Bachelor Ben H: Episode 6 Recap

Following last week's cliff-hanger, episode 6 jumps in right where we left off. Directly before Rose Ceremony #5, Ben pulls Olivia aside to find out why everyone else is throwing shade. As the other women speculate whether or not Ben will take back Olivia's rose, Ben asks Olivia what she thinks about everyone hating on her. ...

Bachelor Ben H: Episode 5 Recap

Although it shouldn't cause an adverse reaction on the recap, I feel it's important to note that my Bachelor viewing and recapping conditions this week have been significantly altered. For one thing, I watched alone. My usual crew attempted to keep up the witty banter on Twitter. While it was live, it wasn't as live ...

Bachelor Ben H: Episode 4 Recap

Like the last two weeks, the initial conversation/interview footage sets the tone for the entire episode. Caila states, "Olivia is coming from a place of confidence, she doesn't care what the other women think." Caila also addresses the second storyline, "Haley and Emily, I can't tell them apart." Olivia says, "Ben is my man at this point. I've never ...

Bachelor Ben H: Episode 3 Recap

Episode 3 begins with Amanda and Lauren B. discussing Olivia. They decide that she's a Mean Girl putting on a Good Girl face for the cameras. Ah, Mean Girls. That's really the theme of the whole episode. The first of three dates this week is a one-on-one. Ben takes Lauren B., a flight attendant, for a ride in a ...

Bachelor Ben H: Episode 2 Recap

Ah, the luxury of being one of the women vying for Ben Higgins' heart. Living it up in a massive mansion, spending your non-date days poolside in the sun, spending your nights luxuriously enveloped in your bunk bed. Wait, what? Oh, yeah. Apparently the women are sleeping in bunk beds. Sweeeeeeet. But we're not watching ...

Bachelor Bracket – my picks for Season 20

Here it is! My completed Bachelor Bracket for Season 20 with Ben Higgins! I'm actually not feeling super strong about all my picks from week to week. I want to keep fiddling right up until the show begins! If I do make any changes pre-show, I'll update the image above. Good luck, everyone! Tell me who you're rooting for!  

How to roast spaghetti squash – Five Friday Favorites

As always, I'm checking in with my favorite Friday link-ups - Oh, Hey Friday, High Five for Friday, and Friday Favorites (add'l links below).   Favorite Quote Credit   Favorite Funny Admittedly, some are funnier than others, but I laughed out loud several times while watching this compilation of David Lopez' 2015 videos. My favorite is just after 3:37. How did I not know about David Lopez before ...

Bachelor Ben H: Episode 1 Recap

It has begun. The first episode of Season 20 of The Bachelor has aired. In less than an hour and twenty minutes of footage (there were a LOT of commercials) we have learned: ABC is going to capitalize on Ben's previously revealed fear of being unlovable, Ben is going to sport the man-scruff that Jared wore on the ...