Tuesday, November 28, 2023

Dolly Is Colorful, Now You Can Color Dolly

 

 

Crafted by Michael and brought to life by Ramon Salas, "Dolly Parton: Female Force the Coloring Book Edition" spans 56-pages, available in both digital and print formats on platforms like Amazon. The paperback version showcases a cover by Ramon Salas, while the hardcover edition features an alternative cover crafted by the talented Marvel Comics artist Yonami.

 

Embark on over 50 pages of coloring delight, immersing yourself in the vibrant world of Dolly Parton! Become a colorist in the comic book realm—grab your cherished crayons and relish the experience. This coloring book provides a distinctive look at Dolly Parton's diverse journey, catering to a unique audience. Renowned for her quote, "It costs a lot of money to look this cheap," Parton's roles as a singer, songwriter, and philanthropist reflect her empowering ascent from humble origins to the most honored female country performer, leaving a legacy of generosity and inspiration.

 

“Imagine my surprise when I learned that a comic, I wrote would become a coloring book, too! It’s a great way to show off the incredible work of artist Ramon Salas and cover artist Dave Ryan and Joe Phillips."said Writer Michael Frizell. 

 

TidalWave's "Female Force" imprint highlights accomplished and influential individuals across diverse fields such as authors, business executives, entertainers, journalists, politicians, and activists. This latest addition to TidalWave's library of over 200 comic book biographies enriches the collection with a broad spectrum of inspiring figures. Past titles have featured extraordinary women like Reba McEntire, Tina Turner, Gloria Steinem, Pink, Cher, Oprah Winfrey, and numerous others.

 

TidalWave has also published comic books on other country icons such as Loretta Lynn, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley, Tim McGraw and Carrie Underwood. 

 

The biographical comic series has sparked widespread media attention, garnering headlines on popular platforms like The View, ABC News, CNN, MSNBC, and earning features in esteemed publications including Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, TIME, and People magazines.

 


TidalWave Comics is available for purchase from various online book retailers such as Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Furthermore, the diverse range of TidalWave Comics titles is easily accessible for digital download on platforms like Kindle, iTunes, EPIC!, ComiXology, Global Comics, Google Play, Overdrive, Library Pass, Biblioboard, Nook, Kobo, and other eBook outlets.

Just Announced - Get Ready For More Big Adventures In The All-New Movie - Craig Before The Creek!!! Coming To Digital December 11, And To DVD March 26th!

 Craig Before The Creek



An Original Animated Movie from the Creators of

the Hit Cartoon Network Series Craig of the Creek

 

Own The All-New Animated Movie 

Digitally on December 11, 2023 & on DVD March 26, 2024

 

Full-Length Film To Also Premiere On Cartoon Network January 13, 2024

 

BURBANK, CA (November 28, 2023) – Get ready for big adventures, laugh-out-loud whole-hearted family fun, and a magical mystery with the long-awaited prequel to the hit Cartoon Network series Craig of the Creek! Discover the origin story of the Creek’s greatest explorer trio - Craig, JP, and Kelsey - and in a way we’ve never seen them before when the original animated movie, Craig Before the Creek is released digitally on December 11, 2023, and on DVD on March 26, 2024.

 

Cartoon Network will debut Craig Before the Creek on Saturday, January 13 at 10:00am ET/PT and the next day on Sunday, January 14 at 10:30am ET/ PT. The network will also celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 15 with a marathon block of the original series, its spin-off Jessica’s Big Little World and Space Jam: A New Legacy, all leading to an encore airing of Craig Before the Creek.


Now in its fifth season, the Emmy, GLAAD-, and NAACP Image Award-nominated Craig of the Creek sits among one of Cartoon Network’s top 10 series by reach, and among its top 15 series by hours streamed. In 2023, the series garnered over 13 million viewers! Additionally, Jessica's Big Little World, a spin-off series featuring Craig’s little sister Jessica, premiered in 2023 as part of Cartoon Network’s Cartoonito preschool block. Craig of the Creek was created by Matt Burnett & Ben Levin. The pilot episode debuted on the Cartoon Network app on December 1, 2017, and the show premiered on February 19, 2018.

 

Craig Before the Creek will be available on December 11, 2023, to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more. The DVD will be available March 26, 2024, to purchase online and in-store at major retailers. Pre-order your copy now. 


SYNOPSIS:

Before he was Craig of the Creek, he was just Craig - a new kid in a new town. All Craig wants is to go back to his old friends at his old home. But when he learns that the nearby creek is hiding a lost treasure that could make his wish come true, Craig sets off on a journey to find it - navigating the perilous suburban wilderness, forging new friendships, all while being pursued by a fearsome band of pirates who are bent on destroying the Creek itself.

