Coming to a Netflix stream near you

Since moving to Norway, I’ve had to come to terms with giving up most of my TV shows. As it stands now, there’s no more Game of Thrones, no more Scandal and I haven’t been able to find Empire, but I haven’t given up hope on finding Cookie.

This means I have combed through much of what Netflix has to offer. As I’ve mentioned before I’m on their Stream Team, but my opinions are all my own. I get quite excited about what new … Read more ...

Using #Netflix to learn Norwegian

One of the biggest challenges we have living here in Norway is learning the language and let me tell you, the struggle is real.

First, there’s 29 letters in their alphabet, the three extra are: æ, ø, and å. Also, there’s all kinds of different pronunciations, like kj makes a “shhh” sound and ki is like you’re whispering “he.” Crazy, right?

But we’re trying. We have CDs, DVDs, Norwegian classes and live with two native speakers. Another unexpected tool has been Netflix.

When we moved … Read more ...

New on Netflix: Dinosaurs + Trucks = DinoTrux

Looking for something different to watch with the kiddos this weekend? Netflix has a new original series that combines dinosaurs and trucks, a concept that I’m surprised I haven’t seen before.

It premiers today and features Ty Rux, a Tyrannosaurus Rex combined with an excavator, and his bestie named Revvit, who is of the Reptool species. Reptools and Scraptools are lizards combined with hand tools. So Ty Rux, Revvit and their new-found friends team together to construct solutions to problems or fight the ever-so-terrible D-Struct, … Read more ...

Coming to a screen near you: Netflix’s drug cartels, Reading Rainbow and a Spanish dramedy

Have you guys noticed more dragons on your Netflix? Us too. And soon there’s going to be more drug cartels, Reading Rainbows and smart girls.

I’m writing this as a member of Netflix’s Stream Team and even if I wasn’t, I’d still be a fan of its original series. They’re better than most of what’s on TV and don’t take the time commitment of a movie. (Unless you binge-watch, which admit it, always ends up happening despite your best efforts.)

Narcos is a new original series on the Columbian drug war.

Narcos is a new original

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Netflix gives Pretty Little Liars an early release

I’m writing this post as a member of the Netflix Stream Team and have been compensated for it, but as always, all opinions are my own.

One of my guilty pleasures is Pretty Little Liars. There’s been enough times where I’ve started watching it alone and my eldest comes along for a snuggle and bam! my 7 year old is watching all sagas involving A.

Logan was quite surprised to hear that Pretty Little Liars' Season 5 was just around the corner.

Logan was quite surprised to hear that Pretty Little Liars’ Season 5 was just around the corner.

This has happened … Read more ...