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When I was a kid, my mom would occasionally let us have one of her candies as a special treat. She was really fond of those hard candies, like the butterscotch discs, hot cinnamon, and Coffee Nips. I was always a chocoholic, but it was special when Mom slipped me one of those wrapped treasures. I was torn between the sweetness of the butterscotch and the coffee-flavored ones as my favorite. Continue reading “Coffee Nip Coffee Cocktail with Black Button Bourbon Cream”
One of the things I love the most about the Rochester area is the abundance of locally owned, amazing restaurants. I mean, who wants to cook for one with all of this goodness at my fingertips? I tend to do the healthier thing during the week, by eating a bowl of oatmeal or a Clif bar for breakfast at work. But come the weekend, I want something big and satisfying and a little unique. Thank you, Country Club Diner, for teaching me about pound cake French toast!
Did you know that January 4th is National Spaghetti Day? I personally don’t think that you need to have a special holiday dedicated to this food, as it is one of my favorite quick and easy meals to make. Okay, I guess I should confess that I often end up making thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta, instead, but that’s because I am impatient and want to eat dinner! Nevertheless, there are so many spaghetti recipes out there that go beyond your simple box of pasta and jar of sauce. Let me tempt you. Continue reading “30 Spaghetti Recipes for National Spaghetti Day”
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The holiday season is a great time to make new movie memories with the kids. Who isn’t excited for Sing to release later this month? It’s just in time for winter break, providing an afternoon of fun!
Keep on reading to find out more about the movie, preview some of the songs, have fun with some printables, and get your tickets to the movie now! And then, of course, enter the giveaway!
Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history. Following the release of this summer’s comedy blockbuster The Secret Life of Pets, Illumination presents Sing this holiday season.
The event film stars Academy Award® winners Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon, alongside Seth MacFarlane, Scarlett Johansson, John C. Reilly, Taron Egerton and Grammy Award-nominated Tori Kelly.
Set in a world like ours but entirely inhabited by animals, Sing stars Buster Moon (McConaughey), a dapper koala who presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. Buster is an eternal—some might even say delusional—optimist who loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Now faced with the crumbling of his life’s ambition, he has one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world’s greatest singing competition.
Five lead contestants emerge: Mike (MacFarlane), a mouse who croons as smoothly as he cons; Meena (Kelly), a timid teenage elephant with an enormous case of stage fright; Rosita (Witherspoon), an overtaxed mother run ragged tending a litter of 25 piglets; Johnny (Egerton), a young gangster gorilla looking to break free of his family’s felonies; and Ash (Johansson), a punk-rock porcupine struggling to shed her arrogant boyfriend and go solo.
Each arrives under Buster’s marquee believing that this is their shot to change the course of their life. And as Buster coaches each of his contestants closer and closer to the grand finale, he starts to learn that maybe the theater isn’t the only thing that is in need of saving.
Featuring more than 65 hit songs, Sing is produced by Meledandri and his longtime collaborator Janet Healy. Together, they have produced all of Illumination’s films since the studio’s inception. Released by Universal Pictures, Sing arrives in theaters on December 21, 2016. www.singmovie.com
Sing hits theaters December 21. Get your tickets today on Fandango!
Check out this awesome giveaway brought to you by SING!
One (1) winner receives:
$25 iTunes gift card to download the Official Soundtrack
Open to US mailing addresses only
Prizing and samples courtesy of Universal Pictures