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Arctic Dogs arrives on Digital January 28

It’s time to run with the big dogs when  Arctic Dogs  arrives on Digital January 28 and and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand February 4 from Lionsgate. A fun ride for the whole family,  Arctic Dogs  features the voice talents of an all-star cast, including Academy Award ®  nominee Jeremy Renner (2010, Best Supporting Actor , The Town ), Primetime Emmy ®  winner Heidi Klum (2013, Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program, “Project Runway”), Academy Award ®  nominee Alec Baldwin (2003, Best Supporting Actor,  The Cooler ), Academy Award ®  nominee James Franco (2010, Best Actor,  127 Hours ), and Academy Award ®  winner Anjelica Huston (1985, Best Supporting Actress,  Prizzi’s Honor ). The  Arctic Dogs   Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively. OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS Arctic Dogs  follows the hilarious misadventures of Swifty the Arctic Fox (Jeremy Renner),

Fast and Furious: Spy Racers Accelerates on to Netflix December 26th

Universal and DreamWorks Animation New Series Fast and Furious: Spy Racers  Accelerates on to Netflix December 26th! Watch the series debut exclusively on Netflix starting today Check out four exhilarating clips from Universal and DreamWorks highly-anticipated series,  Fast and Furious: Spy Racers  below! Inspired by Universal’s multi-billion dollar ​Fast & Furious ​franchise,  Fast and Furious: Spy Racers  is an all new animated series geared toward a younger audience. Teenager Tony Toretto follows in the footsteps of his cousin Dom when he and his friends are recruited by a government agency to infiltrate SH1FT3R, an elite racing league serving as a front for a nefarious crime organization bent on world domination. Tim Hedrick ( DreamWorks Voltron Legendary Defender ) and Bret Haaland ( All Hail King Julien ) will serve as executive producers and showrunners. The series is also executive produced by Vin Diesel, Neal H. Moritz and Chris Morgan wh

Warm Holiday Wishes

At this special time of year, I’d like to wish you all Happy Holidays, whichever you may celebrate.  I hope you enjoy festive moments with your family and friends.  My blogging will be minimal during the next couple of weeks. Patty

8 Gift Ideas the Bride-to-Be Will Love

It's no doubt an exciting time when your bestie gets engaged, and your gift to celebrate her should emphasize love, generosity and excitement, too. You can always play it safe by shopping the registry or giving cash.  But since it's your long-time friend, you'll likely want to be a little more creative and unique. Not sure how and where to get started? Here are eight ideas to inspire you as you shop for the perfect gift.  1. Beach Gear from the Girl Gang Get the bride-to-be ready for her beachy bachelorette weekend or tropical honeymoon with gifts from the girl gang. Every beach  bummin ' bride needs a  "Happily Ever After" floppy hat , bride one piece bathing suit, the "Future Mrs.  last name " tote and wine tumblers personalized with the bride and groom's initials or "Mr." and "Mrs."  2. Marriage Advice Scrapbook Perfect for the bridal shower, a scrapbook filled with personal marriage advice can be both a kee

Bright LED Shoes Make a Great Gift

These bright LED shoes make a great gift and are a fun way to celebrate, have fun, and to show team spirit!   They are available from You can change the sole light colors individually or together, and can also adjust the light pattern using the remote control that is included with the shoes. You can purchase these shoes in Men, Women and Kid sizes.  They are also available in various styles and colors. Check out my video demonstrating the Bright LED Shoes: Includes 365 day warranty Use hidden switch to control lights Easily charge via usb (power cable included) Lights last over 5 hours on full charge Great gift for family and friends! Stay Connected: You can purchase these shoes by visiting . Disclosure:  I received a pair of Bright LED Shoes to rev

Yippee Prize Pack Giveaway! Ends 12.27.19

There is a great new streaming service called  Yippee ! It’s a new steaming service for families and the only place to stream the brand new VeggieTales episodes, including The Best Christmas Gift and all 45 of the original classic VeggieTales. There are so many amazing shows on  Yippee , like: • New VeggieTales • 45 Original Classic VeggiesTales • Jay Jay the Jet Plane • Owlegories • Timbuktoons • The Adventures from the Book of Virtues • And hundreds of other episodes hand-picked for your family! About  Yippee : A new streaming service for families. From VeggieTales to Youtube shows, we have something for the whole family from toddlers to ten year olds. Now you can enjoy a secure, curated environment that ensures your kids start out in a safe place and then stay in a safe place. Built on the best tech, it just works! No laggy streams and apps for all your devices. Watch where you want, when you want to, including offline downloads. https

ABOMINABLE is now available to own on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital!

