Category Archives: Classic Movies

How About a Little Variety with your Christmas Movies?

Hi there, guys and dolls! And poof, Thursday’s here. Just in time for my Raves n Faves for the weekend. This week, I’ve got some movies to add to your holiday viewing. Now we all love A Miracle on 34th … Continue reading

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Fright Night!

Happy Hallowe’en, guys and dolls! Hope you have more treats than tricks this year, or in my case, all my tricks become fun treats, if you know what I mean ;-). Of course, I’m that kind of gal. Did you … Continue reading

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Don’t We All Need a Little Living in Fifties Fashion?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Have I got a great Raves n Faves for you this week. It’s one of my favorite sites to visit. Well, in fact, settle in and stay for hours on end. Trust me, it’ll take … Continue reading

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She’s Not That Yar

Hi there, guys and dolls! Looks like I won’t be applying for Skipper or First Mate any time soon. Not after my date with the Captain, anyway. The weekend started out so exciting. I met a man (Kevin) at the … Continue reading

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Andrea and Heather Take 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls! Well, if you told someone you’d ‘See You in September,’ you’d better do it lickety split, because the month’s almost over. Wasn’t that a fast one? Yours truly cannot believe how fast the days fly. … Continue reading

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Whatcha Watching?

Hi there, guys and dolls! How is your summer going? Don’t you just love it? I certainly do. And do you know what rounds out a fabulous day out in the sun, surf and sand? A fun movie from my … Continue reading

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So What’s Happening Today, Barbara Jean?

Hi there, guys and dolls!  And wordpress, thanks for asking.  Let’s see, on this day in September, 1957 (the 7th, to be precise), Santa Lucia was still all agog over the recent murder of town doyenne Constance Stearns-Montgomery  (check out … Continue reading

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Elissa Takes 5 With Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, it’s one of my favorite days — confab with a friend Sunday, otherwise known as Take 5 with Barbara Jean.  Today I have the honor of sharing with you the wit and wisdom of … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Looks like spring has sprung and looking pretty is in the forecast.  Dressing head to toe in a vintage era can be a lot of fun and will make you look timelessly beautiful to boot, … Continue reading

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Let’s All Go to the Movies!

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Rest assured, yours truly is hard at work on the next Poppy Cove Mystery (Miss Santa Lucia, Nora Burbank, doesn’t know what’s coming, poor girl), but every now and then a girl needs to take … Continue reading

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