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Netflix 2014 Emmy’s Edition #streamteam

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Disclosure: We are part of the Netflix Stream team.  This post represent my own experience and opinions. Right off of last night’s Emmy Awards, D and I realized that we had not seen many of the winners and nominees. While I usually write about shows and movies that kids should watch on Netflix, I thought it was a perfect time to give parents a couple of selections that they can watch in order … [Read more...]

(Video) Netgear Nighthawk X6 Router Review

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Disclosure: We received a Nighthawk X6 Router as part of the Netgear ambassador program. This post represent my own experience and opinion on the product. Being connected to the internet gone further and further away from the family desktop, with wireless being the way we most connect to the internet the router has become one of the most important items in the house. You plan for it when you … [Read more...]

(Video) Lifeproof Nuud iPad Air Review (Updated)

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Disclosure: We recieved a Lifeproof Nuud for the iPad Air for review purposes.  This post represents my unbiased opinion. UPDATE (7/21/14)-We recieved the Cover + Stand and Hand Strap + Sholder Strap after our intial review.  Each one is sold seperately and retail for $40.  See below for more of our thoughts on these accessories. Life is too short to worry about breaking your iPad or tablet, … [Read more...]

(Video) Jabra Style Headset Review

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Disclosure: We received a Jabra Style headset for review purposes. This posts represents my unbiased opinion. Headsets have evolved so much over the past couple of years.  I can still remember the clunky wired headsets that would be packaged along with my new cellphone.  They were hilariously large and ultimately useless.  They would usually end up being left in my glove compartment (as if I … [Read more...]

Toy Fair 2014 Round Up #TFNY #TF14

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  Starting this past Sunday, New York City was taken over by toys.  I know it seems like Christmas and the holiday craze has only just passed, but with a new year come a whole new set of great toys for kids of all ages.  D and I love to check out the up and coming toys when we are at Toy Fair, it is the perfect place to see the under the radar toy companies as well as the best … [Read more...]

The Wavering Werewolf Book Review

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Disclaimer: We recieved a review copy from Tor Books. Ages 9-13 was really when I became a voracious reader, I attribute it to the huge selection of books that were beginning to be marketed to the pre teen market.  I loved read scary stories, there was just something about them that really drew me. I can still remember reading through the famous Goosebumps series.  While they weren’t works of … [Read more...]

Under the Weather Watching #NetflixKids

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  Disclosure: I am part of the Netflix Stream Team.  As always, my posts are based on my opinions and experiences. I have to say we have pretty lucky lately (knock on wood) we haven’t had a major sickness hit the family yet.  Of course like most families during the winter, one or all of us is getting over something, but at the moment no major stomach viruses or flus have knocked us … [Read more...]

The Lone Ranger Blu Ray Review

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Disclosure: We received a copy of The Lone Ranger on Blu Ray.  This post represents my unbiased opinion. The Lone Ranger was released today on Blu Ray.  You probably didn’t watch the movie when it was in the theaters. You would think that by bringing back Director Gore Verbinski and Johnny Depp from the worldwide hit Pirates of the Caribbean series, Disney was hoping for another grand slam … [Read more...]

The Wolverine Blu-Ray Movie Review

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Disclosure: We received a copy of The Wolverine for review purposes.  This post represents my unbiased opionion. Low expectations, high hopes, that describes my feelings right before watching The Wolverine for the first time.  I will spare you the horror of rehashing the first Wolverine movie, if you really want to you can check out my review here.  Needless to say, sitting down I was afraid to … [Read more...]

Despicable Me 2 Review and Sweepstakes #DM2DVD #DespicableMeDos

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Update! This giveaway is closed congrats to John. Disclosure: Despicable Me 2 is sponsoring this giveaway and provided me with a DVD to review. As always our post is our unbiased opinions. The Gru crew is back again, to the delight of all children.  Especially those obsessed with the ever popular minions. I didn't realize how popular the first film (which we liked) was until I looked at my … [Read more...]

Nickelodeon Day of Deals on Amazon.com

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  Disclosure: We recieved each product below for review purposes.  The videos and this post are our unbiased opinion.   Right before the Black Friday madness is the perfect time to get your shopping in, everyone is waiting for Black Friday that they miss out on deals that are just as good or even better.   Nickelodeon and Amazon are launching a number of deals on Nick products only for … [Read more...]

Bringing Books to Life with Netflix #streamteam

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  Disclaimer: I am member of the Netflix Stream Team.  The opinions expressed in this post are my own. Sometimes it is hard to share the books you loved when you where younger to your children.  I have found that while some books still translate over to the next generation others just don’t resonate.  Fortunately, Rock and I have been able to find a number of these same books as … [Read more...]

Monopoly: The Power Rangers 20th Anniversary Edition

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Image courtesy of Saban Brands Disclaimer: We received a Monopoly: Power Rangers 20th Anniversary Edition for review purposes.  The post represents my unbiased opinion. It is hard to believe that Power Rangers has been around for 20 years.  It is pretty impressive that the show has had such longevity considering how many different it has gone through with that said, the heart of the show still … [Read more...]

(Video) PIPPIN on Broadway Review #ISawPippin

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Update! Giveaway closed congrats to Wendy. Disclosure: PIPPIN is sponsoring this giveaway and provided me with a similar package and press tickets to facilitate my review. However, as always my post is my unbiased opinions. I love love love Broadway and musicals and was brought up on the talent and musical wonder that is New York City’s Broadway. So when I got invited to see the Tony Award … [Read more...]

The Heat Blu Ray Movie Review

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Disclosure:We recieved a review copy of  The Heat.  The post represent my unbiased opinion. With one Oscar and another possible one coming soon it is kind of fun to see Sandra Bullock let loose in The Heat.  Directed by Paul Feig who brought us the popular Bridesmaids movie, The Heat takes the break out star of Bridesmaids, Melissa McCarthy, and teams her up with Bullock in a buddy cop … [Read more...]