Fabulous Holiday Happenings from Avon

December 23, 2019


As A kid I can remember the Avon lady coming to our house on Saturdays. I remember I would always get so excited looking through the catalog and receiving products we had ordered along with samples of products they offered! Avon has come along way since those days but I still get just as excited about their products and thing you guys will too!


Flat Velvet Lipstick
AVON x THE FACE SHOP
Our exclusive collaboration with The Face Shop brings you super-luxurious Korean beauty products that are influencing the world. Enjoy!

The unique flat-and-square tip on our Flat Velvet Lipstick lines, contours and fills lips effortlessly with brilliant color and a velvety finish–all in just one stroke. The silky texture glides over lips filling up fine lines and creating a smooth, wrinkle-free finish. Plus, the innovative tip prevents colors from feathering or bleeding. Now that's a pro tip. .05 oz. net wt.

BENEFITS
  • Powdery, velvet matte finish
  • Visibly smooths fine lines
  • Contains nourishing argan, calendula, jojoba and olive oil
  • Tip easily creates smooth lip lines without using a lip brush
  • Available in 10 highly-pigmented shades
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • Calendula Oil - derived from marigold flowers, calendula oil has medicinal benefits.
  • Jojoba Oil - helps keep skin moisturized.
  • Argan Oil - has nourishing and hydrating effects for deep moisturization.
  • Olive Oil - acts as an excellent antioxidant.
TO USE
Use the flat edge to define Cupid's bow and line lips. Coat the remaining lip area to the desired coverage level.



Moisture Cushion Blush
AVON x THE FACE SHOP

Our exclusive collaboration with The Face Shop brings you super-luxurious Korean beauty products that are influencing the world. Enjoy!

Our Moisture Cushion Blush creates a dewy, watercolor-like flush on cheeks. Just press the poof into the sponge compact to soak up the liquid, then apply to your cheeks for soft, natural color. 28 oz. net wt.

BENEFITS
  • A blend of passionflower, rosehip oil and vitamin E leaves skin feeling nourished
  • Portable cushion
  • Long-wearing blush
  • Zero spill potential

TO USE
Gently tap puff on the cushion. Lightly tap onto cheeks.

HOW CUSHIONS WERE DEVELOPED
The first cushion product was launched in 2008. The idea came from a stamp that could be patted and pressed evenly to deliver liquid formulas. This innovation sparked the booming trend in the Korean Beauty market with a variety of different formulas, finishes, and benefits in each cushion compact.

WHAT IS CUSHION BLUSH?
The innovation features a unique, saturated, soft-textured puff sponge that releases a controlled quantity of liquid blush to allow for even application with a flawless, natural finish. There is also a middle cap inside that protects the foundation and prevents it from drying out. 


Ink Tint Serum Shine
AVON x THE FACE SHOP
Our exclusive collaboration with The Face Shop brings you super-luxurious Korean beauty products that are influencing the world. Enjoy!

Get inked! High moisture + high gloss = the perfect combo for shiny, supple lips. Our lightweight, long-lasting liquid lip stain delivers dazzling, high-shine color that smoothly and comfortably coats your pout. .18 oz. net wt.

BENEFITS
  • Teardrop applicator holds more product for full, single sweep application
  • Wax-free for non-sticky application and rich, glossy shine
  • Delivers instant moisture + cooling for weightless comfort
  • Gel-like texture softens lips upon application
  • Available in 4 vivid, bold shades
TO USE
Blend outwards, starting from the center of the lips.
Dr. Belmeur Advanced Cica Recovery Cream

AVON x THE FACE SHOP

Our exclusive collaboration with The Face Shop brings you super-luxurious Korean beauty products that are influencing the world. Enjoy!

Dr. Belmeur Advanced Cica Recovery Cream treats extra-dry and damaged skin. 1.7 fl. oz.

Cica is more than just a trendy beauty ingredient—it’s known to relieve irritated skin, strengthen the skin barrier and gently moisturize. In fact, cica was named “tiger grass” after tigers were discovered rolling in it to heal their wounds.

BENEFITS
  • An exclusive formula that both protects and heals
  • With strengthening ceramide to help restore the moisture barrier
  • Concentrated, soft texture
  • Dermatologist-tested
  • Suitable for sensitive skin

KEY INGREDIENTS
  • Centella Asiatica Extract “Cica” – Relieves irritated skin, strengthens the skin barrier and gently moisturizes
  • Ceramide – Forms and strengthens the moisture barrier
  • Panthenol – Acts to soothe skin

DR. BELMEUR ADVANCED
A premium brand recommended by experts formulated with mild ingredients that help you achieve beautiful, healthy skin.

TO USE
Use AM and PM as necessary. Use on cleansed skin, following any treatments and as the last step of moisturizer. For AM use, follow with SPF. We recommend Anew Hydra Fusion Daily Beauty Defense Cream SPF 50.



