What Makes The Divergent Series: Insurgent THE Must-See Date Night Movie? #Insurgent

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I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Summit Entertainment. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Are you as incredibly excited about the March 20th premier of The Divergent Series: Insurgent as I am? While I’m kind of sad that I no longer have the stamina or the lifestyle that allows me to buy tickets for the very first midnight showing on opening night, I’m definitely going to see it during opening week! One of the benefits of being a work-at-home-mom and a grown-up fan: I can go in the middle […] Read more »

Did You Miss Jason Lee in AWAY & BACK? Catch the Encore!

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hallmark Hall of Fame. All opinions are 100% mine. Remember a couple of weeks ago I told you how excited I was to catch AWAY & BACK on the Hallmark Movie Channel? It stars one of my favorite actors: Jason Lee. Well, the premier has come and gone, but you can still catch one of the encore presentations if you missed it the first time around! I, of course, watched it the night it aired. I watch almost every Hallmark Hall of Fame movie. Fall in Love with AWAY & BACK You’ll […] Read more »

5 Unexpectedly Romantic Movies for Valentine’s Day Date Night

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Planning a romantic date night at home for Valentine’s Day? If you ask me, there’s nothing more romantic than getting cozy on the sofa and NOT spending a fortune on expensive dinners out! You know what’s not romantic, though? Fighting over which movie to watch. You want the sappy love story.  He wants adventure and excitement. Or is it the other way around? Rather than settling on something you both hate, why not go with the best of both worlds? I’m sharing a few of my favorite unexpectedly romantic movies that feature everything you both crave: action, thrills, maybe a […] Read more »

Skylanders Trap Team: We Trapped Kaos & Renewed Our Bond

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Huge thank you to Activision for making one very special part of this post possible. More on that below. Christmas was almost a disaster. Actually, it kind of was. See, Jacob wanted Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition more than just about anything. Back in November, I dutifully ordered it before it went out of stock. At least I thought I did. It arrived and I didn’t even look at it. I wrapped it and put it away, so excited that I got him this limited edition game! On Christmas morning, I waited anxiously as he opened it. His eyes lit […] Read more »

Take a Romantic Journey AWAY & BACK with Hallmark Hall of Fame

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Hallmark Hall of Fame. All opinions are 100% mine. Have I ever told you about my obsession with Hallmark channel? During the holidays, I watch every single movie they make. After the holidays, I still record at least one a week to watch on the weekends. What can I say, I love the sweet stories and happy endings! The Hallmark Hall of Fame knows their movies, they’ve been making them for more than 60 years! I’m really excited about AWAY & BACK, premiering on Sunday, January 25th at 8 […] Read more »

My Top 3 Holiday Movies To Watch On Christmas Eve

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With Jingle Bells ringing in your ear every time you shop, the pressure of sorting through your list, and the bustle of shopping after work, you may have overlooked one small detail: once all the presents have been opened, all the tears shed, all the hoots of delight raised, and all the wrappings cleared from under the tree, what do you do for the rest of Christmas Eve? Naturally, you pop in a video or catch a streaming video. With at least a dozen good movies to pick from, I’ve made a list of the top 3 I thought were […] Read more »

Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars Activity Sheets

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*This post contains affiliate links. In honor of the release of the Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars DVD, I have some really cool activity sheets for you today! About Phineas and Ferb: Star Wars From  Amazon: A couple of summers ago in a galaxy far, far away, Phineas and Ferb are happily basking in the glow of Tatooine’s twin suns — until plans for the Death Star accidentally fall into their hands, thrusting them (and Agent P) into a galactic rebellion and an epic struggle of good versus evil in PHINEAS AND FERB: STAR WARS(TM). Will Phineas and Ferb be […] Read more »

Life’s Plot Twists Build Character (inspired by Disney’s Maleficent)

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Life never goes according to plan. Ever. Show me one person who says “everything went exactly as I imagined it” and I’ll show you a person who probably led a boring life. Just like on a rollercoaster, it’s the twists and turns that make life so exciting. Take, for example, the life of Maleficent, the ‘villain” in Sleeping Beauty. Up until the recent Disney film starring Angelina Jolie, we never really got to hear her side of the story. Why did she curse Aurora? What was her motivation? Turns out, the curse stemmed from a plot twist in her life: […] Read more »

Pee-wee’s Playhouse: The Complete Series Blu-ray Box Set with Clips

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If you grew up in the late 80s, chances are you remember Pee-wee’s Playhouse quite fondly! The zany Paul Reubens played the even zanier character of Pee-wee, first made popular by a series of goofy movies. The show almost instantly became a cult hit. Now, nearly 30 years after it first aired (in 1986) you can bring home the complete digitally-remastered series on Blu-Ray. You can also grab Pee-wee’s Playhouse: Seasons One and Two in a high-definition 4-DVD set. I received that for review and have Jake watching it now!   Pee-wee’s Playhouse: A Show Ahead of Its Time Pee-wee’s […] Read more »