Hosting a Gilmore Girls Watch-A-Thon

Earlier today the official trailer for Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life was released by Netflix. I watched it and was hit by one of the largest waves of nostalgia I’ve ever experienced. Don’t believe me? Watch for yourself and tell me how you feel.


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From the Archives: Achievement Unlocked [A Short Story]

This past weekend I’ve been feeling a bit nostalgic for a time when I used to write a lot more stories. Each year for the past few years I’ve participated in National Novel Writing Month, but haven’t completed it for a few years. The participating is what I enjoy about NaNo. I enjoy writing with a group of people who when I need a plot twist or a prompt I can simply ask the person next to me and they are more than willing to help. And most importantly I enjoy building a story from the ground up and seeing where the characters lead me (even if they refuse to listen to me sometimes).

I’ve been getting the story bug again (hopefully this means I’ll be participating in Flash Fic Wednesday again). I’ve set a goal to write a small 200-600 word short story twice a month, and I’ve even bought a book called “Complete The Story“.

Chuck Writing a story is hard

This is a short story that I wrote about 4 years ago and posted on one of my very old blogs.I realized I never cross posted it here and felt like sharing it again out of pure nostalgia. It’s actually one of my favorite things I’ve ever written.

Achievement Unlocked

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Subscription Box ` Gamer Girl Monthly | July

Subscription Box ` Gamer Girl Monthly | July

Last week I received my first Gamer Girl Monthly box. I have wanted to try this subscription box for a while now, and was finally able to give it a go. Gamer Girl Monthly sends a monthly themed box with video game and geeky themed jewelry. Who doesn’t need more geek/video game jewelry!!

My first @gamergirlmonthly box arrived today! I’m stoked to open it!

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Here is what came in my July box.

Gamer Girl Monthly Box July Theme: VILLIANS

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Hogwarts: A Pottermore Resorting

If you didn’t know, when Pottermore was first released I had a mild identity crisis. For years and years and YEARS I sorted myself (with the help of countless sorting quizzes) into Hufflepuff. Fast forward to September 2011 (OMG IT WAS THAT LONG AGO?!?!?) where young Anna sat at her computer and took the Pottermore Sorting Quiz for the first time and got sorted into… Read More

Everywhere You Look: Fuller House Season 1

Everywhere You Look: Fuller House Season 1
(I tried to keep this as spoiler free as possible…)

I grew up watching episodes of Full House, but aside from having a mild crush on Uncle Jesse, I don’t remember much of the series itself. What happened to Danny’s wife? Exactly how long the show was on? I recall┬áthat later I found out that the guy who played Steve, also did the voice of Aladdin. And that somehow Ted Mosby grows up to be Danny Tanner (which is a surprisingly accurate connection I hadn’t thought about until this moment). Even though I didn’t remember any exact story lines, I did remember that it made me laugh and it made me happy to watch, so when Netflix said they were doing a reboot (for lack of a better word) I was skeptical. It seems that a lot of shows and networks are hitting us Millennials hard in the nostalgia bone lately, and it is WORKING.

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