Take Control with the 2017 Mazda CX-5, Zoom Zoom! #DrivingMatters @MazdaUSA #ad

I recently spent a week driving the 2017 Mazda CX-5 Touring. The 2017 Mazda CX-5 Touring is a fresh newly updated model, while a lot of the cabin design is carried over from last year’s model (premium cloth seats, heated and powered seats, push button start), the exterior features a slightly more bold look, such as it's sleeker front-end, grill and headlights. When it comes to reviewing new … [Read more...]

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...]

Spring 2017 Fandango Gift Card Giveaway

Let’s celebrate this spring’s most anticipated movies with a fun giveaway! Looks like the spring of 2017 is going to be another great season for movie fans. There will definitely be something for everyone on the big screen. March 31, The Boss Baby Alec Baldwin, Kevin Spacey, Lisa Kudrow, and Jimmy Kimmel lend their voices to this animated comedy about a baby who battles an evil CEO. Based on a … [Read more...]

NEW Beauty and The Beast Featurettes & Free Coloring Sheets #BeOurGuestevent #BeautyAndTheBeast

With BEAUTY AND THE BEAST releasing into theatres everywhere next month (March 17th), I'm excited to share two new video feature and a set of free coloring sheets with my readers. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original … [Read more...]

Rock Dog Trailer, Free Printables & Prize Package Giveaway #RockDog

When a radio falls from the sky into the hands of a wide-eyed Tibetan Mastiff, he leaves home to fulfill his dream of becoming a musician, setting into motion a series of completely unexpected events. Check out this cast! Luke Wilson (Bodi), Eddie Izzard (Angus), J.K. Simmons (Khampa), Lewis Black (Linnux), Kenan Thompson (Riff), Mae Whitman (Darma), Jorge Garcia (Germur), with Matt Dillon … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Lentil Loaf #VeganFoodShare

Think going vegan means you have to give up the classic comfort foods? This easy lentil loaf is a great replacement for those that love old fashion meat loaf, but want to stick to a plant based diet. Ingredients: 1 medium size onion 1 cup frozen vegetables 1/2 cup of walnuts finely chopped 2 cups of cooked mashed lentils 1 cup vegan crackers (smashed) or bread crumbs 3 tbs apple sauce 4 tbs … [Read more...]

The LEGO Batman Movie Review

A few days ago my family had the privilege of catching a sneak peek of the Lego Batman movie. My family was totally excited because we loved The Lego Movie! So, I'm going to fill you in if you should see this film! Gotham City as Batman (Will Arnett) knows it is in a state of chaos. If Batman wants to save his beloved city from the Joker (Zach Galifianakis), he is going to have to do some … [Read more...]

ONLY AIRING ON CometTV.com in February

Comet TV has all the spine tingling beasts you can sink your teeth into this February! From the classic adolescent werewolf trials and tribulations of Teen Wolf to the outer world invasion of Species, they have them all. There’s Empire of the Ants, Strange Invaders and how can we forget The Vampires on Bikini Beach? Classic Sci-fi and horror for beasts of all ages! After Midnight … [Read more...]

LEGO Batman Movie Prize Package Giveaway #ad

This post is brought to you in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures. In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Was invited back to L.A. for a major press junket. Blog post coming soon. 2.Received my family's DNA results from Ancestry .com . So interesting! 3.Came home to a nasty mess from our dog being sick while we were at work. 4.Enjoyed a sleepover visit with our granddaughter. 5.Started watching The Catch & Baby Daddy on-demand to prepare for … [Read more...]

Win Passes To The Advance Screening of THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE #Detroit

Attention local Metro Detroit readers, I have your chance to win a family-4-pack of passes to an advance screening of THE LEGO BATMAN MOVIE on Tuesday, February 7th at 7PM at the MJR Troy Grand Digital Cinema 16. THE LEGO® BATMAN MOVIE: In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman (Will Arnett) … [Read more...]

A Look @ The LEGO Batman Movie & Movie App Game Trailer #LEGOBatmanMovie

This post is brought to you in partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures. Our teenage daughter has been a big fan of all things Batman since she was little. As she grew, so did her love for all things Gotham. She even named her cat Harleen Quinzel, a.k.a Harley Quinn. Though Gotham brings a large variety of colorful characters, at the heart of the city, is always Batman. And of all the Batmans, on … [Read more...]

