SING Special Edition arrives in March #SingMovie #SingSquad #ad @SINGMOVIE

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Sing is made by the same production company which brought us The Secret Life of Pets and the Despicable Me franchise and follows in line as a family fun movie for all.

The hit heart warming movie Sing is due to arrive in all formats this March it will be available March 3rd on Digital HD and March 21st on Blu ray and DVD.  This movie is about a music competition with an all star cast including Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey as Buster Moon, an eternally optimistic koala who puts on the world’s greatest singing competition to save his crumbling theater; Academy Award® winner Reese Witherspoon as Rosita, an overworked and unappreciated mother of 25 piglets desperate to unleash her inner diva; Scarlett Johansson as Ash, a punk rock porcupine with a beautiful voice behind her prickly exterior; Taron Egerton as Johnny, a young gangster gorilla looking to break free of his family’s felonies; as well as Seth MacFarlane, John C. Reilly, and Grammy Award-nominated Tori Kelly.  The film is a delight for children and adults with tons of good music over 65 track including a new track by Stevie Wonder and Ariana Grande, Faith.
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Trudeau – Making Food Prep Easy

Coffee is life’s bood for many.  Most are very specific in their personal tastes, and either only enjoy a certain brew from a certain source or only enjoy their beverage a certain way.  While I’m not that picky, and no one in this house is, I will tell you that my husband’s favorite way to make coffee is infusion by French Press.  This method has you first put your coffee into a beaker then add almost boiling water.  This makes the coffee blend with the water.  The longer you keep the infusion working, the stronger and more robust the favor becomes.  If you want something on the tame side, use less coffee and steep for a shorter amount of time.  Once you are ready to drink, press the filter through your beverage from top to bottom and pour.  The grounds stay at the bottom. Enjoy your fresh made French Press coffee.  This coffee can be as personal and unique as you are so, experiment and find your favorite.  But be warned- this may be your new favorite coffee.  The coffee press by Trudeau is perfect for this and has superb quality as well as making 34oz.

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Next up are some school lunch or work lunch necessities from Trudeau, FUEL. FUEL features a variety of innovations and “I need that” designs that set the line apart from traditional lunch box offerings such as; individual condiment containers, a salad bowl with built in dressing storage and ice pack, a multi compartmentalized Bento Box with removable insides, a vacuum sealed soup and food container with separate pieces to house crackers and chips, snap together cutlery, double walled hydration and beverage bottles, and so much more.
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Win a Copy of @secretlifeofpets #TheSecretLifeOfPets #PetsPack

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Have you see the movie “The Secret Life of Pets” yet? I took my son while it was still in theaters, and we both enjoyed it. I thought it was going to be another movie that you, as a parent, sat through because you love your kid- but it was super cute, and I even laughed out loud a few times. I’m all for shows and movies everyone can watch (and that go beyond simple “endurance” as a parent). If you’ve not seen this one yet- do. It’s fun. And it has a great message too, without being at all preachy.

It’s available in stores everywhere as of December 6, so you can go get your copy any time you want.  (It’s a great holiday gift, as well.) Here is a trailer of the movie, in case you haven’t seen any yet.

My son was eleted when the movie came- and he was even more excited when he saw it came with a Secret Life of Pets poster as well. He even got a hat and stickers- perfect for this holiday season. He (of course) immediately popped the movie in. We also watched it together over the weekend when daddy was around.

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What your pets do when you’re not home? #TheSecretLifeOfPets #PetsPack

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Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home? The Secret Life of Pets is now available to own on Digital HD!

Download your copy today from iTunes (also available on Google Play, Amazon Video, and more). It’s the only way the whole family can watch The Secret Life of Pets over the Thanksgiving holiday. And don’t forget, Digital HD allows you to watch the film on any device, anytime anywhere.

The download also comes with three hilarious mini-movies: the all-new Norman Television and Weenie PLUS Mower Minions. Check out a clip from Mower Minions below:

ABOUT THE FILM

FROM ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES, THE HUMANS BEHIND THE DESPICABLE ME FRANCHISE, COMES AMERICA’S #1 ORIGINAL FILM OF THE YEAR!

In their fifth fully animated feature-film collaboration, Illumination Entertainment and Universal Pictures present The Secret Life of Pets, a comedy about the lives our pets lead when we leave for work or school. Max, voiced by Louis C.K., is a loyal terrier living a perfectly happy existence until his owner, Katie (Ellie Kemper) brings home Duke (Eric Stonestreet) a big, boisterous mutt she finds at the shelter. When Max and his unruly new “roommate” slip away from their dog-walker, they find themselves lost in the urban jungle of New York City. In an attempt to stay ahead of animal control and a rebel band of abandoned pets led by an unhinged bunny named Snowball (Kevin Hart), they put aside their differences to survive the epic journey back home.
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WIN Ice Age: Collision Course #ScratInSpace #CollisionCourse

Have your kids seen the new movie, Ice Age: Collision Course, yet? My son watched it over and over as soon as the DVD arrived- he really enjoys this series.

