Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Everyone is a Winner with Jackpot #Candles! #Giveaway

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There's nothing better to me than a clean house and a great scented candle buring in my home. You could say I'm somewhat of a candle-addict...I love them and always have. 

I had the opportunity to receive a candle from Jackpot Candles recently and not only are they scented with some delicious aromas, but they also include jewelry as an added bonus. Awesome! After you enjoy the candle you'll find a small foil-wrapped package buried in the wax...each item is valued between $15 and $5000 and better yet, you are able to choose the type of jewelry included with your scented candle. 

Monday, March 30, 2015

Start your own online business with ease! #Snappypreneur #CleverGirls

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Have you ever wanted to start your own business venture but don't really know how to get started? If you answered yes, I've been just where you are now. A few years ago I was an avid couponer...a dedicated follower of those "extreme coupon" people. I spend hours gathering, clipping, organizing my coupons and then more time planning my shopping hauls. My stockpile was my pride and joy and I felt so accomplished knowing that I was saving so money and getting so many awesome items using coupons. It wasn't too long and I decided to start a coupon blog. I subscribed to several coupon and deal blogs and knew that I could do what they were doing and I really wanted to help others start saving money with coupons too.

The very first thing I had to do was set up my blog, but honestly, I had no idea where to begin. I'm not one to ask for help so instead of reaching out to someone for assistance, I scoured the Internet to find the information that I needed to start my blog. What I found is that there are so many options out there including a few free options, but when choosing the free options you are extremely limited in so many ways. When are trying to be successful in your own business, the last thing you need is limitations on your website. 

Sunday, March 29, 2015

The Blu-ray release of The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies is here! #TheHobbit

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The final installment of The Hobbit is here!
Warner Bros. is proud to bring us the Blu-ray release of The Hobbit ~ The Battle of the Five Armies! This exciting movie brings an epic conclusion to the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company has unwittingly unleashed a deadly force into the world.
Check out the interactive map of Middle-Earth, watch the movie trailer and take the quiz below to see if you're brave like Bilbo!

The Hercules Laptop Backpack gives you Quick Access! #ECBC #Giveaway

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This backpack seriously has everything you need in a laptop backpack!

The Hercules Laptop Backpack
We all have those times when taking your laptop on the go is necessary. I work from home but even so  have had to take my laptop out with me, or on a road trip and having a great bag or backpack is so important. Without the right bag for your laptop, you risk damage and in my case, my laptop is the key to my lively-hood, so protection is a must!

I received the Hercules Laptop Backpack for review from ECBC and have honestly never had such a durable yet stylish and functional backpack. This backpack has a place for everything and features the ECBC FastPass System which allows you to unzip the specialized electronics compartment, lay the bag flat on the security conveyor and to through TSA without unpacking your laptop, tablet and cables. Awesome! I can't wait to take my next trip just so that I can use this feature! The Hercules Laptop Backpack is great when traveling by plane and is "Check-Point Friendly", but is also an awesome accessory for everyday use as well. Did I mention it's available in five different colors?

Friday, March 27, 2015

Enter to win the #Capresso Iced Tea Maker! #Giveaway

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Welcome to the

Capresso Iced Tea Maker Giveaway

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Sponsored by: Capresso

Just in time for warmer weather, flowers blooming, and grilling season, Capresso has partnered with Pink Ninja Blogger and a group of amazing bloggers to bring you this awesome giveaway! I personally don't need to have warm weather to enjoy a refreshing glass of iced tea...I drink it all year long! This Iced Tea Maker would be awesome and be ideal for brewing some delicious iced tea!

Two Magical #Disney Adventures on #Blu-ray ~ June 16th!

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On June 16th, Disney will present two beloved films from the acclaimed Studio Ghibli ~ Spirited Away and The Cat Returns!

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Enter to win a $3,000 check and MORE! #Tomorrowland #DisneyPictures

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Nationwide Challenge is asking anyone from 8 to 17 years old to imagine World-Changing Technology of the Future!

Starting next month, XPRIZE is launching a video contest for 8 - 17 year olds to imagine world-changing technology of the future inspired by the upcoming Disney movie, TOMORROWLAND! Six winners will have a once-in-a-lifetime mentor ship experience with a leader in their area of interest. 

In addition each winner will receive:
  • $3,000 check
  • 3D Printer from 3D Systems
  • Registration for FIRST LEGO League (2015-2015 season in the US)
See the contest details and rules HERE!

Krinkle Krusher is coming to #PlayStation®4, #PlayStation®Vita, and #PlayStation®3 in April!

