Madame Picasso: Part Love Story, Part History #MadamePicasso

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  I was sent an advance copy of Madame Picasso by Anne Girard to review, but thoughts and opinions are my own. Since before I can remember having a preference, I have been a fan of historical fiction. It is my favorite type of book to read. In fact, I’ve been known to get so […]

This is Where I Leave You Book Club Reading Guide #TIWILY #TIWILYbookclub


I love to read. I wish I had the time to dedicate a few hours to reading every day. Several years ago, a group of my friends – all book lovers like me – decided to form a book club. Our monthly gatherings to discuss the books that we read is still one of my […]

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, #VeryBadDay Activity Sheets & Sweeps


  I’ve got news! As if new printable activity sheets AND a sweepstakes to win a family vacation to Disney Aulani wasn’t exciting enough….I’ve got news! In less than 3 weeks, I’ll be heading to Los Angeles to attend a press junket for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day as well […]

Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Activity Sheets


Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day was – no joke – one of my favorite picture books as a kid. My mom probably read it to me dozens and dozens of times. Alexander was so relatable….I mean, how many of us didn’t have a rotten day every now and then? I […]

This is Where I Leave You Book Club #TIWILY


  This post is sponsored by Warner Bros. Pictures’ THIS IS WHERE I LEAVE YOU, but all thoughts are my own. When I was offered the chance to check out the book This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper before the movie comes out on September 19, I chuckled at the timeliness. Why […]

Muppets Most Wanted Activity Sheets #MuppetsMostWanted

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  In celebration of the Blu-ray/DVD release of Muppets Most Wanted TODAY, I’ve got some brand new printable activity pages for you! Help Kermit escape from the Siberian gulag maze, test your Muppets Most Wanted knowledge, help the gang spot the difference then brighten up the weekend with some coloring! Here are a few previews […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Activity Sheets #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy

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  I kid you not. After I came back from the theater after seeing Guardians of the Galaxy on opening day, I went searching for activity sheets to print off. I LOVE finding movie-themed activity sheets to print at home, extending the movie excitement to home (and keeping the kids entertained and occupied for longer). […]

Chicken Tikka Recipe #100FootJourney


  Have you ever tried cooking for a family of 16? The last week or so, we’ve had my family of seven and my sister’s family of seven staying with my mom and dad. It has been a little crazy…and dinner time has been a huge ordeal. I am drooling over this new dish inspired […]

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy in Theaters NOW #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy


  My daughter and I just got back from a matinee showing of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy (on our dime. This is not a sponsored post) and though it’s not a first-thing-in-the-morning movie review, I wanted to be sure to give my mom-perspective of Marvel’s new movie. About Guardians of the Galaxy: Official boilerplate: […]

Earth to Echo $100 Fandango Giveaway #GoSeeEarthtoEcho

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  What are your plans for the weekend? I could make your weekend plans a little bit more exciting with this quick giveaway for $100 Fandango gift code! (Note: this giveaway is sponsored and I have been offered the same prize for posting but all thoughts are my own.) All you have to do is […]