Walt Disney Animation Studios MOANA on Digital HD Feb. 21 and Blu-ray March 7

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** From Press Release Walt Disney Animation Studios MOANA on Digital HD Feb. 21 and Blu-ray March 7   Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Epic Comedy-Adventure Sails Home on Digital HD Feb. 21 and Blu-ray™ March 7   Continue the journey with hours of fun-filled extras showcasing an all-new mini-movie, the charismatic cast, famed filmmakers, dynamic musical team, the beautiful people and cultures of the Pacific Islands, a deleted song, deleted scenes, and more! BURBANK, Calif., Jan. 13, 2017 — Walt Disney Animation Studios’ “Moana,” the sweeping story of a spirited teenager who sets sail on a daring adventure to save her people, starring newcomer Auli‘i Cravalho as the voice of brave and tenacious Moana and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson (HBO’s “Ballers,” “Central Intelligence”) as the larger-than-life demigod Maui, has dazzled both critics and audiences. The film earned a 95% critics’ consensus on Rotten Tomatoes and the No. 1 spot at the domestic box office opening … [Read more...]

Disney/Dreamworks Pictures’ The Light Between Oceans

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** From Press Release   Disney/Dreamworks Pictures' The Light Between Oceans Be Swept Away by DreamWorks Pictures’ Romantic Love Story Arriving on Digital HD, and Blu-ray™ Jan. 24   An award-winning cast brings to life the best-selling novel about love and consequences BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 1, 2016 — On Jan. 24, DreamWorks Pictures’ “The Light Between Oceans,” a lush, classical romance, starring two-time Academy Award® nominee Michael Fassbender (Best Actor, Steve Jobs), Oscar® winner Alicia Vikander (Best Supporting Actress, The Danish Girl), and Oscar and Golden Globe® winner Rachel Weisz (Best Supporting Actress, The Constant Gardener), arrives home on Digital HD, Blu-ray™, DVD and On-Demand. The mesmerizingly beautiful film is based on the 2012 best-selling novel by M.L. Stedman, which swept readers away with its transporting story of fate, love, moral dilemmas and the lengths one couple will go to see their hard-fought dreams … [Read more...]

Disney’s Timeless Tale Joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection

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** From Press Release Disney’s Timeless Tale Joins the Walt Disney Signature Collection  Debuting on Digital HD Jan. 10 and Arriving on Blu-ray™ Jan. 31   D23 members received the exclusive news and first look at the new “Pinocchio” trailer! BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 — This weekend at D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures event at Walt Disney World Resort, Tyler Slater and Nicole Nalty announced the addition of Disney’s triumphant animated classic “Pinocchio” to the celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection and gave members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club the first look at the film’s all-new trailer. “Pinocchio,” which inspired the world to wish upon a star, arrives for the first time on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on Jan. 10, and on Blu-ray™ and DVD on Jan. 31 with hours of new and classic bonus features. “Pinocchio” is considered one of the greatest animated films ever made, with two Academy Awards® -- for best … [Read more...]

Six Qualities of a First-Rate Family Restaurant

Six Qualities of a First-Rate Family Restaurant When you take your spouse and children out to eat, you want to be reasonably sure you’re going to have an enjoyable experience. In short, you want to be able to eat in an establishment where you can relax and savor a delicious meal. Consider six qualities to look for in a first-rate family restaurant. A Friendly, Attentive Staff A friendly staff of servers is a must-have quality for a first-rate family restaurant. Most families appreciate restaurant servers who suggest items on the menu that they’ve tried and enjoyed. Also, they like servers who visit the table a reasonable amount of times throughout the meal to see if anyone needs a refill on a drink, dessert or another item on the menu. If a guest wants a special adjustment made to a meal or dish, a friendly server will be happy to convey that request to the chef. Sometimes an experience with a courteous, friendly server is enough to turn first-time visitors to a restaurant into … [Read more...]

No Bake French Vanilla Cheesecake Recipe and Great Dollar General Deals!

