Valentine’s Book Crush: Go Weak in the Knees with 10 Swoony Reads

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Presenting 10 swoony, melty, make-you-fizz-like-Prosecco stories, to have and to hold, on this day forward, until you read the last page (but still cherish them forever, til death do you part.) Valentine's Day may not be your cup of heart-feathered cappuccino, but it's a darn good excuse to read. … [Read more...]

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 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...]

This is Us: The 12 Biggest Moments You Forgot from Last Season

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Hello, fellow This is Us fanatics! How excited are WE? Just SIX DAYS and all shall be revealed! Well, not all. Not on the first episode! But lots and lots will be revealed, especially over the course of eighteen gloriously new episodes. By the way, how cool is it that our grueling six-month wait … [Read more...]

12 Lyrical, Literary Baby/Pet Names for a Girl

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Is your bookshelf an untapped gold mine of fabulous baby or pet names? Yes, yes, it is, dear reader! Because I haven't written about baby names in awhile (not since I went all regal and picked a bunch of my favorites inspired by "The Crown"), I thought it was high time to delve into the brightest … [Read more...]