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American Idol… and then there were 4

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 30, 2009 | Categories: Entertainment, TV

My electricity went off last night so I didn’t get to watch the Season 8 American Idol result show until midnight.  So I am writing the condensed – short and sweet version this week. Natalie Cole, Taylor Hicks and Jamie Foxx performed last night.  Real quick – Taylor Hicks looked good. I am so upset […]

Sponge Bob Square Butt Burger King Commercial Has Parents Up In Arms

Burger King's Sponge Bob Square Butt – Full Video I have to admit that I had not seen the entire Sponge Bob Square Butt Burger King commercial.  I walked into the family room the other day and Cody (who is six) was laughing at it.  You have to know that my son thinks butts are […]

American Idol Top 5 Best to Worst

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 28, 2009 | Categories: Entertainment, TV

Adam Lambert singing ‘Feeling Good’ Tonight’s Season 8 American Idol theme is standards from the ‘Rat Pack’ era.  The Rat Pack featured Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Peter Lawford and Joey Bishop, who appeared together on stage and in films in the early-1960s. The mentor for the five remaining Idol contestants was Jamie […]

‘Cinco de Mama!’ Margarita Twitter Party – Strawberry Margarita… Muy Delicioso

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 27, 2009 | Categories: Contests, Fun, Recipes

This Cinco de Mayo join Twitter Moms during the "Cinco de Mama" Margarita Twitter Party!  Jose Cuervo and Twitter Moms partnered up… check it out here.  Jose Cuervo will donate $1 to RADD (formerly known as Recording Artists, Actors and Athletes Against Drunk Driving) for every retweet that day.  Up to $2,500!  So please follow […]

Bea Arthur Dies at 86 but will always be a ‘Golden Girl’

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 25, 2009 | Categories: Announcements, Celebrity, In The News, TV

Bea Arthur most notably famous for her role as Dorothy Zbornak in The Golden Girls died Saturday, April 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, a family spokesman said.  Arthur was 86, spokesman, Dan Watt, told The New York Times. He said she had cancer. I always admired Bea Arthur.  She was such a strong woman… and […]

Unstable Premieres on Lifetime

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Entertainment, TV

Unstable on Lifetime The steamy suspense thriller Unstable premieres on the Lifetime channel tonight.  Unstable will be DVR’d tonight but am so looking forward to watching it tomorrow.  I like this genre of movies… whodunits, mysteries and suspense thrillers.  I’m also a Lifetime channel fan – they air what my hubby lovingly refers to as […]

Chasing A Dream a Hallmark Original Movie

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: | Categories: Entertainment, TV

Tonight the Hallmark Channel premieres the original movie Chasing a Dream.  A movie about just that… chasing dreams.  I can relate to this movie because that is what I am doing right now.  In fact, my husband is as well – and our goal, individually and as partners is to fulfil (or catch) our dreams […]

American Idol Result Show… and then there were 5

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 22, 2009 | Categories: Entertainment, TV

Season 8 American Idol ‘Earth Day’ result show will see two of the Idol contestants go home. Idol judge Paula Abdul worked with the contestants on choreography -  and keeping with the disco theme they showed off their new dance steps in their group song, Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground) by the Jackson […]

American Idol Top 7 (Again) – Best to Worst

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 21, 2009 | Categories: Entertainment, TV

The remaining seven finalists performed disco tunes on tonight’s 2009 Season 8 American Idol.  Remember last week they saved Matt Giraud?  But this week two will be headed home… will one of them be Matt? Here are my favorites from best to worst: Adam Lambert – sang If I Can’t Have You by the Bee […]

American Idol Result Show – and then there were 6… or make that 7

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 15, 2009 | Categories: Entertainment, TV

The season 8 American Idol result show started off with a clip of the seven contestants going to the premiere of 17 Again starring Zac Efron after the show last night. Time for the  bottom three announcement – up first is  Allison and she is safe (she should have been).  Next up is Adam Lambert […]