Our New Gathering Place, Rosie O’ Grady’s #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

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I must have driven past Rosie O' Grady's a dozen times or more since they opened. Thanks to surfing Restaurant.com, my family now has a new place to gather for some laughs and really good food. It was a beautiful evening, so we opted to sit outside. They have a rather large outdoor seating area with a covered, and lit patio, a tv, and a separate bar. The nice seating around a couple of fire-pits … [Read more...]

Celebrate America @ Light Up the Point @cedarpoint #GetToThePoint #IheartCP

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Attention local, and Ohio readers! Looking for a spectacular way to celebrate the 4th of July this year? Consider visiting one of my family’s favorite places on earth – Cedar Point. There is also a great ticket deal and even free admission for U.S. Armed Forces. A Fourth of July celebration doesn’t have to last one day, especially when celebrating at Cedar Point! Four days of festivities await … [Read more...]

The Secret Life of Pets Character Clip, PetMOJI App & Prize Pack Giveaway #TheSecretLifeofPets

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I recently shared the new official trailer and movie poster for The Secret Life of Pets. Today, I'm excited to share fun new meet the character clips, PetMOJI App, and a fun Prize Pack giveaway with my readers. For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Lasagna Recipe & Kitchen Clean up #ScrubCloth

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubCloth #CollectiveBias It took our daughter over a year to ease her way into living a vegan lifestyle. As her parents, we do what we can to be supportive. One of the biggest adjustments has been meal planning. Most of her meals take a lot longer to prepare and cook. Then there is the … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Took the teens to see a late night showing of The Conjuring 2. I didn't think it was nearly as good as the first movie. 2.Baked a batch of vegan blueberry muffins. They were really good. Recipe hack coming soon. 3.Worried about my husband while he worked a 16 hour day in 90'soemthing degree weather and high humidity. 4.Went to church and … [Read more...]

Tips On Planning The Perfect Mother/Daughter Day With Your Teen

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Find Your #Aah #CollectiveBias Between being a mom, having a full time job, a blog, and keeping up with the household, my life has been crazy busy lately. As hectic as my schedule can get, being a mom is by far the most important job on my list. So time spend with my girls is precious. Here … [Read more...]

Our Eddie The Eagle Movie Night #EddieInsiders #EddieBingo #FHEInsiders

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Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael “Eddie” Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself – even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The Secret Life of Pets #TheSecretLifeofPets

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The Secret Life of Pets comes from the studio that brought you Despicable Me and Minions. For their fifth fully-animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead after we leave for work or school each day. Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their … [Read more...]

The Battle For Cedar Point Is On! #GetToThePoint #IheartCP

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The virtual realm of augmented reality collides with the tangible, traditional guest visit to Cedar Point with the debut of “The Battle for Cedar Point,” an interactive, competitive gaming experience inside the new Cedar Point mobile app. “Cedar Point is once again redefining what the guest experience is like. The Battle for Cedar Point is interactive, it’s immersive and most importantly, it’s … [Read more...]

Backyard BBQ Hacks & GEDC’s ‘Show Us Your Summer Smile!’ Social Media Contest

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The first day of summer is right around the corner, which means the majority of us will regularly indulge in delicious BBQ food with our close friends and family. However, as you’re probably aware, BBQ food isn’t always the easiest on your teeth, or your smile. Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC) is sharing Backyard BBQ tips to be sure your summer smile is always looking clean: Take … [Read more...]

Everyone Gets What They Want @ Rosa Mexicana Resturante #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

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We are a pretty easy going family. We agree on almost everything, except when it comes to dinner. Especially, when it comes to eating out. So, how do you satisfy four teens that can't make-up their minds on Mexican, or Italian, and two adults on a budget? You pull out a smartphone, check the Restaurant.com app, that's how! That is how we found Rosa's Mexicana Resturante, and it's located only a … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The New Teaser Trailer & Poster for Disney’s MOANA

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Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows why. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new feature film “Moana” is about an adventurous teenager who, with help from demigod Maui, sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder … [Read more...]

