Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Kicking off #ChristmasinJuly

As I'm typing this, I'm watching The Christmas Ornament on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries. This is one of my favorites.

Newly widowed Kathy (Kellie Martin) plans to skip out on decking the halls and trimming the tree this Christmas, trying to avoid anything that will bring back memories of her late husband. The only Christmas tradition she will observe is baking cookies for her friends, a passion since she was a child. When Kathy meets handsome Christmas tree shop owner Tim (Cameron Mathison), their undeniable chemistry - along with an ornament Tim gives her that symbolizes hope - helps Kathy open up to the joys of the season again. With the support of her best friend Jenna (Jewel Staite), and the budding relationship with Tim, Kathy begins to embrace the hopeful message of the ornament.

Although Kathy wants to take a chance on Tim, she struggles to find the balance between preserving the memory of her husband and moving on with her own future. Is the Christmas ornament a sign that she can have a hopeful future?

I love this one because it's a great story about someone finding Christmas again, and the main character loves to bake at Christmas time (something I also enjoy). 

Have you seen this one?

The sign-up post for the Christmas in July Readathon, July 12 - 15, is live! Find out all the details, and sign-up, here.

What do you do to celebrate during Christmas in July?

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