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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

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...]