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Posted 11/17/2012 by scoobers in General Scrappin'
 

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Posted: 11/17/2012 9:35:21 AM
I guess all of us, or most anyway, like to have a movie or music on while scrappin.

Share you favorite Christmas CD or movie that you love to have on.

Mine:
Christmas Vacation
A Christmas Story

CD:
Sugarland's Gold and Green
Michael Buble Christmas
and always....Kenny Chesney's All I Want for Christmas is a Real Good Tan!



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Posted: 11/17/2012 9:57:36 AM
Movies for me:

Holiday Inn
Elf
Christmas Story

Music:
I'm one for the classics - put on Pandora and go.

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Posted: 11/17/2012 10:02:36 AM
Movies:
ELF
WHITE CHRISTMAS
HOLIDAY INN

Could watch over and over - and do. In fact, I have MANY Christmas movies and love even watching The Polar Express and the Disney A Christmas Carol.

Music:
I have 373 Christmas songs in my iTunes and I play it on shuffle. Too many favorites to list....and so many of them make me cry.....nostalgia wreaks havoc on me at Christmas.


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Posted: 11/17/2012 10:04:23 AM
Movies: Elf, Holiday Inn, Christmas Vacation

Music: Anything and everything with the exception of "simply having a wonderful Christmas time" that song makes my hair stand on end!



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Posted: 11/17/2012 10:05:30 AM
My must have movies:

Christmas Vacation
A Christmas Story
Elf

The music that makes it feel like Christmas time to me:

Johnny Mathis




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Posted: 11/17/2012 4:47:53 PM
Movies: White Christmas,Little Women and The Bells of St. Marys.

CD's: Bing Crosby - White Christmas, Elvis Presley - Blue Christmas and The Barenaked Ladies - Barenaked for the Holidays.


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Posted: 11/17/2012 4:51:55 PM
i have a christmas play list on spotify that i use. it has a variety including alvin and the chipmonks!


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Posted: 11/17/2012 5:05:52 PM

Soundtrack from Polar Express


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Posted: 11/17/2012 5:29:06 PM

Music: Anything and everything with the exception of "simply having a wonderful Christmas time" that song makes my hair stand on end!



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I agree with I am Jen

The music that makes it feel like Christmas time to me:

Johnny Mathis



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Posted: 11/17/2012 5:49:36 PM
CD: Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack, whatever good classic Christmas music station I can find on Pandora (I'm not normally a big classical music listener, but at Christmas I'm all about traditional versions of O Holy Night, Angels We Have Heard on High, the Hallelujah chorus, etc).

Movies: A Muppet Christmas Carol, Love Actually, all the claymation movies (especially A Year Without A Santa Clause), The Holiday, Elf, The Grinch (cartoon or with Jim Carrey), Polar Express . . . I think those are all of the Christmas movies I own.

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Posted: 11/17/2012 5:55:27 PM
Christmas Vacation, Home Alone, Elf, A Christmas Story

I also like to put on Christmas episodes of shows such as Friends and Everybody Loves Raymond.

For music I just put on a holiday Pandora station.



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Posted: 11/17/2012 5:58:45 PM
I'll never forget buying this album a few years ago and playing it over and over while I made Christmas cards! A Merry Christmas with Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters. It's so peppy and fun.

Movies, I'd have to go with White Christmas.


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Posted: 11/17/2012 6:18:27 PM
Movies: Holiday Inn, Christmas Vacation, Home Alone

Music: Michael Buble, Bing Crosby, James Taylor

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How could I forget The Grinch and Charlie Brown's Christmas!?


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Posted: 11/17/2012 10:42:58 PM
Pandora has a great Xmas station

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Posted: 11/17/2012 11:19:28 PM
Movies-
White Christmas,It's A Wonderful Life, Holiday Inn, Santa Clause, Home Alone
Music-
Martina McBride Christmas
Elvis Christmas
Alan Jackson Christmas

I live in Ohio close to Rosemary Clooney's home and the have the largest White Christmas Movie Collection. Vera Ellen,Dean Jagger,George Chakiris are all from Ohio and Rosemary lived in Augusta Ky. So they call this area the White Christmas town.

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Posted: 11/18/2012 12:04:53 AM
Movies:
A Christmas Story
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A Christmas Carol (the George C Scott version)
White Christmas

Music:
TransSiberian Orchestra
Charlie Brown Christmas soundtrack
Christmas Past - Early Light Consort (renaissance/Celtic type music)


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Posted: 11/18/2012 1:06:52 AM
I am quite bored with our small music collection, so thanks to everyone for sharing their fans. I'll be off to itunes to buy some new music soon!