Beautiful Holiday Cheer from PUR Cosmetics


Hey there my beautiful friends! It's a great time to spoil the beauty guru on your holiday gift-giving list with some items that are sure to please. PÜR CRYSTAL CLEAR Cosmetics offers top of the line products that are also cruelty-free, not tested on animals, environmentally responsible and formulated in the USA. They are truly a company with a heart and social consciousness. These are just a few of our top picks from all the fabulous products currently offered.

Crystal Clear 4-Piece Perfect Eye Set

This exclusive, all-in-one Crystal Clear Ultimate Face Palette features a gorgeous array of the perfect mix of 38 matte, shimmer and glitter shades for flawless day and night looks that are fully customizable.

Makeup lovers rejoice! This Crystal Clear makeup palette has everything you need to look and feel your best. Equally glamorous and practical, this blockbuster Ultimate Face Palette features an expansive array of beautiful pressed pigments that offer fully customizable looks no matter the occasion! Bask in the antioxidant-rich benefits of Energy Complex, that is made from a signature blend of Green Tea, Ginseng and Vitamin B, to deliver much-needed nutrients to help achieve a healthier-looking complexion. Formulated with clean, good-for-your-skin ingredients, these beautiful matte, shimmer and glitter colors add a touch of luxe as they pack on bold pigment for an enviable look that will have everyone looking your way! From brunch to the office and everything in-between, it’s a crystal clear solution for all your beauty needs.

Crystal Clear Iconic Glow Illuminating Face and Body Dry Oil

Crystal Clear Iconic Glow is a luxe, everyday Illuminating Face and Body Dry Oil that’s specially formulated to capture the look of glistening skin with the help of shimmer and soft-focus diamond powder.

Let your inner light shine and instantly recharge the look of skin with the natural moisture of Iconic Glow. Part of the luxe, diamond-powder infused Crystal Clear collection with just-the-right-touch of glam, this quick-absorbing, Illuminating Face and Body Dry Oil instantly give skin a radiant shimmer that wows without the unwanted greasy feeling. Curated with all skin types in mind, the nourishing blend of Jojoba Oil and Macadamia Oil in this antioxidant-rich dry oil instantly helps moisturize and replenish dry skin for the complexion and healthy-looking body glow you crave. The unique, soft-focus diamond powder helps brighten and illuminate the look of skin for a natural, soft-focus effect, leaving behind a lovely, soft champagne hue and glimmer that’s simply iconic.


Let your eyes do the talking and instantly elevate any makeup look with this transformative, cruelty-free Crystal Clear 4-Piece Perfect Eye Set that’s complete with a full-size liquid eyeliner, mascara, faux eyelashes, and vegan lash adhesive!
Includes: • Fully Charged Mascara Powered by Magnetic Technology • On Point Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Pen in Bold Matte Black • PRO Eyelashes in Bombshell • PRO Eyelash Glue

Master the “no makeup, makeup” look or take your beauty looks to new heights with this limited-edition 4-Piece Perfect Eye Set. Part of our coveted, luxe Crystal Clear collection, these full-size beauty essentials were curated to enhance any makeup look, whether simple, everyday chic or the utmost glam. Define eyes with the long-lasting, ultra-matte black of the On Point Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Pen that gently glides onto the lid with maximum ease and precision. Play up your lashes with PÜR’s best-selling Fully Charged Mascara Powered by Magnetic Technology to help strengthen, thicken, lengthen and separate lashes with unparalleled performance. Take it up a notch with our best-selling PRO Eyelashes in Bombshell that are handcrafted with cruelty-free faux silk to provide ultra-lightweight, natural-looking fuller lashes for up to 30 uses. Apply the natural-looking, false eyelashes using the gentle PRO Eyelash Glue that will keep your lashes in place throughout the day. Use all four beauty items together or mix and match to achieve your go-to eye look that’s foolproof and natural-looking.



Holiday Wishes from Sephora


Hello there beautiful! Still, need to pick up a few items for the beauty guru on your holiday shopping list? Sephora has you covered! They offer the top of the line beauty products for both men and women. Sephora offers limited edition holiday gift sets that are perfect for any price range and pocketbook. Remember that these holiday sets are limited and they won't be around for long, so get them while they are still around. And why not pick up one for you and a friend! Unsure of what to get or looking for a last-minute gift? Sephora gift cards are always a great pick!


SEPHORA COLLECTION Igloo Palace Blockbuster Set

The Sephora Igloo Palace Blockbuster Set contains 60 eyeshadows, 24 lip glosses, 8 cream eyeliners, 4 brow powders, 6 highlighters, 3 blushes, and 3 bronzers as well as a brightening powder.

It’s shaped like a little igloo and has swing-out trays for easy access to the makeup inside as well as a mirror and helpful get-the-look guide.


