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Holiday themed family movie night


Can you feel it?  That change in the air?  The darkness falls earlier, the temperature drops, and this mama hen likes nothing more than to gather up all of her chicks, tuck them under a blanket beside her on the sofa, and enjoy a quiet evening together.

Lately we”ve been enjoying holiday themed family movie nights. We pop some popcorn or bake some cookies, pour cocoa into our mugs, and the modern day Currier and Ives scene is set.

Tsh is talking about simple holiday traditions on Simple Mom today, and watching holiday movies together  is one of our traditions.

While not normally a big TV viewing family, during the holidays the television (and the sweets) monitoring gets a bit more relaxed and watching TV together actually becomes one of our favorite things to do together this time of year.

We pick  a movie from our collection or a holiday special we have marked on the calendar.  Something tells me we won”t be the only family snuggled up to view A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving this week and we”ll be watching our local coverage of the annual lighting of the Christmas Tree in downtown Indianapolis, too.

Here are a few that are in our holiday movie collection, along with a handful of fun and festive ideas to incorporate into your next holiday themed family movie night:

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