Tag: Week in Movies

The Weekly Recap (163)

Posted March 15, 2021 by Rowena in Features | 4 Comments

It’s been a busy last couple of weeks for me so I’ve been noticeably absent from the blog. I’m also not reading for shit so there’s that. I am, however, watching movies and dramas so I’m not completely bored when I’m not working. My niece Chach got married a couple of weeks ago so I was in Utah for the wedding (and it came out great!) and then after the wedding (literally the day after the wedding), a good friend of mine from high school’s son died and my family stayed in Utah for that funeral but I was already home, and so was my Dad so instead of staying home, I went to Cali and worked from my sister’s house and took care of my Dad for the week.

It was good to spend some quality time with my Dad because he’s freaking awesome. He’s funny as hell and he’s just great company. I miss him when I’m home in Vegas so it was good to get some quality one on one. While I was home, I had dinner with both of my brothers and I even got to hang out with my BTS buddy B Nice and I was able to surprise my bestie, Therese, who had surgery on her neck/spine and was recovering at home. I watched a kdrama with her and her Mom so our surgery crew was back together again and it was nice.

Thanks to my BTS bestie, B Nice for picking me up on my last day in L.A. and spending the entire day taking me to all of my favorite Asian spots in L.A. that we just don’t have here in Vegas. I missed my black almond milk tea (with 3 pumps of sweetener, haha) from CHA for Tea and our kimbap from The Place Gue Jip in Gardena. It was also great to grab some BTS albums from the new kpop store in the Del Amo Mall. We made a day of all of my favorite spots and it was a blast!

BTS didn’t end up winning a Grammy last night but it’s all good. They performed and though it wasn’t my favorite performance of Dynamite, they still performed well and worked hard and that’s all that matters to me. I’m not a big fan of the Grammy’s but if the boys want one then I guess I’ll keep watching them until the boys get theirs.

Now, let’s get into all of the things that I did last week…
What I Watched


Kingdom | 3.5 out of 5
Signal | 4 out of 5
Tazza: The Hidden Card | 4.25 out of 5
What I Read
Not a hot damn thing. Get it together already, Wena.
Eye Candy Friday


Sa Hye Jun
Record of Youth
What I Reviewed


The Traitor Queen by Danielle L. Jensen | 4.5 out of 5
The Beast of Beswick by Amalie Howard | 4 out of 5
What I Posted
The Weekly Recap (162)
Eye Candy Friday: Sa Hye Jun from Record of Youth
What Made Me Laugh

There you have it, my week in review. How was your week?

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The Weekly Recap (162)

Posted February 22, 2021 by Rowena in Books, Features, Movies, Music | 6 Comments


The Weekly Recap is pretty self-explanatory. It’s a feature where I recap my week in books, movies, and kdramas. Since we’re still in a pandemic, I’m not doing much outside of my house and I really doubt you guys want to hear about my trips to the grocery store so stick around and let’s see what I got into this week.
What I Watched


A Love so Beautiful
Run BTS!
Sisyphys
What I Read


The Beast of Beswick by Amalie Howard | 4 out of 5
What I Listened To


What if I by Ailee



One Step by Hyolyn feat. Jay Park



24/7=Heaven by BTS
What I Got


A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
What I Got for Review


The Road Trip by Beth O’Leary
The Ones We’re Meant to Find by Joan He
Eye Candy Friday


Kim Namjoon
RM from BTS
What I Reviewed
Nothing again. Get it together, Wena!
What I Posted
The Weekly Recap (161)
The Weekly Playlist (3)
Eye Candy Friday: Kim Namjoon, RM from BTS
What Made Me Laugh

There you have it, my week in review. How was your week?

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The Weekly Recap (160)

Posted February 8, 2021 by Rowena in Features | 12 Comments



Not much has been going on lately. Especially this week. Things are poppin’ at work so I’ve been busy there but it’s mostly boring stuff that is only interesting to me and my coworkers. Brenna started her job last week and my kid is so grown now. She has a 9-5 job, she’s exhausted when she gets off of work but she still makes time to call me every day to tell me all about her day. I think I talk to Brenna more now than when she was here. Our talks are more meaningful now and even though she gets on my hot damn nerves when we’re together, I miss her. I’ll get to see her in a couple of weeks for my niece’s wedding so I’m looking forward to that. I’ll also get to see my Dad. It’s been an adjustment not seeing him every single day but like Brenna, I do talk to my Dad at least once a week and our talks are a lot more meaningful now. He’s still the same, happy go lucky guy and I’m fortunate to still have him around. I’m looking forward to seeing him again.

I’ve also been thinking about my best friend, Therese. Since I know that you’re reading this, I’m thinking of you, Therese! My fast went well yesterday and I’ve got my fingers crossed that you’ll get some answers. Love you, dude!

Now, let’s get into all of the things that I did last week…

What I Watched


My Mister | 5 out of 5
Reply 1988 | 4 out of 5
True Beauty | 4.25 out of 5
What I Read


Wicked Fox by Kat Cho | 4 out of 5
What I Listened To


Map of the Soul: 7
You Never Walk Alone
Dark and Wild
Eye Candy Friday


Jung Hoseok
J Hope from BTS
What I Reviewed


The Roommate by Rosie Danan | 4 out of 5



Wings and You Never Walk Alone
What I Posted
The Weekly Recap (159)
The Monthly Recap: January 2021
My TBR Pile: February 2021
Eye Candy Friday: Jung Hoseok, J Hope from BTS
What Made Me Laugh

There you have it, my week in review. How was your week?

