31 December 2015

“Zootopia” is Walt Disney Animation Studios’ 55th animated feature, Trailer #2 and Pics



Love the new trailer, Zootopia definitely seems like a place I would want to live, lol. The clips are hysterical and I Can't wait to see it.  The hysterical sloth scene at the DMV, totally true. 
Do you recognize the voice of Judy Hopps? See Ya Later :-) 

Like ZOOTOPIA on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DisneyZootopia  

Follow ZOOTOPIA on Twitter: https://twitter.com/DisneyZootopia   

Follow Disney Animation on Instagram: https://instagram.com/disneyanimation/

Visit Disney Animation on Tumblr: http://disneyanimation.tumblr.com/

Visit the official ZOOTOPIA website here: http://movies.disney.com/zootopia

ZOOTOPIA opens in theatres everywhere on March 4th!

International superstar Shakira is lending her Grammy®-winning voice to Gazelle, the biggest pop star in Zootopia. Shakira performs the film’s all-new original song, “Try Everything,” written by singer-songwriter Sia and songwriting duo Stargate. 

28 December 2015

Meet Casey Jones, Bebop, and Rocksteady - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2 #Trailer and Pics (2016)



Awesome - Loved the first one and I'm so glad we have a 2nd coming this June! The clip is funny, ACTION Packed and full of suspense - I also love that the TMNT are not super heroes they just hate bullies!!


#TMNT2 -  MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS is in-theaters June 3rd, 2016!




“TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES: OUT OF THE SHADOWS” is the sequel to the 2014 hit film “TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES.” The film is based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman and is directed by David Green (“EARTH TO ECHO”). Michael Bay (the “TRANSFORMERS franchise) returns to produce alongside his Platinum Dunes partners Brad Fuller and Andrew Form (“ TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES”), with Galen Walker and Scott Mednick (“TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES”) also producing.


27 December 2015

A Special Discount to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey "LEGENDS" playing Amway Center January 14-18, 2016


Welcome everyone, I have some great news for you! A special offer just for Can Do It Mom Readers! 

Fans of the legendary show can save $4 off tickets using promo code 4MOM. Lots more show info below! 


Offer valid on all shows EXCEPT Thursday at 7:30 p.m. (opening night), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. Not valid on Front Row and Premium Seating, nor day of show. Offer valid through January 14. Ringling Bros. tickets make great holiday gifts! 


Special Twitter handle and hashtag: @RinglingBros #BestGiftEver 


More info on the show schedules and times below: 

Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson guides Paulo the Legend Seeker on a quest to discover real, living legends from around the world. Audiences will experience Alexander Lacey and his enduring bond with his lions, majestic leopard and tigers during one of the most captivating acts. The Solar Hawks, a dream team of acrobats, come together to amaze by attempting four consecutive triple somersaults on a one-of-a-kind double-wide trapeze specifically designed for The Greatest Show On Earth®. The Riders of the Wind, Cossack trick-riders will thrill as they thunder into the arena on the backs of thoroughbred horses stealing your breath with their daring stunts. Experience and learn about the special relationship between trainers and treasured Ringling Bros.® Asian Elephants as each trainer shows off individual elephant’s natural skills and abilities.

Free to all ticketholders, the All Access Pre-show starts an hour before the show. Come down to the arena floor and meet the performers of The Greatest Show On Earth, get autographs, take photos and enter to win a one-of-a-kind pachyderm painting.
 
Ticketholders can purchase an upgrade and go backstage with a VIP Behind the Scenes Tour of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey. The backstage experience includes an insider look at props and wardrobe, an up close and personal encounter with the animals and a chance to meet stars from the show. Fans will also have an opportunity to take pictures and learn educational fun facts.  To take advantage of this once-in-a-lifetime experience, just log on to ringlingbros.expapp.com from your iPhone or Android smartphone, and provide your name, e-mail and phone number to become a VIP circus insider.

