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"Disney Junior Night Light" comes home this Tuesday

Tune in to  Disney Junior Channel this Tuesday, September 4 for a new series: "Disney Junior Night Light" between the hours of 9:00 PM and 4:00 AM ET/PT. The debut includes: ·         "DJ Tales," featuring cleverly costumed finger puppets acting out kids' versions of classic fairytales and storybook favorites. ·         "Picture This!," a fast-paced series featuring artists and animators creating images of classic and contemporary Disney characters. ·         "That's Fresh," a cooking show hosted by chef Helen Cavallo who shares inspirational stories of cooking and eating with her own family and simple, healthy recipe ideas for kids and families Content for the show is from  Disney Interactive Family and the block is sponsored by Babble, Disney's leading parenting blog platform. The programs will also be featured on the Babble YouTube channel and  Sneak Peak! you can watch it right here!

See a movie everyday this Labor Day Weekend

I saw this one. It is sooo good! Total great movie for Moms and Dads. Take your family, or a date! read more about the movie on this post Saw this one too, Brave. Take the kids, take the whole Family. It has humor and adventure! read more about Brave on this post Haven't seen this one, but I have heard people talk about how good it is. see more on this post  

The Summer BBQ From CraveBox™

If you like getting fun useful products for a bargain, look into signing up for CraveBox™. CraveBox is a Box sent to you each month packed with  awesome new products for you to try out. You don't know ahead of time what the products are, but each month is a hit! is where you can sign up. There is a small monthly fee, but the product value is way more than the fee. Here is July's CraveBox : The Summer BBQ CraveBox: The new Bic FlameDisk ®  . Use it for outdoor grilling. The Bic FlameDisk heats up in minutes and grills a steady flame for about 45 minutes. Use the Bic®  Multi Purpose Lighter to get the fire started. It's durable, child resistant, and lights your BBQ right away. Great for tailgating too! (check out end of the summer clearances for those cute colorful grills you can take along to picnics and football games) Sunburst Green Iced Tea from Mighty Leaf Tea ®  . Mountain Grown Green Tea with citrus taste. And,   True Lemon ®  Original Lemonade. 100%Natur

No Kid Hungry. Share Our Strength Teacher's Report

  Share Our Strength has released its' 2012 survey of America’s teachers reporting on their experiences with hunger in the classroom.   About the Teachers Report  The annual teachers report is a survey of public school teachers from around the nation about the hunger they see in their classrooms as well as their thoughts on solutions. Just a few of the findings: -- A majority of teachers say “most” or “a lot” of their students rely on school meals as their primary source of nutrition. -- More than 75% of teachers say that the U.S. should make childhood hunger a “top” or “high” priority -- A majority of teachers say they have kids in their classes who regularly come to school hungry. 80% of those who see hungry kids say these children are coming to school hungry at least once a week. -- More than 8 in 10 teachers say breakfast helps students concentrate, contributes to better academic performance and leads to healthier students with fewer headaches and fewer stomach aches.   Bottom

TITANIC comes home on Blu-Ray™ this September

EXPERIENCE JAMES CAMERON’S EPIC MASTERPIECE   LIKE NEVER BEFORE WHEN TITANIC COMES HOME   FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER ON BLU-RAY™ 2D AND 3D Spectacular Love Story Debuts On Blu-ray September 10, 2012 With More Than 2 ½ Hours of New Special Feature Content      LOS ANGELES, CA – The two billion-dollar box office phenomenon and winner of 11 Academy Awards®, TITANIC, makes its highly anticipated debut on Blu-ray 2D and 3D on September 10, 2012 from Paramount Home Media Distribution.  Available in high definition for the first time ever, James Cameron’s timeless and unforgettable tour de force will be presented in stunning 2D and 3D, providing a cinematic in-home experience of TITANIC like never before.    James Cameron commented, “Blu-ray extends TITANIC’s immersive 3D theatrical experience into audiences’ homes, where their living room becomes the backdrop for big spectacular environments and intense action, as well as profoundly intimate human moments, allowing generations of fans—new and o

Head back to school with a little help from Purex

As the kids head back to school, organization is high on my to do list. Purex has a Back to School page where you can find downloadable lists of back to school essentials. While you are there enter for your chance to win a $1,000 Back to School Shopping Spree. Who couldn't use that! How about $10,000? Head over to their Facebook page and give them a "Like" to enter. Find helpful information on  Purex's back to school page.   From pre-school to College- parents have to deal with the kids heading back to school or to school for the first time. It's an adjustment for everybody.Purex is here to help- not just in the laundry room!  

