Trolls, in theaters 11/4 & $25 gift card & Sun-Maid Giveaway #DreamWorksTrolls

From the creators of Shrek comes DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls, a smart, funny and irreverent comedy about the search for happiness, and just how far some will go to get it. This hilarious film transports audiences to a colorful, wondrous world populated by the overly optimistic Trolls, who have a constant dance in their step and a song on their lips, and the comically pessimistic Bergens, who are … [Read more...]

Family Halloween classics on FandangoNOW and Gift Code Giveaway

Getting ready for Halloween? Not to worry, Fandango has you covered! First – get inspired with Family Halloween classics on FandangoNOW, that are available for rental for just $1.99 titles include "Harry Potter", "Hotel Transylvania", "Casper" and are already available for spooky family fun! Second – make your Halloween costume ideas come to life – Fandango will help you to get ready from head … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The Boss Baby #TheBossBaby

DreamWorks Animation and the director of Madagascar invite you to meet a most unusual baby. He wears a suit, speaks with the voice and wit of Alec Baldwin, and stars in the animated comedy, DreamWorks' The Boss Baby. The Boss Baby is a hilariously universal story about how a new baby's arrival impacts a family, told from the point of view of a delightfully unreliable narrator, a wildly … [Read more...]

Free Disney’s Moana Coloring and Activity Sheets #Moana

Who's ready for a new Disney adventure? 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 and save her people. I love that this movie is centered around a teenage girl. I know our teenage daughter is just as excited to see this movie as I am. Moana will be … [Read more...]

Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live at the Fox Theatre #Detroit (pre-sale tickets!)

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood Live! coming to The Fox Theatre in Detroit on Sunday, April 9th at 2pm. Tickets (starting at $22 plus … [Read more...]

Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole Recipe #VeganFoodShare

October is finally here, and we're getting excited about Halloween! It's time to pull out the decorations and create some creepy, spooky treats. Like this easy Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole dip. First open the top and completely clean out a small pumpkin. Then use a crayon to draw the eyes and mouth. Be sure the mouth is low, and open enough to spew out the guacamole dip. Carve. Guacamole … [Read more...]

New Storks TV Spot, Plus Prize Package Giveaway #Storks

I recently shared the official trailer for Warner Bros. Pictures new movie Storks. Today I’m excited to share a fun new TV spot, Storks Tulip the Builder game and a prize package giveaway with my readers. Storks looks like a really fun movie. Even our teenage daughter is excited to see it. I can remember when I was young and talking with my friends about where we thought babies came from. We … [Read more...]

Cedar Point’s 20 Years of Fear Is Here! #Halloweekends

If you read my blog or follow me on any social media sites, then you already know of my love for all things Cedar Point. From spring through fall, anytime is a good time to visit the park for our family. But, one of our favorite times to visit the park is right now. For HalloWeekends. HalloWeekends is when Halloween takes over Cedar Point, and this year they are celebrating 20 years of fear. … [Read more...]

Lightspeed Products Add Fun to Our Summer & Fall

When boxes are delivered from Lightspeed Outdoors, the whole family gets excited. We enjoy camping from spring through fall, so we are always ready to try out new gear. We recently received the following products from to review. The 4-Person Vermont Pro Tent The Vermont 4-Person Tent Pro is completely free-standing and utilizes a quick-setup drawstring hub. This tent is … [Read more...]

Comcast X1 DVR With Cloud Technology, Available Now In Michigan

Comcast just announced that its X1 customers across Michigan can now download programs they have recorded on their digital video recorder (DVR) to watch on IP-enabled devices, such as laptops, tablets and smartphones, or stream them using an Internet connection, anytime and anywhere. The new service, called X1 DVR with Cloud Technology, provides customers access to virtually their entire TV … [Read more...]

Salvation Army Thrift Stores Offer Big Savings This Labor Day

Back-to-school season is upon us! 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 36 metro Detroit Salvation Army thrift store locations to enjoy 50 percent off clothing on Monday, Sept. 5. Most stores will open at … [Read more...]

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

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

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

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...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, Storks in Theaters 9/23/16 #STORKS

From the studio that delivered THE LEGO MOVIE, the animated adventure features the voice talent of Andy Samberg, Kelsey Grammer, Ty Burrell, Jennifer Aniston, and more, comes Storks! Storks deliver babies…or at least they used to. Now they deliver packages for a global internet retail giant. Junior, the company’s top delivery stork, is about to be promoted when he accidentally activates the … [Read more...]

Disney’s Moana – Extended Olympics TV Spot #Moana

Light the torch, find your way, dive right in! Watch the extended video of Disney's Moana Olympics TV spot. 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. From Walt Disney Animation Studios comes “Moana,” a sweeping, CG-animated … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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...]

Exclusive Interview, Jennifer Garner Talks About #NineLives

Jennifer Garner stars in the new family movie, Nine Lives, in theaters Friday, August 5th. I recently had the opportunity to join in on a group phone interview with Jennifer Garner. Our family includes two fun and feisty cats, so I was eager to hear her thoughts on what it was like to film with cats. In Nine lives, Tom Brand (Kevin Spacey) is a daredevil billionaire at the top of his game. His … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The Wild Life #TheWildLife

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

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

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

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...]

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

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...]

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