What are you doing for Christmas?

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What are you doing for Christmas?

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Family dinner, pizza and Netflix, honoring old family traditions?

I'll start - out with friends Xmas eve, quiet Xmas ( and of course must watch Hans drop) Bad Santa ( a fav holiday movie), open gifts, work on Jane Austin - I needlepoint Lobster Pasta, Caesars - only time of the year I drink them. Talk to a bunch of people on the phone.
Late Christmas dinner ( 26th) with friends
Zero decorating... I'll get a centerpiece as a gift ( they get me the same thing every year) watch, so saying this year they won't
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Family dinner, prime rib roast.
Son is working Christmas Day (Security), so it will be a late dinner.

Talk to distant family on the phone.

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I have 10 days in a row off work.

Die Hard movies marathon.

Thinking about trying snowmobiling at Big White.

Might drive to Vancouver if they open the highway.
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House decorated to the rafters. Kids coming and going as they can. Turkey with all the trimmings, games, opening presents and the laughter will never stop. And dogs - did I mention the puppers - in and out - in and out. Will have one more this year so will be interesting. I'm exhausted before it starts and can't wait. Merry Christmas my Castanet friends!!

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Even Steven wrote: Dec 19th, 2021, 9:25 pm Die Hard movies marathon.
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Christmas movies must include Die Hard
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Get ready for Boxing Day and World Juniors championships.
Oh yes turkey dinner with all trimmings.
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We decided to forego traveling for a variety of reasons, so will probably just stay home with wife and kids, open presents, play board games, and cook some food.
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Fancy wrote: Dec 19th, 2021, 9:27 pm House decorated to the rafters. Kids coming and going as they can. Turkey with all the trimmings, games, opening presents and the laughter will never stop. And dogs - did I mention the puppers - in and out - in and out. Will have one more this year so will be interesting. I'm exhausted before it starts and can't wait. Merry Christmas my Castanet friends!!

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Ha, we all Die Hard fans! But seriously Bad Santa a close second :) The full houses sound fun
Used to go for Xmas brunch - I would organize people who didn't have family here and it was great,, then it started to get too big

One of my traditions is giving gifts to people I barely know, makes them happy
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Fancy wrote: Dec 19th, 2021, 10:31 pm Christmas movies must include Die Hard
And the original B&W Christmas Carol with Alastair Sim.
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I've never seen that one
Can't stand ELF.
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It's a classic - no other actor comes close to Sim as Scrooge. Also have It's A Wonderful Life in B&W - took forever for the store to get the B&W version - no way was I taking the colourized version they had in stock.

Never saw Elf but might watch The Santa Claus with Tim Allen if I'm in the mood.
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National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation, White Christmas and Christmas Chronicles are a few others that seem to be playing in our house a lot. I haven't seen the Bad Mom's Christmas yet - anyone else?
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We stick with classics.
Rankin Bass specials, Alistair Simms' Christmas Carol, It's a wonderful life, Peanuts Christmas, the Grinch

and a few newer ones (relatively speaking), Klaus, the Santa Clause (love Tim Allen), Jim Carey's Grinch, oh - and Scrooged.
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