Performance Schedule:

Thursday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, January 16 at 11:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, January 17 at 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Monday, January 18 at 1:00 p.m. (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)


·       Facebook (www.facebook.com/RinglingBros)
·       Twitter (@RinglingBros/@NicoleFeld (show’s producer twitter feed))
·       YouTube (www.youtube.com/RinglingBros)

Tickets for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS start at $16. All seats are reserved and tickets go on sale Tuesday, October 20th. Tickets are available at www.Ringling.com or www.ticketmaster.com, at any Ticketmaster outlet, by calling 800-745-3000, or at the Amway Center box office (phone: 407-440-7900). For group ticket sales and information, call 866-248-8740.  The Amway Center is located at 400 West Church Street - Suite 200, Orlando, Florida 32801.


About Feld Entertainment

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, Disney Live! Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt and Marvel Universe LIVE!  More information about Feld Entertainment is available online at www.FeldEntertainment.com.




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22 December 2015

We Are Not Surprised!! - Records Fall As #STARWARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS Posts Big

Those numbers are not shocking for this Star Wars Fan, I thought it would be even more - LOL. How about you?

AMAZINGZING!!

 $238M Domestic, $517M Global Debut,


The Walt Disney Studios announced soon after the debut of Star Wars: The Force Awakens that it has set a new all-time domestic debut record with an estimated $238M. With a five-day international debut of $279M, the film has taken in $517M globally.

“Our sole focus has been creating a film that delivers that one-of-a-kind Star Wars experience, and director J.J. Abrams, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, and the Lucasfilm team have outdone themselves,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios. “To all of the fans around the world who not only came out in Force to make this such an exciting and astronomical debut but who treated this film as their own and helped preserve the experience for their fellow fans by not spoiling it – thank you, we do.”

SO here are the NUMBERS - ON tHe Way  to this galactic launch, the film has smashed several all-time domestic box office records, including:

·       Biggest Thursday preview gross with $57M.
·       Biggest Friday and biggest single-day gross with $120.5M.
·       First film ever to post a single day over $100M.
·       Fastest film to $100M and $200M.
·       Biggest December debut (nearly 3 times previous record of $84.6M).
·       Biggest IMAX Thursday night preview ($5.7M), single-day ($14M, Friday), and weekend ($30.1M).
·       Highest theater average for a wide release ($57,568).

Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted day-and-date internationally in nearly every market (except Greece and India, which open Dec. 24, and China, which opens Jan. 9) and set records in many. 

Highlights:

·       Biggest opening weekend of all time in UK (4-day), Australia, Russia, Germany, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Austria, Poland (3-day), Denmark (5-day), Romania, Hungary, Bulgaria, Croatia, Ukraine, Iceland, Serbia, New Zealand. Second biggest opening weekend in France, Belgium, Israel, Chile.
·       Biggest IMAX global debut of $48M.

The Force is strong with critics and audiences, whose enthusiastic reactions have powered a 95% Rotten Tomatoes score and an excellent A CinemaScore, with an A+ among women and younger audiences, for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

SO I'm thinking I wish the next one was coming out like next week. The cliffhanger at the end leaves me wanting more. I will however have to painfully wait and  go and see The Force AWAKENS AGAIN AND AGAIN, just to keep me going till the next chapter. Hurry up and write, film and release Episode 8 peeps.

This is one of my favorite pics of the cast 

Like STAR WARS on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/StarWarsMovies  

Follow STAR WARS on Twitter: https://twitter.com/starwars

Follow STAR WARS on Instagram: http://instagram.com/StarWarsMovies 

Follow STAR WARS on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/starwars

Visit the official STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS website: http://www.starwars.com/the-force-awakens/

STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is now playing in theatres everywhere!



May The Force Be With You!! 

#THEFORCEAWAKENS 
#STARWARS 


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18 December 2015

Sweet Tastings at Krispy Kreme - Delicious and Hot but only till the 27th!

After a long day - It was time to head to Krispy Kreme. We got invited to a blogger event to see some of the new Holiday Donuts at One of my favorite places. What I love about them is their doughnuts are so fresh they melt in your mouth. But, more amazing are the holiday characters and flavors of the season they create = Red Velvet, Santa Belly and Snowman doughnuts plus Peppermint Mocha Coffee both hot and iced varieties. The iced tasted like a very thick creamy chocolate mint milkshake, yum. The 3 seasonal were creamy and delightful. They would add to any holiday party and or dessert after dinner.

