First Step to Wedding Planning: Breathe

First Step to Wedding Planning: Breathe

If you just got engaged and are feeling overwhelmed, this is the 3 part guide for you. I got engaged in 2013 and married in 2014. It’s a crazy process with too many options, too many possibilities, and too many expenses. This is a practical guide to give you advice based the the mistakes and lessons I learned while planning my wedding. I will say that the single most important aspect of planning a wedding is knowing what you do…

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A Cure For Wellness

A Cure For Wellness

This post contains mild plot point spoilers but honestly you shouldn’t waste your time seeing the movie anyway. Just read my post and you’ll be all set.   A Cure For Wellness is one of the biggest letdowns in some time. Similar to Crimson Peak a few years ago, it had a beautifully haunting trailer that drew me in and made me want to see a “scary movie,” a genre I tend to avoid. I’m a scaredy cat who will have…

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Snakes on a Plane – The Best Film Experience of My Life

Snakes on a Plane – The Best Film Experience of My Life

It seems as if people don’t make going to a movie in a theater as much of an event as it used to be. People have big screen TVs and streaming services to recreate the visuals of a theater in their own home. And why go to the movies when people are just going to talk and be rude on their phones the whole time, am I right? Well, this is the story of a time when a movie-going experience…

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Stranger Things

Stranger Things

Stranger Things is the perfect show for someone who can’t handle genuine horror films but loves coming of age films, sci-fi, and Stephen King type scares. People are calling this Netflix show an homage to Spielberg films and King stories. I couldn’t ask for more. Spielberg films have a special place in my heart and film-adaptations of King’s books are the only scary movies I legitimately enjoy watching. Everyone knows Spielberg is great with kids (just watch Jurassic Park and try and figure out…

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Death, Grief, and Pop Culture

Death, Grief, and Pop Culture

Today marks the one-year anniversary of my dad’s death. I thought I’d have at least another 20 years to prepare for the death of a parent but instead my loss, and the loss for my entire family, came suddenly and unexpectedly. The most important lesson I’ve learned in the past year is that everyone handles the grieving process differently and its impossible to get everyone to say and do what you need in order to feel emotionally supported. For some people,…

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Fall TV: 8 New Shows Worth Watching

Fall TV: 8 New Shows Worth Watching

Originally, I was going to write a review of all the new fall shows. Then I thought, “No one wants to read about that many shows.” So instead, I’ve weeded through the new fall TV for you, narrowed it down to only the best or most entertaining new shows, and left the mediocre behind. I gave all the shows a fair shot by watching at least two or three episodes since I don’t think its fair to ever judge a…

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