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It’s A #HighStrungMovie Twitter Party! And You’re Invited! Join Us Tuesday April 5th at 9PM ET

It’s A #HighStrungMovie Twitter Party! And You’re Invited! Join Us Tuesday April 5th at 9PM ET

In a city where only the best succeed, two radically talented people from opposite sides of the tracks need to find harmony to achieve their dreams. Join us tonight for an exciting Twitter party for the #HighStrungMovie! This highly anticipated movie is coming to theaters on April 8th and we are giving you the opportunity to live tweet and learn more! There will be prizes given away and you will have the opportunity to tweet live with … Read entire article »

Filed under: Featured, Movies, Video

Welcome to Wishenpoof

Welcome to Wishenpoof

(Disclosure: This is a sponsored post via KidzVuz. All thoughts and opinions are my own.) Wishenpoof, the newest Amazon Original Kids Series, will be available for Amazon Prime members beginning on August 14th,  One of the perks of being a blogger is the chance to preview new TV shows, and my boys (ages 4 and 7) binge-watched the entire 13 episode run of Wishenproof during a recent vacation. Created by Angela C. Santomero (Blue’s Clues, Creative Galaxy, Daniel Tiger’s … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, Educational, entertainment, Featured, Free, Free Trial, Kindergartners, News, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, Pro-Social Skills, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious, Television, Toddlers, Video

Swiffer it Forward with the #ASPCA — the #SwifferEffect

Swiffer it Forward with the  #ASPCA — the #SwifferEffect

My husband and I married right out of graduate school for me and law school for him so our first few years definitely had that feeling of “playing house.” Once we had managed to keep a plant alive (an astoundingly hardy basil plant), we felt ready to graduate to animals. Our first, Calypso, is a sweet and acrobatic Russian Blue but we were determined that our second adoptee would be a shelter pet. We searched every … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Home and Decorating, Video

Enjoy Moms’ Night Out the Movie in Theaters May 9

Enjoy Moms’ Night Out the Movie in Theaters May 9

After a recent trip with my two young sons, I was more than ready for a night out with the moms to see the movie screening of Moms’ Night Out. I could completely relate to the main character, Allyson — a stressed-out mom trying to do it all and be it all to her family. Allyson is played by Sarah Drew, best known for her role as Dr. April Kepner on Grey’s Anatomy. (Yes, there … Read entire article »

Filed under: Video, Women's Issues

Santa’s Video Visit Via Portable North Pole

Santa’s Video Visit Via Portable North Pole

My kids were enthralled with a recent message from Santa sent through a high-quality personalized video by Portable North Pole. I shared just a few of screenshots but the video is even so much cuter than what you see here. There are sparky elves, reindeer and a “video” within the video with the pictures of my son and our family that I uploaded. Here are some screenshots of our video with Joseph: The video includes: Almost 6 minutes personalized … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), Christmas, Video

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

As a Mom, I always put my children’s needs ahead of mine and I’m sure many moms out there are the same way. But when it comes to your personal health, us moms need to take care of ourselves in order to do a good job of taking care of the children who depend on us. That means eating right and exercising. I received the Health, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series which makes sticking to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Shower, Body After Baby, Exercise, Gift Ideas, Health, Maternity, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Video

Monsters University on DVD Arrives October 29!

Monsters University on DVD Arrives October 29!

Pixar’s Monsters University will hit Blu-Ray 3D, Blu-Ray and DVD on October 29 and wow is this one chock full of extra fun features! If you didn’t get the chance to see the movie in the theater, here’s a quick brief synopsis: Disney Pixar proudly presents the hilarious story of how two mismatched monsters met and became lifelong friends in a movie screaming with laughter and oozing with heart. Ever since college-bound Mike Wazowski (Billy Crystal) was a little … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Gift Ideas, Movies, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Toddlers, Uncategorized, Video

Acoustic Research ARS35i Rotating iPad Docking System Review

Acoustic Research ARS35i Rotating iPad Docking System Review

If you’ve ever tried to watch Netflix on your iPad you know that the built-in speakers aren’t up to the task. The Acoustic Research ARS35i Rotating Docking System amps up the iPad’s audio output while offering several other clever features. The first time you dock the iPad it will offer to take you to the App Store to download the Acoustic Research Dock Plus app. The app serves as an interface to the docking … Read entire article »

Filed under: Dad, Daddy Gifts, DVD, Electronics, entertainment, Featured, Gift Ideas, Mommy Gifts, Movies, Music, Uncategorized, Video

Think Tink: Disney’s Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

Think Tink: Disney’s Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue

The word DISNEY is synonymous with magic, and after growing up with the classics (Sleeping Beauty, The Little Mermaid, the list goes on…) it’s comforting to know that Disney hasn’t lost its touch. Along with their famous animated full feature films, Disney’s Home Entertainment division of DVDs and Blu-Ray is riding high on the hugely popular “Disney Fairies” line of computer animated films starring Tinker Bell, the feisty little pixie made famous in Peter Pan. A group … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Featured, Kindergartners, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Video

Mother Earth Rocks the Schoolhouse

Mother Earth Rocks the Schoolhouse

Interplanet Janet is a galaxy girl, but she has a soft spot for Earth. Remember learning your times tables and grammar with Schoolhouse Rock? Now a whole new generation is discovering educational concepts with catchy songs. Schoolhouse Rock: Earth introduces children to ecology and encourages kids to do their part to preserve scarce resources. With all-new tracks by the original creators and favorite vocal artists, Schoolhouse Rock: Earth preserves the look and feel of the 1970s and 1980s … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, Earth Day, Eco-Friendly, Featured, Learning, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Science, Video