A Good Read Review: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Shaping the New You

 Chicken Soup for the Soul – Shaping the New You Paperback: 385pages Publisher: CSS Publishing (2010) Language: English ISBN: 978-1-935096-65-73 Price:  $14.99 Pound by pound, month by month, year by year I grew into obesity.  Medical issues became my wake up call.  Weight Watchers, Lean Line, Jenny Craig, diet doctors, bariatric doctors, lap bands. I tried them all and more.  Short term each worked; long term each failed.   Why? Today I  realize there is no magic wand that passes over me.  My healthy living depends on me and my choices not genetics I cannot control.   Unbalanced diets, high […]

A Good Read Review * Chicken Soup for the Soul – Grieving and Recovery

Chicken Soup for the Soul – Grieving and Recovery Paperback: 370 pages Publisher: CSS Publishing (2011) Language: English ISBN: 978-1-935096-62-97 Price:  $14.99 Too often the passing of one’s family, spouse, or friends brings with it the reality of our own mortality.  Why?  It can be an unsettling question at best.  Its finality can be daunting.   Some find comfort in God; others, in medicine.  Yet it is people who most touch those  bereaving. 101 of their stories are told in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Grieving and Recovery. I found these personal non-fiction accounts of how others cope with death inspirational […]

DVD Review: Digimon Adventure tri, Determination

The product featured in this post was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. Please note that any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Digimon Adventure tri, Determination DVD Release Date:  August 15, 2017 Run Time:  96 minutes Number of Discs:  1 Studio: Shout!  Factory Rating: NR ASIN:  B071RSTQ2D SMRP: $14.99 Available: Online Official Synopsis: Time has passed since Alphamon appeared and restoration has begun in Odaiba.  When another infected Digimon – an Ogremon – appears and begins to wreak havoc […]

DVD Review: Every Boy Needs a HERO

Title: Every Boy Needs a HERO Distributor: Advent Family Group Release Date: September 16, 2014 Genre: Sports Length: 94 minutes Rating: Family SMRP: $19.99 Brief Summary: Baseball player Joe Finn took big scouting opportunity that cost him his family. When he returns his wife is dying and his son David’s about to enter college. Joe needs to rebuild their relationship. Using baseball, the pair organize a new baseball league building up kids with absentee fathers and supposedly with little potential. Collectively they rebuild their relationship. Bonus features: Baseball Botcamp Making of Hero Filmimaking Fun My Opinion Only: Like the Bonnie […]

Transformers Rescue Bots: Adventures in Time and Space

DVD Review * Transformers, Rescue Bots

The product featured in this post was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. Please note that any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. Transformers Rescue Bots: Adventures in Time and Space DVD Release Date: February 23, 2016 Rated: TV-Y7 Run Time: 110- minutes Number of Discs: 1 Studio: Shout Kids Factory SMRP: $14.93 Purchase online Official Shout Factory Synopsis: The Rescue Bots Take Their Adventures Through Time And Space! Griffin Rock’s Autobot first responders — Chase, Heatwave, […]

When Calls the Heart: Complete Season 3

The product featured in this post was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. Please note that any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. When Calls the Heart: Complete Season 3 Release Date: October 13. 2015 Genre: Drama, adventure, romance Rating: NR Run Time: 840 minutes Discs: 10 SMLP: $49.99 Official PR Synopsis: From celebrated author Janette Oke (The Love Comes Softly Series) comes a rigorous and romantic adventure as epic as the wide frontier. Erin Krakow (Army Wives), Daniel […]

When Calls the Heart, The Heart of Faith

The product featured in this post was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. Please note that any personal opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. When Calls the Heart, The Heart of Faith DVD Release Date:  March 21, 2017 Rated: NR Run Time: 84 minutes Number of Discs: 1 Studio: Shout Factory Rated:  NR SMRP: $14.93 Available: Online; Christian retailers Official Synopsis: Christmas is coming to Hope Valley and everyone’s in a festive mood. Rosemary and Lee have returned from their […]