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Movie Night with The Nut Job 2- Nutty By Nature

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Cooler temps outside means more snuggles inside! When we saw the advertisements for the Nut Job 2 - Nutty by Nature, we knew we wanted to see it.  Unfortunately, we were not able to see it in the theaters and Broxton has not let me forget that he wanted to see it.  I was so excited when we were sent a copy for review.   We planned our movie night and settled down for a night of laughter. 

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Synopsis:
Surly Squirrel (Arnett) and the gang are back, returning to Liberty Park after they are forced to leave their easy life at the nut store. Getting back to nature is the last thing Surly wants to do, but when a greedy mayor decides to destroy the park to build an amusement park, Surly and his ragtag critter friends must band toge…

Pokemon Petite Pals - Must have under the tree this year! #Review

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Do you have fans of Pokemon on your Christmas list?   My kid brother was big into the Pokemon craze back in his day and then Broxton jumped on it when it got big again with the Pokemon Go.  Of course, anything that Big Brother does, little sister needs to be ALL up in... so of course she LOVES "pick-choo" as she calls him and thinks she knows all about them.  We were recently sent the Pokemon Petite Pals Escape in the Forest Playset for review and it has seen plenty of playtime already!   I thought about giving it to Broxton, but when it was in my hands, I knew Savannah would be all over it. 
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Pokemon Petite Pals is so stinking cute!  It is a doll house type tree house that comes with accessories and a couple o…

Sesame Street Live - Worth it all! #SesameStreetLive #MakingMemories

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I am telling you, we have had so much negative in our lives lately, it is nice to be able to have a little positive to enjoy!!!  We were recently invited to go and check out Sesame Street Live! Let's Party!  in Duluth, Georgia.  Savannah is in LOVE with Elmo, so I was thrilled that we would be able to attend.

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She basically wasn't feeling well and we almost did not attend.  I decided that as much as she loves Elmo and the crew, I would take her and see how she did.  She slept the whole day and on the way there.  As soon as we walked in the door, she was wide awake and alert and acting like she was not sick at all. It was great, she was dancing and singing and just full of joy!!!!

Sesame Street Live!  Let's Par…

Holiday Bricktacular at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta

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Deck the halls with boughs of LEGO® brick at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta
Phipps Plaza attraction kicks off Holiday Bricktacular with annual Big Tree Build December 2 and 3 and continues festivities on weekends throughout the month

Families are invited to celebrate the merriest of seasons with LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta’s Holiday Bricktacular all December long! LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta will kick off the holiday festivities on Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3 with its annual, group Big Tree Build measuring 7 feet tall! Guests can also learn how to create LEGO® presents and experience the winter takeover in MINILAND® every weekend of December!

During the month of December, groups with at least one jolly person wearing an ugly holiday sweater will receive 10 percent off of their retail purchase, some restrictions apply.

WHAT:           
Holiday Bricktacular
Families will experience the LEGO Big Tree Build, learn to build LEGO presents, enjoy the MINILAND® …

Season of gratitude & giving at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta

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Families are invited to take part in the annual LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta Thanksgiving Food Drive, benefiting Atlanta Community Food Bank through the month of November. Leading up to Thanksgiving, guests are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food items at the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta admissions counter. Guests who graciously donate three or more food items will receive a Kids Go FREE voucher!

WHAT:
Thanksgiving Food Drive Families are invited to bring non-perishable food donations this holiday season and will receive a special offer for donations benefiting the Atlanta Community Food Bank

WHEN:
Throughout November

WHERE:
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta 
Phipps Plaza, Third Floor
3500 Peachtree Road NE
Atlanta, GA 30326

HOW:
Bring three or more non-perishable food items to LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta’s admissions counter and receive a Kids Go Free voucher. The voucher is valid for one child’s ticket with the purchase of an adult ticket in-store or online (valued at $…

Had a blast at @SesameStLive # SesameStreetLive

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This past weekend was a great one, being that I was able to take the kids to see Sesame Street Live!  Let's Party!  As I have mentioned before, Savannah LOVES Elmo, so I was thrilled when I got the invitation to go check out their live show.  I was worried for a bit, since Savannah wasn't feeling well... but the crew on Sesame Street must have made her feel better!     

