Feb 23 2015
When I first read Sense & Sensibility, arguably Jane Austen’s best book about sisters, I couldn’t STAND Elinor. She was so boring and practical, and Marianne had it right, all the time.
A few years later, I picked up the novel again, and found myself horrified to have ever agreed with Marianne. What an out-of-control teenager! Elinor was far more sensible.
From Frozen to the Mary-Kate and Ashley marathon I just had with the artist of the above, I’ve been thinking a lot about sibling dynamics. It’s a frustrating, wonderful thing to have a sister (Hi Sister) and Jane Austen captures this so well.
As I’m about to pop the final Northanger Abbey letters in the virtual post, so now is the time to sign up for your very own letters to accompany reading Sense & Sensibility.
The lessons from Sense & Sensibility are especially for:
You will receive:
Still not sure?
I’ll read you chapter 1 of Sense & Sensibility AND send you a sample letter for free when you sign up for entry to the Secret Garden ;)
Survivor is a [not] guilty pleasure of mine, and besides being excellent entertainment, this show has also taught me stuff about LIFE. I find joy in learning from everything around me, even in the most unexpected places. With Survivor 30 less than a week away – and it looks like a good season, guys – I urge […]
Life Lessons from Survivor
Feb 22 2015
If you’re dreading a day of mopping, scrubbing, dish-washing, and general chore-doing, make the task more fabulous by adding a soundtrack of princess clean-up songs. “Whistle While You Work”, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves “Happy Working Song”, Enchanted “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes,” Cinderella “When Will My Life Begin”, Tangled “A Spoonful […]
Princess Cleaning Playlist
Feb 24 2015