The Secret Life of Walter Mitty coming to Blu-ray & DVD 4/15, Plus a Bonus Collectible Gift from Shutterfly

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With sweeping cinematography and stellar performances THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, tells the story of a timid magazine photo manager who lives life vicariously through daydreams and when a negative goes missing must embark on an incredible true-life adventure.

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty blu-ray

With stand-out performances from Ben Stiller (Night At The Museum, Meet The Parents) Golden Globe** and six-time Emmy Award*** nominated actress Kristen Wiig (Saturday Night Live, Bridesmaids, How To Train Your Dragon), Adam Scott (Step Brothers) and Shirley MacLaine (Wild Oats), the THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY Blu-rayTM and DVD is loaded with more than an hour of behind-the-scenes special features, including deleted, extended and alternative scenes, featurettes that dive into filming in Iceland and Walter Mitty history, a gallery of exclusive reference photography, and music video “Stay Alive” by José González, and more.

Deleted Scenes:
Morning Routine
Young Odessa Fantasy
Jester Fantasy
Manfree Fantasy
Impound Lot
Extended Scenes:
The History of Walter Mitty
The Look of Life
That’s A Shark
The Music of Walter Mitty
Icelandic Adventure
Nordic Casting
Titles of Walter Mitty
Sights and Sounds of Production
Skateboarding Through Iceland
Ted-Walter Flight
Gallery: Reference Photography
Music Video “Stay Alive” by José González
Theatrical Trailer

This Must-Own Movie of the Year Arrives on Blu-ray™ and DVD April 15 and Digital HD™ as soon as April 1st!

I didn’t get the chance to watch this one on the big screen. So, I’m really looking forward to the blu-ray and all the fun bonus features.

How about you? Have you seen The Secret Life of Walter Mitty?

Disney’s Imagination Movers are #BackInBlue – Plus Free Coloring Sheets

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In 2003, four New Orleans friends – Rich Collins, Scott Durbin, Dave Poche and Scott “Smitty” Smith – started gathering after their kids’ bedtimes to write songs and brainstorm ideas about a children’s television show. Two years later, they had become the latest sensation of their musical city, attracting parents and children alike with an eclectic pop sensibility and lyrical turns about healthy snacks and playing catch and conquering childhood fears of bedtime.

My granddaughter just loved Imagination Movers as a toddler. When I heard that their Back in Blue, the Season 3 soundtrack (26 songs) from the Emmy Award winning Imagination Mover’s TV show, is now available for download, it sure brought back some fun memories! Memories full of dancing, singing and smiles.

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Create your own memories by downloading Back in Blue, on iTunes or the Amazon MP3 Store
today! You and your little Disney fan can also enjoy free Imagination Movers coloring pages here.

Produced by Walt Disney Records and Blue Suit Music. Songs written by Imagination Movers.

Disclosure: Assets in this post are being shared as part of my involvement with Entertainment New Media Network. No compensation is being received for this post.

Fotor, Free Online Photo Editing Review

Being a mom, I take a lot of photos. I snap them, usually with my phone, and sometimes I even send them to our home computer. But, too often that’s where they stop and sit. I look at them on the screen and ask “why”, why have I not bought a newer camera? I know with some real editing most of my photos could be share worthy, even print worthy, but editing can be a tedious and time consuming task. Good software can also cost a pretty pricey.

Thankfully I was asked to review Fotor, a Free Online Photo Editing site. Fotor’s free photo editing features including photo collage, photo effects, text, photo cards and more. No downloads, no need to even create an account.

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I was expecting just the basics, and maybe a limited supply of tools, what I found was endless possibilities!

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Fotor offers a large work space, with a nice selection of tools all around the screen. From the basics, to the extreme. I’ve been playing with it for weeks and still haven’t tried everything.

I found myself a little frustrated that the software will let me add a border and text, but offers a limited supply of fonts, and no way that I can see to change the size of either one.

I do like the before and after photo view. Not having much experience with photo editing, this gives me some prospective while making changes. Most of Fotor photo effects have been quick, and pretty easy to use. Which I really like !

Hello my sweet faced hound! Now I see you!

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My teenage daughter had fun playing around with the collage mode. Fotor offers a lot of control in this mode, like resizing photos, and even the layouts. Though they also have several nice pre-made layouts already avaible. Fotor even offers a wide selection of greeting cards that you can easily customize.

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I plan to keep http://www.fotor.com bookmarked on my family computer. It’s definitely a quick and easy way to turn my so, so photos into share worthy, and even print worthy photos.

FTC disclosure: Monetary payment was received for my time to share this review. I was not asked to write a favorable review. All opinions expressed and photos used are my own and honest.

Free Admission @ Cedar Point for Military This Weekend

It’s no secret that Cedar Point is one of my favorite places on earth. Just when I thought I couldn’t love Cedar Point anymore, they go and send me the nice information below.

I hope that military families will take advantage of this free admission opportunity, and have a great time experience Cedar Point. It really is fun for everyone.

This Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, Cedar Point is paying a special tribute to men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces with free admission for all active, retired and honorably-discharged members of the military with valid ID. Additional tickets for immediate family members may be purchased at the gate.

This holiday weekend, families can also cool off at Soak City Waterpark, which opens for the season this Saturday, or enjoy Picnic at the Point, an all-you-can eat buffet from 4-6 p.m. Sunday and Monday in Cedar Point’s Coral Courtyard. Tickets may be purchased online at any admissions booth.

