Happy Halloween – Time to watch Roald Dahl’s The Witches streaming on HBO MAX! (Giveaway)

Happy Halloween – Time to watch Roald Dahl’s The Witches streaming on HBO MAX! (Giveaway)

Hopefully by now you’ve heard of the incredible remake of the classic The Witches… Its now streaming on HBO Max this class tale from Roald Dahl’s library is a perfect halloween treat.

To make that treat even sweeter we’ve got this great giveaway thanks to our friends at Warner Bros.

How to enter: Simply leave a comment with the name of one of the actresses from the original movie or this fantastic remake.

Giveaway One THE WITCHES gift box containing:

  • Google ChromeCast
  • HBOMax complimentary code for 7 day free trial
  • WITCHES bookmark and novel
  • Flavored popcorns, snack packs, and Coffee Beanery coffee sample
  • Wood decorating craft kit
  • White gloves
  • Mouse ears headband
  • Splat hair dye and hair chalk
  • Wind-up mouse
  • Crayons and activity booklet

Download The Witches Halloween Activity Pack!

From Oscar-winning director Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”) comes the fantasy adventure “Roald Dahl’s The Witches.”  The film stars Oscar winners Anne Hathaway (“Les Misérable,” “Ocean’s 8”) and Octavia Spencer (“The Help,” “The Shape of Water”), Oscar nominee Stanley Tucci (“The Hunger Games” films, “The Lovely Bones”), with Kristin Chenoweth (TV’s “Glee” and “BoJack Horseman”) and award-winning comedy legend Chris Rock.  Newcomer Jahzir Kadeem Bruno (TV’s “Atlanta”) also stars, alongside Codie-Lei Eastick (“Holmes & Watson”).

Reimagining Dahl’s beloved story for a modern audience, Zemeckis’s visually innovative film tells the darkly humorous and heartwarming tale of a young orphaned boy (Bruno) who, in late 1967, goes to live with his loving Grandma (Spencer) in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis.  As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks our young hero away to an opulent seaside resort.  Regrettably, they arrive at precisely the same time that the world’s Grand High Witch (Hathaway) has gathered her fellow cronies from around the globe—undercover—to carry out her nefarious plans.

Based on the book by Roald Dahl, the screenplay is by Robert Zemeckis & Kenya Barris (TV’s “black-ish,” “Shaft”) and Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro (“The Shape of Water”).  Zemeckis is also producing, alongside Jack Rapke, del Toro, Alfonso Cuarón and Luke Kelly.  Serving as executive producers are Jacqueline Levine, Marianne Jenkins, Michael Siegel, Gideon Simeloff and Cate Adams.

Zemeckis’s behind-the-scenes team includes a roster of his frequent collaborators, including Oscar-nominated director of photography Don Burgess (“Forrest Gump”), production designer Gary Freeman, editors Jeremiah O’Driscoll and Ryan Chan, Oscar-nominated costume designer Joanna Johnston (“Allied,” “Lincoln”), and Oscar-nominated composer Alan Silvestri (“Polar Express,” “Forrest Gump”).

Giveaway: Ends 10/31/2020 at 11:59PM PT. Open to US residents only, must be age 18+. Prize provided by Warner Bros.

Peapod deliveries right to your door – win tickets to a New York Yankees home game

Peapod deliveries right to your door – win tickets to a New York Yankees home game

Take me out to the ball game… buy me some, well actually buy me anything thanks to Peapod by Stop & Shop who is a proud partner of the New York Yankees for the 2019 season. I’m too thrilled announce an incredible Sweepstakes going on right now. Each time a New Yorker places an order with Peapod from now until June 30th, they will be automatically entered to win the Ultimate Fan Sweepstakes. A randomly selected winner will receive a VIP experience at Yankee Stadium. This includes FOUR Legends Suite tickets to be determined for a home game, a pre-game on -field experience, a pre-game dining experience with a former New York Yankees player, and four $100 gift cards to the Yankee Stadium Team Stores.

This was a no brainer partnered with Peapod since we’ve shopped at Stop & Shop for years the idea that we now can download an app and order sweet… score a pair of NY Yankees tickets as a giveaway (enter below using the widget) is totally a BONUS! Let’s be real, the days of waiting in line at the grocery store are no longer necessary with convenient services like Peapod. There’s no walking home trying to lug a heavy watermelon down the blocks. You get your delivery jump into your car and head to the game ready to tailgate with the best of them.

