Movie Review

movie reviews

Here’s a list of some movies I’ve really enjoyed lately. Some I just saw for the first time, others were re-watches. If you’d like to know what the following films are about, just click on the title of the movie to view a trailer. The Kings Speech Dan In Real Life A Good Year Miss…

Six Senses Saturday

~Seeing~ Breakfast at Tiffany’s on the little DVD player in the kitchen We watched while we cooked we sipped pinot… A relaxing Friday evening and a sweet date night   photographs by Melissa Placzek ~Smelling~ This coffee brewing in the French press… Thanks Jana! ~Tasting~ This… ~Chop Salad~ 4 large handfuls fresh spinach, chopped 3…

lazy Sunday afternoon

Yesterday it was too gorgeous to stay inside. So we headed out to the deck armed with some white wine… and decided to grill fish for dinner. We soaked a cedar plank… photographs by Melissa Placzek rubbed wild salmon with olive oil, salt and pepper… and grilled it with lemon wedges using THIS RECIPE as…

foodie films

Would you consider yourself a ‘foodie?’ Are you a veracious reader of cookbooks? Do you read “Food & Wine” or “Bon Appetit” instead of the newspaper? Do you visit more than 5 food blogs daily? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you’re a foodie. I love the movies that burst with amazing…

Date Night at the Movies ~ Amelie & Montmartre Plum Cake

Last night for date night… We watched  one of the most beautiful movies ever made… Amelie. Watch the TRAILER here. The music is wonderful too. (quilt by Maria Denise Davis of Charming Prints Quilt Designs) We munched poporn… sipped La Crema Cab and I made Amelie’s Plum Cake for our dessert.   photographs by Melissa…

Six Senses Saturday

~Seeing~ PINK!!! ~Hearing~ The soundtrack for Into the Wild by the amazing Eddie Vedder here’s a taste BTW…I really didn’t like the end of this movie, but I loved the music. ~Smelling~ The “almostness” of spring in the air… ~Tasting~ Greek yogurt granola walnuts & honey layered in this breakfast parfait… ~Feeling~ like going HERE…

The Egg & I

So I was making quiche and I started thinking about this movie. This is how my brain works. One long stream of consciousness list. Have you ever seen it? The Egg & I? It’s adorable. “This musical comedy, based on a book by Betty McDonald, featured Colbert and MacMurray as newlywed Manhattan-dwellers who move to…

Six Senses Saturday

~Seeing~ This movie… After watching the preview for the new Focus Feature film “Somewhere,” I have a yen to see another Sofia Coppola creation… This beautiful movie is one of my absolute favorites! watch the TRAILER HERE ~Smelling~ This fresh Carrot Cheddar bread I just made! (It’s a recipe for sandwich buns, but can just…

Movie Reviews

Here are four beautiful movies that I have fallen in love with. They all have a romantic premise, amazing actors, gorgeous scenery, and feature historically significant women. ~The Young Victoria~ Starring Emily Blunt and Rupert Friend The love story of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert The movie TRAILER for Young Victoria * ~Bright Star~ starring…