October 15, 2019

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A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish - Out on Digital TODAY #CinderellaChristmas

Terrance (played by Barclay Hope) & Dominic Wintergarden (played by Gregg Sulkin) at the infamous Wintergarden Ball with Joy Decker (played by Lillian Doucet-Roche).Photo credit: © 2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Break out the mistletoe and holly. The day is here - and it feels just like Christmas morning. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is excited to bring you the music and the magic of the holidays with the release of A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish – Available NOW on Digital, and on Blu-ray and DVD on October 29.


Grace (played by Chanelle Peloso) and Diedre Decker (played by Johannah Newmarch) hold Bruno, Kat’s dog.Photo credit: © 2019 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Check out this exclusive clip and photos from the film that will get you excited to relive the timeless tale of Cinderella with a modern-day, holiday twist!
Iconic to the characters, the clip reveals Kat’s step-family making her feel unwanted, in true Cinderella fashion!
 


Brimming with overtones from the classic fairytale, this contemporary musical follows Katherine “Kat” Decker (Laura Marano) dreaming of becoming a famous singer-songwriter. Her reality, however, is suffocated by her conniving and cruel stepfamily and a demoralizing job working as a singing elf at billionaire Terrence Wintergarden’s Santa Land. When she starts to fall for Nick (Gregg Sulkin), the handsome new Santa at the tree lot, things begin to look up. Unfortunately, when her stepmother and stepsisters realize Kat has been invited to the prestigious Wintergarden Christmas Gala, they’ll stop at nothing to procure their own invitation and keep Kat from attending. With the help of her attentive dog, a true friend, and a little bit of holiday magic, Kat may just make it to the gala, discover the true identity of Nick, and experience the true meaning of Christmas.
 
This is the fifth installment in the A Cinderella Story movie series, and first one with a Christmas theme. Other titles include A Cinderella Story (Hilary Duff), Another Cinderella Story (Selena Gomez), A Cinderella Story: Once Upon a Song (Lucy Hale) and A Cinderella Story: If the Shoe Fits (Sofia Carson). The film is produced in association with Blue Ribbon Content for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

October 14, 2019

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Toy Story 4 - Activity Pages / Pumpkin Carving Stencil

Toy Story 4 is available now on Digital 4K Ultra HD™, Movies Anywhere, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray™, and DVD!  Looking for a fun pumpkin carving idea this year?  Why  not try your hand a the belowt Forky Pumpkin Carving Stencil!

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Stocking Stuffer Alert!!! Lip Smacker Disney Lip Balm only $2.99

Now is the time to pick up items for the Christmas Stockings!   Right now you can score
Lip Smacker Disney Emoji Lip Balm on Amazon for $2.99 FREE Shipping on orders over $25.00 shipped by Amazon  or if you are Prime member it ships free anyways


Lip Smacker (Olaf ICY Truffle Treat) is on sale for $2.99 and free shipping

October 11, 2019

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The Spooky Tale of Captain Underpants "Hack-A-Ween" - Make Your Own Captain Underpants Pumpkin


Tra-La-Laaaaaaa! It’s time to make your very own Captain Underpants pumpkin! Perfect for Halloween, download the instructions now at http://bit.ly/CaptainUnderpantsHackaweenPumpkin 

THE SPOOKY TALE OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: HACK-A-WEEN is on Netflix right now!

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Holiday Special "How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming" To Air on NBC Dec. 3 at 8:30 PM ET/PT

ALL-NEW HOLIDAY SPECIAL ‘HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON HOMECOMING’ BASED ON THE HUGELY POPULAR DREAMWORKS ANIMATION FILM TRILOGY TO AIR ON NBC DEC. 3 AT 8:30 PM ET/PT 
Original Cast Members Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Gerard Butler and Craig Ferguson Return in Animated Half-Hour Epic Adventure
“How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming,” a half-hour animated special that brings the beloved characters of DreamWorks Animation’s critically acclaimed “How to Train Your Dragon” film trilogy back together for the holidays, is set to premiere this holiday season on NBC on Dec. 3, 2019, at 8:30 PM ET/PT.

“How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming” will feature the return of Jay Baruchel as the voice of Hiccup, America Ferrera as Astrid, Gerard Butler as Stoick, Craig Ferguson as Gobber, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse as Fishlegs. Taking place just before the emotional epilogue from the last installment of the film trilogy – and 10 years after the end of “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” – “How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming” opens with Hiccup and Toothless sharing stories of their special relationship with their respective families as they prepare for the Snoggletog Festival.