 

Craig Before the Creek features the voices of Philip Solomon as Craig, Noël Wells as Kelsey, H Michael Croner as JP, Vico Ortiz as Serena, Kimberly Hébert Gregory as Nicole, Byron Marc Newsome as Duane, Phil LaMarr as Bernard, and Lucia Cunningham as Jessica. 

 

Produced by Cartoon Network Studios, the film is directed by Matt Burnett & Ben Levin and co-directed by Naija Porter. The screenplay is by Matt Burnett & Ben Levin from a story by Matt Burnett, Tiffany Ford, Ashleigh Hairston, Ben Levin, Dashawn Mahome, Naija Porter, and Jeff Trammell. The Executive Producers are Matt Burnett, Ben Levin, and Sam Register. The Supervising Producer is Rossitza Likomanova. The Producer is Lisa Zunich. The Associate Producer is Susan Varghese.

 

Pricing and film information:


PRODUCT                                         SRP

Digital purchase                                 $14.99 ($14.99 in Canada)

DVD                                                   $14.99 SRP ($19.99 in Canada)


Audio: English, Latin Spanish

Subtitles: English, Latin Spanish, French

Running Time: 87 minutes

Rated: TV-Y7


About Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network is one of the most loved global animated networks. Widely seen by fans all over the world as the best in animation, Cartoon Network combines a rich legacy of characters and a deep roster of creatives with unique brands of storytelling. Showcasing original content from across Cartoon Network Studios, Warner Bros. Animation, Hanna-Barbera Studios Europe, and beyond, Cartoon Network programming includes “Craig of the Creek,” “Teen Titans Go!,” “We Baby Bears” and “Tiny Toons Looniversity” and “The Heroic Quest of the Valiant Prince Ivandoe.” Cartoon Network's content commitment appeals to the complete spectrum of kids and families including preschoolers with “Batwheels,” “Bugs Bunny Builders,” and more on Cartoonito, and blockbuster hits on the ultimate family destination, ACME Night.

 

About Cartoon Network Studios

Established in 2000, Cartoon Network Studios (CNS) is a global animation and interactive studio recognized for its innovative approaches to IP development and world-building. Fostering a creator-driven environment, CNS is home to hundreds of visual artists who have been a part of the studio’s many critically acclaimed and groundbreaking animated series including Adventure Time, Craig of the Creek, Steven Universe, Summer Camp Island, The Powerpuff Girls, and We Bare Bears. CNS has also produced notable Adult Swim hits such as Primal, Samurai Jack, and Harvey Birdman, Attorney at Law.


CNS has been honored with multiple awards and accolades including Emmy®, Peabody, GLAAD and Annie Awards. Internationally, the studio also garnered the BAFTA Children’s Award, Italy’s prestigious Pulcinella Award and Annecy Festival’s Cristal Award.


About Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment

Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment (WBDHE) distributes the award-winning movies, television, animation, and digital content produced by Warner Bros. Discovery to the homes and screens of millions through physical Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD retail sales and digital transactions on major streaming, video-on-demand cable, satellite, digital, and mobile channels.  WBDHE is part of Warner Bros. Discovery Content Sales, one of the world’s largest distributors of entertainment programming.

Tuesday, November 21, 2023

Maximizing Comfort and Reliability: What to Look for in an Airport Shuttle

Travelers can benefit from airport shuttle services that operate on a set schedule and always keep them on time. They can also appreciate those that have convenient booking processes and excellent customer support.

Shuttles come in many shapes and sizes, allowing for one to a dozen passengers and their luggage at a time. They should be comfortable and reliable regardless of the type to maximize their appeal.

Comfortable Seating

A good airport shuttle should offer comfortable seating for passengers. It should have enough space for everyone to stretch out and relax, especially after spending hours in a cramped airplane seat. The vehicle should also be fuel-efficient to minimize operating costs.

Studies on service quality indicate that seating comfort is one of the most important elements influencing customer satisfaction and loyalty. This is particularly true for people traveling in groups, so a shuttle service like the Disneyland airport shuttle that offers spacious and comfortable vehicles will make your trip much more enjoyable.

When looking for an airport shuttle, check the number of seats and luggage capacity. Shared airport shuttles typically have room for six to twelve passengers and their luggage. Private airport shuttles have more limited capabilities but are ideal for traveling with friends or family. The vehicle’s seat depth should also be considered. It is best if it supports the thighs without causing discomfort in the hamstring muscles and not allowing a person’s feet to reach the floor, which can increase the risk of venous thromboembolism (VT). A seat depth of around 20 - 22 inches should be sufficient.

Clean Vehicles

An airport shuttle is often less crowded than public transit and offers plenty of room to stretch your legs and relax. Plus, the vehicles are impeccably maintained for a comfortable ride.

Many people choose to use a shuttle service because it saves them the cost of renting a car during their trip. It can also be more convenient than finding parking at the airport.

