"Transparent" on Amazon Is Your Next New Fall TV Binge

After suffering through the last season of The Fosters, ABC Family’s Little House on the Prairie treatment of parenting while gay, I was desperate to watch a queer series about queers and families made for grown ups. In other ...more

5 Best Walking Dead Premiere Moments

Wow is The Walking Dead back! The show racked in 17.3 million viewers on Sunday night. It beat out Sunday Night Football for ratings. Does that register? Walkers totally beat out sports. That is just crazy, plus The Walking Dead is an AMC show and is ...more

Defending Gone Girl's Polarizing Ending

SPOILERS AHEAD. BEWARE. My husband and I pretended to be wild young things last night and went to the late showing of Gone Girl. I've been excited about the movie for a long time, having loved the book, and my husband was game since he's a big fan ...more

Ben Affleck Ruined 'Gone Girl' by Being Himself

Ben Affleck is why we can't have horrible, fiendish things. He's just impossibly Ben Affleck-y, Hollywood handsome on the red carpet with Jennifer Garner, a known humanitarian, a dad who got himself sober—he's ridiculously accomplished but so ...more

'Frozen' Comes to Life in 'Once Upon a Time'

"That's a pretty cool trick that they did with the troll." ...more

Best New Books to Read This Fall

So Pumpkin Spice Latte has become the contemporary North American symbol for autumn, has it? Well, that's all fine and good: I love a good PSL as much as the next person, and fall is the best season of all. But why does the story stop there? After you buy or brew a PSL, fall doesn't stop there. What do you do next, when you have your beloved PSL in hand?  You have three options: rake leaves, find your way out of a corn maze, or read. The first two sound hard and boring after you Instagram one good shot. ...more
hi babe are you at the bookstore? I want every one of these books. thank youuuuuuuuumore

I Can't Trust John Grisham After Hearing Him Defend Pedophiles, Can You?

John Grisham : former attorney, best-selling author, apologist for sex offenders who watch child porn. Grisham recently gave an interview to The Telegraph discussing the U.S. legal system, including what he sees as harsh punishments against men who "got online one night and started surfing around, probably had too much to drink or whatever, and pushed the wrong buttons, went too far and got into child porn." ...more
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5 Best Walking Dead Premiere Moments

Wow is The Walking Dead back! The show racked in 17.3 million viewers on Sunday night. It beat out Sunday Night Football for ratings. Does that register? Walkers totally beat out sports. That is just crazy, plus The Walking Dead is an AMC show and is not even on network TV. TWD just keeps getting bigger and bigger each and every year. Image: AMC ...more
You were so right Erin!!!!!more

Non-Fantasy Books for Game of Thrones Fans

After watching the first season of Game of Thrones, I did some screaming and started reading the series the next day. I'm not one to wait. I'm also not one for fantasy, so I don't know what it was about George R.R. Martin and his world, but it drew me in. Since then, I've made attempts at reading other fantasy series, but nothing seemed to click the way A Song of Ice and Fire did. So, what is there to read once you've devoured all of the books and happen to be in between seasons?...more

Stranger Danger! The Walking Dead Shocking Moments S5E2

Dissecting The Walking Dead “Strangers” Episode. No Comic Book SpoilersEpisode two of the Walking Dead continues the plot of uncertainty. Though we have our Grimes group together with a few new additions, Rosita, Abraham, Eugene, Tara and Bob, it definitely feels like our television family is back again....more

Things That Go Bump in the Night: 10 Books to Read for Halloween

October is one of my favorite months, if that wasn’t abundantly clear in my Fall post. It’s apple and pumpkin picking season, Halloween is on it’s way, and it’s the perfect time to read a scary book. I started out October with Stephen King, perfect, right? But now I want to continue on my scary path so, inspired by Lucy at The Reading Date, I decided to make my own #FullSpookOctober reading list!...more

7 Best Books for Breakups

Maybe you just broke up with someone…or they broke up with you. Maybe you just want to help a friend. No matter what the situation, books are always a tangible way of knowing you’re not truly alone. “We read to know we’re not alone. We read because we are alone. We read and we are not alone.”—The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin1. Department of Speculation by Jenny Offill...more

The Faja or Weight Loss Girdle is Back, but Why?

So the use of the faja has infiltrated popular American culture huh?...more

Have We Become a Botox Nation?

Oscar and Tony award winning actress Frances McDormand has always relied on her immense talent, remaining committed to a Botox-free existence.  At 57, she saw the need to develop her own material since the film industry has no hunger to portray women of a certain age, as if “older” should mean “un...more

Watching Seeds Grow Review

[This is a sponsored post. I received a free copy of the book to review for this post. It has affiliate links – clicking on the link may mean I earn a small commission. The opinions and comments are my own.]...more

Are Your Current Stories Serving You?

For as long as I can remember, I've been telling a story that doesn't serve me.At least not any longer.The story is this: I'm a behind-the-scenes type of gal who gets her kicks from supporting others. In other words, I'm not a leader....more

Best New Books to Read This Fall

So Pumpkin Spice Latte has become the contemporary North American symbol for autumn, has it? Well, that's all fine and good: I love a good PSL as much as the next person, and fall is the best season of all. But why does the story stop there? After you buy or brew a PSL, fall doesn't stop there. What do you do next, when you have your beloved PSL in hand?  You have three options: rake leaves, find your way out of a corn maze, or read. The first two sound hard and boring after you Instagram one good shot. ...more
hi babe are you at the bookstore? I want every one of these books. thank youuuuuuuuumore

My favorite lifestyle must-reads

If you've been around the blog for a while, it's really no secret that our family strives to live a green, whole-food life. I wish I could say that I a, perfectly organically green, but I'm still learning and there are so many places out there to turn to for genuine advice on achieving a healthier life....more