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OscarsĀ® Viewing Party: Party Recap (with Menu Details and Pictures!)

The Oscars party went off without a hitch! I think everyone really enjoyed themselves, especially the food and drink, since there was definitely not much to pack away by the time the party was over and the guests were all gone by 12:30 am. The menu contained a nice mix of homemade and store-bought stuff to make things easy. I prepped a lot of the homemade items in advance for quick and effective cooking or set-up by the time the guests came for the party. Without further ado, though, here's the ... Continue Reading

Freebie Friday: Free Redbox movie rental TODAY!

So "Freebie Friday" is supposed to be, well, on Friday, but here is a bonus for this week! Do you know of a Redbox movie kiosk close to where you work or live? Heads up: TODAY ONLY you can get a FREE movie rental by using the promo code THANKS2U. Use the code at a kiosk only and a valid credit card required. For the rest of the fine print, if you're interested, read the disclaimers posted on the company's website. If by some chance you miss out or are unable to stop by a Redbox today, ... Continue Reading

Review: The Simpsons Movie

I just got back from seeing The Simpsons Movie with friends. A lot of people have been giving it some slack in reviews, but I thought it was awesome. An absolute riot. We laughed our asses off; we were probably the loudest ones in the theater! As one might imagine, the Simpsons get into a trouble -- a lot of trouble. The movie tells the story about Homer and his adopted pig, and some environmental hazards which threaten to destroy the entire town of Springfield. Familiar characters from the long-running ... Continue Reading

Movies and Such

That last post wasn't exactly an epic novel and nor was it supposed to be. It was just a small update expressing my happiness about the server change going through smoothly, thanks to my super new host and the help of the tech support guys over at the help desk. In the future, I will probably disable comments on small posts like those, since there is really nothing to them. Anyway. Moving on. A few days ago, I went to see Ratatouille and left as amazed with Pixar's work as I always have been. ... Continue Reading