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#FanGirlFriday features include the latest in video games, movies, actor interviews, and so much more!

FanGirl Friday, Gaming, Movies October 6, 2017

The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game is a Hit! | #LEGONinjagoMovie #Nintendo

I have always loved playing video games – ever since I was a young girl and got my first Nintendo system. I enjoy all types of games, but some of my favorites have always been the LEGO games. These games can occupy me for literal hours on end. We own quite the collection of them – Harry Potter, Marvel Super Heroes, Dimensions, and now we have added the LEGO Ninjago Movie! I was super excited to see this show up in the mail because I just knew I would love it!

Disney, Disney Planning, FanGirl Friday, Food & Drink September 21, 2017

4 Reasons To Book The Garden Grill for Breakfast At Epcot at Walt Disney World | #DisneyWorld

The Garden Grill is always on our must do dining list when we visit Disney World. In my opinion, it is one of the best character meals that there is, for several different reasons. A Smith Family visit to Disney World would just not be the same without it. My in-laws will be hitting Disney World with us in a few months and we knew right away the one breakfast we had to make sure they did not miss is The Garden Grill. I am thrilled to say that we were able to book it – and cannot wait to show them why we love it so much!

FanGirl Friday, Marvel, Movies September 15, 2017

3 Taika Waititi Films to Watch Before Thor: Ragnarok This November | #ThorRagnarokEvent

As you probably know, Taika Waititi is directing Thor: Ragnarok, which hits theaters on November 3rd, 2017. When I heard this news, I was thrilled – because I love his work. But in talking with friends about it, I was honestly surprised by how many knew nothing about him or his movies. I immediately gave them a list of three movies and told them to watch them right away.

FanGirl Friday, Gaming September 8, 2017

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle Is Filled With Fun & Strategy – Only for Nintendo Switch | #MarioRabbids

My family is a family of gamers – as you likely already know. We tend to run out to the store and pick up the latest games the day they come out. There was one in particular that we had been dying to be released for our Nintendo Switch – Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle. I could tell from the trailer video that it would be a huge hit for our family. When Ubisoft sent us a copy of it (plus a really amazing collectible), I was proved right! We spent the entire long Labor Day Weekend playing it.

FanGirl Friday, Gaming, Movies September 1, 2017

Celebrate Force Friday II At GameStop & Get Tons of Star Wars Deals | #ForceFridayII

As you likely already know, I am a HUGE Star Wars fan! Today is Force Friday II, which I have been looking forward to for weeks. This morning, I grabbed my brand new Sphero R2-D2 & BB-9E (more on those later!) and headed out to my local GameStop. I was so excited to celebrate today at one of my all time favorite stores. As soon as I walked in, I was blown away by all the cool merchandise and deals that they had. If you are a Star Wars fan, I strongly encourage you to check out your local GameStop this weekend!

Entertainment, FanGirl Friday, Giveaways August 25, 2017

Get Free Funko POPs In The Funko Insider Club + Win A $100 GameStop Play Pack! | #Giveaway #Funko

You possibly know this already, but I have a huge Funko POP collection. I am a bit of an addict. Pretty much every time I go to the store, I have to get at least one. And don’t even get me started on GameStop and their exclusives. I already practically live at that store because of my gaming addiction (which is not a bad thing). When I leave that store, I usually have at least one video game and one Funko POP in hand. Well now I just learned about the Funko Insider Club that GameStop announced – a way to get FREE Funko POPs & more!

FanGirl Friday, Gaming, Kids August 18, 2017

Nintendo’s Miitopia is A DS Family Game All Kids Will Love | #NintendoBlogger #Nintendo #Miitopia

I love playing with my Nintendo DS so I was really excited to test out the new game, Miitopia. I had watched the trailer video for this game many times and already had it on my wish list. When it arrived I asked my mom to open it up right away. I then played it non-stop for about two days. It was all I could think about! This game is so much fun and I know any kid will love it!

Books, FanGirl Friday, Marvel, Television August 11, 2017

5 Comic Books to Read Before the Marvel’s Inhumans Airs on ABC | #Inhumans #Marvel

I am really looking forward to Marvel’s Inhumans coming to ABC in September. The Inhumans comic book series is one of my favorites and has been for a long time. The characters are all amazing and the story lines always have me hooked. Black Bolt and Medusa are one of my absolute favorite comic book couples. Now, I know many people out there don’t know much about The Inhumans. I put together a list of my favorite trade paperbacks that are sure to get you hooked on them – and also ready for the ABC TV Series!