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Scrat’s epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and adventure, traveling to exotic new lands and encountering a host of colorful new characters.

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The cast includes returning favorites as well as some new voices, including Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Simon Pegg, Keke Palmer, Jennifer Lopez, Queen Latifah, Adam Devine, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Max Greenfield, Jessie J, Nick Offerman, Wanda Sykes, Stephanie Beatriz, Michael Strahan, Melissa Rauch, and Neil deGrasse Tyson.

We had a great family night in watching the movie. My son likes Scrat the best (always chasing that acorn) and Sid as well, while I prefer cantankerous Manny.  He’s just being practical, after all. He was very excited when he saw the new movie had arrived, and it came on a good day- he wasn’t feeling very well, and had stayed home from school that day.

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Skylanders Imaginators – The Newest #Skylanders Video Game

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Skylanders are back with Skylanders Imaginators, and this time they need some of your imagination to save the day.  Kaos is once again causing problems in the Skyland, and Eon needs you to defeat him and the Magic Mind he used to create new Doomlanders.  This Skylanders differs from previous iterations in the series in a pretty cool way- you can now create your own Skylanders. Nothing but your creativity will hold you back with your new Skylander creations. With the help of Senseis in game which specializes in one of ten different techniques, you can also train your Skylander to defeat Kaos and his minions.  As with other games in the series, all previous Skylanders can be used with the Imaginators game including Super Charger vehicles and traps (both of which are functional in race mode).

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In total there are 31 new senseis to collect, as well as Creation Crystals which save the Skylanders you create. This allows you to call upon their help whenever needed.  In addition to new Skylanders, there are also a few surprises. You can now use Kaos in game, and purchase his collectable toy as well.  In addition to Kaos, Crash Bandicoot is making his first Skylanders appearance with his own unique fighting abilities including his whirlwind spin, TNT crates, and yo-yo Sky-Chi attack.
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WIN Trolls TruMoo Halloween Sweepstakes Prize Pack #DreamWorksTrolls

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Are your kids excited to see the soon to be released film, Trolls? The film has partnered with TruMoo Chocolate Milk to create TruMoo Chocolate and Orange Scream milks featuring Poppy and Branch from the new Trolls movie- fun, yes?

TruMoo has also launched the TruMoo Halloween Sweepstakes where you can enter codes found on caps of specially marked TruMoo milk products for a chance to win a family cruise plus weekly Trolls prizes.

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Now for a limited time, TruMoo Chocolate and Orange Scream milks feature Poppy and Branch from the new Trolls movie. Whether served in a glass or incorporated in creative recipes like Poppy’s Orange Scream Pudding Parfaits, “Trollicious” Chocolate Cheesecake Dip and Truly Colorful Crepes, every little Troll and Bergen will be asking for more.

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Enter the TruMoo Halloween Sweepstakes for a chance to win a DreamWorks Experience Cruise! Just enter codes found on caps of specially marked TruMoo milk, and your family could win a DreamWorks Experience Royal Caribbean Cruise plus weekly Trolls prizes!

Sweepstakes ends on 11/16/16 at 11:59:59 a.m. PT. For complete Official Rules, go online to www.trumoo.com.

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Zoonicorn Launches New App

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The magical and popular Zoonicorn ( think Zebra + Unicorn) creatures have grown! Zoonicorn has launched a series of interactive stories, games and apps for both IOS and Android. 

This holiday season, win your child’s heart with Zoonicorns, a collection of four adorable plush toys, each with their own unique and loveable personality. A combination of exotic and mythical animals (zebras and unicorns), Zoonicorns are enchanting creatures that make the perfect companions for the fun-loving and highly imaginative child. Soft and snuggly, Zoonicorns will take your youngster on fun adventures in their dreamland, where together they teach other animals life lessons on friendship, kindness and compassion.

Zoonicorns NEW app further expands the Zoonicorn world through interactive activities which help kids feel better connected to their new best friends, while being entertained and educated. “Friends Through the Storm,” an interactive read-along, allows children to tap, play and find hidden interactive objects across the whole story. The “To Catch a Fish” app follows the Zoonicorns on the quest to help their friend, Pancake the Otter, catch a fish to prove he’s a big otter. “Ene’s Matching Game” will test your youngster’s memory skills through a fun game of matching the cards, but you have to be quick, the clock is ticking!
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