Friday, December 30, 2011

FFF #11: Cinderella

This is a fitting almost-New-Years-Eve movie!
Sleeping Beauty has been my favorite Disney movie pretty much since forever, but I remember watching Cinderella a lot when I was a kid.
I really appreciate Cinderella now, because the animation is just so gorgeous. I love the color palette and Mary Blair's concept art is so beautiful. I love Alice, but I really think Cinderella is my favorite of the 3 movies she had a big impact on.


Have a great night and a Happy New Year! 

Tuesday, December 27, 2011


...Is too funny.
It's also kind of true.

Photo via Pinterest

Sunday, December 25, 2011

It's HERE!!

I can't believe it's really Christmas. This month has gone by so incredibly fast. I have had a fantastic Christmas season thus far, and it's not even over!
I hope you have a happy and safe Holiday!
Eat lots of pie!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Happy 24th Day Of Christmas

Merry Christmas Eve,

Friday, December 23, 2011

Favorite Film Friday #10: Elf/Happy 23rd Day of Christmas!

Oh. My. Word. This movie. Seriously.

I always say that I never know what to say about my favorite movies, but seriously... Does anything have to be said about this movie? I'm watching this movie right now, but I really don't have to because I've seen this movie so many times, I know the whole thing back and forth. Last year, we went to a quote-a-long and it was fantastic. We had a balloon/snowball fight in the theater, we blew bubbles while Zooey + Will sang "Baby It's Cold Outside" and we rang jingle bells every time we saw Reindeer. It was quite magical. They even had a spaghetti with syrup eating contest before the movie started.
If you haven't seen this movie yet, I recommend you going down to your local video rental and watching it. Your life will forever be changed.
Merry Christmas!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Happy 22nd Day of Christmas!

Here's some more Christmas music to get you in the spirit of things!
Christmas Playlist Vol.2 by Madeline Bro on Grooveshark
Happy Christmas,

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Happy 21st Day of Christmas!

Wow! 21 days? I am shocked that there are only 4 days left.. This month has felt incredibly long and short all at the same time. The past few days I've been hanging out with my friends, Larissa and Jess and my sister, Amanda. Expect pictures soon!
Have a good night!

Oh.. Did you think I forgot to share something Christmas-sy? Haha, don't worry, I would never do that. :)

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Happy First Day Of Hanukkah!

We're taking a little break from Christmas today to celebrate Hanukkah!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Happy 19th Day of Christmas!

I don't know about you, but movies are a big part of what makes the Christmas season feel like Christmas. I know that Fridays are movie days, but there are only so many Fridays... They'll probably show up here eventually, but in the meantime and in no particular order...

Madeline's Top 10 Christmas Movies:
1. Mrs. Santa Claus
2. In The Good Old Summertime
3. Elf
4. The Santa Clause
5. The Christmas Gift
6. White Christmas
7. Eloise at Christmastime
8. Christmas in Connecticut
9. Holiday Inn
10. Lady & The Tramp

There are so many more, but those are 10 really good ones.
Merry Christmas!

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Happy 18th Day of Christmas!

On this day in 1892 "The Nutcracker" premiered in the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg.
So on this 18th day of Christmas, enjoy some clips from different productions and such featuring Tchaikovsky's score.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Happy 17th Day Of Christmas!

It's getting close to that time! I've wrapped a few of my gifts, but I still have a lot to buy. Yikes! Here are some cool wrapping ideas.
 Lump of Coal Gift Box
 Yule Log Favor Box
 Paper Stockings 

I think I usually have more fun wrapping pressies than I do buying them!

All via this Pinterest Board

Friday, December 16, 2011

Favorite Film Friday #9: Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer/Happy 16th Day of Christmas!

I've watched this at Christmastime as long as I can remember!
If I could live in stop motion animation Christmas land, I so would.
I always thought someone had accidentally taped over the beginning of the movie with new footage when I was a kid. When I got it on DVD, it all clicked into place :)

I want a girlie Elf costume.

I always liked that Elf with the Buddy Holly glasses.

Check those boy entrancers...

Happy Christmas!

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Happy 14th Day of Christmas!

Here are some fun Christmas-sy DIY's by Martha Stewart!
As I always say, WWMD? ;)
Merry Christmas
 Egg Crate Bells. I used to be obsessed with these! They are so much fun and really simple to make.
 Candy Cane Reindeer
 Paper Christmas Tree
 Pom Pom Snowman
Pinecone Elves

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Monday, December 12, 2011

How Cool Is This?

Gingerbread typewriter! Maybe next year if I have a lot of free time, I can try (and fail) to make one of these. :)

Links go here: Cakeheadlovesevil and Baked Ideas

Happy 12th Day of Christmas!

I love this time of year. I truly do. Why can't it be acceptable to keep fairy lights and tinsel up all year long? The world can be such a magical place... It makes me sad that everybody gets on board to help for a few months of the year. I guess I'm just biased since I like twinkly/glowy things though. There can be magic in the Springtime when sprouts start to peek out in flowerbeds... In the Summertime on the beach collecting shells... And in the Fall when gusts of wind send Autumn leaves flying. I do think it's most magical at Christmastime. I've been working most everyday so far this season, but here are a few pictures I've snapped in my spare time.

Merry Christmas!