Mummy Pizza recipe, inspired by Hotel Transylvania 2 #Hotel2 #FandangoFamily #Sp

Mummy Pizza recipe

Autumn is my favorite time of the year. The crisp, cool weather, delicious comfort foods, and of-course Halloween. Every year, the season seems to go by way too fast. So, we start celebrating early in our house, with decorations, baking and enjoying Halloween movies. During our granddaughter's recent visit we decided to prepare a fun spooky lunch, in celebration of Hotel Transylvania's sequel, … [Read more...]

Enter to win the Complete Season Six of Modern Family on DVD #ModernFamilyInsiders

Modern Family

Are you a fan of the ABC's Modern Family? I am. What I enjoy most about this series, is just like real life, it can be the funniest, and even the best when there's a little chaos. It's hard for me to believe that Modern Family is currently airing it's seventh season. Time sure flies when you're having fun. If you're like me, and enjoy reliving all of the mishaps and laughs, you can purchase season … [Read more...]

Our Mother, Daughter lunch @ Lakeshore Grill (Macy’s) @Restaurant_Com #ReviewCrew #sp


Back to school time is a busy time of year. Add together eleventh grade homework, drivers training, and our sixteen year old daughter getting her first part-time job, and it becomes just plum crazy. Yet, as crazy as it has been, we still managed to fit in a nice mother/daughter shopping day at the mall that included a fancy lunch at Lakeshore Grill inside of Macy's. The perfect way to kick-off the … [Read more...]

Get organized & Enter to win with Great Expressions Dental Centers (5 winners)


Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), a leading dental service organization, would like to offer my readers some creative ways to keep your house organized for the school year. Having a busy on the go life style, I know our family sure can use some tips. Utensil Trays. Utensil trays can hold more than just kitchen utensils. Place a tray in your bathroom for organized, sanitary toothbrush, … [Read more...]

Buy a raffle ticket, and help support something Amazing! An Amazing Woman Foundation


An Amazing Woman Foundation is a local (Detroit area) organization committed to providing young women scholarships and opportunity to build self-confidence and character through the arts. The amazing has already begun. On August 31st An Amazing Woman Foundation awarded the first scholarship to Lillian, a 10 year old Wyandotte girl with a black belt in karate who is going to Malaysia to … [Read more...]

First official movie images & trailer for Disney’s The Jungle Book #junglebook

The jungle book movie

Directed by Jon Favreau (“Iron Man”), based on Rudyard Kipling’s timeless stories and inspired by Disney’s classic animated film, “The Jungle Book” is an all-new live-action epic adventure about Mowgli (newcomer Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves. But Mowgli finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voice of Idris Elba), who bears the … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Enjoyed hosting a family barbecue on Labor Day. 02. Rented a movie on VOD that was so bad, I couldn't finish it. 03. Spent a fun mother/daughter day with our sixteen year old, pedicures, lunch and shopping. 04. Caught up on Public Morals. LOVE, love the series! 05. Made fun dinner plans with friends. 06. Drove to another state with … [Read more...]

Lightspeed Outdoors Tent and Air Bed Review, plus 30% discount code


We did a lot of camping so far this year. Because our teenage daughter enjoys it as much as we do, it's really become our favorite way of spending time together as a family. There is just something about being productive, and being in the outdoors that we really enjoy. So, when we receive a delivery of boxes from Lightspeed Outdoors, the whole family gets excited. “At LightSpeed Outdoors we are … [Read more...]

Free #TheGoodDinosaur Coloring Sheets


  "The Good Dinosaur" asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo (voice of Raymond Ochoa) makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious … [Read more...]

Alvin & The Chipmunks Live on Stage! Ticket giveaway #Detroit


THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS CHIPMUNK TRIO HIT THE ROAD ON NATIONAL TOUR, PERFORM AT THE FOX THEATRE ON OCTOBER 30TH, 2015! Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Iconic Entertainment Studios announced today that Alvin and The Chipmunks: Live On Stage!, a brand new, music-filled interactive live show, will take the stage, touring 50+ cities nationwide for a total of 80 shows, including two … [Read more...]

Salvation Army Thrift Stores celebrate Labor Day


Whether it’s back-to-school or back-to-college, join The Salvation Army Southeast Michigan Adult Rehabilitation Center family thrift stores as they celebrate the start of a new season with the annual Labor Day sale. Visit any of the 34 metro Detroit Salvation Army thrift store locations to enjoy 50 percent off clothing on Monday, Sept. 7. Doors will be open at the nonprofit’s 32 thrift stores from … [Read more...]

Marvel Universe LIVE! ticket giveaway #Detroit


Marvel Universe LIVE is coming to the Palace of Auburn Hills this September 25-27. An exciting, all ages show your family does not want to miss. Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new level, with a mind-blowing show unlike anything you’ve seen before. Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man and the Avengers … [Read more...]

