Friday, November 16, 2018

Precious Moments Bountiful Blessings Collection for Thanksgiving




Count your blessings this holiday season with Precious Moment’s Bountiful Blessings collection. Fill your table with pieces that are sleek and functional for any home that perfectly expresses the sentiment of the season.
The Precious Moments Bountiful Blessings collection is perfect for entertaining and will become a treasured part of the holiday traditions for years to come. The collection is also great to give as a housewarming gift or at a bridal shower.
Bountiful Blessings includes beautiful serving pieces that express everyone’s feelings towards the holiday meal with their “thankful” pattern scripted on the dishes.
Precious Moments Bountiful Blessings Thankful Ceramic Serving Platter
Serve the main course for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and other celebrations on this beautiful oval platter with a lovely message of thankfulness. White serveware visually enhances the look of your food. Bring out your inner chef and present your hard work like a pro and make your entertaining fun and effortless!
  • Serve the main course for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter and other celebrations on this beautiful oval platter with a lovely message that reminds us to be grateful for our many blessings
  • Large enough for a bountiful main course or for an impressive array of holiday desserts, this white platter is sure to become a treasured part of holiday and entertainment traditions for years to come
  • Give this thoughtful serveware as a wedding, Thanksgiving, Christmas or hostess gift. Just perfect to say thank you for a wonderful meal! Pairs nicely with our Grateful Gravy Boat, #179007
  • Crafted in durable glazed ceramic. Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Approximately 18 x 12 inches
Precious Moments Bountiful Blessings Blessed Puzzle Piece Bamboo Cutting Board and 2-Oz Serving Bowl
Share the uplifting words 'blessed' with this environment-friendly bamboo serving and cutting board with 2-ounce white terra cotta serving bowl. Bamboo performs exceptionally well in the kitchen and is a soft enough sustaining material that will not dull or chip your expensive knives, yet is durable enough to withstand chopping and cutting to help you prepare for that dinner party. Help take your dinning room and table from dull to fabulous!
  • Share the uplifting word “blessed” with this environment-friendly bamboo serving and cutting boards. Functional and beautiful, this set is just right for holidays and every day
  • Hangs on the kitchen wall for inspirational wall décor, and easily transitions to a cutting board for fruits, breads and veggies. Also makes a beautiful serving centerpiece or a cheese board!
  • A Thanksgiving, Christmas or Easter hostess will adore this versatile gift. Makes a lovely housewarming or wedding gift as well. Pairs nicely with our pie plate, #179010
  • Crafted of environment-friendly bamboo. Hand wash
  • Approximately 12 x 8 inches
Precious Moments Bountiful Blessings Greatful Ceramic Gravy Boat with Saucer
Inspire your guests for Thanksgiving, Christmas and other celebrations with the message of gratitude sculpted on this beautiful gravy boat and saucer. This versatile serveware is great for any type of entertaining. Traditionally used for gravy, it's 12-ounce capacity makes this a perfect sauce boat, sauciere for au jus, sauce, salad dressing, broth and much more! Well balanced for easy serving with a convenient pour spout and easy grip handle making your entertaining fun and effortless!
  • Inspire your guests for Thanksgiving, Christmas and other celebrations with the message of gratitude sculpted on this beautiful gravy boat and saucer
  • Sure to become a treasured part of holiday and entertainment traditions for years to come, each and every pour from this unique gravy boat motivates a moment of thankful reflection
  • Give this thoughtful serveware as a wedding, Thanksgiving, Christmas or hostess gift. Just perfect to say thank you for a wonderful meal! Pair it with our Serving Platter, #179009 and other tableware
  • Crafted in ceramic. Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Approximately 7.5 inches wide. Holds 12 ounces
Precious Moments Bountiful Blessings Grateful, Thankful, Blessed Pie Plate
Sharing the uplifting words 'thankful', 'grateful', and 'blessed' this deep white ceramic pie plate adds inspired elegance to any table. This classic white finish is practical and blends with the entire serveware line. The smooth round edge makes for a lovely presentation and will bring a lovely look to your dining room and table while attractively showing off your job well done on dessert!
  • Sharing the uplifting words “thankful”, “grateful”, and “blessed”, this deep white ceramic pie plate adds inspired elegance to any table. Looks lovely with our coordinated serving platter, #179009
  • Your loved one will think of you each time she cooks up a delicious pie and serves it in this simply beautiful dish, sure to become a treasured part of holiday traditions for years to come
  • Add this reminder of blessings to your Thanksgiving and holiday table décor. Just perfect as a wedding or a housewarming gift as well
  • Crafted of durable glazed ceramic. Microwave, oven and dishwasher safe
  • Approximately 9 inches in diameter
The simple classic elegance that each of these pieces invokes is sure to become a treasured family heirloom for generations to come. The Precious Moments Bountiful Blessings collection is absolutely stunning in design any of these pieces will make a perfect hostess gift or holiday gift for anyone on your shopping list. This collection is also a great reminder to count each of out many blessings as we gather with family and friends and share our most precious gifts of moments together. Please visit and follow Precious Moments on the following links to stay up to date on the latest collections they have to offer: InstagramFacebookTwitter or Precious Moments. Wishing you many blessings this holiday season from our family to yours and as always keep it Southern Y'all!


