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Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2022

Looking for something special to share with your Valentine or Galentine? I've got loads of ideas from cards to chocolates to unique gifts - all from small or independently-owned businesses. 

February 1, 2022

Stream: What to Watch this Weekend

With the snow storm headed for New England this weekend, it's the perfect time to stream something new. Sharing thoughts on As We See It, The Other Two and The Hating Game. 

January 28, 2022

Shop: Kind Goods Maynard

Kicking off my 2022 resolution to take more local road trips with a visit to Kind Goods in Maynard, MA. 

January 23, 2022

Stream: What to Watch this Weekend

It was a big week of streaming! Sharing reviews of three TV shows and three movies, including Cheer, Harlem and Euphoria. 

January 22, 2022

Stream: What to Watch this Weekend

It was a big streaming week! I binged two seasons of Love Life on HBO, started In Treatment, and watched the new George Clooney and Ben Affleck movie, The Tender Bar. 

January 14, 2022

Read: The Undocumented Americans

This book will crack your brain open and make you rethink everything you thought you knew about the immigrant experience in America. 

January 12, 2022

2022 New Year's Resolutions

Today I am sharing my 10 resolutions for 2022. With so many unknowns due to COVID, we'll see where things end up! 

January 10, 2022

Stream: What to Watch this Weekend

Happy New Year! This week we're talking about Queer Eye, I May Destroy You and a surprise documentary find on Amazon Prime. 

January 7, 2022

Pop.Bop.Shop. Turns 13

Today marks 13 years of blogging! Read on for a trip down memory lane and a sneak peek at my focus for 2022. 

January 4, 2022

Stream: What to Watch this Weekend

Happy New Year! It's the final streaming recap of 2021. We're talking about Emily in Paris, Don't Look Up, Dopesick, Insecure, Hacks and Formula 1: Drive to Survive. 

December 31, 2021

2021 Resolutions: Year-End Report

I never could have predicted how this year would unfold. Today I'm sharing my final progress update on my 2021 New Year's resolutions. 

December 29, 2021

Read: Leave the World Behind

If you liked Tom Perrotta's Little Children or Bruce Holsinger's The Gifted School, you will devour Rumaan Alam's Leave the World Behind. 

December 28, 2021