Win Free Birds Turkey Hats

 

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and to celebrate, check out this giveaway for official Turkey Hats from this year’s themed movie, Free Birds.

The 3D animated ReelFX and Relativity film hit theaters on November 1st. The film is a buddy-comedy about two turkeys from opposite sides of the tracks who must put aside their differences and team up to travel back in time to change the course of history and get turkey off the holiday menu for good. Produced by Aron Warner of Shrek, it features the voices of Owen Wilson, Amy Poehler and Woody Harrelson.

The soundtrack for Free Birds can be found on iTunes, and you can catch the movie in a theater near you.
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WIN – Best Lunch Box Ever Cookbook

School is here! Ready to make those lunches? No? Well think  again if you are dreading this daily chore to help get the kids off to school. The Cookbook Best Lunch Box Ever , ideas and recipes for School Lunches Kids Will Love by Katie Sullivan Morford is a promising cookbook to help get parents and kids excited about school lunches again.

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Sometimes you just need help , an idea to help put together a lunch. Kids get tired of the same old things, peanut butter and jelly, an apple a salad. Boring! Spice up that lunch box and have the kids help .

With 10 Chapters to go through you have plenty to choose from, the Brown Bag basics which is tips to keep food cool till lunch, portion sizes and more. Planning is important, there’s a section on this and it will help even the most unorganized parent prepare lunch easier. Don’t skip this chapter! Next is the food chapters, your array of sandwiches, including just a few are- Smoked Salmon Tea Sandwich, Chickpea Panini and Turkey Hummus Cuties. You have Salads that are aimed for children, roll ups, wraps, and a whole chapter on how to help turn left overs into an amazing lunch. Not skipping the main bulk is fruits and vegetables, little extras to add in there for the kids and even a section for some healthy treats like Rosie’s Energy Balls and more. I like the additional chapters for after school snacks. Yet another daily thing that parents like myself sometimes come to dread. You just serve the same things over and over, well Katie helps take you through the steps and tips to kick up not only your kids lunch box meal but after-school goodies the kids will adore you for! I made some Shredded BBQ Pork Wraps for the kids from leftovers. Perfect size for the lunch box!
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Celebrate Strawberry Shortcake’s return for the 3rd season with “Tiny Dancer” Toddler Pajamas Review & Giveaway

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Strawberry Shortcake is definitely a favorite in our house right now!! Everynight before we go to bed, we have to read our Strawberry Shortcake books, as well as watch the show or movie whenever we get to :).

With that being said, I promise you that the countdown is definitely on for the upcoming 3rd season, Berry Bitty Adventures, on the Hub, on April 6th at 8:30am ET.

About Berry Bitty Adventures:

In “Berry Best Treasure,” an all-new episode airing April 6th at 8:30am ET. Strawberry Shortcake invites her friends on a treasure hunt that unexpectedly leads to a search for their missing puppies!

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Up for Grabs: 2 boxes of Paisley Tea Co. organic tea. (Guest Give Away from @turningclockbac)

Guest Post Giveaway from Diane at Turning the Clock Back

My husband and I are huge tea drinkers and my tea cabinet is overflowing because I cannot resist trying out a new tea! In fact, I think I might be approaching the ‘addiction’ phase of tea drinking! I try and find organic tea whenever possible since it is much better for our environment than traditionally grown teas. I recently tried some organic tea from Paisley Tea Co. and have been very impressed with it! Here is some information about Paisley Tea Co. from their website:

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British by way of India, the paisley pattern, like tea, became popular in the 17th century. Our Paisley blends are inspired by great English tea – rich, robust, dark in the cup and delicious with or without milk.

Paisley Tea is Certified Organic and Fair Trade and comes in 4 different varieties. You can choose from Green Ginger, Double Earl Grey, Decaf English Breakfast and Regular English Breakfast. They are produced by the Two Leaves Tea Company which also offers a number of tea gifts like tea pots and tea samplers. These teas come in a box of 24 English style tea bags. They are gluten [Read more…]

PAJANIMALS DVD Review and Giveaway

We just watched the cutest DVD- my son is in hog-heaven- called the PAJANIMALS. This is just the cutest thing- and right up his ally (cute, fuzzy stuffed animals that sing and wear pajamas? DONE!)