Get them while there HOT -- They are only here for a limited time till December 27th!! 
  • Santa Belly Doughnut: A yeast shell filled with Chocolate Kreme™ filling and hand-decorated with red and milk chocolate icings and a sugar piece belt buckle resembling Santa’s jolly belly. 
  • Snowman Doughnut: A snowman-shaped yeast doughnut with white icing and hand-decorated with chocolate and red icing. 
  • Red Velvet Cake Doughnut: A glazed, red velvet traditional cake doughnut decorated with burgundy chocolate icing, topped with a blend of Kreme and delicious cream cheese filling, and delicately sprinkled with red velvet cake crumbles. 
  • Peppermint Mocha (available only at Krispy Kreme Millenia)Rich espresso, dark chocolate and frosty peppermint, finished with whipped cream and a cheerful peppermint bark topping. Available hot and iced.

We had a great time decorating the doughnuts too - imagine getting to decorate doughnuts, the Snowman and their regular glazed with Christmas sprinkles and warm chocolate glaze. TIP of the day -- Come in when the red light is on in the window, they are making them right then and there. Hot off the conveyor belt of golden sunshine....


Get More Play Time! #StarWars: The Force Awakens Disney Infinity Figures



OMG! This is amazing. Love that we now can add the new characters from The Force Awakens to the Disney Infinity Game...  Star Wars Fans Can Play  Finn, Rey, Kylo Ren and Poe Dameron from the latest chapter of the Star Wars saga. 

STAR WARS - THE FORCE AWAKENS PLAY SET FOR DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 EDITION NOW AVAILABLE
 All the info is below + pics!

16 December 2015

Disney Infinity #StarWarsTheForceAwakens Brand New Poster

Hello Star Wars and Infinity Fans!!!!

Check out this new poster (Below) it's so cool for the Infinity-Force Awakens Play set.

Disney Interactive/Lucasfilm unveiled the official poster for Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set, the third Star Wars Play Set to be released for Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition on Friday, December 18.

Here are all the details! 

#StarWars The Force Awakens - 2 Bag Set Giveaway Featuring BB-8

Pictures Courtesy of Loungefly
Pictures above are to show front, back and inside the bags, Please see Rules Below:-)
MINI DOME BAG WITH EMBOSSED DETAILS- MEASUREMENTS: W: 9.5" X H: 8" X D: 5"
PATENT COIN BAG WITH PRINTED AND EMBOSSED DETAILS. MEASUREMENTS: W:6" X H: 5.6"

Good Luck and Now the giveaway! 
RULES
  • One winner will be chosen by Raffelcopter and entries will be verified. 
  • The winner will be chosen by random number generator via Rafflecopter after verification of entries and notified by email. The number of eligible entries received determine the odds of winning.
  • The Winner will be notified by E-mail and must respond within 24 hrs to claim prize.
  • Giveaway open to US residents only - 18 years old and Up 
  • No Purchase is necessary 
  • One winner wins  ---  (1)  Star Wars: The Force Awakens BB-8 Mini Dome Bag and (1) BB-8 Embossed Coin Bag 

And Don't forget to tell us WHO are Your favorite STAR WARS Characters in the comments below?

Contest Starts 12/17/15 to 12/24/15 Midnight EST 



a Rafflecopter giveaway



Thanks And May The Force Be With You!