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No Bake French Vanilla Cheesecake Recipe and Great Dollar General Deals! It seems like every time I turn around I am needing to bake something this holiday season. Last week I was asked to bake for a friend, this week my husbands Christmas party and then a church Christmas party. Next week I am hosting a dinner party and baking for 2 more Christmas parties. All this baking could be driving me insane...but it's not! Why? because I know that I can do quick and simple recipes like this No Bake French Vanilla Cheesecake. Plus there are great Dollar General coupons that go along with some of the items I need to make sure a delectable dish!   Here's how it works. Visit this Dollar General link to clip yourself some amazing Dollar General Coupons. Save on products you need this Holiday Season. All you have to do is save them online and then when you input your phone number at checkout your coupons will automatically be deducted! How awesome and simple is that? No more having to sit … [Read more...]

Great Deal on Microsoft Surface Pro from the Microsoft Store + $500 Giveaway!

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This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic  Great Deal on Microsoft Surface Pro from the Microsoft Store + $500 Giveaway! As most of you know I made a huge decision 3 years ago. I decided to stay at home and homeschool my oldest daughter. She was not doing well in school socially and she needed a change. It was a hard time for us and academically she was excelling and was 3 grade levels above her age. But socially she hated school. It was a fight every morning as she would cry and cry for me to stay or to not make her go. I could not take it anymore and I decided to take the plunge. As I did my research the summer before her 4th grade year I soon discovered that to homeschool and run a blog I was most defiantly going to need to purchase a second computer. One for my daughter. Of course we researched SO many different computers and options. I wanted something that would be kid … [Read more...]

DollarTree Black Friday Deals!

** This post may contain affiliate links. DollarTree Black Friday Deals!   Did you know that DollarTree has Black Friday deals? Exciting right? If your like me and want to know what they are early then you can sign up and check them out now! Happy Shopping! Sign up and join the club to get access to members-only contests, money-saving party ideas, crafts, recipes, exclusive product sneak peeks & more. … [Read more...]

Sierra Trading Post Cold Weather Gear + $250 Giveaway!

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** This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic  Sierra Trading Post Cold Weather Gear + Free Shipping and a $250 Giveaway! It is getting really cold here in the Colorado Mountains. Time for me to really start thinking of stocking up on Winter Gear for both of my daughters. One of my daughters is in her Tween years. She is getting picky about what she wears and wants something that looks "cool". Luckily Sierra Trading Post has Winter Gear in all of her favorite colors and styles to make my shopping for "cool clothes" much easier. For example this Boulder Gear Whisper Ski Jacket with her favorite shades of blue and purple. It was so easy to find by searching for Girls Winter Jackets and choosing for the Sierra Trading Post website to sort the jackets by color! Yep that's right! Nice and simple! Plus I know that these are items that will keep my girls warm. On the complete … [Read more...]

Say & Pray Devotions Review & Giveaway!

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** I was provided with a copy of this title for the purpose of this review. However, my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way.   Say & Pray Devotions Review & Giveaway! My Thoughts! My baby girl just turned a year old! I can't believe that this year has already passed..but at the same time I am super happy that she is now at a stage where she is learning and growing and becoming really fun. That is why I have been reading more and more to her. She loves books and I love knowing that I am helping her build a good and strong vocabulary. Especially with books that help her learn about the items around her. On each page of Say & Pray Devotions there is a little part about all the gifts that God has made us. Like our bodies, the animals and more. It is so beautiful to be reminded about the gifts from God that we might take for granted. It has also reminded my older daughter about things that she needs to add to her prayers to Thank God for. To go … [Read more...]

Baby’s 1st Halloween + Great Costumes!

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** I was provided with product for the purpose of this review. However my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way.   Baby's 1st Halloween + Great Costumes! This Halloween will be my baby girls 1st Halloween. I am so excited to see how she does with people in costume, how she likes the candy thing and just to see her experience all that goes with this fun Holiday. I am also excited to show off our matching Rag Doll costumes we got at Oriental Trading! They are so awesome and comfy!   This is the first year that I have received a costume from Oriental Trading. I was unsure what to expect and was excited to give the costumes a try. So..ok. Here is the low down. I am honestly in love with the quality and just how much came with each costume. Usually when I purchase a costume it has this awesome picture on the front but then you get to reading and the bag/picture lists items that is “Not Included”. That was NOT the case with either of these Rag … [Read more...]

Oriental Trading for your Halloween Needs!

