Thursday, February 15, 2018

Oy with the poodles already: 7 shows you need to watch this year

Sometimes, you just want to indulge after a long day working,
 mommy-ing, homeschooling, maintaining the home, 
with a grrrrrrrrrreat show, right?
Whether it's mindless leisure, guilty pleasures,
 or a profound script involving serious deep thought, 
I've got you covered.

Here's last year's list,   2017 edition of 7 must watch shows

And here---- the "best" { relatively recent} ground break TV that isn't
just about the's about'the experience.
And yes that wacky title IS from one of my picks.
Enjoy !

~ 1 ~ 

Yes it IS everything you've heard. 
And more.
Since I devour all of Liane's titles, 
I read  the book way back in 2014.
So I kinda knew who was who, what was what
exactly what necessitated the curious police investigation 
 we sporadically glimpse in between scenes. 
But, don't let that deter you from watching if you've read already as I have
 because  so much is different or nuanced that it is definitely a fulfilling experience!

And, wow, the California coast? Big Sur? Gorgeous.
And that music ! Gripping! You can grab the soundtrack here.
Plus the all star and fun'll recognize many....
Fans of Parks and Rec?   You'll love Ben Wyatt's  Elvis! 

Again, here you go---don't miss the book ! 

~ 2 ~ 

The Office

 We are serial binge watchers of Dunder Mifflin Scranton's crazy. 
Here's season 1 on instant video to get you started!

AND~ the entire series on dvd !
The Office: The Complete Series

...which right now is SO cheap-----all 7 seasons for 36 bucks!?
I definitely picked one up to be put away for the fam---it'll appear 
under the tree, Christmas 2018!!

If you have never seen it, what are you waiting for?
Truly the best comedy out there!

~ 3 ~ 

Gilmore Girls

Gilmore Girls: Seasons 1-7

Okay, I was JUST introduced to Stars Hollow recently.
When GG aired in the early millennial,
I was kinda busy new-mommying and not at all about
getting drawn into a new show.
But, now? So ready.
I have to say...... I don't love everything about the girls.
Lorelei's inability to commit gets exasperating.
And Rory's extreme cutesy pie nature, even when 
editing the Yale Daily News? Not endearing.
In case you haven't see the show,
 I won't spoil anything major for you...
but her justification for that massive oh-so-jaw-dropping, um.....
mistake, shall we say in season 6? Wow. Just wow.

BUT overall, I'm hooked.
The characters, the dialogue, the plot.
And here's the "reunion" season from 2016!!
A year in the life

Image result for photo for a year in the life GG

And this is home to the classic Oy/ poodles line guys! 

And as an aside,  I found  this super cool bracelet based on Rory's
Yale experience with the "secret club!"

How perfect, right?!

~ 4 ~

Parks and Rec 

Parks and Recreation: Season 6

Almost as good as The Office ( ! ) 
Well, they do " share" some behind the scenes people.
Oh my...funny, mostly lovable peeps in Pawnee's Parks Dept.
I so wish I had a Leslie  BFF in real life!
Here's the   complete series

Season 1 on instant amaz video to get you started!

 ~ 5 ~ 

Chesapeake Shores

Chesapeake Shores: Season 2

The entire book series by Sherryl Woods
which I read in its entirety prior to watching the show....
BUT you don't  have to!
Just dive right into the O'Brien family's ups, downs and everydays.
Yes, it's Hallmark so you KNOW it's good!
Lots of big names too!

To get you started, here's the first season on amaz video!
Set on the beautiful Maryland coast, I love these O'Brien sibs, 
their mom, dad and Gran.
I want to move into their house too!
Gosh, gorgeous.

~ 6 ~  

Cedar Cove

Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove: The Final Season (Season 3)

Again, another wonderful and entrancing series direct
from pages of a best selling much loved author!

The entire books series by Debbie Macomber

Set out west on the Washington coast and with a cast of characters 
that is appealing and lovable even with their flaws.

Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Series Vol 1: 16 Lighthouse Road\204 Rosewood Lane\311 Pelican Court\44 Cranberry Point (Debbie Macomber's Cedar Cove Boxset) by [Macomber, Debbie]

~ 7 ~ 

When Calls the Heart

When Calls the Heart Complete Season 1

I'm just getting hooked on WCTH and wow, I think you'll love it.
Set in the 1800s, out west. 
Happy Hallmark faces, minor conflict and  lotsa love stories!

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  1. Okay, we must share the same taste in shows because I have seen (and love) all of these! I rewatch GG at least once a year. I am a late lover of P&R, having binged watched it for the first time only a year ago. Long fan of the office, as well as the Hallmark shows. Plus, fun fact about Big Little Lies, it was filmed where I live in Monterey, as well as Big Sur. I had to avoid someone of my usual beach walks because they were filming. I told my hubby I should have gone to the casting calls for random background people. LOL. Anyway, loved your post. So fun!

    1. Wow, coincidence, Bobbi!!
      I can NOT believe you live out in the Big Sur area!! How fun it would be to meet for coffee at their fave cafe!!

      Thank you for visiting!!

  2. Lovelovelove The Gilmore Girls and Parks & Rec. Haven't seen Big Little Lies yet, but I did read the book and I'm a fan!


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