When it becomes clear that the new generation of Vikings doesn’t remember the bond between dragon and human, Hiccup makes a plan to celebrate dragons with a grand holiday pageant. This heartwarming idea leads to a series of hilarious and exciting events, but no matter the circumstance, everyone in New Berk – young and old alike – is reminded that dragons and humans are forever bonded.
DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon” film trilogy has earned more than $500 million domestically, including a $55 million opening weekend for the third film when it was released in February.
“How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming” also will be available on DVD Dec. 3, 2019, and on Digital Dec. 4, 2019, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The Digital and DVD versions come packed with special bonus features, including an inside look at the animation test featuring the breakout stars of the holiday special, the baby dragons known as Night Lights.

“How to Train Your Dragon Homecoming” will be available on Hulu beginning Dec. 5, 2019.
The holiday special is directed by Tim Johnson (Home, Antz), written by Jonathan Groff (black-ish) and Jon Pollack (Modern Family), and associate produced by Craig Rittenbaum (DreamWorks Dragons). 
ABOUT DREAMWORKS ANIMATION
DreamWorks Animation (DWA), a division of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group, within NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation, is a global family entertainment company with feature film and television brands. The company’s deep portfolio of intellectual property is supported by a robust, worldwide consumer products practice, which includes licensing, and location-based entertainment venues around the world. DWA’s film heritage includes many of the world’s most beloved characters and franchises, including “Shrek,” “Madagascar,” “Kung Fu Panda,” “How to Train Your Dragon,” “Trolls” and “The Boss Baby,” and have amassed more than $15 billion in global box office receipts. DreamWorks Animation’s television business has quickly become one of the world’s leading producers of high-quality, animated family programming, reaching consumers in more than 190 countries. Creating a diverse array of original content in a variety of formats and delivering deep, fully immersive worlds served up with compelling characters, the studio has garnered 25 Emmy Awards since inception in 2013.

October 10, 2019

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Homemade Elliott from ET #Halloween Costume #ETPhoneHome #Elliott

We like to make homemade Halloween costumes every year and this year my son will be Elliott from ET! It is a pretty simple costume to make and looks amazing! You will need the following items:
  • Red Hooded Shirt 
  • Bike Handlebars
  • Wire basket or plastic milk crate
  • White sheet or towel
  • Plush ET toy
  • Zip Ties
  • Bungee cord
First off we zip tied ET to the metal basket.  Then we took old bike handle bars and zip tied it to the basket.  Wrap a sheet, blanket, towel around ET to keep him hidden.  Attach a bungee cord around the basket and place it over your head.  This way it hangs nicely in front of you!


I picked up my basket at Target on clearance, but here is another great option: 
Wire Storage Basket $13.35 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49.

The ET plush in my photo is the one below that we purchased at Universal.
  

Universal E.T. Extra Terrestrial with Blue Embossed Hoodie Sweatshirt 15" Plush Doll$40.00 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49.

Here is a cheaper option:
Et Extra-terrestrial 12" Plush Doll Toy $11.45 & FREE Shipping on orders over $49

This outfit is super cute and only takes a matter of minutes to put together!!!

October 9, 2019

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Amazon First Reads - #Free Book for Amazon Prime Members in October

Amazon Prime Members can request a free book each from Amazon First Reads!

Get early access to editors' picks. Choose one FREE Kindle book each month and shop hardcovers for $9.99 or less. This month there are eight choices each valued at $4.99 and all books are available in advance of their official November 1st release date.


These are the Free books to chose from for Prime Members ($1.99 for non-Primers):
  • Under Lying by Janelle Harris
  • The Puzzle of You by Leah Mercer
  • An Equal Justice by Chad Zunker
  • Your Perfect Year: A Novel by Charlotte Lucas
  • A Transcontinental Affair: A Novel by Jodi Daynard
  • Room to Breathe by Liz Talley
  • Broken Glass by Alexander Hartung
  • The Last Dance by Martin L. Shoemaker
First Reads is a program that offers customers early access to new Kindle books across popular genres from Amazon Publishing.  Every month customers may choose one of the books selected by our editors for $1.99. 

