Stranded-Christmas Movies

Hi Ladies!

It’s Wednesday and our last STRANDED of the year!  Can you believe it?  Once a month, Shay and I have been STRANDED on an island (usually a mildy warm island WITH electricity and hopefully some sort of room service) and we’ve shared THREE THINGS we’d bring each month.

Today, we’re talking Christmas Movies and we’re sharing which three we’d be sure to pack.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is by far my favorite.  It would be the first one I throw in my suitcase.  When Tab and I got married I had NO clue that his family was so passionate about the movie.  I’m talking quoting lines all year long to each other, watching it numerous times during the holiday season, and gifting something Cousin Eddie would appreciate.  I’m fairly certain I hadn’t watched the entire movie through before marrying Tab, but rest assured he quickly changed that.  🙂  Now it’s a favorite.

Home Alone

This movie is just goodness.  I have all the heart eyes for the street the McCallisters live on.  Isn’t it just the cutest?  This movie no matter on an island or watching from my couch is sure to put me in the Christmas spirit.

White Christmas

White Christmas has become a fast favorite around our house.  The music and the dancing…even my boys are big fans.  (They’d probably never admit it!)  We just started watching this one a year or two ago.  I’m so glad we did.  We’ve already had a Christmas movie night and this was our movie of choice.

I’d have to say this guy…
will always be my honorable mention.  🙂

What about you?  What are your favorite Christmas movies?  Please join the link-up by grabbing our graphic, linking up to us, and adding your blog to the link-up!

Shay and I have had so much fun getting together once a month we want to continue the fun.  In 2018, we’ll be WORKIN’ IT!  We’d love to hear how you girls WORK IT as well.  Please join us!

 I hope you’ll join us for the first post on January 11th!
Happy Christmas Movie-Watching, Girls!  XOXO

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  1. 12.14.16
    Holly said:

    This was so much fun this year but I have to tell you ladies, I LOVE your idea for next year's link up. Going to be so inspirational to see how other ladies across the country keep it all together. Thanks so much! Looking forward to it 🙂

  2. 12.14.16
    A Gal Named Al said:

    Thanks for hosting! Home Alone was my top pick – you're so right about the house/neighborhood!

  3. 12.14.16
    Leslie said:

    Am I seeing double?! We had two of the same movies AND both had honorable mentions. #twinning

    Also, I'm super excited about this new link up! Can't wait for the first one. 🙂

  4. 12.14.16
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    Is it wrong to say that I feel a sense of pride that your family now watches musicals? I kind of feel responsible for that ;)! Next, you need to watch Seven Brides for Seven Brothers! Seriously! Watch it this weekend!! (And PS: I wouldn't want to be stranded on a deserted island with anyone else…okay, maybe Lori…but you're a close second! 😉 )!

    • 12.14.16
      Megan said:

      Yes!!! Seven brides for seven brothers is like my ultimate favorite musical. We always watched it during thanksgiving growing up! So it's my favorite thanksgiving movie!!! I may have to come visit and do a slumber party so we can watch it together!!!

  5. 12.14.16
    Lisa @ Pork Chop and Possum said:

    I'm a huge fan of the cartoon version of the Grinch, and I also LOVE The Family Stone!

  6. 12.14.16
    Danielle said:

    Elf all the way!! I watch it all throughout the year. Buddy is my bestie & doesn't even know it

  7. 12.14.16
    Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said:

    So I've never seen White Christmas. I blame my parents. Going to have to watch that immediately!

    • 12.14.16
      Paula said:


  8. 12.14.16
    Meagan @ The Clanahan Fam said:

    I've never seen White Christmas. I guess I need to rectify that asap! Ohhh, and I would have to include Love Actually – not family friendly AT ALL but I just love it. And Hugh Grant, let's be honest. Excited for your topics next year! Maybe I need to dust off my old blog. 😉

  9. 12.14.16
    Anonymous said:

    Oh, I'm so glad you included White Christmas! It was on the other night, and I forgot how fun it was!! I need to watch with the kids for sure!

  10. 12.14.16
    Shelly @ The Queen in Between said:

    Love these prompts for 2017!

  11. 12.14.16
    Megan @ Letting In The Light Blog said:

    I just watched White Christmas for the first time last year. Not sure how that happened because it's one of my mom's favorites. Unpopular opinion alert: I don't like the Grinch. He freaks me out. Ha!

  12. 12.14.16
    kelly said:

    Great Christmas movie is, "The Little Drummer Boy".

  13. 12.14.16
    The Scriveners said:

    I think you mean in 2017 workin it!

  14. 12.14.16
    Paula said:

    My top 3! We love the same!

  15. 12.14.16
    Megan said:

    Love White Christmas!! And I never saw national lampoons all the way through until recently!! It's hilarious. Great picks!!!

  16. 12.14.16
    Erika Slaughter said:

    Oops!!! Yes, 2017! Haha! I'm a year ahead!

  17. 12.14.16
    SMD @ lifeaccordingtosteph said:

    Christmas Vacation is on my list!

  18. 12.14.16
    Lindsay's Sweet World said:

    HOME ALONE, YES!!!! And I couldn't live without Love Actually, either. It's my all time favorite movie!

  19. 12.16.16
    Simple Purposeful Living said:

    We named my daughter Vera because I always thought the actress, Vera Ellen, in White Christmas was so beautiful. It's one of my very favorites and my daughter and I enjoyed watching it together yesterday!!!