Family Movie Night: Smitty #moviereview

Movie: Smitty Release Date: July 2012 Run Time: 94 minutes Rating: PG DVD Price: $29.99 Category: Family, Adventure About Smitty Mischievous thirteen-year-old Ben is sent to his grandfather’s farm for the summer, where he crosses paths with a lovable mutt. With help from the unlikely canine companion, Ben learns the importance of friendship, family and responsibility. When life gets tough for Ben, a friendly paw is all it takes to pull him through. http://www.smittythemovie.com/ Our Thoughts … [Read more...]

#moviereview: Kiara the Brave

DVD: Kiara the Brave Release Date: June 2012 Run Time: 80 minutes Rating: PG About Kiara the Brave Kiara the Brave takes viewers to Dreamzone, a peaceful and a magical kingdom under the rule of King Maximus. The serene kingdom faces sudden change when the King is captured and imprisoned by his evil brother, Dreadmis. The King’s daughter, courageous Princess Kiara, must conquer evil and restore harmony in Dreamzone, returning her father to the throne. Our Thoughts on Kiara the Brave We didn’t … [Read more...]

Family Movie Night: The Penniless Princess @VeggieTales #PennilessPrincess #giveaway

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DVD: VeggieTales: The Penniless Princess - God's Little Girl Release Date: August 14, 2012 Rated: NR Studio: Big Idea Run Time: 50 minutes facebook | pinterest | twitter About The Penniless Princess In this Veggie-version of the children’s book A Little Princess, by Frances Hodgson Burnett, Larry the Cucumber stars as Captain Crew and helps to teach an important lesson about knowing your own true worth to his young daughter, Sarah, even if only through his spirit. Sweet … [Read more...]

Family Movie Night with Dino Dan #CouchCritics

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When my mom went to Cleveland on July 1st, she took my girls with her. I was so excited to have a bit of rest, but you know what? I missed my girls SO much, and it figures that they took this week away from me to become so independent. Coco, age 6, told me that she’d call me twice a day, and I warned Lulu, age 8 – and with a new prepaid cell phone, not to use up all of her minutes. How did they react while gone from their mama? I talked to Coco twice, and each time it was for less than 2 … [Read more...]

DVD #review: Dora the Explorer: Dora’s Easter Adventure

DVD: Dora the Explorer: Dora's Easter Adventure Rating: Unrated Release Date: February 14, 2012 List Price: $16.99 Run Time: 66 minutes Studio: Nickelodeon Guest Review My two year old is a big Dora fan, so much that she sings “We did it” several times throughout the day.  Since she is a fan of bunnies as well, I thought this DVD would be one that she would thoroughly enjoy.  However, the title episode was not as enjoyable compared to the other two.  In my opinion, she did … [Read more...]

Giveaway: The Gruffalo – Ends 09/09

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About The Gruffalo Based on the best-selling children’s book, The Gruffalo is a magical tale of a mouse who takes a stroll through the woods.  Encountering three predators who all wish to eat him, the adorable and confident mouse has to use his wits to survive.  He tells his predators that he is meeting a monster, which scares each of them, but what will mouse do when comes face to face with the terrible product of his imagination? The Gruffalo was just released on DVD for $12.99!  The … [Read more...]