5 Things: Books and lemonade edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week or at least can see the weekend fast-approaching. You know, I\’ve begun telling people \”Happy Friday\” at work at while shopping… they might think I\’ve lost my mind. But that\’s neither here nor there. It\’s Friday and time to check out some interesting things from thisContinue reading “5 Things: Books and lemonade edition”

10 Bollywood films to watch

Ever since I studied Classical Indian dance in college, I have been a huge fan of Indian film or Bollywood. It isn\’t likely that any of these movies would ever earn an American Academy Award but there\’s a lot of charm to them and you can\’t go wrong with fun dance scenes and catchy music.Continue reading “10 Bollywood films to watch”

5 Things: What a week! edition

Happy Friday! Of course, it\’s been a bit of a rough week. In addition to school starting in this corner of the world we lost two great actors: Lauren Bacall and Robin Williams. 1) One of my favorite Lauren Bacall roles is from the film How to Marry a Millionaire. (Yes, that\’s Betty Grable andContinue reading “5 Things: What a week! edition”

5 Things: First impressions edition

Happy Friday! Hope you all had a great week and have managed to stay cool so far. It looks like the summer weather has arrived in most of the U.S. Anyway! Enough about the hot weather, right? Here is what I found interesting this week: 1) Marie from Chocolate&Wine recommended the book The Fault inContinue reading “5 Things: First impressions edition”

5 Things: Oscar Edition

Happy Friday! February really flew by, didn\’t it? (Graciously, so, for many of us!) Hope you all had a great week and are ready for 5 Oscar-themed things this week: 1) It probably helps to start with this year\’s nominees. (Anyone else curious to see if Leonardo DiCaprio actually wins the Academy Award this year?)Continue reading “5 Things: Oscar Edition”

5 Things: Polar Vortex Edition

Happy Friday! Well, the snow finally hit New Mexico after even Atlanta got some first. Wow! Well, I hope you all are staying safe and warm. Enjoy this week\’s 5 Things: 1) What\’s more appropriate than \”Waltz of the Snowflakes\” from the Royal Ballet\’s production of The Nutcracker? It\’s one of my favorite scenes fromContinue reading “5 Things: Polar Vortex Edition”

5 Things: Warm and Toasty Edition

Happy Friday! Hopefully, everyone had a good week despite the \”Polar Vortex.\” (Can you believe that some parts of the USA were actually colder than Antarctica?) This week\’s \’5 Things\’ are fun ways to stay warm this frigid January: 1) Netflix has added classics like West Side Story and Breakfast at Tiffany\’s to their instantContinue reading “5 Things: Warm and Toasty Edition”