This is Us inspired post on home fire safety

This post contains affiliate links which are click-through images and in-text links. Fire safety in the home is incredibly important. And when you become parents, it’s no longer about just you, there are innocent parties you need to make plans for, your children. The NBC hit show This is Us made my husband and I […]

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Spring 2013 films

Here are some films I am looking forward to seeing when they open. To the Wonder, directed by Terrence Malick looks like the kind of film I would have an emotional reaction to – have you heard of it? It opens April 12. Mood Indigo, directed by Michel Gondry. Anything French I normally see, and […]

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Downton Abbey Series 3 finale

Well, those of us in the United States (who hadn’t already purchased the DVDs as M and I had) finally saw the Series 3 finale last week. So, if you don’t want to know more about how it ends, stop reading now! PBS recently posted this lovely “Mary & Matthew” love story video which was […]

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It has been one of those days…

…When I am talking about a personal matter with my office door closed and someone clearly was eavesdropping and tries to give input when we are walking out of my office to go to lunch… …When I post something funny on my Facebook and then someone leaves a passive-aggressive comment that we could have done […]

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Red 2 Trailer

I cannot wait to see this movie – RED 2 – when it comes out in theaters! It will be released the weekend of my birthday, and I am a huge fan of Mary-Louise Parker (since Fried Green Tomatoes, really, but she was fantastic on The West Wing, too). I love action flicks and it […]

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HIMYM: Robin Sparkles

Okay, so I recently decided that you all are going to need to embrace my occasional weirdness. The weirdness might be my fixation on certain TV shows – like “How I Met Your Mother” – or might be something that demonstrates my strange sense of humor, like Shasta Anne and my love for Narwhals. Just […]

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Newest Downton Abbey trailer

Have you all seen this most recent Downton Abbey trailer? It just was released on Wednesday! I am so excited (can I really wait until January? Ugh.) Downton Abbey Official Series 3 Trailer: The Roaring Twenties Could Matthew be any more gorgeous? Sigh…

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MTV’s House of Style returning

Did you all hear the news from last week? That MTV’s House of Style is returning?!! While I poured over my mother’s fashion magazines and look books as a kid, another big source of inspiration and favorite show to watch was House of Style. The Spice Girls (well, Sporty, Baby, and Posh “my name’s Victoria”) […]

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Awesome new brand: XO(eco) by Blue Avocado

(Photo: Courtesy of PRNewsFoto/Unifi, Inc.) Everyone knows I am a big fan of Lauren Conrad, and it has been wonderful to see her different projects emerge since The Hills ended. She has once again impressed me, an Environmental Policy major no less, with her most recent project – XO(eco) by Blue Avocado. As written by […]

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The Great Gatsby trailer

Finally, after a very long wait, Baz Luhrmann released The Great Gatsby trailer last night: Who else is excited about another stunning film production from Bazmark Films? I know he often is criticized for how he kicks established stories (see Romeo + Juliet) up a notch, but I have always loved his sets, his costuming […]

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