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Sarah Pinault was born in England, where she lived peacefully until her handsome Prince turned out to be a Mainer. She relocated in 2003 and has been happily living in Vacation Land ever since. Sarah is the mother of two boys, and writes about living the Maine life at She is a craft junkie, and a glutton for the written word.

Movie Interruptus: Commentary From the Cheap Seats

Talking through movies: Are you pro or con?

A <em>Downton Abbey</em> Christmas Wish List

Nothing can stop GeekMom Sarah's holiday music from kicking in early, and now she is spurred on by the hope of a Downton Abbey Christmas album. Christmas has come early indeed!

Peg Plus Cat Amigurumi

GeekMom Sarah underwent a labor of love to create this crocheted feline for her favorite fellas. The finished product will bring much joy, though the pattern may challenge.

Once Upon a Not-This-Time

GeekMom Sarah goes on strike from her favorite current drama. Once Upon a Not-This-Time!

Fun Facts In October

Some fun/interesting/random/quite dull actually facts about the month of October.

A Great Scottish Export? <em>The Gruffalo</em>.

"A moose took a dauner through the deep, mirk widd. A tod saw the moose and the moose looked guid." A favored children's book, in Scottish?

The Mysterious Energy Source of My Children

While your parental energy resources dwindle as the evening wears on, have you considered that your toddler's source of energy may be otherworldly?

What <em>Downton Abbey</em> Season Five Can Do For Me!

GeekMom Sarah ponders what the future holds for life at Downton Abbey.

A Great British Export: The Gruffalo

Oh help! Oh no! It's a Gruffalo. Who do you expect to meet on a walk in the deep dark woods?

Something less fantastical from Tim Burton this way comes. Big Eyes, his biopic of Margaret Keane, opens on Christmas Day.