Running a shuttle service comes with recurring costs, including vehicle and driver maintenance, licensing fees, and fuel. Luckily, there are ways to reduce these expenses and increase profitability. For example, route optimization software like OptimoRoute can help shuttle services create more efficient routes and save on fuel costs.

Starting an airport shuttle service can be a great way to earn income and serve the local community. However, it is essential to research and ensure you have a robust fleet of clean vehicles with experienced drivers.

Reliable Chauffeurs

A reliable chauffeur service provides consistency that helps reduce travel stress. Look for a company with flexible scheduling that accommodates flight delays and early arrivals. Also, consider one with a seamless booking process and responsive customer support.

You also want to know who will accompany you during your shuttle ride. Some services share vehicles and charge based on the number of passengers they carry. Book a car with only you and your party on board to avoid additional charges.

Professional chauffeurs are familiar with the best routes and shortcuts to get you to your destination and the traffic patterns at different times of the day. They will always prioritize your safety by driving safely and avoiding dangerous conditions on the road. In addition, they will stay awake and alert in case of any flight cancellations or delays. Chauffeurs also wear gloves, improving their wheel grip and minimizing hand fatigue.

Convenient Booking

A convenient booking process and customer service are essential to a stress-free travel experience. Checking online reviews is an excellent way to gauge how efficient and professional a company’s services are.

When choosing a shuttle transportation service, make sure to find out how many people they can accommodate. Shared airport shuttles usually have space for six to twelve passengers and their luggage. On the other hand, private airport shuttles can usually seat fewer people and their luggage.

It is also essential to find out the company's vehicles in its fleet. They should have various vehicle options to cater to all types of travelers. This includes SUVs, passenger vans, and buses. It is also a plus if they can extend their shuttle transportation service to local destinations. This will help their riders save time and money on travel expenses. In addition, it will also allow them to increase their market reach and revenue growth.

Saturday, November 18, 2023

A Culinary Adventure: Must-Try Cuisines Around the World


Embarking on a gastronomic journey is akin to exploring the diverse cultures and traditions that make our world vibrant. Each country boasts a unique culinary heritage, offering many flavors that tantalize the taste buds and tell stories of past generations. In this culinary expedition, we'll delve into some must-try cuisines around the globe.


Japanese Delicacies: A Symphony of Freshness

Let's start our journey in Japan, renowned for its meticulous attention to detail and reverence for fresh, seasonal ingredients. Japanese cuisine celebrates simplicity and balance, with sushi taking center stage. The artful presentation of sashimi, coupled with the precision of sushi rolls, reflects the mastery of Japanese chefs. Don't miss out on ramen, tempura, and the delightful array of mochi desserts that add a sweet note to this gastronomic adventure.


Mexican Fiesta: Spice, Flavor, and Tradition

Travel across the Pacific to the vibrant land of Mexico, where a fiesta of flavors awaits. Mexican cuisine is a kaleidoscope of colors and tastes, with dishes like tacos, enchiladas, and guacamole taking center stage. The combination of spicy chilies, tangy lime, and the robust flavors of cumin and cilantro create a symphony for the senses. Savor the richness of mole sauce and indulge in the sweet delight of churros for a complete Mexican experience.


Indian Extravaganza: Spices and Savoriness

Next, let's explore the diverse and aromatic world of Indian cuisine. Bursting with various spices, Indian dishes showcase a harmonious blend of flavors. From the fiery curries of the south to the fragrant biryanis of the north, Indian food is a journey through many tastes. Don't forget to try street food favorites like samosas, chaat, and dosas for an authentic experience that captures the essence of Indian culinary culture.


Italian Elegance: A Symphony of Pasta and Pizza

Now, let's turn our attention to the heart of the Mediterranean, where Italy reigns supreme in culinary excellence. Italian cuisine is a timeless celebration of simplicity, fresh ingredients, and a passion for food. Pasta, in its myriad forms, dances on plates with velvety sauces like marinara, Alfredo, and pesto. Italian dishes tell tales of tradition and craftsmanship, from the enchanting aroma of a Neapolitan pizza to the comforting warmth of a bowl of risotto.

Italian cuisine is a journey through the regions, each offering unique specialties. In Tuscany, revel in the simplicity of a perfectly cooked Florentine steak, while in Sicily, savor the vibrant flavors of arancini and cannoli. The diversity of Italian food is as rich as its history, and each bite transports you to the sun-kissed landscapes and charming villages that dot the Italian countryside.


As you embark on your culinary journey, be sure to include a visit to Terra Rossa Italian Restaurant, where the chefs artfully craft authentic Italian dishes, inviting you to savor the rich flavors and traditions that define this exquisite cuisine.


