Author: Shanny the Granny

Bachelor Recap, Nick, Ep. 4: Abraham Lincoln Took Naps

Catherine P, you are a gift from heaven. I tried looking you up on Facebook to see if we have mutual friends, and my stalking skills failed me (perhaps for the first time in my entire life). So, whoever you are, thank you for the amazing Venmo money that will buy me at least 4 iced soy chai lattes, which carries us almost to Hometowns. Bachelor Nation doesn’t deserve you. [I’m not kidding when I say that you guys finding me on Venmo and sending caffeine/wine money to get me through the recaps truly is the light of my...

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Bachelor Recap, Nick, Ep. 3: Still Tastes Fine

Shout out to Morgan W. for sending me caffeine money on Venmo last Tuesday. I was dangerously close to pulling a Corinne and staying in bed instead of writing the recap, but that Venmo notification on my phone gave me the strength I needed to write about Nick cupping a 24-year-olds bare bosoms. You’re a real doll, Morgan. Thank you. [To my other readers, I’m still gladly accepting Starbucks money on Venmo in order to get through these recaps. No shame in my game.] I was really looking forward to the beginning of this week’s episode, because we were...

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Bachelor Recap, Nick, Ep. 2: Never a Bridesmaid

I almost forgot to watch The Bachelor last night because Snowpocalypse 2017 has brought upon such severe cabin fever that I barely remember my own name, much less what day it is, but thank god for Nick’s incessant self-advertisements on Instagram. Speaking of Instagram, I’m really into Becca and Robert’s relationship. Side note. [My new weekly disclaimer: I’m fairly certain that all most of the people on this show are smart, kind, wonderful human beings who’ve been lured into momentary insanity by editors, producers, and unlimited wine. I actually really like Nick, think the girls are all beautiful in their own ways,...

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Bachelor Recap, Nick, Ep. 1: Dolphins Are Just Gay Sharks

I have a couple of apologies to make right off the bat. First, to Taylor M., who sent me caffeine money on Venmo back in September, and I never thanked her. Taylor, I don’t know who you are or where you’re from, but THANK YOU. Your name has been in an email in my inbox as a reminder to thank you for the last four months, and I’ll miss seeing it every morning. Please forgive my tardiness. If you want to get a thank you four months later, as well, please feel free to find me, Shannon Leyko, on Venmo...

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2016 Wasn’t 100% Bad, You Guys

If I see one more post personifying 2016 with a “You’re the worst!” post on my timeline, I’m going to go berserk. Not because it’s entirely untrue (I mean, it’s been a pretty bleak 12 months…), but because can we all PLEASE get a little more creative?! Speaking about the year like it’s a pesky human was funny the first 5 times I saw it, but after literally all 2,000 of my friends wrote the exact same post after the deaths of Alan Thicke, Carrie Fisher, and Debbie Reynolds, I was really craving an old fashion “RIP” post with out a...

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