Wednesday, November 30, 2011

~Christmas TV Movie List

Happy Holidays to everyone! This is one of my favorite times of the year & I love Christmas movies. Here is a list of some of the tons of movies coming to a tv close to you. These times are set up as MST so you might have to check out the times in your area. Also, I had to pull these from a few sites so check ahead of time for the right times. I also included a few links to of lists to help fill in the blanks. :)

Dec. 1
7:00 pm
Santa Claus, Town

The voice of Fred Astaire. Animated.

A mailman (the voice of Fred Astaire) explains why Santa has whiskers, lives at the North Pole and brings presents once a year. Animated.

62 ABC
Mickey's Christmas Carol

A re-telling of the classic Dickens tale with Disney's classic characters. Animated.

62 ABC
Winnie the Pooh

North Pole trek. Animated.

Fearing that Santa may not get it in time, Pooh carries his friends' wish list to the North Pole. Animated.

9:00 PM
Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas (ABC Family)

Sat. Dec. 3
It's Wonderful Life

Ruined by a miser on Christmas Eve, a suicidal family man sees life anew thanks to his guardian angel.

A Christmas Proposal

Two opposing lawyers -- one-time sweethearts -- battle over the development of a ski resort.

Save Christmas

A pit bull spreads Christmas cheer.

Santa's pit bull, Hercules, challenges a mischievous young orphan to help spread Christmas spirit to a troubled soul.

130 HALL
Farewell Mr. Kringle

A widowed writer for a magazine travels to the town of Mistletoe to meet a Santa Claus impersonator.

A Princess for Christmas (Hallmark)

Nothing Like The Holidays

Secret revelations, major life-changes and inevitable bickering mark a Chicago family's Christmas reunion.

Sun. Dec. 4
Undercover Christmas
Assigned to protect a waitress, a workaholic FBI agent brings her to his parents' home for the holidays.

130 HALL
November Christmas

A community works together to help a couple bring an early Christmas to their sick 8-year-old daughter.

Dear Santa

Crystal, a rich party girl, finds a little girl's letter to Santa asking for a new mother, and she vows to win over the father and daughter before the holidays.

131 LMN
Christmas Angel

A woman assists a man who secretly helps others during the holidays.

Dec. 5th
7:00 pm
Charlie Brown Xmas

Meaning of Christmas.

The award-winning ``Peanuts'' special returns with Charlie Brown and Linus searching for the meaning of Christmas.

62 ABCFamily
Rudolph's Shiny Year

New Year Baby in fog.

Rudolph the reindeer comes to the rescue when an evil bird kidnaps the New Year baby. Voices of Red Skelton, Frank Gorshin, Morey Amsterdam.

130 HALL
The Santa Clause

An adman takes over for the bearded, big-bellied fellow after a rooftop mishap on Christmas Eve.

Prep & Landing

Recovering classified technology.

Lanny and Wayne race to recover classified North Pole technology that falls into the hands of a naughty kid.

Rudolph/Misfit Toys

The famous reindeer and his friends must save Christmas when the evil Toy Taker steals all of Santa's toys.

71 TCM
A Christmas Carol

Dickens' London miser Ebenezer Scrooge meets the ghosts of Christmases past, present and yet to come.

131 LMN
Boyfriend for Christmas

A strangely familiar man may be the answer to a 33-year-old woman's long-ago holiday wish for true love.

Dec. 6
7:00 pm
Bublé Christmas

The singer/songwriter performs songs from his latest holiday album; comedy sketches; features appearances by Justin Bieber, Kellie Pickler, Thalia, Oscar the Grouch, The Puppini Sisters, Naturally 7, Tracy Morgan and Ed Helms.

Tue, Dec 06
TV-G |30 mins.
'Twas the Night Before Christmas

Joel Grey narrates an animated version of ``A Visit From St. Nicholas.''
71 TCM
A Christmas Story

In the 1940s, little Ralphie tries to convince his parents to get him a Red Ryder range-model BB gun for Christmas. Narrated by Jean Shepherd.

