Disney•Pixar’s COCO – New Trailer and Pan de Muerto & Hot Chocolate Recipe

With Disney•Pixar’s COCO opening in theatres this Thanksgiving (November 22nd), I wanted to send around a brand share with you guys the new trailer for the film as well as a recipe for delicious pan de muerto and chocolate.

COCO Trailer:
About COCO:

Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history.

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Visit the official COCO website here: http://movies.disney.com/coco

COCO opens in theatres everywhere on November 22nd!

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Meet chef Anthony Lamas

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

Chef Lamas is coming to Austin on November 11th at 2 pm for a free Macy’s Culinary Council cooking event. I’m going to be at Macy’s Domain to meet him, and you can too!

I am so excited to meet Chef Anthony Lamas! I’ve heard so much about him and as a Latina the whole concept of him reinventing recipes intrigues me. Also, I’m a sucker for a good ceviche!

Join me! Use the link below to RSVP for this free event and receive at $10 Macy’s gift card (while supplies last). Hurry, because seating is limited. Oh, did I mention there will be plenty of food and drinks to enjoy too? Yeah, I am SO there! Also, with any purchase of $35 or more in the Home department, receive a special gift and a copy of Chef Lamas’ cookbook Southern Heat which he will sign for you. (Limited amount available so make sure to RSVP and get there early) RSVP HERE.

Chef Anthony Lamas

Chef Lamas is now a celebrated master chef and owner of acclaimed Seviche restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky, recognized globally for its Nuevo Latino style. He is a highly-awarded chef who has cooked at the James Beard House five times (this is akin to competing in the Chef Olympics).

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Leap! for FOOTLOOSE!

I’ve partnered with Bloggin’ Mamas for this social good campaign. I may receive movie-related promotional items or experiences; but all opinions expressed are my own and no monetary compensation was received.

In support of the home entertainment release of the heartwarming animated family adventure, Leap!, Lionsgate has partnered with the non-profit organization, FOOTLOOSE, to gather donations of new and gently used dance shoes to help aspiring dancers in need. On November 16th, from 6p-8p PST, Lionsgate will be hosting an event in which they will be presenting FOOTLOOSE with the shoe donations. I wanted to help support this social good project, by encouraging donations from my readers. If you have new or gently used dance shoes you are willing to donate, you’ll find the address to send them to below. You can also follow along the donation event on social media via #LeapMovie and #LeapForFootloose

This cause is dear to my heart as I’m a little dancer mom, K has been dancing for a few years now and the thought of other small children not being able to fulfill their dreams because of economic hardship breaks my heart!

Donations to FOOTLOOSE can be sent prior to November 16 to the address below:

Address For Donations

Leap Donations

c/o Lionsgate

5055 Wilshire Blvd Suite 840

Los Angeles, CA 90036

About Leap!

Featuring all-star voice talent led by Elle Fanning (Maleficent), alongside Nat Wolff (The Fault in Our Stars) and Maddie Ziegler (The Book of Henry), with Mel Brooks (Spaceballs), featuring Carly Rae Jepsen (singer-songwriter of the hit song “Call Me Maybe”) and Kate McKinnon (“Saturday Night Live”), Leap! is a colorful and imaginative story about an orphan girl who is determined to follow her dream of becoming a ballerina. Filled with irresistible original music, Leap! features the hit track “Cut to the Feeling.”

Eleven-year-old orphan Félicie (Fanning) has one dream — to go to Paris and become a dancer. Her best friend, Victor (Wolff), an imaginative, exuberant boy with a passion for creating, has a dream of his own — to become a famous inventor. In a leap of faith, Victor and Félicie leave their orphanage in pursuit of their passions. But there’s a catch: Félicie must pretend to be the child of a wealthy family in order to gain admittance to the prestigious and competitive Opera Ballet School in Paris. And with no professional dance training, she quickly learns that talent alone is not enough to overcome the ruthless, conniving attitudes of her fellow classmates, led by the devious Camille Le Haut (Ziegler). Determined to succeed, Félicie finds her mentor in the tough and mysterious school custodian, Odette (Jepsen), who, along with Victor’s encouraging friendship, help her reach for the stars.

Leap! will be available on Digital November 7 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand November 21.

Get Social with Leap!

Facebook- facebook.com/LeapMovieOfficial/;

Twitter- twitter.com/LeapTheMovie;

Website- lionsgateathome.com/leap;


FOOTLOOSE is a non-profit charitable organization that collects new and gently used dance shoes to donate to less fortunate aspiring dancers. FOOTLOOSE donates shoes to a variety of organizations. For more information to donate or receive shoes, visit http://www.footloosemission.com/;.

FOOTLOOSE was founded by Becca Duberman, a dancer and philanthropist, in 2010. Becca’s passion for dance and her compassion for children led to the creation of FOOTLOOSE. Like its movie namesake, FOOTLOOSE, the story of overcoming restrictions to dance, connects donors to needy recipients.

Get Social with FOOTLOOSE

Facebook- facebook.com/FootlooseMssn/;

Twitter- twitter.com/FootlooseMssn;

Instagram- instagram.com/footloosemssn/;

Donate soon, so the shoes arrive in time for the event & and don’t forget to check out Leap! onDigital November 7 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand November 21.

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THOR: RAGNAROK – New Trailer and Poster!

In Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK, Thor is imprisoned on the other side of the universe without his mighty hammer and finds himself in a race against time to get back to Asgard to stop Ragnarok—the destruction of his homeworld and the end of Asgardian civilization—at the hands of an all-powerful new threat, the ruthless Hela.

