My 2015 Fall Television Line Up on #XFINITY X1 #XFINITYreviewer

Fargo season two

Fall premiere season is here! As much as I dislike saying goodbye to warm summer days, I love saying hello to the fall television line-up. With the return of some of my favorites, and a list of interesting new series, the 2015/2016 season is already shaping up to be an exciting one. Below is a list of twelve 2015 fall/winter series that are set to record on my DVR: Fargo (FX) The Blacklist … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Burnt #BurntMovie

Burnt movie 2015

Chef Adam Jones (Bradley Cooper) had it all – and lost it. A two-star Michelin rockstar with the bad habits to match, the former enfant terrible of the Paris restaurant scene did everything different every time out, and only ever cared about the thrill of creating explosions of taste. To land his own kitchen and that third elusive Michelin star though, he’ll need the best of the best on his side, … [Read more...]

Enter to win the Complete Season Six of Modern Family on DVD #ModernFamilyInsiders

Modern Family

Are you a fan of the ABC's Modern Family? I am. What I enjoy most about this series, is just like real life, it can be the funniest, and even the best when there's a little chaos. It's hard for me to believe that Modern Family is currently airing it's seventh season. Time sure flies when you're having fun. If you're like me, and enjoy reliving all of the mishaps and laughs, you can purchase season … [Read more...]

Enter to win SPY Starring Melissa McCarthy, on Blu-ray & DVD 9/29/15 #SpyInsiders

Spy on blu-ray

We recently celebrated the digital release of Spy, starring Melissa McCarthy with a fun Summer Spies Night in Viewing Party. The movie was a big hit with my girls and their friends. At no surprise to me, I think the movie is hilarious. McCarthy is a favorite of mine, and Spy is definitely one of her best performances to date. Though she certainly doesn't carry the movie alone - Spy also has an … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Back in Time #BTTF

Back to the Future movies

The documentary film Back in Time is, at its heart, a look at the very real impact the Back to the Future movies have had on our culture. What was once a little idea that spawned a tightly-focused documentary has grown into something truly amazing over two years of filming. Back in Time is a cinematic monument to the vastness of the trilogy’s fandom. In addition to the footage and interviews … [Read more...]

Our Summer Spies Night In viewing party & movie review #SpiesNightIn #SpyInsiders

spy movie

Queen of Comedy Melissa McCarthy “in her funniest movie yet” (Leonard Maltin, embarks on the mission of a lifetime as secret agent Susan Cooper in SPY. Despite having solid field training, CIA analyst Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) has spent her entire career as a desk jockey, working hand-in-hand with dashing agent Bradley Fine (Jude Law). Using high-tech equipment and … [Read more...]

I’m hosting a Summer Spies Night In Party #SpyInsider #SpiesNightIn

spy on blu-ray

I am a self proclaimed Melissa McCarthy junkie! Every movie, every tv show, I can't seem to get enough of her talent or her beauty. Join me this Friday night September 4th, in celebration of the Digital release of "Spy". Queen of Comedy Melissa McCarthy “in her funniest movie yet” (Leonard Maltin, embarks on the mission of a lifetime as secret agent Susan Cooper in SPY. … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek @ Walt Disney Animation Studio’s #Zootopia

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin) … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday


Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Bought and arranged new flowers in our front yard. 02. Made plans to visit the Smokey Mountains on Labor Day weekend. 03. Was awake way too late on a weeknight watching a Mike & Molly marathon. 04. Enjoyed an evening with my parents and our granddaughters. 05. Took the girls to the park. 06. Had a great time visiting and having … [Read more...]

Ten Summer Must See Movies & $200 Fandango Gift Card Giveaway #FandangoFamily


The summer movie season is once again upon us. With Marvel already smashing it's way through the competition with Avengers: Age of Ultron it's off to a real exciting start! We have mega reboots (Jurassic World, Mad Max: Fury Road), and new installments of some popular franchises (Minions, Mission: Impossible 5) to look forward to, and let's not forget some new and exciting ideas (Tomorrowland, … [Read more...]

First look @ what’s new on #NBC (Fall 2015/16)

New Show on NBC Blindspot, COACH, Heartbreaker

I'm excited to share some of NBC's 2015-16 NEW lineup! Below is the first look at some of the new Fall shows – Blindspot, Heartbreaker, The Player and People Are Talking... I even have a few trailers share! Also, get ready for several fun new comedies - Coach (where Craig T. Nelson will reprise his iconic role), Crowded (starring Patrick Warburton and Carrie Preston), Eva Longoria’s Hot & … [Read more...]

