Signed, Sealed, and Delivered on Hallmark Channel Sundays

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The new original series "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" is a wonderful combination of romance, comedy and drama that follows the lives of four postal detectives who transform themselves into a team of detectives to track down intended recipients of undeliverable mail. Their missions take them out of the office where redirected letters and packages can save lives, solve crimes, reunite old loves and change futures by arriving late but somehow always on time. The team includes charming Oliver … [Read more...]

Twitter and Viewing Party: The Sound of Music, Thursday 8pm EST

I remember watching The Sound of Music with my sisters, way back when. And now I can watch it with my daughters! I'm so excited, and so are they. Well, they're really excited because they recognize Carrie Underwood and want to see her on TV! And I'm okay with that. So, on Thursday, December 5th at 8pm EST we're having a weekday family movie night and watching it together. I can't wait. Are you in? We're also having a twitter party. Use the hashtags #faithandfamily #SoundofMusic and … [Read more...]

TV Safety Initiative: Giveaway by Sanus

Is your family safe from your flat panel television? Flat panel TVs are prone to tipping over. I experienced this first hand. Thankfully no one was injured. The TV in our living room is setting on a stand on a table. It has tipped over not once, but TWICE! in the past 2 years. No one was near the television either time it happened, so, likely, we set it up incorrectly. Flat Panel TV Stats Even so, here are some startling statistics: 2011 US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) … [Read more...]

Family Movie Night with Flatout Bread

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I was recently presented with the opportunity to create a family movie night with my girls, and serve up some delicious Flatout bread. A movie and food? I’m always up for the challenge! And so were the girls. They really enjoy making their own pizza. Usually we order pizza for delivery, but since Alijah and I like pepperoni, and Courtney does not, we order pepperoni pizza and Courtney takes off the pepperoni. And she hates this. She says when she takes the pepperoni off, it takes the cheese off … [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 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...]