Are You 4K Ready? Ultra HD TV is HERE! Read More About How To Win an Ultra HD TV @BestBuy! #UHDatBestBuy

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Our family watches a lot of movies at home.  I love seeing the latest films in theaters, but with a nine-year old, the number of movies we can see that are at theaters is pretty limited.  Our home tv quality and becomes more important and it is so cool when we see an action film or an … [Read more...]

Review and Giveaway: Winner’s Choice of Hands-on-Prints Books! (US, Ends 6/12) #HandsOnPrints #IC #Sponsored

Disclosure:  I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hands-on-Prints books. I received books to facilitate my review. Children learn in different ways.  Some will quickly pick up a concept after they read printed words, others respond to pictures, and others may need a sensory experience to truly understand.  Incorporating various elements of physical communication for children in a learning environment … [Read more...]

Group Giveaway: $100 Paypal Cash or Amazon GC! “Girl of Mine” by Taylor Dean (Worldwide, Ends 6/15)

Taylor Dean's newest book is now available! GIRLOFMINE   GOODREADS * AMAZON * AMAZON UK The book trailer:   The song that inspired me while writing GIRL OF MINE: (Watch until the end. There's a surprise!) A interesting tidbit about GIRL OF MINE: My dad always worried about the cost of the electricity bill. If he walked past my bedroom and noticed that my light had been left … [Read more...]

Binge Watching: Love It or Leave It? Netflix News! #StreamTeam

Standing up.... shuffling feet.... eyes downcast... making a confession... I love to binge watch tv shows.  There, I've said it.  Because I can't watch grown-up shows live with my daughter, I end up seeing shows during the day or late at night.  And often it's two or three weeks before I can catch a time to watch.  BUT, the advantage to that is I can watch more than one show at once - and I love it.  It's awesome to be able to move into the … [Read more...]

Giveaway: “When Calls The Heart” Season One DVD Set (US AND Canada! Ends May 9) #FaithTV #Hearties

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post. Only one entrant per mailing address, per giveaway. If you … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #SeeAdaline 4/23 1:00 PM ET – Prize Packs and Gift Cards!

Join the #SeeAdaline Twitter Party on Thursday from 1:00 – 2:00 PM EST! We’ll be chatting about the upcoming release of Lionsgate’s newest film on April 23rd, visually stunning The Age of Adaline. What: #SeeAdaline Twitter Party When:  Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 PM EST Hashtag: #SeeAdaline Moderator: @MomCentral Special Guest: @AgeofAdaline Prizes: 2 pre-party winners will receive a $50 gift code. 6 party winners will … [Read more...]

Watch “Ever After High” on Netflix #StreamTeam

Me:  Do you want to watch "Ever After High" on Netflix? Rosie:  Are you SERIOUS? With a look that makes me think I have two heads... Rose:  OF COURSE! Have you seen "Ever After High"? "Ever wonder what happened to the storybook characters we grew up with like the Mad Hatter, Snow White, and the Evil Queen? Turns out they are parents now too, and their children are studying at the enchanted high school of Ever After High, a boarding school … [Read more...]

DVD Giveaway: “23 Blast” (US and Canada, 2/16)

Disclosure (in accordance with the FTC’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising”): Many thanks to Propeller Consulting, LLC for providing this prize for the giveaway. Choice of winners and opinions are 100% my own and NOT influenced by monetary compensation. I did receive a sample of the product in exchange for this review and post.    I loved the movie, 23 Blast, and I hope you'll keep … [Read more...]

DVD Giveaway: “The Song” Released Just In Time For Valentine’s Day! (US, Ends 2/14) #SeeTheSong

The Story Aspiring singer—‐songwriter Jed King is struggling to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his famous father when he reluctantly agrees to a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival.  Jed meets the vineyard owner’s daughter, Rose, and a romance quickly blooms. Soon after their wedding, Jed writes Rose “The Song,” which becomes a breakout hit. Suddenly thrust into a life of stardom and a world of temptation, his life and marriage … [Read more...]

Giveaway: New DVD from Chuggington! “Turbo Charged Chugger” (US, Ends 2/15)

Our family loves the Chuggington series.  It achieves the balance of entertainment, education, and promoting desirable values that every parent hopes for.  I'm always happy to do a giveaway of Chuggington DVDs! Before I get to the DVD, did you know fans can catch their favorite trainees at Chuggington Live!, a live-action, musical children’s show?   CHUGGINGTON LIVE! The Great Rescue Adventure gives young fans and their families the opportunity … [Read more...]

In Theaters Friday: Kevin Costner Stars In “Black or White” #LoveHasNoColor @BlackOrWhite

Opening this Friday, January 30th, is the new movie starring Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer called, "Black or White". From the website, the movie is "the story of a grandfather (Academy Award winner, Kevin Costner) who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter. When her paternal grandmother (Academy Award winner, Octavia Spencer) seeks custody with the help of her brother (Anthony Mackie), the little girl is torn between … [Read more...]

Music Giveaway: NEW “Kidz Bop 27”, Released 1/13/15 (US, Ends 2/2)

"Rosie, guess what came in the mail?" SCREAM!  "KIDZ BOP?!!' "YUP!" SCREAM! Over the past 12 years, KIDZ BOP has created the #1 music brand for kids, selling more than 14,000,000 albums. Since 2001, families have welcomed KIDZ BOP into their homes and cars, making KIDZ BOP a fun and safe part of their daily lives. KIDZ BOP is proud to be a part of kids’ music “firsts.” For millions of kids each year, KIDZ BOP is their first introduction to … [Read more...]

Cookbook Giveaway: “Everyday Confetti” (US, Ends 1/28)

I hesitated to call this a cookbook, technically it's a "go-to-guide to making holidays, birthdays, special events, and even the everyday special".  It includes so much more than recipes!  I love, love, love the book, "Everyday Confetti".  I'm a huge believer in creating positive memories by observing family traditions.  "Everyday Confetti" has ideas galore for celebrating life with your family.  And the ideas feel doable.  There not … [Read more...]

Giveaway: 3 DVDs Hallmark Channel’s “When Calls The Heart” Episodes – (US, Ends 1/25)

Our whole family has enjoyed watching the first season of the series, "When Calls the Heart" on the Hallmark Channel.  We can't wait for it to return for Season Two in 2015! About the Series From the Hallmark Channel website: “When Calls the Heart” tells the captivating story of Elizabeth Thatcher (Erin Krakow), a young teacher accustomed to her high society life, who receives her first classroom assignment in Coal Valley, a small coalmining … [Read more...]

Book Giveaway: “Find Your Inner Strength” – Chicken Soup for the Soul (US, Ends 1/22)

"Find Your Inner Strength" from Chicken Soup for the Soul "We’re all stronger than we think, and we often discover our inner strength and resilience when a problem arises. The 101 empowering stories in this collection will inspire and encourage you to overcome your own challenges. There’s nothing like real stories from real people to inspire you. These empowering and uplifting stories by people who have overcome challenges, solved … [Read more...]

“Cinderella” Official Trailer – I Got Goosebumps

"Have courage and be kind." Watch the brand new trailer for Disney’s Cinderella. I got goosebumps!  I can't wait to see the movie.  If the actress playing Cinderella looks familiar but you just can't quite place her, it's Lily James from Downton Abbey.  Add Cate Blanchett, Richard Madden, and Helena Bonham Carter and you have a winning cast. About the film (from Disney): The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella (Lily … [Read more...]