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NEW Skin Healing Masks from Arbonne

  I am not one to wear a lot of make up, but I feel the need to put on "my face" whenever I leave the house. If I'm just running a few quick errands I'll go without any make up on. But if I am going to work our someplace a bit more "populated" (mall, ballpark, movies...) I'll make sure my make up is on. The reason why I am not a huge fan of a … [More...]

Movie Review: Buster’s Mal Heart

  Now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is the psychological drama Buster's Mal Heart.  The film stars Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) and DJ Qualls. The other actors in this film are lesser known. This is one of those films that leave you scratching your head trying to figure out what you just saw. I watch the film the other day and … [More...]

Are You Spending Too Much on Tech Gadgets

*This is a guest post. The opinions expressed are that of the author's and do no necessarily reflect my own.   Tech gadgets are cool, and sometimes it feels like we don’t have enough. These days you can buy a tech gadget for just about everything, from timing sleep to keeping your pets occupied. It’s common for most people to own several gadgets … [More...]

Christmas in July… it’s never too early to start preparing for the holidays

  When it comes to the various holidays and seasons, I am one of the people who are first to complain about how retailers "jump the gun" and start putting out holiday and seasonal products long before they should. Just the other day I noticed our local grocery store already has back to school supplies on their shelves and my beloved Christmas … [More...]

Movie Review: Devil’s Domain

  Now available on Blu-ray and DVD is the horror flick Devil's Domain. The film stars Michael Madsen, Sticky Fingers (yes, that is the person's name), Fred Rose and Rene Nezhola. The soundtrack features music by Iggy Pop, DMX, The Onyx, and more. Whenever I am pitched a horror movie I always ask to do a review. I am a big fan of the horror … [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

Bring out your inner “Rock Star” with Yamaha

  Do you play an instrument? Have you ever played an instrument? When I was in elementary school we were given the opportunity to play an instrument. We have many options to choose from. For me there was only one choice - the drums! I wanted to learn how to play the drums. I begged my parents to let me take up drums. Sadly, they didn't share … [More...]

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...]

Entertainment

Movie Review: Buster’s Mal Heart

  Now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is the psychological drama Buster's Mal Heart.  The film stars Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) and DJ Qualls. The other actors in this film are lesser known. This is one of those films that leave you scratching your head trying to figure out what you just saw. I watch the film the other day and … [More...]

Movie Review: Devil’s Domain

  Now available on Blu-ray and DVD is the horror flick Devil's Domain. The film stars Michael Madsen, Sticky Fingers (yes, that is the person's name), Fred Rose and Rene Nezhola. The soundtrack features music by Iggy Pop, DMX, The Onyx, and more. Whenever I am pitched a horror movie I always ask to do a review. I am a big fan of the horror … [More...]

Smufts: The Lost Village, now available for home viewing and something special from Entenmann’s Little Bites

  Now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD is the newest addition to the Smufs movie franchise - Smufs: The Lost Village.  The animated feature film includes the voice talents of Demi Lovato, Mandy Patinkin, Rainn Wilson, Joe Manganiello, Julia Roberts, Ellie Kemper, Ariel Winter, Meghan Trainor, Jeff Dunham and Gabriel Inlesias, so name a … [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...]