Christmas music playlist

Besides reconnecting with loved ones, the cookies, the gifts and the decorations, I love the music of the Christmas season. I have more than 300 Christmas songs that I flip through each year. Although, I do gravitate to the non-traditional Christmas songs. Meaning old songs, but done by modern artists. Plus original songs.

I must say, “Home for Christmas” by *NSync and “My Kind of Christmas” by Christina Aguilera are the two full Christmas albums I love the most. Blame it on growing up during the whole boy band, teenybopper late-’90s and early 2000s.

My three favorite Christmas songs are “Carol of the Bells,” “O Holy Night” and “All I Want For Christmas.” I have almost 20 different versions of each one. I could probably listen to just a playlist of those songs all Christmas season long. But I try to mix it up. Which is why I bring you this playlist!

Christmas music playlist

“Christmas / Sarajevo 12/24” by Trans-Siberian Orchestra
“O Holy Night” by Kelly Clarkson
“What Christmas Means to Me” by Cee-lo Green
“All I Want For Christmas” by Dave Melillo
“Baby it’s Cold Outside” by Leon Redbone and Zooey Deschanel
“Deck the Halls” by SheDaisy
“Sleigh Ride” by Relient K
“God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen” by Rascal Flatts
“Holly Jolly Christmas” by the Format
“Carol of the Bells” by Pentatonix
“Let’s Be Naughty (And Save Santa the Trip)” by Elliot Yamin
“Last Christmas” by the Glee Cast
“River” by Robert Downey Jr.
“Winter Wonderland” by Jason Mraz
“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” by Christina Aguilera
“Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays” by *NSync
“Happy Christmas (War Is Over)” by Maroon 5
“Silver Bells” by Gavin DeGraw

And I’ve made a YouTube playlist for you:

Hope you enjoy and it gets you in the Christmas mood! If you have any fave Christmas songs, share them with me!

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August Crafting and Cooking playlist

I thought this was the perfect time to post this month’s playlist… mainly because I’m starting to get tired of this playlist and I’m ready to shake it up again. 🙂 You can tell by the songs towards the end of the list cause they’re pretty new.

If you have any music suggestions, please post them in the comments!

1. Gossip – “Heavy Cross”
2. Gym Class Heroes – “The Fighter”
3. Rascal Flatts – “Summer Nights”
4. Flo Rida – “Whistle”
5. John Legend – “Tonight (Best You Ever Had”
6. B.o.B. feat. Lauriana Mae – “Chandelier”
7. The Lumineers – “Ho Hey”
8. Grouplove – “Tongue Tied”
9. Matchbox 20 – “She’s So Mean”
10. Pitbull – “Back in Time”
11. Demi Lovato – “Give Your Heart a Break”
12. David Guetta and Sia – “Wild One Two”
13. Needtobreathe – “Slumber”
14. Karmin – “Hello”
15. Maroon 5 – “One More Night”
16. Mumford & Sons – “I Will Wait”
17. Marina and the Diamonds – “Primadonna”
18. Taylor Swift – “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together”
19. Neon Hitch – “Gold”
20. Sara Bareilles – “Gravity”
21. Maroon 5 – “The Man Who Never Lied”
22. Lady Antebellum – “We Owned the Night”
23. Matchbox 20 – “Push”
24. Walk the Moon – “Anna Sun”
25. Of Monsters and Men – “Little Talks”
26. Walk the Moon – “Tightrope”
27. Ellie Goulding – “Anything Could Happen”
28. The Script feat. will.i.am – “Hall of Fame”

Check out last month’s playlist too.

July Crafting and Cooking playlist

Whenever I’m hard at work on a craft or in my kitchen, I have music playing. I’ll dance around or sing along as I wait for something to dry or a pot to boil.

I tend to have a very eclectic taste in music and I create a new playlist every month. It’s usually songs I’m digging at the moment or I’ve gone back through my catalog and found some oldies that I haven’t listened to in awhile. I always have the playlist on shuffle too. It could be dubstep one minute, pop music the next and country right after that.

I want to share what I listen to each month with you. If you have your own playlist, please feel free to share your picks in the comments! Or write a blog of your own and send me a trackback.

This month, there’s a lot of Haley Reinhart and Grace Potter & the Nocturnals playing for me. I love both their new albums, so you should check them out.

July’s playlist:
1. Skrillex feat. Sirah – “Bangarang”
2. Matchbox Twenty – “She’s So Mean”
3. Pitbull – “Back In Time”
4. Demi Lovato – “Give Your Heart a Break”
5. David Guetta, Nicky Romero & Sia – “Wild One Two”
6. NeedtoBreathe – “Slumber”
7. Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
8. Grace Potter feat. Kenny Chesney – “Stars”
9. The Black Keys – “Gold on the Ceiling”
10. Haley Reinhart – “Undone”
11. Dixie Chicks – “So Hard”
12. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – “Timekeeper”
13. AWOLNATION – “Sail”
14. P!nk – “Blow Me (One Last Kiss)”
15. Haley Reinhart – “Wonderland”
16. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – “The Lion The Beast The Beat”
17. NeedtoBreathe – “White Fences”
18. Dixie Chicks – “So Hard”
19. Haley Reinhart – “Let’s Run Away”
20. Grace Potter and the Nocturnals – “The Divide”
21. Haley Reinhart – “Now That You’re Here”