In ‘Shazam’ Sitting at the Table Together as a Family Takes Center Stage.

During the holidays, there are often many extended family meals and get-togethers. Once the holidays are over, however, we often go back to our busy, everyday lives. School, work, homework, and after-school practices and activities take over, while family meals and time spent together often take a back seat to quick, on-the-go meals in the car or in front of the TV. There are so many benefits to eating dinner as a family, even if it is only a few times a week.  READ MORE

In the movie, Shazam there is an emphasis on family, saying grace and breaking bread together. Hopefully, the hit film which tugs at the heart strings will inspire families. Read more about the film below.

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Even though there has been a ton of critical praise for Shazam, I’ve been skeptical.   Moreover, the last thing I expected was such a diverse cast, a sweet message and well crafted story.  Rush out and see this movie especially if you are looking for something family friendly.  Wow, the cast is great.

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Shazam soars as a superhero movie.   It pokes fun at itself and pop culture too.

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Denny’s Free Grand Slam Breakfast

For the second year in a row, Denny’s announced plans to serve Free Grand Slam breakfasts as part of its Super Bowl campaign. The giveaway will take place on Tuesday, February 9th,  from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the company expects to serve 2 million free meals including some signature dishes such as waffles, pancakes, sausage and eggs. Dennys has over 1,500 locations nationwide.

In addition to the free breakfast on Tuesday, Denny’s is also offering a chance to win a free breakfast once a week as part of their rewards program. The first 500,000 people to sign up can win a free burger and fries, which they can eat in March.

Chocolate Festival of Texas

swirl_cakeWhat is all the excitement about………
Great Family Fun.
The festival is an inexpensive way to sample delectable chocolates from local and national chocolatiers, chefs, and bakeries including truffles, bon-bons, fondue-along with sampling great Texas wines. Take your sample glass and enjoy sample from all your favorite wineries. All attendees receive an eco friendly shopping tote goody bag with recipes, coupons, and more at the entrance.
Great New Sugar & Spice Kids Korner. Your little chef will enjoy making their own chocolate dessert treat.
Chocolate Competition. Enter  your favorite chocolate desert into our competition. Professional and Amateur categories with ribbons and prizes to be awarded. All entries will be included in a silent auction for attendees to purchase. Take home something yummy!
Fantastic Crafts & Culinary Gift Items. The show features over 50 different exhibitors that will offer neat gift ideas, chocolates of course and wine accessories for the foodie in you and your friends.
Culinary Theatre. Increase your chocolate knowledge, enjoy chocolate baking classes, demonstrations and culinary classes by some of Houston’s and Texas’ Best Chefs. For more information visit:

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