hollywood, california, travel, budget
Humor, Motherhood, Travel

California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

  A few years ago, Anna and I talked about going on a girls trip after she graduated high school. Kind of a Gilmore Girls-ish style getaway before Anna went away to college. I don't¬†remember exactly when we started talking about it but over the past two years, it became less talk and more action.… Continue reading California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

John Hughes, Chicago, Screenplay, Don't You Forget About Me, The Breakfast Club, 80s, 80s Movies
Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Screenplay

Don’t You Forget About Me-Scene Fifteen “You Have a Restraining Order Against Edie McClurg?”

  I could make an entire movie out of this next scene alone. But then I would get sued by the creator of Friends, which is the coffee shop (Central Perk) I used as inspiration. I've used other things in my personal life as inspiration for aspects of the screenplay so far, like: The flat… Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me-Scene Fifteen “You Have a Restraining Order Against Edie McClurg?”

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

John Hughes Playlist Because I Have Too Much Time on My Hands

This page includes affiliate links as I am a part of the Amazon affiliate program.   I don't. Have too much time on my hands, to be clear. But my John Hughes addiction never sleeps. Never. Sleeps.¬†   And yours shouldn't either which is why I am sharing with you something that I have kept… Continue reading John Hughes Playlist Because I Have Too Much Time on My Hands

Blogging, Humor, John Hughes

My Screenplay. Now on WordPress.

Remember when I told you about reading an article about trying to get your screenplay noticed? Well, one of the tips was to share my screenplay on my blog. At first, I was all HELL TO THE NOPETY NO. But I can't get my screenplay out of my mind. Like, it kind of consumes every… Continue reading My Screenplay. Now on WordPress.

Humor, John Hughes, Life

Ferris Bueller You’re My Hero

  I'm just going to start titling all of my blog posts with quotes from John Hughes movies. Because nothing says "I have given up" like plagiarism. Is that how you spell it? I GIVE UP. I sent my screenplay to Amazon Studios over a week ago. Apparently, Amazon doesn't only have Scott Toilet Paper… Continue reading Ferris Bueller You’re My Hero

Chicago, John Hughes, Sponsored Post

Making John Hughes Proud at the Skydeck Chicago Sears Tower

Yes, I said Sears Tower. Yes, I realize it's not in all actuality called the Sears Tower anymore. No, you won't ever hear me calling it anything else. Even in a sponsored post. When the fine people over at the Skydeck Chicago at the "Sears Tower" asked me if I wanted to come on over… Continue reading Making John Hughes Proud at the Skydeck Chicago Sears Tower

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes

If I Had John Hughes on a Deserted Island

I am struggling with titles lately. After blogging for almost six years, I think the well is running dry. I mean there are only so many witty titles you can come up with, am I right? The above title started out as John Hughes Movies You Must Watch. Also Titled DUH. I felt that was… Continue reading If I Had John Hughes on a Deserted Island