Category Archives: Entertainment

A Review – What Makes You Beautiful


A furrylittlegnome first!   Although she enjoys listening to Mumford & Sons, Scissor Sisters, Lady GaGa, Ed Sheeran and Those Darlins, never in a million years did gnome think that she would be a fan of a band geared towards … Continue reading

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Vim and Vigor: An Old Timer’s Beverage


Furrylittlegnome is ecstatic!  As she made her way into the kitchen and opened the refrigerator door at her parents house in Vermont, her eyes were immediately drawn to the top shelf.  There, she saw orange and her father’s favorite soda: … Continue reading

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Three Months and Counting…


The creation of furrylittlegnome is one my New Year’s resolutions for 2012. I cannot believe I have not broken it yet. After three months, to the day, of blogging under a nickname, I’ve learned many things about myself. By the … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome Visits Dinant, Belgium


Furrylittlegnome is getting giddy. Her yearly trip abroad is getting closer and closer. London will be a five day visit with just a few things on the agenda: a tour of the renovated Kensington Palace, tea at Fortnum & Mason, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough


Furrylittlegnome likes sweets. There’s no doubting that. As many of you have learned from this blog, she likes her Thin Mints and her Cadbury Creme Eggs. Something furrylittlegnome hasn’t written about, until now, is her love of chocolate chip cookie … Continue reading

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Furrylittlegnome’s Hobby That Lasts All Year


These fingers! There have been quite a few recipients of furrylittlegnome’s finished needlepoint projects. Some have been given as gifts while others have been made specifically for gnome friends. And, to be fair, furrylittlegnome has been the recipient of someone’s … Continue reading

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The Days and Nights of Sophia Petrillo


The Golden Girls Season 4. Episode 2. “The Days and Nights of Sophia Petrillo” Original air date: October 22, 1988 Air time: 24 minutes What a treat, Furrylittlegnome followers!  Gnome just went through some TiVo and found her most favorite … Continue reading

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International Approaches to Pop Culture and the News


Forget the American tabloid magazines. Forget the nightly entertainment shows.  Forget about Brian Williams, Anderson Cooper and Bill O’Reilly. Although furrylittlegnome does like the newsmen mentioned above, when she wants some pop culture gossip or news that hasn’t made it … Continue reading

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The Other Side of the St. Patrick’s Day Parade


Picture it. Sunday, March 18th, 2012. It’s a balmy 68 degrees fahrenheit, and more than 500,000 spectators have descended to the streets of South Boston, Massachusetts. The infamous St. Patrick’s Day parade is in full swing in this overwhelming Irish … Continue reading

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England on the Small Screen


The view of Thames House. The London Eye seemingly always in the background. The pubs and old neighborhoods.  Then, by contrast, a small town.  A castle in Yorkshire. The attire. The aristocracy, and oh, those accents… Furrylittlegnome came to a … Continue reading

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