The Beatrix Girls Birthday Party Giveaway

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Did you know the month of September has the most birthdays of any month of the year? If you have a little girl with a September birthday, then make it a day to remember with Beatrix Girls! From party supplies to gift bags that kids will love, Beatrix girls has everything you need to make your daughter's birthday a momentous occasion! Read on and enter to win this amazing prize pack that will help you host an incredible Birthday party! Where to Buy the Dolls and Their Music: The Beatrix Girls … [Read more...]

Free Halloween Coloring Pages

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Here are a few free Halloween color pages to get you ready for the Halloween season.  Jack-o-Lantern Jack-o-Lantern coloring page (pdf ) Frankenstein Frankenstein coloring page (pdf) Spider Spider coloring page (pdf) Witch Hat Witch Hat coloring page (pdf) Ghost Ghost coloring page (pdf)   All the Coloring Pages (pdf)       … [Read more...]

New Trailer from Big Hero 6

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Are you getting excited for Disney's newest animation? Big Hero 6 comes to theaters November 7th! So in anticipation here is a new trailer to share with you! Like BIG HERO 6 on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyBigHero6 Follow Walt Disney Animation Studios on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/DisneyAnimation Follow Walt Disney Animation Studios on Tumblr: http://disneyanimation.tumblr.com Visit the Website: http://www.disney.com/BigHero6 BIG HERO 6 opens in theaters … [Read more...]

Making #TheBoxtrolls

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Yesterday we talked about how the creators of The Boxtrolls found their voice for the Boxtrolls. Today we can a behind-the-scenes look at actually creating everything about the film. Everything was made from scratch and by hand. All the characters, scenery, buildings, everything. It was an enormous undertaking but will be so worth it! The Boxtrolls are in theaters NOW! … [Read more...]

Creating a Language for #TheBoxtrolls

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I love getting to see some behind the scenes of movies. It's so much fun to hear the stories of filming or how they came up with the ideas or why they did certain things. I had no idea that the creators of #TheBoxtrolls went through so much to create a language and essentially a "voice" for The Boxtrolls. Check out this really cool video detailing how the process happened. The Boxtrolls is coming to theaters TOMORROW September 26! You can visit your local theater or purchase tickets online … [Read more...]

What Makes a Family #TheBoxtrolls

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When you are young you think family is just those that are related to you. Your Mom, Dad, sister, brother, aunt, uncle, Grandma, Grandpa, etc. As you grow you learn that family are those people you love, trust, respect and have a deep relationship. Often times friends become like family because your relationship grows into more. Coming to theaters this Friday, September 26 is The Boxtrolls. This film is sure to touch on this topic of family.  The Boxtrolls, a community of quirky, mischievous … [Read more...]

New Clip from Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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The time is getting closer for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day to hit movie theaters. It comes on October 10. Until then they have some advice for you when it comes to party planning:   There are 25 bloggers heading to LA for some exclusive interviews with the cast of the movie as well as previewing it! Make sure you follow #VeryBadDayEvent on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for amazing pictures and details! This is going to be a fun trip you don't … [Read more...]

Slugterra Return of the Elementals Giveaway

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  In Slugterra: Return of the Elementals, a new member joins the Shane Gang. Junjie is a master of the mysterious slugslinging art of Slug Fu. But even with the power of five slugslingers working together, the Shane Gang find themselves in over their heads as they race to protect the ancient Elemental Slugs from an evil alliance set on using them to destroy the 99 caverns. I have never seen a Slugterra movie before because my kids are a little young still, but here is a … [Read more...]

Cajun Chicken Breast – Paleo Recipe

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This week eMeals is talking about their Paleo Meal Planning. I love that eMeals has meal plans for all different kinds of dietary needs and wants. There are tons of plans to choose from including Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert Plan, Low Carb, Low Fat, Slow Cooker meals, 30 Minute Meals and more! The choices are amazing and meant to help you avoid the headache of meal planning. Today I'm going to showcase a recipe from the Paleo Meal Plan. Cajun Chicken Breast Ingredients 2 … [Read more...]

Spooktacular Tales with My Little Pony

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My kids are still pretty young so we keep our Halloween celebrations pretty simple and fun. All of my kids, boys and girl alike, love My Little Pony so celebrating the upcoming Halloween holiday by watching Spooktacular Pony Tales is perfect for us! Combine this movie with some fun Halloween accessories and there is a little party going on at my house! With fun My Little Pony accessories like rings, a Halloween candy bucket, tattoos and more lots of fun can be had. Besides the … [Read more...]

My Potty Training Plan – For my 3rd Child

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Thanks to Pull-Ups® for sponsoring todays discussion.   You might think that since I am now about to begin potty training my 3rd child that I am a pro, or it should be relatively easy for me. This would be a giant mistake! HA! Every time I start the potty training journey, I give myself a pep talk and tell myself a list of what NOT to do. I tell myself: Do NOT rush the process. Do NOT pressure the child to use the potty Do NOT get upset when they continually have … [Read more...]

Shrimp and Sausage Pilau Recipe

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  This week eMeals is talking about their eMeals Clean Eating Meal Plans.  I love that eMeals has meal plans for all different kinds of dietary needs and wants. There are tons of plans to choose from including Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert Plan, Low Carb, Low Fat, Slow Cooker meals, 30 Minute Meals and more! The choices are amazing and meant to help you avoid the headache of meal planning. Today I'm going to showcase a recipe from the Clean Eating plan. Shrimp and Sausage Pilau … [Read more...]

Share your Real Beauty – #BeautyIs

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Thanks to Global Influence for sponsoring this meaningful conversation. I don't normally plaster huge pictures of myself on my blog, but here it is! This is me doing what I do all day every day - being a Mom. At this particular moment my baby wasn't feeling well and so he needed some Mommy snuggles on the couch with a show. We snuggled up together most of the day and watched movies, sang songs, played games on a tablet and napped. I love being a Mom to my kids. To me #BeautyIs … [Read more...]

Fronto $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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We all love free money, right? Well here is an app that lets you make money for doing simple things that don't really require much effort. Read the details of the Fronto app and enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Fronto Earn Money When Your Phone is Locked     Fronto is an Android mobile app that allows you to earn rewards just by waking up your phone. Just swipe. That’s it!  But we all know that bloggers are addicted to their phones, so I was thinking, how is this going … [Read more...]

Into the Woods Poster

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I'm a big Into the Woods fan! I've never seen it on the stage, but I've seen the movie of the Broadway stage and I know the music. For the most part, this is such a funny, funny musical. I'm really excited to see it come to the big screen. I wonder if it'll still be as funny because they sure have an interesting cast of characters! I'm a little sad that Johnny Depp's role is so small, but I'll love it while it is happening. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers … [Read more...]