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Gifts for the Man in Your Life: Jord Watches

June 17, 2015 By · 4 Comments

Disclosure: We were sent a Jord Watch for review purposes. All pictures and opinions are our own.

jordwatchAntonio, aka SoccerBoy recently graduated from High School and I was so happy to be able to give him a Jord Watch as a graduation gift (one reason I had to wait to do this post). While most of your teens are all about their phones and not caring about having the time on their wrist that is not him. He constantly looks at his wrist when someone asks about the time and immediately pulls out his phone. He had brought up a few months ago how much better it would be if he could have a watch for when he goes to college/work after he graduated high school so I was already hoping to find him one. Jord Watch wrote and asked if I’d like a chance at reviewing their lovely watches, at first I wasn’t too sure but since I knew SoccerBoy had mentioned wanting one I wondered if they had one in his size. They absolutely did and they had quite the selection once I found his wrist size.

In the photos above you can see the watch arrived in a very protected box, I call it a pandoras box because I couldn’t immediately open it. Not to worry it isn’t that hard I just thought you lifted it up. haha. Inside it is protected by the lovely (tiny) pillow to secure it and it also has a layer of bubble wrap around it so it won’t scratch or bump during its trip to you. Every night he takes his watch off and places it back in the box. We got the Fieldcrest Natural Green Jord Watch to review.

Watch Details:

  • Deployment Buckle with Push Button
  • Scratch Resistant Mineral
  • Citizen Miyota Quartz Movement (2035)
  • Case Width: 39mm
  • Case Thickness: 11mm
  • Lug Ends: 49mm
  • Band Length: 205mm
  • Band Thickness: 20mm

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Get a GoPro Camera for those Special Moments

June 17, 2015 By · 2 Comments

I am being compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card.

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Still looking for the perfect gift for Dad or a graduate? Take a look at the Go Pro HERO+ LCD.  It is available at Best Buy now just in time for Father’s Day/Graduation. This is definitely a camera you want to capture those very important moments such as graduation, the birth of a child, birthday parties, holidays, etc. Imagine looking back 18 years from now on the birth of your child now that they are graduate.Honestly I really wish I would’ve had a Go Pro last week when my son graduated High School, the photos/video would’ve been amazing to have and look back on. Instead I have grainy photos from my cell phone.

Why get the new GoPro camera?  The new GoPro camera is perfect for capturing sweet family moments, long summer breaks and every journey that lies ahead. Imagine capturing your loved one in a giant wave or the moment your child has just built their first sandcastle and didn’t realize they did it where the tide will come in. Capture it quickly because it’ll be gone in a flash. Or maybe you want to grab the moment your child swims for the first time or dives off the diving board.

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GoPro HERO+ LCD—featuring:

–  1080p60 video, 8MP photos and built-in Wi-Fi, plus the convenience of a touch display.
–  Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® connect to the GoPro App for shot preview, total camera control and easy content sharing to Instagram, Facebook, and more.

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Some Great offers you don’t want to miss out on:

–   HERO+LCD (Sku 6954009) with free 32GB Extreme Plus memory card (Sku 9387066). Valid 6/14-6/20
–   Free $50 Best Buy Gift Card with purchase of the GoPro HERO4 Silver (Sku 8374096) or GoPro HERO4 Black (Sku 8374078). Valid 6/7-6/20

 

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Jurassic World Opens Today + Jurassic World Lego Game Giveaway

June 12, 2015 By · 64 Comments

Disclosure: Prizing and sample product courtesy of Universal Pictures and Warner Home Video Games. I really can’t wait to see this. 

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Deep in the waters there’s a lurking you don’t want to be a part of, at least not if you are going to an island. Watch out for what swims under your feet, flies above your head or walks in the forest. You never know what eyes you’ll meet. Don’t forget to head to the theater today as Jurassic World will be released, oh geez I hope no dinosaurs get out. I’m a bit sad that our drive-in just announced that it will NOT be showing the movie. I can’t wait until I find a place near me that does. Enjoy the movie and come back here to tell me all about it. Don’t forget to sign up to win the Jurassic World Lego Video Game below.

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Maya The Bee Movie Review & Giveaway

June 9, 2015 By · 52 Comments

Disclosure: We were sent a copy of this movie for review purposes. All opinions are that of my children. 

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Already a great box office success in much of the world, “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE,” based on the well-known children’s novel and popular animated series in Europe, Australia and Asia, offers an immersive cinematic adventure into a spectacular macroscopic world. This highly anticipated animated feature brings to life an enchanting story of a little bee named Maya and her exciting adventure of self-discovery and fantastical fun. A must-have for fans of all ages, “MAYA THE BEE MOVIE” is an instant classic that delivers wholesome family entertainment— emphasizing the importance of friendship, freedom and courage. This internationally acclaimed film can also be seen in select theaters in Los Angeles and New York on May 1, 2015.


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Jurassic World Apparel & Giveaway

June 7, 2015 By · 90 Comments

Disclosure: I am part of the Jurassic Team which means I will be getting some, if not all the items mentioned. I thought this was a really great giveaway opportunity for my readers, all opinions are my own.

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I don’t know about you but I am counting down until Friday! Can you believe Jurassic World will be out in theaters? Will you be going to it? My kids are all excited about the newest Jurassic movie coming out, in fact we’ll be having our very own little Jurassic World party here at the house before we head on over to the movies. Don’t worry I’ll share the ideas we’ll be using for the party later this week. For those that haven’t seen the preview, check out the trailer below and don’t forget to enter the giveaway to win some free merchandise.  I know each of my kids have already claimed the items coming in the mail.


Jurassic World – The Park Opens June 12
In Theaters, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. The baskets are worth a minimum of $50, and will be picked by the staff of Warner Bros and DCKids, not by me. All opinions are my own.Steven Spielberg returns to executive produce the long-awaited next installment of his groundbreaking Jurassic Park series, Jurassic World. Colin Trevorrow directs the epic action-adventure based on characters created by Michael Crichton. The screenplay is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Derek Connolly & Trevorrow, and the story is by Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver. Frank Marshall and Patrick Crowley join the team as producers.

Genre: Epic Action-Adventure
Cast: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent D’Onofrio, Ty Simpkins, Nick Robinson, Omar Sy, BD Wong and Irrfan Khan
Director: Colin Trevorrow
Screenplay by: Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver and Derek Connolly & Colin Trevorrow
Story by: Rick Jaffa & Amanda Silver
Based on Characters Created by: Michael Crichton
Produced by: Frank Marshall, Patrick Crowley
Executive Producers: Steven Spielberg, Thomas Tull

Rated PG-13

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