Sleeping Beauty Slumber Party Kit & Sleep Tips #SleepingBeauty

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SLEEPING BEAUTY DIAMOND EDITION awakens on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere on Oct. 7. It has All-New Magical Bonus Features which Include 3 Never Before Seen Deleted Scenes and more! I actually got to speak with Sarah Hyland about some of the bonus features when I visited Walt Disney's Los Feliz Estate last week on my #DisneyInHomeEvent tour. You can click on the picture below for some a great Slumber Party Kit! Then you can check out some tips for sleep. I know that I need them.   Sleep Tips! Clinical … [Read more...]

Mashed Potato Garlic Meatloaf Burger Recipe

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Many thanks to Walmart and Kingsford charcoal for their sponsorship of this post. If there is one thing the South loves, it's football season.   The weather gets cooler, the nights get longer, the colors start to darken and it's time to pull out the grill for a few tailgating parties.  In my opinion there are few dishes that can beat a good BBQ so when I got asked to make something with the awesome Kingsford charcoal and Walmart beef, I pulled up some websites to look for something new we haven't ever tried before.  The one that caught my eye … [Read more...]

Interview With Steve Carell & Jennifer Garner #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 I knew in the very beginning of my #VeryBadDayEvent trip that I was going to get to interview Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner about the Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day movie but it still took me by surprise when they walked in.  They both had huge smiles on their faces. Jennifer walked in and said, "These are my people! I brought him along but let’s chat."   … [Read more...]

Complete First Season Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Giveaway

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TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON All 26 Episodes Available on DVD October 7, 2014 I grew up on TMNT and I want my kids to do the same. We watch the old movies as often as they let me get away with it and sometimes they even beg me to order pizza the way the turtles do it. My older son's favorite is Raphael. Of course. I am not surprised at all. I was super happy when they came out with the new series because it was a chance to really pass it on to my kids and it still be part of the new generation. So when Taking Time … [Read more...]

National Fire Prevention Week: Van Nuys Air Tanker Base Visit #FireAndRescue

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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. #DisneyinHomeEvent #FireandRescue In honor of National Fire Prevention Week (October 5 – October 11, 2014), the #DisneyInHomeEvent and #FireAndRescue bloggers visited the Van Nuys air tanker base to learn more about how the research was done for the upcoming Planes: Fire and Rescue movie.  It will be released on DVD/BluRay November 4th, 2014 so be on the lookout for it. Before our visit to the … [Read more...]

Inside Out Teaser Trailer #InsideOut

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INSIDE OUT opens in theaters everywhere on June 19, 2015! This looks like it is going to be the cutest movie. I cant wait to learn more about it. I love the little sneak peak shown below.  Be sure to like INSIDE OUT on Facebook and follow Disney/Pixar on Twitter and Instagram Inside Out – Teaser Trailer   U.S. Release Date:                    June 19, 2015 Director:                                   Pete Docter Co-Director:                              Ronnie del Carmen Producer:                                  Jonas … [Read more...]

Wearing Unique Jewelry from Shameless Statements Etsy Shop

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Wearing jewelry hasn't been high on my list of priorities lately- with two rowdy boys and a baby girl in the mix, there are days I'm lucky to make sure my shoes match!  But I have to confess, I L-O-V-E to wear beautiful things and miss having fashionable items I can pair with my wardrobe to add a sparkle to dinner dates with my husband or for girls' nights out. I'd love to take the time to shop for pieces, but the reality of dragging young children in tow while picking out pretties isn't, well, pretty! I'm so grateful that sites like Etsy … [Read more...]

Terrific, Wonderful, Awesome, Very Good Night Sleepstakes

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Have you ever had a #VeryBadDay? There are some sure fire ways you can turn that day around and I can tell you how! First you can go see “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" in theaters Friday, Oct. 10.  Then you can enter the awesome Sleepstakes. Mattress Firm is holding a “Terrific, Wonderful, Awesome, Very Good Night” Sleepstakes Contest, enter for a chance to win $5,000, a Beautyrest queen-size mattress and more! I meant it about Alexander as well. It is a wonderful movie and it is sure to make you and your family laugh … [Read more...]

Quiver of the Pure Heart Book Blast & Giveaway

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Granddaughter of a loving, but roguish businessman, Blis Dumas can’t escape a legacy of lies. The time is 1989. The place is San Francisco, where painful stories of gentrification, eviction and relocation still echo within its limits. Clinging desperately to the Victorian home she inherited, she is confronted by a stranger that brings her a life filled with revenge, corruption, and murder. In an unparalleled twist of fate, she discovers that her predicament may have roots buried much closer to home. Blis’ world starts to crumble as she fights the … [Read more...]

From the Wolf Pack to Star Wars Rebels – Interview with Freddie Prinze Jr and Dave Filoni #StarWarsRebels #DisneyInHomeEvent

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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. #DisneyinHomeEvent #StarWarsRebels Star Wars Rebels” premieres tonight with a one-hour movie “Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion,  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3 (9:00 p.m EST) on Disney Channel so I know exactly what I will be doing.  The half-hour series will premiere on Disney XD on MONDAY, OCTOBER 13 (9:00 pm EST). I told my husband that I had already seen a screening for the show and I know exactly why my … [Read more...]