Thursday, March 31, 2016

Pave the road in an intense emotional & human comedy with JOY on Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD on May 3rd #JoyInsiders


Looking for a movie that will inspire you? A movie that will get you entrepreneurial juices flowing? Check out JOY releasing soon from Fox. This is a great film for girls night in, mother/daughter movie night, or a date night away from the kids! Balancing motherhood and mogul-ship is no easy feat! JOY is the dynamic story of a family across four generations, and the woman who would go from dysfunction to dynasty because of it. Joy arrives on Digital HD April 8th and Blu-ray, 4K Ultra HD on May 3rd - just in time for Mother's Day! 

JOY is the dynamic story of a family across four generations, and the woman who would go from dysfunction to inventor because of it. Betrayal, treachery, the loss of innocence and the scars of love, pave the road in this intense emotional and human comedy about a true matriarch. 

The Chew: An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining book, in stores now!


Do you love to entertain? Love to have a party and invite friends over to try your recipe creations? Well I have a book to introduce you all to, a book you are going to love, The Chew: An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining. Recipes, Wit and Wisdom from The Chew Hosts!

ABC’s hit show “The Chew” has a new book, The Chew: An Essential Guide to Cooking and Entertaining (on sale: March 29, 2016). In this follow-up to the three previous bestsellers, the five hosts of the hit ABC daytime show invite you to enjoy the fun and flavor of cooking without the hassle and expense.  Mario Batali, Carla Hall, Clinton Kelly, Daphne Oz, and Michael Symon provide mouthwatering recipes and useful entertaining tips to make cooking for your family and friends simple, cost-effective, delicious, and fun. In this fourth cookbook from The Chew, the hosts bring their wit, wisdom, and practicality straight into your home.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Check out some fun toys from Hasbro, perfect for the spring! #PlayLikeHasbro








I can’t tell you how happy I am that Spring is finally here! Time to put away the snow boots, and shovels. Time to go to the park, and enjoy the warmer days. I know the kids in my family are ready to be able to go out and play without freeing. I have some great new toys for Hasbro to share with you all a mixture of indoor and outdoor toys that will make great spring gifts. If you are looking for a fun birthday present or a good report card gift (I know I always looked forward to a prize for an exceptional report card when I was a kid) Hasbro has just the right gifts you are looking for. Here are some great Hasbro gift ideas for Spring: 




Nerf Sports Dude Perfect PerfectShot Hoops. I know my husband and my daughter love to play a game of hoops whenever they can it is just something they have been doing since my daughter was a toddler. With this Nerf set, it is easy to play a quick game indoors and out.

Check out the amazing new character posters from Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass, in theaters 5/27/16! #DisneyAlice

Curious to see the look of the characters from Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass? Look at the cool new character posters, that feature the beloved characters you know and love, as only Tim Burton could come up with. I love the look of the Queen of Hearts, and the inclusion of Tweedledum and Tweedledee gets me even more excited to see Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass, in theaters 5/27/16! 
 In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, who brings his own unique vision to the spectacular world Tim Burton created on screen in 2010 with “Alice in Wonderland,” the film is written by Linda Woolverton based on characters created by Lewis Carroll and produced by Joe Roth, Suzanne Todd and Jennifer Todd and Tim Burton with John G. Scotti serving as executive producer. 

The amazing Little Caesars Stuffed Crust DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish Pizza #Giveaway

Looking for a great dinner idea? Are you a pizza fan and want to try something new? Well you and your family is going to love the amazing Little Caesars Stuffed Crust DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish Pizza. This new pizza is something that is only around for a limited time! The new Stuffed Crust DEEP!DEEP!TM Dish pizza is an 8-corner deep dish pizza surrounded by a unique, crisp-on-the-bottom crust that is stuffed with gooey cheese, and topped with even more cheese, plus pepperoni. 
We love pizza, and we can’t deny it. What is not to love, melty gooey cheese, warm tomato sauce and a great crust there is nothing better. What if I told you pizza can get better than you can imagine… In comes Little Caesars Stuffed Crust DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish Pizza, and it is time to blow your mind! This is the ultimate pizza,  pizza fans out there  have been dreaming of! The Little Caesars Stuffed Crust DEEP!DEEP!™ Dish Pizza, has an 8-corner deep dish pizza surrounded by a crisp-on-the-bottom crust, ooohhh with caramelized cheese edges and the kicker, crust stuffed with over 3 ½ feet of gooey cheese.