SEPHORA COLLECTION Glitter Wonderland Loose Glitter Set

What it is: A set of four loose glitter vials to add a dash of glam to your holiday look.

What Else You Need to Know: Check glitter off your wish list this Holiday season with Sephora Collection’s Glitter Wonderland Loose Glitter Set. These do-it-all micro-glitters deliver the perfect pop of color to enhance any holiday look. Sparkle and shine in four festive shades: Twinkle, Tinsel, Poinsettia, and Snowflake.

This Set Contains: 4 x 0.06 oz/ 1.7 g Loose Glitter in Twinkle (Gold), Tinsel (Silver), Poinsetta (Fuchsia), Snowflake (Iridescent)

Lilly Lashes 3D Mink Miami & Mini Lash Adhesive Ornament

What it is: An ultra-wispy lash that adds an evenly disbursed amount of volume and length, paired alongside a mini, clear adhesive in a festive ornament that’s perfect for gifting.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This luxurious and glamorous pair of hand-crafted false eyelashes flawlessly blend in with your natural lashes, instantly adding length, volume, and definition. It is paired with a mini clear adhesive that is latex-free, quick-drying, and trusted to keep lashes in place from day to night. This duo is the perfect finishing touch to any look.

This Set Contains:
- Lilly Lashes 3D Mink Miami
- Clear, mini lash adhesive

SEPHORA COLLECTION Stay Polished! Nail Set

What it is: A set containing six Color Hit nail polishes in timeless shades, mixing warm and cool colors.

What Else You Need to Know: This set includes a fun assortment of five bestselling shades as well as one glittery silver topper.

This Set Contains:
- 6 x 0.16 oz/ 5 mL Color Hit Nail Polish in I'm a Princess, Cookie Break, Rose Bouquet, Cherry Popsicle, It Girl, Silver Fever


SEPHORA COLLECTION Aloe Vera Hand Mask (Limited Edition) 1 Pair

What it is:
To take care of your hands in 15 minutes while you get on with your day, and add some fun with these decorative masks.

What it does:
Do you have dry hands? Discover this cute pair of limited edition gloves, covered in little penguins and infused with a formula containing aloe vera extract. Perfectly leak-proof and touch-sensitive, these gloves care for your hands while you take care of other things.

What else you need to know:
Perfect for this winter, these aloe vera hand masks offer intense moisture to hands and soften the skin and cuticles. The result: Hands are visibly softer and more beautiful.
Dermatologically tested.



Changing Your Eating Habits For The Better

December 21, 2019

How healthy is your diet? If what you eat mostly consists of convenience food, takeouts and junk, then you’re doing your health a serious disservice.
Weight isn’t the only indicator of a poor diet. In fact, many people can be a healthy weight, but still suffer from a lack of energy or poor nutrition. Wanting to feel good about yourself, inside and out, should be a priority for you, and a lot of that comes from eating a better diet.
Want to make some big changes to your health and wellbeing? Here’s how you can change your eating habits for the better.


Image Credit: Unsplash under Creative Commons

Set yourself some goals
When setting out on a healthy eating plan, it’s good to set yourself some goals. Whether you’re aiming to eat more home-cooked meals or get your 5-a-day, you’ll have more success if you set it as a goal. Losing weight can be a great motivator, as well as finding more energy. Set yourself a goal you can stick to, with smaller milestones to help you on the way and keep you motivated.

Eating healthier can become a permanent lifestyle change, helping you to feed your body to get the most out of life.

Work out what’s holding you back from eating better
There are all kinds of excuses for not eating well. From the expense of fresh fruit and vegetables, to a lack of time, you could make many excuses for eating the way you eat now.

But to change your life for the better, you’re going to need to stop making excuses. If money is an issue, find ways of cutting down your grocery spend. If your teeth are causing trouble, get them fixed to help in regaining your ability to chew again. There’s usually a simple answer to your problem, you just need to face up to it.

Start cooking for yourself
It’s easy for your diet to become reliant on takeouts and convenience foods. A busy job and active life outside of work can mean you’re often short of time to feed yourself healthy, nutritious food. It’s time to stop this.

Teaching yourself to cook at home can open your eyes to many new recipes and exciting dishes, which can easily be prepared at home. Cooking for yourself will mean that you know exactly what’s going into your food, allowing you to pack your food with goodness and use less sugar, salt and fat that is found in so many ready-made foods.
Get into the habit of prepping your food

Meal prepping is an effective way of eating healthier. Meal prepping allows you to prepare your meals for the week ahead, saving you time and making sure that lunch and dinner is always taken care of. It’s a good way to make sure you use up everything you buy, saving you money and waste too! Get into the habit of meal prepping to help you take a healthier approach to your diet.