Not only does Peapod save time and energy but it also offers convenient features and shopping tools such as “Express Shop” (which helps quickly locate the ingredients in a recipe or meal plan). There’s also an Order Genius feature that will auto-fill the shopping cart with your most frequent purchases.

I had my entire order delivered to my door in NYC in less than 24 hrs. I will also mention my wife placed the order on a Sunday while I was driving the car and everything arrived seamlessly. Like a true New Yorker, I made sure to tip my delivery driver ahead of time on the app, so I didn’t even need to have cash in my pocket.

If you are in the New York / New Jersey area, or even planning to visit to the Hamptons or even Fire Island give Peapod a try for yourself! Use the coupon code NYY50 and receive $30 off your first order. Restrictions Apply. Minimum purchase required. See Peapod.com for details.


A Pair of New York Yankees Tickets thanks to Peapod by Stop&Shop

Treat dad like royalty this Father’s Day at Medieval Times! Giveaway: Family 4 Pack to NJ Castle on Father’s Day

Treat dad like royalty this Father’s Day at Medieval Times! Giveaway: Family 4 Pack to NJ Castle on Father’s Day

What better way is there to celebrate dad than to make him feel like a king?  Treat dad like royalty this Father’s Day at Medieval Times!

Available for all shows now through June 16, Dads are FREE at Medieval Times with the purchase of one full-priced adult ticket.  Just use the coupon code DAD19 to take advantage of this great special offer.

As a special upgrade package has been added for an additional $25 which includes:

  • Framed photo of dad and family
  • 25 oz souvenir glass stein with the choice of draft beer or soda

Everyone in your party does not need to upgrade to the package. Guests can purchase packages online, by phone, or at the door.

Father’s Day Giveaway: BowFlex SelectTech 560 Dumbbell

Father’s Day Giveaway: BowFlex SelectTech 560 Dumbbell

Bowflex introduced the world’s smartest dumbbell [Buy it on Amazon (theres a $60+ coupon too)]

It’s strength training reimagined, combining the best features of the #1 selling selectorized dumbbell in the world with cutting edge performance technology. Integrated Bluetooth tracking combines with the Bowflex SelectTech App to track weight, count reps and sets, and provide advanced video coaching to ensure perfect form every time.

  • Replaces an Entire Rack of Dumbbells

  • Each Dumbbell Adjusts from 5 to 60 lbs

  • 3DT (Three Dimensional Trainer)
    Advanced step-by-step video coaching

  • Integrated Bluetooth Technology
    Syncs and records sets, reps and weight

  • App Support on iOS and Android

Learn more at the BowFlex website. I see its listed on Amazon with free prime shipping (which is so needed on DUMBBELLS) and best part theres a $60+ coupon when I last checked.

Father’s Day Giveaway: Bowflex SelectTech 560 Dumbbells

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Announces Multi-City Father’s Day Celebration with The Music Of The Grateful Dead For Kids – Ticket Giveaway

The Rock and Roll Playhouse Announces Multi-City Father’s Day Celebration with The Music Of The Grateful Dead For Kids – Ticket Giveaway

This weekend coming up is Father’s Day Weekend and we know you want to do something special with the kids.  What better way then to have your little ones rock out to the music of Grateful Dead.
The Playhouse will host special concerts at 25 venues in 23 cities across the nation on June 15-16.
Special guests will join the Playhouse around the country for the celebration, including members of Barton Hills Choir and David Gans (Gallagher Way, Chicago), Catfish John (Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas), Franklin Turnpike (Industry City, Brooklyn), Stella Blues Band (Garcia’s, Port Chester), Mr. Blotto (Thalia Hall, Chicago), Three Days in the Saddle (Boulder Theater, Boulder), Bearly Dead (The Sinclair, Boston), Steal Your Peach (Ardmore Music Hall, Philadelphia), Sunshine Becker of JGB (UC Theatre, Berkeley), Deadikates (Brooklyn Bowl, NY), Crazy Fingers (Funky Biscuit, South Florida) and Better Off Dead (Gypsy Sally’s, Washington D.C.).

