Huzzah, and welcome to my own little corner of the internet! This first post, and indeed this whole blog, is a project which has been a long time in the making. I was first introduced to this wonderful thing called ‘the blogosphere’ a few years ago, and haven’t looked back since. The awesome, quirky, quotable,… Continue reading Hello!!
Another year, another Summer Nights campaign is about to start, and this year's line-up, on the whole, holds many exciting prospects to look forward to. From leads ranging from two cowboys and two chefs to a military hero and a journalist, and tropes including enemies to lovers as well as both forbidden and reunited romances,… Continue reading Hallmark’s Summer Nights 2019 – Finding Love in the Summertime
Another month, another Hallmark Seasonal Event to preview, and this year's June Weddings line-up promises to be a doozy, with 2 returning franchise films, 3 brand-new originals, and one Monday premiere. Let's get to it!! 1. In the Key of Love: Although it's technically no longer a part of this campaign, I had to include… Continue reading June Weddings 2019 – Ceremonies Galore!!
As I believe it to be unlikely that this point I will watch the final two films in this campaign anytime soon, I thought I might as well go with what I have. So, without further ado, here are my thoughts on the first three films belonging to the inaugural presentation of this Seasonal Event.… Continue reading Countdown to Summer – Mini-Reviews
Surprising their many fans on relatively short notice with a brand new Seasonal Event comprised of four all-new originals, the inaugural line-up of Hallmark's Countdown to Summer is definitely getting his fan in particular VERY excited for what's to come! 1. A Feeling of Home: There are a whole stable of reasons why I know I'm going… Continue reading Hallmark’s Countdown to Summer 2019 – New Seasonal Event Holds Promise
The list of films airing this year as part of Hallmark Channel's Spring Fever campaign look set to give 2017 a run for its money as my favourite Spring Fever line-up... it also doesn't hurt that they've upped their game by adding two more movies to the traditional number of four. From renovations and dog-sharing… Continue reading Hallmark Channel’s Spring Fever 2019
The Cost of a Heart (Amanda Barratt): Reading the first few pages of this story is what convinced me to buy this collection in the first place, and while I was a bit disappointed at the second half (I would have appreciated an additional few paragraphs from the female perspective nearer the end), it was still… Continue reading The Secret Admirer Romance Collection Review – When Love is Given a Push
The couple that started it all for me in the 'shipping' department, I never invested as emotionally in a TV love story before as I did from the moment Emma Swan and Killian Jones stepped onto the screen. And despite the numerous problems perpetuated in Once Upon a Time throughout its Seven Season run, the… Continue reading Top 10 Captain Swan OTP Moments
Stuck at a crossroads both personally and professionally, Ava Kingsley decides to take a break and visit an old college acquaintance, Seth Walker, she reconnected with at their reunion a year earlier. Since then, their continued interactions consisting of near-constant back-and-forth emails evolved into a deep friendship, and Ava's spontaneous trip to Seth's hometown of… Continue reading Three Little Words by Melissa Tagg – A Walker Family Romance
The Substitute Wife (Amanda Barratt): One of my top three favourites in this collection, this story was incredibly sweet, and as a fellow wall-flower myself, very relatable. I enjoyed the relative simplicity of the tale, and how complete it felt at the end. 4/5 One Way to the Altar (Andrea Boeshaar): Although I enjoyed every story in… Continue reading Convenient Brides Collection Review – Business Arrangements Make Way for Lasting Love
My love for Dancing With the Stars beginning in 2006 when I saw Grant Denyer and Amanda Garner's brilliant Paso Doble, and then expanding to the U.S. version in 2015, my favourite moments occur when I see a routine that instantly becomes the definitive example of that dance style in my mind. There have been… Continue reading DWTS – Favourite Routines