So, um, today is my birthday ... *throws confetti* I'll be celebrating later today with Jared and my parents. Yesterday the celebration kicked off early with book shopping, dinner and a movie. We saw "La La Land" ... Jared suggested it without realizing it's a musical (he hates musicals!). It was a beautiful film! Anyway, … Continue reading Birthday/book swap book haul
Happy 2017, all! I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year's Eve/Day. On Saturday, Jared and I had a late lunch with his parents (mainly to celebrate my father-in-law's birthday). Then, we spent the evening with friends – eating more food, drinking delicious beverages, playing Jackbox games and laughing ourselves silly. Yesterday was … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Merry Christmas to all, from That Book Lady Blog! In honor of this special day, I want to share with you some of the things I enjoy most this time of year. Favorite book When I was little, my mom ordered "A Story a Day 'Til Christmas" from the Current catalog. For several years, it was … Continue reading A few of my favorite (Christmas) things
Happy Saturday, dear book bloggers. I'm in rather high spirits this morning. Yesterday marked four years since Jared's and my first date. Due to some nasty weather, we weren't able to celebrate with a return trip to the diner and movie theater where it all began, but hopefully we can recreate our first date, as … Continue reading Reading Notes: “Little Women”
I'm a little late to the party, as the movie came out more than a month ago, but last weekend Jared and I went to see "The Girl on the Train." Although I wasn't overly impressed with the book, I was curious to see how it was brought to life on the big screen. Some … Continue reading “The Girl on the Train”: Book versus movie (MAJOR SPOILERS)
Happy Tuesday! So this week's TTT, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is a "movie freebie," eh? OK. I'm not a huge movie buff, but I'm still not sure I can narrow my favorites down to just 10. I really enjoy films about music, so let's go with that! In no particular order ... 1. … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Movies about music