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Michigan Made film A GIRL LIKE HER In Theaters March 27th

A Girl Like Her movie

This Friday, A Girl Like Her opens in select theaters! It's a Michigan made film that deals with the sad truths of bullying. It's a touchy subject but it's a real issue in today's world. A Girl Like Her is rated PG-13 and looks like it will be a great movie to see with your older children. A GIRL LIKE HER: Sophomore year has been a nightmare for Jessica Burns. Relentlessly harassed by her former friend Avery Keller, Jessica doesn't know what … [Read more...]

Monkey Kingdom Family Activity Packet & Educators Guide Now Available #MonkeyKingdom

Monkey Kingdom photos

I'm getting excited to learn more about Monkey Kingdom on my trip to San Francisco in just over a week! Eeekk!!!! There's a new Family Activity Packet and Educators Guide now available! Disney also just released a featurette on the Disneynature brand that highlights all the amazing results that have come from these films - check it out: Click the links to access the Family Activity Packet and the Educators Guide. MONKEY … [Read more...]

Five Tips for Surviving Easter Dinner with Kids #HoneyBakedEaster

HoneyBaked Turkey #HoneyBakedEaster

Thank you to HoneyBaked Ham for sponsoring today's topic. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Now that my husband and I have three little ones holidays can be rough. When we had one it wasn't so bad, especially since he was getting older. Add three little ones four and under to the mix? It creates a lot of stress and makes for a lot of time to get everyone ready for the holiday. Add to that hosting a holiday dinner … [Read more...]

Marvel’s Avengers – Age of Ultron New Spot Now Available #AgeOfUltron

Are you getting excited? It's coming to theaters May 1!! Just over a month - who's counting down!? Did you see the brand new Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON TV spot that debuted during March Madness? I have an extended version to share with you! Check it out: Marvel's AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON will hit theaters everywhere on May 1st and if you've not read about it, here's some more … [Read more...]

Chicken Parmesan Pockets Recipe

Chicken parmesan pockets

I try to keep our menu interesting at home. I don't like cooking the same things over and over again. It can be difficult sometimes, but other times I come up with some fun dinners! A few weeks ago I made something new that I came up with that sounded good...and turned out to be delicious! Chicken Parmesan Pockets are a new favorite at our house! Even the little ones liked them! Chicken Parmesan Pockets They look delicious, don't they!? I … [Read more...]

Spice Up Game Time with and Easy Salsa Recipe and Delimex #DelimexFiesta

Delimex Products paired with quick and easy salsa. #DelimexFiesta

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelimexFiesta #CollectiveBias It's March!! It's time to get creative and find lots of snacks and quick meals for the guys as they sit for hours and hours watching basketball! Does that happen in your house? My husband and my oldest son are glued to the television, and I can't lie, I enjoy it too! However, with the time we spend watching … [Read more...]

Looking for the Best Way to Stay Hydrated When Sick? #DrinkDripDrop

Drip_Drop

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/DripDrop. Spring is almost here and I couldn't be happier. It's been a rough winter with me getting sick. I've had two different viruses that were either the flu or very similar. Two of my little ones have had it, too. Again now, I hear of how the flu is going around. It just seems to be never ending. Spring...yes, spring. Thoughts of happier, warmer and healthier days will be upon us soon! But, with the … [Read more...]

Cinderella – A Must See Movie!

Cinderella Movie

Having three little ones four and under I don't find myself watching many movies that aren't cartoons. When I heard Disney was making a new Cinderella movie (non-cartoon), I knew from that moment I needed to see it. I waited and waited like an impatient little girl. The excitement built up in me and the day finally arrived. That's right, I attended a press screening of Cinderella and quickly fell in love with the movie all over again, but in a … [Read more...]

Spring is Almost Here! Don’t Forget to Freshen Up Your Car! #FebrezeCar

Febreze Car Freshener #FebrezeCar

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks and Febreze. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Spring is near and it's time for spring cleaning galore around here! One thing I really need to work on is cleaning out the cars because when the weather is cold I don't dare go outside to take even a few minutes to clean them. Am I the only one? No? I didn't think so! ;) You need to freshen up your car, too? Our Car Fresh … [Read more...]

Walt Disney Animation Studios Developing FROZEN 2!!

I can't believe it!!! I'm beyond excited to hear this news and can't wait to bring you more details as they are released! Here's what I know so far: Frozen 2 is officially in development at Walt Disney Animation Studios with directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee and producer Peter Del Vecho, the Oscar®-winning filmmaking team behind Frozen. The news was announced at Disney’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders this morning by … [Read more...]

Look!! New Inside Out Trailer Now Available!