In the spirit of honoring those who serve, off-duty members of the U.S. Coast Guard who are traveling across the country in an electric golf cart to support the Wounded Warrior Project made a stop at Cedar Point this week, marking Day 22 of their 28-day journey. Known as GO CARTS: Guardsmen Carting Across the States, their efforts have attracted nationwide attention since they departed from Petaluma, Calif., in April with plans to arrive back at their base at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Yorktown, Va., this Sunday. Their goal is to raise $50,000 for injured men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Pictured from left are U.S. Coast Guard members Travis Sanders, GO CARTS President Ray Rehberg, Nicholas Barron and Deana Nutter posing with their golf cart in front of Cedar Point’s new wing roller coaster, GateKeeper.

Carttiara Coupon Binder Stand #Giveaway!

The Carttiara Review and Giveaway
Hosted by: Super Frugal Stephanie and Xtreme Qpon!

Keep your binder up and out of the seat area of your shopping cart so you can get to your coupons easier! Plus…No more spills!

We were given the wonderful opportunity to give The Carttiara a try. It seriously makes shopping with a coupon binder a breeze! Never have to balance your binder on top of the shopping cart, or on your purse again. Have your coupons right there in front of you where they should be!

The Carttiara is made of steel and attaches to your shopping cart in the seat area. It is strong enough to hold up the biggest and bulkiest of binders! Read the reviews below for more pictures and videos of the Carttiara in action!

Click to read Xtreme Qpon’s Review of The Carttiara!
Click to read Super Frugal Stephanie’s Review of The Carttiara

2 lucky winners will be chosen at the end of the giveaway! Each will receive their very own Carttiara! We are so excited to share this awesome product with our readers!

Be sure to do all the entries in the Rafflecopter below for a better chance to win!

Can’t wait for the giveaway to end?
CLICK HERE
to visit Carttiara’s website and buy one now! Keep in mind this also makes for a great gift for any coupon user!

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Trick or Treat – A YoCrunch Giveaway

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YoCrunch is in the Halloween spirit, how about you?

To get you excited about Halloween, YoCruch has decided to dress up their packaging for some spooky Halloween fun! They also put together some Halloween costume ideas, trick-or-treat jokes and fun great party ideas.

COSTUMES:
Static Cling – Dress normally. Pin some socks, dryer sheets, hand towels to your shirt.

Cowboy – Hat, boots, corduroy? Instant cowboy.

50s guy – Got an old black leather jacket? Hair Gel? Jeans?

A mime – Black clothes and white face paint.


JOKES
:
Why are haunted houses so noisy in April?
•That’s when the ghosts do their spring screaming!

What do little monsters like to drink?
•Ghoul-Aid!

What does an Australian witch ride on?
•A broomerang!

What is a witch’s favorite TV show?
•Lifestyles of the Witch and Famous!

PARTY IDEAS:
Mummy Wrap
Supplies: One roll of toilet paper for each child

Witch Hat Ring Toss
Supplies: 6 witch hats and hula hoops or homemade rings

Bobbing for Apples
Supplies: One bucket and an bushel of apples

Pin the Face on the Pumpkin
Supplies: One large pumpkin, and jack o’ lantern eyes, nose and mouth cut out of black paper.

We are big yogurt consumers in our house. We enjoy yogurt for breakfast, and often as healthy snack or dessert. I first discovered YoCrunch at BlogHer11′ and now have my entire family absolutely in-love with the delicious Greek yogurt and fun varieties. My favorite being the Greek Vanilla with real Blueberries. While, our dessert loving daughter tends to indulge in YoCrunch sweeter varieties like Reese’s Pieces. Made with the highest quality ingredients, these yogurts really stand out from the other brands we’ve tried in the past. Rich, creamy and without the guilt. They are the perfect snack or treat for my family’s on the go lifestyle.

Giveaway:
No tricks here, only treats! Three Five dollar Shake readers will receive a coupon good for One Free YoCrunch Multipack of their choice! Simply leave a comment below telling me who in your family eats the most yogurt. Three winners will be chosen and contacted by email on October 14, 2011.

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MARLEY & ME: THE PUPPY YEARS DVD Giveaway

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Marley Is Back For More Tail-Wagging Fun In An All-New Family Adventure!

Hear Marley Speak for the First Time and win a DVD copy of MARLEY & ME: THE PUPPY YEARS Arriving On Blu-ray and DVD August 16. Exclusively at Walmart, Sam’s Club® and Walmart.com.

One loveable canine goes on a magical new adventure for the entire family in MARLEY & ME: THE PUPPY YEARS, cuddling up on Blu-ray and DVD August 16 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Filmed on location in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia by acclaimed director Michael Damian (Flicka 2, Moondance Alexander), this touching side story to the original $240 million global box office smash Marley & Me introduces us to Marley as the lovable pint-sized pup.

Fall into puppy love with “the world’s worst dog,” who now has a frisky voice and an attitude to match. Join Marley for his mischievous puppy years, as he and his summer pal, Bodie Grogan, wreak havoc on a neighborhood dog contest. Marley outwits Dobermans, Shepherds and Collies, while stealing hearts in his own unique and lovable way. Get your paws on MARLEY & ME: THE PUPPY YEARS and fetch big laughs for the whole family!

The MARLEY & ME: THE PUPPY YEARS Blu-ray and DVD is packed with bonus material allowing fans to go behind-the-scenes to see all the animal fun on the set.

Available at 4,000 Walmart and Sam’s Club locations nationwide and in Canada, both the Blu-ray and DVD are now available for pre-order exclusively at Walmart.com.

For your chance of winning a DVD copy of MARLEY & ME: THE PUPPY YEARS to enjoy with your friends this summer, simply answer the following question:

What is Marley now able to do?

  1. Speak
  2. Sing
  3. Clap

One winner will be chosen and contacted by email on August 29, 2011.

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Five Dollar Shake is a proud Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Ambassador! Free product was received the purpose of writing this blog post. No type of monetary compensation was received.