Jingle All the Way 2 Movie Set Visit with the Fox Home Entertainment Insiders


I hope you’re ready to talk Christmas time, because I have something you’ll want to hear about! Wait, I know it’s not even Easter and please put that shoe down you’re ready to throw at me! The Mommy Files was kind enough to send me in her place to gorgeous Vancouver, British Columbia to check […]

“Rio 2″ is Coming to Theaters April 11th + Prize Pack Giveaway

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I remember watching the bright colors and funny animals with my boys in Rio.  I’m excited to watch Rio 2 with our kids when it comes out to theaters this week!  I can’t believe there is already a second one!  On April 11th, Twentieth Century Fox will be releasing Rio 2 in theaters everywhere! Blu and Jewel are back for […]

“Saving Mr. Banks” Blu-Ray/DVD Combo Pack Review

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I recently had the opportunity to review Saving Mr. Banks and it was so good!  I wasn’t really sure what to expect.  I just knew it had something to do with Mary Poppins and included Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson.  When I saw it though, it was so much more than I ever thought it […]

“The Book Thief” DVD + Giveaway

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Have you seen The Book Thief yet?  If not, you are missing out because it’s a really good movie!  Oh and make sure you have a box of tissue nearby because it’s a pretty good chance you’ll end up crying.   The Book Thief was released on Blu-ray and DVD on March 11th and is available for purchase at […]

Will You Host a Ladies Night in March in Celebration of “The Single Moms Club?” + Giveaway

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I love movies and I love having Girl’s Nights! Coming up on March 14th, I would love to get the girls together and go to the movies to see Lionsgate’s newest release, The Single Moms Club! The Single Moms Club is a story about five struggling single Moms who put aside their differences in the […]

Mr. Peabody & Sherman Giveaway

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Have you seen the previews for Mr. Peabody & Sherman?  I have and it looks really good!  Definitely a movie we want to take the kiddos to go and see.  Dreamworks Animation will be releasing  Mr. Peabody & Sherman in theaters on March 7th. About Mr. Peabody & Sherman Mr. Peabody (voiced by Ty Burrell, Emmy Award® Winner -Modern Family), the […]

“The LEGO Movie” Hits Theaters on 2/7 + Giveaway!!!!

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Frank and I have six kids together and they all love LEGOs!  In fact, when we went to the movies this summer, we saw the preview for “The LEGO Movie” – not once, but twice.  Both times, the kids showed excitement about the movie coming out and were whispering to one another that they wanted […]

Kidoodle.TV – Television Built for Kids & Approved By Parents

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Winter break is here and the kids are out of school.  With new gifts and a warm home, our kids have a tendency to want to hang out more inside than outside.  I have to admit that during the holidays, we see an increased amount of television watching and game playing, especially with both Frank […]

Add a Little Spice to Your Cooking Routine by Bringing Netflix Into the Kitchen


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. With the chaos of the holidays approaching, we often forget to take time for ourselves.  Even in the midst of chores and to-dos, Netflix is encouraging us to steal back some of those moments for streaming enjoyment.  […]

Monster High Double Feature: Friday Night Frights, and Why Do Ghouls Fall In Love?

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My 6-year-old daughter recently became a fan of Monster High, huge fan!  And I have to admit; at first glance I didn’t see what the big deal was.  However, after watching a few of their movies, they have converted me into a fan as well.  Originality, uniqueness, and being different is cool – I like […]

Holiday Gift Guide: Disney’s “Planes” on Blu-ray & DVD


Our family enjoyed watching “Cars” and “Cars 2” and we were all excited for the release of “Planes” in theaters.  In fact, we took all 6 kids to see “Planes” in the theater and it was so much fun!  What’s the next best thing to seeing “Planes” in the theater?  Watching it in the comfort […]

“Maleficent” Sneak Peek

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I used to love watching the Disney classics when I was a kid.  Ok, I admit I still love to watch Disney classics as an adult.  Yes, I will happily admit that!  One of my favorites is “Sleeping Beauty,” with the beautiful princess Aurora and the evil Maleficent.  Don’t you ever wonder what made Maleficent […]

Experience “The Book Thief” in Theaters Now

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On November 8th, Twentieth Century Fox is bringing The Book Thief to select theaters in the U.S.  The Book Thief stars Geoffrey Rush, Emily Watson and Sophie Nélisse.  I would love to see The Book Thief if I had the chance.  It sounds like a heartfelt, inspirational story that my family and I would enjoy. ABOUT THE MOVIE Based on […]

Mr. Peabody & Sherman


I had the opportunity to travel down to Los Angeles for a sneak preview of DreamWorks Animation’s adaptation of Mr. Peabody & Sherman (March 7, 2014).   For those of you who may not be old enough to remember this cartoon, you are in for a treat!  Mr. Peabody (voiced by Ty Burrell, Emmy Award ® Winner […]

Alpha and Omega 2 – A Howl-iday Adventure – Sneak Peek!

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Are you ready to snuggle up together and enjoy a brand new journey the whole family can share this howl-iday season?  If your answer is yes, you’ll want to check out the Alpha and Omega Movie, arriving to Blu-ray and DVD on October 8th!!!  This Blu-Ray Combo Pack and DVD will be available exclusively at Walmart, as […]