Exploring Beyond Borders

While we've touched upon just a few highlights of the world's culinary map, an endless array of cuisines is waiting to be explored. From the fiery flavors of Thai street food to the hearty dishes of German gastropubs, each country contributes its unique chapter to the global cookbook.


Conclusion

Embarking on a culinary adventure is not merely about satisfying hunger but connecting with the stories, traditions, and flavors that make each cuisine a masterpiece. So, whether you find yourself indulging in the delicate artistry of Japanese sushi or savoring the rustic charm of an Italian pasta dish, let your taste buds be your guide as you traverse the delectable landscapes of the world's diverse cuisines.

 

Thursday, November 16, 2023

Upgrading Your RV - What Repairs and Renovations Are Worth It?

 RV upgrades are a great way to add a personal touch to your home on wheels. These upgrades can improve comfort, safety, and even the appearance of your RV.

Replacing the standard RV mattress can make for a more restful sleep. 

Increased Comfort

One of the most popular reasons RVers upgrade is for increased comfort. Whether installing a new mattress, optimizing living space, or adding modern amenities, upgrading your RV can significantly improve your family's experience on the road.

Upgrading an RV with an awning can provide relief during inclement weather.

It's essential to consider your money and available time when remodeling your RV. You should also know how the upgrades will impact your vehicle's weight and GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating). Before installing any enhancements that can harm your RV's performance or towing capacity, speaking with a towing expert from GoHome Port might be necessary. The RV market is constantly evolving, so if you're thinking about upgrading yours, it's a good idea to keep an eye on the latest products that are hitting the market.

Increased Value

While RVs are typically depreciating assets as soon as you drive them off the lot, many upgrades improve your rig's value and make it easier to sell when the time comes. Upgrades like solar panels, interior remodels, and enhanced storage solutions will increase your RV's resale value.

Other RV upgrades, such as awnings, can protect you from the elements and make it easier to enjoy your RV when camping in rain or snow. A new heating and cooling system can also improve comfort, especially if you camp in a hot or cold climate. Upgrading your battery to a lithium model will improve longevity and save you money on replacement batteries in the long run.

Before deciding, it is advisable to carefully weigh the advantages and disadvantages of upgrading your RV. Ensure your core reasons for wanting an RV upgrade are justified and that you're not just buying a new shiny toy. Making use of this information will prevent you from making an expensive error.

Increased Safety

RVs are designed to be your home on the road, but you can make it even safer by upgrading certain features. Safety upgrades can save you money on maintenance costs and ensure your family feels safe while traveling, especially if you're a full-timer or frequently travel to remote locations without hookups.

Some upgrades that prioritize safety include installing a new shower head, LED lighting, and better insulation. The latter is particularly beneficial, as it can reduce energy bills and condensation. It's also a critical feature that potential buyers look for in an RV since it demonstrates a commitment to efficiency and comfort.

Another significant upgrade is switching to lithium-ion batteries, which last up to 10 times longer than traditional lead-acid ones. Investing in proper maintenance of your RV's electrical system can help you save money on battery replacements and extend its lifespan. Additionally, installing solar panels can be valuable for generating power when boondocking or staying at remote destinations.


Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Choosing the Right Voice Instructor For In-Home Lessons

Choosing the right voice instructor for your needs can be more like dating than an arranged marriage. Finding a good fit can take a few lessons with potential teachers.

The phrase 'you get what you pay for' may apply to some teachers, but more expensive doesn't necessarily mean better.

Qualifications

The best way to find a voice teacher is by word of mouth. Ask friends, family members, and fellow musicians if they can recommend anyone in your area who teaches the type of vocal instruction you seek.

Some teachers come from the performing world, while others have studied pedagogy and are specifically trained to teach singing. It takes a lot of dedication to training to become a good teacher.

It is also crucial to realize that developing one's abilities and creating one's voice as a teacher may require 2-4 years of classroom experience. Because of this, it is only occasionally a sure guarantee that a new teacher with many student endorsements on their website or in their bio will be a top-notch instructor for in-home voice lessons.

It is also good to enter your first meeting with the teacher with some knowledge of healthy techniques to ask informed questions and intelligently evaluate their answers.

Teaching Style

If you're serious about your singing, a vocal teacher is vital. They will diagnose flaws in your voice that you may be unaware of and give you drills, vocalizations, and repertoire to work on. It will help you avoid developing painful vocal nodules, tightness, or hoarseness that can keep you from singing for a long time.

Look at a teacher's website or ask people who have taken lessons from them about their experience. It can also be helpful to hear from a few teachers so you can compare their styles and approaches.

You must practice regularly and push yourself to create more music; remember that your teacher can only do so much for you. To get results quickly, be willing to work and cooperate with your tutor. Additionally, look for an instructor who can fit into your schedule.

