Four Healthy Lunchbox Ideas That Will Save You Money #SaveALotInsiders

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Four Healthy Lunchbox Ideas That Will Save You Money #SaveALotInsiders This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Save-A-Lot. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s that time of the year again!  Everyone is going back to school.  If you’re like me, you might be trying to come up with some ways to give your kids something they will love while not completely bypassing nutrition.  Now, I’m not a super healthy mom, so there is no vegan or bean sprouts for my kiddos, although we do love

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Go Behind The Scenes Of The Jungle Book With Brigham Taylor and Rob Legato #JungleBookBluRay

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Go Behind The Scenes Of The Jungle Book With Brigham Taylor and Rob Legato #JungleBookBluRay While I was in Los Angeles last week I had the amazing opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes peek into Disney’s The Jungle book with the producer, Brigham Taylor and the visual effect supervisor, Rob Legato.  These are some of my favorite parts of my trips with Disney.  I get a real glimpse into how these movies are made, all the way from the stars who are voicing the characters to how the characters are created

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Help Your Students Feel Like Superheroes For Less At Walmart #TeacherRewardsKit

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Help Your Students Feel Like Superheroes For Less At Walmart #TeacherRewardsKit This is a sponsored post on behalf of Walmart for Acorn Influence.  All opinions are 100% my own. Whether you home school or send your children to a traditional school you can help your students feel like superheroes for less at Walmart with these super fun teacher rewards kits in the back to school section at Walmart!   Coming in right at $10, you’ll have everything you need to reward and recognize students for their hard work and successes.

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My Interview With The Charming Wes Bentley From Disney’s Pete’s Dragon #PetesDragonEvent

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My Interview With The Charming Wes Bentley From Disney’s Pete’s Dragon #PetesDragonEvent *I received an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles for the coverage of several press events for Disney.   All opinions are 100% my own and I only recommend events and shows that are a great fit for my readers. I am so excited to finally share my interview with the charming Wes Bentley from Disney’s Pete’s Dragon!  You might be saying to yourself “Hey, this guy looks so familiar”.  That’s because he is….familiar!  You might recognize him from

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Meet Pete and Natalie From Disney’s Pete’s Dragon #PetesDragonEvent

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Meet Pete and Natalie From Disney’s Pete’s Dragon #PetesDragonEvent *I received an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles for the coverage of several press events for Disney.   All opinions are 100% my own and I only recommend events and shows that are a great fit for my readers. Meet Pete and Natalie From Disney’s Pete’s Dragon! While I was in Los Angeles last week, I had the amazing opportunity to sit down with Oakes Fegley, who plays Pete in Pete’s Dragon and  Oona Laurence, who plays Natalie in the film.

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My Interview With The Adorable Bryce Dallas Howard #PetesDragonEvent

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My Interview With The Adorable Bryce Dallas Howard #PetesDragonEvent *I received an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles for the coverage of several press events for Disney. All opinions are 100% my own and I only recommend events and shows that are a great fit for my readers. As y’all know, I was in Los Angeles earlier this week for the Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet World Premier.  While I was there, I was given the opportunity to interview some of the actors from the film.  My interview with

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5 Reasons You Will Love Disney’s Pete’s Dragon #PetesDragonEvent

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5 Reasons You Will Love Disney’s Pete’s Dragon #PetesDragonEvent *I received an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles for the coverage of several press events for Disney.   All opinions are 100% my own and I only recommend events and shows that are a great fit for my readers. Oh my goodness y’all!  Disney’s Pete’s Dragon opens across the country tomorrow and I have 5 Reasons You Will Love Disney’s Pete’s Dragon!  I am always at a loss of how to convey to my readers that they really need to see a

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My Amazing Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet Premier Experience #PetesDragonEvent

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My Amazing Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet Premier Experience #PetesDragonEvent *I received an all expenses paid trip to Los Angeles for the coverage of several press events for Disney.   All opinions are 100% my own and I only recommend events and shows that are a great fit for my readers. My Amazing Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet Premier Experience!  As you all probably know, I just got back from an amazing whirlwind of a trip to Los Angeles to cover the red carpet premier of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon.  To say this was an

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Walmart Helps Power Their Dreams #LetsPowerTheirDreams

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Walmart Helps Power Their Dreams #LetsPowerTheirDreams This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. As most of you know, the Olympic Games are starting this week.  The opening ceremonies are Friday night.  We are huge fans of sports around our house and the anticipation of the Olympic Games has my kiddos bouncing off the walls!  Every day our youngest two are literally climbing the walls trying new gymnastics and wrestling moves.  Just yesterday our youngest daughter ran two miles with my husband because she wants to be an Olympic runner one day.