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14 December 2015

#Holiday Recipe That will Wow You and Your Guests!! -- Eggnog Panna Cotta with Caramel Sauce


 WITH Whipped Cream, Cinnamon Crumble,
and Topped with A Toasted Marshmallow

Ingredients:
1 envelope
1 tbsp.
3/4 cup
1/2 cup
1/4 cup
1/4 cup
1/2 tsp.
1/4 tsp.
unflavored gelatin
prepared eggnog
prepared eggnog
heavy cream
brandy of choice
granulated sugar
cinnamon
nutmeg

Preparation:
Mix the gelatin with the 1 tablespoon of eggnog and allow to “bloom” for   approximately 10 minutes. Combine ¾ cup eggnog, cream, cinnamon, nutmeg and sugar in a medium saucepan and slowly heat to a simmer.
Add in the gelatin mixture and gently whisk until dissolved. Once the gelatin has completely dissolved, turn off heat and add brandy.  Strain the hot mixture to remove any lumps.
Let mixture stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Divide the mixture evenly onto 4 decorative serving glasses. Chill in refrigerator for at least 2 hours or longer.

10 December 2015

5 Great Toys! #WonderForge Has Some Cool Toys This Holiday Season


With the #Holidays almost here and time is growing short to get that fun and perfect gift for the kids, I have some great suggestions to help. I've teamed up with Wonder Forge to tell you about some really cool games. Wonder Forge is a company that makes awesome toys that offer quality experiences for you and your family. They have the same "Can Do It" spirit that I have always had - hence the name of this Blog. The toys are engaging the children physically, socially and creatively, creating a lot of fun and family time. I have worked with them before and absolutely love their products and I hope you will give them a try for your holiday gifts giving.

No matter if you are a Disney fan as I am or a Star Wars fan too, these toys will combine those loves and more. 


Make family game time epic with the Star Wars Pictopia Trivia Game, exclusively at Target! Prove whether you are a Padawan or Jedi Master when your knowledge of Star Wars is tested with 1,000 questions on the iconic planets, ships, villains, and heroes from a galaxy far, far away. This amazing game builds teamwork and will challenge your knowledge on all 6 movies. Sometimes you’ll work together and other times you'll answer alone. How much you risk to win the game depends on how well you know your Star Wars trivia! Some of the questions are hard if you don't remember the movies but, it's so fun to test your knowledge. Feel the Force questions add an exciting twist by revealing how much you sense about the other players, because the question asks you to guess about another players do and don'ts. This game is on the top of my list, it's one we will play over and over. 

Good Dinosaur Roarin' River Board Game is fun and exciting. It's a great game that teaches everyone to work together as you need to get past the rapids rushing toward you. It's a unique game in that either everybody wins or everybody loses, so no one feels bad. The board is 3 feet long making it easy for a group to play, it spreads across the whole table. It's great for young kids too, easy and not competitive. I loved the movie so this game makes it even more fun to play with those cute characters.

Strategy and suspense collide in the exciting Star Wars Star Destroyer Strike Game. With the new Star Wars movie coming out soon, I wanted to get a game with that in mind. This game is fun, intriguing and you will need to use your wit to win. It has a Star Destroyer in it that blasts lasers and makes evil Empire sounds trying to eliminate the Resistance. You have to get your heroes to safety (you pick one of the stars of the movie - Finn, Rey, Poe or Chewie) before the starship of the First Order gets you. You have set of 4 heroes markers for each person and only one has to make it to win. You try to stay out of the way of the Dark Side and outwit your other players, it's fun and fast moving but not easy. It's an amazing game that we really liked. 

These 2 next books are called The Disney IMAGICADEMY activity books. I love them because, they are tons of fun to do, the activities in the book have my favorite Disney characters making it even more exciting. 


First, The Frozen characters are teaching about Science.  Elsa, Olaf, Anna and Kristoff are all in the book as you explore world of science. Kids can do puzzles and fun activities and discover things, like how we see Rainbows. It's 60 pages of entertainment. One of my favorite pages is - What Makes A Shadow? This book ask questions that are interesting and kids get to discover things they perhaps always wondered about but didn't know!


Next, Mickey and all his Pals (Minnie, Donald, Daisy, Pluto, Goofy) teach us all about Animals in this book. These creative activities are so kids can explore and learn about animals, insects and more. 
In these 60 pages you learn about animal conservation, how animals adapt to their surroundings plus lots more. One of my favorite pages from this book is - Safari Adventure, learn about the animals and the savanna they live on. 