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Prepare to battle the Krinkle King and his fierce army as they invade your kingdom, casting magical spells to bolster defenses around the Kingdom's revered Great Tree!


Krinkle Krusher is a fantasy castle defense game driven by a humorous story-line, and filled with lots of magic and spell casting (instead of weapons). The Krinkle King has created his army and has ordered it to storm the Kingdom's castle to capture the Great Tree's magical fruit. Help Handalf the Mage to defend the kingdom using powerful magic. The Krinkle army will attach in waves that contain many types of funny and energy bolts, a spell that shocks every little creature that steps over them. 

INSIDE OUT ~ Family Activity Sheets Now Available! #Disney #InsideOut #Easter

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This new movie, coming out everyone in June, is going to be super cool! How awesome is it that the main character, Riley has all of her emotions living in her head and there to advise her through her everyday life?!?! Awesome! As she and her emotions struggle to adjust to a new live in a new city, her emotions conflict on how best to navigate San Francisco, a new house and a new school. 

I can't wait to see this one...Disney Pixar always gives us the best animated movies! To help get you pumped up for Inside Out and into the Easter holiday season we are offering you a few fun printable activity sheets. Have fun!

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Meet the cutest & most curious Penguin ~ Jasper! #DVD #Giveaway

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Jasper: Journey to the End of the World is the perfect Penguin fun for you and your little one!

This DVD is super cute and my young son just loved it! Penguins are so adorable anyway, but Jasper is something special. We watched this movie way more than once and each time, my kids were completely into the story and had so much fun laughing and talking about penguins, those mysterious creatures that we only see on television. 

About the Movie:
Down at the icy South Pole, Jasper, the curious penguin and his family live a peaceful and happy life. Unlike the rest of his companions at the South Pole, Jasper believes there is a greater world beyond the edge of the ice. He is proved right when he finds himself aboard an ocean liner in the company of the rarest birds, the Kakapo, whose main trait is that when frightened she wells up like a balloon. Along with Emma, the captain's daughter, Jasper becomes embroiled in a rescue mission to save the Kakapo's eggs from the menacing Dr. Block and his side-kick Rolf.


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Mr. Bean on DVD...Retrospective Documentary, Best Bits, Never Seen-On TV Sketches and MORE!

Behold the man, who is BEAN! He captured the hearts of millions of viewers worldwide and has been called the most embarrassing man on earth. He is the character who everyone wants to help out of his sticky situations, but nobody would invite over for tea. Awwww...

Fabulous Films has release Mr. Bean: The Whole Bean 25th Anniversary Collection 4-DVD Set and this much anticipated set includes all 14 laugh out loud episodes of the beloved series, recently remastered. Special bonus features include previously missing scenes from the original U.S. broadcast, a 40 minute documentary, the best bits of Mr. Bean and much, much more.

#Zoom Power Bank ~ An Unbelievable Price! #ad #phonecharger #Bloggers4Amazon

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This Power Bank is available at an unbelievable price...already marked at 56% off, with the following Coupon Code, take an additional 30% off!!! Wow!

Coupon Code: WQ5ULJT

Click HERE to ORDER!

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

#Easter Stories #Book Review & #Giveaway!

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Easter will be here before you know it and the stores are already stocked with tons of promotional items, but is that what Easter is really all about? 

Everyone who believes Easter is about more than Easter egg hunts will be grateful for this new anthology of short stories that illumine the true meaning of the Easter season. Selected for their spiritual value and literary quality, these classic tales capture the spirit of Holy Week and Easter in a way that will captivate readers of all ages. Parents and Grandparents will find that children love to hear these stories read aloud, year after year.

Fire HD6 Kid's Edition is on SALE! #Amazon

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Have you seen the new additions to #Colgate? #EnamelHealth

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Dental Health is so important as we all know. I mean if you don't take care of your teeth, eventually you'll lose them! As a Mom of four, I've spent so much time talking to my kids about good oral hygiene and making sure that they brush, floss and have regular dental appointments, but without the proper products my nudging and encouraging is fruitless.

Thanks to Colgate, we all have great dental products available to us and now they've introduced something completely new and innovative! Wow! One of my daughters actually suffers from sensitive teeth and she's been using both the new toothbrush and the Enamel Health toothpaste from Colgate and has seen a significant difference in how sensitive her teeth are when brushing.

Monday, March 23, 2015

#Nintendo-themed April Fool's Surprises for You & the Kids! #AprilFools

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April Fool's Day is right around the corner and to get everyone into the spirit of great pranks, Nintendo is asking kids and parents to join in on the fun by light-heartily surprising their close friends and family with some amusing Nintendo-themed April Fool's Day pranks. 