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Get to know more about The Jungle Book by checking out two new clips and a new featurette! #JungleBook


It is almost time to enter the jungle, the world of Disney’s The Jungle Book. Join the spectacular cast, that includes Bill Murray, Ben Kingsley, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson, Giancarlo Esposito, Neel Sethi and Christopher Walken, on a Live-Action/Action-Adventure! In theaters in 3D on April 15, 2016. For more information, check out Disney.com/thejunglebook.
Are you excited? Get to know more about The Jungle Book by checking out two new clips and a new featurette with never-before-seen interviews from the cast and filmmakers including Jon Favreau, Bill Murray, Lupita Nyong’o, Idris Elba, Sir Ben Kingsley and Scarlett Johansson below from Disney’s upcoming live action The Jungle Book! 

PicturesOnGold.com Mother”s Day SS Heart Locket Review/Giveaway

Are you looking for a great gift or mom, or that special mom in your life this Mother's Day? Be sure to check out the beautiful lockets from PicturesonGold.com. Creating your own locket is a unique process as it enables you to use your creativity to design the  locket using the Mother’s Day clip art on the front side, adding 2 photos. 1 the left & 1 on the  right sides, along with a personalized message to be engraved on the back of the locket. 

Monday, March 28, 2016

Looking to take better pictures? Check out the amazing tripods with personality from MeFoto

Standing over an object and holding my breath was something I was accustomed to doing on a daily basis, being a blogger and getting the chance to review items means I need to take pictures of those items to put on my blog. My method was, quite frankly, AWFUL! I would take 40 pictures of an item hoping one of them looked great and even the “great pics” had flaws. I needed to change my style, get something to make me into a better photographer not just at home but on vacation too. That’s where MeFoto comes in with their vast array of tripods.
What makes MeFoto build your own tripod stand out against the rest of the tripods? Style. Why go with a generic, boring, black tripod when you can really step up your photo game and look like a million bucks doing it! With 12 color choices there are 792 possible combinations to put together. Here is a small sampling of what your tripod could be:

Friday, March 25, 2016

Looking for a way to make the flight to your destination a little more enjoyable? Check out the Airhook



Planning on a trip for spring?  Looking for a way to make the flight to your destination a little more enjoyable? Well you are going to love this! There is a new solution that makes airplane travel easier than ever, The Airhook is a secure hook that holds your drink and electronic devices. Your tray table can remain in its upright and locked position. Here is a little more information about this ingenious invention from the website:  


Thursday, March 24, 2016

Experience the first film clip from Disney’s The Jungle Book movie in theaters April 15th #JungleBook



 Are you ready to take a visit back to the jungle? In a few weeks Disney’s latest movie The Jungle Book will be released. The live action movie, has all of the characters you loved from the classic cartoon. From the clip I have seen the animals are so realistic and the voices fit so very well. This movie hits theaters on April 15th! I know I will be celebrating the end of tax season by taking the family to see this spectacular Disney soon to be classic.

There is a  brand new immersive site for Disney’s The Jungle Book that was recently launched. Created exclusively by Disney on Tumblr, you can explore chapters like “Words to Live By: The bare necessities for a man cub to survive” and “In the Face of Danger: Learn about the Red Flower and Shere Khan.” New chapters will be revealed over the next two weeks featuring exclusive content from the film. Visit the site, http://thelawofthejungle.com/ to explore!