Joining is free with no purchase obligation. By joining, you receive a monthly e-mail announcing new Amazon First Reads picks. You can unsubscribe from the monthly e-mail at any time by visiting Amazon Local and Amazon Delivers E-mail Subscriptions in Your Account
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Slow Cooker Baked Potato Soup #Recipe

 
This recipe is so easy, just throw everything into a crock pot and let it do its thing! I only stirred it a couple times!  With temps dropping this week, it makes it perfect soup weather.  I also like to serve this with French bread as you can dip the bread into the soup!

Ingredients

  • 1 (32 oz.) bag frozen diced hash brown potatoes
  • 1 (32 oz.) box chicken broth (low sodium)
  • 1 (10 oz.) can cream of chicken condensed soup
  • 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 3/4 cup crumbled bacon ( I just use the read bacon bit pieces in the salad aisle)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste

Directions

  1. Combine diced hash brown potatoes, cheese, chicken broth, cream of chicken condensed soup, bacon pieces and cream cheese in slow cooker (I found it was easier to cut the cream cheese into chunks)
  2. Season with salt and pepper, then use a wooden spoon to mix  together.
  3. Place lid on slow cooker and cook on HIGH for 3 hours (or on LOW for 6 hours), stirring occasionally to mix in the cream cheese.

  4. Garnish with shredded cheddar cheese!
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New Balance Women's running shoes only $34.99 (was $59.99)

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October 8, 2019

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The Addams Family/Addams Family Values 2 Movie Collection out now on Blu-ray #Halloween

The Addams Family and Addams Family Values is out on Blu-ray in a 2-movie collection.  To celebrate the release this is the perfect time to have “Addams Family Halloween”.  This Halloween why not have a creepy and kooky dress up family viewing party or night out trick or treating.  
Note- both films are rated PG-13 and contain “spooky” humor.
 

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Synopsis
When long-lost Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd) reappears after 25 years in the Bermuda Triangle, Gomez (Raul Julia) and Morticia (Anjelica Huston) plan a celebration to wake the dead.  But Wednesday (Christina Ricci) barely has time to warm up her electric chair before Thing points out Fester's uncommonly "normal" behavior. Could this Fester be a fake, part of an evil scheme to raid the Addams fortune?

ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES Synopsis
It's love at first fright when Gomez (Raul Julia) and Morticia (Anjelica Huston) welcome a new addition to the Addams household -- Pubert, their soft, cuddly, mustachioed baby boy. As Fester (Christopher Lloyd) falls hard for voluptuous nanny Debbie Jilinksy (Joan Cusack), Wednesday (Christina Ricci) and Pugsley (Jimmy Workman) discover she's a black-widow murderess who plans to add Fester to her collection of dead husbands.  ADDAMS FAMILY VALUES is debuting on Blu-ray for the first time.


Here are some easy ways to make your family the Addams family this year.  If you live near a dollar tree, you can pick up a number of hula skirts or Rafia/grass table skirting –and wrap them around yourself.  Works best of you have old clothes to glue or stitch them on to it.  Once done add a black hat and some shades.

Want to be Fester like my little man?  You just need a cloak,  a bald cap, black and white face paint!  Going for the Wednesy look?  Then you will need to braid your hair into two braids, and add white face paint! It is so easy to get the Addams family looks with items you may already have in your closet!

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#HocusPocus on Digital SD or HDX only $9.99

Right now VUDU has Hocus Pocus on digital SD or HDX for only $9.99!
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Toy Story 4 is out now! Host your own Carnival night in honor of the movie! #ToyStory4

This summer, Disney and Pixar’s “Toy Story 4” took audiences on a hilarious and heartwarming road trip with Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the whole gang, earning a 98 percent critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes and more than $1 billion at the global box office. Packed with old friends and new faces, the fourth film in the beloved Toy Story series, which leads Woody to an unexpected fork in the road is out now on Digital in 4K Ultra HD™, HD, and on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray,™ .

Fans who bring home “Toy Story 4” will be treated to over an hour of bonus features celebrating the film’s iconic characters, Pixar’s filmmaking team and the legacy of “Toy Story,” which began as the world’s first fully computer-animated feature film released nearly 25 years ago. Extensive extras includes deleted scenes such as an alternate ending, an all-new featurette with an endearing look back on Woody and Buzz’s legendary friendship throughout the years; entertaining studio stories shared by members of the Pixar team; a nostalgic look back at the creation and first storyboard screening of “Toy Story” with filmmakers; and the pioneering efforts of Pixar artists who created the sets, characters, look and feel of the original film and much more.

