas lights.
- Make an ornament.
- Send Christmas cards.
Make a holiday playlist.
- Eat peppermint ice-cream.
- Visit a Christmas tree farm.
- Learn something new about a December holiday that I’m unfamiliar with.
Hang a wreath on the front door.
- See a Christmas movie at the Alabama Theater, then get dessert and coffee.
- Take a “family” picture with James.
Make our annual anniversary video.
- Have Trey’s cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning.
- Go for a winter walk or hike.
Kiss Trey under mistletoe.
- Make mom’s hot chocolate.
- Read Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol.
- Color Christmas pictures with Virginia.
- Leave goodies for the mailman in the mailbox.
- Have a cozy, do next-to-nothing day by the Christmas tree.
See my autumn list, and notice how I didn’t get it all done.