Communication Skills

A good teacher must be able to communicate vocal knowledge in a way that their students easily understand. For example, if the teacher uses terms like 'projection,' it is essential to know that they understand how this technique works (many teachers use this term and teach their students to shout or sing much louder than is comfortable to make themselves heard, which causes many vocal problems).

It's also helpful if the teacher has a positive and encouraging personality. A great instructor will be enthusiastic and eager to help their students achieve their musical goals.

Finally, it is vital to find out if the teacher has any formal training and their singing background. Some instructors are self-taught and use their performance experience as a basis for teaching methods. Others have taken lessons with other teachers and then go on to teach their students what they learned.

Experience

An excellent vocal teacher will help you find the best possible voice through various techniques, including exercises, vocalizations, and repertoire. They will also diagnose any flaws in your singing and provide drills to correct them, all while encouraging to help you toward a healthy, skilled voice.

Some teachers have planned to teach from the beginning of their career as singers, while others came to teaching after more or less successful singing careers. Regardless of their route to education, a good teacher will be able to communicate their knowledge of proper singing techniques in a way that makes sense to students.

It is a good idea to ask singers in your community and call local universities with music programs about their music instruction schools to learn more about the teachers in your area. Then, take introductory lessons with several teachers to see which suits you best.

OMGosh My Amazing Assistant Is Out On Medical Leave! SEND HELP!

Soooooo losing sleep over the fact my assistant is on medical leave as of today. 

What can I do to get through the next few weeks during the busiest time of the year?




1. Tell myself all things will be okay and my class will be fine if we don’t do everything I had planned for the year.

2. Allow myself to not expect so much from myself, my class, and my interim assistant.

3. Breathe!

4. When I am not at work! Allow myself to NOT think about work, my class, the job!

5. Give Jesus the wheel! 

6. Pray that my assistant has ZERO complications and makes a speedy recovery.

7. Remind myself that I got this! Everything will be ok.

8. BREATE!




Tuesday, November 14, 2023

2023 Holiday Gift Guide

 

Baby’s First Christmas


Metalicious
Metalicious is home to unique handmade jewelry that will add an elevated bohemian element to your overall look and a special, heirloom-quality piece to your jewelry box. Bestsellers include birthstone pieces.  They offer great mom-to-be and new-mom birthstone gifts!
 
Dingle Dangle 3-in-1 Sensory Play Set
The Dingle Dangle is an innovative, multi-use interaction and distraction product designed for babies from 3 to 18 months.  The key design feature of the Dingle Dangle is that it is created with both baby and parent in mind to encourage meaningful interaction during your baby’s first year.  Whether it's diaper changing time, playtime, or sleep time, the Dingle Dangle takes the stress and worry out of some of the most difficult moments of parenting.

The award-winning DingleDangle Baby Play Set features five interchangeable pieces, each designed to stimulate key developmental milestones including eyesight and cognition, for use in three different ways.

Link:  https://www.dingledanglebaby.com/
 
gunamuna Sleep Bag
The only thing cozier: the womb. Down Alternative fill wrapped in silky soft bamboo rayon keeps your little nugget secure while our one-of-a-kind WONDERZiP® keeps them covered, even during diaper changes. Our 1.0 TOG sleeping bag keeps baby warm, snuggly, and most importantly asleep all night.

 
  • So magically fluffy you'll want one for yourself.
  • Stuffed with hypoallergenic microfiber fill that mimics the feel and insulating ability of luxury down
  • Little One stays covered & cuddled during easy peasy diaper changes
  • Safety is our #1 Priority and therefore our sleep bags are NOT weighted as recommended by the AAP and CPSC
  • Soothes baby into a deeper sleep cycle.
  • Being gently cocooned in a comforting TOG increases serotonin & relaxation, and naturally reduces anxiety by giving the same all-over sensation as a full-on giant cuddle
  • Wider + longer fit to comfortably fold and kick those legs
 
GiBoard
Give the kiddos in your life the gift of endless adventures and watch their faces light up. Birthdays, holidays, or just a surprise, our new GiBoards are here to sprinkle some extra fun into your little one's world!  New kids line just launched! 

Giboard is a fun, challenging, and safe balance trainer for everyone! One look and you’ll feel like a kid again and ready to try your hand at this cool new product, arriving just in time for holiday gift-giving. You’ll turn any place into an adventure.

This modern take on a balance board is eye-catching and never boring! Strengthen your posture, fitness, and creativity - all while looking pretty cool doing so. The never-ending freestyle tricks and movements you can do are great for confined spaces, rain or shine.

Made of high-grade, durable maple from sustainable cultivation in America, see why we people everywhere are adding Giboard to our wish list.