7 Things On Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Gone to to work on less than three hours of sleep. 2.Stressed too much over things that I can not change. 3.Enjoyed dinner and playing cards with my parents. 4.Made a batch of steak pulled beef. 5.Finally had time to pick-up a prize I won on Mother's Day. 6.Had a fun sleepover visit with our almost two year old granddaughter. 7.Left work early … [Read more...]

Enter to Win Eddie the Eagle on Blu-ray #EddieInsiders

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Inspired by true events, this high-flying, feel-good story is sure to warm your heart and cool down your summer! Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards - an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper, enlists the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming an Olympian. Cut from the Olympic ski team, British athlete Michael "Eddie" Edwards travels to Germany to test … [Read more...]

Disney’s Zootopia Available Now on DVD, Digital & Blu-ray with Exciting Bonus Features #ZootopiaBluray

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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 rookie Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the … [Read more...]

The 2016 Toyota Avalon, A Family Sedan You Can Get Excited About #DriveToyota

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When you think about family size sedans, the first thing that comes to mind is practical. The description doesn't exactly scream excitement. A statement I would have agreed with, until recently when I was asked to drive the 2016 Toyota Avalon for a week to review. With its combination of comfort, quality and performance, the 2016 Toyota Avalon is one of the most impressive cars on the market. I … [Read more...]

Exclusive Interview with Raymond Persi, Story Artist & the voice of “Flash” #ZootopiaBluray

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Have you seen Zootopia? Being the 4th animated film in history to cross over the $1 Billion mark, chances are you have. As mentioned in my previous interview post with Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Clark Spencer a popular favorite scene takes place at the Zootopia DMV. I have to agree, it's a favorite of mine as well. I laugh out loud every-time I see it. That Flash is a real scene stealer! I don't … [Read more...]

First Look @ Live-action Re-telling Disney’s Beauty and The Beast #BeOurGuest

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I'm super excited to share the first sneak peek of Disney’s upcoming live-action re-telling of Beauty And The Beast. This first glimpse at the highly anticipated film based on the animated classic which refashions the iconic characters and musical numbers from the tale as old as time looks fantastic. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic … [Read more...]

The Art of Animation-An Interview With Renato Dos Anjos & Chad Sellers #ZootopiaBluray

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As I've shared, my recent trip to LA included attending a special press-day event for the in-home release of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ box-office hit Zootopia. Part of our day was spent with the very talented Renato Dos Anjos and Chad Sellers of the animation department. Renato dos Anjos, currently the head of animation at Walt Disney Animation Studios. His previous worked at Sony Pictures … [Read more...]

Interview with Byron Howard (Director), Rich Moore (Director) & Clark Spencer (Producer) of Zootopia

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My recent trip to LA also included attending a special press-day event for the in-home release of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ box-office hit Zootopia. We had the opportunity to meet with and interviewing the creative team behind the film. Here are the highlights of our interview with Byron Howard (Director), Rich Moore (Director) & Clark Spencer (Producer). Q: Tell me about Africa. … [Read more...]

Exclusive Interview, Producer Suzanne Todd – Alice Through The Looking Glass #ThroughTheLookingGlassEvent

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While attending the Alice Through The Looking Glass Event in L.A., our group of bloggers had the chance to sit down and interview the movie's producer, Suzanne Todd. It was a great conversation that included women in film, learning from the past, and there was even a surprise gift of shoes. Suzanne Todd is an American film and television producer whose movies have grossed over two billion dollars … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Flew to LA for the red carpet premiere event of Alice Through The looking Glass. It was an amazing experience. 2.Was on the red carpet at the same time as Johnny Depp. As you can see from my photo, we are now best friends. 3.Had a great time participating in exciting interviews and meeting new blog friends. Lot's of fun blog posts coming … [Read more...]

Disney’s Alice Through The looking Glass, Now Playing in Theatres Everywhere

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In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, who brings his own unique vision to the spectacular world Tim Burton created on screen in 2010 with “Alice in … [Read more...]