Royal Caribbean’s Quantum of the Seas

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Disclosure: We were asked to spend two nights aboard the Quantum of the Seas with all meal expenses covered. Royal Caribbean’s latest ship is the first of a brand new class of ships the sail the seas: Quantum Class. This new class represents the latest in technological advancements allowing them to be called the world first “Smart” ships. Currently there are two ships in this class, the first … [Read more...]

(Video) 2014 Toyota Corolla Sport Premium He Said/ She Said Review

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Disclosure: We received a loaner 2014 Toyota Corolla Sport for one week for review purposes, as always, my posts are based on my opinions and experiences. D and I had a great opportunity to try out the Toyota Corolla Sport Premium Sedan for a week. It was a great experience as we put it through its paces as both a car for driving to work and as a family car. Here are some of our … [Read more...]

(Video) Party Night with Hasbro

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Everyone loves playing games at a party, unfortunately, it seems like they haven’t advanced much since the 1980s.  Not that it is a bad thing, games such as Taboo and Catch Phrase are timeless it is just time to put the boards away and come into the 21st century.  That is what Hasbro did with the new Pass & Party line. These games are meant to be played in a party with a group, that is why … [Read more...]

(Video) Jabra Revo Wireless and Stealth Review

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Disclosure: We received the Jabra Revo Wireless and Jabra Stealth for review purposes.  This post represents my own opinion and experiences with the products. I had the opportunity to try out both the Jabra Revo Wireless and the Jabra Stealth: Jabra Revo Wireless Headphones We have already reviewed the great Jabra Revo previously, the Revo Wireless takes things to the next level.  … [Read more...]

(Video) Disney Junior Pirates and Princess Summer Sweepstakes

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Update this giveaway is closed congrats to Tania and Rebecca.  Disclosure: We received the products mentioned in the post from Disney Consumer Products for review and they are hosting giveaway. The opinions expressed in this post reflect our own experiences with the products. Disney Junior has been celebrating Pirates and Princesses this year and we have been celebrating alongside them as well. … [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) Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 Review

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9

Disclosure: We received a Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 for review purposes.  This post represents my own experiences and opinions. The tablet market has become so full of different models from different manufactures that it has become almost impossible to tell a great tablet from junk. Last week I had the opportunity to tryout Amazon’s latest and greatest entrant to the tablet race in the Kindle … [Read more...]

Quick Hit Summer Movie Reviews

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The summer hasn’t even finished and we have already have had some hits and misses in the theaters, but I couldn’t let the summer fly by without mentioning some of the fun summer flicks that I was fortunate to watch so far: 22 Jump Street: To think that 22 Jump Street was made by the same directors as the Lego Movie. While they kept the same meta (wink, wink!) movie feel that the Lego Movie had, … [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...]

(Video) NYC Blue Man Group Review and Ticket Giveaway #BMGfamily


Update giveaway is closed. Congrats to Rafael and Amy. Disclosure: Blue Man Group invited us as press to show and is sponsoring the ticket giveaway.   As always, my posts are based on my opinions and experiences. Can you believe Eddy and I have never seen Blue Man Group? I know bizarre right? They have performances across the United States, Berlin, Brazil and Norwegian Cruise lines and we have … [Read more...]

(Video) Lubriderm Men’s Lotion Giveaway Sweepstakes #FamiliaLubriderm


Images Courtesy of Lubriderm Disclosure: D is a Lubriderm ambassador.  The opinions expressed in this post are my own. Like most guys I am not the most diligent when it comes to taking care of my skin. I’ll do some basic stuff like using aftershave or suntan lotion when necessary but I don’t go out of my way to try to preserve my skin on a regular basis.  With that said as I get older, and … [Read more...]

(Video) Disneyland Hotel Review #DisneySMMoms

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Disclosure: The Dancing Hotdogs family was invited to the Disney Social Media Moms Conference.  We paid for our own conference and travel expenses.  As always, my posts are based on my opinions and experiences. You have to give it to good old Walt.  He certainly knew how to create an experience for children and adults alike.  I don’t think we are going to be able to go back without staying … [Read more...]

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

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Building upon the growing empire that is Marvel Studio, the latest Captain America movie finally starts to show the promise seen in The Avengers movie.  Similar to the trend started by The Wolverine, The Winter Solider see it’s selfless less like a superhero movie and more like an old fashion spy film.  Taking cues from spy thrillers of the 70’s and 80’s we are treated to conspiracies and double … [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...]