From dressing up as Mario and Luigi to decorating a room in the house as the Mushroom Kingdom and even changing Dad's smartphone ring-tone and notifications to a Nintendo sound effect. These are just a few of the ways to join in the fun and be a Nintendo prankster!

Is your #Disney Side Royal? Enter the #Cinderella Perfect Fit #Sweepstakes! #DisneySide

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Enter to win and your family can share their Disney Side of them that laughs more, screams more and just plain lives life to the very fullest!

It's super easy to show your Royal Disney Side at Disney Parks by entering the Cinderella Perfect Fit Sweepstakes! Sweepstakes ends 3/27/15 so HURRY and enter today!

Confessions of a Prodigal Son ~ #Movie Review

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Can broken stories have a happy ending?

This movie is a powerful coming-of-age story of a son who rebels and leaves his home, family and his father in order to figure out life on his own. Two years later, while still on the journey to find the answers to life, he suddenly finds himself questioning everything he thought he knew as he is confronted by a professor who challenges him to see his life as a story; a best friend walking a dangerous path; and a strong and beautiful young woman who is on her own journey to answers. Each one of these elements causes him to greater examiner the choices he is making.

Attention #College Students! Rent your #Textbooks and SAVE!

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College expenses can certainly add up and put a dent in your bank account but if you are interested in saving a bit of that hard earned cash, then Campus Book Rentals is worth checking out!

Did you know that textbooks actually lose their value by the end of the class course? That makes it almost impossible to recoup those expenses even if you participate in a buy-back program. By renting textbooks instead, you are guaranteed to get your money's worth! If you've never given any thought to renting college textbook, then you are definitely in for an awakening! The perks are amazing and although they might sound "too good to be true" everything about Campus Book Rentals is safe, secure and REAL! 

#Spring Cleaning #Giveaway ~ Something for Everyone!

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Welcome to Mom Are We There Yet's

Spring Cleaning Giveaway.

This giveaway will be from 7 different sponsors. One AWESOME winner will receive them all. Wow! Enter to win a HUGE selection of products...something for everyone!

 1. Set of pet skincare products from John Paul Pets.

Give your walls a fresh look with DECALS! #HappyWallz

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Decorating your home can be quite expensive, but I've discovered a great way to update different rooms in my home without spending an arm and a leg. 

Wall Decals are really amazing and I've used them in several rooms in my home including my son's bedroom, the bathroom, the kitchen and my family room. Happy Wallz has a huge selection of decals and wall stickers to choose from and if you don't find the perfect one to fit your vision, they will work with you to customize your order so that you get exactly what you've envisioned and everyone is happy!
One of my favorite ideas for adding a little something extra to the rooms in my home are wall quotes. I'm very expressive and love to be able to express myself  and see something motivational or loving and meaningful on the walls of my rooms. Wall quotes are becoming very popular and creative way to decorate whether you are interested in a family quote, love quote, motivational quote, definition quote or something completely your own and customized.

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Excellent Savings on #EssentialOils on #Amazon! #Bloggers4Amazon #ad

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Essential Oils are amazing and have so many uses, from easing headache pain to clearing a nasty cough and cold. With a little research you can find a remedy for almost any condition using Essential Oils. 

Right now, you can save 20% on Nature's Own Peppermint and Lavender Oils on Amazon. See coupon codes below:

Friday, March 20, 2015

Want to host a Pinterest-worthy wine and cheese party? #Skinnygirl

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Are you looking for a new wine to add to your growing collection? Are you hosting a gathering with friends and would like some ideas for a great wine and cheese party? We have some amazing tips for your next party and Skinnygirl Cocktails has come up with pairing suggestions to serve inspiration and simplify the party planning!

Party Hosting Tips:
  • Cheesin' - Estimate at least one ounce of each cheese per person. To start, 3 - 5 cheeses and 4 - 6 wines should be the perfect amount.
  • Easy Cheesy - Make a pretty display of a few different cheeses using place cards or a slate cheese tray with the names of each written in chalk.
  • Chalk On Up - Use chalkboard paper or butcher paper to label the wines and pairings. Spread the paper on the table as a runner, and set out chalk/markers to label the wines and draw arrows to suggest pairing ideas.
  • Glam Glasses - Cut squares of chalkboard paper and stick them on wine glasses, or provide plain wine glasses and glass paint for guests to decorate their own. Now they won't worry about which glass is theirs, plus they'll have a fun favor to take home.
  • Don't Break the Bank - Ask each guest to bring a bottle of wine and set a price limit based on your budget. Skinnygirl Wines are delicious AND affordable, ranging from $11.99 - 14.99 each.
  • Nosh and Nibble - In addition to wine and cheese, provide other snacks for guests to enjoy alongside the wine. We like gourmet olives, figs, fresh veggies, prosciutto, spicy salami and fruits such as strawberries, grapes, blueberries, melons and apples.
  • Keeping Order - Work from dry to sweet with white wines, and from light to full-bodied with red wines.