The American Bible Challenge on GSN breaks records!!!

Did you tune into The American Bible Challenge on Game Show Network last Thursday? If you did you were among a gigantic group of people watching!!!    In fact it's premier was a mega-hit debuting as the #1 program on GSN- EVER. Yep Ever. The American Bible Challenge in now GSN's most viewed program of all time. Yes, you all want to watch it. The show is family oriented, fun and exciting. Where and When can you watch this mega hit show? Here: Game Show Network Thursday 8 PM EST   The competition and intensity only increases over the next nine weeks until the winning team is crowned and goes home with $100,000 for their charity.  Tune-in to GSN every Thursday nights 8pm/7pm Central to see who will make it to the finale! You  can also enter my giveaway from The American Bible Challenge right here on this blog. Leave a comment on this post for your chance to win one of two t-shirts and hats so you can spread the worked about this new family show about the Bible. Make sure you go t

"Lincoln" in theaters this November

Steven Spielberg directs two-time Academy Award® winner Daniel Day-Lewis in “Lincoln,” a revealing drama that focuses on the 16th President’s tumultuous final months in office. In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come. Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook and Tommy Lee Jones, “Lincoln” is produced by Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, based in part on the book “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln” by Doris Kearns Goodwin. The DreamWorks Pictures/Twentieth Century Fox film, in association with Participant Media, releases in U.S. theaters exclusive on November 9, 2012, with expansion on November 16, 2012.

Mopping is quick and easy with Bona Mops. I test drove their mop for hardwood floors today.

Anything to make housework easier is a plus in my book.  Mopping the floors has come a long way from the dirty water bucket and wringing out a mop.  We have a few rooms with hardwood  flooring that I only dry mop, until today. I used Bona's mop designed hardwood floors. It was a snap to put together- really a few snaps and you are ready to mop. The kit includes: Bona® Hardwood Floor Cleaner Bona® Hardwood Floor Spray Mop Washable Microfiber Cleaning Pad The Solution cleans without a dulling residue.The solution is pH balanced, non-toxic and biodegradable. I did not notice any perfumey smell or heavy chemical smell. It really did not have a fragrance that I noticed. Which is good for the family's health. You can mop away with the kids right near by. The mop is not heavy or hard to manage while mopping. It has a nice wide spray path and reusable, washable mop to cover a big area all at once. The mop does not use batteries either! Just pull up on the trigger and spay, mop and done

The American Bible Challenge airs on 8/23. Giveaway of t-shirt and hat from the show.

Get ready for something big coming to television in a few short days! It's a new show called The American Bible Challenge. If you like to watch game shows then  tune into this one!  We all like to test our knowledge from our comfy couches in our homes. We learn something and we pat ourselves on the back for our  right answers. The American Bible Challenge is a fast moving exciting game show all about the Bible. Like them on Facebook to stay in tune. Comedian and author Jeff Foxworthy hosts this studio-based game in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Utilizing current as well as historical references, questions will be drawn from the rich, dense narrative found in the world's best-selling book. The contestants will share their compelling back-stories and each team will be playing for a charitable organization. Watch  THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE every week beginning on Thursday, August 23 at 8pm/7pm Central on  Game Show Network. Giveaway : Two w

Keep your cat happy with Comfort Zone® with Feliway® Giveaway

We have a cat. Well, I should say it's the kids cat. Most of the time they do take care of him. This is our second cat. We said goodbye to an ill cat a few years ago. During her more youthful - well years, she fancied using our basement rug as her litter box. No one seemed to smell that horrible cat urine smell but me. Perhaps she was scared or did not like the smell of the basement? She was free to roam the house but we kept her litter box in the basement. Now our second cat doesn't seem to have this problem, but every time I put a new throw rug down, he has to mark it with his bodily waste. I know it is awful. I have thrown out those rugs, and stopped trying to win!  Along came Comfort Zone ®   with Feliway ®. Our new carpet! Glad  Comfort Zone diffuser is there  to calm him! We had new carpet put in our family room and new couches too, all I could think about was the cat marking it. We waited until the kids were older to replace the family room carpet and furniture but now w

Save 50% on treats at AMC Theaters ends today!

