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Dec 3, 2014

The family and I are picking out our Christmas tree this weekend and obviously, we’ll have the tree for a few weeks and want the freshest tree possible. So, I came across some tricks to picking out the freshest tree! Merry Christmas!

Dec 2, 2014

Do you remember that Olive Garden offer called the Never Ending Pasta Pass?!? Well, Matt Tribe of Ogden, Utah ordered the pass online and had a really great idea! He decided to use the pass to help feed the homeless and families and simply spread joy and happiness! He calls it Random Acts of Pasta and I call it awesome! Click the pic and enjoy his vid and a huge thank to Matt for spreading the goodness and we’ll enter him in our book of heroes!

Dec 2, 2014

You might call this cool, but honestly, I call it crazy! Let me introduce you to Tarantino! Tarantino is a very large Tiger Shark that was reunited with her friend, Jim Abernethy who runs a Jim Abernethy Scuba Adventures! He claims to have developed a relationship with this shark and proves it in a video he put together and narrated! One things for sure, I’ve encountered a very big Tiger Shark and nice or not, I would not cozy up!

Dec 2, 2014

The cost of six geese-a-laying spiked considerably this year, while most of the items in the carol ‘‘The Twelve Days of Christmas,’’ saw little to no increase, according to the 31st annual PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index.

Dec 1, 2014

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1. December 1st: (A Proposed) Scrabble Day

 

Nov 26, 2014

You may have a copy of Kelly Clarkson’s Christmas Album, “Wrapped in Red”. Great album! Well, I guess because of the new baby and craziness at home, she’s finally gotten around to shooting a video for the title cut and I have it for you as kind of an early Christmas gift! Click the pic and enjoy the vid!

Nov 26, 2014

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If you’re one of the many that will brave Black Friday, it would be good to be completely prepared for the adventure including knowing the store hours of all the places you plan to invade! So, I have provided for you the Thanksgiving and Black Friday stores hours 2014. A pretty big list that you can copy, paste, and print off to have with you. So, happy shopping, and may the Force be with you!

Nov 26, 2014

Just when you thought it was safe to go playing in the jungles of Costa Rica, this happens! Hitting theatres June 12th, its Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, Ron Howard’s daughter. Get the folks around the computer and enjoy the first trailer!

Nov 26, 2014

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How about some Black Friday Freebies! No! It’s not a gimmick! These are for real they’re there to help you and create a buzz for the products and businesses! Read below and enjoy!

 

Nov 25, 2014

This tree has been deemed a giant size Charlie Brown Christmas Tree! It’s the town tree in Reading PA and folks are calling it ugly and even wanted it taken down a new, better looking tree put in its place! The decorations have even been stripped away. Well, after pleas to keep that tree, they now have a fund set up to raise money for new decorations and I have to say, Charlie Brown would be proud!

Nov 25, 2014

The momentous Macy's Day Parade seen by more than 3.5 million people in New York and 50 million at home is a Thanksgiving staple full of balloons, floats and festive performances.

But how did it all start?

Nov 25, 2014

As you and I know, Thanksgiving can be fun and entertaining, but it can also be stressful with all the shopping, prepping, cooking, and the crowded house. Well, I think I found some stuff that might ease that stress. How about 7 apps for hosting a stress free Thanksgiving! See below and let the downloading begin! Happy Thanksgiving!!!

Nov 24, 2014

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Artist of the Year: One Direction

Dick Clark Award For Excellence: Taylor Swift

New Artist of the Year: 5 Seconds of Summer

Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist: Sam Smith

Favorite Pop/Rock Female Artist: Katy Perry

Favorite Pop/Rock Band/Duo/Group: One Direction

Favorite Pop/Rock Album: One Direction, Midnight Memories

Nov 24, 2014

I would have to say the greatest ever made in an NFL game was last night when Oldell Beckham Jr. with the NY Giants made a one handed grab falling backwards into the end zone! I saw it live and it was Awesome! Click the and enjoy!

 

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Nov 24, 2014

You and I know, there’s a lot of tradition involved with Thanksgiving Day, which is why I found this to be such an interesting read. I came across 10 major Turkey day traditions! Enjoy!

Nov 23, 2014

I’m sure you’ve heard all this talk about making a more realistic fashion doll! Well, Nickolay Lamm created the Lammily doll and took it to some second graders to find out what they thought! Click the pic and see the vid!

Photo courtesy of Kansas.com

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Nov 23, 2014

I thought I’d share 10 alternative Thanksgiving dinners that breaks tradition like: Thanksgiving egg rolls with cranberry chutney, or a Thanksgiving pizza, and what about turkey tacos with cranberry salsa! Got those and 7 more different dinners! Click the pic and Happy Thanksgiving!

Courtesy of Huffington Post

Nov 23, 2014

Her name is Ruby Holt. Ruby has lived a long life. In fact, she spent most of her one hundred years on a farm here in Tennessee, picking cotton and raising kids. But, there is one thing she never had the time nor money to do and that’s go to the beach! Well, just a few before her one hundred and first birthday, Ruby got to do just that… Go to the beach. It was an awesome thing for her and a sweet story! Click the link and see it all in including some cool pics and video of her walking in the sand!

 

Nov 23, 2014

Talk about an EPIC Storm! You know the one that hit Buffalo? Well, I have some friends who live up there and they sent me down a story and pics of just how massive this storm was and let’s just say I’m glad to live where I do! Talking about houses being buried in this! Click the pic and get the story and more pics!

Nov 20, 2014

Just when you thought it was safe to finish your pumpkin spice latte and actually leave Starbucks to go home, they do this to us. They’ve installed and are testing a very cool wireless charging system for your phone. Yep! It’s in 200 stores in San Fran, but when the green light is given will go nationwide and I’m sure that will include The Music City! Check out this pic!

 

Nov 20, 2014

When you were a kid you probably dreamed of being Cinderella or just simply enjoyed the classic tale! Well, this is pretty cool! A new version of the old story is being told again starring Lily James as Cinderella and Kate Blanchett as the wicked stepmother! The tale will be retold next year and in the meantime, gather the little princess around the computer, click the pic and enjoy the trailer!

Nov 20, 2014

Lots of kids will be at all those wonderful Thanksgiving gatherings including ours. So, I’m so glad I found this. It’s 10 sanity saving tips to keeping kids well behaved on Turkey Day! Great read! Enjoy!

1. Don't Forget the Fun

Nov 19, 2014

You may have heard Anna Marie the other morning talking about a possible shortage of chocolate! That’s okay, but now, it’s possibly happening to bacon! No, not bacon! Not Bacon. Got to have my bacon! Yeah! I came across 6 more possible shortages and their explanations and if you’re a new mom, they’re even talking about diapers. Check it out on my page at Mix 929 dot com!

 

6. Pumpkins

 

Nov 19, 2014

Charlie Brown is going CGI or computer animated! Yeah and it looks good! It’s the Peanuts Movie and it come out this same time, next year! And I’m so glad you asked. Yes, I do have a trailer for you! Click the pic and enjoy with the family!

Nov 19, 2014

Obviously, Thanksgiving isn’t at all bout fast food, but I was checking out GMA and came across some guests instructing on how to craft the perfect fast food Thanksgiving! It seems a little crazy, but there are folks that prefer this kind of food a lot. I even dig fast food from time to time. But, I thought I’d share the video and it might even inspire you to be different this year! Click the pic, enjoy the vid, and Happy Fast Food Thanksgiving!

 

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