“Intro to Shere Khan” clip        
Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the scars of Man, promises to eliminate what he sees as a threat. Urged to abandon the only home he’s ever known, Mowgli embarks on a captivating journey of self-discovery, guided by panther-turned-stern mentor Bagheera (voice of Ben Kingsley), and the free-spirited bear Baloo (voice of Bill Murray).
Along the way, Mowgli encounters jungle creatures who don’t exactly have his best interests at heart, including Kaa (voice of Scarlett Johansson), a python whose seductive voice and gaze hypnotizes the man-cub, and the smooth-talking King Louie (voice of Christopher Walken), who tries to coerce Mowgli into giving up the secret to the elusive and deadly red flower: fire. The all-star cast also includes Lupita Nyong'o as the voice of the fiercely protective mother wolf Raksha, and Giancarlo Esposito as the voice of wolf pack’s alpha male Akela. “The Jungle Book” seamlessly blends live-action with photorealistic CGI animals and environments, using up-to-the-minute technology and storytelling techniques to immerse audiences in an enchanting and lush world. The wild adventure swings into theaters in 3D on April 15, 2016.  

Monday, March 21, 2016

My Baby’s Heartbeat Bear, a great gift for any mom to be. #Giveaway


Are there any special people in your life who will be expecting this Mother’s Day? Do you have an upcoming baby shower? Looking great gift idea for a mom to be? I would like to introduce you all to an amazing company with a great product any mom to be will love, My Baby’s Heartbeat Bear. Imagine having your baby’s heartbeat sound recorded in a cute little animal that you can cherish forever?  Here is a some more information about this wonderful product: 

The sound of your baby's heartbeat recorded in a precious heartbeat animal. www.mybabysheartbeatbear.com Looking for a unique pregnancy keepsake? You can go home from your ultrasound or doctor's visit with the sound of your baby's heartbeat recorded in a precious Heartbeat Animal. Squeeze your Heartbeat Animal and hear your baby's heartbeat whenever you like.

Celebrate National Chocolate Week with Bauli Chocolate Croissants #Giveaway

Are you a chocolate fan? I am a bit of a chocoholic myself, chocolate is my favorite treat of all time. Well it is your week chocolate fan out there, this week from March 21-27 is American Chocolate Week! I never knew there was such a week. Well you do not have to convince me, I am willing to celebrate chocolate this week, enjoying chocolate cake, chocolate bars and just about any chocolate treat. For chocolate week I was able to try out a new amazing chocolate item that I am sure you all will love, Bauli Chocolate Croissants! Here is a little more information about Bauli from the website:

Bauli is the authentic Italian cake maker since 1922. Making holiday cakes and pastries for over 80 years using only the highest quality ingredients. Bauli prides itself in having combined the skill of homemade recipes with high technology to bring authentic Italian baked goods and holiday products to your table. With respect for traditions and ancient recipes, Bauli products are oven baked and made with no preservatives, thorough a process of natural leavening. The Bauli family’s guiding principle has always been a desire for excellence.  

Friday, March 18, 2016

Colds are going around... Are you ready if sick just got real? #SickJustGotReal















I learned something quickly when I became a mother years ago, kids get sick and usually not at convenient times. As a baby my daughter was relatively cold free, she had sniffles and things like that but nothing really awful. I wasn’t prepared for what came next when she actually got to school and was around other germ incubators, kids are full of germs and no matter how many times you say don’t touch that….or that….and stay away from that! 

They love to spread the wealth around! You learn quickly what works well and what the kids will actually take without putting up a fight because medicine is yucky! Kids….they don’t realize that the “yucky” medicine is better now than when their parents were their age, and that you’d really rather have a cold than take a spoonful of medicine? I always try to be one step ahead of an illness, sometimes your caught unprepared and so we jet off to the nearest Target to grab something to help get the kid back on her feet because sometimes life can’t be interrupted by a cold.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Marvel's CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR -­ Girls Reforming the Future Challenge! #CaptainAmericaCivilWar #TeamCap #TeamIronMan



I am excited to announce the Marvel Girls Reforming the Future Challenge! Do you have a girl in your life that is 15 - 18 years old that would like to submit an innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics)-based projects that have the potential to change the world? Well be sure to enter this amazing challenge at  www.captainamericachallenge.com Five finalists will be selected to come to California and present their projects to a panel of experts. One grand prize winner will be selected from the five finalists to receive an internship with Marvel Studios! Wow! This challenge is right up my daughters alley, but she is a bit too young, I wish you all luck! Here is more information about the challenge: 

