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DVDs That Get Us Through Rainy Days!

DVDs That Get Us Through Rainy Days!

What to do on a rainy day? Pop some popcorn and pop in a movie! It may seem like a no-brainer, but once winter comes and that rain turns to snow, you’ll be thanking me later! I was able to see a screener of new DVD that just came out called Hero that highlights the values of fatherhood, sports, and playing your best. From producers of Alone Yet Not Alone, comes a heartfelt movie about legendary small town baseball coach, … Read entire article »

Filed under: entertainment, Movies, School Aged Children

Planes: Fire & Rescue Twitter Party #ArribaPlanes

 Sponsored   “Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade … Read entire article »

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Horrid Henry: The Movie REVIEW

Horrid Henry: The Movie REVIEW

“Henry! Don’t be horrid!”   We recently had the awesome opportunity to preview the book-turned-movie Horrid Henry: The Movie before it is released onto DVD on March 12.  The DVD package arrived complete with “horrid” items, sure to be Henry (and kid) approved: a hand buzzer, water balloon maker and the Horrid Henry DVD with it’s Green Goo holder.  A great Family Movie Night was sure to be store! First,  check out the trailer: Horrid Henry is the creation … Read entire article »

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

Disney’s John Carter 3D Blu-Ray Review

Disney’s John Carter 3D Blu-Ray Review

Disney recently sent me a copy of their John Carter Blu-Ray, in 3D. As I hadn’t seen the movie in theatres, I was excited to watch it at home and see what kind of movie magic can happen with a $250 million+ budget! Disney took on the very daunting task of adapting sci-fi icon Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 1917 novel, A Princess of Mars. There’s no way around it, this plot-line is very complicated. My 4 year old enjoyed … Read entire article »

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Friends With Kids Twitter Party

Friends With Kids Twitter Party

Join us for a Friends With Kids Twitter Party on Thursday, March 8th at 9pm Eastern for a fun discussion about parenting, love and relationships as well as a chance to win Fandango gift cards and prizes. Hashtag #friendswithkids Friends With Kids is a daring and poignant ensemble comedy about a close-knit circle of friends at that moment in life when children arrive and everything changes. The last two singles in the group observe the effect that kids have … Read entire article »

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“The Help” Prize Pack Giveaway!

“The Help” Prize Pack Giveaway!

In February of 2009, I wrote a praise-filled book review on Kathryn Stockett’s The Help. You can read it here. When I heard that Dreamworks was turning the book into a film, I couldn’t wait to see what they were going to do with it. This past weekend at BlogHer, I was given the opportunity to see the film in advance. Based on how much I enjoyed the book, I was weary of how … Read entire article »

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