Feature Friday! #26 Santa’s Workshop

slide-1This week’s Feature Friday spotlights one of our favorite places—Santa’s Workshop! He is extremely busy this year, so snagging an interview was nearly impossible, but we pulled a few strings and finally got the opportunity to chat with Mr. Claus (and see where we stood on the “Naughty” and “Nice” lists)! Of course, we couldn’t book a flight to the North Pole to see the workshop, but Santa was able to tell us all about it. Now, before I let you in on what Santa had to say, let me tell you a little about Santa and the operation he runs. Continue reading

Head to the Alabama Theater’s Holiday Film Series!

One of my favorite Christmas activities is the Alabama Theater’s Holiday Film Series. The entire theater is decorated beautifully with glistening lights and Christmas trees. Deep reds and greens create the perfect holiday atmosphere.

MV5BMjIxMzY2NTYzOF5BMl5BanBnXkFtZTcwOTQ5NDAyMg@@._V1_SX640_SY720_Showing these holiday classics brings happiness to so many, and the venue isn’t too shabby either. These movies bring a sort of nostalgia. The image of Ralphie’s bunny suit pajamas will always stick out in our minds when we think of A Christmas Story. We have stomach aches after laughing at Clark Griswold in National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. Last year, I was able to attend two films of the series, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation and Elf. Both were hilarious and kept the audience laughing. I went last night to enjoy the movie Scrooge starring Bill Murray. We started the night off with a few Christmas carols sung by the crowd and then got right to the flick! I made sure to get a bag of popcorn and a glass of wine, but once I sat down, I was glued to the screen.

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Don’t Forget the Big, Red Bow!

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2014 Audi A8

We’ve all seen the cliché car commercials that flood our televisions throughout November and December. The husband walks his wife outside on Christmas morning where she sees a beautiful new luxury vehicle with a huge red bow, and her face is priceless. Job well done, sir.

Does this extreme gifting really happen? Is it the ultimate surprise for those on the “REALLY Nice List”? And how do I get on that list? Continue reading