Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Sorry About The Entire Month of February

Hello everybody! I guess I have some explaining to do..I know I haven't been blogging lately. I took a little break from writing, but now I am ready to get back! I started crocheting and have been obsessed with making scarves for just about everyone I know. I am pretty proud because I taught myself by watching various YouTube instructional videos. And Crocheting For Dummies. I freaking love the Dummies books! They have gotten me out of many a jam..quite literally when I visited London. And I was able to find Platform 9 3/4 with it's assistance.

Next Stop: To Hogwarts!

Anyways, I do apologize to anyone who was missing me (if you exist, please comment). I decided I need to start blogging again since you know what is starting at the end of the month. This is, of course, Game Of Thrones Season Three! Wooooooo! I am getting so excited. They are showing the trailers and promo pictures and it just looks fantastic.

Wooooooooo Again!!

The trailer looks great, of course. I especially like the appearance of the BEAR!!!! And the dragons. And Tyrion. And Jon Snow/Ygritte. Ok I love everyone! Except Joffrey (okay, even Joffrey)!

I am still slowly bumbling my way through A Dance With Dragons. I really need to keep up with my reading more. But I have been so preoccupied with various activities. I usually read before bed, but lately I have been getting up at the butt crack of dawn to work out. So I get super tired and fall asleep mid-page. I feel bad for falling asleep while poor Theon is continuously abused by that freak Ramsay Bolton! After learning Theon's fate, I have fully forgiven him for the whole Bran/Rickon/Winterfell fiasco. It's not like the Stark boys are really dead. And you know Winterfell is going to rise from the ashes eventually. So let Theon be great!!

I am also excited for the upcoming movie, Oz The Great And Powerful. The original Wizard Of Oz was my very favorite when I was little. So this movie totally touches my heart. It looks super cool and I can't wait to see which witch is the green witch. I actually have a bet going on this (the price of movie admission).

Totally Mila Kunis

Well that is all for now. I will be writing more in the weeks ahead and then I plan to do individual episode reviews once our beloved GOT begins! I am happy to be back!


Sunday, January 13, 2013

Golden Globes Tonight!

As you all should know by now, Beddee is a HUGE movie/TV buff so it makes the Golden Globes super exciting! I am especially looking forward to it because it's going to be hosted by these two hot ladies!

Love Love Love Them!

So I am making some vegan gumbo (it's delicious, really) and preparing to watch the first major awards show of the season. And, since I have seen most of the movies..I am going to give my opinion on who will/should/absolutely NOT win. But I have to first express my disappointed that Game of Thrones wasn't nominated for anything and either was The Hobbit. If Beddee was in charge, these two films would lead all nominations. I just wish that fantasy was more respected by the powers that be. But that's something us fantasy fans have long dealt with so whatever. We know it's the best in our hearts! That being said, there were a lot of really good movies this year, so here are my picks!

  • Argo
    Django Unchained
    Life of Pi
    Zero Dark Thirty
  • I have seen all these movie except for Zero Dark Thirty. It just now came to my town, so I will probably see it this week. I hear it's excellent, but I don't think it's really a "Beddee" type movie. So I am not picking it. Honestly, all these movies were excellent. I would be happy with any of them winning. However, I have a sinking feeling that Lincoln will sweep the award. Which is fine, it really was good. But sweeps are soooo boring! Beddee's pick would be Life of Pi!

I just can't help it, I love this movie and the book too. It just is such a wonderful story and the movie was beautifully made. I don't think it has a chance against Lincoln or Argo though.


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Les Misérables
Moonrise Kingdom
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Silver Linings Playbook

This is a toughie. I haven't seen The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel or Salmon Fishing in the Yemen. But I don't think either will win so I will just go by the other three. Les Mis I say absolutely NOT! LOL but I might be biased. I don't think I like musicals. They are just silly to me and I get sick of the singing really quick. I went to this movie and thought I might die by the time they got to the revolution. But I know others like musicals (Saucer included) so I won't talk too much smack! It's totally between Moonrise Kingdom and Silver Lining Playbook. I am going to pick the latter. It was so sweet and funny and it made me go from hating Bradley Cooper to loving him. I think it will win too.


