As a kid I used to imagine getting dressed up and giving a speech as I accepted my Oscar for being the best actress ever.
My acting skills amounted to me working my mother so she’d buy me new clothes. Never quite made it to Hollywood. Maybe you have had your own Academy Awards dreams over the years.
If you are like the millions of folks around the country and the world who will be watching the Oscars, we have some information to help enhance your experience from recipe ideas to apps you can download.
Have you been following who is in the running for an Oscar this year? Whether Jennifer Lawrence, from Silver Linings Playbook or Christoph Waltz from Django Unchained, you can find all of the Nominees and even make your own picks as you follow along with the show. In addition, there is an interactive way to make your picks and see how yours compare with your friends on Facebook.
Are you planning to be out and about. Not sure you will be able to sit down and watch the show on TV? There’s an App for that. You will be able to watch the stars make their way down the red carpet, as well as get behind the scenes access.
If you were like me, when you watched Silver Linings Playbook you were wondering what the heck were crabby snacks and homemades? If you’d like to learn how to make those crabby snacks and other items inspired from this years Oscar contenders, check out this story from the HuffingtonPost.com, which offers photos and recipes.
Or check out this Pinterest page filled with Oscar party ideas.
Looking for tips for creating a Hollywood-inspired party or a red carpet worthy event? Epicurious offers a number of ideas for entertaining from choosing the right beverages to snacks to serve.