Watching: The Mandalorian: Season 1

I decided to watch The Mandalorian solely for the love of baby Yoda memes. I wanted to watch the cuteness in action!

I loved making that decision! The Mandalorian was action packed and full of the cute that I was looking forward to. It’s such a quiet series, but I kinda liked just enjoying the universe it’s set in. I only watched one or two star wars films in my time and all way back when I was small, but being able to watch this was a ton of fun!

What a badass looking team! All for the protection of our special little one baby Yoda! I love that that’s basically what the whole story is. The Mandalorian protecting and caring for baby yoda. It’s a simple story, but great and very effective!

There’s the cutie! Such a mischievous little one! I am among the many who would die to protect him! I love him so much!

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All I really care about in the Mandalorian is that it’s an adorable family taking care of the worlds oldest baby and it’s the best! I have nothing else to say except I love baby yoda and I will die on that hill.

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Watching: Bird Box

It’s New Year’s Eve and I want to talk about the movie that has been a very hot topic lately: Bird Box.

Bird Box is an intense and emotional thriller that brings you on the edge of your seat. However, I found it to feel like a metaphor for life. I know in my life in a much smaller way I’m just focused on survival first. Doing what I need to do so my family and I have food on the table and that the bills are paid.

Bird Box is very different from that or course. It’s far more sinister. The forces at play are much more malicious and the end result is something more then terrifying. But the characters essentially do as we all do when we as human beings are threatened: Anything and everything that can be done to ensure survival. They forget warmth. They forget truly living. They adapt to the difficult new reality and live on.

Sometimes, I think in all our lives we forget to enjoy life. We get lost in doing task after task and make our lives into one great big to-do list and suddenly we look back and realize we didn’t let ourselves enjoy what the world has to offer. I want to live my life in such a way that should I pass on tomorrow that I have no regrets. That I at least can say I lived my life the way I wanted to an lived it well. I hadn’t been doing that for a long time in 2018, but I’m remedying that now and will continue that into the future.

Either way, watching Bird Box made me feel very intensely. Watching people make sacrifices for each other and loose loved ones and live in a world of pure chaos all trying to find at least something or someone to hold on to was terribly beautiful. The deaths were terrible. Watching people kill themselves in such horrible ways broke my heart. Yet this story really isn’t about the death. It’s about those who live on. About finding meaning in what is now. That’s an incredible message.

I’m not going to talk about the ending or even the blind aspect of the movie. Which visually put me on edge the entire movie. Because even if those things are important and have technical affect on making the person watching feel a certain way it’s not what I got out of this movie.

I gained a new perspective. A reaffirmation to move forward in life full force. To take chances and not give up. Maybe, this isn’t the typical thing that is received from watching this movie. I’m not sure how much this aspect is talked about. Either way, this is movie that is a fantastic watch. It’s definitely my brand of Sci-fi.

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Binge Watching: Baby Daddy

In an attempt to find a wholesome and happy show to lift my spirits I stumbled across a show called Baby Daddy. It is funny, cute, and heartwarming. It’s exactly what I needed.

I’m on season 2 episode 4 and with every episode I feel everything in me feel a little bit lighter. This show is such a treat to enjoy.

I think my favorite part of the show is that Ben and his roommates are very typical guys. Sports loving, girl chasing, sometimes super idiot guys, but at the end of the day, they all love the unexpected little girl that came from Ben having a little too much fun. They would do anything for their little girl. Anything. It’s beautiful to watch.

Another thing I love about the show is the cute love triangle between Riley and the two brothers Ben and Danny. Personally, I’m rooting for Danny and Riley, even if Danny’s skull is sometimes too thick for him to realize that he could have had Riley a long time ago if he wasn’t always going out with so many different women, but I digress. I just love his love for her and damn it I want to see a good thing thrive. Riley has a crush on Ben, but honestly, I really don’t like them together that much. I love the dynamic between Riley and Danny. I want to see sparks fly between them.

Then there is Tucker. I love Tuker. Though may he RIP the day he meets the wrong girl who gets him in his place for thinking that he is God’s gift to women. (Actually, all three guys semi have this very irritating little quality and I’m glad Riley is there to keep them in check.) Tucker always gets himself into odd and funny situations. He’s always fun to watch.

Ben and Danny’s mother makes a reoccurring appearance that adds chaos into the mix in a really fun way. I really enjoy her role in the story. She is crazy, yet she really does love her boys. She always had to take some sort of stab at Riley though.

Then there is Emma the little girl everyone loves. Emma is the real star. The reason everything has changed for every member of this odd little family. She is adorable.

This show for me somehow has given me a little piece of hope. That one day everything I hope for will work out. That I’ll find my happiness. That I’ll find a love that makes me smile everyday. That the journey will be bright. Something about the light and fun of this show gives me real hope. I needed that.

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