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Hallmark's "A Maple Valley Christmas" Is Based on a Book

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A Maple Valley Christmas Plot Summary   A rancher has spent her whole life working the family farm with her mother and sister, but when a man arrives and disrupts her plans, she starts to question what she actually wants. Starring :  Peyton List and Andrew Walker Image:  Hallmark Media The Movie Is Based on a Book A Maple Valley Christmas is based on the 2018 novel by Jerry Todt, but the Hallmark flips the script.  In the book, Erica is the real estate agent tasked with convincing a maple syrup farmer to sell, but after spending time in the small town, she has to decide between love or becoming a partner in her firm. When Hallmark fans love a movie, they always ask Hallmark for a sequel.  It will be interesting to see if Hallmark produces one because Todt released a follow-up novel in 2020 called A Maple Valley Wedding , which is set one year later.  Erica is in love, she's come to faith in Jesus, but then her ex shows up and sends her on a downward spiral. Did you enjoy this m

Take This Movie QUIZ On Hallmark's "Crashing Through the Snow!"

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Starring:    Amy Acker and Warren Christie Released:  2021 Summary:  Maggie and Sam are crashing Christmas.  When he proposes that they team up against his sister's perfect Christmas, neither of them are prepared for the blended family challenges that lie ahead.  Amy Acker and Warren Christie star in Crashing Through the Snow, which premiered during Hallmark's annual Christmas in July 2021 celebration. Image: Crown Media Do Blended Families Like Maggie's Exist? We expect fairytale endings to Hallmark movies, but Crashing Through the Snow is a fairytale from start to finish. Since 50% of marriages end in divorce, then at least half of the people reading this post undoubtedly did a combination laugh-snort when Kate, the one now dating Maggie's ex-husband, invites Maggie to her family's home in Aspen to celebrate Christmas so she doesn't have to be separated from her kids.   Like that would happen!   Hallmark shows us how mature adults can move on from a divorce,

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