Fall Activities For Indiana

November 9, 2014 By · 1 Comment

I love Fall, especially Fall in Indiana because everything is changing colors. The reds, oranges, yellows and even the browns of nature is lovely this time of year. This is the time you can get out of your home and do some apple picking, take your family to on a hay ride or explore a hay maze. No, hay mazes aren’t just for Halloween they are perfect just to explore with the family.

If you are the type of person that likes to can or freeze food now is the time to get your canning supplies out. Whether you have your own fruits/veggies or visit a farm this is the best time to make applesauce, apple pie filling, and more. There are fresh fruit and vegetable markets and festivals going on right now, the prices will be perfect to buy your items in bundles. Here’s a website to make it a bit easier on you to find what the times are for you and/or your family to pick fresh fruits and vegetables at the farms.
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Walking with Dinosaurs The Movie

April 4, 2014 By · No Comments

Disclosure:  We were sent a copy of this movie to review. 


Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment and BBC Earth Films have come together to create “Walking with Dinosaurs The Movie,” a cute family movie just in time for those Easter Baskets.  I imagine this would be a great movie to appear in an Easter Basket full of toy dinosaurs, chocolate covered eggs, etc. Take a step back in time with these friendly, and sometimes scary creatures as they deal with enemy herds and deal with coming into adulthood, to saving the herd from frozen over lakes that crack.

Walking With Dinosaurs The Movie, releasing on Blu-ray™ and DVD have been available since March 25.  Directed by Barry Cook (Mulan, Arthur Christmas) and Neil Nightingale (Meerkats: The Movie) and the writer behind the hit film Happy Feet, Walking With Dinosaurs The Movie features heart-warming performances from an incredible ensemble of Hollywood’s biggest stars including: John Leguizamo (Ice Age, Rio 2), Justin Long (Alvin and the Chipmunks, Dodgeball) and Karl Urban (Star Trek).

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Contest DVD Review

December 19, 2013 By · 1 Comment

Disclosure: I was sent the DVD to review, there was no other compensation.
Contest movie
My thoughts: Being a mom to a son that was bullied when he first started school always makes me wish there was something I could have done. Thankfully we moved away and he has had years of fun in school. When I was asked if I’d like to watch the movie “Contest” I wasn’t entirely sure because it deals with a teen boy being bullied at school and I wasn’t sure I’d like it because I’d see what I didn’t see when my son was getting bullied. Thankfully I did watch it and enjoyed it. Course that doesn’t mean I did cringe, scream, yell at the screen and cry. I also laughed and smiled.
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VeggieTales: Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas DVD Review & Giveaway

December 7, 2013 By · 13 Comments

Disclosure: We were sent VeggieTales: Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas DVD for review purposes, all opinions are my own.

My family has ALWAYS loved VeggieTales, in fact they could probably sing every song that is done by VeggieTales and everyone has  a different favorite song and episode. So when we were asked to review “VeggieTales Merry Larry & The True Light of Christmas I had to say yes, SoccerBoy (age 16) had told me only a month before that we needed to buy any Christmas VeggieTales that was out because he missed watching them. So he was happy to hear we were reviewing this, yes even teens like it. In fact you may remember seeing my HouseParty where I announced that the kids all watched this. The moment it came on to the theme song all the kids, even the teens sang the song. I wish I could get the video to load but it won’t for some reason. (sorry)

The VeggieTales Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas
46 Minutes long
Big Idea

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Holiday Movie~ Journey to the Christmas Star DVD Review & Giveaway

December 6, 2013 By · 5 Comments

(Disclosure: We were sent the DVD below for review purposes, all opinions are my own. There are affiliate links within this post)

Journey to the Christmas Star

Director: Nils Gaup
Cast: Agnes Kittelsen, Jakob Oftebro

Synopsis: A courageous girl sets out on a hazardous journey to find the Christmas Star in order to free the kingdom from a curse and bring back a long lost princess, but some mighty foes try to stop her. A Christmas adventure for the whole family set in a magnificent winter

Running Time: 77 Minutes
Rating: G
MSRP: $14.99
Format: DVD
Audio Format: DD 5.1
Vertical Entertainment
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