Friday Fun: Jeong Eun Ji (정은지) – “You’re My Garden” (그대란 정원) from Strong Woman Do Bong Soon OST (힘쎈여자 도봉순 OST)

Happy Friday, Twinkles~! Are you excited today? If not, I think you will be when you read that the newest JTBC series Strong Woman Do Bong Soon aired its first highly-awaited episode today and released the first song of its OST.

Are you excited now? 😉

Without further ado, let’s take a listen and more importantly, a closer look at the series that may just put the cable station JTBC on a whole new footing with us Kdrama fans. If nothing else, it’s promising to provide us with a super adorable couple who will probably make our hearts pitter-patter with glee each Friday and Saturday for the next few months. 🙂 Yup, I’m talking about Park Bo Young and Park Hyung Sik! 🙂  Continue reading Friday Fun: Jeong Eun Ji (정은지) – “You’re My Garden” (그대란 정원) from Strong Woman Do Bong Soon OST (힘쎈여자 도봉순 OST)

Friday Fun: Angels (앤젤스) – “Always for You” (얼웨이스 포 유)

From time to time, I experience this odd nostalgia for Jang Na Ra, and today is one of those times. 🙂

I can’t explain why or when this happens, but for no apparent reason, I suddenly develop this intense craving to watch her in something or listen to one of her songs. And lucky you! You get to partake in my craving today! 😉

Perhaps it’s because she’s one of those Kdrama stars who represents for me some of my favorite and earliest Kdrama memories; I loved her in My Love Patzzi (2002) and absolutely adored her in Successful Story of a Bright Girl (2002).

So to celebrate her longevity in the Kdrama industry, what better way to indulge in my Jang-Na-Ra nostalgia than with this sugary music video from one of her recent shows, One More Happy Ending (2016)? 😉

In the immortal words of Sung Deok Soon (Reply 1988), “Let’s music!!!!” *chuckles* Where’s my Jung Hwan and his stunned look to complete this reference? 😛 Continue reading Friday Fun: Angels (앤젤스) – “Always for You” (얼웨이스 포 유)

Friday Fun: Park Hyung Sik (박형식)- “I’ll be Here” (여기 있을게) from Hwarang (화랑) OST

Happy Friday, my dear Twinkles~! I hope you’re all staying healthy and warm this last Friday of January 2017! 🙂

Today’s “Friday Fun” comes to us from Park Hyung Sik, one of the few idols I have seen who can act, and I mean really act! If I didn’t know better, I’d think he was strictly an actor and not an experience idol member of the group ZE:A. Needless to say, I’ve been quite smitten with him since I first saw him as the rascally Jo Myung Soo in Heirs and warm-hearted Cha Dal Bong in What Happens to My Family? 

I think you’ll agree with me when I say that he’s not only a prime example of Kdrama Eye Candy but also a soothing dose of Kpop Ear Candy! Who better than Park Hyung Sik then to help us usher in another weekend? 😉  Continue reading Friday Fun: Park Hyung Sik (박형식)- “I’ll be Here” (여기 있을게) from Hwarang (화랑) OST

Goblin: Episode 13 Squee Moment

This scene just doesn’t get old! *indulges in another squee moment*

For those of you who have already watched today’s episode, my selection of this particular scene as the “Squee Moment” should come as no surprise. It features the long-awaited/long-dreaded sword-pulling scene, and our master writer Kim Eun Sook beautifully untangles many of her well-crafted knots in this 3-minute clip…! Continue reading Goblin: Episode 13 Squee Moment

Goblin: Episode 6 Squee Moment

Episode 6 continues the story in much the same vein as the previous episodes–further development into the characters and story with a liberal smattering of humor nicely mixed in with the drama.

Despite the number of memorable scenes today, though, I’ve got to admit that Kim Eun Sook knows how to plan her cliffhangers. This is the last scene of the episode, and we get our first kiss in a way that makes sense. And yes…it’s not a trick of the camera angle as in Weighlighting Fairy Kim Bok Joo this past week. 🙂

Continue reading Goblin: Episode 6 Squee Moment

Goblin: Episode 5 Squee Moment

I’ve been doing errands left and right today, but I managed to take some time to watch today’s Goblin episode, and oh my cuteness! I just had to log in to blog about this short but squee-worthy moment. Sure, there are a great number of them in this episode–as with the other episodes–but this one is particularly cute. Enjoy~!  Continue reading Goblin: Episode 5 Squee Moment

Friday Fun: Chan Yeol (찬열) and Punch (펀치) – Goblin OST 1 “Stay With Me”

Happy Friday, Twinkles~!

As you may have noticed by now, Kdramaland is atwitter with the goodness that we know as Goblin, so for this week’s “Friday Fun,” I thought it only appropriate to give a nod to one of the great songs that is helping to create such wonderful delight for us. 😉 Continue reading Friday Fun: Chan Yeol (찬열) and Punch (펀치) – Goblin OST 1 “Stay With Me”

Hwarang: Teaser #1


Sorry that I haven’t been blogging much recently, but I just couldn’t resist sharing this teaser of Hwarang with you. Oh. My. Goodness! Talk about eye candy galore! 😉  Continue reading Hwarang: Teaser #1

Walk down Memory Lane: The Master’s Sun (2013)

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I can’t believe the month of October is over after today and with it, the opportunity for more walks down memory lane for 2016. 🙁

Ah well, all good things must come to an end at some time, I suppose, and there’s always next year as bittersweet as this may seem right now. On the bright side, it’ll just make us anticipate the “Walk down Memory Lane” for 2017 all the more! 😉

For our fourth and final memory for 2016’s “Walk down Memory Lane” then, I thought it only fitting that we conclude this year’s stroll through our memories with the blockbuster of 2013. 🙂 Thanks for being a part of so many wonderful memories…! Continue reading Walk down Memory Lane: The Master’s Sun (2013)

Walk down Memory Lane: Heirs (2013)


In staying with this year’s “Walk down Memory Lane” stroll through the year 2013, it seems fitting that our third memory come from Heirs and the memories associated with that show that had so much potential but failed to deliver on so many levels by its conclusion.

