Archives for November 6, 2014

Peppa Pig Holiday Bundle Giveaway! Peppa Pig Peppa's Christmas DVD and Peppa Pig Bubbles DVD!

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New Peppa Pig DVDs avail now! Read all about them in our Media Reviews section. Peppa Pig Peppa’s Christmas would make the ideal DVD for the whole family to get into the Christmas spirit! Bubbles would make a great stocking gift for the younger children!

We have teamed up with kaboom! Entertainment for a holiday giveaway! One winner will win both DVDs! To enter leave a comment below telling us your child’s favorite character from Peppa Pig! Is it Peppa? Or maybe George? Deadline to enter is November 12th, 2014 at noon PST. One winner will randomly be chosen via Random.org.

Self Disclosure:  I received free DVDs to facilitate review feature and giveaway. No other compensation was received. Photo Credit: kaboom! Entertainment. 

New Peppa Pig DVD: Bubbles

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On December 2, Peppa Pig will be back but this time in a 14 episode DVD titled Bubbles. This lovable, cheeky little piggy will be up to her usual activities – playing games, dressing up, visiting exciting places, making new friends and of course, jumping up and down in muddy puddles!

I received the New DVD to review and this is so much fun! My son is now too old for Peppa Pig but I do remember the days when he used to watch her shows. Peppa is still a likable little character with fun friends that love to have fun. This DVD is very entertaining and will delight pre-school children. The DVD includes 14 fun-packed “peppasodes” (As Seen on Nick Jr.) There are 12 + 2 Bonus episodes. This would make a great holiday gift or stocking stuffer this holiday season!

Self Disclosure: I received a free DVD to facilitate this feature. Photo Credit:  kaboom! Entertainment.

New Peppa Pig DVD for the Holidays! Peppa’s Christmas

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Join Peppa in this All-New fun-filled holiday special as Peppa and her family celebrate the season. This is such a fun DVD for young children! It’s so entertaining to see Peppa and George write letters to Santa and get into the whole Christmas spirit. There are sun adventures besides Peppa’s Christmas. There are 12 different “peppasodes” full of fun. I do think my favorite was Peppa’s Christmas.

Did you know that this holiday season, Peppa Pig, the #1 preschool show on Nick Jr., is coming to the U.S. on DVD not just once, but TWICE! So, if you have any pre-school children, this is a Must-Have this holiday season! Your young children will have so much fun singing and dancing along with Peppa Pig.

Self Disclosure: I received a free DVD to facilitate this feature. Photo Credit: kaboom! Entertainment.

 

 

Emmi Original Cheese Fondue for the holidays! Giveaway Opportunity!

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I love Fall time! Comfort foods are a Must-Have! I recently tried Emmi Original Cheese Fondue and this really is a Must-have for the whole family! The product is based on an authentic Swiss recipe. I love that it is so easy to prepare and my family loved the taste. Our favorite was to use bread cubes! It heats up quickly and is great for entertaining over the upcoming holidays. Visit thier Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/EmmiUSA for more info.

Emmi Original Fondue can be found in the deli section of your local grocery store.

 

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We have teamed up for a holiday giveaway! To enter, leave a comment below telling us your favorite holiday time comfort food! Two winners will each win a box of Emmi Original Cheese Fondue. Deadline to enter is November 17th, 2014 at noon PST. Two winners will be selected via Random.org.

Self Disclosure: I received a free sample to facilitate this feature & giveaway. Photo Credit: Emmi products.

Lights! Camera! Anamazie! New Children’s Book Tells the Tale of a Young Turkey’s Rise to Cinematic Stardom

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Who doesn’t fantasize about becoming a big movie star, living up all the glitz, glam and glory that comes with it?  A talented little turkey named Anamazie Marie LaBelle sure does, only her dream becomes reality in the delightful new children’s book Gollywood Here I Come!, written by director/choreographer-turned author Terry John Barto, which waddles into stores and online November 11, 2014, just in time for Thanksgiving.

 

Growing up in the small town of Gobbleville, Anamazie studied acting, singing and dancing while basking in the local spotlight as a star baton twirler.  Opportunity comes knocking when the competition Gobbleville’s Got Talent gives Anamazie her shot at being discovered.  With her mom Henrietta at her back, she makes it all the way to the finals, but falls short of the top prize. That is where her path to stardom truly begins as she is discovered by a talent scout, is cast in her first movie and declares “Gollywood, Here I Come!”

 

With colorful whimsical illustrations by Mattia Cerato, Gollywood Here I Come!  taps into current pop culture trends of TV shows like “America’s Got Talent” and “American Idol; and the public’s fascination with celebrities and movie stars.  At its heart, the story leaves young readers with the positive message “You can do anything if you work hard and never give up.”

We received a copy of this book and it really is a delightful story for young children! I really love the positive message of “You can do anything if you work hard and never give up.” The illustrations are bright and fun and a Must Have for children ages 5-8. 

About the Author:

Terry John Barto has crafted dances and musical staging for more than 200 productions throughout the United States and abroad. His versatility ranges from Annie and Crazy For You to The Who’s Tommy and West Side Story. Terry staged long-running shows for Princess Cruises and a variety of his choreography has been seen on CBS’ The Bold and the Beautiful. As the Creative Director for Wings of Dreams Productions, he turned diverse ideas into screenplays for animation and toys. He has also written another children’s book Nickerbacher, The Funniest Dragon to be released in 2015.  For more information about Terry John Barto, please visit TjbKids.com.

 

About the Illustrator:

Mattia Cerato was born in Cuneo, a small town surrounded by the beautiful Italian alps. At a young age his artist father encourage Mattia to draw and when he grew up he studied illustration at the European Institute of Design (IED).  After graduation, he landed his first illustration job, a book titled My First Picture Dictionary for Rass Language House.  He subsequently went on to illustrate many more children’s books. For more information about Mattia Cerato please visit www.mbartists.com.

 

Gollywood Here I Come is 32 pages and is available for a suggested retail price of $15.15To order please visit www.gollywoodhereicome.com, amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com.

Self Disclosure: I received a free book to facilitate this feature. Photo Credit belongs to the Author/Illustrator.