New Sing Holiday Video, Activity Sheets & Prize Package Giveaway #SingMovie

I recently shared a look at Universal Pictures’ new movie Sing. Today I’m excited to share a fun new holiday video, free activity sheets and a Sing prize package giveaway that includes a $25 Fandango Gift Card. Don’t let fear stop you from doing the thing you love. Watch the new holiday video featuring a special message from Grammy Award-nominated Tori Kelly and don’t miss SING in theaters … [Read more...]

A Look At Disney/Pixar’s CARS 3 #Cars3

From this moment, everything will change. Check out the first official teaser trailer for Disney/Pixar’s CARS 3! Wow, I have a feeling this is going to be fantastic! We love Cars around here. The first two movies were a lot of fun. I'm sure we will be seeing this one on the big screen. How about you? Is your family a fan of the first two films? Will you be seeing Cars 3 when it opens in … [Read more...]

Himalayan Salt Lamp Review

It's no secret that I have been struggling with stress, insomnia and a little anxiety lately. Hence, my lack of blog updates. The thing is, I don't really have a reason to be feeling this way. My life is actually pretty amazing. Turns out what I have been feeling is all part of that lovely gift us women receive as we age, often in our late forties and early fifties. We are all about keeping … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Put up our Christmas tree 2.Made a vegan green-bean casserole from scratch (way better than the soup recipe) 3.Finished re-watching Weeds from the beginning (still disliked the last season) 4.Tried two vegan chocolate chip cookie recipes and didn't like either 5.Enjoyed a nice Thanksgiving with family and friends 6.Had two fun visits with our … [Read more...]

Our Nine Lives Movie Night & Giveaway #CatHomeMovieNight #NineLivesInsiders #Ninelives

An all-star cast, a collection of cats, whats not to love? Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, and Christopher Walken star in this purr-fect family comedy. Nine Lives is sure to make a cat-lover out of everyone as you and your family enjoy all of Mr. FuzzyPants' hijinks! Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment has let this cat out of the bag, Nine lives is available now on Digital HD, on Blu-ray & … [Read more...]

COMET Insider, November Giveaway

Heads up, flying saucers and robots have invaded Five Dollar Shake, as I am now an official COMET Insider! What is Comet? COMET is a new free network dedicated to science fiction and horror programming, playing the best cult classics, sci-fi adventures and shocking horror tales sure to send a shiver down your spine! Available on television digi-networks and online at CometTV.com, COMET offers … [Read more...]

Holiday Movie Double Feature DVD Giveaway #HolidayMagic

Tis the season to bring home some holiday cheer with Santa’s Apprentice and The Magic Snowflake arriving as a special DVD double feature, as well as individually on DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment and The Weinstein Company. Both family-friendly animated tales are also available individually on Digital HD and On Demand. Based on the animated television series “SantApprentice,” the perfect gift … [Read more...]

Five Things We Love About The Toyota Sienna #DriveToyota

So fancy that Toyota calls the Sienna the "Swagger Wagon", but when I see it, I see a van. A nice, good-looking, modern van, but a van none the less. I've never been a big fan of minivans or vans. In-fact this was my second time ever driving one. Even though it would not be my choice for day-in and day-out, the 2016 Toyota Sienna has a lot of smart and amazing features. Some of which I was pretty … [Read more...]

Sing Saturday – Attend a Free Screening Thanksgiving Weekend #SingMovie

In partnership with AMC Theatres, Illumination Entertainment is inviting fans nationwide to schedule a FREE day at the movies with #SingMovie over Thanksgiving weekend. Visit SingSaturday.com to SING your way to theaters over the holiday weekend! Tickets for “SING Saturday” screenings are available on a first-come, first-served basis to the first 200 moviegoers in line at participating AMC … [Read more...]

Two Easy Ways to Help Michigan Children in Foster Care with Wendy’s

Make a difference in the lives of Michigan children in foster care by visiting participating Wendy's® Tuesday, November 15th. 15% of all sales after 4pm will be donated to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption® signature program, Wendy's Wonderful Kids® to help Michigan children find their forever homes. Thinking of trying Uber? Fist time riders can use the code "4Adoption" to score a free … [Read more...]