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The Weekly Recap (159)

Posted February 1, 2021 by Rowena in Features | 10 Comments


This week, there was a funeral in my family and I sat through the 7 hour funeral feeling bad for my niece. My cousin’s grandson passed away last month and they were finally able to lay him to rest on Friday. He was the same age as my Lukey so I’ve been thinking about Luke a lot lately. Hold your babies close because you just never know.

Now, let’s get into all of the things that I did last week…

Off the Blog

What I Watched


Run BTS: This week’s Run BTS follows the boys as they play games. In order to go home, they have to complete all 14 games and let me tell you, Suga, Jin, and J Hope are terrible at games. I laughed plenty of times watching the boys try to finish and win the games and just…failing. When Jin and RM watch V make his way through the laser games so smoothly and without hitting the bells, it was super funny.

True Beauty: This show continues to make me smile with each and every episode. It hasn’t been super perfect because I feel like Im Ju-gyeong be doing the most when trying to hide her bare face from everyone. But I’m really liking the romance between her and Lee Su-ho and though I do enjoy the friendship between her and Han Seo-jun but for me, and this is coming from someone who didn’t read the webtoon, I’m Team Su-ho through and through.

Naruto: I started watching this show because my friend B Nice wanted to show some love to our other friend Therese because we’re constantly forcing Therese to do things that we love and she does it (I have the best friends) so to show her that we love her, we both started watching Naruto because it’s Therese’s favorite show. B Nice and I started it together but B Nice has blown way past me. I started watching it on Netflix and for some reason, I could not understand what the heck is going on so everyone told me to watch it on Hulu, and even though it’s the same show, it’s heaps better on Hulu. Now that I’m all caught up on everything, I’m finally understanding what the heck is going on and who is who so yesss I’m enjoying it so much more now.

Sweet Home: I binge-watched the entire first season this weekend and enjoyed every single minute. This just might be the year that I get into horror stuff because I’ve watched a couple of movies and now this show and I think I’m hooked. I’ll review this one soon.



The Forgotten | 3.5 out of 5
The Call | 4 out of 5
Finding Ohana: | 2.5 out of 5
What I Read


The Roommate by Rosie Danan | 4 out of 5
The Intimacy Experiment by Rosie Danan | 4 out of 5
What I Listened To


Map of the Soul: Persona
Map of the Soul: 7

On the Blog

Eye Candy Friday


Jeon Jungkook
Jungkook from BTS



Kim Seokjin
Jin from BTS

What I Reviewed


The Bridge Kingdom by Danielle L. Jensen | 4.5 out of 5
Record of Youth | 3.75 out of 5
Scandal of the Year by Laura Lee Guhrke | 4.5 out of 5



The Most Beautiful Moment in Life Pt. 1 & 2, Young Forever
What I Posted
The Weekly Recap (158)
The Weekly Playlist (2)
Eye Candy Friday: Jeon Jungkook, Jungkook from BTS
Eye Candy Friday: Kim Seokjin, Jin from BTS
What Made Me Laugh

There you have it, my week in review. How was your week?

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The Weekly Recap (158)

Posted January 18, 2021 by Rowena in Features | 0 Comments


For the most part, my days and nights are a routine of daily tasks. Get up for work, make some coffee, work, figure out dinner, cook or help my sister cook, take my meds, and though I should be bored by all of the mundane tasks that I do every single day, I’m not. I like having a routine. I like having a to-do list, I even like cleaning the house on Saturdays. I never, in a million years thought I would ever like waking up on Saturday to clean.

I’ve been living in Las Vegas for a little over two months and I think my body has finally become accustomed to this dry ass Vegas winter weather because I’m not struggling anymore. I was hating life for a few weeks but I’m super glad that all of that seems to be behind me now.

This post is coming to you a little late because I took the day off yesterday and then completely forgot to schedule this to go up this morning. Oops.

Anyway, let’s get into all of the things that I did last week…

Off the Blog

What I Watched


Run BTS
True Beauty
Naruto
BTS Prom Party – Re;View & Pre;View

Last week was a great week of TV watching for me. I’m really amping up on my Naruto binge watching and I’m wanting to spank Naruto less and less though now I’m wanting to spank all of the other kids, even Sasuke. True Beauty was great this week too. Holy shit, Lee Su Ho!!! This week’s BTS concert/fan event that I watched was the BTS Prom Party and that was yet another fantastic show. I really want to see these guys live in concert. I can’t wait for them to start touring again.
What I Read


Training Camp by Wesley King and Kobe Bryant (Rain) | 4 out of 5

It took me a couple of days to get into Rain’s story but once I had a grasp on what was going on, the story really picked up and I ended up liking this one. I’m breaking up each kids story since it’s a lot to read at one time so next month, I’ll read the next story. Still, Rain’s book was a solid one.

What I Listened To


Love Yourself 承: Her
Love Yourself 轉: Tear
Love Yourself 結: Answer

Oh man, this set of albums was fantastic and I think most of my favorite songs are on the Love Yourself: Tear album. So much goodness so it was a great week in music for me.

On the Blog

Eye Candy Friday


Min Yoongi, Suga from BTS
What I Reviewed


Blood Heir by Ilona Andrews | 4.5 out of 5
Strong Woman Do Bong Soon | 4.5 out of 5



Dark and Wild by BTS
What I Posted
The Weekly Recap (157)
My Worst of 2020: The Books
The Weekly Playlist (1)
Eye Candy Friday: Min Yoongi, Suga from BTS
What Are You Reading? (552)
What Made Me Laugh

There you have it, my week in review. How was your week?

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