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment ABOMINABLE is now available to own on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray TM , DVD and Digital! The #1 animated movie of the year its way home today! ABOMINABLE  is “an epic, colorful journey home. Beautiful and exhilarating to behold” (Glenn Kenny, The New York Times).  From the studio that brought you  How to Train Your Dragon , this heartwarming and humorous story follows teenage Yi (Bennet) as she encounters a young Yeti on the roof of her apartment building in China, she and her mischievous friends, Jin (Trainor) and Peng (Tsai), name him “Everest” and embark on an epic quest to reunite the magical creature with his family at the highest point on Earth. But the trio of friends will have to stay one-step ahead of Burnish (Izzard), a wealthy man intent on capturing a Yeti, and zoologist Dr. Zara (Paulson) to help Everest get home. Check out exciting clips from the film below and join Yi, Everest and the gang in their magical adventure to

The Great Alaskan Race

THE GREAT ALASKAN RACE tells the historical, true story of Leonhard ‘Sepp’ Seppala (Brian Presley; Home of the Brave, Touchback) and his champion mushing dogs, Togo and Balto, during the great serum run of 1925. The serum run trail trekked nearly 700 miles from Anchorage to Nome in treacherous blizzard conditions. The film’s adventure follows Sepp, a widowed father and champion musher in the midst of overcoming his own personal tragedy when he steps in to help save the children of small dock town of Nome, Alaska from a rising diphtheria outbreak. When severe weather prevents all more modern forms of transportation, Sepp and his team of sled dogs join in to take on the most strenuous stretches of the relay to safely deliver the diphtheria antitoxin to Dr. Welch (Treat Williams; Hair, “Chicago Fire”) at the Nome hospital. With his own child’s life on the line, Sepp battles the elements and takes on the impossible to bring the antitoxin to the children in need, just in the nick of

Book Review: Penguin and Moose by Hannah C Hall

Penguin and Moose is an adorable story about an unlikely set of friends who work together diligently to try to teach Penguin to fly. Balloons, tall trees and cocoons may help some of God’s creatures fly, but will they work for penguin?  With the help of his best friend Moose, he is willing to find out.  Read along as this silly duo tries everything they can to accomplish Penguin’s plan to fly. This story by Hannah C Hall, teaches about true friendships, hard work and dedication and never giving up.  It is beautifully illustrated by Anna Chernyshova.   This is a wonderful story to read to children and makes a great bed time addition.   Stay Connected: Purchase the Book: Description Penguin has a problem--he d

Make Your Own Holiday Party Crackers Inspired by Maleficent: Mistress of Evil - On Digital 12/31 and Blu-ray 1/14

CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS WITH FAIRY LOG HOLIDAY PARTY CRACKERS INSPIRED BY  MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL   Disney's  Maleficent: Mistress of Evil   will be released on Digital 12/31 and Blu-ray 1/14. In celebration of the release,  The Healthy Mouse  has created a how-to guide to making your own holiday party crackers, inspired by the film! Check out the instructions below and make your own party crackers with your family!

Coding Critters™ Are a Kid’s First Coding Friends

I love Learning Resources and the fun STEM and science based toys that they create. I first experienced Coding Critters at the Learning Resources booth at Toy Fair in NYC earlier this year and loved how simple it was for little ones to use.  Children program their Coding Critters to obey commands.  The critter then moves in the directions that it has been programmed to move to.  A fun way to use the Coding Critters is to place an object in a certain location and try to have your Coding Critter reach it.  Here is an example: . Coding Critters™ are a kid’s first coding friends, a series of interactive toy pets that introduce preschoolers to early STEM concepts through 100% screen-free coding activities. With the help of fun playsets and two interactive modes, Play and Code, Coding Critters helps kids acquire hands-on coding abilities, while exerting critical thinking and problem-solving skills without the need for a phone or tablet. Using simple buttons tailored