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Celebrate Mardi Gras Community Coffee

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While I wish that we could head to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, it just is not in the cards to do so at this time.  That does not mean that we can not have a good time and celebrate on our own at home.  We were lucky that one year Marc's oldest came to visit and he brought us a King Cake from back home.  We have YET to find one that tastes anything like them here.  Yes, we do buy one anyways, as it is tradition...  that reminds me, Broxton is the one responsible for buying one this year, as he found the baby last time! Hope he has his money ready to get one!  

As I said, we can't go back to N.O. to enjoy, but I was able to bring a little New Orleans flavor here for us!!! How did I do that?  Well, Community Coffee has r…

Floogal Your World #Floogals on @SproutChannel

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If you follow me on Instagram (thank you) you have seen that I posted a few pictures of where I went to a blogger luncheon the other day to learn more about a new program coming out on Sprout TV January 23, you know, 1.23  at 8 pm.  We had a great lunch and while enjoying our meals, we also were able to enjoy a preview of the new show, called FLOOGALS..
Are you ready to learn about the Floogals?   They are these cute little alien type kids, called FLOOGALS.  (I thought it was going to be something more "girly" because of the flooGALS part of it, but it is gender neutral, so everyone can love it!) The floogals we meet are Fleeker, Flo and Junior Boomer.  Since Sprout aims for the target audience of the younger childre…

Take a break and color! #AdultColoringBooks

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I am not sure if you have heard about the newest thing...
Adult coloring books!  They are everywhere and they are set to fit the budget for everyone.  You can buy a nice fancy one and drop a few bucks on it, or you can get one just as cool for a lot less and have a blast.  I was sent a couple for review and I have really enjoyed it.  Let's be honest, I will bust out the crayons and color in my sons Star Wars and Paw Patrol coloring books without thinking twice... but it sure is nice to have an adult one to relax and unwind coloring a little here and there.  No, they are not as easy to finish as a big picture of Yoda, but they have been found to help release stress and help us just escape and unwind for a bit.  

I was sent …

Strike up a conversation with book from @JabberwockyKids @sourcebooks

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She enjoyed checking out the new books!
It has been said that the more you engage in conversation with children, the quicker they will pick things up. I believe that is why there is such a big draw to read to them as well,  you know, to let them pick up vocabulary words.  We read all the time, so Savannah hears conversation. If you have met me in real life (Broxton too) you know that there is rarely a quiet moment, so she hears talking all the time!   We were recently sent a set of books from The Smart Start Series and they are pretty good at engaging in conversation.  The books are meant to "Discover and Explore the everyday world with your child."    In Around My House we explore the different rooms.  We go and se…

Wonder Years Season 4 #HappyValentines

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Know what I am getting my husband for Valentines this year?  Season 4 of the Wonder Years!!! Yep. that is the plan. There is nothing that he needs and really nothing that he wants, but I know he enjoys the Wonder Years (he grew up watching it more devoted than I did!)  We have the other seasons, so I though this would be great to add to the collection!  What are you getting the love in your life?

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For six Emmy Award®-winning seasons, The Wonder Years on ABC captured the angst of growing up in suburban middle-class America in the late '60s, as seen through the life and times of Kevin Arnold (Fred Savage).  Audiences eagerly followed his evolution as a typical awkward teenager who remembered every moment o…

Love Disney Princesses? Grab Snow White on Blu-Ray!

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It has been a while since I watched any of the classic Disney princess movies. Now that we have our baby girl, I know we will be watching them all over again and I am thrilled to see the wonder and excitement as she watches each one of them!  ( I originally had most of them on VHS, but those days are long gone!  Time to start stocking up on Blu-Ray! )  While I did enjoy Snow White, I think I loved the dwarfs more than the Princess back then, so it will be interesting to see it now and see who I am drawn more to!  Available on Blu-Ray February 2nd, plan on adding this to your home library!  


Forever enchanting and inspiring, SnowWhite And The Seven Dwarfs embodies The Walt Disney Signature Collection’s legacy of animation.In t…

Monkey Up, starring Crystal the monkey digital download available now!

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Guess what everyone?  Air Bud Entertainment  (we love that dog and the "buddies" all from Air Bud Entertainment)  has a new movie out for us all to enjoy...  "Monkey Up" is available for digital download today and will be available on DVD on February 2. 
The film is also showing in AMC Theaters January 22 - 31. 
Read the information below to learn more about.  I will be reviewing it soon and will let you know my thoughts!  
A hilarious and heartwarming movie for the whole family, MONKEY UP stars ‘Crystal’ the adorable and multi-talented Capuchin monkey that audiences have fallen in love with in dozens of film franchises including The Hangover and Night at the Museum. The exciting new adventure introduces Cry…

Shimmer and Shine from Nickelodeon

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Nickelodeon has a new DVD coming out at the beginning of February.  We have yet to see the show, but from the list of items available on Amazon, it seems like a good show that kids are enjoying.  Read below to learn more about it. 

About Shimmer and Shine: Twin sisters Shimmer and Shine are Leah's secret genies-in-training! Leah always has some dilemma that she needs her magical friends' help with, and the genies are happy to grant her three wishes a day.  As genies-in-training, they sometimes misinterpret what Leah wishes for, and often times they'll accidentally grant her wishes she didn't even mean to make. Each wrong wish quickly compounds into a crazy adventure. Ultimately, through teamwork, the genies a…