The Only Dating Advice You'll Ever Need: Be a Book Worm

I'll state upfront that I am biased. I am an English Lit major. Talk to me about Homer and I will gladly be down for ordering another round (or two). I'm drawn to used book stores like a zombie to fresh brain meat. But read one of my favorite books to understand my beliefs better? I've just handed you my heart on a platter!...more

Time For A Laugh

It's Saturday, the start of the weekend. I just thought I'd mention that, in case you hadn't noticed - it's all part of the service. After all of the news horrors of the past week or so, I think we all deserve a little light relief, so I'm going to share some video clips with you that I hope will bring a smile to your face and brighten your weekend....more

28 New Ideas for Elf on the Shelf + A Free Calendar & Printables

I'm SO excited for the holiday season! Thanksgiving is almost here, but I just couldn't wait to put out my Christmas decorations last night - don't judge. Is it just me, or do stores not sell timeless, quality Thanksgiving decor anymore? I want to decorate for Thanksgiving, but I can't seem to find nice things. I've found table runners that I love, but they're never long enough and I can't sew a custom one on my own. ...more

From Vodka to Eggnog, Here are 5 Cocktails to Make this Holiday Season

 When you're the one making the holidays magical, sometimes it's tough to feel festive. The holiday spirit is actually pretty elusive when it has to compete against to-do lists, shopping and social obligations for your attention. And even when it's time to unwind there are four more things to do that should have been done yesterday. ...more

Under The Mistletoe Collection: Christmas Romance Review

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Letter to A Teacher

Teachers can make or break a student. They have a lot of power. Homeschooling teachers wield even more power over their students, because homeschooling teachers are the parents of their students. It is a deep relationship, one which can go really wrong or infinitely well....more

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THE HUNGER GAMES: Mockingjay - Part 2

Expected to make fans crazy starting tomorrow from director Francis Lawrence and Lionsgate is the conclusion of the series with THE HUNGER GAMES: Mockingjay – Part 2. After Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) was attacked by Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), things are heating up even more in Panem. President Snow (Donald Sutherland) is hatching more plans to stop the rebels from reaching the Capitol. President Coin (Julianne Moore) puts together a special team to reach their target. ...more


With Jenise Jacquin In theatres this week from director/writer Jonathan Levine and Columbia Pictures comes a Christmas tale of friendship with THE NIGHT BEFORE. It is that time of year when friends Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) get together to celebrate the holidays. It is a tradition the three have been following for years with one link holding them together even tighter – the Nutcracka Ball. ...more
This is another racist movie where fat ugly Seth Rogen plays an explicitly Jewish character, ...more

NO ESCAPE Brings Full Action to Bluray!

From Anchor Bay Entertainment, The Weinstein Company and writer/director John Erick Dowdle comes a fast action drama that has NO ESCAPE. Jack Dwyer (Owen Wilson) brings wife Annie (Lake Bell) and daughters Lucy (Sterling Jerins) and Beeze (Claire Geare) to exotic Southeast Asia. Beginning a position with a new company, it is clear the family is going to have to make many adjustments to their lives. ...more