Thursday, November 15, 2018

Disney Pixar's Incredibles 2 Arrives Digitally Oct. 23 and on Blu-ray Nov. 6


Dash to Get Your Copy of the Most Anticipated Sequel of All Time!
Disney•Pixar’s “Incredibles 2”
Arrives Digitally Oct. 23 and Bursts Onto Blu-ray Nov. 6

It's the perfect time to bring home Disney Pixar's Incredibles 2 just in for the holidays! I can not believe it's been 14 years since the original Incredibles move made it's grand debut and made us all fall in love! The movie didn't miss a beat and picked up right where they left us in 2014....you know? Mesmerized on the edge of our seats and packed with witty humor! Our family absolutely LOVES Disney Pixar's Incredibles 2 and would highly recommend adding it to your collection today! 

'Done properly, parenting is a heroic act. Done properly.' Edna Mode, Disney Pixar's Incredibles 2



Featuring an all-new mini-movie starring Edna Mode, alternate scenes, never-before-revealed details about the making of the film, featurettes highlighting Pixar’s genius artists, and much, much more

 It’s not a stretch to say audiences have missed their favorite family of Supers over the past 14 years. Disney•Pixar’s “Incredibles 2,” the sequel to 2004’s beloved Oscar®-winning “The Incredibles,” received a mega-strong reaction from critics and audiences — earning a 93 percent critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes, rocketing atop the list of highest-grossing animated films, and surpassing $1 billion at the global box office. Fans can reunite with this incredible family of Supers instantly on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and on Movies Anywhere on Oct. 23, and on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD,™ Blu-ray,™ DVD and On-Demand on Nov. 6.


Family members of all ages will be hypnotized by hours of delightful entertainment, with never-before-seen “Incredibles 2” bonus material highlighting the beloved characters in the film and the filmmakers who bring them to life. When audiences instantly bring home the film two weeks early on Digital, they will receive additional exclusive featurettes, including two SuperScene Breakdowns and Samuel L. Jackson discussing his character Frozone a.k.a. “The Coolest Guy in Show Business.” Overall bonus includes an all-new mini-movie “Auntie Edna,” which gives a glimpse of fashion visionary Edna Mode’s all-night endeavor to design a suit to best harness baby Jack-Jack’s expanding super powers. Also included are an inside look at the impressive production team at Pixar Animation Studios; documentaries highlighting the film’s relatable characters and stand-out scenes; 10 never-before-revealed scenes; filmmaker commentary; the touching theatrical short “Bao” and a corresponding featurette about how the dumplings sprung to life; and much, much more.

Incredibles 2” is packaged and released in several different ways, offering families the flexibility to watch the movie instantly and on a variety of devices of their choosing, including Digital 4K Ultra HD, HD and SD and physically as a 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital Copy), a Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy) and a single DVD. Additionally, the Digital HD/SD, Blu-ray and DVD versions of the film have been modified in an effort to accommodate photosensitive viewers, however individual sensitivities may vary.
In “Incredibles 2,” Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell), Dash (voice of Huck Milner) and baby Jack-Jack—whose super powers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone (voice of Samuel L. Jackson) by their side. That’s what makes this family so Incredible.

