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Favorites of 2015

“Raindrops on roses…”  When I see the image below I can’t help but sing the song. I love that movie, and man, can Julie Andrews sing. I digress.

2015 is coming to an end. If I can say one thing about this year, it was the year of great discoveries: from new authors to new musicians. Don’t you love it when you find a hidden gem? You feel like an archaeologist on a quest or a gold miner who has just discovered gold. Here’s a list of my favorite discoveries from 2015: Read more →

“I’m Your Huckleberry”

I love that line. I’m a sucker for a good western. I blame it on my dad. We’d watch John Wayne movies when I was a kid. Tombstone is a personal favorite of mine, and in my humble opinion, Val Kilmer steals the film. Read more →

It’s the Holiday Season

Every time I say that phrase I think of Andy Williams’ song, Happy Holidays. I love that song! His voice, the upbeat tempo, well, all of it. Williams was way before my time, but I’m still a huge fan. I love to hear him sing Christmas tunes… makes me feel warm and fuzzy and ready to celebrate. Playing Williams’ songs are just a small part of my holiday traditions. Another tradition in my household is watching (or rewatching) favorite holiday movies. Read more →

My Picks of the Week

What would life be without the invention of the Kindle, Netflix, and the IPOD? Read more →

This week’s recommendations…

Looking for a good mystery to read? Maybe fantasy is your favorite genre? Or, perhaps you’d rather watch a heartwarming TV show? Whatever the case, I have some recommendations for you. Read more →

Classic Films You Should Watch

Growing up, my mom would subject me to countless viewings of her favorite films. Most of these films included her favorite actress Sandra Dee. I make it sound like punishment don’t I? Like it was pure misery. Really, it wasn’t. It just made things a little awkward when I knew who Sandra Dee was, and no one else my age did. Read more →

Feeling nostalgic for the 80s.

To celebrate the new year, my husband and I decided to stay-in and have an 80s movie marathon. We were feeling a little nostalgic for the past, and we knew that watching these “feel good” movies was the best way to bring in the new year. Read more →