In “Toy Story 4,” Woody (voice of Tom Hanks) has always been confident about his place in the world, and that his priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy or Bonnie. So, when Bonnie’s beloved new craft-project-turned-toy Forky (voice of Tony Hale) calls himself “trash,” Woody decides to teach Forky how to embrace being a toy. But a road-trip adventure, including an unexpected reunion with his long-lost friend Bo Peep (voice of Annie Potts), shows Woody how big the world can be for a toy. In addition, carnival prizes Ducky (voice of Keegan-Michael Key) and Bunny (voice of Jordan Peele) bring a new level of fun to the film.

The must-own, fourth installment in the Toy Story series will be packaged several ways to ensure families get the most out of their in-home entertainment experience. “Toy Story 4” arrives home a week early on Digital 4K Ultra HD™, HD and SD with two exclusive extras including a deleted scene, “Bonnie’s Playtime”. A physical copy of the film is available as a4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Digital Code), a Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Code) and a single DVD. Fans who wish to relive all four Toy Story adventures may opt for a Digital bundle, which is available for pre-order.

In the Toy Story 4 Woody's journey includes a visit to a carnival where he meets Ducky and Bunny, two carnival prizes. In honor of the movie out now, why not host your own Carnival Night! 


Set up fun games like  mini bowling pins  the our hallway and  let the kids have fun with their homemade bowling alley!  How about the Disney Pixar Toy Story 4 Carnival Chalk Activity Games, it is only $16.99 on Amazon.

You have to have some prizes for your games, so pick up a Ducky and Bunny plush!


Another fun idea is to have a candy bar and make your own popcorn station. Now you will need to make sure the kids don't gorge themselves on candy. But we never have that problem! Kernel Seasons has an entire line of butter and seasoning. This way once you pop the popcorn, then the kids can add whatever topping to it. You can pick up fun popcorn containers at the Target Dollar Spot or the Dollar Tree!

You can't go wrong with a fun family night and then snuggling together to watch Toy Story 4.  Looking for other fun Toy Story 4 ideas check out:
BONUS FEATURES (may vary by retailer)
            Blu-ray & Digital:
  • 'Toy Stories - The Toy Story 4 cast and crew share their love of toys!
  • Woody & Buzz - Take a look at the relationship between these two legendary characters.
  • Bo Rebooted - Discover how Team Bo reimagined all aspects of Bo Peep's identity to arrive at the fully realized character seen in the film.
  • Toy Box - Enjoy a collection of mini-docs on the film’s memorable new characters, featuring the voice actors, director Josh Cooley and Pixar artists talking about the many elements that make these characters fun and lovable
  • Let’s Ride With Ally Maki - Ally Maki, voice of Giggle McDimples, learns all about Pixar’s dialogue recording process from director Josh Cooley and his team.
  • Deleted Scenes introduced by director Josh Cooley including:
    • Scamming Playtime
    • Bo Knows Hippos
    • Desperate Toys
    • Knock-Offs
    • Recruit Duke
    • She’s The One
  • Audio Commentary, Trailers and more!
Digital Exclusive:
  • Anatomy of a Scene: Prologue - Filmmakers and crew review key scenes of the movie and dissect the practical and technological methods used to bring them to life.
  • Additional Deleted scene -  Bonnie’s Playtime

“Toy Story 4” Cast and Crew
“Toy Story 4” welcomes both veteran and new voices, including Tom Hanks as Woody, Tim Allen as Buzz Lightyear, Annie Potts as Bo Peep, Tony Hale as Forky, Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele as Ducky and Bunny, Madeleine McGraw as Bonnie, Christina Hendricks as Gabby Gabby, Keanu Reeves as Duke Caboom, Ally Maki as Giggle McDimples and Joan Cusack as Jessie. The voice cast also includes Jay Hernandez, Lori Alan, Bonnie Hunt, Kristen Schaal, Emily Davis, Wallace Shawn, John Ratzenberger, Blake Clark, the late Don Rickles and Estelle Harris.

