Archives for June 2016

Flavor Your Life European Olive Oil


I am Italian! So olive oil has always been a staple in our home. We use it in various ways, but one thing’s for sure- quality is everything. My Grandmother would use olive oil in most of her cooking. That passed down to my Father and then myself. One of my kids’ favorite things is when we have pasta with a fresh baguette and olive oil for dipping… yum!

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The Magic Blanket


Sometimes falling asleep can be hard to do. My middle child struggles with this on a daily basis. When he was diagnosed with ADHD, we decided to use a mix of natural and medicinal treatments. Finding the right balance for this was difficult. One area that is particularly challenging for him is falling asleep. With lavender essential oil, no screen time, and the discovery of weighted blankets- we found our solution!

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Lightlife Smart Dogs


Who loves hot dogs and burgers? I know I do! I love to grill during the summer, and my family loves gobbling up whatever I bring off the grill. I was excited to see what they thought of Lightlife Smart Dogs, the veggie hot dog.

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The BFG Prinatble Activities


The talents of three of the world’s greatest storytellers – Roald Dahl, Walt Disney and Steven Spielberg – unite for the first me to bring Dahl’s beloved classic “The BFG” to life on screen. Directed by Spielberg, Disney’s “The BFG” tells the imaginative story of a young girl and the giant who introduces her to the wonders and perils of Giant Country. [Read more…]

See Jumanji at the Adventure Theatre MTC!


Adventure Theatre MTC(ATMTC), brings to the stage its fourth and final world premiere of the 2015-2016 Season with Jumanji, directed by Serge Seiden, director of the Helen Hayes Award winning Charlotte’s Web and Helen Hayes nominated A Little House Christmas. Based on the Caldecott Medal winning book by Chris Van Allsburg, the production will feature a 4-D audience immersive experience.

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The Beach~A Favorite Summer Getaway


Every summer since we have had kids, we have gone to Virginia Beach. I love feeling the sand in my toes and seeing blue as far as the eye can see. It is such a family friendly beach. We look forward to it every year! I’d love to share some of my top beach tips & tricks with you!

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Finding Dory~Swimming Into Hearts Everywhere!


Let me start off by saying this movie is not just a sequel. It stands alone in telling its own, unique story about our favorite Blue Tang. My kids were so excited to see Dory’s Story, and all of their questions were answered. Finding Dory does not disappoint. As one critic stated, perfect may be an understatement.

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Santa Cruz Organic®~ Juice Your Kids Will Reach For!


It’s summer time and that means thirsty kids. Instead of reaching for soda, or sugary drinks, reach for Santa Cruz Organic® Juices. From original Apple and Concord Grape Juices, to the more innovative Orange Mango Juice Blend, Santa Cruz Organic® Juices are sure to offer a refreshing variety.

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Parent Social Media Safety Webinar


Most parents are shocked to learn some of the apps on their student’s phone are anonymous, or have anonymous features. Then, the parents have questions, about what they can and should be doing about these apps. This summer, we’re supporting a free social media safety webinar to teach parents the “17 bad apps their children should never use.”

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Finding Dory~Free Printable Activities!


Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” finds Dory living happily in the reef with Marlin and Nemo about a year after their life-changing adventure. When Dory suddenly remembers that she has a family out there who may be looking for her, she recruits Marlin and Nemo for a life-changing adventure across the ocean to California’s prestigious Marine Life Ins tute (MLI), a rehabilita on center and aquarium. [Read more…]