March Favorites

Posted by on March 21, 2015 in Articles & Posts, Culture, Fun Stuff | 0 comments

March Favorites in Music, Movies, and Fun Stuff


It’s officially spring! While the pollen count here in Georgia is doing a number on our family’s seasonal allergies, I’m loving the flowering trees and the warmer temps.

So what are my favorites as we enter spring? Here are a few.


MUSIC

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I love jazz, specifically jazz from the 1940’s and 50’s. Right now my go-to music is the Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong station on Pandora. I love to let it play while I’m cooking dinner or to light candles later in the evening and have it softly in the background.


MOVIES

Cinderella

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Even though the film Cinderella has come under scrutiny for the lead character’s tiny waist, I really enjoyed this movie. So much so that I saw it twice. First, at an advanced screening here in Atlanta. Second, when I took my four girls to see it opening day. If you want to hear my thoughts on it, you can read the review I wrote here.


FUN FINDS

IKEA’S RETSAM Door Handle Plates

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While shopping at our local IKEA this week, I came across these door hangers. I picked up three packs.

With four girls in the house — two of them tweens (a.k.a. “emotional”) — these door hangers come in handy. At our house, sometimes a girl just needs some time alone and these are a creative way to easily communicate it to her sisters. I also clearly explained to them that the mad and sassy faces mean “I’m feeling upset right now. I need some time to calm down.” They aren’t meant to be used to be “mean girls” to one another.

The best part is that it’s a four pack (and since each is double sided that means eight design options) for 99 cents! My only regret is that I didn’t buy a pack for myself.

So there you have it. A quick run down of my March favorites. What about you? What are some of your favorites this month?

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