How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Free Coloring Pages and Printables) #HTTYD2

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How To Train Your Dragon 2 is a must see for anyone who loved the first installment. We were lucky enough to score some seats to the AMC Loews Plainville screening and the whole Fam went to check it out. I'll be honest... Bringing my 3 boys.. Age 5 and 4 year old twins.. to the ...

Real Steel Prize Pack Giveaway

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If you haven't heard of Real Steel yet, well, maybe you've been under a rock.  I got to sneak a peek when I was in LA back in June, and while I haven't gotten to see all of it, what I did see was full of heart, family friendly (although I think for older kids ...

TakePart.com & The Help Want to Know Who Inspires You (3 $50 Paypal Giveaways)

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The Help is a heartwarming story about women who took a chance, risked everything,  and told their story.  By sharing, they empowered themselves- which inspired others and empowered others.  Their story inspired change, and so much more.  TakePart.com wants to know: What inspires you?  What inspires you to get up each day, put a smile ...

Real Steel coming to theaters October 7

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I saw some footage of this film when I was in LA for my big trip. Tons of action, LOTS of Hugh Jackman and a sweet story will make just about everyone in your house enjoy this movie- it kind of has something for everyone. A action ride set in the near-future where the sport of boxing ...

Talking about The Help with Stacey Snider

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When I met Stacey Snider, CEO of Dreamworks, I was literally still drying the tears that had come so hard and so fast that my neck was wet.  The movie credits for The Help had just finished rolling and we knew we were going to be interviewing Stacey Snider, but not exactly the specific time- ...

The Help opens today, 8/10- my thoughts, my reactions, my tissues..

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The Help is an amazing novel written by Kathryn Stockett and turned into what I think will be THE movie of the summer by her childhood friend Tate Taylor. I'd heard of The Help for a long, long time before reading it- always good things, and I knew I had to read the book before I saw ...

Win one of 2 4-packs to see The Help (8/8)#TheHelpMovie

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Who wants to see a movie with This Mama?  Or rather, near me?  I get to give away 2 4-packs of screening passes to see The Help in Manchester, CT.  The show starts at 7 and seating is first come first serve so plan to arrive early- I'm guessing this will be a full house!! ...

The Help Prize Pack Giveaway #TheHelpMovie

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In (eager) anticipation of the premiere of The Help on August 10th, I'm excited to be able give away a prize pack full of goodies from the movie!! Here's the trailer again if you've not yet had a peek: One of my readers will win a The Help prize pack including a woman's t shirt, a ...

The Help to be in theaters 8/10…special viewings 8/9 for those in… #TheHelpMovie

Right now, I'm wishing I lived nearer to a "major" city.  Why?  Because...if you live in one of 10 lucky cities (Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth), grab your girlfriends, mothers, sisters, etc. and groups of 5 or more can purchase tickets to a special Tuesday night, August ...

The Help Book Club Kit- if you haven’t read it, read now before 8/10 #TheHelpMovie

Download TheHelpBookClub kit now for great questions, discussion ideas, drinks and snacks!!  You can find a recipe for pie... and learn to make the "Skeeter" while enjoying a game of bridge!! Live near a big city?  Lucky you!! If you live in the following cities:  Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Charlotte, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston and Dallas-Ft. Worth you ...