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Monday, June 29, 2015

#PaperTowns in Theaters July 24

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Paper Towns

20th Century Fox
In theaters July 24, 2015


About the Film

Adapted from the bestselling novel by author John Green ("The Fault in Our Stars"), PAPER TOWNS is a coming-of-age story centering on Quentin and his enigmatic neighbor Margo, who loved mysteries so much she became one. After taking him on an all-night adventure through their hometown, Margo suddenly disappears--leaving behind cryptic clues for Quentin to decipher. The search leads Quentin and his quick-witted friends on an exhilarating adventure that is equal parts hilarious and moving. Ultimately, to track down Margo, Quentin must find a deeper understanding of true friendship--and true love.


Starring: Nat Wolff, Cara Delevingne, Austin Abrams, Halston Sage, Justice Smith

Directed by: Jake Schreier

Screenplay By: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber, based upon the book by John Green

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Netgear WiFi Range Extender

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One thing that drives me crazy about my house is the wi-fi router is downstairs and so you barely get any wi-fi upstairs and on one side of the house! I could never play my Pandora music in the kitchen while cooking, I got no service outside while playing and working and I couldn't stand it!

So then I got the awesome AC750 WiFi Range Extender and my life has definitely changed for the better! I absolutely get great service EVERYWHERE in my house and I never have to move my phone around like a crazy person looking for service! :)


Optimize your existing WiFi network and extend it to hard-to-reach places with the next generation AC WiFi technology. AC750 WiFi Range Extender delivers fast WiFi speed and connectivity for smartphones, tablets, laptops and more – allowing you to enjoy your favorite entertainment throughout your home.

NETGEAR AC750 WiFi Range Extender boosts your existing WiFi by increasing your range and speed. It works with any standard WiFi router to deliver AC750 dual band WiFi with up to 750 Mbps. A Gigabit Ethernet port provides WiFi connectivity to a wired device like Blu-ray® players, game consoles, smart TVs or streaming players over your existing WiFi network. Just plug it into any outlet and experience the difference.


I can't believe how easy it was to install and now to use! I just have to choose the service on whatever device I am using and it boosts it to full!


I absolutely LOVE this Range Extender from Netgear and I don't know how I lived without it before! It is a nice small size so it isn't an eye sore and can fit nicely in any outlet in your house, behind shelves or stands!


If you have bad Wi-Fi service in spots in your house like I did, then this is the perfect device to find Wi-Fi easily and everywhere in your house and on ALL your devices!

Buy It: 

You can purchase the AC750 WiFi Range Extender for $73.30 from Amazon.com


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Friday, June 26, 2015

Book Review: Summer's List

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About the book:

A dying wish alters the course of a young woman's life.

Life hadn't been easy for Summer Snow. In acts of selflessness---caring for her ailing parents and running her grandmother's bookstore---she had forfeited her youth and dreams for the needs of others. And the only tries she had at love . . . didn't turn out. She had the bookstore, she had her beloved granny, but she was missing something---or someone.

Opportunity strikes when Granny sends Summer on an unexpected adventure with one Martin Langtree, a kind but gangly young man from Summer's past. A childhood friendship is rekindled, a romance is sparked, and mysteries are solved in one magical Texas summer. Will Summer strike out on love again, or will things finally go her way?

About the author:

Best- selling and award-winning author, Anita Higman, has over thirty books published (several coauthored) for adults and children. She's been a Barnes & Noble "Author of the Month" for Houston and has a BA degree, combining speech communication, psychology, and art. Anita loves good movies, exotic teas, and brunch with her friends.

My Opinion

I have always loved other books by Anita Higman but to be honest this book didn't quite meet my expectations this time around.

I loved  most of the story line (Summer fulfilling some goals that her dying grandma makes for her) and the romance but there wasn't much depth to the story and the characters, especially Martin,. They were just described a little oddly to me and the language and dialogue were stiff and stilted.

Overall, the book was a little too simplistic and unrealistic and some of the story line (parents just getting up and leaving entire family one day) unbelievable to me. My imagination just didn't want to grab onto these characters as much as I would have hoped!

Sad to say this one wasn't one of my favorites, but if you love romance and a story about families then give this one a try!

Buy It: 

You can purchase Summer's List for $11.10 from Amazon.com

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Head Back to School with Clean Teeth & Firefly Toothbrushes & #Giveaway

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While instilling healthy oral care habits in children can be a brush battle to begin with, getting kids back into a steady routine after a summer of fun in the sun can be extremely challenging for parents.