Check Out my other post/pics for more details on



Want More Holiday Ideas? from LUSH/Handmade Cosmetics

You know how much I love this company and it's products. They have a great selection, the store always smells great and the names of the products are so cool! If you have never been go in and see for yourself, the staff is very nice and helpful and I just love to try things in there. Bath and Body products are my fave so I got a few last time I was there at the store in the Florida Mall. They have very unique holiday themed products and I purchased some. I got Santa's Lip Scrub and Santa Baby Lip Tint both are red in color and make your lips ready for the holidays. The lip scrub is homemade and I really love that. Some of the ingredients it has are cherries, dates and cola to make it oh so sweet tasting. I love the smooth and silky feeling it gives my lips after I use it. The lip tint has no taste just leaves you lips a littler red than you started.


Another thing I love is their Charity Pots (see pic above), I bought one to support The Bunny Alliance because well I have one and I love bunnies. I don't want any more animal testing done by any company anymore. Go to their website to learn more about their cause - its to end the transport of animals to laboratories.  I wanted to let you know there are many causes Lush supports with donations, so check them out too. Tis' the season for giving :-)


Thanks for stopping by and if you need more Holidays Gift Ideas and Stocking Stuffers ideas too, stop by again and again. All of these products in this post would be great for any gift occasion. 





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Toys For Tots :0) Donating During This #Holiday Season! with Funko

Don't forget about Toys For Tots this Holiday Season, it a cause so dear to my heart. I donate every year and encourage you to do the same. Help change and add some joy to every child's life.
 Thanks :-) 

Funko announced that it will be providing over $500,000 worth of toys to the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Foundation this holiday season. This donation amounts to over 50,000 toys that will be distributed through the Toys for Tots campaign to less fortunate children.
About Toys for Tots
The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community in which the campaign is conducted. For more information about the program, please visit www.toysfortots.org.

HP Instant Ink Holiday #FreeInk Offer Plus See the HP Envy Printer #GiftGuide


Hello and welcome everyone, Today I want to bring you another brilliant Holiday gift giving Idea from HP. This is an offer you will not want to miss and one that everyone needs. 
Printer Ink - 
My HP Printer 
don't you always run out at the worst time?

#NeverRunOut

Gift Guide Information

The HP Envy All-in-One printer is a great compact solution for your home and office printing, scanning and copying needs. Now, when you buy the HP Envy 5540 e-All-in-One printer, it comes with 3 months free of HP Instant Ink!

With HP Instant Ink you select your subscription plan and HP takes care of the rest so that you never run out of ink and printing costs a lot less! Ink, shipping, and cartridge recycling are included in your monthly plan. Plans start as low as $2.99/month and are based on pages printed, not cartridges used. There’s no annual fee and you can change or cancel plans online at anytime.
HP Envy 5540 

Link to HP Envy 5540 e-All-in-One printer:


FREE INK OFFER
Now through December 31st, when you enroll your printer in HP Instant Ink, you will receive six free months of ink! To decide which plan is right for you and to enroll, visit http://bit.ly/HPInstantInk6 but remember to do it before December 31, 2015!

What are the monthly plans?

Plans are based on the number of pages you print, not how many cartridges you use.

Occasional printing - $2.99 per month

  • 50 pages per month included
  • Print more? Each additional set of 15 pages just $1.00
  • Print less? Roll over up to 50 unused pages

Moderate printing - $4.99 per month

  • 100 pages per month included
  • Print more? Each additional set of 20 pages just $1.00
  • Print less? Roll over up to 100 unused pages

Frequent printing - $9.99 per month

  • 300 pages per month included
  • Print more? Each additional set of 25 pages just $1.00
  • Print less? Roll over up to 300 unused pages

I personally signed up about a week ago and I just received my first shipment and with two teens and working from home we do go through a lot of ink. One of my reasons for signing up was it was to time consuming getting the ink. Another reason was it was more expensive to keep running to our local office store to buy the ink cartridges there. This idea of home delivery subscription is brilliant, not only is it cheaper, I don't have to drive anywhere. Love this idea and I highly recommend it to you, especially with the Free Ink Offer till 12/31.


Thanks and Enjoy! Happy Holidays :-) 





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