Movies Where Stars Actually HATED Each Other

Most of us go to the movies for an escape. Though we know the stories aren’t true, the chemistry between the stars can be easy to believe. You probably wouldn’t be surprised if I told you that not all on-screen romances mean off-screen relationships. But what if I told you that there are many, MANY [ keep reading ]

Best TV Shows: The Masked Singer

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I recently spent the weekend at my son’s house. I brought six of his siblings along and stayed with him, his wife and their four children (my sweet grand-babies) during a snow storm. Two of my daughters and one of his were scheduled to perform on stage at a local arts festival. We were worried [ keep reading ]

Helpful Financial Tips from Wealthy Celebrities

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The average person has at least thought about what it’s like to be a celebrity. The reality that would no doubt encompass that is enough to make me thankful it’s apparently not God’s plan for my life. The ‘fish bowl’ lifestyle big-name celebrities are forced to live isn’t all fun and games. Surprisingly, some tremendously [ keep reading ]

The Oscars Ceremony Doesn’t Need a Host

After comedian Kevin Hart stepped down as the host of this year’s Academy Awards, the Academy made the unusual decision to have no host for the Oscars. The decision was shocking and people wondered what the ceremony would look like. The last time the live show had no host was 30 years ago, and reportedly [ keep reading ]

Gifted Musicians Who Were Lost Too Soon

Billy Joel’s song, “Only the Good Die Young” is a light-hearted call for a young woman to lighten up and join the party. It’s a song that points out that life is short and should be enjoyed. While the expression has been around for ages, at times, it is eerily true. From this writer’s perspective, too many gifted musicians burned out much too soon. In the next [ keep reading ]

Classic Literature Comes to Broadway

If you were an elementary school student in the United States in or near 1976, your teacher likely gave you a copy of “To Kill a Mockingbird” for assigned reading. For decades, readers have been drawn into the world of Scout, Jem and Atticus Finch as they navigate tumultuous times in a community that was [ keep reading ]

We Quit Cable, but We Still Watch Television

Years ago, we quit cable. At the time, we had an expensive cable plan through our local provider and a DVR system that recorded all the television programs that we missed when we were not at home. We found ourselves scheduling our precious time together to watch the shows we had recorded, and because they [ keep reading ]

Why We Cherish Our Aging Rock Stars

From the time that the Beatles first hit the American shores, millions of music lovers have embraced the rock and roll genre. For so many fans, the 70’s and 80’s rock bands provided the sound track to their lives. Even within the rock category, there are an endless variety of bands that worked to find [ keep reading ]

Why Do We Love to Be Scared?

With Halloween fast approaching, many people revel in the season. It’s also the time of year when movie studios, streaming companies and television stations drag out all of the scary and campy movies that audiences seem to crave. So, what is behind the fascination we have with all things scary, especially this time of year? [ keep reading ]

Considering Taking Little Kids to Disney? Here Are 5 Practical Tips

I am by no means an expert on all things Disney or their theme parks. We have been twice with kids under the age of two so I can offer some practical tips on what it is like to with littles. On our last trip to Disney, our two-year-old decided that she wanted to potty [ keep reading ]

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