Silver Petticoat

In recent years, I had the opportunity to become a contributing writer for Silver Petticoat. I am thrilled to have found this chance and am loving writing for such a classy and informative site. It’s an opportunity to write about different things – or at the very least, write about topics in different formats, plus the ladies who run it are fabulously helpful and great to chat with. In case you are unfamiliar with what kind of content Silver Petticoat puts out, their tagline is, “a hybrid online magazine that is a mix between a blog, an entertainment magazine and a journal.”

Should you be interested in any of said content, below is a list of articles I’ve contributed, everything from TV recaps to reviews. If these topics aren’t your thing, go by and visit the site. There’s so many amazing writers and topics to browse – and let me tell you, I’ve made some great discoveries thanks to Silver Petticoat.



Previewing Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Valentine’s Day 2018
Winter 2018 Box Office Preview
Previewing Hallmark Channel’s Winterfest 2018 – Four All-New Premieres
Previewing Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas, Part 2
Previewing Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas 2017, Part 1
6 Reasons Hillary Manton Lodge’s ‘Jane of Austin’ Should be On Your Must-Read ASAP List
8 Books that Would Make Perfect Hallmark Films
Previewing Hallmark Channel’s June Weddings Originals
Silver Petticoat’s Summer 2017 Box Office Preview
Spring 2017 YA Book Preview

Features: Romantic Moment of the Week ♥

THE LATEST ⬅ Classic Romantic Moment of the Month: ‘Never Been Kissed’ and the Best First Kiss
Classic Romantic Moment of the Month: Republic of Doyle’s Jake & Leslie
Classic Romantic Moment of the Month: Fall in Love with While You Were Sleeping
Classic Romantic Moment of the Month: The Greatest Showman’s Love Story in the Stars
Romantic Moment of the Week: True Love Reunites in ‘Forever My Girl’
Romantic Moment of the Week:
Romantic Moment of the Week: A Timeless Romance in Guernsey
Romantic Moment of the Week: Endeavour and its Intellectual, Beautiful Romance
Romantic Moment of the Week: Falling in Love at First Dance
Romantic Moment of the Week: The Prince and Me
Romantic Moment of the Week: When Calls the Heart – Jack and Elizabeth Say ‘I Do’
Pirates of the Caribbean‘s Will and Elizabeth
Enchanted‘s Robert and Giselle
A Christmas Prince: Amber and Richard
Warm Bodies: R and Julie
Everything, Everything‘s Olly and Maddy
Wonder Woman: Steve and Diana
This Beautiful Fantastic
The Other End of the Line: Priya and Granger
Call the Midwife‘s Tom and Barbara

First Daughter’s James and Samantha 

Photo: CW

Silver Petticoat’s Winter 2017 YA Book Preview
Silver Petticoat’s Winter 2017 Box Office Preview
Silver Petticoat’s Fall 2016 Box Office Preview
Words of Wisdom From Women of Literature & Literary
Film Adaptations

14 Memorable and Swoony-Worthy Proposals in Period

Silver Petticoat’s Summer 2016 Box Office Preview
10 Upcoming Small Screen Period Dramas
Silver Petticoat Review’s Spring 2016 Box Office

The First Dance – 12 Memorable Romantic Dance Scenes
in Film and Television

The Meet Cute: 10 Memorable First Meetings in Film
A Countdown to Ten Hallmark Channel Valentine’s Day

Nine Underrated Romantic Moments in Period Dramas
Round Up of Winter 2016 Movie Releases
10 Favorite Literary Couples of 2015
16 Upcoming YA Novels of 2016
15 YA Fantasy Novels on My Shelf
15 Favorite Christmas Hallmark Channel Films
15 YA Fairytale Re-tellings on My Shelf
20 Underrated and Obscure Period Dramas
Top Ten Favorite Episodes of Agatha Christie’s Marple
Top 15 Favorite Comic Book Heroes in Film and

15 Must-Read YA Dystopian Novels
Top 15 Favorite Hallmark Channel Romances
Rissi’s Top 15 Favorite Contemporary Romance Novels

Lists (Musings)
Seven Reasons Why the Return of Gilmore
is the Best News Ever
Seven Reasons
to Watch the Romantic film Warm Bodies

