Book Review: Reluctantly Home

Though the main review contains no spoilers, there will be a section with a trigger warning well-marked below. Imogen Clark’s Reluctantly Home was an emotional roller coaster that pulls you in from the first moment and doesn’t let go. Pip is recovering from a traumatic incident that sends her reeling. To help with her recovery, [...]

Book Review: Better Together

Christine Riccio’s Better Together is a fun and lighthearted romp with serious undertones.  East Coast based Siri is recovering from a back injury, a professional ballerina facing a life without dance. Dance is her go to way to process life, and without it she’s floundering in a sea of anger and isolation. Jamie, a comedian [...]

ChipDrop Review

*This is NOT a sponsored post- I just wanted to share our experience with you!* Over the winter, I stared out the window to our backyard and imagined what I wanted it to look like. I'd seen an ad for ChipDrop, a service that connects arborists with people wanting wood chips. We have quite a [...]

Frozen 2 Review

This is normally a spoiler free zone, and the first half of the review is indeed spoiler free. However, I will analyze and discuss the plot later on with spoilers, but don't worry- there will be plenty of signs before there are spoilers! It was incredibly hard, but I was a good mom and took [...]

Why You Should Watch Netflix’s “No Good Nick”

I'm a member of the OG TGIF generation. Call us Gen X or Millenial or whatever you want, but when it comes down to it we are what we watched, and we watched TGIF. Family Matters, Boy Meets World, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and Sabrina the Teenage Witch shaped our weekend plans. Mr. Feeny taught us how to [...]

Book Review: The Power

The Power is an insightful journey into an alternate reality, a dystopian adventure full of suspense and intrigue. Each character is carefully and artfully crafted, so throughly developed they feel frighteningly real. Each viewpoint offers a fresh perspective, providing an insight into that character and how they fit against a new world order. The plot [...]

Hulu’s Veronica Mars Revival Review

Did you know I'm a total #MARShmallow?! If you're wondering where this is going, it's not a weird cult. Well, only a little. Marshmallows are fans of the hit and cult-classic show Veronica Mars. Originally airing back in 2004, the first there seasons captivated audiences. When the show was axed in 2007, after surviving one [...]

Toy Story 4 Movie Review

Never fear, there are no spoilers here! Pixar's highly anticipated sequel, Toy Story 4, comes to theaters today! When I looked up showtimes last weekend, I discovered there were a few showings at select theaters the night before the release. So naturally I began plotting, set up a babysitter, and the hubs and I had a date [...]

Georgia Aquarium Review

Traveling isn't just about the destination, right? We're supposed to enjoy the journey too, but how do you go about that when two little monkeys in the back seat keep asking the dreaded, "are we there yet?" The key to enjoying the journey while traveling with kids is to plan fun activities into the travel [...]

Aladdin Movie Review

Never fear, there are no spoilers here! 2019 is basically the year of Disney epics. First Dumbo in March (which, confession, I haven't seen yet), Aladdin landed last weekend, and this summer is bringing Toy Story 4 and The Lion King (excuse me while I squeal uncontrollably while jumping up and down), and fall is heralding in Frozen II. So it's kind [...]