Our 2016 Kia Sedona Review

I have never seen myself as the mini van type. To be honest, I really enjoy driving smaller, zippy cars. It's what I am use to. Though to be fair - there are mini vans, and then there are cool vans with a lot of storage and a long list of really nice features. With that being said, I recently had the opportunity to test drive the 2016 Kia Sedona SXL for an entire week. I'm not saying that I am … [Read more...]

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

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

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

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

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...]

Disney’s Live-action Beauty and The Beast Teaser Poster Is Here & It Is Beautiful! #BeOurGuest

Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic which refashions the classic characters from the tale as old as time for a contemporary audience, staying true to the original music while updating the score with several new songs. “Beauty and the Beast” is the fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken … [Read more...]

Our New Gathering Place, Rosie O’ Grady’s #ReviewCrew @Restaurant_Com #sp

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...]

7 Things on Sunday

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

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

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...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, The Secret Life of Pets #TheSecretLifeofPets

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...]

The Battle For Cedar Point Is On! #GetToThePoint #IheartCP

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...]

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

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

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

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...]

First Look @ Live-action Re-telling Disney’s Beauty and The Beast #BeOurGuest

I'm super excited to share the first sneak peek of Disney’s upcoming live-action re-telling of Beauty And The Beast. This first glimpse at the highly anticipated film based on the animated classic which refashions the iconic characters and musical numbers from the tale as old as time looks fantastic. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is a live-action re-telling of the studio’s animated classic … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Vegan Chocolate & Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

Having a teenager that is vegan can be challenging. Though our daughter loves to cook for herself, she often goes without dessert. This was a fun recipe to try. Even though we're not all vegan here, we all enjoyed the cupcakes. INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup sugar 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup vegetable oil 2 tablespoons distilled white … [Read more...]

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

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...]

Exclusive Interview, Mia Wasikowska – Alice Through The Looking Glass #ThroughTheLookingGlassEvent

While in L.A. for the Alice Through The Looking Glass Event our group of bloggers had the chance to sit down and interview the lovely Mia Wasikowska (Alice). Her favorite scenes, how she spends her time off, and what Alice has taught her. After seeing her impressive performance in Disney's Alice in Wonderland (2010), I was really hoping to see a sequel. Looks like, I wasn't the only one. Alice … [Read more...]

$5 Coke® and popcorn for students @ AMC Theatres #cupgrade

Here is a good deal for teenage movie fans - show your student ID, and grab a 21 oz. fountain drink and 53 oz. popcorn for just $5. Download and share this awesome #cupgrade. Valid at participating AMC Theatres, while supplies last. Not valid at Dine-In Theatres locations. Locations without 21oz drink or 53oz popcorn will offer comparable substitution. Tax not included. One Coupon per ticket … [Read more...]

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

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...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Re-watched Disney's Alice in Wonderland, in preparation for next weeks Through The Looking Glass red carpet event in L.A. Bought a new dress for the trip. Started letting our teenage daughter drive our car without us. Slept in until 9:00 AM. It was such a gift! I'm not happy to experiencing cold weather again. I'm so ready for … [Read more...]

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