FanGirl Friday, Kids, Movies August 4, 2017

LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain Hits Stores 8/8! | #DCSuperHeroGirls

As you probably know by now, I have two young girls. They are 4 and 6 years old right now and they are huge geeks, just like their mama! Because of this, they are big in to comic books and super heroes. One of their favorite shows and movies to watch is anything that has to do with the DC Super Hero Girls. I love this as well because it gives them great figures to look up to – and of course, I love anything comic book related as well. The DC Super Hero Girls are strong, independent women, so who better for them to place on a pedestal? The latest DVD release, LEGO DC Super Hero Girls: Brain Drain, hits stores on August 8th – and it is amazing!

FanGirl Friday, Marvel, Movies, Music June 16, 2017

Pre-Order The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of Spider-Man: Homecoming | #SpiderManHomecoming

As I am sure many of you know by now, I am a HUGE Marvel fanatic. I collect the comic books, I collect the toys, I collect the movies – and I even have a few Marvel related tattoos. So I was thrilled to hear today that Sony Music announced the release of SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) featuring the music of Grammy® and Academy Award®-winning composer Michael Giacchino. The soundtrack will be released on July 7 and is available for pre-order here.

FanGirl Friday, Marvel June 2, 2017

Marvel Comics’ New Series RUNAWAYS to Hit Shelves This Fall | #Runaways #Marvel

As you probably know by now, I am a huge comic book geek – especially when it comes to Marvel Comics. I just can’t get enough. In fact, I was in my local shop today talking about adding some titles to my pull list, and my husband joked that I like anything Marvel. Well, I just called and asked my shop to add RUNAWAYS to my pull list, which starts this coming September. The 2003 series was one of my favorites, so I am really excited to see what this run brings!

FanGirl Friday, Gaming June 2, 2017

3 Reasons to Pick Up LEGO Dimensions Today | #LEGODimensions #Gaming

In case you haven’t picked up on it yet, the Smiths are huge gamers. Even my daughters love video games. One that we have been spending a lot of time playing lately is LEGO Dimensions. I know I am probably late to the party here, but we have been having so much fun with this game! We have pretty busy schedules during the school year and have finally been able to fit in some family game playing time as the year dies down. It is not an exaggeration when I say this game gets played every day.

FanGirl Friday, Marvel, Subscription Boxes May 26, 2017

Why Every Marvel Fan Needs to Subscribe to TeeBlox + Win A Subscription! | #Marvel #TeeBlox #Giveaway

TeeBlox is one of my favorite monthly subscription boxes – and I get a lot so that means something. I am a total Marvel Comics and Marvel Cinematic Universe nerd, and TeeBlox appeals to that. Once a month, it arrives at my door with some great Marvel gear for me. Find out why every Marvel fan needs to subscribe.

FanGirl Friday, Marvel, Movies May 5, 2017

A Geek’s Guide to the New Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Merch & Why You Need All of It! | #GotGVol2Event #GotGVol2

The day is finally here! Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2 is in US Theaters – and you NEED to go see it! As a self-proclaimed comic book geek, I am a huge fan. Obviously. I was lucky enough to attend the World Premiere in LA last month and while there, I also got to check out the GotG Vol 2 merchandise. I am a collector of many nerdy things, tattoos included, and so I was thrilled to see it all up close and personal. Everything is amazing. I am not exaggerating when I say that I need it all. If you are a Marvel Comics fan, Guardians of the Galaxy fan, or just know one, here is an easy to shop from list of all the incredible things that you can get.

FanGirl Friday, Gaming April 21, 2017

Why I Love The Nintendo Switch | #NintendoSwitch #Nintendo

As most of you probably know, I am a gamer girl. I have loved video games since I was a little girl playing on NES. My husband is a big gamer too and we actually still own an NES. We have bought every Nintendo console that has come out – including the newly released Nintendo Switch. It can be hard to find in stock, but if you can, I highly recommend picking it up, and here is why.