Reasons to Watch Period Drama Call the Midwife

Seven Reasons Why Mr. Selfridge is
a Must-See

Five Reasons to Discover The Making of a
Book and Film ReviewsBook Review: Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour, by
Morgan Matson
Book Review: An Uncertain Choice, by Jody
Book Review: The Bronte Plot, by Katherine
Book Review: The Gifting, by K.E. Ganshert
Book Review: Landry Park, by Bethany Hagen
Book Review: The Lost Girl of Astor Street by Stephanie Morrill
Book Review: Mirrored, by Alex Flinn
Book Review: The Orphan Queen, by Jodi
Book ReviewPride and Prejudice and Zombies, by
Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Book Review: Rebel Belle, by Rachel Hawkins
Book Review: Ruby Red, by Kerstin Gier
Book Review: The Siren, by
Kiera Cass
Book Review: Snow Like Ashes, by Sara
Book Review: Soundless, by Richelle Mead
Book Review: To Get to You, by Joanne
Book Review: Truthwitch, by Susan Dennard
Book Review: Velvet Undercover, by Teri

Photo: Universal Pictures
Film Review: The 5th Wave (2016)
Film Review: A Knight’s Tale
Review: Already Tomorrow in Hong Kong
 An Ideal
 Anything for Love (Hallmark)
Film Review: The Art of Us (Hallmark)
Review: Before We Go
 Beyond the Mask (2015)
Film Review: Big Eyes (2015)
Review: The Bridge, Part One
 (Karen Kingsbury)
Bridge, Part Two

Film Review: Can’t Help Singing
Film Review: Carrie Pilby (2017)
Film Review: Casanova (2005)
Film Review: Chance at Romance

Film Review: The Christmas Cure (Hallmark)

Film Review: 
Cinderella  (2015)
Film Review:
 Cold Comfort Farm

Film Review: Crooked House* (2017)

Film Review: 
Crown for Christmas (Hallmark)
Film Review: David Copperfield
Film Review:
 David Copperfield (2000)
Film Review:
 Dear Eleanor

Film Review: Dirty Dancing (2017, TV)
Film Review: Dirty Dancing (1987)
Film Review: Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights*
Film Review: The Divergent Series: Allegiant (2015)
Film Review: The Duchess
Film Review: Easy A
 (Emma Stone)
Film Review: Elizabethtown (2005)
Film Review: Emma (A&E)
Film Review:
 Emma (1996)
Film Review: Emma (2009)

Film Review: Everything, Everything (2017)
Film Review: Fallen (2017)
Film Review: Falling for Vermont (Hallmark)
Film Review: Gifted (2017)
Film Review: The Giver (2014)
Film Review: Gosford Park
Film Review:
 His Butler’s Sister

Film Review: Harvest Love (Hallmark)
Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 (2015)
Film Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War
Film Review: I Capture the Castle (2003)
Film Review: The Importance of Being Earnest
Film Review: The Inheritance (1997)
Film Review: The Intern (2015)
Film Review: An Invisible Sign

Film Review: A Joyous Christmas (Hallmark)
Film Review: Kate and Leopold
Film Review:
 La La Land (2016)
Film Review: Late Bloomer (2016)
Film Review: The Legend of Tarzan

Film Review: Love at the Shore (Hallmark)
Film Review: Love on the Air (Hallmark)

Film Review: Love, Rosie (2014)
Film Review: Love Struck Cafe (Hallmark) 
Film Review: Magical Christmas Ornaments (Hallmark)
Film Review: The Majestic (2001)
Film Review: The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

Film Review: Marry Me At Christmas (Hallmark)
Film Review: Maximum Ride (2016)

Film Review: Ms. Matched (Hallmark)
Film Review: My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)
Film Review: The Mystery of a Hansom Cab (2006)

Film Review: Murder on the Orient Express (2017)
Film Review: The Outcasts (2017)
Film Review: Paper Towns (2015)

Film Review: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Film Review: The Prestige
Film Review: Possession
Film Review: Pride and Prejudice (1940)
Film Review: The Rewrite  (2014)
Film Review: The Rocketeer
Film Review: Romeo and Juliet (2013)
Film Review: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Film Review: Scoop (2005)
Film Review: Secret of Moonacre (2008)
Film Review: Serendipity (2001)
Film Review: Seventh Son
Film Review: Something in the Wind (1947)

Film Review: Sweet Home Alabama 
Film Review: Table 19
Film Review: Testament of Youth (2015)

Film Review: This Beautiful Fantastic (2016)
Film Review: Unleashing Mr. Darcy (2016)
Film Review: Up in Central Park
Film Review: The von Trapp Family: A Life of Music
Film Review: The War Bride (2001)

Film Review: We Love You Sally, Carmichael
Film Review: What a Girl Wants (2003)
Film Review: Woman in Gold (2015)

