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My Grandma Made Christmas Special

My Grandma made Christmas special-because she was special. When December comes it seems that every day is a reminder of how much I love and miss her. I miss the special day weeks before Christmas when I would go over … Continue reading

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Fred and Ginger: A match made in ballroom heaven

When you think of Fred Astaire, you think of Ginger Rogers. And when you think of Ginger Rogers, you think of Fred Astaire. Even though the two made over 100 films without the other, the movies that will always be … Continue reading

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Classic Screen Tests: What could have been

Can you imagine anyone besides Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable as the iconic Scarlett O’Hara and Rhett Butler in “Gone with the Wind?” Would “Singing in Rain” be one of the best musicals of all time if Gene Kelly had … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Toys

My grandma had the best toys. From her Fisher Price record player to the amazing Suzy Homemaker oven, there was always fun to be had in grandma’s basement. So you can imagine my joy when I ran into some of … Continue reading

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Top Ten Doris Day Comedies

10. It Happened to Jane Even at number 10, “It Happened to Jane” is a bright and breezy comedy starring Doris as “Jane from Maine” who becomes a national heroine when she sues evil Ernie Kovacs’s railroad for putting her … Continue reading

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Some things really are black and white

When I first heard that “It’s a Wonderful Life” had been altered from its magnificent, glossy, black and black and white finish, to a drab one dimensional colorized version, I had to have a moment of silence. What is this … Continue reading

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From Tree to Table

The minute I pulled into Cherry Hill Orchard I knew my daughter and I were in for a treat. We walked hand in hand through the orchard taking in the glory of the Glo-Haven, Sunhigh, and Carolina Belle peach trees … Continue reading

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