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High Strung In Theaters April 8th, It’s A Must See!

High Strung In Theaters April 8th, It’s A Must See!

High Strung is a unique, current and upbeat twist on a classic dance movie. Although we have seen many dance movies, and loved them, High Strung brings something unique to the table that we have yet to see on the big screen – an epic dance battle that merges with a magnificently played violin that will no doubt provoke your need to get up and move to the beat. My husband, who is a classical violinist, … Read entire article »

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Dove Channel Review and Roku Giveaway

I am sharing this post as part of a collaboration with Bloggin’ Mamas and Dove Channel. I received an annual Dove Channel subscription and a Roku in exchange for my participation. All opinions expressed are my own.   DOVE Channel I was delighted to have the opportunity to preview the Dove Channel with my family. My boys are 7 and 4, and I am always looking for family-friendly entertainment options. Family viewing just got a … Read entire article »

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Iesodo Love, Faith and Believe Now on DVD

Iesodo Love, Faith and Believe Now on DVD

If your kids Like Veggie Tales, then they will really Love Iesodo! Iseodo is a wise dove who lives in a Cypress Tree in the Holy Land.  Join him and his unlikely group of feathered friends as they learn and grow. Though they have their differences, they have one thing in common: since they met Iesodo, their lives have never been the same! These films are family-friendly and the lessons they teach are valuable in raising … Read entire article »

Filed under: 0-5 (By Age Group), DVD, entertainment, Movies

“Let God” and “When Calls the Heart, Lost and Found” Now Available on DVD

“Let God” and “When Calls the Heart, Lost and Found” Now Available on DVD

If you’re looking for family-approved films, a few good ones have just been release on DVD.   Word Films released Breckenridge Film Festival’s 2013 “Best Feature” and “Best Actress” winner Let God on DVD on February 25. The faith-based film  follows  the story of young housewife, Amelia, who heads west with her husband during the 19th century gold rush and is left alone without resources in the harsh wilderness when her husband is killed in a savage attack. … Read entire article »

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The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild on DVD

The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild on DVD

Are your kids as crazy as mine about Chuck the Truck? Well the newest DVD, The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild is out and available now!   The unbelievably fun adventures of Chuck, the little dump truck with big dreams, and his friends—Digger, Handy, Rowdy, Biggs, Boomer and Flip — continue on January 21, 2014 with the release of The Adventures of Chuck & Friends: Trucks Versus Wild on DVD from Shout! Factory Kids. Featuring 10 more … Read entire article »

Filed under: DVD, entertainment, Kindergartners, Movies, Pre-schoolers, Television, Toddlers

RedBox & Phase 4 Films Summer Family Fun

RedBox & Phase 4 Films Summer Family Fun

This summer, Redbox is kicking off its “Summer Family Fun” program. In addition to releasing eight new family-friendly films for rental from Phase 4 Films (I Heart Shakey, Rockstars, Space Dogs, Smitty, Kiara, My Friend Bernard, Freddy Frogface and Donkey X), RedBox is hosting a series of exciting sweepstakes inspired by these fun movies for you to enter! The amazing prizes described on “Redbox Summer Family Fun” include: Round-trip tickets for 4 to Toronto for the chance … Read entire article »

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Ahoy…It’s a Pirate Christmas on Disney Junior

Ahoy…It’s a Pirate Christmas on Disney Junior

Little girls adore the Disney Princesses, and I was no exception. I have so many fond memories of watching Disney movies with my mom. In fact, when I found out I was having a boy, I actually remembering thinking that it was a shame I wouldn’t be able to share my love of Disney with him. Now I’m a mom to two boys, and I’ve discovered that Disney has just as much to offer boys … 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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Cars 2 Giveaway!

Cars 2 Giveaway!

In celebration of the release of Cars 2, the fantastic sequel to Disney & Pixar’s original animated motion picture Cars, we’re hosting a Cars 2 prize pack give away sponsored by Disney! I was lucky enough to attend an advanced screening for media, and my three year old son adored it so much that he asked to see it again on opening night.  You don’t want to miss this movie! Cars 2 has a fun James … Read entire article »

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