BONUS FEATURES (may vary by retailer)
Digital Exclusives:
  • The Coolest Guy in Show Business – In this partially illustrated documentary, Samuel L. Jackson reflects how his childhood and love of comics shaped his passion for film and imaginative storytelling.
  • 2 SuperScene Breakdowns – Casual commentary-style pieces looking at specific scenes in the film (The Racoon Fight and Mrs. Incredible) through a particular creative focus like action choreography, set design or story.


Blu-ray & Digital:
  • All-New “Auntie Edna” Mini-Movie - When Bob Parr visits super-suit designer Edna Mode looking for help with his high-energy toddler Jack-Jack, Edna pulls an all-nighter designing a suit to harness the baby’s seemingly limitless powers.
  • 10 Deleted Scenes With Introductions - Suburban Escape, Kari Revisited, Return of the Supers, Chewed Out, Late Audition, Slow Day, Frozone and Honey, Restaurant Robbery, Fashion Show and Security Breakdown.
  • Super Stuff - From buildings and vehicles to costumes and props, every action movie requires a lot of really cool stuff. Meet the makers and learn what it takes to design and build such a uniquely incredible world.
  • Heroes & Villains – A collection of mini-docs about the backstory and major design ideas behind the “Incredibles 2” characters — featuring voice actors, director Brad Bird, and Pixar artists talking about the many elements that make these characters feel real.
  • Ralph Eggleston: Production Designer - This short piece explores the many ways a single production designer has influenced the look, feel and character of the Pixar universe, culminating in “Incredibles 2.”
  • Strong Coffee: A Lesson in Animation with Brad Bird - Brad Bird’s passion for animation dates back to his childhood and mentorship under Disney’s Milt Kahl, and that enthusiasm and powerful insight emanates from every film he’s made. Take a deep dive into Brad’s early years at Disney Animation Studios and his time at Pixar.
  • Paths to Pixar: Everyday Heroes - At its heart, “Incredibles 2” is about family dynamics and the challenges of being a working parent. Meet the parents of Pixar as they discuss their personal connections to the film and their experience with stretching to balance work and family.
  • SuperBaby – A documentary/hip hop music video hybrid hosted by Frankie and Paige from Disney Channel’s Bizaardvark. This piece explores how Jack-Jack came to life onscreen — from design to special effects to animation — all set to a hot beat.
  • Commentary – Get inside commentary from animators Alan Barillaro (supervising animator), Tony Fucile (supervising animator, story artist and character designer), Dave Mullins (supervising animator) and Bret Parker (animation second unit and crowds supervisor).
  • Theatrical Short: “Bao” - An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.
  • Making “Bao” - Director Domee Shi shares her secret recipe for making an animated short — discussing how her rich cultural heritage, unique relationship with her mom, and her love of food all informed the making of the food-fantasy “Bao.”
  • Outtakes & Stories - Raccoon Fight Story, Evelyn Animation Outtakes, Puppet Animator Interview, Outtakes Goofy Arms Story and SuperBaby Music Video.
  • Character Theme Songs, Vintage Toy Commercial TV Spots , Toolkit Montage and Global “Incredibles 2” Trailers

DVD:
  • Theatrical Short: “Bao” & Commentary
Incredibles 2” Cast and Crew
Holly Hunter and Craig T. Nelson return as the voices of Helen and Bob Parr, who still struggle to juggle their duties as parents and Supers. Sarah Vowell once again provides the voice of the teen-queen of sarcasm Violet, while Huck Milner joins the cast as the voice of 10-year-old Dash, and Samuel L. Jackson reprises his role as the voice of Lucius Best – aka Frozone. “Incredibles 2” also features the voices of Brad Bird as fashion visionary Edna “E” Mode, Bob Odenkirk as savvy businessman and Super fan Winston Deavor, Catherine Keener as tech pro Evelyn Deavor, Jonathan Banks as Rick Dicker, Sophia Bush as up-and-coming hero Voyd, and Isabella Rossellini as an influential ambassador and advocate for Supers.

Written and directed by Brad Bird (“The Iron Giant,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille”) and produced by John Walker (“The Incredibles,” “Tomorrowland”) and Nicole Paradis Grindle (“Sanjay’s Super Team” short, “Toy Story 3” associate producer), “Incredibles 2” is executive produced by John Lasseter. “The Incredibles” was the film that introduced Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino (“Up,” “Tomorrowland”) to moviegoers, and he returns to the Incredibles universe to create the score for “Incredibles 2.”

