This was a first for us. Both the hot chocolate bar and the Christmas movie. We haven’t had a TV for most of our marriage and now we have one (hooked up and used primarily as a computer screen) in our basement. We don’t have cable or any TV reception, so we can only watch movies on it. Somehow, all this means we’ve never actually watched a Christmas movie. Obviously, Chuck and I have seen plenty, but most of our children haven’t. Therefore, I though this would be perfect combined with hot chocolate and all the fixings.
For the movie I wanted something fun and not to sappy. Something with a plot, but not so complicated that the little ones wouldn’t enjoy it.
We chose Jingle All the Way, which ended up being a great choice. Cute, not too serious, happy ending. The three little boys (Mordecai, Hezekiah and Tucker) were rolling on the floor laughing…
Even Apollo enjoyed the slapstick comedy…and a candy cane. Or two.