Going to the movies today??? Here is a great deal for some treats while you are there: Moviegoers, you can enjoy 50% off AMC Theater's popular Combo #1- large popcorn and large fountain drink, or Combo #2- 1 large popcorn and 2 large fountain drinks. Head over to   and print out the coupon. One coupon per person and you have to present the coupon to get this great deal so remember to grab it out of your printer before you leave your house!

Sequel to Marvel's The Avengers coming to Theaters May 1, 2015

SEQUEL TO MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS TO HIT THEATERS MAY 1, 2015 The Walt Disney Studios has announced a release date for Marvel Studios’ sequel to the biggest Super Hero blockbuster and third highest grossing film of all time, Marvel’s The Avengers. Joss Whedon returns to write and direct the UNTITLED MARVEL’S AVENGERS SEQUEL set for release May 1, 2015. stay tuned, more information coming soon! Disclousre: Information provided by Walt Disney.

Go see The Odd Life Of Timothy Green this weekend

The Odd Life of Timothy Green is out today!  I saw a screening for the movie on Monday. The theater was full of course, there were movie goers there that had won tickets from a radio show, and there were press/bloggers there to watch and write their reviews. The film is set in a lovely old town, it's Fall, it's just charming.  It's about family, friends, community, and the hope of who you can become. The audience had plenty of popcorn and sodas to keep them quiet, but I think the film was so captivating that it was quiet during the film. It's just that good. You want the film to keep rolling to find out what is going to happen with Timothy Green. Will he live with the Green's forever, will he grow up,will he have a brother or a sister, and what about the girl-friend? I very much recommend you see this film with your family, of course a date night is perfect too. Go see it soon! Here is a clip from the film from another post and more information here on this post. Di

15 Tones Album for the romantic side of you

Did you ever read a book and say "wow" this will make a great Soundtrack? While you are reading the book you imagine the characters, the setting and the atmosphere. How about the music? What would that be like?  There are many people reading and talking about a very popular book out right now.   It has started a lot of conversations for sure! 15 Tones is a collection of tracks of music for the romantic and sensual people from United Music Enterprises. The album offers a variety of sensual tracks, ranging all the way from classical (pieces by Chopin, DeBussy) to jazz and soul (Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald, James Brown, Marvin Gaye), and everything in between (Bell Biv Devoe's "Do Me," Robert Palmer's "Addicted to Love.") Want to hear some of the songs??? Click here to get a sampling of the Album from   15 TONES TRACK LISTING   1. Let’s Get It On – Marvin Gaye   2. The Flower Duet from Lakme – performed by Katherine Jenkins featuring

LINCOLN film set to open November 9, 2012

LINCOLN focuses on the last four months of the president's  life and the political strategizing he undertook at the close of the Civil War to ensure that slavery would be forever outlawed. “Our movie is really about a working leader who must make tough decisions and get things done in the face of overwhelming opposition,” Spielberg says. LINCOLN is a DreamWorks, Twentieth Century Fox, Participant Media production opening in limited release November 9, expanding November 16, 2012. Like LINCOLN on Facebook:

new clip from The Odd Life Of Timothy Green

A few new photos from The Odd Life Of Timothy Green and new videos too! I am going to the screening of this film tonight! I'll let you know how it is on Wednesday when it the film is released. I can't wait to see it!  

Are you ready for The American Bible Challenge?

