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Despicable Me 3 – in theaters June 30, 2017 (fun giveaway ends on July 7, 2017)

*This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. The Minions are coming! The Minions are coming! Coming to theaters on June 30, 2017 is the latest addition to the popular Despicable Me franchise, simply entitled Despicable Me 3. In the new film all of our favorite characters return - Gru, Margo, Edith, Agnes, Gru's new wife Lucy and of … [More...]

Keeping The Elderly (and everyone) Safe In The Hot Summer Heat

  I am NOT a fan of the summer months. Summer is my LEAST favorite season, right behind winter. I cannot stand humidity or the intense summer sun. I used to like summer when I was younger, but the older I get the more I dislike it. I especially hate it at night when it's so hot and sticky that I can't get comfortable to sleep. Below are … [More...]

Advice to my younger self…

  Oh to be a child again. No worries. No responsibilities. No stress. Just enjoy life to it's fullest. Sure, I can do that now, but when you are a parent and have a mortgage there are things you do need to worry about. I grew up in upstate New York, about 2+ hours North of New York City. I lived in the country. Back in the day I would leave my … [More...]

Why Coconut Oil is a true “super food”

  Characterized among the "Superfoods", coconut oil is one of the most advantageous things you can use on the planet! It incorporates useful unsaturated fats, which beneficially affect the wellbeing. Consequently, the consistent use of coconut oil gives different mind boggling medical advantages like weight reduction and enhanced brain … [More...]

Movie Review: Table 19

  Now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is the romantic comedy Table 19. The film stars Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, Stephen Merchant, Craig Robinson and Wyatt Russell, to name a few. Have you ever been invited to a wedding and found yourself seated with complete strangers? Thankfully that have never happened to me, but it is a … [More...]

Current Giveaways

Despicable Me 3 – in theaters June 30, 2017 (fun giveaway ends on July 7, 2017)

*This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. The Minions are coming! The Minions are coming! Coming to theaters on June 30, 2017 is the latest addition to the popular Despicable Me franchise, simply entitled Despicable Me 3. In the new film all of our favorite characters return - Gru, Margo, Edith, Agnes, Gru's new wife Lucy and of … [More...]

The House – coming to a theater near you on June 30th (giveaway ends 6/25/17)

*This post is written in a partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures. It's summer time! That means a lot of wonderful movies are making their way to a theater near you. Have you had the opportunity to catch a movie lately? Coming to a theater near you on June 30, 2017 is a new comedy from Warner Bros Pictures called The House. The House stars comedy … [More...]

Power of a goddess. Heart of a hero. #WonderWoman, in theaters this Friday (giveaway ends 6/10/17)

  Coming to a theater near you this Friday (June 2, 2017) is the latest addition to the world of superhero movies - Wonder Woman. I was a fan of the television series back in the day when Linda Carter played the iconic role. The new Wonder Woman is played by Gal Gadot. Gal has been seen in other movies including Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of … [More...]

Reviews

Movie Review: Train to Busan – an actual GREAT horror movie

  If you read my blog on a regular basis you know that I enjoy horror movies. I am a big fan of the genre. I was into zombies long before most people jumped on the zombie "bandwagon," thanks to shows like The Walking Dead. I've found zombie movies entertaining since the original Dawn of the Dead (1978). As a child I enjoyed Dracula and other … [More...]

Writing a Good Book Review: Tips and Tricks

  Book reviews, when well-written, offer a critical perspective applicable to the assigned text. These reviews will make an argument either for, or against, the topic at hand. They will provide readers with reasons to agree with, or dispute, the author’s position. Most importantly though, a book review is not simply a summary, but a commentary on … [More...]

“Experience” Disney’s Moana at a Dolby Cinema at AMC Theater

  The movie going experience has changed A LOT since I was a young girl. Some things have stayed the same - like popcorn and candy from the concession stand. But seeing the movie it's self has changed so much over the years, including how movies are made. It's common knowledge that movies made these days are high-tech, made with an arsenal of … [More...]

Entertainment

Despicable Me 3 – in theaters June 30, 2017 (fun giveaway ends on July 7, 2017)

*This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. The Minions are coming! The Minions are coming! Coming to theaters on June 30, 2017 is the latest addition to the popular Despicable Me franchise, simply entitled Despicable Me 3. In the new film all of our favorite characters return - Gru, Margo, Edith, Agnes, Gru's new wife Lucy and of … [More...]

Movie Review: Table 19

  Now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is the romantic comedy Table 19. The film stars Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, Stephen Merchant, Craig Robinson and Wyatt Russell, to name a few. Have you ever been invited to a wedding and found yourself seated with complete strangers? Thankfully that have never happened to me, but it is a … [More...]

Movie Review: 3 Generations

  Now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is the coming of age comedy-drama 3 Generations. The film stars the incredible talents of Elle Fanning, Susan Sarandon and Naomi Watts. The film also stars Tate Donovan and Linda Emond. I'm not entirely sure if this film ever aired in theaters - perhaps in a select few. I didn't hear of … [More...]

My Ramblings

December 9th is National Believe Day – Do YOU believe?

  Did you know that December 9th is National Believe Day? It's part of a campaign called the #SantaProject. Children and adults from around the country are declaring that they believe in Santa Claus. The mission of the campaign is to keep the story of Santa alive in our modern age by filling the internet with the magic of belief. I love this … [More...]

It truly is a small world after all… (giveaway ends 3/31/16)

  I am a very sentimental person. I have A LOT of wonderful memories from my youth. I have things around my home and in storage that have a lot of great memories attached to them. All I need to do it look at an object and all those wonderful memories come pouring back into my mind. Take for example the poreclin dog I have sitting on my … [More...]

The Little Red Wagon…

Think back to when you were a little child. Was there a toy that was very special to you? For me it was my Fisher Price Little People (back when they were made out of wood) and my stuffed animals. In fact I still have the first two stuffed animals I was ever given - Pal and Bridget. Pal is in bad condition. In fact, he doesn't even have a piece of hair left … [More...]