5 Strategies For Watching Live TV Just Like We Did in the '80s!

A while ago my family got rid of cable. I wrote about it on Cut Cable Today if you want all the details, but basically the DVR queue was stressing me out and we never had enough time to watch everything that cable had to offer. Castle andNashville back episodes were breathing down my neck on a daily basis. ...more
I admire you for having the discipline to implement this, Susan! Wow! Holding toilet breaks and ...more

Norman's Madness Intensifies on 'Bates Motel'

In the opening montage of the Season 3 premiere of ‘Bates Motel’, which aired this past Monday on A&E, there is an awesome merge of Norma and Norman’s faces. It happens when Norman is staring into the screen with that creepy, ‘Yes, I am almost a psycho’  look, while we hear his mother say, “I’ll always be with you.” If you blink, you’ll miss it....more

Gydja Names Strongman Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson of Game of Thrones its New Face (2015) {Fragrance News} {Perfume Images & Ads}

Icelandic perfume label Gydja Collection has named strongman and actor Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson of Game of Thrones fame as its new masculine face for their men's fragrance Vatnajökull. Björnsson is "known for his role of Gregor in the Game of Thrones TV series as well as being Europe's Strongest Man, a World's Strongest Man competitor and a four-time winner of Iceland's Strongest Man," according to Fashion Monitor......more

My new t.v. addiction: How To Get Away with Murder

Have you watched the new Shonda Rhimes t.v. series  "How to Get Away withMurder "?I was bored one dark and rainy Seattle night, and decided to give it a try.Rhimes hooked me in the first episode.If you have not watched this program yet, I hope you give it a try soon.Annalise Keating is a powerful defense attorney and law professor who is married to a psychology professor. Actor Viola Davis plays Annalise, and she is astounding in the role. ...more

Loving Hinterland and Netflix

I am admittedly a binge watcher! One of my Christmas gifts last holidays was the box thing for Apple TV and it allows me to "do" Netflix on our television set. Yeh, you do have to pay a monthly fee for Netflix but for me it is worth every penny [it's less than $10]. Like my mother before me, and now my daughters and little granddaughter after me, we simply enjoy TV....more

How to Win the "It's My Turn" Argument

“The object of teaching a child is to enable him to get along without his teacher.”-Elbert Hubbard If you've parented 2 + for more than a minute, you’ve had to referee a few sibling conflicts....more

What I'm Watching

What I'm Watching The summer television season will be ending soon.  And the fall series will begin in a few weeks.  So what have I been watching, and what am I looking forward to?...more


BELIEVING IS HALF OF GETTING THERE…..So much of achieving our dreams is simply believing that we can achieve it…..All things start with an idea….an idea that it is possible to achieve. We don’t act on things we know we cannot create…but we do act on things and beliefs that we can create…..It all starts with a belief…..Without believing that we can create what it is we want we will never know if we can….for it takes belief to push us out there into the world to make things happen…....more

Breaking up with Joan

That would be Joan Rivers. I will admit it to you, because I know you won’t tell anyone. But for the past few years, I have been living on the dark side. That would be the side where Fashion Police is on TV every Friday night. I know it doesn’t make any sense, and you are probably wondering whose blog you’re on right now. I don’t understand it either....more
Great post! I always admired her back in the 70s. What seemed fearless when I was growing up now ...more

Hannibal Lecter is Back...In Perfume Form {Fragrance News} {Celebrity Perfume}

The public image of NBC's series Hannibal will benefit from added glamour and a face lift thanks to an eponymous fragrance said to be in the works with global brand management company Evolution......more