Sears In-Vehicle Pick-Up Solves the Mother’s Day Dilemma

Moms have the hardest (and clearly worst paying) job around. They also have the most important job anyone could ever undertake. Sure, anyone can cook, clean, and dress their kids. Keeping the little guys and gals alive is a full-time gig but that's only a fraction of what a mom does. There's the teaching, the support, the learning from failures, the knowing when to let gos and above all us, the … [Read More...]


Go for the Gold with Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

This summer, the Olympics head to Rio! But you don't need to buy a ticket to Brazil to get in on the games. At least not at the moment... That's because our old friends Mario and Sonic are joining their friends for the latest and greatest Nintendo Olympic game! Our fine friends over at Nintendo … [More...]


Win Marvel’s Civil War Hardcover ($35)

Have you picked a side yet? It's all everyone in the nation is talking about these days. Two sides polarized against each other in a political battle of epic proportions. Oh, sorry. No, I'm not talking about some silly old Democratic or Republican campaigns. Is anyone really talking about them? … [More...]


Ratchet & Clank Leap from PlayStation to the Big Screen

I've had a lot of video game platforms in my lifetime, but right now I'm so wishing I owned a PS4. Yes I did own an original PlayStation and even a PS2, but life got in the way and I haven't kept up with it. Recently, I had the privilege of attending an early screening of the Ratchet & Clank … [More...]


7 ‘Super’ Films on Netflix to Hold You Over Until Civil War

We're only a few weeks away from the battle of the century. No offense to Joe Frazier or Muhammad Ali. I'm talking about Captain America versus Iron Man in the insanely anticipated Captain America: Civil War movie coming out on May 6. While I've watched (and rewatched) all the Marvel Cinematic … [More...]

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Blog Spotlight: Jana from Merlot Mommy

Blogger: Jana Blog Name: Merlot Mommy How did you get started blogging? I started out blogging about crafts and wine. Years ago I thought it would be fun to document step-by-step crafts and card making. I gave that up really quickly when I realized that was kind of boring. But I do still … [More...]

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Win a SABRE Personal Alarm (RAINN Edition)

If you read my recent post, you know that April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Protection Month. And the best way to fight against this is by making some serious noise. Hopefully my post helped due that by raising awareness. But another way to make some noise is by... well, making some noise! … [More...]

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Marvel’s First Doctor Strange Trailer Materializes on the Web

It's weird. It's mysterious. It's spiritual. It's metaphysical. It's... well... it's strange for sure. Yep, the very first trailer for Marvel's Doctor Strange has hit the Internet and it's every bit as amazing looking as I expected. You get to see the arrogant Stephen Strange go from successful … [More...]

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My 10-Year-Old Takes Up Arms and Reviews Clash Royale

I've written about SuperCell's awesome Clash of Clans app before. It's a lot of fun and something I was able to play with my kids and their friends! Recently, when my 10-year-old son Ryan started playing SuperCell's newest game Clash Royale, he was so excited that I had to try it.  And I was … [More...]

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Win a Canvas Creation from Canvas People ($99 value!)

Mother's Day is coming up! Yeah, it seems to sneak up on us kids every year, doesn't it? Personally, I'm always at a loss for what to get my mom. A nice sweater? Flowers? Yet another cookbook? Sure those all work fine, but there's no real "Wow!" factor. I mean this is the woman who brought me … [More...]

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Free Finding Dory Color and Activity Sheets

Summer may seem so far away, but before we know it, June will be here! And with it comes a movie you will never forget! The main character on the other hand can barely remember her name. A sequel to the awesome underwater adventure known as Finding Nemo is finally surfacing! On June 17, Disney … [More...]

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Free Star Wars: The Force Awakens DVD/Blu-ray After Cashback

"It's true. All of it." Okay, so maybe Han Solo was speaking about some mystical energy out there in the universe but it holds true for this here amazing freebie offer! Thanks to a special promotion with TopCashback.com, all new members can get a Free Star Wars: The Force Awakens on … [More...]

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The Force Has Finally Arrived in My House

Star Wars Day comes early this year! May 4 (May the Fourth Be With You!) is usually the day all Star Wars fans let their Force Flag fly! But today, April 5 is a true Star Wars day because Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD! Yes indeed, Episode VII is in … [More...]

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Blog Spotlight: Penelope from Penelope’s Oasis

Blogger: Penelope Blog Name: Penelope's Oasis Penelope Guzman was one of the first bloggers I ever had the privilege of meeting in person. She's one of two of the most influential bloggers in my life and has taught me so very much about how to turn blogging into a serious career, without … [More...]


Win Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Chip on Blu-ray

Normally when you're on a Road Trip, you need to watch out for small animals on the road. Thing is, "on the road" is supposed to mean the little critters are scampering across the asphalt desperately avoiding your tires. Not this time. In Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Road Trip, everyone's … [More...]


Get Healthy With Your Habits and Nature Made Vitamins

“This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” Someone once told me the first step is the hardest. And sure, if I'm running a 5k (which I've never done), that last few hundred feet may very well be insanely hard. But nothing will ever be … [More...]


Free Alvin and The Chipmunks Coloring and Activity Pages

Alllllllllllllllvvviiiiiiiiiin! Yep, I remember hearing that all the time when I was a kid. It seems the Chipmunks have been around forever! I used to watch the really old cartoons when I was a kid, as well as the newer Saturday morning series. There was just something lovable about that trio of … [More...]

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8 Ways Batman Could Kick Superman’s Kryptonian Keester

Superman's one of the most powerful characters around. And for that very reason, I've never liked him. I mean, seriously? Super strength. Flight. Super speed. X-Ray vision. Heat Vision. Invulnerability. And that's not even counting the ridiculously stupid powers he's had over the years like Super … [More...]