Category Archives: Christmas

Photoblogging: Coraline’s 1st Letter to Santa

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Faves: Christmas Movies

I’m feeling extra-Christmasy this year. Despite being behind on shopping, it’s hard to not be in the spirit when you have a True Believer in the house (see: Coraline). There has been much talk of elves coming to prep the … Continue reading

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A Long-Awaited Date With Santa

Song Lyric of the Day: He’s making a list / And checking it twice / He’s gonna find out / Who’s naughty and nice / Santa Claus is coming to town Fred Astaire / “Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town“ … Continue reading

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Christmas Faves: A Charlie Brown Christmas

One of my favorite Christmas specials as a child was a A Charlie Brown Christmas. And although I haven’t sat down to watch it in its entirety in a few years, I thought I’d include it among my Christmas Faves … Continue reading

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Christmas Faves: "Christmas in Hollis" by Run DMC

This was a favorite Christmas song during my childhood (still is). I was listening to this song on my stereo Christmas Eve when I heard my allegedly asleep little sisters, then about 5 and 7 years old, in their shared … Continue reading

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Christmas Faves: Steve Martin’s Christmas Wish

I still remember the first time I saw Steve Martin’s Christmas Wish on Saturday Night Live. I was in high school when it first aired, and it’s a testament to this skit’s staying power that it’s still as funny as … Continue reading

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Photoblogging: Gingerbread House

The first-place winner at the 2009 Knoxville Fantasy of Trees.

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Christmas Faves: "The 12 Days of Christmas" by The Muppets & John Denver

You can’t go wrong with puppets. Especially when those puppets are The Muppets. As in The Muppets and the late, great John Denver singing “The 12 Days of Christmas.” Watching this reminds me that I really need to get The … Continue reading

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Christmas Faves: "Oogie Boogie’s Song," The Nightmare Before Christmas

The last few years, I’ve used Christmas song lyrics to celebrate the holidays. This year, I thought I’d try something different. To that end, I’ll be posting a video from a favorite holiday movie or music video of a favorite … Continue reading

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The Soul-Sucking That Is Christmas Shopping

Christmas Song Lyric of the Day: Bundled up against the cold / Lines wherever gifts are sold / Each shop window displays a Christmas sceneBarenaked Ladies / “Green Christmas“ 10:43PM.After having a fun time at my friend’s birthday party last … Continue reading

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