Disney, Marvel Studios, Dolby Laboratories, Synchrony Bank, Broadcom MASTERS and Science & Entertainment Exchange, a program of National Academy of Sciences are proud to unite to present the nationwide MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – GIRLS REFORMING THE FUTURE CHALLENGE in conjunction with the May 6, 2016 release of Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War,” starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Don Cheadle, Jeremy Renner, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Rudd, Emily VanCamp, Frank Grillo and Martin Freeman with William Hurt and Daniel Brühl. 

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Enjoy and amazing brunch at Grand Lux Cafe, delicious food the whole family will love! #Grandluxcafe

Do you ever just want to go out and enjoy breakfast? A breakfast you would not usually make for yourself? For a working mom like me there is nothing like it. A time to go out, take it easy and just enjoy. This past weekend my family and had the opportunity to have such a meal, we had an amazing brunch at Grand Lux Cafe. For those who are not familiar with this restaurant chain, here is a little more information about the Grand Lux Cafe: 
Created by the insatiable founders of The Cheesecake Factory®, The Grand Lux Cafe was inspired by extensive European travel exploring Italian trattorias, French bistros and the grand cafes and pastry shops of Vienna. Blending the grandeur and luxury of European cafes with the sensibilities and spirit of an all-American restaurant.


Monday, March 14, 2016

"Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade" Premieres: Sunday, March 20th, on Fox #InsidersEggscapade #Giveaway



Hey Ice Age fans out there, you will be excited to hear that there is a fun special "Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade" premiering on Sunday, March 20th, on Fox! Manny, Sid, and Diego put a prehistoric spin on the world's first Easter egg hunt in the all-new animated special "Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade" premiering Sunday, March 20th on FOX and available on Digital HD Monday, March 21st. Let the Easter festivities begin! 
Fox puts a prehistoric spin on the world's first Easter egg hunt in the all-new animated special "Ice Age: The Great Egg-scapade" Premieres: Sunday, March 20th, on Fox. Check out the fun activities below, click on the image and print it out to get the kids even more excited to see this fun special! 

Looking for great Easter gift ideas? Zazzle has just what you need! #Giveaway


Looking for a unique gift idea? Something to make an Easter basket extra special? Why not check out the amazing items from Zazzle, unique items the whole family will love. Here is a little more information about Zazzle from the website: 

Making is for everyone. With Zazzle, your imagination is at your fingertips. At Zazzle, The Make Engine™, we believe that dreams should be indulged, ideas explored, and inner creators set free. Our mission is to give anyone, anywhere the power to make anything imaginable.  Our products let you add your personal touch to any part of your life.

It is time for a fun, The Peanuts Movie, family movie night! #PeanutsInsiders #PeanutsMovieNight









Spring is almost here, it is so exciting, time to put away the snow boots and time to start enjoying the weather and some fun get togethers with family and friends. To celebrate the release of The Peanuts Movie, I was very fortunate to be able to have a little family get together to have a movie night. This past Saturday, a few of my friends and family and their children got together for a showing of The Peanuts Movie.

We all piled into our tiny home for some movie fun! The kids loved checking out the wide variety of Peanuts Mcdonalds toys, they had a blast with those little guys! Before we stared the movie we began the movie night with a fun game of Uno, with a cool "The Peanuts Movie" edition.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Check out the amazing New Trailer, Poster and Images from Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” #CaptainAmericaCivilWar #TeamCap #TeamIronMan



Are you looking forward to seeing Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” starring all of your favorites from Captain America to Iron Man and so many more! As a Fan Girl you know I am excited! Be sure to check out the most recent trailer, and pics to get even more excited to see this great action packed movie. Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” opens in U.S. theaters on May 6, 2016. Here is a hint on who’s side I am on… #TeamCap Who’s Side are you on? 
Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers leading the newly formed team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. But after another incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability, headed by a governing body to oversee and direct the team. 
The new status quo fractures the Avengers, resulting in twocamps—one led by Steve Rogers and his desire  for the Avengers to remain free to defend humanity without government interference, and the other following Tony Stark’s surprising decision to support government oversight and accountability. Get ready to pick a side and join the nonstop action playing out on two fronts when Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” opens in U.S. theaters on May 6, 2016. 
      

