Memorable Quote: My Secret Hotel Episode 5

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I am slowly making my way through tvN’s latest new rom-com titled My Secret Hotel, starring Yoo In Na, Jin Yi Han, and Namgoong Min. It’s a delightful and quirky show that’s providing many viewers with love and laughter every Mondays and Tuesdays.

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Movie Monday – The Spy (2013)

Starring: Seol Kyeong-gu as Chul-Soo, Moon So-ri as
Young-Hee, Daniel Henney as Ryan, and Ko Chang-seok as Head of a department Jin

Rating: PG-13, some violence

Running Time: 121 min

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The Return of Superman: Song Il Gook and His Three Boys at the Water Park…Yikes!

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I don’t know about you, but when I read that Song Il Gook took his sons–Dae Han, Min Guk, and Man Se–romping to the water park, I just about died! Poor Dad~! *anticipates exhaustion*

All in all, though, the kids have a marvelous time, and we see once again Superman Daddy Song at his best! ;) Continue reading

Bulletin Board: August 31 – September 6

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Hi, Twinkles!

I hope that you’ve all been well. :) A big “Welcome!” if you’re new to the Musings community. Hopefully, you’ll like romping here with us as much as we do…and as we indulge in our love of K-dramas and overall “happiness.” :)

Without further ado, let’s get started with this week’s announcements! :)

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We Got Married: YY Couple (August 30, 2014 – Episode 235)

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We left our YY Couple last week preparing to paraglide down a mountain as part of their unexpected summer vacation bonus from We Got Married. Let’s take a look at how they enjoyed their day.

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Klay-Drama: Fated to Love You

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As the end of Fated to Love You is coming near *sobs*, it’s our Snail Couple’s turn to get the “clay treatment”!

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Friday Fun: Henry – “Bounce”

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Woohoo~! Happy Friday, Twinkles!

It’s finally Friday! I cannot tell you how happy I am for today! :) For whatever reason, the first week back to school has been a rough one for me…I was so exhausted! I couldn’t believe how tired I was. *grimaces* The bright side of the week is that I met a great number of students (150+) who seem eager to tackle a new semester of studies with me! :) Their eagerness to learn and further their education helped minimize my fatigue. ;)

Without further ado, let’s take a look at this week’s fun selection to usher in the weekend!

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Glorious Day: Episode 38 Written Preview and English Translation

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The proverbial other shoe has finally dropped for Shin Ae, and in all honesty, I don’t know why the family kept this secret from her. Granted, the woman may be self-centered and all, but as the daughter, she should have been the first one to be told of her mother’s medical condition once Chul Soo became aware of the diagnosis. Hmmm…I guess we’ll see this Sunday how Shin Ae reacts to her discovery…

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Glorious Day: Episode 37 Written Preview and English Translation

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With the anticipated wedding behind us and our two love turtles safely returned from their honeymoon, it seems as though focus will shift to our other interest–Song Jung and Goong Young. :) Yup, this Saturday looks like it’s going to be a fun episode! ;)

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It’s OK, That’s Love: Episode 12 Video Preview

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We knew it was too good to last, and the Episode 12 preview seems to hint at the beginning of the end…not of Hae Soo and Jae Yeol’s relationship, but of the end of ignorance as people learn of Jae Yeol’s undiagnosed medical condition. Tomorrow’s episode seems rife with continued plot and character development. Hmm…This series really doesn’t know when to take a break, huh? Usually, series start to lag a bit in the middle of the series, but It’s OK, That’s Love just keeps chugging away. Perhaps this is why it’s become such a favorite show of mine! :) Continue reading

Wednesday What?!: August 27

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Happy Wednesday, Twinkles! Thank goodness for Wednesday, the wonderful mid-point of the week when we play a fun little game and wait anxiously for the written previews to Glorious Day. :) I don’t know about you, but I’ve had an exhausting first two days back at school, and I’m in much need of cheering up and playing silly games. ;)

I hope your week is going well so far. It’s Wednesday, and you know what this means! The game’s afoot, Twinkles! ;)