I watched an episode of The American Bible Challenge and, well, I don't know all the answers? How about you. How well do you know the Bible?  Get ready to find out! The American Bible Challenge is a new show coming to The Game Show Network and is hosted by Jeff Foxworthy. The Show has earned the Dove World Seal of Approval of the the Parents Television Council seal of approval. Comedian and author Jeff Foxworthy hosts this studio-based game in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible.  Utilizing current as well as historical references, questions will be drawn from the rich, dense narrative found in the world's best-selling book.  The contestants will share their compelling back-stories and each team will be playing for a charitable organization. The show I watched began by learning  a bit about the three groups of players. Each group is playing the game to win money for their charitable organizations. I watched how each group has an organization that he

Rubbermaid LunchBlox packs your lunch perfectly

I like anything Rubbermaid® makes and their new LunchBlox®   kits are no exception. Totally cool!The cool part is Blue Ice® to keep your lunch fresh and cold. The Blox part of the sandwich kit is :2 snack containers, 1 side container and 1 sandwich container . You can skip all those plastic bags and smashed sandwiches with the Lunch Blox. Just wash and reuse day after day. What I like about Lunch Blox® Sandwich Kit : * saves space and stays organized in your lunch bag. *includes a specially designed Blue Ice® pack that keeps lunches chilled on the go *Containers are perfectly portioned for lunch foods you normally carry to school, or work *Containers are microwave, dishwasher and freezer safe *BPA Free * Stacks compactly and stays organized in lunch bags *sandwich container holds regular sized bread and specialty bread *secure lids  stack the blueberries on the Blue Ice the Blue Ice fits right in the freezer door ready for the AM, The Sandwich Kit retails for $12.99. You can find it

Got a Dog? Enter GUND'S Contest and your dog might become a GUND!

Do you have a cute dog, or maybe a not so cute dog?   Head on over to GUND's Facebook page and submit a dog photo under the contest tab on their page . There are four categories for the photos: ·        Most Beautiful Dog ·        Ugliest Dog ·        “Doganista”/Best Dressed Dog ·        Dog that Most Resembles its Owner The Grand Prize is: GUND will create a limited edition model of the winner’s dog. The dog will be available in gift and toy stores in 2013. You dog could be a plush GUND! The contest is on now,so hurry up and enter today! Dates are  July 16 - August 15, 2012, and the   winners will be chosen the week of August 20th and announced the week of August 27th. ·         Entries: July 16 – August 5 ·         Voting: August 6 – August 15 Along with the  “Top Dog” Contest on Facebook,GUND will run the “Most Pinteresting Dog” Contest on Pinterest. Post your entry on your Pinterest page and  “tag” @GUNDMostPinterestingDog and submit the linkto GUND at MostPinterestingDog@GUN

CuddleUppets for playtime and sleeptime to keep your kiddos cozy

CuddleUppets come in 6 fun styles: Pink Poodle, Brown Bear, Purple Monkey, Yellow Puppy, Blue Elephant and Green Crocodile as shown here: You can see the whole line here: . CuddleUppets retail for $19.99 + S&H and are for ages 3 and up. If you buy two or more you can save on the price of each! Great for gifts to keep on hand and it's not to early to start holiday shopping! Your child can play with their CuddleUppet all day. It's a puppet and a cozy blanket for naps or nighttime. It's soft and fuzzy! nice big cuddly blanket! you can put you hand in the Green crocodile's head and it's a puppet, neat! follow them on Twitter : @cuddleuppet Like them on Facebook : Play All Day . .  . Sleep the Night Away! It’s the Blanket that’s a Puppet.  ©2012 CuddleUppets is a trademark of Jay at Play, Intl. All Rights Reserved. Patent Pending. Disclosure: I received the Green Croc

Free Download of Beth Hart's "Good as it Gets" and Giveaway of her CD to two lucky readers!!!

If you've seen Beth perform or listened to one of her albums, you know that she is real. Beth sings from the depth of her soul, and her voice tells you stories and paints pictures that come from her life and experience. Beth states that "at times, I've been really down in my life, but you know, once you deal with it and make sense out of it, it gives you tremendous power'. Beth's songs emotionally resonate and create a shared experience with her audience.  Beth has had tremendous success in the UK and Europe. Her singles "LA Song (Out Of This Town)", "Leave The Light On", "Take It Easy On Me", "Sister Heroine", "I'll Take Care Of You and "Your Heart Is As Black As Night" (both with Joe Bonamassa) and of course "Good As It Gets" have all had major success. It is time to reintroduce Beth Hart in the US, following the success of Beth Hart-Joe Bonamassa, entitled, "Don't Explain".