As you may or may not know, today (December 23) is Festivus – ‘A Festivus for the rest of us!’ The LA Times has put together a list of fun facts you can find at the link in the title above.
As part of my top 10 favorite Christmas music videos here in 2013, here’s #3 – Perry Como’s ‘It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas’. The composer of The Music Man, Meredith Wilson, wrote the song in 1951. Perry Como released his version of the song that year and it’s been a Christmas staple […]
Sam is a HUGE believer in the Elf on the Shelf Christmas Tradition this year (see this Instagram of our ‘Chippy’ for an example). Check out these photos though of how others have had their Scout Elf pose.
If you are a fan of Seinfeld like I am, then you know all about the nondenominational holiday Festivus. Celebrated on December 23, the day before Christmas Eve, the holiday involves a metal pole (instead of a Christmas tree). Instead of exchanging gifts, participants are encouraged to air their grievances. After that comes the feats […]
As part of my top 10 favorite Christmas music videos here in 2013, here’s #4 – Sarah McLachlan’s ‘River’ (link opens iTunes). I like it because it’s most reminiscent of the original Joni Mitchell version. ‘River’ was first recorded by Joni Mitchell on the ‘Blue’ album in 1971. The song is a reflection on the […]
Via The Blaze, keep a tissue (or two or three) handy while watching this video of a Christmas wish from a dying wife – written two years earlier in 2011. Each year, Des Moines radio station KSTZ ‘Star’ 102.5 FM takes submissions and grants Christmas wishes. Brenda Schmitz’s has gone viral and watching the video […]
What a great story. Thousands of Christmas carolers gathered to sing outside the home of 8-year-old Delaney Brown to grant a dying girl her Christmas wish. See Team Laney’s Facebook page at this link. Via ABC News Thousands of Christmas carolers are gathered to sing outside the home of a terminally ill Pennsylvania girl. The […]