Link:  https://giboardus.com/collections/shop



Books

Dolly Parton Coloring Book



Electronics


ShiftCam - SnapGrip

Price: $69.99

Available on Amazon

The SnapGrip Ecosystem by ShiftCam lets content creators and everyday users hold their phones securely and easily while taking photos and filming. It has a built-in battery that can extend a phone's battery life and a wireless shutter button that allows users to take pictures and videos hands-free. The SnapGrip is compatible with all smartphones and can be used with various ShiftCam lenses and accessories. Follow them on Instagram @shiftlens.




Entertainment




ELF 4K 

Synopsis: 

This hilarious Christmas film tells the tale of a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts on Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole and raised as an elf. Years later Buddy learns he is not really an elf and goes on a journey to New York City to find his true identity. The film is directed by Jon Favreau and written by David Berenbaum. It is produced by Jon Berg, Todd Komarnicki , and Shauna Robertson, and stars Will Ferrell, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen, Edward Asner and Bob Newhart.




Barbie 

The highest grossing film of the year, as well as in Warner Bros. history from writer/director Greta Gerwig will be available this holiday season. 


Synopsis:

To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken.




Metalocalypse: The Complete Series – Now Available

Synopsis:

Between the pressures of fame, family, their psycho fans, and a secret organization out to destroy them, the biggest death metal band on the planet will rock the world or die trying. Whether you’re a lifelong fan, or new to the brutality, bow down to Metalocalypse: The Complete Series. It doesn’t get any more metal than this.




Rick and Morty: The Complete Seasons 1-6 – Now Available

Synopsis:

Rick and Morty is the critically acclaimed, Emmy-award-winning half-hour animated comedy series on Adult Swim that follows a sociopathic genius scientist who drags his inherently timid grandson on insanely dangerous adventures across the universe. Rick Sanchez is living with his daughter Beth’s family and constantly bringing her, his son-in-law Jerry, granddaughter Summer, and grandson Morty into intergalactic escapades.




East of Eden 4K – Now Available

Synopsis: 

In the Salinas Valley in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Carl is frustrated at every turn, from his reaction to the war, to how to get ahead in business and in life, to how to relate to his estranged mother.The 1955 period drama is directed by Elia Kazan from a screenplay by Paul Osborn and based on the 1952 John Steinbeck novel of the same name. The film stars James Dean, Julie Harris, Raymond Massey, Burl Ives, Richard Davalos, and Jo Van Fleet.



Foodies

Sauce Goddess - Cook's Sampler Set

Price: $75.00

Sauce Goddess is a woman-owned small business of award-winning sauces and spices. We partner with local and national organizations to help challenged adults with disabilities perform jobs specific to their special skill set. We donate to Rotary, Ovarian Cancer Research, and other causes that resonate with our lives. Everyone who cooks with our products contributes to the Sauce Goddess story. Keep on cooking and creating with our sauces and spices because you know “if you don’t lick your fingers, someone else will!” Follow us on Instagram @thesaucegoddess.

 

Righteous Felon Jerky - Jerky & Meat Sticks 12 Pack

Price: $49.99

Through farm-direct sourcing partnerships, top-secret recipes, and scandalous storytelling, Righteous Felon has etched its position as America's most-wanted jerky in the better-for-you snack space, consistently outperforming its rivals on shelves and taste buds. From its origins in slanging meat snacks in middle school hallways, this underground operation has evolved into a full-fledged force disrupting the flavor frontier. RF's protein-packed contraband satisfies cravings and amuses along the way with a cast of outlaw characters who'll stop at nothing to smuggle fresh, innovative flavors to snack shelves nationwide. Follow them on Instagram @righteousfelon.

 

Coutelier NOLA - 4 Set Olivewood Opinel Table Knives 

Price: $80.00

Established in 2015 in New Orleans, Coutelier NOLA offers professional Japanese cutlery, select cook's gear, and whetstone sharpening. Chef-owned and operated by a Louisiana native, it's a one-stop shop for kitchen essentials. Follow them on Instagram @couteliernola.

 

The Transformation Factory - Our Customer's Favorites Bundle

Price: $96.99

The Transformation Factory is a black-owned and operated business founded by entrepreneur Alexiou Gibson. The brand offers premium wildcrafted sea moss gels in raw and fruit flavors featuring all the essential minerals for the human body. Alexiou's journey to change his lifestyle resulted in a considerable weight loss of 500 pounds. He is now vegan and powers through dips and squats and finds any opportunity he can to coach, inspire, and encourage. Follow the brand on Instagram @seamosstransformation.

 

Michele Foods - Michele's Syrups 3-Pack

Price: $29.97

Taste the sweet, delicious gourmet syrups from Michele Foods, generations in the making! Michele founded her syrup company 39 years ago based on a secret recipe passed down for generations from her Great, Great, Great Grandmother who was a freed slave. She also appeared on Oprah 3 times in the 90s. Michele’s syrups are also available at Super Target Stores and various retailers.

