Watch “Bank of Mom and Dad” on SOAPnet
Listen to “The Breadwinner” by Shannon Stephens
The hauntingly romantic sounds on the Seattle-based singer-songwriter’s second album are the perfect backdrop for a day of relaxation. Her voice evokes Sarah McLachlan as she beckons you take a breather in “Come to My Table.” Also enjoy the mesmerizing “In Summer in the Heat.”
To buy: $15, amazon.com.
Visit Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York
See “The Informant!”
Tune in to “Saturday Night Live” on NBC
Listen to “Breathing Under Water” by Marié Digby
Three years ago the pop singer from Los Angeles uploaded homemade videos―one featuring an acoustic version of Rihanna’s “Umbrella”―to YouTube. Fourteen million views later she released an album of danceable pop tunes through a more traditional route. Start with these sing-along songs: “Avalanche” and “Know You By Heart.”
To buy: $8, amazon.com.
Visit Denver Beer Fest
Laugh to “30 Rock: Season 3” on DVD
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