FanGirl Friday, Gaming, Giveaways, Shopping & Gift Guides December 15, 2017

10 Board Games that Every Geek Needs to Play (at least once!) | #Gaming #BoardGames

As you know, I am a big gamer. But I don’t limit myself to video games. I love playing board games as well. Especially with my family and friends. I am an uber geek, and there are so many board games that are themed for my favorite geek shows and games! Here are 10 of my favorites that I think EVERY geek should play – at least once!

Marvel, Shopping & Gift Guides December 14, 2017

10 Things Every Mom Who Loves Marvel Needs in Her Life | #Marvel #MarvelGifts

As I am sure you know by now, I am a HUGE Marvel fan. I am also a mom of two little girls. I know I am not the only one out there. So if you have a Marvel Mom in your life, here are 10 things that she needs in her life. Talk about amazing gift ideas – you are sure to make her jump up and down with happiness if you pick her up any of these MARVELous items.

Giveaways, Movies December 13, 2017

Enter to Win A Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Prize Pack! In theaters 12/20! | #Jumanji

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle is coming to theaters on December 20th! I love the original Jumanji movie and have been looking forward to this modern take on it for a while now. To help celebrate this release, The Hopping Bloggers have come together to bring our readers a fantastic Jumanji prize pack worth $50 – including a $25 Fandango gift card, so you can go see the movie in theaters!

Home Life December 12, 2017

Roto-Rooter Helps with Clog Prevention and Sewer Maintenance | #HomeownerTips

If there is something that I have learned from being a home owner, it is that preventative maintenance is key. Just like with a car, or even with your own body, one of the best ways to prevent issues from coming up, is to take care of it routinely. Thanks to Roto-Rooter, I can now easily do routine maintenance on my pipes and septic, so that I don’t have to worry about issues arising in the future. Roto-Rooter products have more active ingredients than any other product in the market and the right viscosity to provide the fastest and best-in-category performance, but are safe for all types of pipes and septic systems.

Disney, Giveaways, Kids, Printables, Television December 11, 2017

Tangled: The Series Queen for a Day Teaches Kids to Be Themselves | #Tangled #TangledTheSeries

Everyone in my family is a HUGE Rapunzel fan. Tangled is hands down one of our favorite Disney movies. We watch it together at least once a month. A while back, when it was announced there was going to be a Tangled show, we were all thrilled! We tuned in on premiere night and have been hooked ever since. Tangled the Series: Queen for a Day is a special that aired in November. We loved it, so were super excited to get an advance copy of it on DVD! It hits stores December 12th – just in time to be the perfect stocking stuffer!

Disney, Giveaways, Movies December 8, 2017

Become One with The Force & Enter to Win a Star Wars: The Last Jedi $300 Prize Pack! | #TheLastJedi #StarWars

Star Wars: The Last Jedi FINALLY hits theaters December 15th. Episode VIII is highly anticipated as fans want to know answers to many questions. Who are Rey’s parents, what has Luke been up to, and so much more. Will we find the answers? We hope so! To help celebrate this release, The Hopping Bloggers have come together to bring our readers a fantastic Star Wars giveaway worth over $200!

Disney, Gaming, Giveaways, Movies, Shopping & Gift Guides December 7, 2017

10 Must Have Star Wars Gifts that Mega Fans Will Geek Out Over! Plus A Chance to Win a Life Size BB-8! | #StarWars #TheLastJedi #Giveaway

With the latest film, The Last Jedi, hitting theaters, Star Wars is on everyone’s minds. We ALL have at least one mega Star Wars fan on our shopping list this year, and if you are like me, you might be one of them. There are so many Star Wars items out there, that it can be difficult to weed out the must haves for huge fans. Don’t worry though, GameStop has you covered. With a huge selection of toys, games and even kitchen gear, you can make your Star Wars fan a VERY happy Jedi this Christmas!

Gaming, Tech December 6, 2017

Why the Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gaming Headset Makes the Perfect Holiday Gift for Gamers | #TurtleBeach

Something you probably know about me is that I am a gamer. I have been playing video games for over 25 years and am totally blown away by the progress and technological advances that have been made. I enjoy all types of games, but some of my favorites are shooters and RPGs. In order to fully experience these, I have always wanted to get a really good gaming headset. Thanks to Best Buy and Turtle Beach, I now have an incredible set – the Stealth 700 for PS4 Pro & PS4!

Disney, Giveaways, Kids, Local to CNY December 5, 2017

Disney on Ice presents Dream Big is Coming to Syracuse + Win Opening Night Tickets! | #DreamBig

As I am sure you know, the Smiths are a Disney family. We are Disney Vacation Club members and spend a lot of our time at Walt Disney World. One of our favorite events to attend is Disney on Ice. I remember going when I was a little girl, and now I hope my daughters will have fond memories from when we go when they are older. The latest show, Disney on Ice presents Dream Big, is coming to The Oncenter War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, NY January 2018. My family and I will, of course, be attending – but you can too!

Food & Drink, Kids December 2, 2017

3 Ways to Add Welch’s Christmas Fruit Snacks to Your Holiday Celebrations!

Something that I don’t think anyone outgrows, is fruit snacks. My husband and I still love snacking on them, and of course, so do our young daughters. They are snacks for school lunches and snacks for home. We try to include them in just about everything we do – including celebrating holidays. This Christmas season, here are a few ways you can include Welch’s Christmas themed fruit snacks in your plans.

Disney, Disney Planning, Food & Drink, Travel December 1, 2017

The 5 Best Quick Service & Sit Down Service Restaurants at Walt Disney World | #DisneyDining #Disney

My family and I spend quite a bit of time at The Most Magical Place on Earth – Walt Disney World. Our friends and family know this, and I can’t tell you how many times I have been asked for tips and tricks when visiting. I have written about a lot of this on my site, so be sure to browse my Disney Planning section – but something I have been asked about a lot recently is Disney Dining. I decided to finally sit down and write about my favorite 10 restaurants – 5 quick service and 5 sit down service.

Giveaways, Kids, Movies, Television November 30, 2017

5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Any Snoopy & Peanuts Fan – Plus Santa Snoopy Has a Set for YOU to Win! | #Snoopy #Giveaway

My family loves Snoopy and the Peanuts Gang. It just does not feel like the holidays until we watch their holiday movies. I was raised on Peanuts and am now raising my daughters on them as well. They are big fans of Snoopy, Lucy, and Charlie Brown! If you have someone like this in your life, allow me to tell you about 5 great Peanuts gifts! Plus, enter for a chance to win them all!

Marvel, Movies November 29, 2017

The Avengers: Infinity War Trailer is Finally Here- Watch My Reaction Video! | #Avengers #AvengersInfinityWar #Marvel

Marvel fans have been waiting patiently for the Avengers: Infinity War trailer to drop and the day has FINALLY come! Hold on to your hats, because it will blow you away! Personally, I have been counting the seconds until this moment would happen. Jumping every time I saw #InfinityWar trending, wondering if I missed it. Well, it is FINALLY here!