Always eat breakfast
It’s good to start your day with a nice, healthy breakfast. It’s the ideal time of day to load up on vitamins and nutrients, and a good breakfast will stop you from snacking on junk mid-way through the morning. Check out some healthy breakfast recipes that are perfect for busy mornings, making it easy for you to get your morning boost. On the weekends, you can spend even more time preparing a nutritious breakfast for the perfect Saturday or Sunday morning treat.

Don’t punish yourself
There is a lot of pressure that comes with healthy eating, with many people finding themselves feeling guilty for having a treat now and then. Being able to enjoy things in moderation can help you maintain your healthy eating plan, allowing you to treat yourself once in a while without it taking over your diet entirely. We all give in to temptation now and then, but it’s important you don’t beat yourself up about it. Tomorrow is a new day, and you can always try again. Save some tasty recipes for the times you want to treat yourself, it’ll be the perfect reward for all of your hard efforts.

Healthy eating is essential for warding off diseases and maintaining a healthy weight. By changing your eating habits, you’ll soon notice a difference in your energy levels, and how you feel within yourself, helping you understand exactly why it’s so important. Want to live a healthier lifestyle and feel great inside and out? It’s time to switch up your habits and finally put your health first.

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The Gift of Beauty from Shaina B Miami Cosmetics

December 19, 2019

Hello there beautiful! Today I would like to introduce you all to a company I have recently had the pleasure of working with. Shaina B Miami Cosmetics' high-performance products and tools are designed to help you live vibrantly while becoming your own makeup artist. Born on the busy streets and iconic beaches of Miami our priority is to celebrate beauty & creativity in all phases. Their multicultural roots inspire us to break the rules & reinvent beauty in our own image. The end result is a beauty brand that wants to see you live boldly with & without makeup.



MIAMI PALETTE - EYE SHADOW
14 MIAMI-INSPIRED SHADES TO CREATE ENDLESS LOOKS

TOP ROW:
Ultra shimmer shades for instant glam.
A perfect balance of neutral shades with pops of color.

BOTTOM ROW:
Smooth texture and super blendable powders.
Essential matte shades that bring all eye look together.
Shades to suit every skin tone.

MIAMI PALETTE - BLUSH AND HIGHLIGHT
6 UNIVERSALLY FLATTERING SHADES THAT CAPTURE THAT MIAMI GLOW

Intensely pigmented highlight powders.
Matte blushes that last all day.

TOP ROW:
Highlight powders that give skin an intense glow.

BOTTOM ROW:
Matte blush powders for all skin tones.


B. ORGANIZED TRAIN CASE
A deep and versatile case to keep all of your Shaina B. Miami products safe and secure.
Multiple pockets, storage spaces, and an open deep shape make this the case great for storing or taking your items with you.




PRO LASHES - B. GLAM
The Shaina B. Miami PRO Lashes are handmade with high-quality synthetic fibers. They come in three different styles for life’s many different events.
B.Glam: Full and fluttery that will add instant drama to your look.


PRO LASHES - B. NATURAL
The Shaina B. Miami PRO Lashes are handmade with high-quality synthetic fibers. They come in three different styles for life’s many different events.
B.Natural: Light and airy that will add a hint of glam to your everyday look.

These are just a few of the great products offered by Shaina B Miami Cosmetics for more information make sure to also follow them on FacebookTwitterInstagram Youtube

Pokemon Gift Guide

Are you the ultimate Pokemon trainer? Or do you have a Pokemon trainer on your holiday shopping list? We have made a list of all the "Gotta Catch 'Em All" items that are must-have! Pokemon has been one of the most influential series of all time. From the first playthroughs of Pokemon Red and Blue from our childhoods to the recent releases on the Nintendo Switch or Pokemon Go, there is no doubt that this series is still one of the most beloved Japanese Role-playing Game in the world, and will continue to live on a legacy for years to come. This post may contain affiliate links.


