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Is your pet getting enough protein in their diet?

  Do you have a dog or cat? Do you read the label on the foods you are feeding your beloved pet? I have to admit that we used to buy whatever pet food was on sale. We never really gave the ingredients much of a thought. We figured all pet foods were pretty much the same. We couldn't be any further from the truth. Not all pet foods are made the … [More...]

Family Movie Night & Review – Boss Baby

  Watching your children grow up is a blessing... it's also kind of sad. It's hard as a parent to watch your children spreading their wings and preparing to "fly" off on their own. That is why I truly appreciate that I can still get our kids to enjoy a family movie night together. Family Movie Night is something we have done since my kids were … [More...]

Having a hard time falling asleep? Check out Dreampad

  I have a very hard time when it comes to sleeping. I have a hard time falling asleep and a hard time staying asleep. On most nights from around 1:00 AM to about 3:00 AM you'll find me flicking through the endless supply of infomercials on television. I know that watching TV is NOT what yo should do if you can't sleep, but reading doesn't help … [More...]

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...]

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

Family Movie Night & Review – Boss Baby

  Watching your children grow up is a blessing... it's also kind of sad. It's hard as a parent to watch your children spreading their wings and preparing to "fly" off on their own. That is why I truly appreciate that I can still get our kids to enjoy a family movie night together. Family Movie Night is something we have done since my kids were … [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...]

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...]

My Ramblings

Finding the “missing piece” to the puzzle

  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...]

Welcome 2015! 15 Fun Facts about Me

  I can't believe it's 2015. What happened to 2014? It's like I blinked and BOOM! It was a new year. That's kind of scary if you ask me. I would like to wish all my readers a happy, healthy and successful New Year. May all your hopes and dreams come true in 2015. To kick off the new year I thought I would share 15 fun facts about yours … [More...]

Farewell to Frosty…

  I had a wonderful childhood. My mom and dad made a wonderful life for me. Because of that I have very fond memories of when I was little. FYI... My mom and dad were my paternal grandparents. I was raised by them. Even though they were not biologically my parents I they raised me from when I was a toddler. They always have been - and always … [More...]