TV & Film

What Disney Taught Me About Writing

*ALLISON APPEARS IN A PUFF OF DISNEY SMOKE AND MAGIC*     PSA, folks!  This is the final post in my themed month of all-things Disney!     – and, hopefully, a fitting and worthy conclusion.   Today’s post is entitled WHAT DISNEY TAUGHT ME ABOUT WRITING.  In this post, I expound on how the quality films of Old Disney…

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TV & Film

Legends of Western Cinema Week – Tag

*Allison rides into town in her custom cowgirl outfit*   CLEAR THE STREETS, CITIZENS.  I’VE GOT A GIF GUN AND AN ITCHY TRIGGER FINGER.  THE GIFS ARE GOING TO BE FLYING, AND IF YOU DON’T WANT TO BE SHOT WITH LAUGHTER, YOU’D BETTER GO HIDE IN THE SALOON!   *removes hat with a sigh*  Welp, I did it again, folks. …

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TV & Film

10 Disney Movies That Time Forgot (but shouldn’t have).

Hello, hello, hello, my friend!     It’s time for round three of Disney! I’ll bet you thought you knew the bulk of Disney films out there – WELL, CHUM, PREPARE TO BE CHALLENGED. 😁 We’ve been told that we’ll have access to this crammed vault of goodies this November, since Disney claims that “all” Disney movies will be available on…

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Lifestyle, TV & Film

My Definitive Ranking Of Every Disney Princesses

  And the month of Disney continues!  *Mickey Mouse Cheer*  Introducing week two of the Mighty Mouse marathon!     Last week, we took a look at my favorite (and least-favorite) Disney Princes.  Now, it’s the ladies turn!  Simply keep scrolling for my definitive ranking of every Disney Princess!   Well, ALMOST every Disney Princess.  I don’t count Moana or Merida.  Don’t…

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Lifestyle, TV & Film, Writing

June In A Nutshell

*ALLISON SWINGS INTO THE ROOM WITH A FLOURISH*     *trilling like an opera singer*  Time for nutshells!!!   I didn’t get as much done during June as I would have liked due to Life Happening and also because I got sick. Like, Really Sick.  For a week, I was pretty much useless to everyone except my bed.     (I’m…

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TV & Film

The D-Day Blogathon: Spotlight on Garrison’s Gorillas

Hey gang!  I’m so excited to announce that I am participating in my very first blogathon!  *THROWS HAT IN THE AIR*   Eva of Coffee, Classics, & Craziness and Hamlette of Hamlette’s Soliloquy are hosting a blogathon in honor of the 75th anniversary of D-Day. The blogathon began yesterday and will be completed on June 8th.  The blogathon will cover a variety of topics…

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Food, Lifestyle, TV & Film

Spring Aesthetic

It was hard to know when to schedule this experimental blog post, because Spring is such a relative term for so many people.Some of you are still recovering from freezing cold and are holding onto the hope of spring because of a single feeble patch of green in your yard (poor babies!).  Some of you are already so embroiled (emphasis…

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TV & Film

The Period Drama Tag

Hey-howdy my fine citizens!   I have seen this period drama tag floating around the blogosphere for a bit and as I read the various posts, something scary came to my attention. Most of the answers involved things like Jane Austen, When Calls the Heart, and Anne of Green Gables!   Come on guys, we don’t want to scare away…

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TV & Film

My Funny Valentine: 4 Romantic Comedies For Valentine’s Day

  Three Smart Girls (1936) Three sisters scheme to reunite their divorced parents before their wealthy father marries a conniving gold digger.   Think ‘The Parent Trap’ with 1930s class and wit.  Plus an older group of girls that fall into the “the trap of love” themselves!   The 30s style costumes are yet another treat in this movie.    …

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