Enter to WIN Into the Woods on Blu-ray Combo Pack! #Disney #IntoTheWoods

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This new movie will be available on March 24th, but you can enter to WIN it!

Enter to win this fairy tale with a twist! Characters such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Bean Stalk and Rapunzel, find their fates intertwined with a humble baker and his wife, whose longing to have a child sends them on a quest to reverse a witch's curse. 

Read my full review HERE!

#Skylanders Roll into #Easter with something NEW!

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Skylanders have been a part of my household for a couple of years and I don't see any sign of the thrill and interest dying off soon. Both of my boys are really into these unique little characters and know all about their skills, power and anything else they possess! Skylanders Trap Team has hopped into the Easter spirit this year with three limited edition toys. Awesome! 

All three characters are especially made with the Easter holiday in mind, feature pastel colors and an egg shaped package design.

If the new characters weren't exciting enough, Skylanders Trap Team has now partnered with Crayola on a special edition Color Alive! Starter Pack! Wow! The packs, available now, allow kids to bring coloring to life on tablets or smartphones through Crayola's new Color Alive! 4D Experience augmented reality technology. The limited edition packaging features unique black and white line art of Skylanders characters for Portal Masters to color using Crayola's Crayons included in the Starter Pack.

A Music-filled Fairy Tale About Finding Love in the Unlikeliest of Places! @strangemagic

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"Strange Magic" is a music-filled fairy tale about finding true love in the unlikeliest places. This magical adventure features a host of colorful characters including a princess who has sworn off love, a dubious villain, a slightly nutty Sugar Plum Fairy, a tenacious elf, a mischievous imp and a knight who is no Prince Charming. 

Celebrate the First Day of #Spring with Tinker Bell! #Disney

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Download Spring Fairy Fun

Come out and smell the roses and pixie dust as today marks the first day of Spring! Your favorite fairies  have gathered around to bring you some fun Spring Facts, character art and bonus clips in honor of the recent release of Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast, now on Blu-ray, Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere!

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Disneynature’s MONKEY KINGDOM ~ Family Activity Packet & Educators Guide! #MonkeyKingdom

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DisneyNature's Monkey Kingdom opens in theaters on April 17th!

Just in time for the big release, we are giving our AWESOME readers a really cool Family Activity Packet and Educator's Guide


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So, you think you know all of the traditional fairy tales?

Everyone loves a great fairy tale, right? Of course! We all like to live in the perfect world at least for a little while and escape from the realities of real life. Whether it's a book or movie, we all know the stories of iconic characters like Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk and Rapunzel. Now from the same people who brought us "Chicago" and "Wicked", comes a modern twist to these beloved fairy tales. Each one of these timeless characters find their fate intertwined with humble baker and his wife, whose longing to have a child sends them on a quest to reverse a witch's curse. With an all-star case, this spell-binding adventure is everything you could ever wish for and more!

Download two FREE Audio #Books! #Amazon

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Have you caught the March Madness Fever? #MarchMadness #basketball

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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

5 TO 7 ~ Opening in Theaters April 3rd #IFCFilms

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From writer and director Victor Levin, (Mad Med and Mad About You), 5 To 7 will be coming to theaters on April 3, 2015.

Do love and marriage necessarily go together? That's a good question in my opinion and one that is addressed in this love story about unique, not so traditional places that people find love and dealing with regret and missed opportunities. 

About the Film
Outside the Manhattan St. Regis Hotel, aspiring young writer Brian (Anton Yelchin) first meets Arielle (Berenice Marlohe), the sophisticated wife of a French Diplomat. Though she's older, married, and the mother of two children, Brian can't help but be drawn to her and the two begin a cinq-a-sept affair. It's a clash with his traditional values and his parents (Frank Langella and Glenn Close) can barely handle the news, but Brian couldn't be more smitten. As the two fall deeper in love, Brian begins to wish for more than just the hours of five to seven and soon the two must face the most significant decision of their lives.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Blue & all her Friends are here in a Brand-New #DVD ~ GET CLUED INTO SCHOOL PACK

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Nickelodeon has done it again...bringing us the most awesome collection of DVDs based on the hit children's shows. This time it's Blue's Clues: Get Clued Into School Pack! All four of my children have always loved watching and learning with Blue, way back to my oldest daughter is now well past the age for watching cartoons. (Maybe!) Now my two younger sons enjoy watching all of the fun and educational episodes that Nickelodeon has to offer. 