I thought it would be cute to see what Little Man had to say- he may not be old enough to type, but he has a mouth, and he sure knows how to use it, LOL.


As summer begins its transition into fall and children return to pre-school, kindergarten and other daytime routines, getting young ones back into healthy bedtime habits can be a real challenge. But thanks to The Jim Henson Company and Sprout, there is plenty of help for parents from the adorable PAJANIMALS.

The all-new season of PAJANIMALS on Sprout, premiering August 27, has more adventures with Cowbella, Apollo, Sweetpea Sue and Squacky. This inseparable quartet takes young viewers on more exciting imaginary journeys with music and new friends on every adventure, modeling the skills preschoolers need to move through their days successfully, especially getting ready for and going to bed. . PAJANIMALS can also be seen on weekends on the NBC Kids block.

And also BRAND NEW for PAJANIMALS! The new PAJANIMALS “Light in the Sky” app, priced at $4.99, is another wonderful way for your young ones to experience the PAJANIMALS up close and personal. Now available from the App Store on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, this app allows your children to play and sing along with this fully 3D, highly interactive episode based on the actual show. Kids can poke, tickle and swipe as they discover all the fun toys they can play with in the Pajanimals’ room. They can also feel the rhythm while tapping along with their favorite Pajanimals’ songs. The PAJANIMALS “Light in the Sky” allows youngsters to blast off in a rocket ship to visit the moon, set off fireworks and shooting [Read more…]

Win Tickets to How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular Ticket Giveaway @DWdragonslive

You don’t want to miss How To Train Your Dragon Live Spectacular when it comes to East Rutherford late September27-30. Visit the website at http://dreamworksdragonslive.com/ for more information.

THE MOST TECHNICALLY ADVANCED TOUR INTEGRATING ANIMATRONICS, PROJECTIONS, LIVE CAST AND NEW TECHNOLOGIES.

• Global Creatures & DreamWorks have partnered to bring the Academy-Award nominated film to life with real flying, fire-breathing dragons.

• The production is four years in the making.

• The production has the largest number of animatronics ever to tour the globe.

• The Red Death Dragon is the largest animatronic ever built by Creature Technology Company at over 40 feet high [Read more…]

Halo Sleep Sack Crib Set Review & Giveaway @HaloSleepSack

With the American Academy of Pediatrics now saying “no” to crib bumpers, HALO Innovations has introduced its own Safe Sleep Crib Setdesigned to create an attractive and safe sleep environment for babies.

This five piece HALO Safe Sleep Crib Set consists of a Halo Sleepsack wearable blanket, SleepSack Swaddle, both in 100% cotton; two coordinating crib sheets in soft cotton jersey; and a matching crib skirt.

What HALO has to say:

“Too often parents ‘overdress’ the crib with quilt and bumpers, both of which can pose a breathing threat for baby,” comments Bill Schmid, founder of Halo Innovations. “The Halo SleepSack and SleepSack Swaddle are the only things a baby needs in the crib to stay warm and sleeping safely, and the soft jersey sheet provides a snug fit on the mattress.

My thoughts:

I absolutely LOVE everything about this set!! It is an amazing set that has been great for my girls! My oldest daughter had a SleepSack swaddle when she was younger, but I never realized that this Set was available. [Read more…]

Win a $50 Visa Gift Card from La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre

In this episode of corner of the web, we take a look at a San Diego Plastic Surgery Center, La Jolla Cosmetic Surgery Centre. The centre was started in 1988 with the ideals of a world class surgical center while give a home-like comfortable environment. The center now has four doctors all of which are accredited and dedicated to making every patient feel like their most important one.

La Jolla has just about any form of cosmetic surgery you can think of and probably a whole bunch that you can’t. Surgery is broken down into four general categories: Face, Breasts, Body, Botox & Fillers. There is a great deal of detail in regard to each procedure as well as patient [Read more…]