Healthy Back-to-School Backpack Recipes & Social Media Contest (GEDC) #schoolspirit

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Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), a leading dental service organization, would like to offer my readers some creative and healthy back-to-school backpack snack recipes that will make kids look forward to lunches. I know our family sure can use a couple of new idea. Smile Salad Ingredients: 2 cups baby fresh spinach ½ small Granny Smith apple, chopped ½ cup golden raisins 2 tbs balsamic … [Read more...]

Cedar Point is Making Big Waves in 2017 With An All-new Water Park & More

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The world’s best amusement park destination is getting bigger with a multi-year investment to further demonstrate Cedar Point as a complete vacation choice for families and thrill seekers. The major highlight of fun to come is an extensive transformation of Soak City to the brand-new, Cedar Point Shores Water Park. The new park will feature 18 acres of splish-splashing family fun, featuring … [Read more...]

The Wild Life TV Spot, Activity Sheets & Prize Package Giveaway #TheWildLife

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I recently shared the official trailer for Liongate's new movie The Wild Life. Today I'm excited to share a fun new TV spot and The Wild Life prize package giveaway with my readers. The Wild Life looks like a really fun movie. Full of colorful characters, and the message of strong friendships. I'm really looking forward to taking our granddaughter to see it on the big screen. Directed By: … [Read more...]

Enter To Win A $250.00 Gift Card!

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We have another $250 Winners Pick It Gift Card Giveaway! One super lucky winner will win a $250 gift card to Walmart, Target, Albertsons, Amazon, Sams Club, and more. If you win you get to pick where you want your card. I have to say over since I have been doing this 90% of people choose Amazon, which I don't think I would choose different. You can get everything and then some from Amazon but if … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Celebrated our granddaughter's second birthday. 2.Had two people that I don't know, stop me to say that they love my hair. 3.Was excited to hear that my mom and step dad sold their house. 4.Firmed up plans for our last trip up north for this season. 5.Started shopping around for a new, well newer car. 6.Organized our laundry/ storage … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The Wild Life #TheWildLife

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From the over-exuberant parrot Mak to the snack-obsessed tapir Rosie, from the persnickety echidna Epi to the acrobatic pangolin Pango, from the ditzy goat Scrubby to the commonsensical kingfisher Kiki and the always-cool chameleon Carmello, things are larger-than-life on a tropical isle that is pure wild animal paradise. Then Robinson Crusoe, a marooned human, arrives in the midst of a furious … [Read more...]

Nine Lives, New Movie Clip & Prize Pack Giveaway #NineLives

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I recently shared movie images and the official trailer for EuropaCorp's new movie Nine Lives. In theaters August 5th. Today I'm excited to share a nee movie clip and fun Nine Lives prize package with my readers. The movie stars Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Garner, Malina Weissman, Cheryl Hines, Christopher Walken and Robbie Amell. Nine Lives is the story of a stuffy businessman, Tom Brand (Kevin … [Read more...]

7 Things On Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Celebrated our granddaughter's ninth birthday. Watched an advanced screening of Nine Lives. (review coming soon) Made plans for a weekend trip up north with cousins. Participated in a phone interview with Jennifer Garner. (blog post coming soon) Enjoyed having our two year old granddaughter for two days. Tripped and twisted my ankle pretty good. … [Read more...]

Jim Henson’s Word Party, Streaming Now On Netflix

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Word Party is the new vocabulary building show from The Jim Henson Company that follows four adorable baby animals as they sing, dance and play. The show invites our youngest viewers to help teach the baby animals new words, practice these new words themselves, and celebrate these achievements with a "Word Party!" Word Party is produced using the groundbreaking Henson Digital Puppetry Studio, a … [Read more...]

Easy & Delicious Twix Ice Cream Cake Recipe

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Looking for an easy summer dessert recipe? Wow your family with this Easy & Delicious Twix Ice Cream Cake. You will need: 20 Ice cream sandwiches 1 (16 ounce) container of whipped topping 1 (12 ounce) jar of caramel topping, room temperature 2 Twix candy bars Place half of the ice cream sandwiches side by side in a 9×13 inch baking dish. Cover evenly with half of the caramel topping, … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, A New Look @ Marvel’s Doctor Strange #DoctorStrange

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In celebration of the cast’s appearance at San Diego Comic-Con, a brand new poster and trailer have been released for Marvel's Doctor Strange! After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant and conceited surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil. Directed by Scott Derrickson , Doctor Strange stars … [Read more...]

Ice Age: Collision Course Character Photos, Movie Clip & A Prize Pack Giveaway #IceAge #CollisionCourse

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I recently shared the official movie poster, trailer and coloring sheets for 20th Century Fox's Ice Age: Collision Course (now in theaters). Today I'm excited to share a few Ice Age: Collision Course character photos and a fun prize package giveaway with my readers. My family is really excited to see this movie on the big screen. The Ice Age movies have featured some of our favorite animated … [Read more...]

Will Be Back Soon

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Sometimes you just have to let go of everything and do a lot of this! I have some fun things to share with my readers, and will be back to posting in a few days. … [Read more...]

Nine Lives, In Theaters August 5th #NineLives

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I am so excited to share images, and the official trailer for EuropaCorp's upcoming film, NINE LIVES! Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) is a daredevil billionaire at the top of his game. His eponymous company FireBrand is nearing completion on its greatest achievement to date – the tallest skyscraper in the northern hemisphere. But Tom’s workaholic lifestyle has disconnected him from his family, … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Ice Age: Collision Course #IceAge #CollisionCourse

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Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new … [Read more...]

DIY Patriotic Cat Cave & Help Cats in Need #CatsForFreedom

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You may be familiar with Tipsy Elves from ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. Turns out they're not just a Christmas sweater company. With emphasis on the ‘tipsy’, they have strive to embody the fun holiday spirit no matter the month. Which is why, as America searches for its next president, like most of us, they have been shocked to see some of the unsettling headlines being published on the … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]