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...]

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...]

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...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The Secret Life of Pets #TheSecretLifeofPets

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The Secret Life of Pets comes from the studio that brought you Despicable Me and Minions. 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 we leave for work or school each day. Comedy superstars Louis C.K., Eric Stonestreet and Kevin Hart make their … [Read more...]

Everyone Gets What They Want @ Rosa Mexicana Resturante #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

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We are a pretty easy going family. We agree on almost everything, except when it comes to dinner. Especially, when it comes to eating out. So, how do you satisfy four teens that can't make-up their minds on Mexican, or Italian, and two adults on a budget? You pull out a smartphone, check the Restaurant.com app, that's how! That is how we found Rosa's Mexicana Resturante, and it's located only a … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The New Teaser Trailer & Poster for Disney’s MOANA

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Three thousand years ago, the greatest sailors in the world voyaged across the vast Pacific, discovering the many islands of Oceania. But then, for a millennium, their voyages stopped – and no one knows why. Walt Disney Animation Studios’ new feature film “Moana” is about an adventurous teenager who, with help from demigod Maui, sails out on a daring mission to prove herself a master wayfinder … [Read more...]

7 Things On Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Gone to to work on less than three hours of sleep. 2.Stressed too much over things that I can not change. 3.Enjoyed dinner and playing cards with my parents. 4.Made a batch of steak pulled beef. 5.Finally had time to pick-up a prize I won on Mother's Day. 6.Had a fun sleepover visit with our almost two year old granddaughter. 7.Left work early … [Read more...]

Disney’s Zootopia Available Now on DVD, Digital & Blu-ray with Exciting Bonus Features #ZootopiaBluray

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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 rookie Officer Judy Hopps arrives, she discovers that being the … [Read more...]

Exclusive Interview with Raymond Persi, Story Artist & the voice of “Flash” #ZootopiaBluray

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Have you seen Zootopia? Being the 4th animated film in history to cross over the $1 Billion mark, chances are you have. As mentioned in my previous interview post with Byron Howard, Rich Moore, Clark Spencer a popular favorite scene takes place at the Zootopia DMV. I have to agree, it's a favorite of mine as well. I laugh out loud every-time I see it. That Flash is a real scene stealer! I don't … [Read more...]

The Art of Animation-An Interview With Renato Dos Anjos & Chad Sellers #ZootopiaBluray

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As I've shared, my recent trip to LA included attending a special press-day event for the in-home release of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ box-office hit Zootopia. Part of our day was spent with the very talented Renato Dos Anjos and Chad Sellers of the animation department. Renato dos Anjos, currently the head of animation at Walt Disney Animation Studios. His previous worked at Sony Pictures … [Read more...]

Interview with Byron Howard (Director), Rich Moore (Director) & Clark Spencer (Producer) of Zootopia

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My recent trip to LA also included attending a special press-day event for the in-home release of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ box-office hit Zootopia. We had the opportunity to meet with and interviewing the creative team behind the film. Here are the highlights of our interview with Byron Howard (Director), Rich Moore (Director) & Clark Spencer (Producer). Q: Tell me about Africa. … [Read more...]

Disney’s Alice Through The looking Glass, Now Playing in Theatres Everywhere

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In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new spectacular adventure featuring the unforgettable characters from Lewis Carroll’s beloved stories, Alice returns to the whimsical world of Underland and travels back in time to save the Mad Hatter. Directed by James Bobin, who brings his own unique vision to the spectacular world Tim Burton created on screen in 2010 with “Alice in … [Read more...]

Alice Through The Looking Glass Free Activity Sheets & New Movie Clips #ThroughTheLookingGlassEvent

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Tick-tock, tick-tock, Alice Through The Looking Glass is arriving in theatres everywhere next week! I have a few new activity sheets, to help fans celebrate this exciting release. Just click the image below to see and print five full size coloring sheets. Also, click to print a movie themed Timely Maze and Character bookmarks ! In Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” an all-new … [Read more...]

Free Kung Fu Panda 3 Activity Sheets & Awesome Edition Movie Giveaway #PandaInsiders

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Prepare for a pand-tastic summer adventure as Po - reunited with his long-lost father - journeys to a secret village and meets countless panda friends and family! But when the supernatural villain Kai challenges all the Kung Fu masters across China, Po must discover the teacher within himself and train his clumsy brethren to become the ultimate band of Kung Fu Pandas! Kung Fu Panda 3 Awesome … [Read more...]

Cedar Point is now open! #Valravn #GetToThePoint #IheartCP

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Cedar Point is open for the season and the new roller coaster, Valravn brings a whole new level of thrills to the park. Guests will face their fears face first when they ride the new Valravn dive coaster. Cedar Point’s 18th roller coaster stands an impressive 223 feet above the midway featuring one of the most unique elements on any roller coaster – the hold and dive. As guests crest the … [Read more...]

Lightspeed Outdoors Bahia Quick Shelter Review

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We recently took a family vacation to Venice, Florida to celebrate spring break. It's been years since we spent time in such a sunny state. The last time we were there, our daughter was on the beach and got a pretty bad sun burn on the first day of the trip. Kind of putting a damper on the rest of her vacation. This year, we went prepared. We asked Lightspeed Outdoors for a Bahia Quick Shelter to … [Read more...]

Four Generations of Tradition & Cheerios™ Morning Snack-mix Recipe

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiveABox #CollectiveBias I spent a lot of time with my grandma when I was young. I was her baby's baby, so we were very close, and kept a special relationship, through to my adulthood. She lived a simple, healthy lifestyle compared to today's world. She walked everywhere, spent hours … [Read more...]

Take control of your health with a #uHoo air quality sensor #GetuHoo

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Having three pets in the house means we spend a lot of time cleaning. More than half of our cleaning time is spent fighting pet odor. The last thing we want is our home to be filled with an unclean feeling or odor. What we didn't know until recently, is that the products we have been using to clean and cover up the pet odors, are actually more harmful to our family's health than the odors we are … [Read more...]

Don’t miss this year’s Detroit Pistons Dance Studio tryouts

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Did you know that the The Detroit Pistons own and operate a Performing Arts Center in Rochester Hills? An elite resource of dance, cheer, and performance training. Offering studio dance classes in the styles of Hip Hop, Jazz and Cheer and have two companies, a Junior Program for ages 8-12 and a Senior Program for ages 13+. The Pistons PAC emphasizes training in production, performance and … [Read more...]

Five ways to win at Mother’s Day for under $10

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Looking to wow her on Mother's Day, while staying on a tight budget? Here are five nice gift ideas, each for $10 or under. Homemade dessert I know baking from scratch isn't for everyone, but there are some pretty impressive box mixes on the grocery store shelf these days. Bottle of wine You can dress it up with a towel, a candle and a note saying to enjoy a long warm bath. A new book You … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Enjoyed having both granddaughters over for a night. 2.Made a homemade turkey pot pie. 3.Turned 46. Putting me closer to 50, than 40. Yikes! How'd that happen? 4.Took my daughter for her road test. She passed, look out! 5.Went to bed before 7:00pm with a sinus headache. Still hurts. 6.Enjoyed an afternoon movie with my mom and daughter. We saw … [Read more...]

Curious George is now on Hulu! Enter to win a fun prize pack #Hulu #CuriousGeorgeonHulu

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Our favorite monkey is swinging into your home. All 9 seasons of Curious George, as well as the animated film Curious George 2: Follow That Monkey, are now streaming only on Hulu. As with all Kids programming on Hulu, Curious George streams commercial-free. Curious George is an animated series based on the popular books by Margret and H.A. Rey. Aimed at preschool viewers (ages three to five), … [Read more...]