Power Up with the Earth's Mightiest Heroes ~ #Disney Infinity!

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Introducing Marvel's Avengers Super Heroes on Disney Infinity!

Disney Infinity ~ Marvel Super Heroes features more than 20 new interactive figures from across the Marvel Universe, original story lines and all new Toy Box Mode that makes it super easy for players to create and share their one-of-a-kind levels and mini-games with family and friends. 

Just in time for the Rain ~ Scala Bucket Rain Hat by Dorfman Pacific

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This winter has not only been really cold, but in Texas, we have had tons of rain! Although I know we always need the rain, it's never a good thing when having errands and other responsibilities that must be done regardless of the weather. 

I received the Scala Bucket Rain Hat by Dorfman Pacific on the perfect day...I had a lot to do away from home and stopped to check my mail before heading out into the rainy, wet day. Lucky for me, my rain hat was in the mail. Score! I immediately put it on and was happy to discover how much I really like it...I've only started to wear hats on a regular basis a few months ago and have found that a hat can be very stylish!

The Dynamic Duo Brother & Sister Team is Back ~ Max & Ruby: Sweet Siblings on #DVD! #Nickelodeon

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Max and Ruby are siblings that may not always see eye to eye, but they do love each other a lot!

Through everything, including having a different point of view, different goals and even a completely different idea of how things should be done, this duo loves each other with all their hearts, even if in unexpected ways! I can certainly relate, not only as a sibling myself, but I have four children of my own and my two young sons who are four years apart and although they have a great time playing together, they also have very separate ideas of how things should be done. Sibling love is unconditional and forever, just as it should be and just as it is with Max and Ruby!

Spring is almost HERE in #Nickelodeon Favorites: Springtime Adventures! #DVD

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Are you ready for Spring? I sure am and I know my kids are too. They can't wait to be able to get outside and enjoy the nice weather, get some fresh air and have some fun outside after a messy, rainy last few weeks. We received the new DVD from Nickelodeon for review and it was just what we needed to get Spring Fever! 

There's so much to LOVE about Ginger ~ Reed's Ginger Brew! #recipes

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Whether you're hosting a St. Patrick's Day party or just having a small gathering of friends or family, Reed's Ginger Brew is an awesome addition to your beverage selection. 

Reed's Ginger Brew is made with all natural ingredients and unlike any other beverages that you've ever had before, but definitely one that you will be sure to add to your collection from now on. Each batch of Reed's Ginger Brew is a blast from the past...a throwback to these hand crafted brewed sodas and is made with lots of pride! All Reed's drinks are carefully brewed and aged like fine wine by expert Brew Masters to make the first commercially brewed sodas in the world. Wow!

World's Best Ginger Ale!

Monday, March 16, 2015

The Flintstones and WWE: Stone Age Smackdown #FlintstonesWWE

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Calling all Flintstones and WWE fans!

The Flintstones and WWE have teamed up to bring you Stone Age Smackdown

When Fred loses his family's vacation money, he hatches one of his hair brained plans to get it back. It's a sports entertainment spectacle that involves throwing his best bud, Barney, into the wrestling ring with the likes of John Cenastone, Rey Mysteriopal, and even the Undertaker, with Fred himself as event promoter. The crowds roar, the "clams" are pouring in from ticket sales and even Mr. McMagma is taking notice of all the hoopla. Including all-star appearances from The Boulder Twins, Marble Henry and Daniel Bry-Rock. It's time to get the whole family together for hard-hitting, side-splitting laughs form the most epic event in all pre-history!

I owned the road with the 2015 MAZDA 3 S GRAND TOURING Vehicle! @MazdaUSA @DriveSTI

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Isn't this car awesome? 

Last month I had the most amazing opportunity to test drive the Mazda 3s Touring vehicle for one week. Don't let the look of this little car fool you, this new Mazda has some power! 

Driving this car was like a DREAM!
Right from the first drive, I was super excited because it was a 6-speed...I haven't driven a stick shift vehicle in awhile but it's just like riding a bike. It all come back to me instantly and I had a blast shifting gears, using the clutch and feeling empowered! Awesome! The Mazda 3s definitely demands the respect of the driver and road with the cool blue color and smooth, sporty design. Whether I was driving my kids back and forth to school, running errands or on the highway, this car never disappointed.