 

Victory Coffees - Victory Squad Sample Pack

Price: $30.00

Victory Coffees delivers award-winning coffee (whole bean, ground, or single cup pods) to your home or business every month. We pride ourselves on being a veteran-owned and operated squadron that stands behind our quality and customer service. Trust us when we say a good cup of coffee was often the best part of our day. Let us share that with you. And yes – it tastes AMAZING. This is a great idea for a college freshman who makes coffee before running out the door in the morning. Follow us on Instagram @victory_coffees.

 

Fonuts - Baker Kits

Price: $38.00

The landmark gourmet bakery fonuts in Los Angeles now has baking kits available so you can make their delicious vegan donuts at home.  The process is so easy that even kiddos can make them.  Kits use the same recipe as the bakery, and even the donut baking pan that is used in the fonuts bakery is included.  Comes in delicious flavors like churro, pumpkin, chocolate chip cookie, vanilla, and more.




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  • Upgrade your pepper mill with the best one out there – the Pepper Cannon!  
  • Go from pepperless to fully seasoned in 7 cranks instead of 70
  • Boasts an 8-60+ mesh range for complete control of your spice level
  • 10x the output of top-rated mills!
  • Milled from a solid chunk of aerospace-grade aluminum
  • Push-button top makes it easy to remove and replace without changing the grind setting
  • Pre-grind up to ⅓ cup into the base for easy one-hand seasoning
  • Holds a ½ cup of whole peppercorns
  • MÄNNKITCHEN means “my kitchen” in old Norse
  • 2,000+ positive customer reviews




Available now to order at www.centralperk.comFRIENDS™ Friendsgiving Pumpkin Spice is the perfect combination of pumpkin pie and medium roast coffee with notes of cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg. It's like dessert in a mug and only available for a limited time this holiday season!

 



For Her

BEAM - Lipsticks, gloss and plumpers from Real Housewives of Atlanta’s fashion designer. Named Beam to denote the stream of light that exists inside a person, no matter their outer circumstances, Miles is a survivor of human trafficking and domestic abuse. Proceeds benefit victims of domestic violence. WBENC-certified and Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business.

Eli & Elm Luxury Bedding – Side Sleeper Pillow & Weighted Comforter

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  • Upgrade your bedding with Eli & Elm’s Side Sleepr Pillow and Weighted Comforter
  • Home to a luxurious line of ergonomic pillows and premium bedding
  • Designed to help you fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, and wake up feeling more refreshed
  • Side-Sleeper Pillow: 
    • Specially designed for side sleepers!
    • Conforms to the head and neck for proper support and alignment
    • Removable latex and polyester filling lets you pick the perfect height
    • Latex noodle fill supports optimal airflow for a cooler pillow
  • Weighted Comforter: 
    • Made from 100% cotton sateen fabric
    • 300 thread count
    • Thousands of micro glass beads are evenly distributed for the perfect weight
    • Use as a separate blanket or inside a duvet cover
  • Over 1,400 positive reviews!

neuLASH - Lash Enhancing Serum

Price: $95

Available on Amazon, Nordstrom.com, Macys.com and more.

neuLASH lash enhancing serum is trusted by millions to improve the weak appearance of their lashes in just 30 days. neuLASH® is the only serum for lashes that is formulated with Active Eyelash Technology®, which envelops your lashes in a proprietary blend of amino acids and bioengineered peptides to promote stronger, longer-looking lashes.


Journee Collection - MOLLIE Booties

Price: $80

The in-house design team at Journee Collection carefully details each shoe with your journey in mind, offering comfortable, versatile products in sizes that celebrate body positivity and self-love. True to its name, they've carved a path to provide up-scale styles at attainable prices. Follow them on Instagram @journeecollectionshoes.


Bombay Hair - Curling Wand

Price: $130

Available on Amazon

Bombay Hair is your go-to for hot hair tools, hair extensions, hair clips, hair ties, and combs! Two consecutive years as one of Oprah’s favorite things and on Page Six! Bombay Hair 5-in-1 curling wand set is the number one hair tool set! Don’t forget about their bestselling hair waver and their gorgeous, seamless new hair extensions that just launched! Plus, quality hair accessories, clips, and ties! Bombay Hair tools make it possible to master salon style from the comfort of your own


Once Upon A Book Club

Price: Varies depending on the length of the subscription

Once Upon A Book Club delivers adult and young adult packages filled with books and wrapped gifts. Book Clubbers receive a newly released novel and wrapped gifts labeled with page numbers. As they read the featured book, they’re prompted only to open the gifts when they reach the specified page number.  Boxes are available as a subscription or individual boxes for gifting including the popular Bridgerton collection. It offers a unique reading experience coupled with an awesome community engagement!

