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New Family-Friendly TV Fare: A Walk in My Shoes & a DVD Giveaway!

November 20, 2010


Read the end of the post to see how you can win the DVD of the soon-to-be-released movie “Walk in My Shoes” starring Nancy Travis, Cameron Deane Stewart, Yara Martinez, and Philip Winchester! There’s an old Indian proverb, “Never criticize a man until you’ve walked a mile in his moccasins.” The movie title “Walk in […]

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The Jensen Project TV Movie Airs Friday

July 13, 2010

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If you recall, a few weeks ago, I dropped a few delicious hints about The Jensen Project, a new family-friendly TV movie created by Walmart and P&G. We love their first project, Secrets of the Mountain. I was really happy to go see a sneak preview of their newest project. I wish I could tell […]

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The Secrets of the Mountain DVD Winner

April 19, 2010


Are you ready?? I called on my Independent Panel to choose a winner for the Secrets of the Mountain DVD Set! In case you didn’t know, American families are calling for more family-friendly movies and TV shows, and WalMart and Proctor & Gamble delivered. They joined up to create Secrets of the Mountain. You can […]

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A Preview of “Secrets of the Mountain” and My Contest

April 12, 2010


FINALLY! Have I ever told you I just love the words “family-friendly”?! We like to eat dinner together, and watch a movie together, most of the time. Usually the films are documentaries (like The Case for Christ) but the kids sometimes want an action movie (and we’ve already seen The Incredibles a billion times). It’s […]

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Marital Shock Treatment

April 7, 2010


This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of 20th Century Fox. All opinions are 100% mine. One of my FAVORITE movies is The Incredibles. I just love it– the humor, the action, everything. I think I’ve watched it, like, 20 times (so far). I lovelovelove ElastiGirl! (And Edna and Jack-Jack are second […]

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Are You Ready For the Squeakquel

March 23, 2010


This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of Alvin and the Chipmunks. All opinions are 100% mine. Whoa. Alvin and the Chipmunks! They’ve been around a looooong time. Like, as long as Mr. Rogers and King Friday the 13th! I found an old Mr. Rogers Neighborhood video on the Internet last week. […]

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A Review of “Faith Like Potatoes”

October 5, 2009


Sometimes you watch a movie, and the story hangs with you, like the scent of perfume or the lyrics of a song, for days afterward. This movie is like that. I saw the new movie, Faith like Potatoes last week. It’s a great movie! It’s a little like Facing the Giants, where the main characters […]

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Great Epic Movies

May 6, 2009

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Wanna see some of the greatest films ever made, of all time? I am absolutely nuts about epic movies– those great, big, larger than life movies with a sweeping musical store, casts of thousands, and, most importantly, a solid plot with great acting. Here they are! Bridge on the River Kwai (1957). This is one […]

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Netflix Envelope Origami

January 16, 2009


I found this cute little site, Netflix Origami. LOL! Who makes this stuff up?!? I love this one, the shirt. I can barely make a paper airplane… this shirt just blows my mind. Ooo, and here’s a handy-dandy little snack tray! But it’s so tiny, I can’t imagine trying to squeeze a “snack” into it, […]

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All Roads Lead Home

December 16, 2008

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… and not to Rome! My family sometimes watches movies together while we eat dinner. We’ve been on an “epic movie” blitz, watching “Ben Hur,” and a bunch of documentaries about ancient Rome and Greece. Whew! Back then, all roads led to Rome, eh? Well, as exciting as ancient Rome was, I’m getting a little […]

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