Author Archive

Gift Guide: Boxtrolls Released on DVD and Bluray! #seizingfamilytime

January 20, 2015
By

Every so often I’m drawn to a movie. Can’t stop thinking about it. At first I can’t explain why. Why am I so obsessed with this movie? Why? I think about the movie. See the movie poster. Read a brief description of the movie. Hear someone talk about the movie. Soon I realize that...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in books, Children, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family, family fun, Family Movie Night, Gift Guide, Kids, Kids, movies, Musings from Me Reviews, Musings on Family, Preschoolers, preschools, preteen, Preteens, Preteens and Tweens, Reviews, Seizing Family Time, teen years, Teens, Television, Toddlers, Toddlers, Tweens | 1 Comment »

Marvel Studios: New Movies 2015-2019 #Avengers #FamilyMovieNight

January 19, 2015
By
Marvel Studios: New Movies 2015-2019 #Avengers #FamilyMovieNight

I was scrolling through my inbox just now. I came across an email. I’m shocked I missed it. It’s from the fall. And it’s about one of my all-time favorite movie franchises…Marvel Studios. So without further ado… Marvel Studios: New Movies 2015-2019 Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe includes a mix of fan...
Read more »

Tags: , , ,
Posted in Avengers/Marvel, Disney, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family Movie Night, movies, Musings from Me Reviews | 1 Comment »

Avengers: Age of Ultron Trailer #Marvel #FamilyMovieNight

January 16, 2015
By

Finding a movie to watch when the kids were little was a snap. I would suggest an animated film. The kids would all get excited. My husband would make movie food, which in our home is mini quiches, pot stickers, and pizza bagels. All 5 of us would settle down to watch. With two...
Read more »

Tags: , , , ,
Posted in Avengers/Marvel, Disney, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family Movie Night, movies, Musings from Me Reviews, Reviews | No Comments »

MOVE: My Word for 2015

January 15, 2015
By
MOVE: My Word for 2015

Choosing a Word for 2015 I see words for 2015. Words in blog posts. Words posted on Facebook. Words that people choose. Words that are inspirational. Words that guide people through the year. I’ve never picked a word for the new year. Until now. Have picked a word for 2015? I have considered choosing a word....
Read more »

Tags: , ,
Posted in blogging/blogosphere, life-changing moment, mission statement, Musings from Me, Musings from Me, resolutions | No Comments »

New from Disney: 2015 Disney Movie Releases! #Disney #movies #FamilyMovieNight

January 8, 2015
By
New from Disney: 2015 Disney Movie Releases! #Disney #movies #FamilyMovieNight

Whenever I think of Disney movies,my first thought is always the Wonderful World of Disney. I watched the Wonderful World of Disney on TV as a child. We only had a black and white TV back then so I didn’t get the benefit of all the bright colors. This was in 1970s New Jersey,...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Avengers/Marvel, Babies, Children, Disney, Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, Elementary Schoolers, Entertainment, Entertainment, Family, family fun, Family Movie Night, Kids, Kids, Moms, movies, Preschoolers, preschools, preteen, Preteens, Preteens and Tweens, Seizing Family Time, Star Wars, teen years, Teens, Television, Toddlers, Toddlers, Tweens | No Comments »

Gift Guide: Get Fit with #JabraHeadphonesBBY at Best Buy

January 5, 2015
By
Gift Guide: Get Fit with #JabraHeadphonesBBY at Best Buy

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Last year and the year before, my New Year’s resolution was the same. To exercise regularly at the health club. Both times I was derailed due to an unexpected surgery....
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in and coupons, Android apps, coupons, Deals, discounts, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family, Family, family fun, Family Shopping Time, Family Sport Time, finances, games, Gift Guide, iphone and itouch and apps, Movies, movies, Music, Musings from Me Reviews, Musings on Technology, Reviews, Seizing Family Time, shopping, Television | No Comments »

Gift Guide: Dress in Style and Save at Sears #MoreMerry #Ad

December 23, 2014
By
Gift Guide: Dress in Style and Save at Sears #MoreMerry #Ad

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Sears blogger and all opinions are my own.   The other day I sifted and sorted through my closet. I pulled out pants, blouses, sweaters, and scarves. I looked at jewelry, watches, and shoes. I coordinated outfits. I keep my wardrobe simple. My dress clothes are...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , ,
Posted in and coupons, Clothing, coupons, Deals, discounts, Family Shopping Time, fashion, finances, Gift Guide, home, housekeeping, Musings on the Home, organization, shopping | No Comments »

Gift Guide: Buy Gifts Cards and Save at Food Lion #FLVisa15

December 22, 2014
By
Gift Guide: Buy Gifts Cards and Save at Food Lion #FLVisa15

Disclosure: I was compensated for writing this post. The views expressed in this post are my own.  I sat bolt upright in bed on Saturday morning. I looked at the clock. I put my hands over my mouth to stifle a sound akin to a primal scream. I’m a long-time member of the “No One Utters a Loud...
Read more »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in and coupons, Babies, Children, Christmas, Cooking/Eating, coupons, Daily Routine, Deals, discounts, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family, Family, Family Dinner Time, family fun, Family Holiday Time, Family Shopping Time, finances, food, Gift Guide, Giveaways, Halloween, holiday, holidays, home, housekeeping, Kids, Kids, mealtimes, Moms, Musings from Me Giveaways, Musings from Me Reviews, Musings on Family, Musings on the Home, prizes, Reviews, shopping, Thanksgiving, travel | No Comments »

Gift Guide: Great Holiday Gift Ideas from @BestBuy #HintingSeason @Xbox @TomTomUSA @Garmin

December 19, 2014
By
Gift Guide: Great Holiday Gift Ideas from @BestBuy #HintingSeason @Xbox @TomTomUSA @Garmin

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I use tech gadgets all day long. I use a DSLR and camcorder. I spent hours logged on to my desktop computer and laptop. My smartphone is “attached”...
Read more »

Posted in Android apps, Computers, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family Game Night, Family Holiday Time, Family Shopping Time, games, Gift Guide, iphone and itouch and apps, movies, Musings from Me Reviews, Musings on Technology, online safety, Reviews, Seizing Family Time, Television | No Comments »

Gift Guide: @BestBuy Is My Ultimate Destination for Cameras and Camcorders #CamerasatBestBuy #HintingSeason

December 17, 2014
By
Gift Guide: @BestBuy Is My Ultimate Destination for Cameras and Camcorders #CamerasatBestBuy #HintingSeason

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I’m a bit of a hoarder. There I said it. Fortunately for my family, my hoarding is contained to my basement storage room. The rest of my house...
Read more »

Tags: ,
Posted in Android apps, Computers, Entertainment, Entertainment, entertainment reviews, Family Shopping Time, Gift Guide, iphone and itouch and apps, Musings from Me Reviews, Musings on Technology, online safety, Reviews, Seizing Family Time, shopping | No Comments »

34621269-1 wordpress hit counter

PageRank
Everywhere Society Member Mom It Forward: Blogger Network Mom Select - Bringing Companies and Moms Together Mom Spark Media SheHeard Social Media Campaigns Blogger MomImpact Bookieboo Blogging Network Mom Fuse POP Blogger a mom blog community! Vote For Use @ Top Mommy Blogs Mom of Teenagers Top Mom Bloggers blogconferencenewbie.com UpTake Travel Gem
Children's Claritin Mom Crew photo ChildrensClaritinMomCrewMomCrewMemberButtonfinal_zpsa904d48d.png Blog Button Big The DC Moms

The DC Ladies
Tots2Tweens.com The Premiere Directory For
Parents