Disc Specifications
Product SKUs: Digital = 4K UHD, HD, SD
Physical = 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (4K UHD+Blu-ray Feature+Blu-ray Bonus+Digital Copy), Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray Feature+Blu-ray Bonus+DVD+Digital Copy) and DVD
Feature Run Time: Approximately 118 minutes
Rating: PG in U.S., PG in CE, and G in CF
Aspect Ratio: 2.39:1
Resolution: 4K UHD = 3840 x 2160, HD = 1920 x 1080, SD = 720 x 480. Some flashing-lights scenes in 4K UHD (physical and digital) versions may effect photosensitive viewers.
Audio: 4K UHD Blu-ray = English Dolby Atmos, English, Spanish and French 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus, English 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio
4K UHD Digital = English Dolby Atmos (platform dependent), English 7.1 (platform dependent), English, Spansih & French 5.1, English, Spanish & French 2.0
Blu-ray = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, English 5.1 DTS-HDHR, English 2.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio
DVD = English, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks, English 2.0 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio
HD Digital = English 7.1 (platform dependent), English, Spansih & French 5.1, English, Spanish & French 2.0
Subtitles: Blu-ray = English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Closed Captions: Digital = English; DVD = English

Social Media
Website: disney.com/incredibles2
Facebook: Facebook.com/PixarTheIncredibles
Twitter: Twitter.com/TheIncredibles
Instagram: Instagram.com/theincredibles
YouTube: Youtube.com/DisneyPixar
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Thanksgiving sides that are a must for your table


The countdown has started! We have exactly 1 week until Thanksgiving! I can smell the food coma from here! While we all know the turkey is the centerpiece of the meal, I think we can all agree the side dishes are the true stars of the show!
This year we are featuring some yummy recipes from our fellow bloggers! So put on your stretchy pants and get ready to be stuffed, as we share with you our top picks for Thanksgiving side dishes that we feel are a must for your table. Make sure to check back tomorrow, we found so many great recipes we will be featuring more!



"One of my favorite Thanksgiving side dishes is corn casserole. It’s so warm and inviting, plus it’s a fun play on cornbread (which I also love so very much). Last year, we didn’t have corn casserole. It was such a shame! Not as bad as the year my dad didn’t make stuffing and then found out that was our favorite part, but it was pretty bad."



"This Instant Pot cranberry sauce is a show stopper! The best cranberry sauce I’ve ever made in just 1 minute using only 4 ingredients. A Christmas and Thanksgiving side dish must have!"



"These Crispy Skillet Brussels Sprouts with Bacon & Garlic Butter are the absolute best Brussels sprout recipe! This is now one of my go-to recipes, easy to make and very delicious."



"Thanksgiving is that time of year where we give thanks and take a little time out, but it’s also time for LOTS of recipes and cooking! These fun turkey eggs are the best deviled eggs for Thanksgiving, and all of your guests will comment on them. They are incredibly cute, but also incredibly easy. The perfect combination!"

"These Cinnamon Brown Sugar Carrots are the perfect kid-friendly side dish that you can easily make all year long! Pan glazed carrots are perfect for even your pickiest eaters!"


"BROCCOLI CHEESE BAKE, THE CREAMIEST AND CHEESIEST BROCCOLI SIDE DISH YOU WILL EVER EAT. EVERYONE WILL ASK FOR SECONDS. A DISH YOU WILL BE MAKING OVER AND OVER."



"Parmesan Asparagus is a perfect low carb side dish that you can serve as part of a simple weeknight meal or it’s fancy enough to serve to dinner guests too! I love Parmesan asparagus as it’s so simple to make, requires minimal prep, but it really does pack a flavor punch!"


"Panko Garlic Mashed Potatoes are infused with fresh garlic, topped with a buttery panko crumb and baked into a golden crusted creamy casserole. A perfect potato recipe for the holidays and entertaining."


"Oven-roasted green beans covered with beautifully caramelized onions. An easy side dish to make any meal special."


"This Instant Pot Perfectly Creamy Mac and Cheese Recipe Tutorial contains Amazon links. Please note, as an affiliate marketer for them, clicking and purchasing from these links results in me making a small commission from this action."


Wishing you the nest of Thanksgiving dishes from our family to yours and as always keep it Southern Y'all!


*each of these recipes where used with the consent of each blogger listed*