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BONUS EPISODE :: The Christmas Couch, episode 3

BONUS EPISODE :: The Christmas Couch, episode 3

Each week during the holiday season, we’re going to pick our favorite new movies from the weekend before and then make sure you know when they’re playing again in case they aren’t all saved on your DVR. (And some weeks, LIKE THIS ONE, we’ll tell you which movie was definitely not better than the book.) We’re here to guide you through this holiday movie season, one Christmas tree farm and baking contest at a time. Grab your Irish coffee and let’s get started!

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The Ultimate Guide to 2019’s Holiday Specials

The Ultimate Guide to 2019’s Holiday Specials

Here a list of every new holiday special airing on television in 2019, at least as far as I know. Holiday specials, not holiday episodes or movies. And I’m not including dog shows or beauty pageants for no other reason than I didn’t want to. Also, I did include a few classics and it’s quite possible I’ve missed some; feel free to tell me if I have. If I run across other specials, I’ll add them. But for now, for today, here are the specials!

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The Couch Podcast :: Looking Back to 1994 with Jenny Rapson (S2E18)

The Couch Podcast :: Looking Back to 1994 with Jenny Rapson (S2E18)

Not only is 2019 the 25th anniversary of Friends, our loss of Kurt Cobain, and the original (and only good) Lion King, but it’s also the 25th anniversary of my first date with my husband. So 1994 is deeply embedded in my heart and my memory, including all the pop culture that came with it. Luckily, my friend Jenny was also a hormonal, impressionable, and likely melodramatic teen in 94, and she agreed to sit down with me and reminisce.

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BONUS EPISODE :: The Christmas Couch, episode 1

BONUS EPISODE :: The Christmas Couch, episode 1

Welcome to The Christmas Couch, a series of bonus podcast episodes devoted to holiday movies. Each week during the holiday season, Anna Rendell and I are going to share our favorite new movies from the weekend before and then make sure you know when they’re playing again in case they aren’t all saved on your DVR. (And some weeks, LIKE THIS ONE, we’ll tell you which movie should be avoided at all costs.)

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The Couch Podcast :: Halloween in Pop Culture with Amy Clark (S2E17)

The Couch Podcast :: Halloween in Pop Culture with Amy Clark (S2E17)

In this episode my friend Amy and I are talking Halloween in pop culture, starting with our favorite costumes and ending with the scary movies Amy thinks I might be able to handle (despite my tendency to be a great big scaredy cat baby). I have little kids and a low tolerance for spookiness, while she has older kids and loves to be scared. So we have a great mix of Halloween fun in books, movies, and TV shows for you.

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The Couch Podcast :: Hallmark Christmas Movie Preview with Anna Rendell (S2E16)

The Couch Podcast :: Hallmark Christmas Movie Preview with Anna Rendell (S2E16)

It’s that time of year! We are fully into fall now, friends, so it must be time to talk about holiday movies, right?! I know, I know, Christmas is so many weeks away. But take it up with Hallmark! Because the onslaught of holiday movies coming your way starts in just a few days. Once again, Anna Rendell and I are honored to be your guides through this holiday movie season, and we help you get started in this episode by picking the new Hallmark movies we think you might want to watch this year.

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The Couch Podcast :: Treat Yourself with Amber Salhus (S2E15)

The Couch Podcast :: Treat Yourself with Amber Salhus (S2E15)

Today’s episode is all about treating yourself. Or, as Donna and Tom say on Parks and Rec, TREAT YO SELF! But we’re not just talking mimosas or fine leather goods. Nope. My friend Amber and I are talking about the whole gamut of self-care, from good health practices to genuine indulgence. I mean. Within parameters. Nobody here has a money tree or days on end to spare. So each one of us shares ideas for treating yourself with care, from the small things to the really crucial. Also, zebras might be involved.

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Love holiday movies? Me too!

That's why I have a FREE Hooked on Holiday Movies bundle for you! Sign up for a 10-day devotional inspired by holiday movies, a schedule of all 2019 premieres, holiday movie BINGO cards, tips for hosting a movie party, holiday recipes, and a Spotify playlist.

Sweet! Just confirm with the email you just received, and you're all set. Easy peasy.

Love holiday movies? Me too!

That's why I have a FREE Hooked on Holiday Movies bundle for you! Sign up for a 10-day devotional inspired by holiday movies, a schedule of all 2019 premieres, holiday movie BINGO cards, tips for hosting a movie party, holiday recipes, and a Spotify playlist.

Sweet! Just confirm with the email you just received, and you're all set. Easy peasy.

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