Strange Magic Arrives on DVD, Digital HD/SD and On-Demand May 19th #StrangeMagic

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 “Strange Magic” is a music-filled fairy tale about finding true love in the unlikeliest of places. This magical adventure features a host of colorful characters including a princess who has sworn off love, a dubious villain, a slightly nutty Sugar Plum Fairy, a tenacious elf, a mischievous imp, and a knight who is no Prince Charming. Bring home the enchanting tale the whole family can enjoy today!   George Lucas brings you the story of a music-filled fairy tale about finding love in the unlikeliest of places in Strange Magic on DVD, … [Read more...]

Hain Celestial’s Sensible Portion Puffs Perfect for Kids #SensiblePortionsPuffs

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Disclaimer: I was provided with samples of Hain Celestial's Sensible Portion Puffs to try for this blog post. As always, all opinions are my own. If you're a mom on the go like me, you are always looking for a delicious, healthy snack for times when you can't run by the house for a meal, and popping by a fast-food establishment is simply out of the question. So when Hain Celestial asked me to try their non-GMO Sensible Portion Puffs, I was eager to give them a shot. You can check them out on Facebook to see more information. Hain Celestial uses … [Read more...]

Experience Passionate Scents with Caress Forever Collection #CaressForever #12HrTouchTechnology

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I was recently given the opportunity to try the new Caress Forever Collection- they are two new body-washes that have a special long-release fragrance that is designed to keep you smelling great all day long. The folks at Caress have developed what they're calling Fragrance Touch Technology- tiny Fragrance Release Pearls that release bursts of perfume with every touch of your skin. I received both the Adore Forever and the Love Forever scents to sample and see how they worked. The both of the body washes performed wonderfully in the shower- … [Read more...]

Perfect Bar Review- a Fresh Protein Bar with no Preservatives

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I was given the opportunity to try out the Perfect Bar- it's a new protein bar that is so fresh it has to be refrigerated! I was really eager to give them a shot, so when they arrived in their box, still cold thanks to the packaging and ice pack that they shipped it with, I didn't waste any time popping one open and trying it out. They sent one of every flavor- Fruit and Nut, Cranberry Crunch, Almond Coconut (Vegan!!!), Almond Butter (both a regular size and a 100 calorie mini bar), Peanut Butter (both a regular size and a 100 calorie mini bar), … [Read more...]

Into the Woods Movie Review

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I was sent a copy of Into the Woods to review. As always, all opinions are my own. If you have never seen Into the Woods and I told you it was about the woods outside a small town and how small the world really is, would you believe me? The movie is basically a series of happenstance and fairy tale characters (and stories) keep colliding to make a beautiful movie. I was fortunate enough to get to see this movie while three children cried about everything in the world the first time (notice the sarcasm) so I missed a lot. Luckily I was sent the … [Read more...]

Four Awesome New VTech Products

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I was recently asked by the 'toymasters' at VTech to review four of their new toys for babies and young children. All four were perfect for my daughter's age so I jumped at the chance! I was sent one each of the four toys I am reviewing here, but all opinions are my own.   VTech® Chomp & Count Dino™ (Age 12-36 months, MSRP: $19.99) Amazon               VTechKids This Vtech Chomp & Count Dino toy does so much for that price which I have seen for as low as $14! It teaches numbers, shapes, food and colors and is a great … [Read more...]

ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY film review #VeryBadDayEvent

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Disclosure: I received an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles for the coverage of several press events for Disney. All opinions are 100% my own. #VeryBadDayEvent Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day releases today in theaters! I have been wait for it come out so that I could show my family this awesome movie. It has something for everyone and I wanted to give you five reasons that you should go see it as soon as you can! And then again the next week.  Alexander is a normal boy who is semi-liked in school with older … [Read more...]

Hasbro’s Fall Toy Party

There are few things my kids love more than a party, and one of those is a party all about toys. Hasbro was kind enough to send me a select group of toys to try out and because I decided the most fun I could have was a party with some of my friend's and their kids. The toys were a huge hit as soon as I pulled them out. I'm surprised I got any pictures because they didn't want to slow down playing long enough to let me even point a camera at them. My personal favorite was Rocket Racoon. You can't beat Guardians of the Galaxy and Rocket is just … [Read more...]

Go! Go! Smart Animals are Tons of Fun!

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My son turned four today.  I am utterly amazed that it has been that long. I remember being at the doctor telling them that I either had the flu or I was dying.  Nope. I was pregnant. Barely four weeks pregnant to be exact.  And now I have a four year old.  The best thing about today was the fact that we could play toys all day long.  Or we could play one toy because that is how my son rolls. He has been playing with his Go! Go! Smart Animals™ Forest Adventure Playset™ since we received it.  It is very true that it is hours of fun. Children … [Read more...]

Getting Up with the Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport #SprintMom #Sponsored #MC

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.” #SprintMom  This girl is tired. I am super tired. I do not want to exercise anymore. I do not want to walk anymore. Please put me out of my misery and make me 10lbs lighter with no work. Anyone? No takers? It was a long shot anyway. I work out every day if I can and I am happy to have a phone that can keep up with me.  The Samsung Galaxy S 5 … [Read more...]