Blog posts tagged "Anythink"

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Oct. 31, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Hallmark Christmas movies have arrived! Beginning Oct. 25 (which seems ludicrously early), you can watch all of the Hallmark Christmas movies that your candlelight-loving,-marshmallow heart can take. However, did you know you can check out or order most of the books that inspired the movies before ...
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Oct. 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
You see them at parties. You see them in pictures. You see them on Christmas cards. Suddenly, they are everywhere and yet most of the year they are nowhere, buried in the back of the closet until they burst out in glorious tackiness.  They are garish. They are loud. They hurt your eyes. They are...
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Sep. 19, 2019 - 1:59 pm
It starts with the whisper of an idea; a concept, an inspiration, a fresh take on something that has already been done. Perhaps it’s something you’ve seen, or a song that you heard. Perhaps you’ve read something and thought “I can do better.” Perhaps you’ve read something and thought, “What great...
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Sep. 03, 2019 - 2:54 pm
Halloween season is here and I, for one, am ready for it. My family lives for trick-or-treating, Halloween costumes, pumpkin patches, copious amounts of candy and flickering candles. To help set the ominous atmosphere, I decided years ago that I would only read creepy books for the entirety of...
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Aug. 01, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Stranger Things doesn’t hold back when it comes to its blatant love of Dungeons and Dragons (commonly called D&D); in fact, some would argue that the hit show is its own version of D&D – it certainly seems to play out that way. At the end of the last season, one character leaves a small...
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Jun. 25, 2019 - 11:43 am
Almost one year ago, I bought my husband the most expensive anniversary gift in our 15-year history: a single pair of sunglasses. He couldn’t understand why I had made him drive to a park, hike in and stand under a bunch of trees just to open his present. Then he opened the box, one marked Enchroma...
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May. 29, 2019 - 12:41 pm
Whenever I visit New York, I’m always struck with starry-eyed wonder around 10 pm at night. As a local Denver native, I’m used to being in bed around 10 pm, snuggled up with a comforter and a good book. That’s not the case in New York  –10 pm in New York is when this bustling city wakes. As...
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Oct. 25, 2017 - 11:08 am
Do you like looking through Amazon's reviews but don't always want to fork over the money to purchase a book? Do you use Goodreads to track what you've read and find your next read? Now there's a Chrome browser extension (a Firefox version is in the works) that lets you see if an item is in...