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TV enthusiast, avid children's book collector, amateur food photographer and lover of all things kitschy.

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The Best Aussie Kids TV Shows from the ’90s

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Rugrats, Rocko’s Modern Life, Captain Planet, Daria, Art Attack, Sailor Moon, Madeline…us ’90s kids enjoyed some quality TV in our day! But what about homegrown Australian shows? There were plenty of those as well. Hold onto your Tazos, we’re taking a nostal-journey through some of the best Aussie kids TV shows from the ’90s.

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10 Reasons You Should Join the Good Ship Bughead

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If you’ve been watching and falling in love with Riverdale, it may have already come to your attention that there’s a new relationship on the horizon. Betty and Jughead, ship name Bughead, got closer in the last episode and their chemistry is undeniable! If you can’t see it, we’ve got 10 reasons to help you understand. For those of you already aboard the S.S. Bughead, get comfortable and enjoy the ride.

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8 Guilty Pleasure Rom-Coms You’ll Hate Yourself for Loving

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Sometimes all you need after a long hard day is a funny, romantic and uncomplicated movie. Watching two people fall in love while battling the odds somehow makes all your troubles melt away. Maybe it makes you feel even better when there’s lame dialogue, goofy sidekicks and unrealistic storylines? Cue guilty pleasure rom-coms. You’ll hate yourself for loving them.

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Riverdale is Nothing Like Archie Comics and It’s Okay

Riverdale The CW Netflix Archie Comics Adaptation

The first episode of Riverdale, the teen drama based on the Archie Comics, aired last week. As a longtime fan and collector of the original comic books, I was pumped to hear it had been revived again (there have already been several film and TV adaptations). The wholesome and lovable characters that I knew were coming to the small screen! But after I watched the first teaser trailer, I realised that it wasn’t going to be anything like the soda-pops-and-sock-hops-world that I was expecting….and that was okay.

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Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Fashion Hits and Misses

Gilmore Girls A Year in the Life Fashion

You’ve seen Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and mentally picked your fashion hits and misses, right? Do we have the same thoughts?

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10 Unimportant Things I Noticed in the Gilmore Girls Trailer

If you’re a Gilly, you’ll already know that the Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life trailer was released today. You’ll not only know it but you’ll have seen it several times and paused it to analyse every 1-second clip for spoilers.

By now you’ve probably noticed the big things like Emily in a t-shirt and jeans, Stars Hollow: The Musical, Lorelai seeing a therapist, Jess’ hair, the random pig running through town, Miss Patty’s dramatic weight loss and Kirk’s beard. Oh and the Gilmore Guys cameo in the Dragonfly dining room. Well, I noticed some other stuff. Unimportant stuff, some might say. But who’s to say what’s important? Come on, I’ll take you on a journey back through the most joyous 2 minutes and 26 seconds we’ve collectively experienced since 2007 (when the last episode aired).

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Pumpkin Spice Lattes are Here and We’ve Tried Them

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve heard about Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Aussies have spent years living in FoMO. Well, no more, my friends. They’re finally available in Australia!

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How to Explain Social Media to Your Parents

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“What’s Snapchat?” “Is Pin-interest like an online cork-board?” “Isn’t Tumblr a type of glass?” Are you sick of trying to explain social media to your mum and dad? Or have you yourself fallen out of touch with the ever-changing world of social media? What IS social media? In a nutshell, it’s a tool people use to create and share content online. What kind of content? Depends what you’re in the mood for. Let’s ‘update’ your tech awareness by ‘zooming in’ on some of the world’s most popular social media apps.

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Why Fran Fine is BFF Material

Why Fran Fine is BFF Material

We all know her as the big-haired, loud-mouthed, Jewish heroine from The Nanny. But Fran Fine is so much more than just her hair, mouth and heritage. She’s major BFF material and here’s why.

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Delicious Dishes of Brain Food on Season 2 of iZombie

Delicious Dishes of Brain Food

A sequel to our Season 1 post, this is a journey through every delicious dish of brain food featured in Season 2 of iZombie!

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