Category Archives: Raves and Faves

Oh the Romance, Oh the Suspense

Hi there, guys and dolls! One of my favorite days is here. Why, that would be Raves n Faves Thursday, of course. This week I’ve got some great reads by one of the best 20th century authors, Mary Stewart. Now … Continue reading

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Rock Hudson, Doris Day Will Chase the Winter Blues Away

Hi there, guys and dolls! Almost everyone everywhere is telling yours truly how the winter blahs are getting them down. Well, never fear, raves n faves Thursday is here! I’ve got a fantastic triple bill suggestion for you to hunker … Continue reading

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Miss Silver is such an Interesting Gal

Hi there guys and dolls! Say, Thursday just crept up like that, and I’ve got a great Raves n Faves blog for you today. I can’t think of a better thing to do on the weekend than curling up with … Continue reading

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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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Raving about My Faving Cookies!

Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to Thursday. You know what that means, this week’s Raves n Faves. Remember how I said the other day that my girdle needs some help? Let’s just forget about that, shall we? For goodness … Continue reading

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Entertainment for Busy Hands

Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to Thursday. Bet you never thought it would get here, did you? And do I have some great Raves n Faves for your listening pleasure. I love radio plays, and isn’t BBC a wonderful … Continue reading

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Don’t You Just Love Lucy?

Hi there, guys and dolls! Raves n Faves Thursday is here, the day for me to gab about some of my favorite things. I love to laugh and I love television. I walk up to the set, turn it on, … Continue reading

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The Wonderful World of Big Stone Gap

Hi there, guys and dolls! And tah-dah, here’s Thursday and time for my raves n faves, getting you into the weekend spirit. This week’s pick to make your weekend magical is the wonderful author Adriana Trigiani and her delightful stories. … 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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