Six Life Lesson from Pride and Prejudice

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Okay, so even though this is one of my all time favorite stories, I’m going to start with the disclaimer that just as we should treat life lesson from Gone With the Wind with a grain of salt, Jane Austen might have known how to write a perfect leading man but I think she still had some figuring out to do about life. But if you want to take away some larger messages from the novel, here are a few:  Continue reading “Six Life Lesson from Pride and Prejudice”

Marry, Date or Dump: The Bennet Sisters

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While it may no longer be a truth universally recognized that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife, it is definitely true that all Jane Austen fans should be rejoicing that the Colin Firth/Jennifer Ehle BBC Pride and Prejudice mini-series is now available on Amazon Prime. In celebration, I invited you to choose between the gaggle of Bennet sisters for who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump. Super excited to see who you pick!  Continue reading “Marry, Date or Dump: The Bennet Sisters”

Links for a Lazy Sunday

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Happy Sunday friends. I hope everyone is having the coziest weekend. If you want some internet time today here are some of my favorite new links. Enjoy!

New Obsession: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

In keeping with my trend of being a tragically late adopter of all things awesome, I have recently stumbled on an internet treasure that is not only over, in that I’m guessing everyone else has seen it, but it actually ended yesterday.  This treasure is The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, a 100-episode adaptation of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice told primarily through the vlog of Lizzie Bennet.

Read on at your own risk – this is an incredibly addictive experience, especially for Jane Austen fans. Seriously, my first episode turned into watching over 20 episodes. Thank goodness most of them are less than five minutes. Continue reading “New Obsession: The Lizzie Bennet Diaries”