Weekend Diversions: Austenbook, Jeff Goldblum Drunk & Eco Kicks

Thought I’d make note of some of the more interesting, though not necessarily relevant-to-anything things I’ve seen on the Internet recently – consider them my contribution to what I’m sure will be your much needed weekend diversions. Your welcome. These first two diversion are compliments of The Very Short List – if you don’t knowContinue reading “Weekend Diversions: Austenbook, Jeff Goldblum Drunk & Eco Kicks”

BTT: A Couple Of My Favorite Couples

This week’s Booking Through Thursday question is: Name a favorite literary couple and tell me why they are a favorite. If you cannot choose just one, that is okay too. Name as many as you like–sometimes narrowing down a list can be extremely difficult and painful. Or maybe that’s just me. Well obviously I haveContinue reading “BTT: A Couple Of My Favorite Couples”

Pride & Prejudice: Cinematic Duke Out

I’ve now watched or attempted to watch 3 versions of Pride and Prejudice in “movie” format – the contenders included: Pride and Prejudice movie (1940) Pride and Prejudice movie (2005) Pride and Prejudice BBC Miniseries (1995) The results of these three movies were varied indeed, so let’s break it down, shall we? The 1940’s PrideContinue reading “Pride & Prejudice: Cinematic Duke Out”

I May Suck At Play Dates, But People GOOGLE Me!

This morning, I packed up MM, loaded the address for our morning’s play date into our GPS, grabbed a healthy snack (yummy pretzel sticks from Trader Joes – the honey whole wheat kind), even GOT DRESSED in normal clothes like normal people, and headed out. I kind of knew where I was going but wasContinue reading “I May Suck At Play Dates, But People GOOGLE Me!”

Pride and Prejudice: The Squealing Continues…

Did I mention I loved it? So much that since, having already read it and being unable to fall in love that way all over again, I decided to see as many of the movies based off of it as possible. I started with the one made in 1940… Did you know it’s just absolutelyContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice: The Squealing Continues…”

Pride and Prejudice: A Review

A few days ago I finished reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen – this month’s pick for the Classics Bookclub @ 5 Minutes for Books. It was my first time reading it, and one of the first classic novels I’ve attempted to read in a long time (I think Gone With the Wind wasContinue reading “Pride and Prejudice: A Review”

Teaser Tuesday: Pride and Prejudice

Teaser Tuesdays asks you to: Grab your current read. Let the book fall open to a random page. Share with us 2 sentences from that page. You also need to share the title of the book that you’re getting your “teaser” from … that way people can have some great book recommendations if they likeContinue reading “Teaser Tuesday: Pride and Prejudice”

What's on Your Nightstand: How Many Obsessions Can One Momma Obsess Over?

Right now I’m reading Alanna: The First Adventure in the Songs of the Lioness series by Tamora Pierce. I first read Trickster’s Choice by Tamora Pierce a few months back, being intrigued by the snazzy cover, but after reading Trickster’s Choice and then Trickster’s Queen and realizing they were definitely not the first books inContinue reading “What's on Your Nightstand: How Many Obsessions Can One Momma Obsess Over?”