Truly, Madly, Sweetly

Truly, Madly, Sweetly – A Warm and Heartfelt Romance

October 2, 2018 3 Comments

Truly, Madly, Sweetly (2018) Hallmark Original Review

As the first of Hallmark Channel’s Fall Harvest 2018 line up, Truly, Madly, Sweetly has a kind of responsibility to “set the tone” as it were. While it may not be the one viewers were most giddy about, it’s certainly the one that deserves it.

Natalie (Nikki Deloach) is at a crossroads. She’s happy with her mobile cupcake shop, but her friend knows Natalie is “settling.” Following a bad break up, she’s comfortable in her life despite the fact her talent as a baker could take her further.

Eric (Dylan O’ Neal) is a finance guy who’s trying to make life work as a single parent. His ex-wife is a part of Doctors without Borders for a year which means Eric is solely responsible for his daughter Lily.

When a serendipitous encounter leads Eric to meet Natalie, the two of them soon learn their one-time meeting is about to turn into an unexpected partnership.

TV MOVIE REVIEW | Yes, I Do – A Fun Comedy about a Runaway Bride!

This movie is romantic-comedy magic. It makes it so easy to forget it’s a TV premiere. At least when it comes to sparks. Perhaps the sets remind us of the scale (because everything is “smaller” by comparison), but these two characters together? They’re brilliant. I love this film. Without preamble I do want to put this out there because Truly, Madly, Sweetly is one of Hallmark’s best. From the opening titles, I could tell this one was going to be “different,” I just didn’t know if the promising opener would mean good or bad things.

Between the serendipitous (albeit romance-movie-trope cliché) meet-cute to the missed-kisses, the romance in this film is where it’s at. Sometimes the chemistry in these originals is friendly and cutesy, and other times it sparkles. The latter usually results in some of my favorite romances from Hallmark. This holds true of Truly, Madly, Sweetly.

Beyond the would-be romance of this script (which I’ve talked of more than enough), there is plenty more to love. The supporting characters are fabulous and Lily is an adorable addition to the story. Then there’s the food. Let me tell you, the food is almost like a character itself. Everything looks so yummy. I will admit, I kind of wanted to try one of everything. It didn’t help that the night I watched this, I already had a kind of “sweet tooth” craving.

Just in case the over-the-top sprinkles of gushing doesn’t convey this, let me just say, I 100% love this little film. It’s cheery and cute with just the right about of sass and spot-on perfect chemistry. If you haven’t made time for this one or room on your DVR, I highly recommend you give Truly, Madly, Sweetly a chance to charm you.

One of #Hallmark's best romances yet! See Dylan O'Neal (Gourmet Detective) in TRULY, MADLY, SWEETLY, a warm and witty rom-com Click To Tweet

Photos: Hallmark Channel / Crown Media Press

About Rissi JC

amateur photog. #bookblogger. downton abbey. inspys. internet-photo-shy. writer. the aspiration is to someday write professionally. a girl can dream, right?

Rissi JC

amateur photog. #bookblogger. downton abbey. inspys. internet-photo-shy. writer. the aspiration is to someday write professionally. a girl can dream, right?

All posts

3 Comments

  • Chanel Monroe October 8, 2018 at 9:12 am

    I thought this movie was charming and cute. I also loved that it revolved around a bakery. The lead actors were great, too.

  • […] TV MOVIE REVIEW | Truly, Madly, Sweetly – A Warm and Heartfelt Romance […]

  • Leave a Reply

    (Enter your URL then click here to include a link to one of your blog posts.)

    Bonjour and Welcome!

    Welcome | thank you for visiting and reading. if you like, you are invited to join our conversations and follow along – join us.  You’re most welcome.
    Read more about Finding Wonderland

    ps: please excuse the “disorder.” you can read more about Finding Wonderland’s changes, new follow options and why archive posts are a mess in my “Disorder + Feedback” post!

    Finding Wonderland Elsewhere!

    Finding Wonderland in your Inbox!

    Subscribe! Have Finding Wonderland's new content sent to your inbox; sign up for our once (or twice) monthly round up of new content. If you'd like to have this newsletter sent to your inbox, you can enter your email address here. Please note, this does require a sign-up confirmation via email, and that email may be sent to a junk or spam folder.

    RSS Feed

    Enter your email address:

    Shop our Etsy Store

    Archives

    Disclosures

    Some of the links on this blog are affiliate links, which means that if you click on a product link, I may receive (a small) compensation. This compensation comes at no additional cost to you.

    Rissi JC (RissiWrites.com) is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.

    All written content (unless noted) is © Copyright Rissi JC and Finding Wonderland (RissiWrites.com).

    Categories

    ×
    %d bloggers like this: