Wednesday, September 30, 2015

The blockbuster hit Jurassic World is available on Digital HD 10/1! #TeamJurassic #JurassicWorld #giveaway

Are you excited to see Jurassic World? This blockbuster movie was such a hit in the theaters that my family and I went to see it twice!  and fans of the classic Jurassic park movies are surely excited. From the books to the movies to the merchandising Jurassic World seems to be everywhere, and I am loving it. It is almost time for the release of Digital HD! 
The #1 movie of the year proves that once again, dinosaurs rule the earth. #‎JurassicWorld is stomping onto Blu-ray and DVD 10/20, and is available on Digital HD 10/1!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Check out the New trailer and poster for #Zootopia

Are you looking forward to “Zootopia” The newest Disney/Pixar film? Check out the cool new poster, and the funny trailer, I am sure this film will become a classic! Zootopia opens in theaters on March 4, 2016.

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 optimistic 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. 

Little Secrets, delicious Fair Trade Certified chocolate made with 100% natural ingredients. #Giveaway

Who here is a fan of  chocolate? I am sure we are all raising our hands. Who does not love chocolate, from milk to dark they are all treats that I love. Wouldn’t you like some chocolate that is Fair Trade Certified and made with 100% natural ingredients? Well you are going to love Little Secrets! Here is a little more information about this company from the site:
We don't pretend to be good at everything ... or even most things. But where we lack in geography bowl trophies we make up for by being really, really good at making candy-coated chocolate. We're all about sourcing the best ingredients and creating premium blends without any artificial ingredients, flavors or colors because the words "delicious" and "natural" can and should absolutely go together. 

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Come join on us with The Jim Henson Company 60th Anniversary Celebration #Giveaway

Can you believe that The Jim Henson Company is celebrating its 60th anniversary? Jim Henson was a genius puppeteer, artist, inventor, screenwriter, actor, film director, and producer, and brought the world such indelible characters as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, Animal, Gonzo, Rowlf the Dog, Bunsen and Beaker and others, collectively known as The Muppets. 
 He also created the Sesame Street Muppets like Ernie & Bert, Big Bird, Cookie Monster and Grover.  In addition to creating The Muppet Show and the first three Muppet feature films, Jim also conceived the awe-inspiring fantasy film The Dark Crystal; the stunning visual-effects laden live-action feature Labyrinth; the perennial favorite, Fraggle Rock; and numerous other beloved titles like Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas and The Storyteller.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Snoopy & Belle in Fashion #Giveaway Be fashionable with Snoopy!

As a child in the 80’s  Snoopy was one of my favorite fashion accessories from my cherished snoopy tees to to my snoopy red baron earrings, I would love to show off my favorite character in my fashion. Now it is time for Snoopy and his sister Belle to show off their fashion styles. There is a Snoopy and Belle in Fashion exhibit that’s currently on an international tour.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Modern Family Season 6 on DVD on September 22nd! #Giveaway #ModernFamilyInsiders

 Are you a big fan of  the Fox TV show Modern Family? The hilarious show has been a favorite of my family from the very beginning! It just makes me laugh, because it is so real, I know many people like these characters, they are zany in their own ways. If you are a big fan like we are you will be excited to find out that the Modern Family Season 6 DVD is out on September 22nd! Be sure to check out this great Modern Family Milestones, they are some great ones! And enter to win Modern Family Season 6 on DVD below.

Fresh ingredients delivered to your home for great meals with Marley Spoon

School has started and life is just a bit more hectic, for a working mom like me. I seem to be on the go all the time! Are you a busy mom like me? Do you want a a healthy way to feed your family, but you just do not have the time to get to the store to pick up all the fresh ingredients you need to make the healthy meals you would like to make for your family? Well I have a great service that I would like to introduce to you all, the amazing meal delivery service Marley Spoon, here is more information about the great service from the website:

 Marley Spoon is making it easier to cook the food you want to eat. We bring together seasonal ingredients, simple, delicious recipes, and make it easy so you can enjoy the fun part - cooking. Our chefs are always in the Marley Spoon kitchen creating and perfecting exciting dishes for the weekly menus. Combining fresh, quality ingredients comes naturally to them and by practice they make perfect. Creating simple step-by-step guides along the way makes for an easy experience for cooks at home.

Technology allows us to become your local greengrocer, butcher and fishmonger. Or at least it gives us the opportunity to reconnect you with the core  values of knowing where your food comes from. Building relationships with sustainable suppliers ensures that we are a lot more than just an online shop. Enjoy a fantastic cooking experience and eat well at the same time. We do every day!

Friday, September 18, 2015

Check out the amazing new images and trailer for Disney's The Jungle Book #JungleBook

 Have you seen the breathtaking visual look of Disney’s upcoming film The Jungle Book? The actors and the voices alone are amazing! Christopher Walken, as the voice of King Louie and Bill Murray as the voice of Baloo, what a combo! The Jungle Book opens in theaters everywhere on April 15th, 2016! Be sure to check out the pictures below, and watch the fun trailer:

New baking and transforming fun from Hasbro ! #PlayLikeHasbro

We love to share parts of our childhood with our daughter. She has been exposed to all kinds of toys from the 80’s and earlier because that’s when we grew up and we wanted to share our love of Hasbro toys we had growing up as kids with her.
The Easy-Bake Oven is something that has been around for a long time, it’s a toy that my mother shared with me when I was a little girl and it’s now something I share with my daughter. This is a generational toy, it’s a rite of passage toy that’s usually passed down from generation to generation. It’s a fun toy that even though I’m old enough to bake with an actual oven baking up tasty treats in the Easy-Bake never gets old. 

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Amazing toys from @Kmart, check out the top Fab 15 list! #Fab15Toys #Giveaway

 “This is a sponsored post, I am blogging for Sears, though all opinions are my own.”
It's crazy to think about but Christmas is only a little over 3 months away....I've got a kid who always wants a million things and thankfully Kmart has something for everyone and every taste this Christmas. From little one's to bigger one's they're all covered this Christmas and with no money down layaway shopping just got all that much easier!

With toys for every age group there isn't anything you won't be able to find at Kmart and with the Kmart Fab 15 they just made shopping for this years hottest toys simple and easy. With more than 50 years experience in the field of knowing what kids want to find under the tree and with the help and input of both kids and parents the is loaded with some ridiculously awesome toys.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Never lose your ring, be safe with RingSafe! #Giveaway

Since I’m the one who experienced the loss I told my wife I’d do this review. When we were married (12 years next month) I weighed over 230 pounds, so my wedding ring fit a chubby guy. When the chubby guy got tired of being chubby he lost weight at one point I was 80 pounds lighter than I was on my wedding day.

My wedding ring no longer fit on my svelte finger (and due to the style and type of ring it couldn’t be re-sized only replaced and I didn’t want a new ring because it wasn’t mine) but I still wanted to wear it. I decided to wear my ring around my neck on a toggle clasp necklace I had worn for years, it was a great idea! I had worn my ring in this fashion for about 7 years and it was perfect…until that fateful day last year when my toggle clasp un-toggled and my wedding ring slipped off without my knowing. I was wearing a sweatshirt and didn’t feel that the necklace was undone and that my ring had slipped off. I was devastated, crushed and heart broken.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Hotel Transylvania 2 in theaters September 25, 2015 Check out this fun giveaway! #HotelT2 #Giveaway

Looking for a fun film the whole family will love? Be sure to check out the new movie, Hotel Transylvania 2 from Sony Pictures opening in theaters September 25, 2015! Celebrate our diversity, we are all different, but we can all be freinda and live and love each other, despite all of our many differences. My daughter and I loved the original Hotel Transylvania movie, it was filled with laughs and a fun story. I am sure new Hotel Transylvania2 movie will be just as fun!
Drac’s pack is back for an all-new monster comedy adventure in Sony Pictures Animation's Hotel Transylvania 2! Everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania... Dracula’s rigid monster-only hotel policy has finally relaxed, opening up its doors to human guests. But behind closed coffins, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing signs of being a vampire.

Looking for new affordable car insurance check out @Metromile a new car insurance just launched in PA #Giveaway

I’m lucky, my commute to work is straightforward and simple, I leave my house jump on the subway and a few minutes later arrive at my office. My husband on the other hand is in an odd spot and would have to take multiple buses to get to his office so he drives to work. His commute is only 1.5 miles from home so 3 miles round trip a day. His drive to and from work takes him about 7 minutes, on a bus it has taken over an hour and it’s something he’s not really willing to do.
With driving comes the cost of it, like gas and insurance. You need both and while gas prices are coming down my husband’s insurance cost seem to never budge. Living in a big city has its benefits, but it also has its detractions like paying higher than average car insurance. With such a short commute to work and the fact that we average about 6,000 miles a year driving why should we pay the same as someone who drives 3 times the miles we do? I like the concept of pay what you use and with Metromile you get just that and they’re finally available in Pennsylvania!

Monday, September 14, 2015

Check out a fun activity sheet from the new Disney/Pixar film The Good Dinosaur #GoodDino #GoodDinoEvent

Are you looking for a fun project to do with the kids? How about making your own Hexaflexagon? What is a Hexaflexgon? Well it is like a magical shape that you keep flipping inside and out to reveal hidden pictures, sound cool right? Be sure to click on the image below to be able to print out the directions to make your own inspired by Disney/Pixar's The Good Dinosaur! In theaters everywhere on November 25th!

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Disney Infinity 3.0 is more amazing than ever! #Disneyinfinity

Being married to someone who for more than 35 years has played video games, chances were that our child would be a gamer. Not only is she one but she’s a demanding one at that! Our daughter is a very competitive person, and she loves a challenge, and loves it when those challenges involve pixels. She also loves it when she can play a game with her father…..that’s an issue though, she loves the Mario and Zelda type games where my husband loves Madden and Call of Duty and games that you wouldn’t want a 10 year old near. She is constantly trying to find a game that allows her to play with her dad and we’ve finally got that game: Disney Infinity 3.0

This is the game that scratches both their itches. This is the adventure type games my daughter loves and Star Wars which my husband loves. It’s the perfect combination, it’s like the peanut butter and jelly of the video game world. Starting off Infinity 3.0 introduces a whole slew of new figures from the Star Wars Universe (Boba Fett, Anakin and his alter ego Darth Vader, Obi Wan, etc.) and the Disney Universe (Mickey, Minnie, Joy and the rest of the Inside Out crew) and the Marvel Universe (Iron Man Hulkbuster and  Ultron.) The single player campaign has been improved upon from the older versions and that’s a great for us because having a game that you can finish in 45 minutes isn’t something we want and isn’t all that fun.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

September 9th is National Care Bears™ #ShareYourCare Day!

Growing up my Care Bears were some of my most treasured toys, not olny were they cute and cuddly they had a great message. Each of the bears were kind and cared for each other, especially my favorite bear Funshine Bear. September 9th is National Care Bears™ #ShareYourCare Day!  The Care Bears are encouraging fans to spread caring, sharing, love, friendship, acceptance, fun and happiness to those around them that day, and each and every day of the year! 

Today, Care Bears is participating in an event helping 10 year old Zach Kaplan of #ZachKapCares and his mission to gift children in need with a soft bear to hug at night by donating 400 Care Bears plush to Leake & Watts, a  head start program serving 8,000 in New York City and Westchester County! 

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

I am headed to San Francisco! Be sure to follow along 9/29/15 – 10/2/15 ‪#‎GoodDinoEvent‬ ‪#‎MilesEvent‬ ‪#‎Waltagram‬

 ****Disney is providing an all-expense paid trip for me to cover this great event ****  

 Have you ever received an email that made you squeal in delight? I recently received an email just like that! I was recently invited to San Francisco, to attend a press day at Pixar. What? A press day at PIXAR?? Pixar has been such a big part of our lives, my daughter grew up loving Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc, I could go on and on! Now I will be able to visit the place where these films came to be? This must be a dream right? No this is really happening!

I will be traveling to San Francisco with 24 other awesome amazing bloggers for a fun filled event. I will be covering the film release of Disney/Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur,  the In-Home release of Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out as well as the popular Disney Junior show Miles from Tomorrowland! The event will run from Tuesday, September 29th through Friday, October 2nd. Follow the hashtags, ‪#‎GoodDinoEvent, ‪#‎MilesEvent, and ‪#‎Waltagram to join along with the fun.
This trip will be packed with lots of new information I will share with you all from your favorite shows, new dvd and movie coming soon. On arrival day we will be treated to a welcome dinner to get each other acquainted, I look forward to meeting up with some old friends and meeting some new friends.

Write, mold and decorate in delicious colorful chocolate with the Candy Craft Chocolate Pen! #Giveaway #CandyCraft

Would you or the kids love to write in chocolate? Are your kids junior bakers who would love to decorate and make their own Making your own chocolate goodies and then enjoy them? Well you can do just that with the fun Candy Craft Chocolate Pen! For the first time ever, kids can write, mold and decorate in delicious colorful chocolate! The motorized chocolate pen disperses real liquid chocolate (made in the USA) that then hardens into solid chocolate at room temperature or in the refrigerator.  
The chocolate tubes can easily be switched to create multicolor treats, and partially used tubes can be stored for future use. Clean-up is a breeze, as the melted chocolate never actually touches the pen, Kids and adults alike will love exploring the endless designs they can create! In addition to the motorized chocolate pen, the kit includes several different colored chocolate tubes lots of molds and multiple chocolate tips to create custom treats! Additional chocolate kits and themed molds are sold separately. For Ages 6+, SRP $29.99.

Friday, September 4, 2015

Are you ready to build some fun with @knex Mighty Makers? These are great sets for young builders! #Giveaway #iamamightymaker

 There are a few things my husband and daughter really enjoy doing together and one of those things is to build with various blocks. Normally it’s my husband who has thousands of pieces to deal with and our daughter is his little helper, they’ve been doing this for years and it’s something that they love to do. Now the tables are turned and she’s the construction supervisor and her father is the helper.

We just received a Fun On the Ferris Wheel Building Set  Fun on the Ferris Wheel Building Set from K'NEX.- Ride all the rides with Emily and her bear, Cocoa, with the Fun on the Ferris Wheel Building Set.  Emily loves riding all the amusement park rides and learning how they work!  Help Emily build her own amusement park with a ferris wheel, a pirate ship ride, and a boardwalk game.  You can even purchase tickets and snacks at the booths. 

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Coca-Cola Scholars Application Now Available!

As seniors gear up for their last year of school, the excitement can be contagious at home. But for parents, the stress and pressure of impending tuitions is just around the corner. I have some great news to  share with you! This year’s Coca-Cola scholarship application is now available online at  Coca-Cola  is looking for 150 high school seniors who are socially-conscious and servant-minded leaders to be a part of Coca-Cola's 28th class of scholars! 

These students will each receive a $20,000 college scholarship and join a network of alumni who have become a powerful force for change. Since 1989, the Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation has helped dreams come true for more than 5,550 outstanding students. Coca-Cola believes in investing in students who are leaders, both academically and in service to others.
Be sure to check out this cool video that captures the experience and the meaningfulness of the Coca-Cola scholarship:
If you know any high school seniors encourage them apply and share this opportunity if you have any friends who have  college-bound students.
Do you know any High School Seniors that could benefit from this scholarship?

Photos provided by Coca-Cola


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Tuesday, September 1, 2015

My Friendship Bracelet Maker in Costco Wholesale stores nationwide this September! #Giveaway

My Friendship Bracelet Maker in Costco Wholesale stores nationwide this September! Beginning September 1, 2015, My Friendship Bracelet Maker will be featured at Costco Wholesale in the toy aisle…just in time for back-to-school and holiday shopping. This is exciting BIG news for a SMALL family-owned business from Michigan!
My Friendship Bracelet Maker is an award-winning loom, invented by a grandfather, to give his granddaughters a “helping hand” as they learned to craft friendship bracelets.  Its portable, all-in-one patented design allows kids to easily knot friendship bracelets and store pre-cut thread and beads neatly inside. 

Disclosure: The reviews and or opinions on this blog are my own opinions, . No compensation was received. All opinions are my own. This is a unofficial fan site that is not affiliated with the Walt Disney Company or Disney theme parks.