As for movies, we have to watch a ton at Xmas, including:
White Christmas
It's a Wonderful Life
Miracle on 34th Street
The Grinch (Jim Carey version)
Christmas Story
Christmas Vacation
The Holiday
Home for Christmas

I know there are several more, but I can't recall all the titles. Of course, the one that is a must-see is Christmas Story, which I'm sure we could all recite from memory!


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Posted: 11/18/2012 2:01:22 AM
Scrappin Betty, I look forward to this thread every year, for all the songs we think we know or bored of, someone always has something new to share

Mines is Troy Cassar-Daily singing We Want To Spend Christmas with you and movies has to be Holiday Inn
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Posted: 11/18/2012 7:01:21 AM
Great responses-and new suggestions for some music to pick up too!

Funny how so many people love Elf - I can't stand that movie but I sure can watch 24 hours of A Christmas Story

The other song I should have mentioned is Montgomery Gentry's Merry Christmas from the Family. It's hysterical.

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Posted: 11/18/2012 7:40:40 AM
Holiday Inn
It's a Wonderful Life
Elf
The Santa Clause movies
The Family Stone


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Posted: 11/18/2012 9:06:44 AM
I love Christmas music and movies.
Favorite Music=Celine Dion (These are the Special Times) this and movie has to be Christmas Vacation. We have a tradition of watching this every Christmas Eve at our house.



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Posted: 11/18/2012 9:25:36 AM
Favorite movies: The Holiday and The Grinch That Stole Christmas (cartoon version)

Music: All of the Very Special Christmas CDs, Motown Christmas, Harry Connick Jr

I just love the Christmas holidays!



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Posted: 11/18/2012 9:29:56 AM
For me:
Movies would have to be the Polar Express-especially watching it with my grandson and The Grinch
For music it is anything by Manheim Steamroller.


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Movies: A Christmas Story, Elf and Polar Express

Music: Trans Siberian Orchestra and whatever I find on Pandora


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Posted: 11/18/2012 9:50:05 AM
Any Big Band 40s/50s type Christmas music...especially Bing & Frank...

And I love soooo many Christmas movies!
It's a Wonderful Life
Christmas Vacay
A Christmas Story
Elf
One Magic Christmas
Miracle on 34th Street

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Posted: 11/18/2012 10:15:07 AM
Movies-A Christmas Story, A Christmas Carol, the Holiday also some of the cutesy Christmas movies they run on ABC family and Lifetime between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Music-find a Christmas channel on radio or pandora.


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I love all Christmas music(except grandma got ran over)!!! for the last few weeks, I have been watching Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel non-stop while scrapping. They are very cheesy...but festive!
My favorite holiday movie of all time is The Sound of Music it's not holiday themed but I always watch it at the holidays.
My family also loves The Christmas Story and Christmas Vacation. They were my ex-husbands favorite movies. He passed away last year on Jan 5th just a few days after we gave him the famous "Leg Lamp" from a Christmas Story. He was so surprised and it was a great memory for the kids to have! I hope I got a picture of him opening that gift! I will have to scour the picture card! HAPPY HOLIDAYS EVERYONE!


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Posted: 11/18/2012 2:16:59 PM
Music...

This Christmas - various artists, love Christina Aguilera's version
All I want for Christmas - Mariah Carey
Simply having a wonderful Christmastime - Paul McCartney & wings
Do They Know it's Christmas - Band Aid
Let it Snow - Boyz 2 Men


Movies...
A Christmas Story
Love Actually
Home Alone
any and all of the cheesey ones that Hallmark/Lifetime/ABC Family plays


Funny how so many people love Elf - I can't stand that movie but I sure can watch 24 hours of A Christmas Story


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Posted: 11/18/2012 2:35:37 PM
Love this thread.. faves to scrap by are Christmas Vacation and Home Alone. Like many of you I just didnt' get why Elf was so great after the first time I watched it but then the following year I gave it another try and I LOVE it I must admit!!! I also have DVRd quite a few of the Christmas movies on this weekend on Lifetime and ABC Family.. yes they are cheesy but they are feel good and easy to have on as background.

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Posted: 11/18/2012 8:38:06 PM
I just watched, "The Heart of Christmas!" It is one of those Hallmark/Family Channel movies. It had me in tears! Smaltzy Christmas movies are my guilty pleasure. It is currently on Netflix!


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Posted: 11/19/2012 1:25:24 PM
Rod Stewart, Richard Marx and Colbie Caillat all have new Christmas cds out this year. I discovered a perfect little jewel of a holiday movie last year - "Holiday" with Cary Grant and Katharine Hepburn. If you're an "old" movie buff, it's simply wonderful!
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