My Thoughts On McFarland USA and My Talk With Director Niki Caro

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“McFarland, USA” is inspired by a 1987 true story, in which an unlikely band of inexperienced, under-equipped, young Latino runners with exceptional determination rise to become cross-country state champions under the leadership of their coach, Jim White. Over the years since then, the McFarland High School cross-country teams have won nine state … [Read more...]

Fresh Off The Boat Is All That And A Bag Of Chips

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Bill and I always love checking out new shows that come out. That is why when I traveled to LA last week, I was beyond excited to check out Fresh Off The Boat! Didn't watch the premiere last week? Here's what the show is about: It’s 1995 and 11-year-old hip-hop loving Eddie Huang has just moved with his family from Chinatown in Washington D.C. to suburban … [Read more...]

Have Yourself A HoneyBaked Christmas

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 If you are a regular reader here, you will know that we had a HoneyBaked Ham Thanksgiving here at my house (Thank you Honebaked Ham Chicago location!).  We had turkey and all the trimmings, and it was delicious.  I also want to let you know that you can also have a HoneyBaked Christmas too!  Why spend the day stuck in the kitchen making … [Read more...]

Just Dance 2015

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  We are huge Just Dance fans at my house!  We own almost every release of it.  The kids love to play it, and I do too.  It is a great family game.  I love it, because I use it as a workout video.  It's great when I can't leave the house due to commitments but I can still get my exercise in! Just Dance 2015 is the perfect … [Read more...]