Thursday, December 1, 2016

From the Earth to Your Home™ ~ ECOS™ Dishmate™ Hypoallergenic Dish Soap

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I've always loved to have eco-friendly products in my home, especially cleaning products and when they smell good that a huge bonus! I hit the jackpot with Winterpine Dishmate Dish Soap from ECOS. Last month ECOS fans voted on their favorite scents and the winner, Winterpine, won therefore became this year's limited edition scent. The runner-up scents were Gingerbread and Spiced Chai. What a difficult decision to make ~ I can imaging I'd love all three!

This dish soap is unlike most others I've used as it has an invigorating winter aroma that fills my kitchen when I'm washing dishes (Yes...I still wash by hand! 😕) Not only is the scent wonderful, but the ECOS Dishmate Dish Soap really cleans my dishes. 

Dishmate Winterpine is concentrated with powerful, plant-derived cleaning agents and can be used on your dishes or hands as it is very effective, yet gentle. The formula is free of formaldehyde and dyes, hypoallergenic, readily biodegradable, pH balanced and is never tested on animals.

ECOS earth friendly products are perfect forcleaning up and preparing for the holidays and certainly good for cleaning up after all of the fun! Visit the ECOS website HERE for more eco-friendly cleaning products. Be sure to connect with ECOS on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, Google Plus and LinkedIn

Disclosure: I received the above product for review. However, all opinions are entirely my own.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

DINOTRUX Toys for Holiday Gift Giving! #HolidayGiftGuide

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With Season 3 of DinoTrux already underway on Netflix, it's the perfect time to consider DinoTrux toys for your holiday gift giving. Kids (and adults!) everywhere love the action packed boys included! Netflix is awesome too...not only can they watch DinoTrux any time that they want to, but also tons of other shows and movies as well. 

These DinoTrux toys are so cool! Each one is designed to spark your child's imagination and provide tons of fun for them. My son can literally play with his DinoTrux toys for hours and love it, so I'm confident that other little DinoTrux fans would be happy to receive these toys for the holidays too. 


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In support of the upcoming action/horror film UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS, the latest installment in the blockbuster UNDERWORLD franchise, Screen Gems has partnered with the wildly popular platform Snapchat to develop the first ever sponsored interactive 3D Lens to reach their 150+ million daily users and allow the studio to communicate with Snapchatters in the most interactive and personal way. The "Underworld 3D Lens" uses a smartphone's gyroscope to build an immersive Underworld-themed environment around the Snapchatter rather than the standard overlay to which users are accustomed. As teh phone turns, the background adapts to the movement.

The "Underworld 3D Lens" will be released nationwide on December 29, 2016 but fans will have the opportunity to "snap to unlock" and get a sneak peek via Snapcodes released prior to the launch starting December 1, 2016. The custom Snapcodes will be incorporated and amplified through various social and content partners, TV, and print materials in the weeks leading up to Lens' release.

As one of the film's promotional partners, Snapchat's augmented reality, immersive experience is spreading awareness and excitement for the film. The 3D Lens transports users into Underworld and drops them into a 360 degree environment. By panning to the sides, fans can explore the various worlds from the movie. In addition, the Lens transforms the user into a vampire similar to the film's lead character Selene, played by Kate Beckinsale.

If you can DREAM IT, you can BUILD IT with MEGA Tracks! #HolidayGiftGuide

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Get ready for high-speed action this holiday season with Lionel Mega Tracks!

Mega Tracks is a revolutionary rail system where kids use their imaginations to design and build endless race courses. It's a super flexible rail system that is not only easy to put together but fun because no two race courses ever need to be the same. Utilizing the clamp and construction system included with Mega Tracks, kids can build their creations just about anywhere, including the floor or even attaching them to furniture. 

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Sprint LG X Power Smartphone #Giveaway #TisTheSeason

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The holiday season can get busy and hectic for most families, so I like to do things to keep our household running as smooth as possible and to also keep everyone happy and connected. One thing that keeps us all in the loop and connected is great phone service and devices. This year why not live life to the extreme with an awesome smartphone, if nothing else?

The LG X power from Sprint has everything you need to accomplish your holiday tasks and keep you covered...snap those holiday photos, have a movie marathon and even an impromptu dance party with your phone being the DJ! Awesome! With nearly two days of battery power, the LG X power smartphone can do it all with time to spare!

DVD Box Sets from PBS for the Holidays! #HolidayGiftGuide

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Looking for a few great gift ideas for the kiddos this year? PBS Distribution has two adorable 
holiday box sets that are perfect for your little one.