Incidentally, this was the first time that I blogged for DramaFever, which was a fun experience in and of itself but one I was never able to repeat due to scheduling constraints. Continue reading Walk down Memory Lane: Heirs (2013)

Walk down Memory Lane: Gu Family Book (2013)

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Our second memory for this year’s “Walk down Memory Lane” comes to us from our Gu Family Book series back in 2013.

As much as we adored Lee Seung Gi and Bae Suzy, it was really Choi Jin Hyuk who stole the show–for at least the first two episodes–as he exploded onto our collective radars. I think it’s pretty safe to say that this series helped shower him with some serious stardust.

OK, I concede that the series sprinkled a good amount of stardust on some other rising stars like Sung Joon and Yoo Yeon Seok. We really shouldn’t forget about them either. 😉

It was also the first series that I tried the video recap format. You remember how this was my “real” foray into YouTube, recapping the episode on video and uploading just pictures on the blog posts? Hmmm…I have mixed feelings about those old videos. LOL. Seriously, I took a quick look at the one associated with this post and had myself a good chuckle. Heh. Ah well, it’s all part of our past romps together….

Anyhow, without further ado, let’s take a look at the post for Episode 1!  Continue reading Walk down Memory Lane: Gu Family Book (2013)

Walk down Memory Lane: Musing for Today


To new and seasoned Twinkles alike, I bring to you our annual walk down “Memory Lane,” a nostalgic stroll down previous blog posts that is designed to help us relive our memories from those times or to introduce you to past posts if you missed them because you are new to Musings. And again, my apologies for the lateness of our walk this year. At least we still have seven days left of October for our strolling, right? 🙂  Continue reading Walk down Memory Lane: Musing for Today

Jealousy Incarnate: Case of Second Lead Syndrome Worsens…


How can a case of Second Lead Syndrome go from bad to worse, you ask?

Oh, let me count the ways…Wait! I’ll do better than that! I’ll show you video proof of just why my Second Lead Syndrome has gone from a mere “bad” case (blog post here) to a “worse” one. 😉 Continue reading Jealousy Incarnate: Case of Second Lead Syndrome Worsens…

Musings’ Birthday Giveaway!

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Our Musings mascot, Bentley, grooming himself next to my stuffed seal, Rollie. <3

As many of you know, I blundered in my calculations when I announced that Musings had turned 5 this October (blog post here) instead of 6. *hangs head*

Needless to say, I feel like an absent-minded mother who can’t even remember her own child’s birthday. >.<

Anyhow, we need to celebrate our dear little Musings turning 6–it would be starting elementary school if it were a little child–and what better way to celebrate than with a two-prize giveaway! 😉  Continue reading Musings’ Birthday Giveaway!

1% of Anything: Episode 2


I feel as though I’ve been literally buried under a mound–or two–of papers and exams this past week, so it’s with great delight that I sit before my trusty computer and blog for you this recap. 🙂 Enjoy~!

You can see the English-subtitled episodes hereContinue reading 1% of Anything: Episode 2

1% of Anything: Relationship Chart


It’s been a rough work week, but I’m now able to make some time to blog about 1% of Anything. 🙂 Seriously, I can’t begin to tell you how happy I am to be able to do so!

While I put the finishing touches on the recap to Episode 2, I thought that you might enjoy this “Relationship Chart” to see how all of the various characters are connected to each other. Until then, enjoy~! 🙂

1% of Anything: Episode 1

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So, your first question should be “Why are we recapping this drama?” It’s simple! Our fearless leader, Snoopy’s Twinkie and I are a HUGE, I mean HUGE fans of the original drama, 2003 1% of Anything which starred Kang Dong Won as Lee Jae In and Kim Jung Hwa as Kim Da Hyun. As a matter of record, it was Snoopy’s marathon suggestion that lead me to the original.
Okay, first of all, a lot of people didn’t care for it. Why? I have no idea. Maybe because there was no romance/ push-pull that I so hate. Maybe because it is an older drama. Maybe because it was one of Kang Dong Won’s first dramas and it did take his acting a bit to kick start. However, what I liked about it was the fact it was about the evolution of a romance between two people. Nothing else.
*You can read the rest of NewKDramaAddict‘s post here.  

1% of Anything: Announcement


It’s finally here, Twinkles~! *dances Happy Snoopy Dance*

Our much-anticipated remake of 1% of Anything has already begun, and I have to say that both NewKDramaAddict and I LOVE it!!!

Seriously. 🙂

So…the plan is that she and I will take turns blogging the episodes; she’ll take the odd-numbered episodes–blogging primarily from her website–while I take the even ones and blog from mine. Given both of our crazy schedules, we’re hoping to have something posted for you during the weekends for that much-deserved weekend of rest and relaxation. 😉

As for now, the first two episodes have already been subtitled in English. Woohoo~! If you’re looking for the episodes, you can check them out here. Enjoy~!

1% of Anything: Long Highlights Teaser


The powers that be in Kdramaland must have really wanted to reward me for my hard work tonight at school…

Not only did I get to see Teaser #4 (here), but I also got to soak in this long highlights teaser, shown at the press conference. Yup, our long-awaited highlights teaser has become available for our viewing, Twinkles.

Did you read that, Twinkles?!!!! We get more than 5 minutes of highlights! *swoons* I’m seriously going to expire from all this excitement. LOL.  Continue reading 1% of Anything: Long Highlights Teaser