Everyday Fun With The First Years Disney Collection

Make new adventures and milestones easier and more fun for little ones with The First Years Disney Collection! From first cups to bath time fun and potty training, these beloved characters will be with your toddler every step of the way providing encouragement for successful development. All with a dash of Disney magic! We recently received the above "The First Years Disney Collection" products … [Read more...]

First Look @ Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Character Posters #BeautyAndTheBeast

I recently shared the first official trailer for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, today I'm excited to share the first look at the character posters, as well as the motion poster. My family is really looking forward to seeing this live-action adaptation of one of our all time favorite classics. Disney's Beauty and the Beast cast include: Emma Watson as Belle, Dan Stevens as the Beast, Dan Stevens … [Read more...]

The 2017 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid, Knows No Limits #DriveToyota

I’ll be honest, when I think of mid-size, SUVs or crossovers that can handle winter conditions here in Michigan, the word Hybrid has never crossed my mind, though the name Toyota sure has. I've had the pleasure of reviewing several vehicles from Toyota over the years, and they never disappoint. I just recently spent a week driving the 2017 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid, and it just so happen to be a week … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Enjoyed an afternoon and evening with our granddaughter. 2.Watched season two of Ballers on HBO. Review and giveaway coming soon! 3.Took our Christmas tree and decorations down and put them away. 4.Watched the first season of Divorce on HBO. Can't say I really liked it, but I didn't hate it. Either way, I don't see how it is labeled a … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan No-bake Mini Cheesecake Recipe #VeganFoodShare

We tried a lot of new vegan recipes over the holidays. This Easy Vegan No-bake Mini Cheesecake recipe was a delicious surprise. A big hit with our family and friends. Ingredients CRUST: 1 cup packed pitted dates 1 cup raw walnuts FILLING: 1 1/2 cups raw cashews, soaked 1/4 cup lemon juice 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/2 cup agave nectar Optional: 2 Tbsp salted natural … [Read more...]

2017 Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Slate Is Here and It is FABULOUS!

2017 is going to be another incredible year of films from Walt Disney Studios. There is not one movie on their slate that I am not excited to see. There is something on their list for everyone. Below is a list of what Walt Disney Studios has in the works for 2017, movie goers rejoice, because this slate looks fabulous! March 17, 2017 – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (Walt Disney … [Read more...]

PetMatrix SmartBones® Review & Prize Pack Giveaway #SmartBonesChews

With the new year comes many new year resolutions. Like most people, eating healthier is high on my family's list for 2017. It's also on our list for our four-legged girl, Foxy Roxy. Our sweet basset hound is twelve and very much a part of our family, so keeping her active and healthy is a real priority. When it comes to eating healthy, PetMatrix has made it easy to include your dog with a chew … [Read more...]

Disneynature’s Born In China, In Theaters 4/21/17 & Free Activity Sheets #BornInChina

Disneynature welcomes John Krasinski into the family as the narrator of Born In China! "I've been a huge fan of the Disneynature films for a really long time," said Krasinski. "I think I've seen them all a couple times and to be asked to be a part of something that I feel is not only so beautiful and such great storytelling, but is so important, I was honored to be a part of it. To find this … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Finished setting up our Christmas decorations. Made dinner and Christmas shopping plans with a good friend. Cut a couple of inches off my hair. The older I get, the shorter it seems to get. Made the switch back to an iPhone (7 plus) after my Galaxy Note crashed. Unfortunately I lost all of my contacts in the process. Ugh. The struggle is … [Read more...]

Celebrate The Season With A Movie Night, #AngelsSing on DVD

I celebrated the holiday by putting together a nice evening with friends. We enjoyed dinner, drinks and spent time talking about the holiday season and what it means to each of us. We also enjoyed watching the holiday movie Angels Sings. Of course topping my list of meanings is my family. Photoed below are my husband and two granddaughters (2015). With them, I am so very blessed, for me, my … [Read more...]

5 Tips For A Fun Holiday Sleepover & Original Christmas Classics Giveaway #ClassicHolidayInsiders

We are a close family, our granddaughters spend a lot of time here with us, and often sleepover. So much so, our home probably feels like their second home. While every visit with our girls is special, every once in a while we go out of our way to make their night something extra fun. Like kicking off the holiday season. We've been doing this for a few years now. Below is our tips on creating a … [Read more...]

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