But first he must survive a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against his former ally and fellow Avenger—the Incredible Hulk!

THOR: RAGNAROK is directed by Taika Waititi and returns Chris Hemsworth starring as Thor and Tom Hiddleston reprising his role as Loki. They are joined by Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson and Karl Urban, with Mark Ruffalo and Anthony Hopkins.

Make sure to check out the new trailer here:

Like THOR: RAGNAROK on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Thor/  
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THOR: RAGNAROK opens in theaters everywhere November 3rd! 

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BLACK PANTHER – New Poster Now Available!

Marvel Studios’ BLACK PANTHER follows T’Challa who, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king.

But when a powerful old enemy reappears, T’Challa’s mettle as king—and Black Panther—is tested when he is drawn into a formidable conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. 

Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther to defeat his foes and secure the safety of his people and their way of life.

 If you haven't already make sure to check out the trailer below!

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BLACK PANTHER arrives in theatres everyone on February 16, 2018! 

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Save tons of money at Nordstrom Rack with Groupon! 

For those of you who have been reading my blog from the beginning you know I’m really really frugal. And although I don’t post exclusively about deals anymore, a good sale will always make my heart sing! 

Have you tried Groupon yet? If not, what are you waiting for? Groupon is so simple to use and is free. Whether you are looking for deals on your favorite resturant or you are looking to save money on your shopping trip, Groupon has you covered. I’ve made it a tradition to check on groupon before I go on any trip, do my nails or when I want to try something new. 
Groupon is offering you BIG savings right now on over 9,000 retailers! Thats over 70,000 coupons, promo codes and deals. Groupon offers a wide range of up to date, ready to use coupons and promo codes to many retailers you probably already shop at.

Here is how it works:

If you’re frugal and fabulous like me Nordstrom Rack is the best place to shop! They offer tons of designer items at a fraction of the price. Maybe one of these days I’ll tell you guys about my obsession with Mini Melissa shoes. Instead of going to the Nordstrom Rack site, simply go to the Groupon site first and grab the Nordstrom rack coupons and promo codes first. This allows you to double up on your savings. That’s it. You are ready to save some big bucks. Pretty easy right?

Check out some of the deals right now: 

  • Free shipping
  • Up to 80% off clearance
  • 60% off handbags
  • 65% off Marc Jacobs
  • 84% off mens sunglasses 
  • 40% off backpacks

What kind of deals will you find on the Groupon site for Nordstrom Rack? 

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Giveaway: Spider-Man Homecoming gift pack

Sponsored by Sony Pictures & Marvel

I’ve teamed up with Mrs. Kathy King to celebrate the theatrical release of Sony Pictures & Marvel new film SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING – In Theaters NOW.
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We are giving our fans 3 different ways to win 1 of 10 Spider-Man: Homecoming gift packs that includes a Tee shirt, movie poster and more.


Giveaway 1 : SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Facebook Live Event

Join Mrs. Kathy King on Monday July 7 (7/10) from 6:30 PM – 7 PM PST on Facebook Live for a night of Trivia and Prizes!!!
What is she giving away? 3 Spider-Man: Homecoming gift packs that includes a Tee shirt, movie poster and more.
How To Enter? Click HERE to RSVP

Giveaway 2 : SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Instagram Loop

Prize: 4 Winners Will Receive a Spider-Man: Homecoming gift packs that includes a Tee shirt, movie poster and more.
Giveaway starts 7/7 at 12 pm PST (3 pm EST)
Giveaway Ends: 7/17 11:59 pm P.S.T
How To Enter? Click HERE to ENTER

Giveaway 3 : SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING Giveaway

Prize: 3 Spider-Man: Homecoming gift packs that includes a Tee shirt, movie poster and more.
Giveaway starts: 7/7 at 9 am PST (12 pm EST)
Giveaway Ends: 7/17 11:59 pm PST (2:59 am EST)
How To Enter? Simple fill out the form below:

Disclaimer: The Prize is being provided by Sony Pictures & Marvel and is in no way sponsored, endorsed, or associated with Facebook, Instagram or Twitter. Giveaway will end on 07/17/2017 at 11:59 pm PST. You will be contacted via email via a congratulation letter and have 24 hours to claim your prize. This Giveaway is open to USA . Please allow 6 to 8 weeks for prize shipment.

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$100 Foster Farms Giveaway 

I’ve teamed up with Mrs. Kathy King give two lucky fans a chance to win a prize pack worth $100 from Foster Farms to celebrate March Bracket Madness!!!!

How Do you Win?

Attend Our Live Event
Join Mrs. Kathy King on Thursday, March 23 at 7 pm on Facebook Live as she shares a few tips on planning the perfect March Bracket Madness Party. During the event, she will be giving away one of the Foster Farms Prize Pack worth $100
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Enter Our Giveaway
Enter to Win a Foster Farms Prize Pack worth $100 by simply filling out the giveaway form below.
Giveaway Ends: April 3 at 11:59 pm (PST)

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New “Love is…” StoryGIF App

Guys I’m having an incredible TBT with this one! I remember all the adorable cartoons of this couple, as a little girl this was the personification of true love ❤️ 

Love is StoryGIF is a brand new way to delight your friends and family. Create adorable animated messages with the Love is characters and phrases. 

  1. Choose your GIF
  2. Create your story
  3. Share on your favorite messenger


  • Over 40 individual animations 
  • Unlimited combinations
  • Express your story with the help of Love is…

Fall in love today! Download today on iOS or Android for only $0.99. 

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