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Fun Pete’s Dragon Coloring Sheets #PetesDragon

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Fun Pete’s Dragon Coloring Sheets #PetesDragon Pete’s Dragon will be flying into theatres everywhere next Friday, August 12th!  I love getting the kids ready with lots of fun activities centered around the movie.   We have some new, fun coloring sheets and activity pages to help get everyone excited to see the movie!  Be sure to follow me as I head off to Los Angeles on August 7 on an adventure of a lifetime and walk the red carpet for the Pete’s Dragon Premier!  It is going to be a blast

You Are Going To Love Treasure Hunters #TreasureHuntersClub

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You Are Going To Love Treasure Hunters #TreasureHuntersClub This post is sponsored by BSM Media. All opinions are 100% my own. We had the amazing opportunity to read and review another one of James Patterson’s books.  This time we read Treasure Hunters.  My son, Isaiah, is eleven years old and absolutely loved this book!  We read much of the book together, just because it was so much fun!  Treasure Hunters starts in Venice and takes them on an adventure across the world looking for a stolen treasure.  It was exciting

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I’m Heading Back To LA For Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet #PetesDragonEvent

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I’m Heading Back To LA For Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet #PetesDragonEvent Y’all!  I am so excited to announce that I’m heading back to LA for Disney’s Pete’s Dragon Red Carpet premiere and to interview Bryce Dallas Howard!  I’ll be out there from Sunday, August 7th – Tuesday, August 9th! While I am in town I will also take a sneak peek at some of the exciting bonus content featured on the Blu-ray and digital release of The Jungle Book, attend an early advance screening of Queen of Katwe and preview footage from

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New Poster And Trailer For Marvel’s Doctor Strange #DoctorStrange

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New Poster And Trailer For Marvel’s Doctor Strange #DoctorStrange Comic-Con is happening in San Diego and in celebration of the cast’s appearance at San Diego Comic-Con, a brand new trailer and poster from Marvel’s Doctor Strange have been made available. I just love watching Marvel movies evolve through poster and trailer releases.  It’s like slowly unwrapping a gift on Christmas morning 😀  I’ve been hearing a lot of buzz around this film and can’t really decide what direction it is going to take.  The one thing I know for sure, is

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New Pete’s Dragon Activity Sheets and Film Clip #PetesDragonEvent

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New Pete’s Dragon Activity Sheets and Film Clip #PetesDragonEvent Can you believe that August is almost here and it’s almost time for Disney’s Pete’s Dragon to open in theaters everywhere across the country?!  Ahhh, yes, we are focusing on back to school around here too, but Pete’s Dragon is helping us focus on more than just going back to school.  It’s a great distraction for my youngest who is not looking forward to school starting back at all!  Disney has just released a new film clip along with a super

Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie

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Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie If you are looking for a super fun and easy recipe that will WOW your family and friends, then this Easy Homemade Fried Ice Cream Pie is going to make you veryyy happy 😀   I have made this a few times for my family and am going to make it for our neighborhood pot luck soon.  The kids always clean it out quickly when I make it for us.  You really have to make it and taste it to understand how amazing this

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What You Need To Know Before Seeing Ghostbusters #Ghostbusters

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What You Need To Know Before Seeing Ghostbusters #Ghostbusters Earlier this week I was given the opportunity to screen Ghostbusters at AMC Elmwood Palace in Harahan.  While I was watching Ghostbusters with my youngest two children (9 years old and 11 years old) and my best friend’s youngest son (9 years old), I felt like I needed to give some pointers for all of the moms and dads who will be considering taking their children to see Ghostbusters in the coming weeks. 1.  It will make you scream!  Ghostbusters went

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New Featurette From Queen Of Katwe #QueenOfKatwe

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New Featurette From Queen Of Katwe #QueenOfKatwe Disney has released a new featurette from Queen Of Katwe featuring new footage from the film and interviews with stars David Oyelowo and Lupita Nyong’o, is now available. I have been hearing amazing things about this film.  I’m going to get an early look at it next month in Los Angeles and have been told, by many of my friends who have already seen it, to take tissues!  The film, which is based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the

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Save Big This Back To School Season

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Save Big This Back To School Season As a parent the end of summer can be stressful.  It also means it’s time to figure out some great ways to save on kids back to school clothes.   Right now, in Acadiana, we have a lot of people unemployed and under employed.  We have some great tips to help you save on your back to school shopping this school year.  These may require you to think outside of the box and step out of your comfort zone, but they work and

Easy Burrito Casserole

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Easy Burrito Casserole   If your family likes burritos, they are going to LOVE this easy burrito casserole!  I make this at least once a month.  I usually make my Mexican Street Corn and Spanish Rice with it.  My kids LOVE it.  My husband loves it too 😀  You can change this recipe up and substitute chicken for the ground beef and green enchilada sauce for the red enchilada sauce.  I’ve also mixed green chiles in with the meat before and it tasted great!  I hope your family loves this