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Holiday Movie Night Traditions – 5 ways to build family memories during the holidays

5 ways to build family memories during the holidays A Christmas CarolThis post in sponsored by Fox Home Entertainment.

There is nothing more comforting to me than bundling up in blankets and watching a good movie with my family. We love watching movies together and we especially do this more during the holidays. The holidays are an amazing time to build family memories – plan your next movie night by downloading one of your favorite Fox Christmas titles on iTunes now.

BUILDING FAMILY MEMORIES DURING THE HOLIDAYS

  1. Pick out and decorate the tree together.
  2. Create a thankful jar where everyone writes things that they are thankful for during the year. Read them on Christmas.
  3. Make cookies or other holiday treats together to give out to friends and family.
  4. Get together with family as often as possible.
  5. Curl up together and watch your favorite Fox Christmas Movies – we are pretty fond of A Christmas Carol. We even string popcorn for the tree while watching movies.

5 ways to build family memories during the holidays A Christmas Carol A CHRISTMAS CAROL

It is no surprise that Ebeneze Scrooge hates Christmas, people and pretty much everything else. This classic Dickens story, A Christmas Carol is set in the 19th century where Scrooge exploits his employee, Bob Cratchit plus treats his nephew and acquaintances in a not so nice manner as well.

Everything changes on Christmas Eve, when he is visited by the chained ghost of his former partner Jacob Marley. His business partner, who died seven years ago, was even more mean & miserable than Scrooge. Marley tells Scrooge that three spirits will be visiting him that night and warns him to change his ways or face the consequences in the afterlife. Scrooge clearly doesn't yet believe as he dismisses his former partner.

The spirit of Christmas past walks Scrooge through his happy childhood. He sees events in his past life, both happy and sad, that forged his character and made him the person that he is today.

The spirit of Christmas present shows him how the people he knows are celebrating Christmas today. He see the bad situation of Bob's family and how happy his nephew Fred and his fiancée Bessy are.

The spirit of Christmas future shows Scrooge how he will be remembered once he is gone and shows him his fate.

All spirits visit in one night leaving him with the opportunity to change his ways. Scrooge discovers that life is good and redeems himself with those in his life making it a merry Christmas indeed.

5 ways to build family memories during the holidays A Christmas CarolWATCH A CHRISTMAS CAROL TODAY

Download A Christmas Carol on iTunes today and watch it instantly with your family!

Digital HD makes watching your favorite Fox Christmas movies quick and easy. Simply buy A Christmas Carol by visiting iTunes. Then watch on your tablet, smartphone, computer, or internet-connected TV and create memories that will last a lifetime.

JOIN US FOR THE 12 DAYS OF FOX CHRISTMAS MOVIES

  1. Miracle on 34th street (1947 Original)
  2. A Christmas Carol (1984)
  3. Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas
  4. Miracle on 34th Street (1994 Remake)
  5. Black Nativity
  6. Jingle All The Way
  7. The Family Stone
  8. Deck The Halls
  9. The Nutcracker
  10. Home Alone
  11. Die Hard
  12. Mr. Popper’s Penguins

‘Tis the Season to connect with the ones closest to you. Movie nights are a great opportunity to build memories and traditions that everyone will look forward to, year after year. Enjoy one of your favorite #FoxChristmas movies by the light of the tree and the warmth of your loved ones.

 

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  1. Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    I love watching a Christmas Carol. My kids watch the cartoon version because it’s more their speed.

  2. I totalyl forgot about this movie! I loved it when I was a kid so I should show it to my son! We love Home Alone and watch it yearly! I need to check out a few other ones on this list too.

  3. I’ve seen this before and it’s a great movie. It would be nice to see this again.

  4. Julie

    We watch this version of the Christmas Carol every year. This is my absolute favorite and gets me into the Christmas spirit!

  5. Such good selections on the movie list! I am a little surprised to see Die Hard, but hey there has to be something for the grown ups too I suppose!

  6. I love the movie lineup! I definitely want to watch A Christmas Carol again this year. It’s such a classic.

  7. We’ll be watching 12 days of fox Christmas movies. I love old and new traditions with the family and your list is perfect. I’ll have to try your tips.

  8. I couldn’t agree more. I try to introduce my kids to these classics and they are so disinterested! ☺

  9. We love Christmas traditions. We have a lot this time of year. And we all love watching A Christmas Carol together.

  10. I love A Christmas Carol! So much fun. These are all great ideas!

  11. This is great. My daughter and I always watch the Polar Express eventhough she has outgrown that kind of thing we still enjoy it!

  12. I love watching Christmas movies . We watched ‘A Christmas Carol’ on Christmas Eve last year. I would love to watch it again.

  13. Bonnie @wemake7

    I love your post. I love Christmas and decorating the tree together with the family too. What great movies.

  14. Ann Bacciaglia

    We have a few movies we always watch during the holidays. My favorite is A Christmas Carol.

  15. I love family traditions! I was just thinking the other day that I should watch Home Alone with my kids! We always watch Elf and the grinch. Those 2 are our favorites!

  16. This is such a timeless classic! I remember watching this as a kid! It is really such a wonderful story about the spirit of giving and Christmas.

  17. Those are amazing films! I love to watch Harry Potter when I’m in celebratory mood!

  18. I love watching Christmas movies with my daughter, it always gets me excited for the 25th. Love Christmas and everything that comes with it.

  19. I love this time of year and I love cuddling with my family and watching holiday movies. Home Alone is my all time favorite for sure.

  20. I love how Christmas brings family together for special time. We love watching Christmas movies together.

  21. I get homesick every Christmas because I miss our traditions back home. It is so diffrent here. Caroling is one of those many things I miss.

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