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Visit the official CAPTAIN AMERICA website here: http://marvel.com/captainamerica


CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR opens in theaters everywhere on May 6th!


Who’s Side are you on?









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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Have a great Easter from Peanuts! Win a Easter Beagle Peanuts prize pack! #Giveaway‪ #‎EasterBeagle‬






Spring is just around the corner, which means we’ll soon be treated to the appearance of daffodils, cherry blossoms—and the Easter Beagle! Yes, our favorite chameleon beagle will be happily hopping from yard to yard, beagle-ears flapping, delivering brightly colored Easter eggs (and a beagle kiss or two) from his Easter basket. As a 2016 Peanuts Ambassador I have some fun Peanuts Easter items to share with you these will make any Peanuts fan happy. 

Sure the Peanuts Easter merchandise is terrific, but I have something even cooler to share with you…. Here are some fun facts about the history of the Easter Beagle*:   Snoopy first appeared as “the Easter Bunny” on April 14, 1968, but Charles Schulz did not give the character the name “the Easter Beagle” until three years later. 

In that first 1968 strip, Linus was the only one to witness “the Easter Bunny” dancing around the front yard and hiding eggs in the bushes—Lucy was too busy watching television to notice. On Sunday, April 11, 1971, the Easter Beagle made his official comic-strip debut. Again, Linus was the first one to interact with him (although it’s Lucy who gets the Beagle kiss!).  Here is one of my favorite cool facts, Charles Schulz once said in an interview that the Easter Beagle was his favorite of all of Snoopy's alter egos.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Disney Social Media Moms 2016...We’re Going! #Disneysmmc









I am over the top excited to announce that I was invited to the 2016 Disney Social Media Mom's Conference! With this conference we will get to know all of what Disney has to offer all of the new and fun additions and learn about some classic favorites as well, with wonderful guest speakers this is set to be an amazing conference. 
Those are all great things, but one of the most exciting aspects of this conference is, my family can come! I have been very fortunate to take some amazing press trips over the years, and leaving my family at home was always hard, but not this time my family will be there with me! I cherish the memories of last year’s conference, there is nothing better than being able to enjoy the magic of Disney with your family. 
We will be staying at the wonderful Yacht Club resort, one of our favorite resorts in walking distance from the World Showcase in Epcot, and the home of the famous pool Stormalong Bay. 

Friday, March 4, 2016

Disney's Zootopia opens in theaters everywhere today! #Zootopia

 Today is the day the fun family animal filled Disney movie Zootopia is out in theaters! Enter the world of animals! This funny movie is sure to be a hit, I am looking forward to seeing this movie with the family this weekend, we are all just big kids! Are you planning to see Zootopia? Be sure to check out the fun character clips below to get up close and personal with some of the great Zootopia characters. 
 The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when rookie Officer Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin) arrives, she discovers that being the first bunny on a police force of big, tough animals isn’t so easy.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Coming soon, a fun Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge, to Greet Guests Memorial Day 2016


 
Do you and the family love the pool when you visit hotels. For my family the pool is a big part of vacation, we love to just swim, plash and have fun as a family whole on vacation and pools are one of our favorite spots. The Hershey Lodge is getting an amazing pool complex called Hershey’s Water Works and this cool complex will be more than just amazing pools.. From slides to casual floating the Hershey’sWater Works looks like it will be a blast for families.

Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge  Exciting New Indoor Pool Complex to Greet Guests Memorial Day 2016!  Hershey Lodge is pleased to announce that it will open “Hershey’s Water Works at Hershey Lodge,” an innovative indoor pool complex. Slated to open Memorial Day 2016, the new complex will include two indoor pools, a fitness center, game room, food and beverage offerings including a full bar and wait staff, event space, whirlpool and bathrooms. 

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