November in Pop Culture History

Observances: Academic Writing Month Annual Family Reunion Planning Month Movember Fun With Fondue Month Transgender Awareness Month Native American Heritage Month Epilepsy Awareness Month Blog Posting Month NaNoWriMo National Pomegranate Month Impaired Driving Prevention Month Men Make Dinner Day (First Thursday) Daylight Savings Time Ends (First Sunday) World Quality Day (Second Thursday) Barack Obama Day…

October in Pop Culture History

Observances and Celebrations: International Walk to School Month World Blindness Awareness Month Breast Cancer Awareness Month Health Literacy Month National Bullying Prevention Month LGBT History Month National Pizza Month Oktoberfest Mental Illness Awareness Week (First Week) World Space Week (Week of Oct. 4) Thanksgiving (Second Monday) International Music Day (Oct. 1) International Day of Non-Violence…

September in Pop Culture History

Observances, and Celebration: National Ovarian Cancer Month National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month National Wine Month Mushroom Month National Piano Month Self Improvement Month National Hispanic Heritage Month Rice Month Potato Month National Suicide Prevention Week (Week of Sept. 10) Tolkien Week (Week of Sept. 22) Banned Books Week (Last week of Sept.) Random Acts of…

August in Pop Cultue History

Observances- Get Ready For Kindergarten Month Happiness Happens Month What Will Be Your Legacy Month Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month National Water Quality Month Family Meals Month Get Acquainted With Kiwifruit Month Goat Cheese Month Peach Month Sandwich Month National Farmer’s Market Week (First Full Week) International Clown Week (Aug. 1 – 7) International…

5 Must See Movies in August ‘018

Just like that, we are halfway through the summer. It’s kind of crazy every year how fast this time flies. I love summer for getting outside and all of the fun activities, but I also hate the summer for the insane heat that becomes too much to bear. Good thing there are always great movies…

Sunday Mise en Place (July 23 to 29, ‘018)

Welcome back to the Sunday Mise en Place! It has been a crazy roller coaster of a week for me. I ended last week’s M.e.P. feeling like I got hit with a “tunnel of bricks” (as my daughter called it). I had restless nights of breaking a fever over and over. And, then the rest…

Movie Review: Teen Titans Go! to the Movies

I know there are a lot of fans of the original Teen Titans cartoon that believe Teen Titans Go! is too childish of content. Well, it is. It’s childish, ridiculous stuff. I love it. My kids and I have been eating this show up for years. It is easily our favourite children’s program and it…

Top 10 Fictional Diseases

Oh crud, I have been hurtin’ for the last couple of days. Like, to the point that I could barely move. Hot and cold flashes and nights spent sweating profusely, thank goodness for my angel of a boy who has stepped up to take care of his pops. I couldn’t help but think about how…

Complete Ranking of the Marvel Cinematic Universe Films

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is jam-packed with amazing movies. So much so that I have found myself claiming over a dozen of them are in my top five favourites. The problem is, I have been certain about which films are my absolute choice favourites, and I know which ones are swimming at the bottom, but…