We just ADORE this enhanced wireless controller for Nintendo Switch in the theme Pokemon Battle! 
Play your favorite Nintendo Switch games like a pro with this officially Licensed POWERA enhanced wireless Controller featuring Pikachu vs. Mewtwo design. Built for comfort during extended gaming sessions, this Bluetooth wireless Controller includes motion controls, mappable advanced gaming Buttons, and standard ergonomic layout. Enjoy up to 30 hours of gameplay with new alkaline batteries (other variables affect playtime) or add your own rechargeable batteries. It can be used when Nintendo Switch is docked or undocked. It does not support HD rumble, IR, or amiibo NFC. Not for use with Joy-Con only games.
  • Wireless freedom using Bluetooth 5.0
  • Features motion controls and mappable Advanced Gaming Buttons
  • Ergonomic controller with standard button layout and Pikachu graffiti design
  • LEDs for player number, button mapping, and low battery warning
  • Includes two AA batteries for up to 30 hours of gameplay
  • Officially licensed by Nintendo and The Pokémon Company International
  • Two-year warranty – register at PowerA.com
The PowerA Wired Gaming Headset delivers high fidelity, accurate sound for immersive gaming audio on Xbox One, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, Mac, and Mobile devices that support 3.5mm audio jack and features Pikachu silhouette design. The flexible metal boom mic provides vocal clarity, includes mic monitoring, stays where you want it, and is detachable for when you want to enjoy listening to music, TV or other media. Lightweight materials, intuitive volume and mute controls on the earcup, plus breathable memory foam headband and earpads ensure comfort over extended gaming sessions. The large 50mm precision-tuned drivers kick out rich bass to bring you into the experience, and noise-isolating earpads keep you there. Finally, our 2-year limited warranty reinforces our commitment to quality ensuring you can trust PowerA products to perform.
  • High fidelity stereo sound for gaming, music, and entertainment
  • Officially licensed by The Pokémon Company International
  • Lightweight, durable design and materials
  • Memory foam earpads provide extended comfort and solid noise isolation
  • Intuitive volume and mute controls on the left earcup
  • Precision tuned 50mm drivers deliver rich bass and accurate sound reproduction
  • Detachable boom mic with flexible metal neck stays where you want it
  • Memory foam padded headband for added comfort
  • Compatible with any 3.5mm audio source – Xbox, PS4, Switch, PC, Mac, Mobile
  • Includes 42-inch 3.5mm audio cable
unikeep.com offers the best of old school with these Pokemon Themed Trading Card Album. They have 2 sizes and 2 designs. The mini size holds 200 cards, and the full size holds 450. The binders are digitally printed with Pokemon themed designs on the back, spine, and cover. We have one that looks like a Pokedex and another that looks like a Pokeball. Check them out here - Full Size and Mini

The binders also already come with archival-safe, high-quality trading card pages, which is a plus. Most binders require you to purchase them separately.

bioWorld Pokemon Pikachu Laplander Fleece Beanie Cap with Ears

Pikachu is a short, chubby rodent Pokemon. It is covered in yellow fur, and its ears are long and pointed with black tips. It has a small mouth, brown eyes, and two red circles on its cheeks. There are pouches inside its cheeks where it stores electricity. Its forearms are short, with five fingers on each paw, and its feet have three toes. It has two brown stripes on its back, and its tail is in the shape of a lightning bolt with a patch of brown fur at the base. A female will have a V-shaped notch at the end of its tail, which looks like the top of a heart. It is classified as a quadruped, but it has been known to stand and walk on its hind legs.

If Pokemon has taught us anything, it's this: candy makes life better. Now, we somehow intuitively knew that when we were kids, but all the parents and teachers (and dentists) kept trying to dissuade us. So we're filling this Pokemon Poke Ball Lunch Case with Skittles. No, okay. We're NOT filling our Pokemon Poke Ball Lunch Case with Skittles. We're filling it with a sandwich and an apple, and some carrot sticks a juice box for a healthy lunch because we want to grow up to be big strong trainers. We're going to carry our little Poke Ball Lunch Case by its integrated handle, and we promise we won't try to throw it at any squirrels on the way home. Much.


The Pokemon Bluetooth speaker, wirelessly stream music front your computer, tablet, smartphone, MP3 Player, or other Bluetooth enabled devices. Enjoy high-quality sound, wherever your next adventure may take you. Speakerphone function. Built-in rechargeable battery, including charging cable. Power and charging LED indicator

Downton Abbey will arrive on digital on November 26, 2019 and Blu-ray and DVD December 17, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

December 17, 2019

DOWNTON ABBEY
ON DIGITAL NOVEMBER 26, 2019
BLU-RAYTM AND DVD DECEMBER 17, 2019
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Straight from the theaters and filled to the brim with must-see bonus features, Downton Abbey is the perfect holiday gift for fans of all ages.

Downton Abbey will arrive on digital on November 26, 2019 and Blu-ray and DVD December 17, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

STRAIGHT FROM THEATERS AND FILLED TO THE BRIM
WITH MUST-SEE BONUS FEATURES






I have been a big fan of the "Abbey" for many years now. So I was thrilled that Universal Pictures Home Entertainment sent our family an advanced copy to enjoy!  The movie is a wonderful experience and made me love the series that much more!  This is a must-have this holiday season for all Downton Abbey fans!  The movie is exquisitely done! 


