Kirby Planet Robobot

Kirby: Planet Robobot is Eating Up All of My Free Time

Reviewer: Jason, Age 13 Game: Kirby: Planet Robobot The pink puffball is back in an all new adventure with giant robots. In Kirby: Planet Robobot, you play as Kirby, eating things and absorbing their powers as usual. But then, the Invader Armor comes down and you kill it because you are Kirby, a being possessing infinite power. Next you hop into the armor and it becomes the Robobot … [Read More...]


I Finally Scratch Mosquitos Off My List of Things That Bug Me

Summer is finally here! While I'm not the biggest fan of heat and humidity, I do absolutely love heading to the backyard with the boys to have a catch, play some whiffle ball or toss a frisbee around. My favorite part of summer? Grilling! Tossing on some burgers and hot dogs is just the ultimate … [More...]

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Win Kung-Fu Panda 3 Awesome Edition on Blu-ray/DVD

Skadoooooosh! I'm a big fan of Kung Fu Panda. Which is good, because the noodle-eating, big-bellied Po, is pretty big to begin with. My family loved the first two films but we haven't seen the third one yet. Luckily Kung Fu Panda 3 comes out Blu-ray/DVD June 28! Even luckier for us, we're … [More...]


The $700+ Mega Logitech Giveaway

As a dad, it doesn't take much to make me smile. Seeing my kids read comic books, play video games or build some Lego sets is enough to get me going. But if you go a step further and ask what makes me smile outside of my wife and kids? Well, I wouldn't be lying if I said I was a gadget geek. I … [More...]


A Fanboy’s Guide to Keeping it Smooth

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Mach3Signature #CollectiveBias How YOU doing? Yeah, I most definitely have a way with the ladies. Always have. I can remember all the way back to junior high gym class. We … [More...]

#F-Secure SAFE

Online Parenting Just Got Easier with #FSecureSAFE

My boys are 10 and 13. And as similar as they are with some things, they're also just as different. My oldest has never cursed a day in his life. He even gets upset when Allie and I spew some profanity. Our younger son, however, doesn't curse (yet), he's completely fine with hearing it and is … [More...]


Win a Shrek Anniversary Edition Blu-ray/DVD

Who knew that 15 years ago, Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy and Cameron Diaz would join forces for an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature? Well they did, thanks to some brilliant animation from DreamWorks. When the star of your movie is an obnoxious, angry, overweight, out-of-shape and constantly … [More...]


The World’s Greatest Secret Agent Danger Mouse Returns!

He's the greatest. He's fantastic. Wherever there is trouble he'll be there. Yes siree. Sweep up the crumbs and put on the tea kettle because Danger Mouse is back in business! If you're wondering what I'm talking about, well, that's just sad! Danger Mouse was one of my favoritest cartoons … [More...]


Free Printable Shrek Activity Pages

Has it really been 15 years since we all fell in love with a rude, stinky swamp-living green ogre named Shrek? Time sure flies when you're not saving princesses and fighting dragons! Well, DreamWorks can't let such a special anniversary go by without a celebration, so set your clocks for June 7, … [More...]


Keep Your Whole Family of Devices Safe with #FSecureSAFE

I have a love/hate relationship with computers. Always have. Doesn't matter if it's a Mac or a PC, there are so many amazingly awesome things you can do on a computer... and so many frustrating time-killers as well. Ever hook up a printer and use it immediately? How about creating a home network … [More...]


My Childhood Defined By Comics, Cartoons, Atari and Pizza

Everybody's got a "Happy Place." You know, that island in your mind you go to when you just need to get away and relax from the stress of life? Yeah, mine isn't so much a place as it is a decade. I may have been born in the '70s, but I grew up in the '80s. I am most definitely a child of the Bubble … [More...]


The King of Rest Decrees No More Fridge Sleeping

Since I was a teenager, I've had the most incredible superpower in the world: Sleep. Yeah, yeah. I know, anybody can sleep. But I made it a work of art. On weekends, I never even realized there was a world before noon. When I went off to college, I skillfully chose my classes so that the earliest … [More...]


Finding Peace With Captain America Civil War

What's so civil about war anyway? Absolutely nothing if you ask Guns n' Roses or two former avenging friends Iron Man and Captain America. Tony Stark and Steve Rogers are currently duking it out on the big screen in the mega-fantastic film Captain America: Civil War. (Super short spoiler-free … [More...]


Win a Samsung Galaxy Edge 32GB Smartphone #‎FSecureSAFE

You know what they always say: Safety First! Whether you're talking about tightrope walking or surfing the Web on your smartphone, it's a theory worth listening to. When it comes to safety, it's something many of us take for granted. But from the moment we were born, there was always someone … [More...]


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 … [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...]

Blog Spotlight Jana

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...]

SABRE Giveaway

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...]