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** I was provided with product for the purpose of this review. However my own opinion was used and not influenced in any way. Oriental Trading for your Halloween Needs! It's another year! Can you believe it! Some of you might remember my Oriental Trading post from last Halloween...or even the Halloween before that! I am obsessed with them and purchase from them ALL THE TIME. Especially around Holiday's like Halloween. I think that in this day in age it is safer to give kids toys and stickers vs. some of the candy's that might contain nuts and such. Also if I do give candy I want it to be something that they have never seen before. Something different! This year was no exception. I received some amazing toys and treats from Oriental Trading to hand out to the kiddos. I even scored 2 more Gnomes to add to my collection! Yippee! When my box of goodies arrived I could not wait to get it open and give everything a try. Of course I have to taste test the candy before I hand it … [Read more...]

Pete’s Dragon will be Released on Nov. 29

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** From Press Release Pete's Dragon will be Released on Nov. 29   BURBANK, Calif., Oct. 14, 2016 — “Pete’s Dragon,” a reimagining of Disney’s cherished family film centered on an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot -- who just so happens to be a dragon -- comes home on Nov. 29 on Digital HD, Blu-ray™, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand. And the timing couldn’t be better: Today’s announcement ushers in tomorrow’s World Dragon Day and the heartwarming adventure arrives just in time to entertain the entire family this holiday season. Families will be captivated by this magical movie followed by never-before-seen bonus features, including a revealing look at director David Lowery’s personal diary kept during the filming of “Pete’s Dragon,” the design process behind the lovable dragon Elliot, deleted scenes, a tour of the film’s breathtaking production location of New Zealand, audio commentary by filmmakers and actors and hilarious … [Read more...]

My Baby is 11 Months + Her Favorite is GERBER CEREAL!

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  My Baby is 11 Months + Her Favorite Food is GERBER CEREAL! My baby girl is 11 months old today!! Honestly I can't believe that it is time to start planning her 1 year party! How can she be almost a year old already! Time goes too fast. I feel like we have been through so much this past year with her. One thing I have been happy to have by my side is a baby food company I can trust. One that I know wants the best for my child just like I do. Gerber is that company and they have been with me from the very beginning! As some of you might remember my baby girl was born at 9lbs 6oz but after she was born she lost a few pounds and had a hard time putting the weight back on. When she was 4 months old I was advised to start her on some infant cereals to help her learn to eat and hopefully start to put on a little more weight. Of course I turned to GERBER CEREALS because I knew they would be gentle enough for my babies tummy and I could easily mix them with my breast … [Read more...]

Alice Through The Looking Glass on Digital HD, Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere October 18th.

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** From Press Release   Alice Through The Looking Glass on Digital HD, Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere October 18th. Disney’s Spectacular Adventure “Alice Through the Looking Glass” Journeys Home Oct. 18 on Digital HD, Blu-ray™ and Disney Movies Anywhere Step through the magical looking glass and behind the scenes to discover how filmmakers created this riveting return to the whimsical world of Underland! BURBANK, Calif., August 5, 2016 — Lewis Carroll’s “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” forever changed the landscape of children’s literature; Disney’s animated “Alice in Wonderland” embraced this fantasy world filled with peculiar characters; and Tim Burton directed a visually-stunning, live-action film that mesmerized audiences worldwide. On Oct. 18, 2016, the enchanting and beloved franchise that has captivated generations of adventurers continues when Disney’s “Alice Through the Looking Glass” arrives home on Digital HD, Blu-ray™, Disney Movies Anywhere, … [Read more...]

Announcement – Disney’s The BFG on Digital HD, Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere Dec. 6.

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Might I just say that I can not wait to watch this movie with my daughter!!!!     ** From Press Release   Announcement - Disney's The BFG on Digital HD, Blu-ray and Disney Movies Anywhere Dec. 6.     STEVEN SPIELBERG’S IMAGINATION AND DISNEY MAGIC COME TOGETHER TO BRING ROALD DAHL’S BELOVED CLASSIC TO LIFE “The BFG” comes to Digital HD, Blu-ray™ and Disney Movies Anywhere Dec. 6 This magical tale of an extraordinary friendship loaded with exciting extras will brighten the holidays for the whole family! BURBANK, Calif., Sept. 23, 2016 — This month, the world celebrates the 100th anniversary of the birth of Roald Dahl, beloved children’s author of family favorites like “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” “James and the Giant Peach,” “Matilda” and Dahl’s personal favorite, “The BFG,” as well as World Dream Day, an annual event honoring “the dreamer, visionary and innovator in all of us.” It seems a fitting time to … [Read more...]