Hotel Transylvania
Rise of the Guardians
Wreck-It Ralph

I have seen all of these except for Rise of the Guardians, but I am going with Wreck-It Ralph. It was so cool! But I loved every single one of the movies listed.


Okay, this is totally taking longer than I thought so that's all I am going to do! Ha ha. But, I am thinking of live tweeting the show! So, if you don't already (ha ha), follow me on Twitter! https://twitter.com/bethann78

One more thing. I have to give a shout out to my pick for Best Comedy TV and Best Actor. Episodes on Showtime! Beddee has not mentioned this before, but she has a famous relative! My cousin, Kathleen Rose Perkins, plays Carol on Episodes and is in a lot of other shows and movies as well. It's so much fun seeing her on my screen! She is awesome in real life too and I just love her. Anyway, Episodes is actually a hilarious show even if my cousin wasn't on it. I am hoping that it wins all the awards possible. Matt LeBlanc (the star) won before so there is a good chance! Please keep your fingers crossed for her.

That's her on the left in the black dress!!

I am boycotting the Best TV Drama category all together because they totally shut my Game of Thrones down. I am sure boring ass Homeland will win everything (Note: I have never seen Homeland so my opinion might be biased)! So that's it folks. Happy viewing!!


Sunday, January 6, 2013

Happy New Year!

Yes, I know I am a bit late to wish everyone a happy new year. But I just haven't been ready for a blog post yet. I am still decompressing from the holidays and am finally getting back into a normal routine. Would you believe that Beddee hasn't worked a full "real" week since probably the beginning of December? And I had two glorious 4-day weekends in a row. Ugh, next week is going to be rough!Luckily, I have an ecstatic Saucer to help me through with our daily "business" emails!

So Beddee had a wonderful New Year's Eve day! My boyfriend and I went to Denver and visited the art museum, the nature and science museum AND the zoo (which was way awesome in winter)! We then ate a delicious Indian dinner and then drove home and stayed in for the evening. Beddee may have had some wine. I have a new favorite brand. Mainly based on the cute name and labels!

Le Dog, it's VERY sophisticated

But back to the art museum..they currently have (soon to be over) a beautiful Van Gogh exhibit. We have been meaning to get down there for months, but between weather, being sick etc. It just didn't happen. Now I am not the biggest art aficionado in the world, but I do love looking. I am not claiming to know a lot (I don't) and I am definitely NOT an artist. But this exhibit really spoke to me and I just can't stop thinking about it! The exhibit left me with many unanswered questions, so I am now reading this ridiculously good autobiography.

Not my usual type of book, but I love it

So yes, Beddee is into an artist phase! I know I am a bit late to the party, but why can't I stop looking at this picture??

Bedroom in Arles

The other museum had a really cool Pompeii exhibit that made me afraid of Yellowstone blowing up! LOL no, it really was fascinating to look at. This museum is right next to the Denver Zoo. We have a membership and can get in for free so we just took a walk through despite the fact it was 20 degrees outside! I am totally a cold weather person though. I would much prefer that than melting in the sun. There were actually more animals out than I thought too. And some I have never seen! Like arctic foxes and polar bears. And these crazy giant rats that were a lot cuter than they sound!

Well, enough about NYE, I just wanted to shed some light into my sudden interest in art and Van Gogh. Don't worry, I am still a Game of Thrones freak and have been being teased by HBO with all sorts of cool promos. 3.30.13 cannot come soon enough!

If Season 3 is anything like A Sword of Storms, it is totally going to be the best season yet. I wonder if they will do the Red Wedding in this one? I hope so..or do I?? I will be sobbing for weeks!

I have also started watching Once Upon A Time and it's actually really good! I am looking forward to it tonight. Along with The Biggest Loser!

So that is my quick update for today. I am on a new health food kick that requires me to go to the grocery store far more often than I am used to!