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Our Night Before Christmas by William Bradley

Chestnuts roasting on an open fire, Brevity‘s Holiday Smile contest nipping at your nose:

While I assemble the Christmas Eve lasagna, layering the ricotta and the sausage and the sauce onto the pasta, you’ll open a bottle of Rioja and pour us each a glass.  429 more words

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Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas (Movie)

The most realistic movie ever made with puppets, and the only strings being pulled are the ones around your heart.

“A Delicious Piece of Pizza That Everyone Is Eating in a Restaurant As You Watch Them Through the Window, Dreaming To Have A Bite of Someday”


My Top 10 Holiday Classic Movies

With the holidays coming up (way too fast, might I add) I’ve compiled a list of my top 10 favorite holiday classic movies. And not necessarily in order either. 386 more words


Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas - Russell Hoban, illustrated by Lillian Hoban

I just can’t resist doing more Russell Hoban for Chistmas! Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas is, I think, one of my favourite picture books and one of my favourite childhood memories. 331 more words

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It’s Christmas!

A few days ago I took a stroll around downtown Portsmouth and saw lots of happy people and families milling about, all bundled up in their scarves and boots. 64 more words

The Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Fail

When I was a little, I adored Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas, the Jim Henson Christmas movie from 1977. I loved it so much that I wanted to build my own washtub bass. 248 more words

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