Classic Woman-centric Movie Review: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”

Hello, Persephoneers! After a very long week, let’s sit down with an oldie but a goodie, a film that’s on nearly everyone’s to-view list: “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” made in 1961 and starring Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard, Patricia Neil, and Mickey Rooney, and based on the novel of the same name by Truman Capote.

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This Thursday Open Thread Dance Party is Heavenly!

Ah, workplace random playlist, you always provide a gem or two every month. My coworker was shimmying to this song behind our registers the other night, and I can’t really blame her for it. This week is thankfully almost over, so let’s just get to the dancing! Continue reading This Thursday Open Thread Dance Party is Heavenly!

Book Review: The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No

I wasn’t sure what I was getting into with Tracy Engelbrecht’s memoir, The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No. Being a childless woman in her mid-twenties, I wasn’t sure how I would relate to a book about Engelbrecht, who found out she was going to be a mom when she was fourteen. I figured it would just be another whiny tale about men’s trickery and the woes of being a teenage mom. I was dead wrong. Continue reading Book Review: The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No

Celebrity Sandwiches

The other day, a new sub shop opened in my town. Because we are always dying for something new to eat at lunch, some colleagues and I decided to give it a shot. While we were waiting in the ridiculously long line, we started discussing dishes at restaurants that are named after celebrities.  Continue reading Celebrity Sandwiches