Interviewing Cinderella Director Kenneth Branagh #CinderellaEvent

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I think that my #CinderellaEvent weekend was better than any other weekend this year. Not because I got to see Cinderella and walk the red carpet premiere. Not because I went to a Glam Ball and got invited to a pre-reception. I mean those happen every weekend right? I am joking. Those things rocked my socks and I am still shocked that I was able to do so much in so little time. My weekend was better because I got to meet Kenneth Branagh, who on top of being insanely attractive, is the director of Cinderella. He is also the director of a little known … [Read more...]

BeanBox Coffee Subscription Service- affordable gourmet coffee straight to your door!

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I rarely rave about things, but this is going to be one of those rare occasions. BeanBox sent me a box of their fresh-roasted artisan Seattle-sourced coffee to sample and whoa Nelly, I was blown away. I have completely redefined how I view coffee now. Seriously. I was absolutely delighted to see their cute little box of coffee beans sitting on my doorstep. BeanBox packaged four VERY freshly roasted varieties of coffee beans for me to sample. And when I say FRESHLY roasted I really mean it- the roasting dates on the packages were less than a week … [Read more...]

Inside Out New Trailer #InsideOut

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INSIDE OUT opens in theatres everywhere on June 19th! And I am sure everyone has been waiting for this awesome trailer. I want to see this just from the awesome poster and now that I have seen the trailer I know this is going to be one of the cutest movies of the year! Be sure to let me know what you think of the trailer in the comments below and follow along with the movie on social media. Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like … [Read more...]

Frozen Fever Interview with Directors Chris Buck & Jennifer Lee #CinderellaEvent #FrozenFever

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I was invited on an expenses paid trip to LA by Disney to cover the #CinderellaEvent in exchange for my posts of the trip experiences. As always, all opinions are my own. #FrozenFever   Last week in Los Angeles I was able to sit down with Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee to talk about the new Disney short Frozen Fever which is only available before Cinderella in theaters. They were both very happy people which I was glad to see. Its always enlightening to see people who have created something you love and know that they love it … [Read more...]

15 Tasty Gluten Free Muffin Recipes

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  Everyone is very concerned with gluten free these days. Now that more research is being done and people are finding out they have celiac disease and gluten allergies, so many people are trying to go gluten free. I have several friends who are on complete gluten free diets and several who just try to watch their gluten intake. So for them, I wanted to share this great list of 15 Tasty Gluten Free Muffin Recipes. I love muffins and so does my husband. We often fight over him eating all the blueberry ones when I make them and never leaving … [Read more...]

Talking with Cinderella – Lily James Interview #CinderellaEvent

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 I was invited on an expenses paid trip to LA by Disney to cover the #CinderellaEvent in exchange for my posts of the trip experiences. As always, all opinions are my own.   As a child I think every little girl and boy want to be in a Disney movie. Not saying every girl wants to be a princess and every boy a prince because that is blatantly untrue but there is something about the magic of Disney especially movies like Cinderella. A movie where you can change your fate by being kind and generous. When Lily James walked into the … [Read more...]

Disney’s Tomorrowland Trailer and Poster #Tomorrowland

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Disney's Tomorrowland has released a new trailer and poster for the very much awaited movie which releases May 22nd in theaters. George Clooney and Britt Robertson are going to excell in their roles and I can't wait to see it. "Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space known only as “Tomorrowland.” What … [Read more...]

Portobello and Broccoli Black Bean Burger- Vegan and Gluten Free options!

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Sometimes I'm in a burger mood but I don't really want to have a meat-style burger. Sometimes I want VEGETABLES. Black beans make a really good base for a wide variety of homemade vegetarian burgers so that's the first thing my mind jumped to. In terms of vegetables, I wanted to use what I had on hand, which were onions and broccoli. Served on a fresh soft white or whole wheat bun, this is a great way to get some veggies and fiber into your day without added fat, and you really get the flavors of a traditional burger with the seasonings. And it … [Read more...]

Interviewing the Wicked Stepmother Cate Blanchett #CinderellaEvent

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I was invited on an expenses paid trip to LA by Disney to cover the #CinderellaEvent in exchange for my posts of the trip experiences. As always, all opinions are my own. I do have to say right off the bat that I knew my interview with Cate Blanchett was going to be wonderful. I was more nervous interviewing her than anything else because...well its Cate Blanchett. Meeting her is a dorks dream. And now she gets to go in the iconic list of Disney villains as the Wicked Stepmother of Cinderella. She was quite funny as well. She came in like regal … [Read more...]

Walking the Cinderella Red Carpet Premiere at the El Capitan Theater #CinderellaEvent

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I was invited on an expenses paid trip to LA by Disney to cover the #CinderellaEvent in exchange for my posts of the trip experiences. As always, all opinions are my own. I did it. I survived. I walked a red carpet premiere in Los Angeles at the El Capitan Theater and I did not trip. I did not make funny faces at the massive amounts of press and I did not make a fool of myself by fangirling over anyone famous. I did see plenty of famous people and stood next to a few. I even offered a napkin to a couple of Disney child stars. Let me tell you … [Read more...]