Friday, September 14, 2018

Experience the fun-filled move, “Solo: A Star Wars Story” available on Digital 9/14 and on Blu-Ray on SEPT. 25th! #HanSolo

You know to never tell him the odds. Even if you're not the most Star Wars savvy person in the world, most of you probably know that Harrison Ford was Han Solo in the Star Wars episodes 4, 5, 6, & 7. This is a character that is well represented, loved, and revered in the world of science fiction movies. The cocky, brash, quick-witted space smuggler is a well-known character, and in Solo: A Star Wars Story we get to see how the older version of Han we all grew to love was shaped. I was very fortunate to be able to walk the red carpet for Solo: A Star Wars Story, and I just loved this movie. My family and I were excited to check out this new Blu-ray!
 Alden Ehrenreich is taking up the mantle as the scruffy looking (much younger) nerf herder. We follow the scoundrel on a series of daring missions across the galaxy, along the way he runs into a large hairy walking carpet that goes by the name Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo), he comes face to face with a notorious gambler and original owner of the ship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover).  Phoebe Waller-Bridge who plays the droid “L3-37”, is a real scene stealer, I have to admit I laughed out loud a few times in her scenes.  

Lucasfilm’s “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” directed by Academy Award®–winning filmmaker Ron Howard—the creator of unforgettable films, such as “A Beautiful Mind,” “Apollo 13,” “Parenthood” and “Splash”—took moviegoers on this summer’s wildest ride with the most beloved scoundrel in the galaxy, Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich). The action-packed journey explores Han’s first encounters with future friend and copilot Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and notorious gambler Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover), as well as his adventure-filled past alongside fellow street thief Qi’ra (Emilia Clarke) and career criminal Beckett (Woody Harrelson). Watch instantly on Sept. 14thas the Millennium Falcon sets course digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and on Movies Anywhere, and bring the adventure home on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand on Sept. 25.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” bonus content takes fans behind the scenes to experience compelling discussions with the star-studded cast and screenwriters Jonathan Kasdan & Lawrence Kasdan (writer of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi); a revealing feature on Chewie and his enduring friendship with Han; a close-up look at the original version of the Millennium Falcon and Han’s first time piloting the infamous ship; the creation of the film’s otherworldly settings and pulse-pounding action sequences; and eight never-before-seen deleted and extended scenes.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Fun new books from Disney Publishing, be sure to check them out!

Well the kids are back at school, and it is time to get back into reading! Here are some great new books from Disney Publishing that will get the kids reading and really enjoying it! Some are available now, and some are coming soon! Be sure to be on the lookout for the books below:
The Isle of the Lost - The Graphic Novel by: Melissa de la Cruz, Robert Venditti - Book one in the #1 New York Times best-selling Descendants series–now in the wickedly fun, action-packed graphic novel! Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon to the Isle of the Lost–a dark and dreary place protected by a force field that makes it impossible for them to leave. Stripped of their magical powers, the villains now live in total isolation, forgotten by the world.

Mal learns from her mother, Maleficent, that the key to true darkness, the Dragon’s Eye, is located inside her scepter in the forbidden fortress on the far side of the island. The eye is cursed, and whoever retrieves it will be knocked into a deep sleep for a thousand years. But Mal has a plan to capture it. She’ll just need a little help from her “friends.” In their quest for the Dragon’s Eye, these four kids begin to realize that just because you come from an evil family tree, being good ain’t so bad. Best for ages 8-12. Available now. Retail price $21.99.

Monday, August 13, 2018

A new edition to the Disney Villains book line Mother Knows Best is out now, be sure to enter to win! #Giveaway #DisneyVillainsBooks

“Disney Book Group is partnering with me for a giveaway”

Have you ever checked out the Disney Villains book line? Well these cool books show the origins and the back stories of some of you r favorite Disney Villains. The books are fun, and you really get to know more about the character. My daughter and I love checking out these books. And there is a great new one to check out that is out now, the most recent edition is Mother Knows Best, this follows the life of Mother Gothel, a classic villain from the movie Tangled. 

Be sure to check out the Disney Villains series and its newest release, MOTHER KNOWS BEST: A TALE OF THE OLD WITCH, VILLAINS Series, Book #5 by Serena Valentino available now, recommended for ages 12+. My daughter is really into the book, it is her favorite book of the summer so far!
The Disney Villans series by Serena Valentino explores how the antagonists in Disney movies became some of the storytelling's most iconic villains. In the first five VILLAINS books, we see how the Evil Queen, the Beast, Ursula, Maleficent, and Mother Gothel fall into darkness, through the instigation of the mysterious Odd Sisters: Lucinda, Martha, and Ruby. 

The tale of the legendary golden flower is widely known. The story has been told many times and in many ways. But always the flower is coveted by an old witch to keep herself young and beautiful. And always the flower is used to save a dying queen, who then gives birth to a princess with magical hair. Not willing to lose the flower, the old witch steals the princess and locks her away in a high tower, raising her as her own. But the princess always finds out who she truly is and manages to defeat the old witch. And yet this is only half the story. So what of the old witch, Mother Gothel? Where does she come from? And how does she come across the magical golden flower?
Here is one account that recounts a version of the story that has remained untold for centuries . . . until now. It is a tale of mothers and daughters, of youth and dark magic. It is a tale of the old witch. One of Susan’s Disney Family readers will win a great Disney Villains gift pack that includes the complete set of VILLAINS books and a $50 Visa gift card to splurge on yourself. Would you like to enter? Please let me know who is your favorite Disney villain of all time, and why? There are also other ways to enter, please enter below.
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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Looking for a quick delicious healthy meal that is made with natural ingredients? The Jafflz® gourmet toasted pockets is for you!

Are you looking for a quick and delicious healthy meal for the family? If you are a working busy mom like me, (or if you just need a quick meal idea) you are going to love Jafflz® gourmet toasted pockets. Think of a warmed crispy toaster pocket that is much better for you than the traditional freezer toaster pockets. This is made with real ingredients, and are amazing! Here is a little more information about Jafflz® gourmet toasted pockets from the website:

Thursday, August 2, 2018

An amazing one of a kind gift idea, a collage picture blanket from #Giveaway

***I received a Sherpa collage blanket from to facilitate this review, all opinions are 100% my own***

Are you looking for a unique gift idea? A gift that stands out from the rest, and will be treasured and loved? For me there is nothing better than a personalized gift. This is a gift that is so very meaningful to me and is something I just love. Well, I have come across an amazing one of a kind gift idea from The photo blanket by is the gift you have been looking for! The photo blanket can be filled with one photo to up to 80 meaningful, thoughtful or just plain silly memories. Imagine giving this as a gift for a graduate of the memories throughout school. Or a birthday present taking a stroll down memory lane! The possibilities go on and on!  
I was very fortunate to be able to check out a blanket, that I created on Was it difficult to get the pattern of photos together? Not at all! With’s product builder, it was super easy to choose photos and move them and rearrange them to make the perfect photo blanket. With the builder you can add photos from Facebook, Google Photos, Instagram, or from your computer, then arrange by dragging and dropping.

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