Shannon Wilcox is Kelli Williams mother in real life as well.

The house that they used for Holly's parents' house was also used in another Hallmark Channel movie Meet the Santas (2005) for Beth's mother's house.

Filmed in Whittier, CA: Whittwood Mall, Whittier Courthouse Filmed in Los Angeles, CA: Ice Skating Rink at Pershing Square

The second of five (as of 2015) Christmas/Santa Claus themed movies directed by Kevin Connor, beginning with Santa, Jr. (2002), A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004), Farewell Mr. Kringle (2010), Annie Claus Is Coming to Town (2011), and most recently, A Christmas Kiss II (2014).

While visiting her parents at home, a touch football game between Holly's old boyfriend, Ted (Bruce Thomas) and her "pretend" boyfriend, Ryan aka Douglas Firwood (Patrick Muldoon) escalates into a ruckus as both men try to best the other. Patrick Muldoon played football for USC.

The first of five original Christmas-themed films that premiered on The Hallmark Channel in 2004.