According to a new Kelton Global survey¹, 9 out of 10 American moms admit that they will go to extreme measures to get their child to brush every morning and right before bedtime. More than half say it is their most important job as a mom – more important than getting their kid dressed for school, ensuring they eat a healthy breakfast or even getting Mom to work on time.


Moms confess to bribing, disagreeing with and even taking away a toy in order to get their child to brush. But, it doesn’t have to be a dreaded daily battle thanks to Firefly®, the leader in children’s oral care solutions, which offers fun toothbrushes in bright colors, with flashing lights and favorite characters that turn brush time into playtime.

By designing products that appeal to both the needs of parents and kids, Firefly empowers and entertains kids into healthy habits that last a lifetime.


Firefly is the leader in children’s oral care solutions and offers fun toothbrushes in bright colors, with flashing lights and favorite characters that turn brush time into playtime!The flagship Ready Go toothbrush is equipped with a 60-second light-up timer that flashes green to go, orange indicating halfway there, and red to stop – guiding kids to brush their teeth for the dentist recommended amount of time – one minute for the top row of teeth and one minute for the bottom row. It also features a strong suction cup on the bottom of the toothbrush to keep the brush standing upright, keeping bristles clean and away from moisture and germs on the sink.

With fun and popular characters such as Hello Kitty™, Star Wars™, Spiderman™, Marvel®, Barbie™, Angry Birds™ and many others, parents can trust that Firefly® products lead to lifelong healthy habits by delivering Good. Clean. Fun.™


Firefly also recently launched a brand new Star Wars Lightsaber toothbrush that features character voices, flashing lights and galactic sounds to encourage kids to defeat the dark side of cavities!

Firefly will not only help parents teach their children healthy habits for a lifetime, but will also ensure that the kiddos smile big and bright on school picture day!

Buy It: 

You can purchase these fun and innovative Firefly products in retailers nationwide.

Win It:

Firefly is generously offering (1) Hello Kitty Mouthwash and Toothbrush and the Star Wars Lightsaber Toothbrushes in Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi to a lucky winner!


Enter here for a chance to win:
Hello Kitty Mouthwash and Toothbrush 
AND
the Star Wars Lightsaber Toothbrushes in Darth Vader and Obi-Wan Kenobi
from
Firefly

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The DUFF on Blu-ray Combo Pack & DVD NOW!

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True-To-Life Laugh-Out-Loud Comedy Arrived On Digital HD May 26 And Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack, DVD And On Demand June 9


Breaking down barriers and erasing labels, the smart, honest, hilarious comedy The DUFF arrives on Digital HD on May 26th and will follow on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and On Demand on June 9th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment and CBS Films. Based on the best-selling book by Kody Keplinger, The DUFF reveals that while social media can amplify even the little things, high school social hierarchy hasn’t changed since the John Hughes era. Directed by Academy Award® winner Ari Sandel (Best Live Action Short Film, West Bank Story, 2006), The DUFF features some of today’s hottest stars, including Mae Whitman (The Perks of Being a Wallflower), Robbie Amell (TV’s “The Flash”), Bella Thorne (Blended), Bianca Santos (Ouija), Skyler Samuels (upcoming TV’s “Scream Queens”) Romany Malco (Showtime’s “Weeds”), Nick Eversman (Wild) along with Ken Jeong (TV’s “Community”) and Allison Janney (TV’s “Mom”).

Bianca’s (Whitman) universe turns upside down when she learns that her high school refers to her as a “DUFF” (Designated Ugly Fat Friend). Hoping to erase that label, she enlists the help of a charming jock (Amell) and her favorite teacher (Jeong). Together they’ll face the school’s mean girl (Thorne) and remind everyone that we are all someone’s DUFF…and that’s totally fine.

Special features on the home entertainment release of The DUFF include three featurettes looking at the making of the film, a look behind the scenes at the premiere, character profiles and a gag reel. The DUFF will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

DIGITAL HD/BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*

* “The DUFF Hits The Red Carpet” featurette

* “Bringing the Book to Life” featurette

* “Teen Comedies and The DUFF” featurette

* “I Am the DUFF” featurette

* The DUFF Files

* Extended Gag Reel

My husband and I just watched The Duff last weekend and it was a fun, lighthearted movie perfect to watch after a long week! It was funny but also has a great message and some romance!

Buy It: 

You can purchase The Duff for $14.12 from Amazon.com


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