As Christmas quickly approaches here are some of my favorite Christmas movies, songs, and traditions to help get you in the holiday spirit!

My favorite Christmas movies

1. White Christmas

2. It's A Wonderful Life

3. Elf

4. Miracle on 34th Street

5. How the Grinch Stole Christmas

6. National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

7. Love Actually

8. The Holiday

9. Home Alone (1 & 2)

10. The Santa Clause (1, 2, & 3)

11. A Christmas Story

12. Babes in Toyland

13. Eloise at Christmastime

14. Santa Paws

15. A Charlie Brown Christmas

16. Deck the Halls

My favorite Christmas songs

1. O Holy Night - Shane & Shane

2. O Come O Come Emmanuel - Shane & Shane

3. Joy To The World - Shane & Shane

4. Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley

5. Silent Night - Elvis Presley

6. Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Ella Fitzgerald

7. All I Want for Christmas Is You - Mariah Carey

8. O Come, All Ye Faithful - Pentatonix

9. Santa Baby - Taylor Swift

10. Mistletoe - Justin Bieber

11. Drummer Boy - Justin Bieber

12. Only Thing I Ever Get for Christmas - Justin Bieber

13. Last Christmas - Wham!

14. Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee

15. White Christmas - Bing Crosby

16. Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms

17. Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry

My Favorite Christmas Traditions

1. Decorating the Christmas Tree

2. Decorating cookies for Santa with my cousins

3. Family Christmas Eve Dinner

4. Midnight Christmas Eve Church Service

5. Watching White Christmas a million times with my family

6. Watching Disney movies on Christmas day after opening presents all morning

7. Strawberries and powdered sugar on Christmas morning

8. Seeing the excitement in my cousin's eyes when they open their presents

Whatever you do during the holiday season I hope you're spending it with your loved ones by your side. Always remember what the Christmas season is truly about and never lose that when celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.

Merry Christmas!!