My Day at the Los Angeles Zoo in honor of Disneynature’s BEARS

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As my press trip coverage starts to wind down, I wanted to share about my day at the Los Angeles Zoo in honor of Disneynature's BEARS. After we screened Disneynature's BEARS at the Walt Disney Studio Lot, we headed to the LA Zoo for a private tour, lunch, a spur of the moment carousel ride, and plenty of laughs and memories. First of all, you must go see BEARS this Friday. It's an adorable story of breathtaking scale, and the entire family will love it. Disneynature’s new true life … [Read more...]

Alex Woo BEARS Pendant and Necklace Giveaway ($218 value)

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The prize pack, information, and giveaway have been provided by Disney. All Alex Woo pieces tell a story and this pendant isn’t any different. This symbolic pendant captures the essence of American wildlife and significance of the bond between mother and child. Inspired by Disneynature’s latest true-life adventure, Bears, the design features the film’s stars, the mother bear, Sky, and her twin cubs, Amber and Scout, standing against the backdrop of three snow-capped mountain peaks – each … [Read more...]

Mingling with the moms of ABC

I met Ming-Na Wen of ABCs Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

As part of my Disney/ABC press trip last month, I had the chance to meet some of the moms of ABC during a unique mix and mingle type evening set up on the terrace of the Walt Disney Animation Studios building. This reception was just for us, so it was intimate, and casual. We mixed, mingled, took pictures, had some drinks, asked questions, and even answered questions from some of the actresses. At one point, I had to pinch myself to make sure I wasn't dreaming. When I first learned of this … [Read more...]

4 Questions Captain America: The Winter Soldier Left Unanswered

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A big thanks to my friend Laura for guest posting today. Enjoy. We'll start this article with the mandatory spoiler warning. I'm not dancing around plot points here, my dears -- I'm dropping all the goods on the table. If you haven't seen Captain America: The Winter Soldier yet, stop reading now. When asked by various parties about my thoughts on the new Captain America movie, my responses ranged from inarticulate noises of joy to suggestive eyebrow waggles and speculation that Chris … [Read more...]

Grey’s Anatomy set visit experience

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My Grey's Anatomy set visit experience is one I won't soon forget. I never realized just how much goes into just a minute of this show. Now I do, all thanks to our guided tour by Dr. Arizona Robbins (Jessica Capshaw). It was a pure treat to get all the 411 on Grey's. our group even got to go into the 'Dream House' and take a peek around. Grey's Anatomy is the recipient of the 2007 Golden Globe® Award for Best Television Series - Drama, and multiple Emmy nominations, including two for … [Read more...]

Flavor Milk with MilkSplash + Giveaway

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I received product and a gift card in exchange for this post. All thoughts are 100% my own. I have two young children, but they couldn't be any more different, one is calm and quiet, the other is rambunctious and always on the go. There is also another different between the two, one loves milk, and the other doesn't. My daughter hates milk, but I sneak it in when I can, from mixing it in her oatmeal to adding milk to her mac-n-cheese, or scrambled eggs, I even use milk to make her pancakes. … [Read more...]

Who’s The Winter Soldier?

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Who's the Winter Soldier? If you're asking yourself this very question and you don't know, or don't want to know just yet, I suggest coming back later, after you've seen Captain America: The Winter Soldier. If you don't know who the Winter Soldier is, then this post will spoil it for you. You've been warned. By now I hope that you have seen Captain America: The Winter Soldier. It's the #1 movie in the world! I went for the third time this past weekend. The first time I watched it was for a … [Read more...]

The Little Rascals Save the Day

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The most adorable rabble-rousers in film history return in The Little Rascals Save the Day, a fun-filled, all-new adventure featuring Spanky, Alfalfa, Buckwheat, Darla, Petey the Dog and all their friends. In the spirit of the treasured Our Gang comedies The Little Rascals Save the Day finds the most entertaining bunch of third graders in town hatching a series of madcap schemes to earn enough money to keep Grandma's (Doris Roberts of "Everybody Loves Raymond") bakery out of the clutches of … [Read more...]

Anthony Mackie chats about his role as Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier

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Captain America: The Winter Solider took in an astounding 96.2 million this past weekend. That makes CA: TWS the highest grossing April release of all time, now that's serious. Want to know why it took in that much dough? Simply put, IT'S AMAZING! I took my husband and daughter to see it last night, they both enjoyed Sam Wilson aka Falcon a lot, and for good reason, he did a phenomenal job as Falcon and playing a hero. I'm pretty sure Sam, and his wings will make more appearances in the … [Read more...]

Experience Salon Quality Hair at home with Pro Natural Hair Repair System

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I received this product for the purpose of this review. All opinions are 100% my own. Experience salon-quality hair at home with Pro Natural Hair Repair System. This system is so easy to use and it's something I've needed for a while now. I live in Louisiana, and the subtropical, humid climate here wreaks havoc on my hair - and my daughter's, too. My hair is long, and so is Jasmine's, but the moment we try to keep our hair down, it gets frizzy and hard to manage. The Pro Natural Hair … [Read more...]