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movies i can’t stop thinking about

Over time I’ve become less adventurous with my movie choices. Usually what I really crave is to just sit down on the couch and watch something familiar, that will make me laugh – or at least feel good. When I’ve been in the mood to branch out, though, I’ve found some really great movies. Theoretically,… Continue reading movies i can’t stop thinking about

france · things about art

sunset in the tuileries

If you’ve ever seen a sunset in Paris, then you understand why Monet devoted his entire life to painting the light in this marvelous city. The way that light reflects from the sea-foam green Seine river to the cream-colored buildings, the way it bounces off pebble paths onto marble statues, is simply dreamy. Standing on… Continue reading sunset in the tuileries

holiday things · things about art

Name that Christmas Movie

These are some of my favorite quotes. Can you guess what Christmas movie each is from? Note: The links have the answers! Don’t click on them unless you’ve already made your guess. 😉 “I’m an idiot.” “You’re an idiot!” “Ain’t much better in here, kid!” “I’ll give ’em a whirl.” “THE FIRST GIFT OF CHRISTMAS!”… Continue reading Name that Christmas Movie

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30+ Best Movies to Watch with the Family

I saw this post by Cup of Jo that recommended movies to watch with your family. The main criteria she gave were avoiding sex scenes and swearing – basically, anything that you would be uncomfortable watching with your parents (or grandparents!). However, I thought the list fell short of meeting those very two objectives! (See:… Continue reading 30+ Best Movies to Watch with the Family

holiday things · things about art

A Comprehensive Christmas Movie List

Here’s a selection of Christmas movies for you to choose from this holiday season. This should be enough to last you through the next two weeks. 😉 (Wait, is Christmas in less than two weeks??!) The Classics: Home Alone Hands down the best Home Alone 2: Lost in New York We always count how many… Continue reading A Comprehensive Christmas Movie List