Hot Pursuit Movie Prize Pack Giveaway & Sweepstakes #ad #HotPursuit


I recently shared the official Warner Bros. Pictures Hot Pursuit 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. I love to laugh, so I tend to watch a lot of comedies. Also, wanting to support strong female-led movies, this one has been on my radar for some time. About the movie: An uptight and … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Hot Pursuit #HotPursuit


An uptight and by-the-book cop (Reese Witherspoon) tries to protect the sexy and outgoing widow (Sofía Vergara) of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen. Check out the trailer! Directed by: Anne Fletcher Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, John Carroll Lynch, Rob Kazinsky, Richard T. Jones. In theaters: May 8, 2015 I've been … [Read more...]

Clear your calendar for #XFINITY #Watchathon week #XFINITYreviewer


Are you a binge watcher? I am! In-fact I'll admit to being the queen of "just one more episode". When I fall into a series I want to keep going, not wait a week to see what happens next. If you can relate than you need to start clearing your calender for this year's Xfinity Watchathon Week (April 6-12)! Get your snacks ready, and get comfy because Xfinity is Offering access to 215 shows … [Read more...]

Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Digital Family Movie Night Giveaway #VPMovieNight


Our recent Family Movie Night included dinner, arts & crafts and a digital copy of Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb. It was actually the second time that we've watched this movie. Only this time we had a house full of kids. It was so much fun. We all really enjoyed Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. It's one we're happy to have added to our collection. Filled with fun … [Read more...]

The Mysteries of Laura: Q&A with show writers & co-producer #NBC #MysteriesofLaura

The Mysteries of Laura

Amanda Green (Co-EP), Margaret Easley (Writer) and Laura Putney (Writer) from The Mysteries of Laura were recently available for a fun blogger Q&A. I wasn't able to attend due to a scheduling conflict, but I am able to share some great highlights from the conversation. Operator: Our first question comes from the line of Rebecca Fry from My Spartan Life. Please go ahead. Rebecca Fry: … [Read more...]

Our Night at the Museum Family Movie Night #Night3MovieNight


We recently celebrated the release of Night at the Museum:Secret of the Tomb onto Blur-ray with a fun Night at the Museum movie marathon. We watched the previous two first, Night at the Museum, and Night at the Museum:Battle of the Smithsonian, then took at break for dinner (Pizza Hut Pizza) and a few fun Night at the Museum activity sheets. It was a great way to spend an afternoon and … [Read more...]

What I’m recording: MARCH MADNESS! Xfinity x1 #XfinityReviewer


It's that time of year: The NCAA college basketball tournament also known as March Madness is upon us! As basketball fans fill their brackets, I'm making plans to fill my Xfinity X1 DVR with a ton of Spring/Summer TV Premieres. Already on my calender are: Tuesday, March 17 9:00 p.m. - IZOMBIE - the CW 9:30 p.m. - ONE BIG HAPPY - NBC Sunday, April 5 10:00 p.m. - AMERICAN ODYSSEY - … [Read more...]

Movies to Celebrate Women’s History Month


March is Women’s History Month! In reflection of this, I'd like to share a list of movies to celebrate the power of women in film. Whether you're looking for inspiration, strength, or a good laugh, this list has you covered. Zero Dark Thirty (2013) Whether or not you believe torture was vital to the hunt for Bin Laden, Jessica Chastain is awesome in her role as a female CIA operative … [Read more...]

Vince Vaughn & Co-stars make stock photos look cool #StarStock #UnfinishedBusiness


Vince Vaughn and his Unfinished Business co-stars are featured in a set of cheesy Stock Photos and the results are totally awesome! In-fact they are the best thing I've seen on the web all week. Brought to you by Twentieth Century Fox and iStock by Getty Images, the hilarious (photoshopped) photos are available for free download—for editorial use only. Twelve images are being released over … [Read more...]

My Top Ten Movies To Watch On Valentines Day


I LOVE movies of every genre, but when it comes to Valentine's Day, I'm all about the romance. February is pretty cold here in Michigan, so Valentine's Day is the perfect time to get comfy, snuggle under a blanket, and enjoy a movie. Below is my top ten list of movies to watch on Valentines Day. Whether you're looking for a romantic comedy, or drama this list has something for everyone, even … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, #UnfinishedBusiness


A business trip to Europe goes disastrously awry for a small-business owner (Vince Vaughn) and his associates (Tom Wilkinson, Dave Franco), who are hoping to close the most important deal of their lives. Director: Ken Scott Cast: Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, Tom Wilkinson, David C. Bunners, Sienna Miller, and James Marsden. In theaters: March 6, 2015 Hilarious! The more I see of … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Universal Pictures’ #Minions

Minions movie trailer

Ever since the dawn of time, the Minions have lived to serve the most despicable of masters. From T. rex to Napoleon, the easily distracted tribe has helped the biggest and the baddest of villains. Now, join protective leader Kevin, teenage rebel Stuart and lovable little Bob on a global road trip where they'll earn a shot to work for a new boss-the world's first female super-villain-and try to … [Read more...]