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Once the show started, her eyes were glued to the stage. She was laughing and giggling and dancing in her seat the whole time. I will be honest, I didn't even read the information about the show, I just knew that I wanted to take her to see it.  Now that I have been, I am telling you... If you and your kids love Sesame Street, you will love thi…

Buy One,Give One deal over at @zulily

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What better time to give, than now?  So happy to be able to share a great thing going on over at Zulily! You know how much we love books, so this is perfect for us! Let me tell you this, while I love sharing this about the Buy One, Give One Book special, make sure you check out Zulily for all your Christmas gift ideas!  They have so much more than just books and you are sure to find a great deal!

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Check out the information sent to me:
The start of the holidays marks the season for giving. This season, zulily, the online retailer obsessed with bringing special finds to its customers every day, is teaming up exclusively with Penguin Random House to help those impacted by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.
zulily is kicking off…

Sesame Street Live - Headed to Duluth, Ga!

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When Broxton was younger, he loved Elmo and the rest on Sesame Street.  I was excited when Savannah followed in her brothers footsteps and fell in love with the furry little red guy as well!  You can not even begin to imagine my excitement when I found out that Sesame Street Live!  Let's Party! was headed to Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth!  That meant I could plan a great night with the kiddos and work on my whole "making memories" plan for our life! 

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Savannah has always been a bit on the shy side, so last year when she ran up and hugged Elmo, I knew she had a friend in him!  I can't wait to see her face when she sees him up on the stage! 

I just wanted to share a bit about the show so that you could…

The Great Snow Rescue! #PawPatrol OUT TODAY

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We love Paw Patrol!   What a great show and the fact that Savannah and Broxton will both watch it and I don't have to hear anything, it makes it much better!  Savannah loves Skye, Broxton and I love Marshall!  Great news for us all, a NEW DVD!!!!!  Yay!




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The PAW Patrol brave the snow in an all-new DVD collection, PAW Patrol: The Great Snow Rescue, featuring seven action-packed adventures. Fans can join the heroic pack of rescue pups as they work together to save the Adventure Bay Snow Show, help a sleepwalking bear, rescue penguins and more. 

Paw Patrol: The Great Snow Rescue: 
Produced by Nickelodeon Home Entertainment 
Distributed by Paramount Home Media Distribution
Available on DVD October 24
Suggested retail price of …

Free Halloween Event at your local Portrait Innovations!

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Halloween is such a fun time of year for us.  Broxton loves getting dressed up and going trick or treating.  Savannah is at the age now that I think she will enjoy it more this year.  Her first Halloween she was a ghost to Broxton's Ghostbuster.  Last year, I had a hard time remembering... (I finally did, she was a butterfly and he was a ninja... ) Forgetting what they were LAST YEAR made me pretty excited to learn that Portrait Innovations was running a special!  I know I won't forget this time!  She is a little devil and he is a Phantom of Darkness! I absolutely LOVE the shot they captured of them!
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Portrait Innovations, the largest operator of free standing retail, professional portrait studios in …

Fun Giveaway for #BobsBurger fans!

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Guess what?  Loot crate knocked it out of the park for all Bob's Burger fans in their ANIMATION box!  I hate to admit that I have never seen the show.   Instead of adding a new show to my list of "must watch" and see what it's all about, I decided that I would host a giveaway for one lucky reader!!! Keep reading to see what all was in the box!  Again, way to go Loot Crate, I have yet to be disappointed! 

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Loot Crate sends the coolest boxes!  Even though I know nothing about Bob's Burger, I was totally impressed with the box.  When you see it, it is made to be a specials board to hold a  recipe card!  (Remember, you turn it inside out and get to enjoy the specially themed art work for each month!  Include…

Spongebob - The Complete Ninth Season

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I will be the first to admit that we don't watch Spongebob here... I have many friends that say their kids love it, but its just not my thing.  I am pretty sure they show it at Broxton's after school care, but that is about it!  I think that many kids will love this new DVD, it seems full of great episodes!



