10 Things Every Baby-sitters Club Fan Knows for Sure

Over the years, whenever I’ve found myself sitting down to a meeting with other women in my age group and everyone is snacking on something and one of us is recording things in a notebook, I’ve been known to say the same thing: “This meeting of The Baby-sitters Club is now in session!” Realistically, it’s… More 10 Things Every Baby-sitters Club Fan Knows for Sure

Literary Hunk of July: Hareton Earnshaw

In her brief life, Emily Bronte created a novel with characters so unforgettable that we still talk about them—and some of us obsess over them—nearly two hundred years later. From the passionate-to-a-fault Cathy and Heathcliff, to the uppity Edgar and Isabella Linton, to the viciously cray-cray Hindley, the inhabitants of Wuthering Heights and the neighboring… More Literary Hunk of July: Hareton Earnshaw

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 213 – “Dragonfly in Amber”

Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called Droughtlander. The months we will have to suffer through before we can revel in season 3 seem daunting, but let’s not think about that now. Let’s think about it tomorrow. For now, let’s just bask in the glorious 90 minute season 2… More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 213 – “Dragonfly in Amber”

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 212 – “The Hail Mary”

Friends, we only have one more episode to go before we’re faced with another bout of Droughtlander. I know, Jamie. I know. We can’t believe it either. Before we cling to the last 90 minutes of season 2, let’s not forget all of the amazingness that went down in Episode 212, “The Hail Mary.” We… More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 212 – “The Hail Mary”

Must Love Dogs #5: Who Let the Cats In? – Summer Reading at Its Best

There are three tasty treats that always scream summer to me: Clam rolls on the waterfront, corn on the cob dripping in butter, and a delicious new beach read from the forever hilarious Claire Cook. I’ve been enjoying my clams and corn since Memorial Day, but now that I’ve sunk my teeth into Must Love Dogs… More Must Love Dogs #5: Who Let the Cats In? – Summer Reading at Its Best

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 211 – “Vengeance is Mine”

Everything is coming to a head on Outlander! (Sorry. Had to.) Episode 211, “Vengeance is Mine”, was straight up CRAZY in the best way imaginable. Hugh Munro came back! Rupert was a regular Bob Hope! Murtaugh was Murtaughing up a storm! Before I get ahead of myself, let’s dive into our Outlander Superlatives or heads… More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 211 – “Vengeance is Mine”

Outlander Superlatives: Episode 210 – “Prestonpans”

Excuse me while I cry my face off. With the Jacobite rebellion in full effect and only three more episodes left in the season, we’re starting to say goodbye to some of our favorite Outlander characters and I just canna deal. Episode 210,”Prestonpans,” brought our Frasers and Mackenzies into their first real battle of the… More Outlander Superlatives: Episode 210 – “Prestonpans”