Daily Prompts

Use these prompts for ideas for celebrating every single day as if it were Christmas. Here you will find daily treats and kindnesses for yourself and for you to give to others.

Christmas in Connecticut (1945)

To wrap up Christmas movie week, I recommend Christmas in Connecticut, the 1945 Christmas film starring Barbara Stanwyck. It's a delightful comedy with lots of Christmas images and descriptions. Barbara Stanwyck stars as a New York single lady who writes a newspaper...

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It Happened on Fifth Avenue (1947)

Today's Christmas movie is It Happened on Fifth Avenue. It came out in 1947 and takes place in the present day (meaning, also 1947). I wasn't familiar with this movie and at first I thought I'd made a mistake and that it was not a Christmas movie. The film is 2 hours...

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We’re No Angels (1955)

I'm so happy I chose We're No Angels (1955 version) for the next movie for Christmas week. I rented this one on Amazon Prime Video and I liked it so much that I purchased it afterward. This movie stars Humphrey Bogart and is laugh out loud funny! All of the actors do...

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A Christmas Wish, aka The Great Rupert (1950 film)

I just finished watching the 1950 film A Christmas Wish, which is retitled from its original title, The Great Rupert. This is one of the sweetest, happiest movies I have ever seen. Of course, all stories need conflict, but the drama or conflict in this plot is not the...

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Babes In Toyland (2 versions)

Continuing Christmas movie week, I'm now going to present to you 2 films that turned out NOT to be Christmas movies at all, much to my disappointment. But I have now spent time watching 2 movies and so I must tell you about them because I have run out of time to find...

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The Lemon Drop Kid (1951)

For today's Christmas movie, I watched Bob Hope in The Lemon Drop Kid. This is the movie from 1951. There is an older movie with the same title, but that one is not set at Christmas. I specifically wanted to watch this one because the song Silver Bells was written for...

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One Special Night (1999 TV movie)

I am getting really bummed about staying home. And so I have declared it to be Christmas movie week. Every day I will recommend a Christmas movie that maybe isn't in your usual rotation. Today's film is a TV movie from 1999 called One Special Night, starring Julie...

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Cool Ties

Today we’re going to create some magic for other people. We are going to make some Cool-Ties to relieve summer heat. You can make a bunch of these to keep on hand as gifts, give to the homeless or homeless shelters, or send to Operation Gratitude to donate to U.S....

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Cranberry Fluff

Pull out some of your frozen cranberries and make a cranberry fluff “salad”. This is similar to a Watergate salad (pistachio fluff) but uses cranberries instead of pistachio pudding. If you have used up all your frozen cranberries, then by all means just make the...

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