Marry, Date or Dump: Atticus Finch, Pa Ingalls, & Mr. Bennet


I’ve been picking YA characters for the last few weeks, so I thought today I’d up the age factor and give you three literary father figures to choose from. Your choices are between Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mocking Bird, Pa Ingalls from the Little House series, and Mr. Bennet from Pride and Prejudice.  Let me know in the comments who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump.

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Six Life Lesson from Pride and Prejudice


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

Marry, Date or Dump: Mr. Bingley, Nick Carraway, and Ashley Wilkes

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Happy Monday! One of my first and most popular marry date or dump posts asked readers to make the choice between Mr. Darcy, Jay Gatsby, and Rhett Butler. Today I decided to give you their counterparts to choose between today. Let me know in the comments, who you would marry, who you would date, and who you would dump when it comes to Mr. Bingley, Nick Carraway, and Ashles Wilkes. I know who I would pick, but I’m excited to see what you decide!

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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