Midnight, Texas – Books, TV show, what’s coming

April 10, 2017

I've long been a fan of Charlaine Harris and her Sookie Stackhouse novels. The novels were the inspiration for the HBO series True Blood. I've read all of the novels and am working my way through True Blood on Amazon Prime video. I'm just getting started with season 3. I finally started reading Harris' Midnight, […]

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Top 10 Songs to Make You Cry

April 28, 2016

Some songs have the ability to strike a nerve and bring out an emotional response every time you hear them. These are my top 10 songs that will make you cry. Every. Single. Time. Which songs always make you cry? Leave a comment! 10. Don't Cry – Guns N' Roses 9. So Far Away – […]

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Podcasts I’m Obsessed With

March 3, 2016

If you haven't ever listened to a Podcast, or are wondering which podcasts are worth listening to, this is the place you want to be! I discovered Podcasts quite a long time ago, but it hasn't been until the last few months that I've really gotten into several more programs and started to listen obsessively. […]

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Age of Adaline – GIVEAWAY

April 16, 2015

Age of Adaline will be released on April 24, 2015. After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades, Adaline Bowman [Blake Lively] has lived a solitary existence, never allowing herself to get close to anyone who might reveal her secret. But a chance encounter with charismatic philanthropist Ellis Jones [Michiel Huisman] reignites her […]

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Tulsa Bowling – Win one of 400 Prizes!

March 31, 2015
Main Event Entertainment Bowling

Main Event Entertainment, the fastest-growing bowling-anchored entertainment center in America, is celebrating its 20th location opening right here in Tulsa at the end of April with a social media contest and chance for Main Event fans to win free fun. To enter for a chance to win, follow Main Event @MainEvent on Twitter and  @MainEventEntertainment on Instagram.  Retweet […]

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December 30, 2014
chilis cinnamon apples

This was a great year for Dishwater Dreams and I thank you for coming by as often as you do to check out what is going on in my little world! These are the top 10 reader favorites from the blog this year. #10 – Chili’s Cinnamon Apples recipe #9 Movie Review – The Lego […]

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PS4 Games Kids Won’t Want To Stop Playing (Or Learning From)

October 9, 2014

Have you ever wished video games had a handy list of educational benefits on the back of the box? It would make buying games for kids much easier. Unfortunately, words like “educational” and “learning” tend to be synonymous with “boring” and “uncool,” as far as young people are concerned. Although the following PlayStation 4 games […]

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Christmas Movie Quiz Answers

December 23, 2013

Here are the answers to the Christmas Movie Quiz. How many did you get right? 1. “The Grinch Who Stole Christmas” 2. “Miracle on 34th Street” 3. “The Simpson’s Christmas” 4. “A Christmas Story” 5. “Home Alone” 6. “The Holiday” 7. “The Santa Clause” 8. “White Christmas” 9. “Jingle All the Way” 10. “A Charlie […]

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Christmas Movie Quiz

December 16, 2013

What would the holidays be without snowflakes falling outside, a mug of hot cocoa in hand and a favorite Christmas movie on television? Television is full of feel-good movies come the holiday season. Choose from among classic flicks you have watched year after year or new movies vying for spots as soon-to-be favorites. Watching Christmas […]

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Great gifts for music fans

December 4, 2013
gift ideas for music fans

Music remains an art form that evokes strong emotions and holds a special place in many a listener’s heart. The nearly universal appeal of music makes it a great gift come the holiday season, when shoppers may not always know what to buy a loved one. The following are a few gift ideas that are […]

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Top 10 Rainy Day Songs

June 4, 2013

Fire and Rain – James Taylor Dreams – Fleetwood Mac Have You Ever Seen the Rain – Creedence Clearwater Revival Who'll Stop the Rain – Creedence Clearwater Revival I Love a Rainy Night – Eddie Rabbit It Can't Rain All the Time – Jane Siberry November Rain – Guns N Roses Purple Rain – Prince […]

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Jumpstart Pet Rescue App Review

April 21, 2013
jumpstart pet rescue

It's no secret I'm a huge Jumpstart fan. Read my review of the computer games: Jumpstart Hits the Big Apple Jumpstart Review Of course when Jumpstart approached me and asked me to review their new iPhone/iPad app I jumped at the chance. Jumpstart did provide me with a code to download the app at no […]

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Must Have iPhone Apps

January 18, 2013
Grocery IQ

There are your basic iPhone apps that everyone knows about that really make our day (Facebook, Instagram, The Weather Channel, Pinterest). Here are a few more that you might not know about that I love. Grocery IQ – FREE – Using your phone as your grocery list is not a new idea. However, this app […]

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4 Great Movie Single Moms & What We Can Learn from Them

December 5, 2012

With single parents now the norm — nearly two-thirds of births to American women under 30 occur outside marriage – they’re also dominating the big screen. This summer, newly single-in-real life actress Katie Holmes began shooting “Molly,” a film she co-wrote, is co-producing and stars in as the single mother of a daughter. In November, […]

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Top 20 Scary Movies

October 29, 2012

I don't do horror movies. I still have nightmares from the Saw movies I have seen. These are not those movies. These are not the movies that managed to gross me out the most. These are the top 20 movies that managed to scare me but entertain me as well. In no particular order: The […]

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My Favorite Song This Time Last Year

March 24, 2012
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A Song From My Favorite Albun

January 7, 2012

a song from your favorite album

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Number One Song the Day You Were Born

January 5, 2012

Find out yours here. on the day I was born on the day Big Brother was born on the day Little Brother was born

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A Song I Wish I Heard on the Radio

December 17, 2011

a song you wish you heard on the radio

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A Song I Hear Often on the Radio

December 10, 2011

a song you hear often on the radio

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10 Old TV Shows That Should Come Back

July 6, 2011

10. 21 Jump Street And we all fell in love with Johnny Depp. 9. American Dreams Will Estes is hot. Put him in dress blues and you have the perfect show. Oh and American Bandstand. I love hearing all that music! This show was hitting on major historical revolutions in the 70s. It was cut […]

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Music Moves Me

September 26, 2010

I found this new meme tinkering around in the blogosphere and just had to join in. The meme is all about the music that moves us. I love music. I wish I had a soundtrack for my life. This week's topic is on water. There are so many songs that relate to water that have […]

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Another Movie Music Quiz and iTunes Giveaway

August 2, 2010

This test is much tougher. For the following summer movie soundtrack hits, fill in the blank with the missing lyrics. The first person to submit all of the answers correctly will win a $5 iTunes gift card! One other random winner will be chosen from anyone who plays. Leave your answers in the comments. Winners […]

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Movie Music Quiz Winners

July 27, 2010

And the winners are… Cameron for being the first to respond with the correct answers and Tina chosen randomly. Congrats!!!!

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Movie Music Quiz and iTunes Giveaway

July 23, 2010

Match the smash hit – all of these soundtrack favorites went to No. 1 on the Billboard charts except for No. 20, which reached No. 2 – with the summer movie in which it was featured. Watch for a repeat; two of the chart-topping hits come from the same movie. The first person to submit […]

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