Free Alpha and Omega The Big Freeze Activities

Alpha and Omega The Big Freeze is available on DVD and Digital Download today, and to celebrate that release here’s a new activities button for fans to enjoy! … [Read more...]

Get A Free Roku Streaming Stick with Feeln

Give yourself a gift that you'll enjoy through 2018! For a limited time, if you sign up for a 2-year subscription for Feeln, they'll send you a Roku® Streaming Stick®* absolutely free. Watch all the movies and series you love on your big screen, hand-held devices, or computer for only $2.71 a month! We have been using our Roku for a couple of years now, and LOVE it. This is a great … [Read more...]

Our #WhatULuv Party & Luvs New Ultra Leakguards with Nightlock Plus #ad

I recently had the opportunity to partner with Luvs to throw a #whatuluv party with a few close friends and family. It was a great reason to host a get together that included moms and little ones, and to also share about Luvs New Ultra Leakguards with Nightlock Plus®. Once we were all together, I realized we all have had or about to have two babies. We talked a lot about how different and … [Read more...]

A Look At Universal Pictures’ Sing #SingMovie

Illumination has captivated audiences all over the world with the beloved hits Despicable Me, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, now the second-highest-grossing animated movie in history. Following the release of this summer’s comedy blockbuster The Secret Life of Pets, Illumination presents Sing this holiday season. With its highly relatable characters, heart and humor, the … [Read more...]

Trolls, in theaters 11/4 & $25 gift card & Sun-Maid Giveaway #DreamWorksTrolls

From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, who have a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are … [Read more...]

Family Halloween classics on FandangoNOW and Gift Code Giveaway

Getting ready for Halloween? Not to worry, Fandango has you covered! First – get inspired with Family Halloween classics on FandangoNOW, that are available for rental for just $1.99 titles include "Harry Potter", "Hotel Transylvania", "Casper" and are already available for spooky family fun! Second – make your Halloween costume ideas come to life – Fandango will help you to get ready from head … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The Boss Baby #TheBossBaby

DreamWorks Animation and the director of Madagascar invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, DreamWorks' The Boss Baby. The Boss Baby is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly … [Read more...]

Boo It Forward This Halloween with Ghostbusters & Walmart #BooItForward #ad

I love this time of year. I love the fall colors, cooler weather, bonfires, and all the spooky Halloween fun that October brings. From witches, black cats to ghosts and goblins, I'm all in. Of-course October is also the best time to ask yourself and your friends "who ya gonna call?".. because Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters: Answer The Call Extended Edition are now available on Blu-ray, DVD, and … [Read more...]

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at the Fox Theatre #Detroit (pre-sale tickets!)

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! coming to The Fox Theatre in Detroit on Sunday, April 9th at 2pm. Tickets (starting at $22 plus … [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...]

Vegan Sweet Potato & Mushroom Shepherd’s Pie #VeganFoodShare

Ingredients: 5 medium sweet potatoes, scrubbed 1 cup brown or green lentils, washed and picked over 3/4 cup uncooked steel cut oats 1 + teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 pound mushrooms, divided 1 large carrot, chopped 1 celery stalk, chopped 1 medium yellow onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1/4 cup red wine 1 tablespoon tomato paste 1 tablespoon soy sauce 3/4 cup low-sodium vegetable … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Took one of our cats to the vet for an allergic reaction. 2.Started fall cleaning. Cleaned our baseboards, and under and behind all furniture and appliances. 3.Bought tickets to see Billy Gardell in November. 4.Watched the pilot episodes of This is Us, and Pitch. I really liked them both. 5.Bought a few new Halloween decorations. 6.Tried a new … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Doctor Strange, New Movie Feature & Images #DoctorStrange

Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch), a young, arrogant surgeon with a promising career, loses his ability to operate after a terrible accident. Despondent and suicidal, Dr. Strange seeks advice from a mystical being known as the Ancient One and learns that he is the newly designated Sorcerer Supreme, responsible for protecting the planet from evil. With his girlfriend Clea and his loyal … [Read more...]

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