“Toy Story 4” is directed by Josh Cooley, and produced by Mark Nielsen and Jonas Rivera. Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich and Pete Docter are executive producers, and Stanton and Stephany Folsom wrote the screenplay. Longtime “Toy Story” collaborator Randy Newman composed the score and wrote two new original songs, “I Can’t Let You Throw Yourself Away,” performed by Newman, and “The Ballad of the Lonesome Cowboy,” which is performed by Chris Stapleton for the end credits.

Product Specifications
Product SKUs:                  Digital = 4K UHD, HD, SD
                                                  Physical = 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (4K UHD+Blu-ray Feature+Blu-ray Bonus +Digital Code),
                                                  Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray Feature+Blu-ray Bonus+DVD+Digital Code) and DVD
Feature Run Time:          Approximately 100 minutes
Rating:                                  G in U.S. and Canada
Aspect Ratio:                    2.39:1
Audio:                                  4K UHD Blu-ray = English Dolby Atmos, English, Spanish and French 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus, English
                                                5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio
                                                Blu-ray = English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, English 5.1 DTS-HDHR, English 2.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish
                                                and French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Descriptive Audio
                                                DVD = English, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English 2.0 Dolby Digital,
                                                English 2.0 Descriptive Audio
                                                4K UHD Digital = English Dolby Atmos (platform dependent), English 7.1 (platform dependent),
                                                 English, Spanish & French 5.1, English, Spanish & French 2.0
                                                 HD Digital = English 7.1 (platform dependent), English, Spanish & French 5.1,
                                                English, Spanish & French 2.0
Subtitles:                            4K UHD Blu-ray = English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
                                                Blu-ray = English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles
                                                DVD = English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles (French subtitles are on Canadian DVD only)
Closed Captions:           English (DVD and Digital)

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Toy Story "Ham" Inspired corner bookmark #ToyStory #ToyStory4


The World’s Favorite Toys Are Back in the Adventure of a Lifetime!

Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story 4 Captures the Hearts of Fans Old & New Coming to Homes Digitally Oct. 1st and on Blu-ray™ and 4K UHD™ Oct. 8th.  In honor of the film, why not get creative with the kids and make this Toy Story "Ham" inspired corner bookmark!

Tired of your kids losing their place in the book they are reading?  Bookmarks can fall out from the bottom and kids get upset trying to find their place in the book.  With this corner bookmark, you can easily find your place when you pick up your book!

You’ll need:

Step 1:
Use the pink construction paper and draw a template on it or print template on it from your computer

Step 2:
Cut out your shape so it looks like this:



 Step 3:
Fold your triangles over and glue the top to the bottom triangle.

 

Step 4:
Cut out the ears and snout out of the construction paper and glue on to your bookmark

Step 5:   
Use your marker to finish the eyes and draw on the nostrils!   

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#DIY Tiki costume #halloween

Each year I try and design my kid's Halloween costumes.  My son is usually more game then my daughter!  Last year my son was Steve from Minecraft, this year he wanted to be a Tiki, so of course I had to oblige!  The entire costume cost under $10 to make, can't even but a costume in the store for $10!

Tiki Face:
 I took a large cardboard box and used one of the sides to draw on a face.  I found an image on line and drew the face on freehand and marked what colors we wanted to use on the face.

Next up was painting the mask.  I used acrylic paint from the craft store (normally $.50 a bottle).  It dried really fast on the cardboard, so painting went fast.   Some areas needed two coats (lighter colors).

Here you can see the  finished product before cutting it out!  The area not painted is the eye area that will be cut out further along in the process.    I used craft scissors and an exacto knife to cut out the mask.

Then, we bought a two hula skirts at the dollar store and  a couple of leis.  I had originally planned on using the leis around the mask, but instead we wrapped them around ankles on wrists.  

I tried using glue to secure the skirt around the head, but that did not work.  I was fearful staples would show through or irritate little man.  So on top of the glue, I applied Duct Tape and the skirt attached perfectly to the backside of the mask.  Next we had to make it wearable! We took an old baseball hat  that had a black strap and clasped it  through the eye hole. The hat was worn backwards on his head and I took the second skirt and taped it over the hat so it and the back of his head was covered!  

Feather the skirt around the hat and face to your liking.  Depending on the height of your tiki, you may need to trim the bottom of the skirt that hits the floor.

Pair with khaki pants and a dark shirt and tiki is ready for a night out!
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Today score New Balance Men's Sport shoes for $34.99 - was $89.99

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