Giveaway: DVD “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Ultimate Showdown” 12 Episodes! (US, Ends 6/28)

Leo, Donnie, Raph and Mikey are mutant turtles who have been trained in the art of ninjutsu by their rat sensei, Master Splinter. Emerging from their sewer lair, the reptile brothers confront the wondrous world of New York City, facing villains more dangerous and pizza more delicious than anything they could have imagined. Through battles with Shredder, the Kraang and loads of super-powerful mutants, the Turtles learn to rely on themselves and … [Read more...]

Ideas for Summer Projects and Rainy Day Play from #NetflixKids #StreamTeam

"School's out for........ SUMMER!"  And that means you are going to have activities to plan for days your kids are home.  *worried*  How about putting on a musical?  Set up a stage in the backyard and let your little ones sing away.  Netflix has given me a list of favorites for older kids and sing-a-longs for the little ones. For older … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Three Months of Netflix, Free! #NetflixKids #StreamTeam #TBT (US, Ends 5/14)

Have you seen #TBT posts on social media like Facebook? Do you participate in "Throwback Thursday" posting yourself? With Netflix, our family can enjoy Throwback Thursday TV Shows (otherwise known as show the kids the TV you used to watch)! 14 Classics to Share with Your Kids on Netflix For your big … [Read more...]

Love To Talk About The Latest TV Show? Me, too! Beamly.com Is Perfect For Us!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Zeebox. The opinions and text are all mine. I remember when I was working outside the home (pre-daughter) and had co-workers to discuss the latest happenings on my favorite tv shows. I even remember one job where a group of us would get together in the staff room and watch soap operas together. So much fun! When I quit working, I missed it! Something exciting … [Read more...]

DVD Giveaway: “Peppa Pig: My Birthday Party” (US, Ends 5/3)

Peppa Pig is an award-winning animated series for preschool-aged children (ie a great cartoon!) that has been a favorite in Great Britain for years.  There is even a Peppa Pig Theme Park in Britain!  In 2011, the show came to Nick Jr. and Americans are falling in love with this adorable pig family.  Airing daily on Nick Jr., Peppa Pig follows the hilarious adventures of Peppa, a loveable little piggy, her family and all of her animal friends, … [Read more...]

5 TV Shows To Inspire Science Project Ideas or Things To Do Over Spring Break! #NetflixKids

Science is actually a friend to moms on spring break.  Your kids won't take long to run out of things to do and science can actually help you find fun projects (that teach along the way!). We've had Netflix for two months and I'm seriously wondering what we ever did without it.  My daughter loves finding new and interesting things to watch, in addition to being able to see her favorites like Curious George any time she wants.  I particularly … [Read more...]

DVD Giveaway: Thomas & Friends: Spills & Thrills (US, Ends 4/5)

Sparks fly on the Island of Sodor as Thomas and  his engine friends race around in these action-packed and slippery tales of friendshp and fun, in Thomas & Friends®: Spills & Thrills available on DVD, Digital HD and Video on Demand March 4, 2014 from Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment.  Featuring six exciting never-before-seen episodes, Thomas and his friends learn that even when mishaps happen, an adventure always awaits! I've always … [Read more...]

It’s A “Sick Day” And I’m Loving Netflix! Installation Was Easy-Peasy! #NetflixKids

Rosie is home sick today and I have to say, "I'm loving Netflix!"  I just installed it today and we're already happily cozy-ed up on the sofa watching Atlantis:  The Lost Empire!  Let me back up a little... Have you ever searched through pages and pages of your on-screen cable guide only to find "nothing" on television that you want to watch?  Even with hundreds of channels, it happens to us.  We know there are shows on that we like to watch, … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: Best of Collection and $10 Paypal Cash! (US, Ends 11/11)

Welcome to the "Whatever Goes" Giveaway Hop hosted by Mommy's Favorite Things and Mama's Baby Cupcakes. This hop is an open theme so whatever the blogger wants to showcase goes!! After visiting my giveaway, make sure you use the linky below to take a look at the other bloggers and see what they have to offer! Each blog has a minimum prize package of $25 per winner. If you are one of my regular readers, thank you!  I appreciate each and every … [Read more...]

DVD Giveaway: Thomas & Friends “King of the Railway: The Movie” (US, Ends 10/5)

The favorite of children around the world for nearly 70 years, Thomas & Friends, has come out with a movie adventure! 62 minutes of fun with the #1 blue engine and his friends will delight your children.  Our family has always enjoyed watching Thomas.  The stories are perfect for children under the age of five or so.  The trains are captivating and the idea of talking toys is a sure hit with little ones.  I was fascinated by the narrator … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Chuggington DVD – Chug Patrol: Ready to Rescue! (Ends 8/24, US)

Calling all Chuggington fans!  It’s time for another Chuggington DVD giveaway! We love Chuggington in our house!  When the series premiered in the US in 2010 on the Disney Channel, we watched and fell in love.  The music, stories and characters are fun for children (and even moms).  Trains have fascinated children for years, and this is a show that uses that fascination to entertain and teach.  The stories center around three main … [Read more...]

Giveaway: The “Best of Widget” DVD – Calling All “Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!” Fans – US, Ends 2/16

Sometimes you can reach a child in a round-about way.  That is what the creator of the children's show, "Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Bob Boyle, says about the show.  “First and foremost we want to entertain kids and make them laugh. We use humor to drive our stories. In fact we have joked that “comedy is our curriculum!” We use classic cartoon physical comedy as a way to keep the kids laughing so that they just naturally soak up the underlying message. … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Chuggington “Icy Escapades” DVD – Ends 2/2, US

Honk  your horns, toot, toot! We love Chuggington in our house.  The little trainee trains teach valuable social skills while they entertain children.  Have you seen the show on Disney Junior?  The trainees are Webster, Koko, and Brewster.  Along with viewers, they are learning teamwork, humility, honesty, and friendship.  Despite mistakes along the way, they learn to deal with conflict, adversity, and recover from mishaps. The animation is … [Read more...]

Rizzoli & Isles: Season 2 on DVD with Extra Features

The DVD set of Rizzoli & Isles Season Two has all 15 episodes of the hit tv show starring Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander.  They play a police detective and a medical examiner in Boston.  Even though they come from very different backgrounds, they become closest of friends as they work together to solve crimes. Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander are both interesting actresses.  I can't wait to see the behind-the-scenes extra features in the … [Read more...]

“Remember Me” – Rizzoli & Isles Season Two Is Available on DVD – Now!

  In Rizzoli & Isles, Jane is pursued by a serial killer, Charles Hoyt.  Ew. The name just makes my skin crawl.  Played frighteningly by actor, Michael Massee, Hoyt uses his vast medical knowledge to systematically torture and kill vulnerable women.  In Season One he kidnaps Jane and is just about to kill her when her partner, Vince, finds her and shoots Hoyt.  But he isn't dead and continues to show up in Jane's life. In the … [Read more...]

Rizzoli & Isles – Season 2 Available on DVD Next Week! Pre-Order Now for 5/22 Ship!

Have you watched the hit series Rizzoli & Isles?  It's one of my favorites.  Because I have a daughter, seeing strong and smart women on television is important to me.  I want her to know that there are opportunities and rewards for being physically fit and intelligent.  There are also many lessons about female friendships - the ups and the downs! If you haven't seen Rizzoli & Isles yet, this is a perfect time to start - Season One is … [Read more...]