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New ChapStick 100% Natural Lip Butters

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  When was the last time you read a label on a product you use often? If you haven't done it in a while, you should. Even products that you think are better for you often contain mystery ingredients. Why? If something is suppose to be natural you should understand what the ingredients are. Admittedly, some ingredients are written in their … [More...]

Movie Review: Warcraft

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  Available today on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is the science fiction/fantasy film Warcraft. Warcraft is based on the widely popular video game by the same name. I should let it be known that I have never played the game before, nor have I even seen the game played. I'm not a gamer. Not by any means. But I do love science fiction … [More...]

Movie Review: Edge of Winter

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  Available today on DVD is the psychological thriller Edge of Winter.  The film stars actors I am not familiar with, but perhaps others might be. Edge of Winter is the story of a man named Eliot (Joel Kinnaman). He recently lost his job and finds himself living in a teeny, tiny apartment. His ex-wife and new husband want to go on … [More...]

Movie Review: The Shallows

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  Isn't it funny how horror movies can make you fearful of certain situations. Take for example Friday the 13th and Jason Vorhees. How many people developed an unnatural fear of camping because of those films? Jaws is another great example. After watching the film, how many people became fearful of swimming in the ocean? I know I did when I … [More...]

Be prepared for emergencies with the new Motorola Talkabout T480

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  September is National Preparedness Month. It's a month dedicated to educating people on the importance of have back up plans and emergency supplies on hand in the event of a natural or man-made catastrophe. Sometimes things hit without warning - tornadoes, fires, earthquakes... It's important that you be prepared 24/7. Here in New York … [More...]

Current Giveaways

Little House on the Prairie: Legacy Movie Collection Review & Giveaway (ends 9/30/16)

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  Are you a fan of Little House on the Prairie? I have been a fan for as long as the show has been on television. I used to watch it faithfully with my sister when we were younger. I enjoyed it up until the Ingalls family moved away and a new family took over their home. From that point on I lost interest in the series. Even now I really don't … [More...]

Young Chefs Academy – Teaching kids 3-18 how to cook (giveaway ends 9/30/16)

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  Do you remember the first thing you made in the kitchen when you were a child? For me, it was boxed macaroni and cheese. It didn't take me long to get familiar with the kitchen and cook things. I even liked to get creative and make up my own recipes using left overs and whatever I could find in the cabinets. I'm fortunate that my husband … [More...]

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows on Blu-ray Combo Pack & DVD Sept. 20, 2016 (giveaway ends 9/20/16)

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  Cowabunga Dude! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles film, Out of the Shadows, is coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on September 20, 2016. The action packed fill will also be available on 3D and 4K Ultra. There will even be a limited edition van lunch box also available. I have not seen the film - yet (I'll be receiving a copy to review … [More...]

Reviews

The Walking Dead: The Complete Sixth Season now available

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  Anyone who knows me personally knows how much I LOVE the AMC's The Walking Dead. I have been a huge fan since day one. I have NEVER missed an episode - ever. And I've seen each episode numerous times. Every time they do marathons of the series my husband and I usually always watch them. My desk has several TWD figurines/toys on it. I even … [More...]

Movie Review: Angry Birds

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  Angry Birds have come a long way since they first came out as a fun game (app) you could play on your phone or other device. I used to play that game a lot. It was the only game on my phone. Even now, years later, Angry Birds was one of the few games I had on my cellphone. I can't tell you how many times I deleted the game out of frustration … [More...]

Movie Review: The Huntsman: Winter’s War

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  Available today on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and 4K Ultra HD from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is the film The Huntsman: Winter's War. The film stars Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain. If you have seen the film, Snow White and the Huntsman, staring Kristin Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris … [More...]

Entertainment

Movie Review: Warcraft

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  Available today on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is the science fiction/fantasy film Warcraft. Warcraft is based on the widely popular video game by the same name. I should let it be known that I have never played the game before, nor have I even seen the game played. I'm not a gamer. Not by any means. But I do love science fiction … [More...]

Movie Review: Edge of Winter

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  Available today on DVD is the psychological thriller Edge of Winter.  The film stars actors I am not familiar with, but perhaps others might be. Edge of Winter is the story of a man named Eliot (Joel Kinnaman). He recently lost his job and finds himself living in a teeny, tiny apartment. His ex-wife and new husband want to go on … [More...]

Movie Review: The Shallows

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  Isn't it funny how horror movies can make you fearful of certain situations. Take for example Friday the 13th and Jason Vorhees. How many people developed an unnatural fear of camping because of those films? Jaws is another great example. After watching the film, how many people became fearful of swimming in the ocean? I know I did when I … [More...]

My Ramblings

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

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  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…

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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...]

Finding the “missing piece” to the puzzle

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  I have a secret. It's not really a secret to family and close friends, but its something that I don't often talk about. My secret is that I no next to nothing about my biological mother. She abandoned me when I was a toddler and I was raised by my paternal grandparents. All I know is what I have been told by family members. According to … [More...]