THE MOTION PICTURE

THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT FOR FANS OF ALL AGES

ON DIGITAL NOVEMBER 26, 2019
BLU-RAYTM AND DVD DECEMBER 17, 2019
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT
Universal City, California, November 5, 2019 – DOWNTON ABBEY, the global sensation hailed as “a grand, cinematic experience” (Mike Reyes, Cinemablend) welcomes fans back for a spectacular homecoming on Digital November 26, 2019 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on December 17, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Earning an “A” CinemaScore, the film, which is celebrated by critics as “a true love letter to the fans” (Catalina Combs, Black Girl Nerds), arrives just in time for the holiday season with a broad variety of bonus features, including exclusive conversations with the cast, deleted scenes and a series recap that whisks audiences away to a world of grandeur.
 

Based on Carnival Films’ Emmy® award-winning television series, the feature DOWNTON ABBEY sees the original cast return, alongside a host of newcomers. The incredible ensemble cast been applauded by critics as “funny and charming as ever” (Caroline Siede, The A.V. Club). The film chronicles the Crawley family one year after the conclusion of the series, as they prepare for the most important moment of their lives: an impending visit from the Royal Family. Join the glitz, glamour and spectacle as the special visit unleashes scandal, romance and intrigue on the fan-favorite family and its staff members. Lauded as “a delight” (Stephanie Zacharek, TIME), the film comes from the series screenwriter and producer Julian Fellowes, and producers Gareth Neame and Liz Trubridge.

The motion picture will also be available in a Deluxe Limited Edition, featuring the Blu-ray Disc, DVD, and Digital Code, presented in exclusive packaging along with a collectible photo book and recipe cards. Available only while supplies last, this special offering is the must-own gift for any Downton Abbey fan or to add to your own collection.

BLU-RAYTM, DVD & DIGITAL BONUS FEATURES:
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Cast Conversations – Exclusive roundtable interviews with the cast.
    • Upstairs Cast
    • Downstairs Cast
  • The Royal Visit – A look at how the royal visit proved to be an ambitious event both on and behind the camera.
  • True to the Twenties – Fans of DOWNTON ABBEY are charmed by the sheer grandeur of the aristocracy in the early 20th century. Learn how DOWNTON ABBEY maintains a reputation of being true to the time period.
  • Welcome to Downton Abbey – A behind-the-scenes look at the grandeur of Highclere Castle and how it serves as a cornerstone in the Downton Abbey franchise.
  • The Brilliance of Julian Fellowes – Writer Julian Fellowes has created a story and beloved characters that resonate with people across the world. This piece celebrates Julian’s brilliant creativity and reveals his approach to bringing Downton Abbey to the big screen.
  • Downton Abbey Series Recap* – Whether you’re new or just need a refresher, this series recap will catch you up on the story so far.
  • Feature Commentary with Director Michael Engler
*Available only on Blu-ray™ and iTunes

DOWNTON ABBEY will be available on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital.
  • Blu-rayTM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
  • MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.
For artwork, please log onto our website at www.uphepublicity.com
Website: 
http://uni.pictures/DowntonAbbey
Trailer: http://uni.pictures/DowntonAbbeyTrailer
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DowntonAbbey/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/DowntonAbbey
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/downtonabbey_official 
#BringDowntonHome


FILMMAKERS:
Directed by: Michael Engler
Screenplay by: Julian Fellowes
Produced by: Gareth Neame, Liz Trubridge, Julian Fellowes
Executive Producers: Nigel Marchant, Brian Percival
Director of Photography: Ben Smithard, BSC
Production Designer: Donal Woods
Edited by: Mark Day
Costume Designer: Anna Robbins
Make-up and Hair Designer: Anne Nosh Oldham
Music by: John Lunn
Historical Advisor: Alastair Bruce
Co-Producer: Mark Hubbard
Casting Director: Jill Trevellick
Production Company: Carnival Films

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAYTM:

Street Date: December 17, 2019
Selection Number: 62209648 (US) /62209649 (CDN)
Layers: BD 50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Widescreen
Rating: PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, and language
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1/Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French DTS Digital Surround 5.1
Run Time: 2 hours 2 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: December 17, 2019
Selection Number: 62202700 (US) / 62209165 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.39:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, and language
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1/Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 2 hours 2 minutes

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www.uphe.com) is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television and Awesomeness.  UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.  NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

12 Rudolph the Rednosed Reindeer Gifts to Make



Can anything get you more in the spirit of Christmas then crafting? Well maybe crafting items in the likeness of everyone's favorite rednosed reindeer, Rudolph! If you’re looking for Rudolph themed homemade gift ideas for any of your holiday parties, check out these recipes and tutorials from some of our favorite bloggers.

DIY Rudolph Shirt by Hello Creative Family

Rudolph Sugar Scrub by Oh My Creative

Rudolph Cocoa Mix by Simplistically Living

Yarn Wrapped Rudolph Can by It Happens in a Blink

EOS Rudolph Gift by Tried and True

Rudolph Cocoa Jar by Cooking with Carlee



Felt Rudolph Softies by Red Ted Art

Rudolph Tic Tac Toe Game by Rainy Day Mum

Quilled Rudolph Gift Tags by Red Ted Art

Rudolph Treat Box by Big Bears Wife

Rudolph Cocoa Cones by Mommy Musings

Rudolph Treat Bags by Craft Create Cook


ABOMINABLE on Digital now and 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ & DVD December 17th!

