Category: home_entertainment

12 Favorite Shows To Watch As A Family

favorite family shows to watch

What are your favorite shows to watch as a family?  We have quite a few, actually.  In fact, we’ve started instituting Family Movie Night every Sunday night after dinner.  I make a big, special dinner (including homemade dinner rolls) topped off with a tasty dessert like chocolate cake, or homemade apple pie with ice cream (that’s what we had last Sunday).  The idea is to make family time that’s separate and more special than the hurry-up-crazy we push through the…
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How To Protect Yourself And Your Online World

privacy app for internet

If you hop around the internet and want to protect your information while you do it, I’ve got just the thing for you. Swipe right, swipe left, buy the weird thing on Amazon, all your information is safe when you use Sudo.

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What To Watch On Netflix This Weekend

pride and prejudice 2005

What to watch on Netflix this weekend, a post choc-a-bloc full of ideas for your Netflix binge this weekend. Don’t get up from the couch, I’ve got what you need right here.

Not Perfect Makes For Happy Holidays

holiday movie

// This post is sponsored by CBS Films.  As always the opinions, naughty children, and stories are all mine.  Thank you for being kind to Petit Elefant sponsors. // Congrats to Number 23, Rachel! Please contact us right away, Rachel, and enjoy your trip to see family this holiday season!  I’m a recovering perfectionist.  Which is to say, I strive for happy perfection always but at least now I recognize the fault in it, and the impossibility of actual, true…
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What To Watch On Netflix This Month

What To Watch On Netflix

It’s the Neflix binge-watch recommendation time of the month, are you ready?  Oh boy, do I have a good one for you.  I had the unfortunate luck last week to get waylaid by a terrible flu, but the good news is I had plenty of time in bed to binge on a new Netflix show.  Since I was down and out for the count, I took the advice of my husband and watched Hell On Wheels.  My husband and a…
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New Movie To See: He Named Me Malala

interview with malala

My life has been wall-to-wall Malala Yousafzai over the last few weeks, and I couldn’t be more grateful.  Do you  know about Malala?  Certainly you saw media coverage of her in 2012 when she was shot in the head by the Taliban in her home country of Pakistan on her way to school, for speaking out in favor of girls being educated, in direct defiance to the Taliban.  She was 15 years old.  Malala made a phenomenal recovery and now…
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Virtual Book Club Reading Recommendations

book club

  A good book is the cure to all ills in the world, I genuinely believe that.  I’m always reading something, and  since I discovered Overdrive, an app that lets you check out books through your local library, but online, my world has opened right on up.  With my Kindle I’m listening to between 3-5 books a week and it’s the very best.  I’m  listening to / reading all the awesome books I haven’t had time to read over the…
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Which Amazing Series to Watch on Netflix Now

Series to Watch on Neflix Now

This month’s Netflix must see is . . . Narcos.  OH MY GOSH. Are you watching?  Have you gotten a Netflix subscription yet?  I hope so, because every month we have so many of the shows to talk about.  So many. The first month of this (relatively new) ‘What to watch on Netflix‘ monthly series, we talked about Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.  Go watch it immediately if you haven’t already.  Tina Fey can be my girl boss / best friend /…
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Movie to Watch on Netflix This Week

to kill a mockingbird movie

Movie to watch on Netflix this week: To Kill A Mockingbird.     It’s that time of the month again, when we talk about what you NEED to be watching on Netflix right this very second.  So far in this series we’ve talked about Tina Fey’s most recent T.V. project, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Jon Stewart’s directorial debut Rosewater, the BBC’s Luther and now To Kill A Mockingbird. To Kill A Mockingbird just popped up as newly added to Netflix, and…
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