Friends turns 20: Central Perk Roast #8OClockCoffee #Friends20

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I still miss Friends. I do. I know it's been gone a long time but I loved that show, I loved the cast and the characters and I kind of came into my own as an adult while watching Phoebe, Chandler, Monica and the gang. I grew to love coffee while watching Friends. Plus, it ...

#TheBoxtrolls: Behind the Scenes + #TwitterParty

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Today's the big day, my friends!! After months of waiting, reading, playing and crafting, The Boxtrolls has arrived to theaters across the country.  We can finally meet Eggs, Oilcan, Fish and the other Boxtrolls! So excited to see this one!  Check out this behind the scenes look at the movie, and let me know what you ...

Troll of Your Tongue #TheBoxtrolls + Twitter Party 9/26

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The Boxtrolls is coming to theaters TOMORROW, September 26! I don't know who's more excited to go, but we Martins can't wait to get to the theater to see this movie.  It's been a fun summer reading the book and doing fun crafts and activities building up to this and it's finally almost here! Check ...

#TheBoxtrolls: What Makes a Family + Twitter Party 9/26

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The Boxtrolls is coming to theaters TOMORROW, September 26! I don't know who's more excited to go, but we Martins can't wait to get to the theater to see this movie.  It's been a fun summer reading the book and doing fun crafts and activities building up to this and it's finally almost here! Check ...

Tailgating Essentials #SamsClubTailgating

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What’s the best part about fall? Football season, of course! Whether you’re actually into the game, or just in it for the atmosphere, football season is a blast! The perfect replacement for summer BBQs once the whether cools down. While it may seem carefree and lax, however, it’s even MORE important to be prepared for ...

Enter the Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge! #TheBoxtrollsCC #TheBoxtrolls

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Focus Features, the creative minds behind The Boxtrolls movie, set to open in just a week (eek!), has partnered with the Imagination Foundation. The mission of the Imagination Foundation is to find, foster and fund creativity and entrepreneurship in children around the world. Focus is working with the Imagination Foundation to sponsor a Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge, where kids ...

Isabelle Palmer, Girl of the Year

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Every year American Girl features one special character to be their doll of the year. The character is only sold for one year, and comes with her very own story about finding success in the challenges of today’s world. This year, however, the American Girl for of the year is even more special! Meet Isabelle Palmer: Isabelle ...

Check out our Boxtrolls! #TheBoxtrolls #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps

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The countdown continues until The Boxtrolls comes to theaters (9/26). We finished our Boxtrolls, although we're still reading Here Be Monsters (and we need to hurry or we won't finish before the movie comes out!) We had to enter the #BuildaBoxtrollSweeps and took plain old shipping boxes from this:   To this.... To these! Ta-da! Create your own Boxtroll and enter to win ...

Build a Boxtroll and Win! #BuildABoxtrollSweeps #TheBoxtrolls

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With just under a month until The Boxtrolls comes to theaters (9/26), the kids decided they wanted to make their OWN Boxtrolls.  We saved some shipping boxes (the kids wanted to make themselves Boxtrolls, I decided we should start on a smaller scale...). Really, what you need are some cardboard boxes and your imagination.  Maybe ...

Verra good reasons to watch Outlander #Outlander #OutlanderDay

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As if anyone needed a reason....Outlander is a HOT new show and while it's probably not one to watch with the kids, it's definitely one to make sure you don't miss an episode of! Verra Good Reasons to Watch Outlander 1. Jamie Fraser. 2. Claire and Jamie 3. Dougal 4. Kilts. Verra brawny ...