Archives for May 13, 2014

Latest Release in Popular ‘Chuggington’ DVD Series from Anchor Bay Entertainment Moves Full Steam Ahead into Retail Nationwide this May! Giveaway Opportunity!

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Bet you can’t catch Koko! Young trainees and families from coast-to-coast will honk their horns for Koko when she takes the spotlight in “Explorer Koko,” the latest action-packed Chuggington” DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment. Featuring six engaging episodes that help preschoolers tackle everyday challenges and learn important life lessons, the exciting all-new collection puts wheels to the rails at retail since May 6, 2014.

 

Synopsis:

In “Explorer Koko” ($14.98), everyone’s best friend Koko is chosen to carry the King of Buffertonia and his dignitaries on a special tour of Chuggington. The new release also follows Koko as she gets hooked on a computer game trying to beat Hodge’s high score and finds herself in a heap of trouble when her net shooter fails on the tracks! In these six fast-paced and fun-filled episodes, Brewster, Wilson and Koko discover the importance of teamwork, leadership and more. The new DVD also comes complete with Chugger Spotlights, a bonus Badge Quest Episode and adorable coloring sheets!

Episodes:

  • “Explorer Koko”
  • “Runaway Koko”
  • “Fearless Wilson”
  • “Koko’s Game”
  • “Hodge’s Secret”
  • “Inspector Emery”

DVD Bonus Features:

  • Badge Quest Episode: “Knowing Where You Are”
  • Character Montages: Irving and Chatsworth
  • Coloring and Activity Sheets

 

A colorful and contemporary CGI-animated TV show from Ludorum that reinforces early social readiness skills, “Chuggington” airs daily on Disney Junior and weekdays on Disney Channel. The series made its Season 4 debut on Disney Junior in October 2013 with the first-ever primetime “Chuggington” special, “Chug Patrol: Ready to Rescue.”

 

Chuggington” has become a global sensation since its debut in September 2008 in the U.K. The show has been licensed to more than 175 territories worldwide and has established ratings records in several key international markets, including the U.K., Germany, France and Australia. The series made its stateside debut in January 2010.

 

We received this adorable DVD to review and although my son is too old for it, my nephew loved it! The episodes are entertaining and I love the bonus features!  I also like that it will teach young children about teamwork and how to handle emergencies.


About “Chuggington

Chuggington” is a contemporary, action-based, energetic and vibrant CGI series for children ages 2-5. The series follows the adventures of three young trainees – Wilson and his friends Brewster and Koko – as they ride the rails and take on exciting challenges that test their courage, speed and determination. Along the way, and with help and support from a strong community of engines and people, they learn positive values and new skills that empower them to become the best trainees they can be. Further information is available at www.chuggington.com.

 

We have teamed up for a giveaway! One winner will win the DVD and an exclusive Frostini Die-Cast collectible toy train! To enter, leave a comment below telling us who you would like to win this for and why! Deadline to enter is May 17th, 2014 at noon (PST). One winner will randomly be selected from all entries.

 

About Anchor Bay Entertainment

Anchor Bay Entertainment is a leading home entertainment company.  Anchor Bay acquires and distributes feature films, original television programming, including STARZ Original series, children’s entertainment, anime (Manga Entertainment), fitness (Anchor Bay Fitness), sports, and other filmed entertainment on DVD and Blu-ray™ formats.  The company has long term distribution agreements in place for select programming with AMC Networks, RADiUS, and The Weinstein Company.  Headquartered in Beverly Hills, CA, Anchor Bay Entertainment has offices in Troy, MI, as well as Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia.  Anchor Bay Entertainment (www.anchorbayentertainment.com) is a Starz (NASDAQ: STRZA, STRZB) business, www.starz.com.

Self Disclosure: I received a free DVD to facilitate this review/giveaway but any opinions expressed are truthful.

Marshmallow Soap Company Actz Cosmetics Giveaway Opportunity!

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*Are you tired of the same old soap? Are you looking for a unique product to offer your clients, customers, or guests? Marshmallow Soap Co. has transformed soap from a necessary, if boring, product, into something that is fun as well as functional.*
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These marshmallow soaps offer the indulgence of a marshmallow without the calories! You can squish this soap, smush in your hands, and produce a bubbly 
lather-cleaning hands.  They also float and they dry out and can be used all over again! We received a few samples and love them! In such yummy flavors too like Root Beer, Cantaloupe and Butterscotch! I think my favorite is the Butterscotch!  My son likes these so much that he now wants to only use these instead of other soaps. What I also really like is that they are Eco friendly and not tested on animals. They also come in so many delicious sounding flavors! I know! They aren’t to eat but they do smell good!
To buy these and many other great products, check out the website.
We have teamed up for a giveaway! Two winners will each win 1 tube each of Marshmallow soaps! To enter check out the website and let us know why you would like to win! You can sign up for their newsletter too! Next, “like” the ACTZ Store Facebook page.  Deadline to enter is May 18th, 2014 at noon. (PST) Two winners will randomly be selected from all entries. (Bloggers that have reviewed these products before are not eligible). Winners will receive a random flavor and can not choose but I am sure you will be delighted!
Self Disclosure: Credit: *Marshmallow Soap Company* I received free samples to facilitate this feature but any opinions expressed are truthful. Photo Credit: Marshmallow Soap Company.

Buttons Cloth Diapers

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Buttons Diapers feature a quality and affordable two-in-one diapering system that consists of wipe-able PUL covers and super-soft absorbent inserts that snap into the covers to stay in place! Buttons Diapers fit babies from 9-35 lbs, have two layers of stretchy waterproof PUL throughout, and double gussets at the legs to keep messes in. With 8 adorable colors to choose from and a tiny red button logo on the back, your wee one will be as cute as a button!

We received one of these and they are adorable! I don’t have a baby in the house but we tried them with a friend and her little one and she was delighted and impressed that the insert stays in place. This is also eco-friendly and great for the environment.

To find out more, check out the website.

Self Disclosure: We received a free product to facilitate this post. Photo Credit: Buttons Cloth Diapers.