Category Archives: Rants & Ramblings

Peanut Butter Lovers Unite: Our Day Is Here

There seems to be a “day” for everything, so why not a “National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day,” right?

Seriously, as a peanut butter lover, I hardly need a reason to eat what I consider to be a near perfect food.  Smooth, creamy, or crunchy, I’ll eat the stuff right out of the jar.  The hell with spreading it on any bread or celery sticks or whatever.  That’s why when I learned that Unilever took peanut butter, and paired it with another one of my favorites — ice cream — I knew they had struck culinary gold.

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Two Thumb’s Up For “McFarland, USA”

McFarlandRarely is there a television show, much less a movie, that both my 9-year-old and I can agree on. Our preferences are wide and varied as they come, with she leaning more toward Disney Channel and me CNN. It was a complete surprise then to find that we both loved “McFarland, USA” and gave it a thumb’s up.

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Win Tickets To Exhibition On Screen’s Rembrandt

10974680_10153038329662145_4199408471266203732_oArt lovers take note.  Here’s your chance to experience world-class museums and galleries on the big screen.  Fathom Events is showing Exhibition on Screen’s REMBRANDT at select cinemas nationwide on 2/24.  This show is ONE-DAY ONLY. Enter now to win a pair of passes to the events:


Win Tickets To Big Screen Versions Of The Royal Ballet’s Performances


On 2/17 and 3/19 Fathom Events takes dance to a new level when they screen The Royal Ballet’s The Winter’s Tale and Swan Lake at select cinemas nationwide.  These shows are ONE-DAY ONLY. Enter now to win a pair of passes to the events:

Vaccinate Your Kids, Folks

My daughter Savannah is one of the children who can’t receive the MMR vaccine. I was gung-ho on getting her fully vaccinated until a round of hospitalizations and a blood transfusion derailed my plans and I was emphatically told by her team of doctors: “Don’t!”

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Regional Appetizers To Score Points At Your Super Bowl Party

Whether you’re rooting for the Patriots or Seahawks, one point all football fans can agree is that you can’t have a Super Bowl party without a good lineup of appetizers.

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Let Is Snow!

It’s days like this that I’m glad I didn’t pursue that career in pizza delivery after all.