Buddha Board

Starting at $17.95 

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  • Screen-free mindfulness tool to help you get in a relaxed state of mind
  • All you need is water! 
  • Simple dip your brush in water and paint
  • No ink, paint, or chemicals - mess free! 
  • Taps into your creative side
  • Fun for all ages
  • 2 sizes available – Mini and Original 
  • Calm the mind and relieve tension by redirecting your focus to the art of creating

Persnickety Box--The Ultimate Photo Bundle

Price: $199 ($266 Value–includes a one-year subscription to receive 30 photos/month)

The Ultimate Photo Bundle from Persnickety Box is the perfect holiday gift that gives on giving. It includes a white linen cover photo album, a double-sided acrylic frame, and a one-year Persnickety Box app subscription. All wrapped up in a lovely box. Photo prints are dark room quality and will last over 100 years without fading or warping. Persnickety Box is a 5-star rated app-driven subscription, which takes digital photos and converts them into 30 quality 4” x 4” luster prints stored in eco-friendly keepsake story boxes delivered to doorsteps every month. A new form of scrapbooking allows users to easily build cherished memories without uploading images.

Puffer Hug 

Starting at $39.99   

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  • The perfect cozy accessory for chilly situations  
  • Durable puffer outside with super soft fleece inside
  • Wear it as a stylish scarf or draped under your outerwear
  • Oversized pockets keep hands warm & essentials tucked away
  • Available in adult, kid, & dog sizes 
  • Packs down for easy travel 
  • Choose from 4 colors for humans 
  • Red, Black, Grey/Yellow, & Blue
  • Dog version available in small and large sizes 
  • Donates 15% of sales to children’s mental health programs nationwide
  • Great gift idea! Give a HUG! :)


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Black Friday: Up to 75% off Veriphy Skincare’s Revolutionary 5-Step Routine For The Holidays Discover deep hydration with clean and simple skincare that actually works.

WHO: Veriphy Skincare is a beacon of innovation in the beauty landscape. Spearheaded by women in STEM+B*, Veriphy takes pride in its unique synergy of scientific rigor and an unwavering commitment to clean, ethical beauty that actually works. Their mission is multi-fold: offering products that radiate potency without sidelining sustainability, and championing confidence that is more than skin deep. Amidst the vast beauty horizon, Veriphy emerges as a confluence of authentic power, kindness, and environmental consciousness, serving as a brand for women, by women.

WHAT: Veriphy Skincare is holding an exclusive Black Friday holiday sale, offering its innovative line of skincare products with sales of up to 75% off. Veriphy's simple 5-step process breaks down the essentials of skincare, each formulated with care and precision, also proving once and for all that consumers don’t need a multitude of products to stay beautiful. They simply need a few, core, yet potent tools in their beauty arsenal that actually work.

Powered by PhytoSpherix®, Veriphy Skincare’s innovative, game-changing ingredient that promises up to 130% increase in deep hydration, promoting skin health, preventing wrinkles and managing dry skin during winter months—all backed by clinical studies and meticulous research.

Experience Veriphy’s 5-Step Skincare Routine with the following:

  1. Cleanse with CTRL+ALT+DEL Cleanser: Deep dive into a gentle cleanse that eliminates impurities while diminishing redness. Let the therapeutic warmth of a washcloth amplify the results.

  2. Tone with Hit or Mist Toner: Refresh with a hydrating mist that also offers detoxifying prowess. Whether you wipe or let it seep, the radiance is unmistakable.

  3. Exfoliate with Power Trip Facial Serum: Unveil a renewed complexion with the dual-action of exfoliation and soothing. Leave it to penetrate, amplifying rejuvenation.

  4. Hydrate with Self Absorbed Facial Moisturizer: Dive deep into hydration that leaves an unforgettable velvety trace.

  5. Prevent fine lines with 20/20 Eye Cream: Address the delicate eye realm with firming, hydrating, and illuminating elixirs



For Him


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  • Upgrade your home decor with this innovative candle from Foton Candle! 
  • Turn almost any vessel into a unique candle
  • Create a brand new looking candle every time with their patent-pending, refillable pearled wax! 
  • Repurpose items around your house into unique displays
  • Natural and clean-burning Foton pearls are made from sustainably sourced, plant-based wax
  • Wicks included 
  • Self-extinguishing when tipped over or accidentally left burning
  • Pet-friendly! 
  • All packaging is recyclable
  • Available in a multitude of colors & scents, including custom hues 
  • Vegan
  • Family Owned & Operated in the USA! 
Pets

Barkworthies - high-quality, nutritious natural dog chews and snacks that are sourced naturally from trusted suppliers; Barkworthies is proud to introduce their “scent-sational” hickory smoked line of natural dog chews. The new Barkworthies smoked chews feature Southern BBQ flavor and the sweet smelling aroma of ribs coming off the grill.


Stocking Stuffers


Toys