Time to start… PLAYING WITH FIRE by The Chew co-host and celebrated Iron Chef Michael Symon

As we finally had our first taste of spring this weekend it means that its time to start prepping the BBQ grills for those family cookouts.  My wife watches The Chew daily (sometimes even cooks a thing or two from the show) when I heard that Michael Symon (one of The Chew co-hosts) had a new book out called “Playing With Fire” I just had to check this out. ...  [ read more ]

STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI battles in to your home screens in its amazing 4k quality

Its finally here! its finally here!

What in my mind was the best Star Wars film in the last 15 years is finally available to bring home for your endless enjoyment.

Lucasfilm’s Star WarsThe Last Jedi—the next action-packed chapter of the Star Wars saga— Earned critical acclaim and theNo. 1 spot atop 2017’s list of highest-grossing films. The visually stunning film welcomes the return of original characters, including Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewbacca, Yoda, R2-D2 and C-3PO and further explores the deepening journey of the saga’s new members, Rey, Finn, Poe, and Kylo Ren. Now families can bring home the movie digitally in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and via Movies Anywhere and now 4K Ultra HD™ Blu-ray, and Blu-ray™ disc.  This release also marks Disney’s first title available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in both Dolby Vision™ HDR and Dolby Atmos® immersive audio, delivering consumers a transformative viewing experience. ...  [ read more ]

Calling all expectant & new Moms and Dads to the DC BABY SHOW March 24TH

This is an update on an original post: 2/22/18

The upcoming DC Baby Show is a family-friendly mega-event! The DC Baby Show, a JPMA and family media and trade event is happening this year in Washington, DC. JPMA will host its annual trade show to industry insiders on March 20th-23rd. Then on the final day of the JPMA Baby Show will open up to the public for those who purchase tickets as, the DC Baby Show will take place this Saturday March 24th. ...  [ read more ]

Enter to win a Star Wars Easter basket!

In honor of the release of Star Wars Lego Freemaker Adventures Season 2 on DVD [amazon].

This is an incredible Easter Basket featuring the following items…

  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi Blu-ray
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures: Season 2 DVD 
  • Porg mug  [link]
  • Blue lightsaber [link]
  • Rebel Alliance pin [link]
  • Chewbacca 4” wind-up toy [link]
  • Star Wars Easter Egg decorating kit  [link]
  • Yoda plush pet toy (sizes may vary) [link]
  • BB-8 Plush [link]
  • R2D2 bean bag plush [link]

How to win it:  Leave a comment with the name of your (or your child’s) favorite Star Wars character. ...  [ read more ]

Thor: Ragnarok Strikes Digitally in HD and Blu-ray

Marvel Studios’ “Thor: Ragnarok,” is ready to come home available on HD digital and on blu-ray / dvd.  Thor: Ragnarok is the third movie in the series and certainly features a fresh new tone.  This movie carries more humor then the first two movies but I will say this one comes with a pretty large body count.  For those dads looking to enjoy this movie with  their children keep that in mind.  I recommend this movie for ages 8 and up. ...  [ read more ]

Walt Disney Signature Collection – Lady and the Tramp available on Blu-ray & DVD

Disney’s cherished animated classic, “Lady and the Tramp,” will join the highly celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection! As one of the greatest love stories ever told, “Lady and the Tramp” is sure to melt the hearts of generations with its beloved characters, brilliant animation, memorable music and sweet sentiment. Every member of the family will treasure this timeless tale—loaded with three versions of the film, classic bonus material and three all-new features—when it heads home on Digital and Blu-ray & DVD. ...  [ read more ]

LEGO LIVE is coming to NYC February 16-18

The inaugural U.S. event, LEGO LIVE NYC, is geared towards LEGO fans of all ages, with interactive, life-size builds, workshops with Master LEGO Builders, iconic LEGO activities, and more.

The show will feature 65,000 square feet of immersive experiences, hands-on building activities, live performances and demonstrations for families and visitors of all ages at Pier 36 in Manhattan. ...  [ read more ]

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