The dishes needed to be done, the bathrooms cleaned... my Christmas shopping isn't finished, let alone gifts wrapped!  I need to write more blogs, I have some emails to return... the laundry is piling up, but I didn't do any of it.

Saturday afternoon I watch Hallmark movies.  Three of them.

I know. It's a problem.  And it's not new!  It's back from last year!  I was addicted then, too.

You know what it is, they're just so darned perfect!  Those characters don't even have laundry!  And I'll bet their bathrooms are never dirty!

The bloggers on the movies don't even write blogs! And no one even uses cell phones, so emails don't ever need to be returned!

Yep, that's what it is.  Those cute little characters named Merry and Jack and Nick and Holly don't have kids screaming and fighting down the hall while they're trying to clean the fish tank when the chicken nuggets in the oven start to smoke!  Nope!  That doesn't happen.

And that's why I'm addicted to Hallmark movies!  That, and also, they're just so damn romantic!  I mean, come on!  Isn't everyone's favorite part of a relationship the chase and the fall!  Well, if you just record a whole bunch of them on your DVR, you can feel the butterflies over and over again, commercial free, all day!  Who needs real romance when you can watch Haylie Duff or Candace Cameron Bure fall in love with the handsome lumberjack for you!?

And, if you're like me, you'll enjoy your sappy love stories most when you're by the fire, wrapped in a blanket, and playing my "Hallmark Movie Drinking Game"!

Merry Christmas!

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