Free Build-A-Bear Story Time In-store Events

In celebration of National Tell A Fairy Tale Day, Build-A-Bear Workshop is hosting three free Story Time events in U.S. and Canada stores this weekend! Bear Builders at locations across the country will read Goldilocks and the Three Build-A-Bears—a classic fairytale with a fun twist—to Guests on the following dates and times Friday, 2/24 at 4 p.m. Saturday, 2/25 at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, 2/26 … [Read more...]

Our Fifty Shades Darker Masquerade-themed Party & Spicy Red Room Punch Recipe

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker, the second chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “Fifty Shades” phenomenon. The new installment arrives for Valentine’s Day and invites you to slip into something a shade darker. "When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new … [Read more...]

YEAH BABY! by Jillian Michaels Giveaway #YeahBabyBook

You know Jillian Michaels as the world’s leading fitness expert and a renowned nutritionist; but she’s also a proud mother of two. In Yeah Baby!, Jillian, along with her team of top-notch experts, will change everything you think you know about pregnancy, arming you with the most cutting-edge information available, so you can make the right choices for you and your little one. They will help you … [Read more...]

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children Trailer, Images & Giveaway #StayPeculiar

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake realizes that safety is an illusion, and … [Read more...]

The Protector, By Jodi Ellen Malpas Prize Pack Giveaway #TheProtector

The new novel from the #1 Bestselling Author of The This Man Trilogy and One Night Trilogy, The Protector, by Jodi Ellen Malpas is now available in stores and online. People think they have Camille Logan nailed: daddy's girl; beautiful, spoiled young woman with her father's bank balance to fund her lifestyle. But Camille is determined to have a life free from his strings. Out on her own, she's … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back #JackReacherMovie

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back follows the title character as he returns to Virginia to meet the head of his former unit. But she's missing, he's being charged with a crime committed nearly 20 years ago, and he may even have a daughter. Making things right will lead him on a cross-country chase to uncover the truth - and maybe even a family. Director: Edward Zwick Writers: Lee Child, Marshall … [Read more...]

Alice Through The Looking Glass Director James Bobin Talks The Character of Time, Paying Tribute To The Book & Bloomers

Disney’s Alice Through the Looking Glass is now in theaters everywhere. One of the many talents behind this wonderful and whimsy film is director James Bobin. James Bobin is an English film director, writer, and producer. He worked as a director and writer on Da Ali G Show and helped create the characters of Ali G, Borat, and Brüno. We had the honor to meet with and interview James Bobin while in … [Read more...]

Five ways to win at Mother’s Day for under $10

Looking to wow her on Mother's Day, while staying on a tight budget? Here are five nice gift ideas, each for $10 or under. Homemade dessert I know baking from scratch isn't for everyone, but there are some pretty impressive box mixes on the grocery store shelf these days. Bottle of wine You can dress it up with a towel, a candle and a note saying to enjoy a long warm bath. A new book You … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children #StayPeculiar

From visionary director Tim Burton, and based upon the best-selling novel, comes an unforgettable motion picture experience. When Jake discovers clues to a mystery that spans alternate realities and times, he uncovers a secret refuge known as Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children. As he learns about the residents and their unusual abilities, Jake realizes that safety is an illusion, and … [Read more...]

Don’t waste any more time…check out the new spectacular look @ Alice Through The Looking Glass

Last night you lost an hour to Daylight Savings…or perhaps it was stolen? Don’t waste any more time...check out the new TV spot from Disney's all-new spectacular adventure ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS, starring Johnny Depp, Anne Hathaway, Mia Wasikowska and Helena Bonham Carter, opening in theaters May 27th. In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure … [Read more...]

A little something for everyone @ The Next Chapter Bookstore & Bistro #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

Our most recent Restaurant.Com find took us to downtown Northville, Michigan. A very charming town filled with old-fashioned street lamps, out door benches, and a nice collection of restaurants, and small shops. Tucked inside a small historic building we paid "The Next Chapter Bookstore and Bistro" a visit for brunch. From the outside this bookstore/bistro doesn't really look like much. Once … [Read more...]

The Immortals by Jordanna Max Brodsky Prize Pack Giveaway #OlympusBound

Manhattan has many secrets. Some are older than the city itself. The city sleeps. Selene DiSilva walks her dog along the banks of the Hudson. She is alone—just the way she likes it. She doesn't believe in friends, and she doesn't speak to her family. Most of them are simply too dangerous. In the predawn calm, Selene finds the body of a young woman washed ashore, gruesomely mutilated and wreathed … [Read more...]

