Winter Book Crush: Cozy Up to 10 Hot Cocoa Reads

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In the words of the late David Cassidy, "C'mon, get cozy!" Well, he said "happy," but in my book its the same thing. It started snowing today. As a Canadian expat, the sight brings me joy. Yes, I hate the icy roads as much as anyone, but winter is the best time for flat-out coziness. I'm … [Read more...]

This is Us Episode 28 RECAP: Randall and Jack Both Let Go

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I can't even... This episode may have me sniffling for the five weeks it takes us to get back to the show. I knew the Randall episode would get under my skin the most, because he's the triplet I most relate to. He's like my Tv brother from another mother--for real! However, allow me to collect … [Read more...]

This is Us Episode 27 RECAP: Kate’s Heartbreak

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Holy Emotional Ambush, Batman! I did not think I would cry much this episode, never mind an entire scrub bucket full when Rebecca showed up at Kate's door and...well, let's not get ahead of ourselves. I'm sure this episode was wrenching for those who have experienced a miscarriage. To all of you, … [Read more...]

This is Us RECAP Episode 26: Has Kevin Hit Rock Bottom?

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Okay, these people are too real to me! I can't shake the feeling that I should go find Kevin and put my arm around him and help the brother to rehab! It was agonizingly real to me to watch Kevin curled up in a ball of pain, fury, grief, and shame, begging for help. Maybe finally people will take … [Read more...]

This is Us Episode 25 RECAP: Will Jack and Rebecca Be Able to Guide Randall Through a Racist World?

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My two favorite components¬†of "This is Us"-- Randall and adoption--were front and center in this week's episode, so I was ALL IN! At first, I thought the judge story was an obvious place to go--a black judge wanting to stop a white family from adopting a black child. But the more I thought about … [Read more...]