6/15 Sweetwater Music Hall :: Mill Valley, CA // Tickets
6/15 Garcia’s :: Port Chester, NY // Tickets (AM Show)
6/15 Garcia’s :: Port Chester, NY // Tickets (PM Show)
6/15 Higher Ground :: Burlington, VT // Tickets
6/15 Aggie Theatre :: Fort Collins, CO // Tickets
6/15 Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas :: Las Vegas, NV // Tickets
6/15 Gypsy Sally’s :: Washington D.C. // Tickets
6/15 Industry City :: Brooklyn, NY // More Info
6/15 Charleston Pour House :: Charleston, SC // Tickets
6/16 Thalia Hall :: Chicago, IL // Tickets
6/16 Boulder Theater :: Boulder, CO // Tickets
6/16 The Sinclair :: Boston, MA // Tickets
6/16 UC Theatre :: Berkeley, CA // Tickets
6/16 Ardmore Music Hall :: Philadelphia, PA :: Tickets
6/16 Echoplex :: Los Angeles, CA // Tickets
6/16 Brooklyn Bowl Williamsburg :: Brooklyn, NY // Tickets
6/16 Grey Eagle :: Asheville, NC // Tickets
6/16 Mohawk :: Austin, TX // Tickets
6/16 The Funky Biscuit :: Boca Raton, FL // Tickets
6/16 Port City Music Hall :: Portland, ME // Tickets
6/16 Terminal West :: Atlanta, GA // Tickets
6/16 Saturn :: Birmingham, AL // Tickets
6/16 Showbox :: Seattle, WA // Tickets
6/16 City Winery Nashville :: Nashville, TN // Tickets
6/16 First Avenue :: Minneapolis, MN // Tickets
6/16 The Haunt :: Ithaca, NY // Tickets
The Rock and Roll Playhouse is a family concert series that allows kids to “move, play and sing while listening to works from the classic-rock canon” (NY Times). Created by entrepreneur and owner of The Capitol Theatre and co-owner of the Brooklyn Bowl, Peter Shapiro, and Amy Striem, a certified Early Childhood and Elementary teacher, The Rock and Roll Playhouse uses music to educate children and explore their creativity.
The idea for The Playhouse came to Shapiro, a parent of two young children, after he discovered first-hand a lack of regular programming in New York City that combined his passion for live music and his family. He collaborated with Striem, then an administrator at his daughter’s nursery school, to help fill this void that they felt many other parents also shared. Using the music of the most iconic musicians in rock history, from The Grateful Dead to Prince to David Bowie to Aretha Franklin to The Beatles and more.
The Rock and Roll Playhouse offers its core audience of children under 10 with games, movement, and stories and an opportunity to rock out.
I took the kids to a show last year and they loved it… they danced they played… it was really the highlight of the weekend.

Rock and Roll Playhouse: National Father’s Day Celebration Family 4 pack Ticket Giveaway

2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide – Giveaway: TCL 6-Series 55″ LED 4K UHD TV with HDR Roku TV

2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide – Giveaway: TCL 6-Series 55″ LED 4K UHD TV with HDR Roku TV


For me I’d love nothing more then a TV upgrade this year – with all the providers now pushing out 4k content, I think its finally the year to invest in a 4K TV. TCL’s 6-Series TVs combines superior 4K UHD picture quality with Dolby Vision, which delivers the ultimate HDR imaging experience. The popular Roku OS offers the most streaming content for countless entertainment options. For gamers, a responsive TV is just as important as one with a good picture. With 4K resolution, ultra-low lag-time, and Dolby Vision HDR, it offers both premium picture and responsive performance.

Arcade1up Golden Tee

For the dad that loves arcade games and golf this is the perfect combination.  This is the from the second wave of cabinets of Arcade1up and they did improve greatly on the first wave this 3/4 size machine comes with a special light up arcade marquee. Easy enough to find at most Wal-marts around the country.  

Bowflex SelectTech 560 dumbbells

I’m totally a tech head and when I heard that there was an app enabled dumbbells that count the sets, reps and weight and since they are adjustable from 5 to 60 lbs. It perfect for those of us that want to see the track of the improvement we make.

Jabra Elite 65t Alexa Enabled True Wireless Earbuds Charging Case

Wireless headphones are all the rage these days but not many sport the IP55 rated and comes with a 2-year warranty against damage from water and dust. With up to 5 hours of battery, and with additional power from the included charging case.

Tenth Street Hats

Over 275 styles to choose from, fitting for all the dads in your life. Be it for a dapper night out on the town or a great hat to wear hanging at the pool or beach.


It seems like my sunglasses last maybe a year or two at best, so I’m always looking for a great deal on the brands I love.  Finding these folding Ray-Ban Wayfarers at a great price I knew I had found my next pair of shades. I think smartbuyglasses.com just got me hooked.