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SpongeBob and friends are back underwater with the DVD release of SpongeBob SquarePants: The Complete Ninth Season, which includes over 20 episodes and three double-length episodes from the show's ninth season. SpongeBob SquarePants continues to be the most-watched animated series for the past 15 years and in this DVD, SpongeBob, Sandy, Patrick, Squidward, Mr. Krabs and Plankton are up to even more of the…

Blaze and The Monster Machines : Wild Wheels Escape to Animal Island

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Savannah loves cars and monster trucks, trains and planes.  Basically she loves any mode of transportation.  This is when I THANK GOODNESS I saved Broxton's toys!  I have not introduced her to Blaze and the rest of them... Yet!   This looks like a great one, full of the Monster Machines as well as Animals!   Go ahead and check it out, perfect for some on your list this holiday season!


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The mighty monster machines are back in an all-new DVD collection, Blaze and the Monster Machines: Wild Wheels Escape to Animal Island. In this high-octane DVD, available September 19, Blaze and his friends find themselves on Animal Island, transforming into high-speed animal trucks in order to save the day. Fans can join the gang as th…

The Lost Village - #Smurfs

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I grew up as a child of the 80's. I loved the smurfs cartoon show and yep, I loved when they made a Smurf movie.  Bonus points that Broxton enjoyed it too! The name says it all, Smurfs, the Lost Village... Smurfette and a couple other key Smurf characters FIND A VILLAGE of Smurfs!!!  This is a must see movie!  If you loved the Smurfs, you will be MIND - BLOWN when you see this!  Talk about questions being answered and all that good stuff!  




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SMURFS: THE LOST VILLAGE is also available in THE SMURFS 3-MOVIE BLU-RAY COLLECTION, which includes The Smurfs and The Smurfs 2.

Synopsis:
In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting…

Time is flying #Giveaway

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Can you believe it is already October?
I was talking to a customer the other day and we discussed that this is the time of the year when everything just flies by.  Football season, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and then BOOM - It is a whole NEW YEAR!!!!!!!!!!
Not the best photo, I don't know why it is so blurry...
But, I love these two more than they will ever know!   They are growing so fast and they are my favorite everything! 

In honor of time flying by, I wanted to do a giveaway.
One lucky winner will win a $25 gift card to your choice of Wal-Mart OR Target.
You can use it to buy fall decor, save it for Thanksgiving groceries, Christmas gifts or whatever you would like to buy! 

What is your favorite thing about this time of year!

Enter below on the Rafflecopter form!

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Movie Night? Watch Rock Dog!!!

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We have movie nights as often as possible. We were lucky enough to have been sent Rock Dog for review and let me tell you, it is one that we watch over and over again.  I love the music, I love the story of following your dreams.  If you have not seen it, try to get it on your movie night list as soon as you can.  Broxton and Savannah request it often and even in the car when I can't see it, I can still enjoy listening to it!


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From Academy Award®-nominated writer-director Ash Brannon (Best Animated Feature Film, Surf’s Up, 2007) comes the heartwarming and hilarious family film RockDog. The music-filled adventure about a dog’s quest to fulfill his dream features an all-star cast, including J.K. Simmons (Zootopia), Luke…

Wanted: BEBOP and ROCKSTEADY - #TMNT are back!!!!!!!!!!!

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Have any Ninja Turtle Fans at home?  Maybe they have moved out, but are still on your list... It's never too early to start your shopping, or at least planning.  They are back now with a DVD sure to bring a smile to the face of fans of all ages! 
Read below to learn more! 





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For the first time ever, episodes of Nickelodeon's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will arrive on DVD two months before their television debut in Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wanted: Bebop & Rocksteady, hitting shelves September 12. This clock-stopping and time-hopping special is sure to be an instant favorite among modern day fans as well as superfans of the original 1980's series.

This thrilling addition to the Tales of the Te…

Paw Patrol: The Great Pirate Rescue - Now available

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It seems as though Paw Patrol is getting more and more popular each day and that is totally fine with me.  Broxton used to love watching it, but I guess he has grown out of it now.  He will watch if Savannah is watching and it is the only thing on, but if she isn't in here to watch, he is too busy to watch it with me.  Savannah loves Skye, of course...  but Marshall is still my favorite!  I have this put up for a rainy day treat and I know she will love it when I surprise her with it!  
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It's all paws on deck in Nickelodeon's brand-new DVD collection -PAW Patrol: The Great Pirate Rescue!  In this six-episode, swash-buckling adventure, the PAW Patrol take to the high seas for some epic rescues. Fans can join R…