December 16, 2019

THIS HOLIDAY SEASON COZY UP WITH EVERYONE’S FAVORITE YETI IN THE #1 ORIGINAL ANIMATED MOVIE OF THE YEAR, BRIMMING WITH MAGIC, MUSIC AND LAUGH OUT LOUD FAMILY FUN.

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION & PEARL STUDIO’S

ABOMINABLE
ONLY AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL DECEMBER 3, 2019 
4K ULTRA HD, BLU-RAYTM AND DVD DECEMBER 17, 2019
FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

GIVE THE PERFECT GIFT, PACKED WITH OVER AN HOUR OF BONUS CONTENT, INCLUDING 2 ORIGINAL SHORTS, DELETED SCENES, CAST INTERVIEWS, AND MORE!


Looking for the perfect heart-warming movie for the whole family? ABOMINABLE is the perfect movie for the holiday season. Our family absolutely loved this movie, the only issue is we now what an ABOMINABLE of our very own....does anyone know where we might get one? We would like to thank Universal Pictures Home Entertainment for sending our family an advanced copy to enjoy. 
DreamWorks Animation and Pearl Studio’s co-production ABOMINABLE is a magical action-packed adventure for the whole family; with a 95% Audience score on Rotten Tomatoes, critics are calling this new animated classic “pure magic” (Dave Morales, Fox TV Houston). Yi, Everest and the gang come home just in time for the holidays on Digital December 3, 2019 and on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-Ray, DVD and On Demand December 17, 2019 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Boasting the biggest opening for an original animated film this year, ABOMINABLE is “an epic, colorful journey home. Beautiful and exhilarating to behold” (Glenn Kenny, The New York Times). The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and Digital versions feature tons of fun bonus content including 2 original shorts, deleted scenes, and activities for the entire family to enjoy.


This magical journey is brought to life with the voice talents of Chloe Bennet (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D”), Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award winner Sarah Paulson (“American Horror Story”), Eddie Izzard (Cars 2), Tenzing Norgay Trainor (“Liv and Maddie”), Albert Tsai (“Fresh Off the Boat”), Tsai Chin (The Joy Luck Club) and Michelle Wong (“Scandal”). It is written and directed by Jill Culton (Open SeasonToy Story 2Monsters, Inc.) and co-directed by Todd Wilderman (Open Season 2).  The film is produced by Suzanne Buirgy and Peilin Chou.

From the studio that brought you How to Train Your Dragon, this heartwarming and humorous story follows teenage Yi (Bennet) as she encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in China, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Trainor) and Peng (Tsai), name him “Everest” and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. But the trio of friends will have to stay one-step ahead of Burnish (Izzard), a wealthy man intent on capturing a Yeti, and zoologist Dr. Zara (Paulson) to help Everest get home. Heartwarming and a visual masterpiece, “ABOMINABLE is a movie for all ages with laughter and life lessons and a little bit of wonder thrown in” (Allison Rose, Flick Direct).

