Sunday Soundtrack: Summertime’s Calling Me

One thing about living in Florida is that we stay warm pretty much all year. And even though this winter’s weather has been weirdly warm, I know it won’t last. I’m hard at work on the second Dogwood Mountain novel, this one set in summer, so I have hot days and firefly nights and ice cream on my mind. Going to college in South Carolina taught me to love beach music....
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Valentine’s Fun

This is an adorable French animation called Cupidon. Poor Cupid has one job…...
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Sunday Soundtrack: “Cherish”

Today’s tune is “Cherish,” one of my favorite classic Madonna tunes from her late ’80s album Like a Prayer. It has an effortless bounce and an absolutely adorable video. Madonna recently won the Woman of the Year award from Billboard magazine, and she had some great things to say about being a woman I’d like to share: “As women, we have to start appreciating...
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Sunday Soundtrack: “Love Never Felt So Good”

Start off this Sunday with “Love Never Felt So Good” by Michael Jackson featuring Justin Timberlake. This video is extra fun because it celebrates so much about MJ’s legacy–the great dance moves, that voice, his multifacted appeal. Everything about it, from the happy dancers of all ages and races to the lyrics to adorable twinkly JT, is just perfection. I dare you not to...
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Sucker for Romance

This is the most adorable thing. Maroon 5 drove around LA for an entire weekend crashing weddings to film the video for “Sugar.” Obviously nothing goes off this easily at first crack. Apparently the band talked to the grooms in question and worked with the venues and DJs to get permission for the surprise and set up the curtain and equipment. They also performed the whole song twice...
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