Holiday

“My Dad Loves to Toot,” an actual book given to Matt & Ramona Host Matt Harris for Christmas. He was given the gift by his daughters along with a whoopie cushion. Matt claims he “does not love to toot” suggesting that Matt’s daughters recognize his sense of humor. An actual quote from the book: “Some […]

Although the massive winter storm that’s wreaked havoc on the U.S. has caused the cancellations of more than 11,000 flights, one scheduled journey on Christmas Eve is expected to occur as planned. Santa Claus is planning to embark on his worldwide trek on Christmas Eve despite the Bomb Cyclone, according to the North American Aerospace […]

Many people are looking for classic Christmas films this week. Snuggling up with a cup of hot cocoa while watching a holiday movie is a cozy way to pass the time, and streaming services have made it easy to watch your favorite Christmas movies. ‘The Grinch’ is available on Peacock, HBO Max, and FXNow. Disney+ […]

A survey of 2,000 Americans asked about their top gifting traditions. TOP 10 GIFTING TRADITIONS 1. Opening one present on Christmas Eve                                                               45% 2. […]

Awww..Memories! What was the top holiday toy from the year you were born? How much did it cost? Here are a few years… 1920 Raggedy Anne doll, 1930 Mickey Mouse doll 1940 Red Ryder BB Gun 1950 Magic 8 Ball 1960 Etch A Sketch 1970 Nerf Ball 1980 Rubik’s Cube 1985 Teddy Ruxpin 1990 Teenage […]

When did you hang your Christmas lights? 4,000 people were asked when they usually do it, and when people SHOULD start decorating.  This past weekend was a popular answer for both. 23% said they normally put them up in the first week of December.  And most people agree it’s appropriate once December hits.  Only 15% […]

‘Tis the season for bright lights, holiday decor – and sky-high electric bills. So how much is that holiday light display costing you this month? It comes down to which type of lights you use – LED or incandescent. Assuming the lights are on for six hours a day over 30 days, a string of […]

In this episode of the Matt and Ramona Off Air Podcast, we discuss Ramona’s “real dad’s” experience in the Belmont parade. Ramona calls Charlotte WCNC TV personality, Larry Sprinkle, her “real dad”. The car Larry was riding in during the Belmont Christmas parade burst into flames. He and the driver are okay. Listen to how […]

80’s kids, it’s time to be nostalgic.  Christmas isn’t the same as it was when we were kids, and Buzzfeed has compiled a list of things we haven’t thought about since back in the day. For example, when Disney’s “Mickey’s Christmas Carol” kept us all scared yet entertained.  Or circling all the goodies you wanted […]

A new survey measured the time spent behind the scenes, and found that, on average, people spend 34 HOURS of their lives untangling holiday lights