Wet Ones, one of our must have products while camping #WetOnes #ad

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Must have camping gear comes in big and small sizes, each equally important. When it comes to keeping our food and drinks cool, coolers are a must have. That's a give-in. When it comes to tackling messes, our must have is Wet Ones. Perfect for cleaning faces, and hands while on the campground! We also found that Wet Ones have the cleaning power to handle pretty much any of our camping surprises. … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Animation Studios Shorts Film Collection Review & Giveaway

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From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes the Shorts Film Collection, an extraordinary new collection of award-winning and beloved short films featuring Disney's Frozen Fever, starring Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Sven and Kristoff, and the Oscar®-nominated Lorenzo. You can enjoy this must-own collection with all-new extras including an inside look at the Disney Animation shorts, featuring introductions and … [Read more...]

Keeping snacks & drinks cold while on the go, our Igloo Maxcold Max Pack review

Igloo Maxcold Max Pack

Igloo introduces the MaxCold® MaxPack, a backpack-style cooler with 25% more insulation, to its line of soft-sided options. Drinks and food inside stay cooler longer, while padded straps ensure comfortable carrying no matter where you go. MaxCold – 25% more foam – stays cooler longer Crushproof EVA molded top zipper compartment – fully insulated Expandable front drop pocket with mesh … [Read more...]

Olympia Entertainment is bringing fun family live shows to Detroit this fall #Detroit


Olympia Entertainment is a sports and live entertainment company headquartered in the Fox Theatre in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. They've been around since the late 1920's, so when it comes to entertainment, their name is one families can really trust. Olympia Entertainment recently released the titles of four exciting live family shows coming to Detroit this fall.   Pokémon: … [Read more...]

My Friend Cayla, a new interactive doll review & giveaway


Our granddaughter recently turned eight. She is now at that age that when she comes to visit she needs to keep busy. Becca still being a fan of dolls really helps, as does her love for technology. We recently received "My Friend Cayla" for Becca to review. Cayla is the world's first interactive doll. She thinks, reacts and plays with kids using a downloadable app. Even though the package … [Read more...]

Three Must See Family Movies & a $200 Fandango Gift Card Giveaway #FandangoFamily


The end of summer vacation might be in sight, but there is still plenty of time to visit the theater to see three of this year's must see family movies. 1. Pixar's 'Inside Out' Everyone knows growing up isn't easy. For Riley, the girl at the center of Pixar's new "Inside Out," growing up is made a little bit harder when her family relocates to San Francisco, throwing her emotions — joy, anger, … [Read more...]

Fandango Movieclips Family Channel on YouTube #FandangoFamily

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Fandango recently launched the Fandango Movieclips Family Channel on YouTube. Showcasing Family movie trailers, original series and videos. What makes this channel stand out over the others is everything shown is family-friendly, making it perfect for all ages to enjoy. With categories like "Animal Tales, Family Classics, and Reel Kids (watch what Real Kids are saying about new movies in … [Read more...]

Baby’s Got Soul creative baby clothes review & giveaway


Free product was received for the purpose of this blog post. I was not asked or influenced to write a positive review. All opinions expressed are honest and my own. All photos used are copyrighted to Looking for a fun and funky gift that will stand out at any party or baby shower? Something well made, and unique, yet classy enough to not offend. Sounds hard to find, … [Read more...]

DreamWorks Animation’s HOME free activity sheets & HOME Party Edition giveaway #HomeInsiders

DreamWorks HOME DVD Blu-ray 3D

Get the party started and groove like Boov when the summer movie adventure - Dreamworks Animation's HOME arrives on Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, and DVD on July 28 Th. The story takes place on planet Earth, where an alien race called the Boov invade the planet. However, a girl named Tip manages to avoid capture, and goes on the run with Oh, a fugitive Boov. "Heart-warming and hilarious." - Pete … [Read more...]

Celebrate Summer at Hotel Breakers Resort at Cedar Point #BloggingatCP

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If your family is like ours, the summer months are made for getting outside and enjoying the sunshine. Spending time at the beach, and for taking the kids to fun places like amusement parks. For us that means planning trips to Cedar Point, located in Sandusky, Ohio. Just a two hour car ride for us. We love it! In-fact I've been going to Cedar Point (the roller coaster capital of the world) since I … [Read more...]

A Sneak Peek @ Walt Disney Animation Studio’s #Zootopia

The modern mammal metropolis of Zootopia is a city like no other. Comprised of habitat neighborhoods like ritzy Sahara Square and frigid Tundratown, it’s a melting pot where animals from every environment live together—a place where no matter what you are, from the biggest elephant to the smallest shrew, you can be anything. But when optimistic Officer Judy Hopps (voice of Ginnifer Goodwin) … [Read more...]