Film Review: The Zookeeper’s WifeTV Review: And Then There Were None (2015) – Agatha
Christie’s Dark and Mysterious Miniseries

TV Review: Allegiance – an Intriguing Political CIA

TV Review: The Astronaut Wives Club – ABC’s New Summer
Program is Breezy Fun

TV Review: Bomb Girls, Season One – Canada’s Women of

TV Review: The Buccaneers – Four American Girls Taking
in a London Season
TV Review: Call the Midwife, Series Six – Popular BBC Drama Produces its Best Writing and Season Yet 
TV Review: The Catch – ABC’s Smart, Sassy and
Romantic New Primetime Drama

TV Review: Close to the Enemy – Acorn TV’s 1940s
Scripted Drama

TV Review: Colony – USA’s Intriguing and Romantic
Dystopia for Adults

TV Review: The Crown (2016) – Netflix’s Sweeping
Biographical Drama

TV Review: David Copperfield (1999) (BBC Miniseries)
TV Review: David Copperfield – A Dickens Adaptation
Starring Hugh Dancy
 (2000, Hallmark Entertainment)
TV Review: Dickensian – A Gothic Dickens Prequel
TV Review: The Doctor Blake Mysteries – A
Character-Driven Australian Mystery Series

TV Review: Doctor Thorne (2016) – Julian Fellowes’ New
Period Drama Miniseries

TV Review: The Durrells In Corfu – ITV’s Zany
Biographical Drama

TV Review: Endeavour,Seasons 1-4
TV Review: Good Witch Season Two Premiere Review – A
Charming Hallmark Series

TV Review: Grantchester – ITV’s Newest ’50’s Era
Mystery Program Worth Watching

TV Review: The Halcyon, Series One (2016) – The Night Life of Glitz and Glamour During the London Blitz
TV Review: He Knew He Was Right (2004) – A Darker
Period Drama Featuring David Tennant

TV Review: Houdini and Doyle – An Entertaining Period
Drama About Sleuths

TV Review: Jericho, Series One (2016) – ITV’s
Lush & Romantic, Western Period Drama

TV Review: Late Bloomer – Sweet RomCom About Finding

TV Review: Legends of Tomorrow – A Superhero Sci-Fi
Adventure with Doctor Who Inspiration

TV Review: Mercy Street – A Proper Southern Period

TV Review: Mr. Selfridge, Series Four – A Fond

TV Review: Murdoch Mysteries, Season One – A Clever,
Progressive 1800’s Detective Show

TV Review: My Mother and Other Strangers (2017) – Quiet WWII BBC Drama

TV Review: 
Our Zoo (BBC) – A BBC TV Miniseries Based on a True

TV Review: Pan Am, The Complete Series (2011) – ABC’s Frothy & Romantic Period Drama

TV Review: 
Restless (BBC Miniseries) – Hayley Atwell Master Spy

TV Review: 
Scorpion – A Clever and Lighthearted Crime Drama

TV Review: 
Stitchers – ABC Family’s New Summer Procedural with
a Sci-Fi Twist

When Calls the Heart Season Four
(Find Season Three
recaps further down the page.)

Calls the Heart, Heart of a Fighter Recap – Season Four Finale Packs Roller-Coaster
 (Episode Ten)
Calls the Heart, Heart of a Secret Recap – Return to Normal (Plus, a New
Romance Blossoms!)
 (Episode Nine)
Calls the Heart, Courageous Hearts Recap – Closet Skeletons and A Guilty
 (Episode Eight)
Calls the Heart, “Healing Heart” Recap – Best (and Worst) of Times and a
Missing Witness
 (Episode Seven)
Calls the Heart, My Heart Will Go On Recap – Partings and a Standout Romantic
Moment (Worth Waiting For)
 (Episode Six)
When Calls the Heart, Heart of a Teacher Recap –
Hope Valley Changes… and Elizabeth Leaves?
 (Episode Five)
Calls the Heart, Change of Heart Recap – Matchmakers and Troublemakers
Calls the Heart – Heart of the Community Recap – A Carnival, Outlaws, and
Stolen Kisses
 (Episode Three)
Calls the Heart Season Four: Episodes One and Two Recap – The Railway Comes to
Hope Valley

Victoria (ITV) TV Recaps
Photo: ITV / Masterpiece Theatre

the Midwife, Series Five

Photo: BBC
Photo: Hallmark Channel / Crown Media
Photo: ITV / Masterpiece Theatre
Photo: ITV / Masterpiece Theatre
Photo: CW

Photo: CW


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