Movie Review

Six Senses Saturday

~Hearing~ This gorgeous soundtrack from the beautiful movie Love in the Time of Cholera Love Hildebranda’s and this… Valentine playlist ~Seeing~ This romantic handkerchief coverlet ~Tasting~ Sweet & Salties Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Line cookie sheet with heavy-duty foil. Grease foil. Cover tray with Saltine crackers… Mix 1 cup butter and 1 cup…

Six Senses Saturday

Back by popular demand! hee hee…Six Senses Saturday… ~Seeing~ The Darjeeling Limited watch the trailer HERE Have you ever seen this movie? It’s one of my favorite “visually stunning” flicks. I like the really pretty, armchair travel, colorful movies this time of year when the sun refuses to show her face and when the landscape…

Art’s Many Forms

Art is a funny subject. I love talking to people who insist they don’t have a creative bone in their body. After awhile they will reveal something amazing about themselves like their ability to cook a gourmet meal, their beautiful poetry, their family’s history archived in a scrapbook where they spent hours pouring over the…

2 Great Movies That You May Have Missed

Lars and the Real Girl “Lars and the Real Girl is a sweet, slightly off-centre comedy following timid Lars Lindstrom (Ryan Gosling), a lovable introvert living in a garage apartment next to his older brother, Gus (Paul Schneider), and sister-in-law Karen (Emily Mortimer).  Lars is sleep-walking through life until a new friend comes to visit. …

Boeuf Bourguignon

“Cooking is not a particularly difficult art, and the more you cook and learn about cooking, the more sense it makes. But like any art it requires practice and experience. The most important ingredient you can bring to it is love of cooking for it’s own sake.” ~Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle and Simone Beck Hello…

Movie and Music Review~Ondine

I added the movie “Ondine” to my Netflix queue a couple weeks ago and finally got around to watching it last night.  In this film fantasy, reality, and folklore meld with picturesque scenery and some of the most gorgeous music I’ve ever heard. I can’t wait to buy a copy. Watch the trailer here. Listen…

Two Beautiful Movies

Sometimes I have a difficult time reviewing movies that I really love. I get carried away and end up saying too much, and I really don’t like it when someone wrecks a movie for me before I ever see it. Soooo…..I’ll just post the trailers this time. 😉 Trailer: I Am Love starring Tilda Swinton…

Staycation-Day 3

Today we went to see… Gracie has been a long time fan of the animated series, Avatar, and was so excited to see Shyamalan’s version of one of her favorite shows. It was very entertaining. I’m glad we went to see it on the big screen. I must admit, I had a difficult time thinking…

Staycation

Staycation started today at 5:00 when the hubby was done with work. 10 Days to go!  To start the staycation off right we went to see Eclipse! FANTASTIC!!! Whoo Hoo Team Edward 😉 It was so amazing. I love how these movies are staying so true to the characters and the books. Beautifully done. Now…

An Evening Out With Jeff and Grace

So far it’s been a great weekend. My older daughter, Andrea is out of town this weekend so Jeff and I took Gracie on ‘date night’ with us. We started out at the new and improved Red Wing Cinema 8 to catch a matinee of The Karate Kid starring Jayden Smith and Jackie Chan. I…