It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas (once I watch these three TV shows)

Every year there is a selection of Christmas television shows that I have to watch before it really feels like Christmas. Rankin/Bass‘ Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, the genius of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas and, of course, A Charlie Brown Christmas. Here’s clip that sums up the struggle we’re still dealing with:

What about you? What are some Christmas traditions that you have to take part in before you feel Christmas-y?