What movies do you like to watch over and over?

stardust movie claire danes

In yesterday's post, I mentioned that Levi has only seen three or four movies. What I forgot to include is that he's watched each of them multiple times. Isn't it funny how little kids are happy to watch the same movie over and over again? There must be something comforting about knowing what's going to happen next. If I'm planning a movie night at home, I don't usually choose something from … READ MORE!

Popcorn trail mix recipe for family movie night

popcorn trail mix recipe

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® Pop Secret and Fox Entertainment, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia  #PopForRio2 http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV When your three year old goes to bed before 8pm, family movie night is usually family movie afternoon -- or afternoons, plural. Feature-length films are not geared for a toddler's short … READ MORE!

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Shop the #nsale: Nordstrom Anniverary Sale beauty exclusives

nordstrom anniversary sale beauty exclusives

It's been a rough week. We spent five hours on Tuesday in the pediatric emergency room, ten hours on Wednesday in the airport trying to return home, and the wee hours of the morning on Thursday packing for another flight. I desperately need a pick-me-up, and I'm hoping that some retail therapy will do the trick. In a stroke of good timing, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (arguably the best … READ MORE!

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Because I’m tacky

Here's a little something to make your Tuesday extra happy -- "Tacky," the "Weird Al" Yankovich parody version of Pharrell's feel-good smash hit. With the help of celebrity lip-syncers, Weird Al sings about all the ways one can be tacky in today's modern age. Two of the funniest lines: "Got my new resume, it's printed in Comic Sans" and "Live-tweet a funeral, take selfies with the deceased." … READ MORE!

Emmy nominations 2014 + link roundup

orange is the new black

The 2014 Emmy nominations were just announced, and as an ardent TV fan, I have a few issues with this year's line-up. Take the comedy series category, for example. Are The Big Bang Theory and Orange is the New Black really competing against each another? The former is a conventional sitcom with a laugh track, while the latter is a character-driven dramedy. There's no comparison! And why … READ MORE!