Human Interest

‘Toy Story 4’: Official Trailer

Just when you think Woody, Buzz and all of Andy’s (now Bonnie’s) toys were all through with big adventures, Pixar comes along with a new story that will undoubtedly add even more dimension to the Toy Story franchise. Toy Story 4 finds Woody and the gang adjusting to life with their new kid, Bonnie, and the new toy…

Behind The Scenes: Joel and Maryann In The Morning

Do you ever wonder what's going on when the music's not playing? What are Joel and Maryann doing when the mics are off? Joel is usually combing through multiple websites to procure interesting topics for the show. He reaching out to local and national artists and celebrities for interviews. He spends hours editing unique and…

Ditch the Junk Food to Improve Your Mood

As I was reading an article about how food affects your mood and depression, I decided not to finish the cookie I started to munch down. Research suggests that while healthy diets can reduce the risk or severity of depression, eating an unhealthy diet may increase the risk.  Depression can cause sleep problems, difficulty concentrating,…

Free Black Panther Movie Tickets In N.J.

Typically when a movie is nominated for an Oscar, the films will do a marketing campaign with additional screenings or limited re-releases.  Black Panther is using some very smart marketing. Hoping to get the votes from the Academy members who will be voting for their faves from February 12-February 19th, the successful billion dollar maker…

How to Overcome Winter Doldrums with Maryann

When I was asked to do a blog on how I combat post holiday/January doldrums, my first thought was how can I write about something I never experienced?  It was a realization that I have always been naturally keeping active and enjoying the outdoors keeping my spirits uplifted and positive no matter what the weather brings.  One…

Maryann Shares a Few Holiday Cocktail Recipes

I love holiday cocktails and I wanted to make sure I have you covered for the holidays! I enjoy chocolaty creamy drinks. For the coffee lovers the Midnight Cowboy recipe will taste great as an after dinner cocktail - Don't just have a cowboy, have a Midnight Cowboy!  For those who like brandy and chocolate…

Maryann's Dog Sitting Adventures

My son, Zack, was never allowed a dog growing up no matter how much he begged and cried. We always told him when he moved out he could get a dog on his own.  He graduated from college and got a job in California.  Along the drive across the country, he stopped by a shelter…

Maryann's Easy Cranberry Sauce with a Little Orange Zest

Thanksgiving is my second favorite holiday. It comes in close behind Christmas. I love the family getting together to catch up on each other's busy lives. I love seeing how much my nieces and nephews have grown since we have seen each other last.  I especially love the food! One of the side dishes I look…

Joel and Maryann Speak With David Nutter on Rising

You may know him as the Director of Game of Thrones, The X-Files, or The Sopranos but award winning David Nutter has been working with the Ad Council on a project called Rising. This short film will have you asking "why does it take a disaster to bring us together?"   Rising pays tribute to real…

Maryann Morgan & Cindy Vero Speak Cooking with Haylie Duff

Some of the best holiday memories take place around the dinner table surrounded by family, friends, and of course good food.   It was so exciting speaking with Haylie Duff who gave us some short cuts to preparing the holiday meal. She shared a super easy beet recipe that'll make your mouth water.  Haylie also shared…