BONUS FEATURES ON 4K Ultra Hd, BLU-RAYTM, DVD and digital:
  • DREAMWORKS SHORT – MAROONED - Marooned, tells the story of a cantankerous and selfish robot named C-0R13. Stranded on an abandoned lunar outpost, C-0R13 longs to return to Earth. With a partially built ship and his last power source, this determined robot will stop at nothing to achieve his goal.
  • SHOW AND TELL - Back home in the Himalayan Mountains, Everest puts on a magical show-and-tell for his fellow yetis after he receives a special care package from Yin, Jing and Peng.
  • DELETED SCENES with Intros by Writer/Director Jill Culton and Co-Director Todd Wilderman
    • Play All
    • Spa Day
    • Villains at the Map
    • Magic Montage
    • Yak Attack
  • MAKING A MYTH (MOVIE) - In this entertaining ‘making of’ we learn from the filmmakers and stars how they brought the heartfelt and whimsical story of Abominable to life - from the use of magic, music and humor, to the themes of family and nature.
  • ANIMATING ABOMINABLE - From production design to storyboarding and animating, the creative team behind Abominable will take us through the design and animation of the film.
  • MEET THE CAST - This fun featurette introduces the audience to the cast of Abominable and the characters they play. Learn first-hand from the actors what their personal inspiration was for the role and how they went about performing the voicework.
    • Play All
    • Chloe Bennet as Yi
    • Tenzing Norgay Trainor as Jin
    • Albert Tsai as Peng
    • Tsai Chin as Nai Nai
    • Joe Izzo as Everest
  • YOUR YETI CARE GUIDE - Chloe, Albert and Tenzing provide tips and tricks to caring for your newly adopted “Yeti”. In this case YETI stands for pet - dog, kitten and bird.
  • COURAGE TO DREAM - This featurette explores the character Yi, the strong, independent and untraditional female lead at the center of Abominable. Actor Chloe Bennet and the filmmakers discuss what makes Yi special and why she is the ultimate role model for young girls and boys today!
  • AN ABOMINABLE TOUR WITH CHLOE BENNET - Like her father before her, Yi dreams of travelling across China to see the many beautiful, natural and culturally significant locations featured in Abominable. Chloe Bennet, the voice of Yi, will take viewers on their own magical journey.
  • EVEREST’S TALK BOX - Shooting on the DreamWorks Animation campus, we bring in some real kids to meet the man behind the voice of Everest, Joe Izzo, and the audio team from Abominable to learn about all the cool tech that went into Everest’s voice.
  • COOKING WITH NAI NAI - Can Tsai Chin, the voice of Nai Nai, learn to make Nai Nai’s famous pork buns in real life? Let's find out!
  • HOW TO ABOMINABLE - Bring Everest, Yi and Nai Nai to life in your home with this How-to-Draw with a difference. Not only will we show you how to recreate your favorite characters from Abominable, but also how to magically bring them to life through a homemade Chinese style lantern!
    • How to Draw
    • Play All
    • Intro
    • Everest
    • Yi
    • Jin
    • Peng
    • Nai Nai
    • How to Make a Chinese Lantern
  • YOU CAN SPEAK YETI-ESE - Inspired by foreign language courses, viewers can learn how to speak Yeti-ese with these easy teaching guides hosted by Chloe Bennet.
  • NAI NAI SAYS - Narrated by Nai Nai, Yi's wise grandma gives us life lessons on how to be a strong, independent, modern woman.
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY - Writer/Director Jill Culton, Co-Director Todd Wilderman, Producer Suzanne Buirgy, Producer Peilin Chou, Production Designer Max Boas, Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Edwards, and Head of Character Animation John Hill
ABOMINABLE will be available on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital.
  • 4K Ultra HD is the ultimate movie watching experience. 4K Ultra HD features the combination of 4K resolution for four times sharper picture than HD, the color brilliance of High Dynamic Range (HDR) with immersive audio delivering a multidimensional sound experience.
  • Blu-rayTM unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • Digital lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.
  • MOVIES ANYWHERE is the digital app that simplifies and enhances the digital movie collection and viewing experience by allowing consumers to access their favorite digital movies in one place when purchased or redeemed through participating digital retailers. Consumers can also redeem digital copy codes found in eligible Blu-rayTM and DVD disc packages from participating studios and stream or download them through Movies Anywhere. MOVIES ANYWHERE is only available in the United States. For more information, visit https://moviesanywhere.com.
FILMMAKERS:
Written and Directed By: Jill Culton
Produced By: Suzanne Buirgy, Peilin Chou
Co-Director: Todd Wilderman
Co-Producer: Rebecca Huntley
Music By: Rupert Gregson-Williams
Executive Producers: Li Ruigang Zhu, Tim Johnson

TECHNICAL INFORMATION 4K ULTRA HD:
Street Date: December 17, 2019
Selection Number: 46201559 (US) / 46201864 (CDN)
Layers: BD 100
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Widescreen
Rating: PG for some action and mild rude humor.
Languages/Subtitles: English, French Canadian, Latin American Spanish
Sound: English Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital Plus 7.1
Run Time: 00:97:04

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™:
Street Date: December 17, 2019
Selection Number: 46201561 (US) / 46201866 (CDN)
Layers: BD 50
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Widescreen
Rating: PG for some action and mild rude humor.
Languages/Subtitles: English, French Canadian, Latin American Spanish
Sound: English Dolby Atmos and Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital Plus 7.1
Run Time: 00:97:04

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: December 17, 2019
Selection Number: 46201560 (US) / 46201865 (CDN)
Layers: DVD 9
Aspect Ratio: 16:9 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
Rating: PG for some action and mild rude humor.
Languages/Subtitles: English Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0, Spanish and French Dolby Digital 5.1
Sound: Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 00:97:10

ABOUT UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT:
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE – www.uphe.com) is a unit of Universal Filmed Entertainment Group (UFEG). UFEG produces, acquires, markets and distributes filmed entertainment worldwide in various media formats for theatrical, home entertainment, television and other distribution platforms, as well as consumer products, interactive gaming and live entertainment. The global division includes Universal Pictures, Focus Features, Universal Pictures Home Entertainment, Universal Brand Development, Fandango, DreamWorks Animation Film and Television and Awesomeness.  UFEG is part of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.  NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a suite of leading Internet-based businesses. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.