#TheMarvels Book & Prize Pack Giveaway #ad

From the Caldecott Medal–winning creator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret and Wonderstruck comes a breathtaking new voyage. In this magnificent reimagining of the form he originated, two stand-alone stories—the first in nearly 400 pages of continuous pictures, the second in prose—together create a beguiling narrative puzzle. The journey begins on a ship at sea in 1766, with a boy named Billy … [Read more...]

Enter to win a copy of #EverybodyRise by Stephanie Clifford & a $50 BaubleBar gift card #ad

Everybody Rise, by Stephanie Clifford is in stores August 18, 2015! “A masterful tale of social climbing and entrenched class distinctions, as seen through the eyes of an outsider who desperately wants in. Tense, hilarious, and bursting with gorgeous language. Stephanie Clifford is a 21st-century Edith Wharton.” – J. Courtney Sullivan, New York Times bestselling author of The … [Read more...]

Enter to win a Top of the Food Chain prize pack, #Trollhunters by horror film legend Guillermo del Toro & Daniel Kraus #ad

FTC Disclosure: Information was provided as part of an ongoing relationship in which free products and compensation are often received. All opinions expressed are honest and my own. All samples & prizing for this post are provided by Disney-Hyperion. Guillermo del Toro has put his talents (writing, producing & directing) behind several successful movies and television series, like Rise … [Read more...]

Enter to win a Paper Towns movie prize pack #PaperTowns #ad

I recently shared the official 20th Century Fox’s Paper Towns trailer and movie info with my readers. Today I have a fun prize pack giveaway that includes a $25 Visa gift card to go see the movie. Starring: Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Austin Abrams, Halston Sage, Justice Smith and adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green ("The Fault in Our Stars"), PAPER TOWNS is a … [Read more...]

Jurassic World, Prize Pack Giveaway #1 #TeamJurassic #JurassicWorld

I'm so excited to be on #TeamJurassic! Being on the team means I will be able to share several posts on Jurassic World (in theaters June 12) that include exclusive info, images and reader giveaways. How cool is that?! Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic … [Read more...]

Enter to Win – True Meaning of Smekday, the book that inspired HOME, & Smek for President #Smekday #Home

The book that inspired HOME, now a major motion picture! ABOUT TRUE MEANING OF SMEKDAY It all starts with a school essay. When twelve-year-old Gratuity (“Tip”) Tucci is assigned to write five pages on “The True Meaning of Smekday” for the National Time Capsule contest, she’s not sure where to begin. When her mom started telling everyone about the messages aliens were sending through a … [Read more...]

The Longest Ride movie clip & prize pack giveaway #Longestride

I recently share the official trailer for Nicolas Spark's newest movie, based on his novel The Longest Ride. A movie that I'm really looking forward to seeing. Based on the bestselling novel by master storyteller Nicholas Sparks, THE LONGEST RIDE centers on the star-crossed love affair between Luke, a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and Sophia, a college student who … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Tried a new recipe (slow cooker beef stew) and loved it. 2. Praised our teenage daughter for having all A's. 3. Watched two new pilot series (Secrets & Lies, Battle Creek), and liked them both. 4. Played three games of Monopoly Jr. with my granddaughter. 5. Started reading a new book (Wild). 6. Had a sinus headache for three days. 7. … [Read more...]

The Zodiac Legacy: Convergence #ZodiacLegacy

Stan Lee presents a brand new, magical, super-powered adventure! When twelve magical superpowers are unleashed on the world, a Chinese-America teenager named Steven will be thrown into the middle of an epic global chase. He’ll have to master strange powers, outrun super-powered mercenaries, and unlock the mysterious powers of the Zodiac. Book 1: The Zodiac Legacy by Stan Lee, Stuart Moore & … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday #Insurgent

Now on the run from Jeanine (Kate Winslet) and the rest of the power-hungry Erudites, Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) search for allies and answers in the ruins of Chicago. They must find out what Tris' family sacrificed their lives to protect and why the Erudites will do anything to stop them. Side by side, Tris and Four face one seemingly insurmountable challenge after another, as … [Read more...]

On set interviews, Liana Liberato & Luke Bracey #TheBestofMe

During my recent visit on the set of Nicholas Sparks’ latest movie; The Best Of Me (in theaters 10/17), I had the chance to sit down with a select group of bloggers, to interview two of the films costars; Liana Liberato (young Amanda) and Luke Bracey (young Dawson). Two very nice, up and coming actors, that were more than generous with their time and thoughts on the film. Blogger: So, how old … [Read more...]

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