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The Return of Superman: Tablo and Haru on an Outing to the Animal Farm

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Happy Monday, everyone! :)

For those of us dreading the start of another work week, if we keep telling ourselves “Happy Monday!” it’s likely to be happier, right? ;)

Nothing cheers me up more than a kid having a memory-making moment with a parent–yes, I like alliteration LOL–and today’s video selection from The Return of Superman simply warms the heart as Tablo and Haru go on a romp to an animal farm. :) Continue reading

Steal My Heart/Catch Me (2013)

Starring: Joo Won as Lee Ho-tae, Kim Ah Joong as Yoon Jin-sook, Ji Sang Min as Detective Ji, Baek Do Bin as Oh Kyeong-wi, Joo Jin Mo as General manager, and Park Chul Min as Fence

Rating: PG-13, subject matter

Running Time: 115 min

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Bulletin Board: August 24 – 30

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Hi, Twinkles!

I hope that you’ve all been well. :) Some of you may have been surprised by the number of posts yesterday, but it’s easily explained by the fact that I had Saturday technically free with teaching duties since I’m done with the summer term. Of course, next Saturday will be a completely different story. >.<

In any case, if you’re new to the Musings community, a big welcome to those of you who have joined us this week! Without further ado, let’s get started with this week’s announcements! :)

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We Got Married: YY Couple (August 23, 2014 – Episode 234)

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Script: They really can’t take pictures. A snapshot with a dam that’s not even visible.

My other lovely Park Se Young couple–YY Couple–meet up for a morning jog, and already, Woo Young has some choice things to say about her see-thru attire. Heh. What’s he going to do when he realizes just how many kissing scenes Se Young has with Lee Sang Woo?

Let’s take a look at the YY Couple’s adventure in this 234th installment of We Got Married

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Glorious Day: Episode 36 Video Preview and English Translation

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Kudos to the show for attempting to give its viewers a glimpse of what life–in all its wonderful as well as difficult moments–can be like for a person affected by Parkinson’s and for her family members and friends.

Bravo, show! *applauds* Let’s take a peak at tomorrow’s episode as Soon Ok valiantly struggles with her illness and as Grandfather and Jae Woo, the two men who wholly adore Soon Ok, deal with her deteriorating state. Continue reading

Glorious Day: Episode 35 Updated Recap

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So…I made some time to do a recap…by couples. Yes, I couldn’t resist. LOL. I hope you enjoy! :)  Today’s episode seems to have couples fighting, making up, fighting, making up…you get the picture. ;)

You can see the raw episode here.  You can also read the earlier truncated recap here.

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Glorious Day: Episode 35

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It’s Saturday! Woohoo~! Another Glorious Day! Pun intended. :) And since Dr. Kang rarely gets LOTS of love from Glorious Day fans, I thought that I would shower him with some love by featuring him as this post’s cover. :)

Much happens in today’s episode…especially as Jae Woo finally learns the truth behind Grandmother’s ailment. I confess that I haven’t watched the full episode yet, but I wanted to get this post out to you as soon as possible, so…I give you this very truncated recap of the video clips released by SBS. Many thanks to the studio for making these clips available to its viewers! :)

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The Return of Superman: Song Il Gook and His Three Boys at Lunch

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One of my favorite Kdrama actors, Song Il Gook, has joined the show The Return of Superman with his three boys–triplets. Yup, you read correctly: T-R-I-P-L-E-T-S! :) And he’s named them Dae Han, Min Guk, and Man Se…what a patriotic set of boys! :)

If you thought taking care of one toddler was a handful, wait until you see a dad single-handedly take three boys to a buffet of all places and try to feed them lunch…without any “major” mishaps. Hee~! Anyone want to say “Mission Impossible” now? ;)

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Friday Fun: It’s OK, That’s Love OST – Ulala Session’s “Love Fiction”

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Happy Friday, Twinkles!

As we immerse ourselves in the world of It’s OK, That’s Love where the characters and their associated stories are multi-layered and nuanced, I thought that I would help you usher in the weekend with this zippy song from the show’s OST.

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