Showing posts from July 5, 2009

Coroline coming to DVD July 21st!

This is one of my favorite movies! Coraline (Two-Disc Collector's Edition) will be released on July 21st along with other versions.

Available for a Limited Time Only on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def and 2-Disc Collector’s Edition DVD Featuring 2-D and 3-D Versions of the Movie, Four pairs of 3-D glasses, Plus a Digital Copy of the FilmComing July 21st, 2009 From Universal Studios Home Entertainment“A Magical Tale. A Remarkable Feat of Imagination!” – Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles TimesUniversal City, California, May 26, 2009 – From the visionary imagination of filmmaker Henry Selick, director of The Nightmare Before Christmas, and based on the award-winning novel by Newbery Medal winner Neil Gaiman (The Graveyard Book, Sandman) comes the remarkable handmade, stop-motion animated feature film Coraline, available on Blu-ray™ Hi-Def combo pack, 2-Disc Collector’s Edition DVD and single disc DVD July 21st, 2009 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. While all editions feature both the 2-D and 3-D…

Made Here, Baby! Book Review

As a parent, you would do anything to keep your children free from harm. So you want to be sure that the toys you buy for them are fun, well-made, and-above all-safe. Recent recalls of millions of imported toys have caused parents to be more and more concerned about products that are manufactured overseas-and the materials that go into them. It is becoming clearer than ever that by buying more American-produced merchandise for our children, we can assure ourselves of its quality and safety.

Made Here, Baby!: The Essential Guide to Finding the Best American-Made Products for Your Kids by Bruce H. Wolk is a wonderful book if you have children. Bruce uncovers more then 400 companies devoted to making safe, high-quality children's produccts in the US. The majority of the companies highlighted are smaller companies that are environmentally friendly but harder to find.

Bruce tracked down these companies, interviewed owners, tested the products. He did all the work, then gives us the d…

MommyDocs Summer Staycation Safety

We usually put all of our extra money into our girls dancing, so vacationing is unfortunately out of the question. Summer is a great time for us to cut down our spending, save up some money & just relax. Of course the kids get pretty bored with that, so we have to find cheap ways to entertain them!

I know with the economy, other families are also taking that approach. Mom Central also knows that, so they got together with the MommyDocs (Clorox) and came up with a list of Five Tips for Summer Staycations to keep your family safe and your house cleaner during the summer months this year.

Staying Safe at BBQs. According to a recent survey, 70 percent of Moms are cooking more at home and many are likely switching up their meal routine with an outdoor BBQ. Make sure your kids have a safe BBQ experience by keeping them away from the flames and any sharp knives. Also, don't forget to check that your child's hamburger is fully cooked. Always keep a thermometer on hand to be sure…

Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits

Have you gotten into the Guitar Hero craze yet? My brother is obsessed with it & my daughters love it as well.

The makers of Guitar Hero introduced Guitar Hero On Tour: Modern Hits for the Nintendo DS system, a follow-up to the On Tour and Decades games previously released. The game features 28 songs, all radio-edits of modern rock hits from bands including Coldplay, Fall Out Boy, Weezer, The Strokes and Wolfmother. Besides being able to take the game on the road, the Nintendo DS has a wireless feature that allows song streaming and multiplayer modes.

Product FeaturesSelect from eight characters including two new rockers making their debut on the DS and deck them out with stylish threads and hot guitars and set out to rock.Unique, portable gaming experience for the Nintendo DS that utilizes the innovative Guitar Grip and pick-stylus to strum the touch-activated screen to rock out on the go.Prove your shredding skills in single player modes including Career, Quick Play or Guitar Her…

Extra Credit: The 7 Things Every College Student Needs to Know About Credit, Debt & Ca$h

If you have a kid about to go into college or even just starting out in college, this is a must read book. Honestly, I think you should pick up this book even earlier, maybe Junior or Senior year!

Extra Credit: The 7 Things Every College Student Needs to Know About Credit, Debt & Ca$h, is a nice, quick easy 83 page for the young adult. It quickly goes over the essentials of money management (credit cards, debit, cash, debt, etc) in an easy to read way. After each of the 12 short chapters, is a question area to fill out that is called Extra Credit.

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In Extra Credit: The 7 Things Every College Student Needs to Know About Credit, Debt & Ca$h. You'll learn how credit card companies "trick" you into playing their game by their rules and why it's not your fault that you can't beat them... at least until now. Extra Credit is the book that every college student and high school senior should be armed with as they are about to be assaulted by 50…