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

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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

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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

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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

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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, … [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

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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 Fivedollarshake.net. 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

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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...]

Jurassic World Giveaway #3 #TeamJurassic #JurassicWorld #LEGO

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Following the epic storylines of Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III, as well as the highly anticipated Jurassic World, LEGO Jurassic World is the first videogame where players will be able to relive and experience all four Jurassic films. Reimagined in LEGO form and told in TT Games' signature classic LEGO humor, the thrilling adventure recreates unforgettable … [Read more...]

Fandango’s Movieclips Mini Movie: Featuring Brian the moviegoing Minion #FandangoFamily

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Fandango, the nation’s leading digital destination for moviegoers recently premiered a new digital weekly series of original video shorts entitled “Movieclips Mini Movies: Featuring Brian the Minion.” The release of the mini movies represents the first-ever collaboration among Fandango Movieclips, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures. Illumination created the “Despicable Me” movies, … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Animation Studios Short Films Collection coming to Blu-ray/DVD/Digital

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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. It will be available early on Digital HD/Disney Movies Anywhere August 11 and you can bring It home on Blu-ray™ August 18. Enjoy this must-own … [Read more...]

The Peanuts Movie – In theaters November 6, 2015 #PeanutsMovie

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It's movie time, Charlie Brown! I've been a fan of Peanuts for over 35 years, going all the back to my first grade lunch box. So, I am super excited about the new film coming to theaters this November – The Peanuts Movie. And, it’s in 3D! I'm really looking forward to sharing these loveable characters with our girls. I hope they enjoy them as much as I did. Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, … [Read more...]

Free Family Activity Sheets inspired by Disney/Pixar’s #INSIDEOUT

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Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head? Disney•Pixar’s original new film “Inside Out” ventures inside the mind to find out. Based in Headquarters, the control center inside 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five Emotions are hard at work, led by lighthearted optimist Joy (voice of Amy Poehler), whose mission is to make sure Riley stays happy. Fear (voice of Bill … [Read more...]

Metro Detroit youth basketball academy, Pistons Academy Summer Camp Schedule

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Is your family ready for summer? I know our daughter is excited, but often starts to struggle with ways to keep busy about halfway through the summer. Just because she has the time off, sure doesn't mean we do. If you are a local Michigan family with children in grades 2-9, you might what to checkout the Pistons Academy Summer Camp. Looks like a great way to keep kids active and having fun over … [Read more...]

Brew and BBQ @ Cedar Point this weekend #IheartCP #Rougarou #BloggingatCP

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Summer is just around the corner, and for our family, that means planning the first of several trips to Cedar Point. Attention thrill seekers, Brew and BBQ lovers! Get your taste buds ready, Friday, May 29 through Sunday, May 31 Cedar Point is bringing it all together in the park. You'll be able to sample micro, craft and specialty beers from breweries around the region – 146 beers, … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Bought and arranged new flowers in our front yard. 02. Made plans to visit the Smokey Mountains on Labor Day weekend. 03. Was awake way too late on a weeknight watching a Mike & Molly marathon. 04. Enjoyed an evening with my parents and our granddaughters. 05. Took the girls to the park. 06. Had a great time visiting and having … [Read more...]

Sidekick Castle Bounce House Giveaway

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Welcome To The Bounce House Giveaway! Sponsored by Blast Zone   Giveaway by JennsBlahBlahBlog.com Jenn’s Blah Blog has teamed up with Blast Zone to bring one lucky person a chance to win a Sidekick Castle Bounce House. To learn more about this amazing sponsor, Blast Zone, and all the exceptional products that they offer, check out Jenn’s Blah Blog’s recent post - Family Fun With Sidekick … [Read more...]