7 Things on Sunday

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Seven thins Ive done over the past seven days. 01. Watched several more Marvel movies to prepare for the LA Avengers: Age of Ultron press junket. 02. Had a bad dream that kept me awake for hours. 03. Bragged about our teenage daughter's grades. 04. Was up past midnight working two nights of the week. 05. Took our granddaughter and nieces to see Dreamwork's HOME. 06. Added another … [Read more...]

Bucket list with a twist charity raffle @ Pretty Lady Salon #Detroit

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I have been a customer at Pretty Lady Salon for several years. I can always count on the talented staff at Pretty Lady to take great care of my hair, and to meet all of my beauty needs. Though to be honest, the true allure of being a Pretty Lady Salon client is not just great hair and nails - it's so much more. It's knowing the salon owners Alice Barra and Tammy Pilat and their incredibly friendly … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Easter shopping @ Twelve Oaks Mall & A $100 Gift Card Giveaway #MyTwelveOaks

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I recently took my daughter to Twelve Oaks Mall to do our Easter shopping, and to visit their adorable Bunnyville. We had a great time! It was nice to create some fun mother/daughter memories, and be able to cross off my entire shopping list at the same time, while visiting only one location. We came home with everything we need to make this Easter, a fun and memorable holiday for the entire … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Blew a tire on the freeway on my way home from work. 02. Had no choice but to hit a front end after it blew off of a car in front of me, again, on the freeway. 03. Started considering a new route home that does not involve the freeway. 04. Received my travel itinerary, hotel confirmation and e-tickets to LA next month. 05. Started … [Read more...]

Buddy’s Pizza offers all-you-can eat pizza to benefit Capuchin Soup Kitchen #Detroit #Slice4Life

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What's better than all-you-can-eat pizza? All-you-can-eat-pizza for a cause! Join Buddy’s Pizza on Monday, Apr. 13 as the family-owned Detroit original celebrates its 39th annual 'Slice for Life' benefit meal in partnership with the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. all 11 Buddy's Pizza locations, will host an all-you-can-eat two-topping pizza and salad meal for patrons who … [Read more...]

Madonna’s Rebel Heart #RebelHeart #O2O

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Madonna’s 13th studio album Rebel Heart will be released March 10th on Interscope Records. I was given the opportunity to download the full cd a week early in exchange for sharing a review here on my blog. Though I must warn you, I don't think I've met a bigger Madonna fan than myself, so it took a lot for me to review this CD without being biases. In my eyes, she can do very little … [Read more...]

Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom – New Featurette & Free Activities #MonkeyKingdom

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Life is an adventure for Maya, the clever and resourceful blonde-bobbed monkey in “Monkey Kingdom,” Disneynature’s new feature film set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya’s world is forever changed when she welcomes her son, Kip, into her complicated extended family. Like all families, Maya’s has more than its share of colorful personalities—and she’s determined to give … [Read more...]

Enter to Win a DreamWorks HOME Prize Pack #DreamWorksHOME

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I recently shared the official DreamWorks HOME 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. The movie looks and sounds adorable! When Oh, a lovable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl … [Read more...]

Mega Marvel fans assemble! The Ultimate Marvel Marathon is happening @ AMC Theatres #MarvelMarathon #Avengers

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Are you a marvel mega Fan? Think you have the strength to watch all 11 AVENGERS movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe back-to-back? Take the challenge and you’ll take home an exclusive Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON collector’s pin and a limited edition print! Plus, AMC Stubs members will get $10 Bonus Bucks loaded onto their card tickets are purchased in advance. Here is the … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Went an entire week without cooking a meal,and felt guilty about it. 2. Sent the final payment on a large medical bill. 3. Accepted an invitation to return to LA next month for the Avengers:Age of Ultron press junket. 4. Stayed awake way too late every week night. Adjusting to the time change maybe? 5. Enjoyed a fun family movie night. … [Read more...]

Two exciting March premieres on Nat Geo WILD and Enter to win a $25 PETCO GC & Garden Tool Set

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You can always count on Nat Geo WILD for great family entertainment. Next week Nat Geo WILD brings two exciting premieres that you wont want to miss. Aloha Vet Premieres Saturday, March 21, 9 PM ET/PT Island hop with one of Hawaii’s best-known veterinarians, Dr. Scott Sims, as he treats animals on the go. Unlike most vets, Dr. Sims sees both wild and domestic animals, large and small, and … [Read more...]

Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb free activity sheets & Blu-ray Giveaway #NATM3Insiders

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If it’s laughter you’re after, get ready for the most hilarious night ever! Ben Stiller leads an all-star comedy cast, including Robin Williams, Owen Wilson, Rebel Wilson and Ricky Gervais, for one final, fun-filled Night at the Museum. This time, Larry Daley (Stiller) and his heroic friends embark on their greatest adventure yet as they travel to London in order to save the magic that brings the … [Read more...]

Chuggington Live free coloring sheet & family 4-pack ticket giveaway #Detroit

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CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure is making it's way to the Fox Theatre (Detroit) on April 12th 2015. The North American premiere tour of CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure, produced by Life Like Touring and Ludorum, rolls into the Fox Theatre on Sunday, April 12 with performances at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.; locally presented by AT&T. The live-action, musical children’s … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Tried a new recipe (slow cooker beef stew) and loved it. 2. Praised our teenage daughter for having all A's. 3. Watched two new pilot series (Secrets & Lies, Battle Creek), and liked them both. 4. Played three games of Monopoly Jr. with my granddaughter. 5. Started reading a new book (Wild). 6. Had a sinus headache for three days. 7. … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Hang with Robert Downey Jr. @ the World Premiere of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron #Avengers #AgeOfUltron

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Robert Downey Jr. is offering fans the chance to live out the best night of their life culminating at the World Premiere of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, all to support a great cause. In this video, Robert Downey Jr. reveals that anyone can win the opportunity to be flown with a friend to Los Angeles to experience a day in the life of Tony Stark. By going to www.omaze.com/RDJ and donating … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, #DreamWorksHOME

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When Oh, a lovable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own. Through a series of comic adventures with Tip, Oh comes to understand that being different and making mistakes is all part of being human, and together they discover the true meaning of the … [Read more...]

Nerd Block, subscription box review

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Nerd Block is a monthly mystery subscription box for ‘geeks’ and ‘nerds’. Each subscriber receives a box filled with toys, collectables, and a custom t-shirt every month. Cost is $13.99-$19.99 a month depending on Block preference. How it works is to visit Nerdblock.com, set up a subscription and then chose a block theme that best suits your personality and interests. There is even a … [Read more...]

LuguLake Bluetooth Speaker Review & Giveaway

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I recently received the above LuguLake Crystal Shaped Bluetooth Portable Mini Wireless Speaker With 3.5mm Audio Jack from LuguLake to review. With four smartphones (3 iPhones 1 Android), two tablets (1 iPad, 1 Android) and a Bluetooth compatible laptop in the house we were able to give this little beauty a real work out. The speaker connected quick and easily to both Apple and Android devices. We … [Read more...]