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Chilly nights call for cuddles and Netflix! Chilly nights call for cuddles and Netflix!
It definitely feels like winter now in Vancouver.  This excites me to no end, because somehow cold weather equals Christmas in my mind.  Even... Chilly nights call for cuddles and Netflix!

It definitely feels like winter now in Vancouver.  This excites me to no end, because somehow cold weather equals Christmas in my mind.  Even though we have a month until Santa visits, I love when it’s chilly outside, when there’s an added excuse to drink hot chocolate and when I can layer sweaters.  I also love nights in, all cozy, cuddled under blankets and watching movies.

I have to say that when I do have the chance to watch a movie, I want to watch something that makes me feel good.  I tend to stick with comedies and romantic comedies, and, since having kids, we end up watching a lot of animated movies.  I am perfectly happy with that, because animated movies often make me laugh the hardest.

Netflix is the BEST for choosing a family-friendly movie to watch all together. They are constantly adding titles to their repertoire and there are so many available right now that I have a running list of must-sees.

Madagascar 3 - Netflix stream team

Madagascar 1 and 2 are probably some of my favourite ‘kiddie’ movies.  I laugh, OUT LOUD, every time I see them.  Madagascar 3 was just as funny!  I love the adult humour that is thrown into these movies, so subtly.  Nothing offensive, but jokes that only the ‘big kids’ would understand.  So good!

Mr Poppers Pen - Netflix Stream team

Mr. Popper’s Penguins in on my Netflix bucket list.  I love Jim Carrey’s sense of humour and I can imagine this one being a hit with Portia who loves penguins in general!

VeggieTales Netflix Stream team

Veggie Tales In the House is a Netflix original and this one is also on our list of ‘don’t miss’.  I can’t wait to cue up all these funny films to share some laughs with our girls :)

What’s on your Netflix “don’t miss” list?

I am a part of the Netflix StreamTeam.  We are enjoying a complimentary Netflix subscription in exchange for spreading the good word about all the great Netflix shows, news and updates with you all! 

Jessica Blumel

Nice to meet you! I'm Jessica a.k.a North Shore Mama. This site was born out of my love for my daughters and the desire to share my motherhood journey with fellow moms. I believe we're all in this craziness called 'parenthood' together and North Shore Mama is my way of reaching out to anyone who needs a laugh, a cry or dinner inspiration. Thank you so much for reading!

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