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Courage, Kindness, Not Just a Pretty Face

Let’s be honest, although Disney’s 1950 animated feature Cinderella is considered a ‘classic’ by today’s standards, there isn’t much about the characters or story that modern audiences would celebrate. Cinderella is a feckless dreamer who sings through her sorrows until … Read more

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‘Big Hero 6’ review: A boy and his robot

Disney had a tall order on its hands when it came time to follow up their animation studio’s record-breaking megahit Frozen, but the team has proven themselves up to the challenge with the hip and heartfelt superhero origin story Big … Read more

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‘Big Hero 6’ interviews: Revenge of the nerds

Science has been making a notable name for itself in pop culture recently. As the celebrity statuses of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson and tech icon Elon Musk continue permeating mainstream media, massively popular sitcom The Big Bang Theory and movies … Read more

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6 Big Questions about BIG HERO 6

Last month I was invited to a press event at the Walt Disney Animation Studios in Burbank where I got an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the upcoming Disney Animated Feature Film ‘Big Hero 6’. Now, if you’re anything like me, than you … Read more

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9 Summer Sangria Recipes in Both Red and White Wines

Summer is here and you know what that means! It’s time for backyard barbecues, summer sangria recipes, weddings, family reunions, and summer soirees.   I love how summer not only brings sunshine and family memory making opportunities, but also all … Read more

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12 Mouth Watering Summer Kebab Recipes

One of the things that make Kebabs so great is that they start with a simple base and they can be taken in almost any direction. At it’s most simple a Kebab is a Middle Eastern dish of pieces of … Read more

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Tres Hombres Margarita Recipe

While the rest of the nation freezes, we are enjoying beautiful 75 degree weather here in Southern California. I’ve already done my “spring” planting and looking out the door and seeing the sun shine on the flowers and herbs makes … Read more

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Caramel Hot Buttered Rum Macchiato Recipe

What kind of coffee drinker are you? Are you the I-can’t-function-until-I-have-my-morning-cup kind? Do you like it black or do you load it up with cream and sugar? I’ve always loved the fancy stuff. You know, the espresso, cappuccino, latte, macchiato … Read more

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The Happiest Place on Earth #JustGotMerrier

Spending Christmas time at Disneyland is an iconic tradition. The Christmas Day Parade that airs Christmas morning on ABC is only a hint at the magic at the happiest place on Earth. The way the snow settles on Sleeping Beauty’s … Read more