Inside Out Trailer #InsideOutEvent

Obviously I am very excited about this movie! I'm going to San Francisco in less than three weeks (ekkk!) to learn more about it and I can't wait to share the details with you! Inside Out is going to be another huge hit for Disney! Inside Out Details: INSIDE OUT DISNEY•PIXAR Like us on Facebook: facebook.com/disneypixar Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/disneypixar U.S. Release Date: June 19, 2015 Voice Cast: Amy Poehler, Bill Hader, … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Save Money for Spring Break #MarchIntoSavings

Ways to Save Money #MarchIntoSavings #CBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MarchIntoSavings #CollectiveBias Spring Break isn't far away and if you have a trip planned, or will be planning a last minute one you'll want to read this! We all could use some extra spending money for vacation so I've put together some tips for ways to save money for spring break! I recently wrote about my upcoming trip to San Francisco … [Read more...]

I’m Going to the Pixar Inside Out Event in San Francisco! #InsideOutEvent

Inside Out #InsideOutEvent

I am being provided an all expense paid trip for coverage of several events. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Can you believe it!? I'm going to Pixar for the Inside Out event!! I'm incredibly excited, as you can imagine! At the end of this month I'll be packing a bag and heading to San Francisco (umm, hello bucket list!) for three days of Pixar fun! When I received the invitation via email I was sick with the … [Read more...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Change to Reusable Menstrual Products

Why you should switch to reusable menstrual products

This post was created as part of the SckoonCup Review Campaign in which I am a financially compensated blogger. The opinions are my own and based on my own experience. After being on my mission to make small changes for my family to be more green, up until one year ago I wouldn't even consider reusable menstrual products as a greener option for myself. I was among to majority who had in my mind that it was "gross". Late last spring I made the … [Read more...]

Baby Weight, Be Gone! It’s a Tough Journey! #PostNatalFatBurner (Giveaway)

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, however, all opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. My first baby was born 18 1/2 years ago. My youngest baby was born a year ago. I weigh more now, a year after the birth of my last child, than I did when I was nine months pregnant with my oldest child. The struggle has been real. When I was in high school I was super skinny. In fact, for my entire life (pre-kids) I was the smallest … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Go Green and Make a Difference

Easy Ways to Go Green

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringingInnovation #CollectiveBias Did you resolve to be more green in 2015? Is the thought of making green changes in your busy life a bit overwhelming? Well, I'm here to tell you that you can still make a difference! Together, small change by small change, we can all make a big difference for our planet! There a small changes you can make … [Read more...]

My Baby is a YoBaby!

YoBaby Yogurt

My baby just turned one this month! Can you believe it?! She's the baby of our family and I refuse to call her a toddler just yet. She's still OUR baby! As with her brothers and sister I always read labels, try hard give them things that are healthy for them and try to do the things that are best for them but also work for our family. Annie's birthday cake was the first time she had the taste of anything sweet. We all need treats once in a … [Read more...]

New Frozen Fever Trailer Now Available! #FrozenFever

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It isn't long until we get to see the highly anticipated Frozen Fever, the follow-up short to the global phenomenon Frozen! I know my kids and I are getting really excited, aren't you!? It can be seen can be seen exclusively in theaters with Disney’s new live-action Cinderella, starring Lily James and Academy Award-winner Cate Blanchett, on March 13th. I am attending a sneak peek of Cinderella next week so come back and I'll tell you how it is! … [Read more...]

Don’t Miss Kate Quinn Organics’ Biggest $10 Sale Ever!

Kate Quinn SemiAnnual $10 Sale

That's right!! It's back, and it's bigger than ever! Kate Quinn Organics is having their semiannual $10 sale and it's been extended through Thursday, February 26! Click here to start shopping now! … [Read more...]

McFarland, USA – New Extended Clip and Posters Now Available!

McFarland_Courage

McFarland, USA will be in theaters this Friday, February 20! Check out these new posters and the newest clip along with the details about the movie! Another one from Disney to get excited about! New McFarland, USA Clip:   McFARLAND, USA DISNEY Genre: … [Read more...]

New Cinderella Trailer Now Available!

Cinderella Movie

Cinderella - it's probably the movie I am most excited about on Disney's release list this year! I was super excited to see this new Cinderella trailer and if you've not read about the Cinderella movie coming next month, here's the trailer, some images and the details! Cinderella Trailer   Looks great, doesn't it!? Are you as excited as I am?! Cinderella Images and … [Read more...]

Five Teacher Friendly Valentine’s Day Party Treats

Valentine's Day Treats

Being that my husband is an elementary school teacher, I get to hear all of the stories about his class. It's quite fun and even entertaining sometimes, but I also get to hear his frustrations. With classroom parties there can be great fun but also trouble. I hear from my husband often about the treats that are brought in and how many times they cause problems in the classroom or with certain students. There are many things that should be … [Read more...]