WILD KRATTS: A Creature Christmas
In this special fun-filled holiday movie, the Wild Kratts crew is resting and relaxing as they get ready for the Wild Kratts Christmas party after a busy year filled with amazing creature adventures! It's too bad their arch villains Donita Donata, Gaston Gourmand, and Zach Varmitech are about to spoil the fun. The sound of jingle bells is replaced by alarm bells as the team discovers that Donita, Gaston, and Zach are capturing baby animals from around the globe. With Christmas fast approaching,c an Martina and Chris rescue their baby animal friends and return them to their homes in time for the holidays? (SRP $6.99)

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood: Daniel's Winter Wonderland
This new DVD features four stories including "A Snowy Day," "Daniel's Winter Adventure," "Neighborhood Nutcracker," and "Baking Mistakes." In the stories "Daniel's Winter Adventure" and "Neighboorhood Nutcracker," Daniel discovers that when sledding, ice skating, or learning a dance for The Nutcracker ballet, "if something seems hard to do, try it a little bit at a time!" In addition to these grr-iffic stories, kids can watch Daniel and Miss Elaina play snow astronauts in "A Snowy Day," And Daniel and Prince Wednesday make cookies with Baker Aker in "Baking Mistakes." (SRP $6.99)

Disclosure: I received the above movies for review. All opinions are entirely my own.

PBS Complete Series Box Sets are Perfect for Holiday Gift Giving! #HolidayGiftGuide

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With the biggest shopping season in full swing, it's a great time to think about buying for everyone on your list. Whether you are buying for  women or men, PBS has some awesome DVD Box Sets that are sure to please. Check them out below!

Downton Abbey: The Complete Collection 
This holiday season will be the ULTIMATE celebration for millions of Downton Abbey fans. PBS Distribution has released two all-new complete box sets of the series as well as officially licensed Downton Abbey merchandise. The new sets feature all six seasons of the epic and multi-award winning drama.

  • Downton Abbey 3.5" Resin Castle Ornament (SRP $12.99) ~ Honor the history and elegance of the grand architectural style of Downton Abbey (Highclere Castle) with this beautifully detailed ornament made of high-quality resin that will allow you to enjoy Downton Abbey's classic style for years to come.

  • Downton Abbey Trio Pull Bell Ornament (SRP $13.99) ~ Whether you spent your days upstairs or down, the ringing of bells was a constant sound. This replica of the trio pull bells used by the family and staff of Downton Abbey will help you ring in the holidays year after year.

  • Downton Abbey Rotating Musical Glitter Dome (SRP $59.99) ~ This elegant glass glitter dome features a detailed look at the castle and with the flick of the wrist you can see the magic at Downton. This collectible is perfect for every Downton fan in the family.

  • Downton Abbey Porcelain Tea Cup LED Night Light (SRP $24.99) ~ This stylish teacup and saucer nightlight will illuminate your hallway or any room with its bright LED light and easy on and off switch. It's the perfect gift for tea enthusiasts and Downton Abbey fans alike.

Disney Magic & Imagination come together for The BFG! #TheBFG

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Another extraordinary Disney movie has arrived for home entertainment ~ Disney's The BFG!

The BFG unites the talents of three of the world's greatest storytellers ~ Roald Dahl, Walt Disney, and Steven Spielberg ~ to bring to life the classic tale of a courageous little girl named Sophie and a gentle and charming Big Friendly Giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. 

Families and Friends will be swept away, just as my family was, by this spectacular adventure and will also be impressed and delighted by the extensive bonus features, including a behind-the-scenes look at the making of "The BFG." According to Mr. Spielberg, "It's a story about friendship, it's a story about loyalty and protecting your friends and it's a story that shows that even a little girl can help a big giant solve his biggest problems."

I completely agree with Mr. Spielberg's description of The family and I watched the movie together and laughed together at certain scenes while empathizing with the characters in other parts of the movie. The life lessons are wonderful just as they always are in a Disney film which is another reason why I encourage my children to watch Disney and why I love watching the movies with them! The BFG will definitely not disappoint any audience and is one that I highly recommend adding to your home entertainment collection. 

Monday, November 28, 2016

Disney's Pete's Dragon is available for Home Entertainment (November 29th)!! #PetesDragon #Giveaway

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For many years, old wood carver Mr. Meacham has delighted local children with his tales of the fierce dragon that resides deep in the woods of the Pacific Northwest. To his daughter, Grace, who works as a forest ranger, these stories are little more than tall tales...until she meets Pete! 

Pete is a mysterious 10-year-old with no family and no home who claims to live in the woods with a giant, green dragon named Elliot. And from Pete's descriptions, Elliot seems remarkably similar to the dragon from Mr. Meacham's stories. With the help of Natalie, an 11-year-old girl who's father Jack owns the local lumber mill, Grace sets out to determine where Pete came from, where he belongs and the truth about his dragon. 

Tickets are now on sale for ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY ~ Who's EXCITED?? #RogueOne

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The wait is almost over...advanced tickets are now on sale for Lucasfilm's highly anticipated film, ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY! Awesome! 

To celebrate this upcoming film, several theater chains and ticket sellers are offering special promotions and you can find it all right HERE!

ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY arrives in theaters on December 16th in 3D, Real D 3D and IMAX 3D! Be sure to get your tickets early and connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!