holiday challenge #2: getting into the spirit

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Happy Tuesday, everyone! It’s time for the next two items in this year’s holiday challenge. Let’s start with a recap of last week. The challenges were to read a holiday themed book and buy a festive holiday candle. I started reading “Seven Days of Us” by Francesca Hornak and also got "One Day in December“ by Josie Silver from Book of the Month. As for the candles, I got my second Cedar & Balsam candle this year from Trader Joe’s as well as the orange clove candle from Mrs. Meyers that’s so good! I love it because it smells festive, but also really clean and fresh at the same time.

Okay! On to this week’s challenges.

3. Watch a holiday movie

4. Treat yourself to a new tree ornament

I highly doubt that you need Christmas movie recommendations because I know we all have our favorites and our annual go-tos, but nevertheless, here are some ideas.

  • The Family Stone

  • White Christmas

  • Christmas in Connecticut

  • A Charlie Brown Christmas

  • The Shop Around the Corner

  • The Holiday

  • Home Alone

  • Home Alone 2: Lost in New York

  • Road to Christmas

  • The Polar Express

  • Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmas

  • Frosty the Snowman

  • Eloise at Christmastime

  • The Nutracker

  • Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer

  • The Island of Misfit Toys