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Name That Christmas Song Quiz (With A Hallmark Movie Twist!)

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Christmas Music Sets The Tone In Hallmark Movies Just hear those sleigh bells ringing, ring-ting-tingling too..... the music plays as the opening credits to another Hallmark Christmas movie cascade across the TV screen.  The music puts us in a holly jolly mood before the first scene unfolds. Sleigh Ride is still playing in your head right now. It's impossible to listen to Christmas jingles and not tap your foot, sing along, or maybe even do a little jig around the house.  Music has the power to make a Grinch's heart grow three times bigger--even with a simple fahoo fores dahoo dores. Hallmark sprinkles the perfect amount of holiday music into every movie, and as we watch, the stress from the day melts away like Frosty in a greenhouse full of poinsettias. Let's Fuse Christmas Music Trivia With Hallmark Movies! Here's a reindeer game every Christmas lover can play, even if you have a red, shiny nose! The Christmas music quiz below contains a unique twist specially craf

How Many Stars Would You Give Hallmark's "Christmas She Wrote?"

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Starring:  Danica McKellar and Dylan Neal Released:  2020 Summary:  A writer has her column canceled before Christmas, so she goes back home to reconnect with her family, but romance blooms after she gets an unexpected visit. Looks like Dylan Neal is getting a kink in his neck at that angle.  Image: Crown Media Kayleigh King Is A Beloved Columnist Do people even read newspapers today?  It seems most of us get our news online from a variety of sources, but our local, daily rag is often forgotten. You may recognize famous columnist names like Dave Barry, Andy Rooney, Erma Bombeck, and Cal Thomas, but the list is far more extensive, so it's odd many successful columnists are relatively obscure to the average reader.  Do you have a favorite column you love to read?  Kaleigh King works for The Globe, and when Tripp Windom cancels her beloved column, Your Best Self , in an effort to salvage his budget, there is a massive outcry from her fans.  The newspaper owner, Mr. Grantham, tasks Tr

Hallmark's "The Christmas Train" DVD GIVEAWAY!!!

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Win "The Christmas Train" DVD! The Christmas Train is a 2017 Hallmark Hall of Fame movie based on the novel by best-selling author, David Baldacci.  It features an all-star cast:  Dermot Mulroney, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, Joan Cusack, and Danny Glover. Kimberly Williams-Paisley & Dermot Mulroney star in The Christmas Train .  Image: Crown Media The story is about a cynical journalist who decides to take a train from Washington, D.C. to Los Angeles for Christmas to get inspiration for a story in honor of his late father.  He gets to know the other passengers and runs into an old flame while aboard. If it's been a while since you've seen it, you can check out the trailer here: David Baldacci is an American author who writes suspense novels and legal thrillers.  To date, he has published 40 books for adult readers and 7 for younger readers.   How Do You Enter the Giveaway? First, you must be a member of our  Facebook group .  If you stumble across this giveaway

Hallmark's "The Christmas Ring" and "A Little Christmas Charm" Are Similar Stories--Which One Do You Like Better?

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Two Hallmark Movies Tell The Same Story In Hallmark circles, it's a given that movies follow repetitive and predictable patterns, but two 2020 Christmas releases go beyond the usual tropes by using the exact same story in two similar ways. In The Christmas Ring , a reporter searches for the love story behind an antique engagement ring.  With the help of the ring's owner's grandson, they learn the legacy his grandparents left behind. Nazneen Contractor & David Alpay star in "The Christmas Ring."  Image: Crown Media Similarly, A Little Christmas Charm is about a jewelry designer who finds a lost charm bracelet and teams up with an investigative reporter to find the owner and return it by Christmas Eve. Brendan Penny & Ashley Greene Khoury pair up in "A Little Christmas Charm."  Image: Crown Media Both movies are about finding the story behind two pieces of jewelry, which requires knitting clues together to solve the mysteries.  Each contains a ma

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