Sofia the First: THE Floating Palace ~ Available Now on DVD


Sofia is making a splash in Sofia the First: THE Floating Palace and it's A Magical Voyage Under The Sea!   Do YOU believe in mermaids? You will – when you set sail on a magical full-length adventure under the sea with Sofia the First! After Sofia helps a young mermaid named Oona, Sofia’s amulet grants her the power to transform into a mermaid and visit her new friend’s secret underwater kingdom. But when Cedric (disguised as a sea monster) plots to steal Oona’s enchanted Mermaid Comb, … [Read more...]

Food That Makes You Feel As Good As Our Long Awaited Spring! {w/Recipe}

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After a VERY LONG winter, spring has officially arrived.  Even though in my neck of the woods,  we had snow and freezing rain yesterday, I am still confident spring will soon be arriving here too! It is time to break out of our long winter rut and try something new. It's time to whip up some food that makes you feel as good as our long awaited spring! PUMP UP YOUR GRAINS Need a change from pasta night?  Try incorporating grains into your meal instead.  As part of a salad or main course, … [Read more...]

Kitchen Essentials from Microplane

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I'm not a huge lover of unnecessary kitchen gadgets.  However, having said that, there are definitely some kitchen essentials that I won't live without because they make cooking simpler and more enjoyable. The products that I feel I need to have, and constantly use are: Variety of sharp knives Box grater Zester Vegetable peeler can opener kitchen scissors Honestly, that's about it.  There isn't too much that you can't accomplish by using these products.  Now, if you have the … [Read more...]

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25 Easter Recipes & Crafts {Round-Up}

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25 Easter Recipes & Crafts   I love to decorate the house and make specialty goodies around specific holidays.  I just find it makes our house homey plus all the baking makes it smell good too! With Easter just around the corner, I thought now would be a good time to share some yummy Easter themed recipes and crafts.  I have gathered together a great selection of 25 Easter Recipes & Crafts from some of my very awesome fellow bloggers.  I hope you will give some of these a … [Read more...]

Hasbro Presents Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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As many of you already know, Captain America: The Winter Soldier blasted into theatres this past weekend.  To coincide with the debut of the film, Hasbro has released several very cool, Captain America toys. The series includes these fun toys plus more! Captain America Marvel Legends Winter Soldier Figure -  This Winter Soldier figure is no ordinary soldier! He has the same strength and mask that make him so dangerous and mysterious. But he also comes with a right leg that you can … [Read more...]

Hasbro Treats for Your Easter Baskets! {w/Giveaway}

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We all know Hasbro has awesome board games, electronic games, action figures, puzzles, preschool toys, creative play, dolls, toys for outdoor play, vehicles and more.  Did you also know Hasbro has treats for your Easter baskets? The Double Desserts Playset is sure to be a huge hit on Easter morning.  The kids will be making up a big dose of "delicious" before you even have time for breakfast! They'll have a sweet tooth for fun when they make pretend cakes and frosting with the Play-Doh … [Read more...]

Hot Cross Buns {Recipe}

Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns are an Easter/Springtime tradition for us.  In the past I would always buy them, but last year, I decided to make them... and they were DELICIOUS! If you are not familiar, Hot Cross Buns are a spiced sweet bun made with currants and other dried fruits and marked with a cross on the top.  In many countries, they are  traditionally eaten on Good Friday, but are now popular all year round, especially in the spring. In many historically Christian countries, these buns are … [Read more...]

Disney’s ~ The Pirate Fairy {Now Available on Blu-ray Combo Pack}

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From the world of Peter Pan comes The Pirate Fairy, a swashbuckling new adventure about Zarina (voice of Christina Hendricks), a smart and ambitious dust-keeper fairy who’s captivated by Blue Pixie Dust and its endless possibilities. When Zarina’s wild ideas get her into trouble, she flees Pixie Hollow and joins forces with the scheming pirates of Skull Rock, who make her captain of their ship. Tinker Bell (voice of Mae Whitman) and her friends must embark on an epic adventure to find … [Read more...]

Spring #CleanSweepCash Giveaway ~ $300 USD {Open Worldwide}


Welcome to the #CleanSweepCash Giveaway   Organized by: DownshiftingPRO Winter is finally winding down and its time to do some Spring Cleaning and Sweeping.  We are feeling very energized and want to motivate you, so DownshiftingPRO and a group of Canadian Bloggers  have banded together to help you with some cleaning and sweeping (or whatever)!  As part of the #CleanSweepCash Giveaway, one lucky reader is going to walk away with: $300.00 USD cash via PayPal That's a lot of mops … [Read more...]

Carrot Cupcakes – Perfect for Easter or any Special Occasion

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These Carrot Cupcakes are dense, moist and delicious.  They are perfect for Easter dinner, or if you simply omit the Easter egg decorations, they are perfect for birthdays, parties or any special occasion. I have a wonderful recipe for Carrot Cake.  I have been making it for many, many years and it is one of my requested recipes. I recently decided to try the recipe as a cupcake and the result was fabulous 5.0 from 2 reviews Carrot Cupcakes   Print Recipe type: Dessert … [Read more...]