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Jumanji: The Next Level

Jumanji: The Next Level takes us back into the game we all love and fear (but secretly want to experience). Keep reading to find out if the movie is worth seeing, how it compares to the previous movie, and if it is okay for the kids to see. When Jumanji: The Next Level begins, the […]

Fun and Ugly Christmas Sweaters (Plus a Giveaway!)

Every one loves ugly Christmas sweaters! See what UglyChristmasSweater.com has to offer and enter for a chance to win your own ugly Christmas sweater.I live in the desert and so sometimes it can be hard to get into the Christmas spirit. There is a zero percent chance of a white Christmas and the coldest it […]

Frozen II

Disney’s Frozen was a huge success and people are very excited about the release of Frozen II.  But is it an unnecessary sequel, or does it have a story worth telling? There were many unanswered questions at the end of Frozen. Where did Elsa get her powers? Exactly what happened to her parents? Why didn’t […]

TVStoreOnline

Where’s Waldo? You can find him over at TVStoreOnline just in time for Halloween. TVStoreOnline is one of the largest online retailers for Halloween costumes and pop culture apparel. Their costumes have been on The Today Show, The Ellen Show, Good Morning America, Live with Kelly and Ryan, and more. With Halloween right around the […]

Dora and The Lost City of Gold

Dora and The Lost City of Gold brings a beloved childhood favorite to the big screen. But is it worth a visit to the theater? Every parent loves at least one of their children’s cartoon shows more than they would publicly admit. One of those shows for me was Dora the Explorer. I loved the […]

5 Basic Rules of Etiquette My Kids Know (But Many Adults Obviously Don’t)

In a increasingly digital world, do adults still know and practice basic etiquette? Do you?  “Children are natural mimics who act like their parents despite every effort to teach them good manners.” – Author Unknown I give people a lot of grace most of the time. I am willing to overlook flaws and missteps, just […]

The Farewell (2019)

The Farewell is a story about family, tradition, change, and culture. It centers around one family’s decision to keep a family member’s terminal illness secret from her. When a much-loved family matriarch falls ill, her family rushes to China to be with her. She has been given a short time to live, although she does […]

Cash Back from Ibotta on New Sour Patch Kids and Swedish Fish

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HeadsandTails #2in1Flavor​ #CollectiveBias NEW Sour Patch Kids Heads & Swedish Fish Tails are now available at Walmart! Both of these new candies offer a 2-in-1 flavor collision! Right now you can get $.50 cash back with ibotta when […]

Toy Story 4

I cried at the end of Toy Story 3. I felt the end of Andy’s childhood was the perfect end to the Toy Story series. It spoke to me as a child now grown, but more as a mother of a son. When I heard a new Toy Story movie was on the horizon, I […]

The Best Grilled Cheese Ever

A grilled cheese sandwich is classic comfort food. I’ve seen a lot of so-called adult variations of this cheesy masterpiece, but to me, nothing tops the classic version. I used to make my grilled cheese like most people do: buttered bread with cheese, grilled to perfection in the frying pan. Until the day I saw […]

X-Men: Dark Phoenix

Dark Phoenix is the newest installment in the X-Men movie franchise and centers on Jean Grey’s growing power and her struggle to control it. If you think this story sounds familiar, you are right. Jean Grey’s struggle to control her power was at the heart of X-Men: The Last Stand. That struggle ended with Wolverine killing […]

Avengers: Endgame | Spoiler-Free Review

Avengers: Endgame is the culmination of nearly two dozen Marvel films and its release has been highly anticipated. The events of Avengers: Infinity War left audiences shocked and wondering exactly how the story would be finished. I have heard many theories about how the tragic events of Infinity War would be resolved in Endgame; every […]