Summer Road Trip Ideas: Listening to Audio Books

Summer Road Trip Ideas: Listening to Audio Books- This Mama Loves

Summer Road Trip Ideas: Listening to Audio Books We've got a whole lot of adventures planned this summer, my kids and I. Ninja training camp, gymnastics camp, scout camp...beach days, aquarium days, some hikes...a Caribbean Cruise, a day trip to NYC... and we'll be doing some serious car time for some of those adventures. Instead of ...

Family Mottos and Traditions to Keep Us Close

Family Mottos and Traditions to Keep Us Close

I came from a big family and I have a big family.  My mom and dad had five children - I'm the youngest with two sisters and two brothers, the closest in age is 5 years older than me and the oldest is 20 years older.  Between my husband and I we have 7 children, ...

Make it Count Moments

Make it Count Moments

Family, whether those I’ve acquired by blood or by another special bond, is the most important thing in the world to me.  We learned the hard way with the sudden and very unexpected loss of my father-in-law last summer that life can change in the blink of an eye and how important it is to ...

Fun ways to enjoy a portable projector

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Fun ways to enjoy a smart portable projector   Fun ways to enjoy a portable projector Here are some other ways to enjoy a projector in addition to the traditional movies-at-home use! Movies under the stars Enjoy a movie in the yard! You can use that projector and enjoy movies out in your own yard, hanging out on a blanket...all ...

Galactic Hot Dogs Graphic Novels for Kids

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Galactic Hot Dogs Graphic Novels for Kids Since the initial launch of Galactic Hot Dogs on Funbrain.com in the fall of 2013, millions of kids have delighted in the exploits of Cosmoe, Humphree, Princess Dagger and the rest of the gang featured in each weekly webisode. The first book in the series, Galactic Hot Dogs: Cosmoe’s ...

Mother’s Day Movie in theaters Friday, April 29 #MothersDayApr29

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This post is sponsored by the theatrical release of Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is May 8, just over a week away. But this coming Friday, April 29, the big-hearted movie Mother’s Day hits theaters.  The new star-studded comedy is a celebration of mothers everywhere.  Three stories, three women reminding us to let go of our fears ...

Curious George available for streaming now on Hulu

Curious George available for streaming - This Mama Loves

Curious George available for streaming now on Hulu This is a sponsored post in partnership with Hulu. Our oldest daughter's first favorite thing was Curious George.  She called him "ah-ah" because that was the sound she knew monkeys to make.  It started as a way for mommy to shower and turned into a family-wide love of the ...

Mr. Weenie’s Sweet Salty Puppy Chow Mix

Sweet Salty Puppy Chow Mix- This Mama Loves

In celebration of OPEN SEASON: SCARED SILLY coming to BluRay/DVD,  I had to do something fun with my kids. We love to plan themed snacks and activities around animated movies -what better way to get excited for fun family movie time than making amazing snacks and doing some activities? We put together these cute and simple Snack ...

My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 Movie Prize Pack Giveaway

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MY BIG FAT GREEK WEDDING 2 movie comes to theaters March 25! I'm looking forward to this one- when the first movie came out in 2002 (I wasn't even married yet- whoa!!) I loved it.  Romantic comedies are my favorite kind of movie. My absolute favorite. I love to laugh and have warm fuzzies. Plus, a ...

Poptropica Game expands with new Poptropica Book #MysteryoftheMap

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Poptropica is a virtual online world in which kids from 7-13 children take part in adventures that require creativity, persistence, logic, and coordination to solve. It's not new- it's actually been around since 2009. See? Not new...I have just been under a rock. I like to read books before I play games or watch movies ...