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Anna and Mary are best friends here to make your life easier and your season brighter. It’s our absolute joy to guide you through the holiday movie season, with podcasts, live chats, giveaways, and more! And don’t forget the FREE Hooked on Holiday Movies bundle—a printable schedule of movie premieres, our picks for must-watches, BINGO cards and trivia questions and recipes, and so much more!

‘Tis the season to BUNDLE UP!


From a printable schedule of all this year’s new holiday movies to BINGO cards, a word search, festive recipes, and tips for hosting a movie-watching party, this bundle is everything you need to make this holiday movie season your best ever!


  • Printable schedule of nearly 100 new 2023 holiday movie premieres
  • Guides to the best holiday movies about royals, music, weddings, and more
  • Tips for hosting a movie-watching party
  • Four holiday movie BINGO cards, plus a holiday movie word search
  • Conversation prompts and trivia questions (and answers!)
  • Planner stickers (printable on Avery 5160 labels)

Get Your Hooked on Holiday Movies merch!

Wanna make sure everyone knows just how much you love your holiday movies? Get one of the adorable Hooked on Holiday Movies shirts, mugs, stickers, or other merchandise now on sale in our shop! Choose from:

  • Ultra-soft t-shirts
  • Sweatshirts
  • Hoodies
  • Baseball tees
  • Kids’ shirts
  • Mugs
  • Stickers
  • Phone cases
  • Tote bags
  • and more!


The Couch Podcast #168: The 23 New Holiday Movies to Watch in 2023

The Couch Podcast #168: The 23 New Holiday Movies to Watch in 2023

As always, my best friend (and best friend of the show) Anna Rendell and I are here to guide you through this hectic but holly-jolly season. We’ve waded through all the new holiday movies (nearly 100 of them, which is thankfully and bizarrely a much smaller number than recent years) to create for you a list of 23 holiday movies to watch in 2023.

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The Couch Podcast #139: The 2022 Preview of Lifetime & UPTV Holiday Movies (with Dara Alston)

The Couch Podcast #139: The 2022 Preview of Lifetime & UPTV Holiday Movies (with Dara Alston)

To help us prepare ourselves for the coming avalanche of holiday movies, Dara Alston of the Dear Hallmark podcast is here with me to preview this year’s new holiday movies from UPtv and Lifetime. Dara is a writer and podcaster and, just like all the best people are, a self-proclaimed cornball and devoted fan of made for TV movies. So that means yes, though we met for the first time in this episode, we did have a whole lot to talk about.

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Fake Snow & Real Faith

by Anna Rendell & Mary Carver

Love holiday movies? Love Jesus? This is the devotional for you! Mary and Anna take ten topics commonly found in holiday movies (think snowball fights, meddling angels, and holiday baking) and pair them up with a personal story and lesson from Scripture. This devotional is a light and inspiring read, perfect for a quick break from the hustle and bustle of an over-full holiday season. Here’s to fake snow and real faith!

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