130 HALL
A Carol Christmas

An egomaniacal talk-show host has a chance to change.

The Polar Express

The conductor of a train to the North Pole guides a boy who questions the existence of Santa Claus. Animated. Based on a book by Chris Van Allsburg.

131 LMN
The Family Holiday

To claim an inheritance, a con man must prove he can settle down and raise a family.

130 HALL
Night Before...

A family must save Christmas when Santa Claus lands on the roof and loses his magic bundle.

Dec. 7
Santa Claus is Coming to Town

Jack Frost
The winter sprite falls in love and yearns to become human in this musical tale featuring the voices of Buddy Hackett, Robert Morse, Larry Storch and Dave Garroway. Songs by Maury Laws and Jules Bass.

9:00 PM
National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation (ABC Family)

10:00 pm
Comfort and Joy

Dec 8
7:00 PM
The Christmas Choir

A run-in with a homeless man inspires a recently dumped workaholic (Jason Gedrick) to organize a choir at a local shelter with help from a nun (Rhea Perlman). Tyrone Benskin, Marianne Farley, Cindy Sampson.


7:00 PM
Frosty the Snowman (CBS)

7:30 PM
Frosty Returns (CBS)

8:00 pm
Yes, Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

8:30 PM
Cranberry Christmas

Elf on a Shelf

Dec. 10

9:00 PM
The Flight Before Christmas (CBS)

Dec. 12

8:00 PM
I Want a Dog for Christmas, Charlie Brown (ABC)


8:00 PM
Christmas in Washington (TNT)

Dec. 17

9:00 PM
The Story of Santa Claus (CBS)

Dec. 20

9:00 PM
Saturday Night Live Presents: A Very Gilly Christmas (NBC)

Dec. 23

8:00 PM
Olive, the Other Reindeer (CW)

9:00 PM
Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer (CW)

Dec. 24

9:00 PM
It's a Wonderful Life (NBC)
A Christmas Story (marathon) (TBS)

Dec. 25

12:00 PM
Disney Christmas Parade (ABC)

Dec. 31

8:00 PM
New Year's Rockin' Eve: 40th Anniversary Party (ABC)

10:00 PM
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve (ABC)
New Year's Eve with Carson Daly (NBC)

Saturday, November 19, 2011

~Miss Piggy Quote

"How far should a girl go on the first date? Tucson. However, if you live in Texas, you can probably go a bit farther."

~Miss Piggy

~The Muppet Movie...Week-End

Happy Week-end to everyone out there in honor of the new up in coming movie , I thought I would take you back to the beginning. I was lucky enough as a kid to see this movie on a field trip for school. The Muppets will forever hold a place near and dear to my heart......

Tis the season for "Miss Piggy's Pink Peppermint Cake"

1 cup cake flour (sifted)
112 cups sugar (divided)
12 large egg whites
1 tsp cream of tartar
14 tsp salt
112 tsps vanilla extract

112 tsps fresh lemon juice
12 tsp almond extract
14 tsp food coloring (red)
12 cup peppermint (crushed hard, candy)
1 Preheat oven to 325ºF.
2 To make cake, lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife. Combine flour and 3/4 cup sugar, stirring with a whisk.
3 Place egg whites in a large bowl; beat with a mixer at high speed until foamy. Add cream of tartar and salt; beat until soft peaks form.
4 Add 3/4 cup sugar, 2 tablespoons at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Beat in vanilla, juice, almond extract, and red food coloring.
5 Sift 1/4 cup flour mixture over egg white mixture; fold in and then repeat with remaining flour mixture, 1/4 cup at a time. Fold in crushed peppermint .
6 Spoon the batter into an ungreased 10-inch tube pan, spreading evenly. Break air pockets by cutting through the batter with a knife. Bake at 325°F for 55 minutes or until cake springs back when lightly touched.
7 Invert pan; cool completely. Loosen cake from sides of pan using a thin metal spatula. Invert the cake onto a plate.
8 Serve and enjoy!

Sunday, November 13, 2011

~Patti Stanger Quote

"Superficial fades dumb is forever ."

~Patti Stanger