Review: who? Comics: an iPad App for the Reluctant Reader

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Thank you to who?Comics for sponsoring this post and encouraging my child to read biographies in comic book form! Please click here to learn more about the app. And follow who? Comics on Twitter for updates! My daughter Cassidy is like me. She leaves books all over the house like breadcrumbs, a literary Hansel and Gretel. I'm forever picking three, four books out of her bed … [Read more...]

FREE Christmas Movies on the Big Screen!


Christmas movies are one of my favorite celebrations of the season! Movies for Saturday December 3rd-- At Theatre N in downtown Wilmington, FREE showing of: A Charlie Brown Christmas How the Grinch Stole Christmas Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Begins at 11:00 am (recommended that you arrive by 10:30 if you haven't reserved seats) At Newark Cinema 3 on Main … [Read more...]

Fun Black Friday Facts


Gearing up for Black Friday feels like preparing for a marathon! What's your plan of attack this year? What are the "must-haves" on your shopping list? Here's some fun Black Friday facts for you... interesting how shopping has evolved to include not only web but mobile. I know I've seen apps for smart shopping but haven't researched them at all yet. Any faves to … [Read more...]

AlphaBuyer: a Group Deal Site for Your Bills


I currently belong to entirely too many deal sites, but one of my faves is Jasmere. Like most sites, Jasmere offers a daily (eco-friendly) item at a discounted price— but what makes it awesome is that the more people who sign on for that day's deal, the more the price drops. So even if I buy in right away, at $10 off, if enough people join me I could pay $22 off when the deal … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Real Steel Promotion Pack

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Real Steel opens today! A gritty, white-knuckle, action ride set in the near-future where the sport of boxing has gone high-tech, Real Steel stars Hugh Jackman as Charlie Kenton, a washed-up fighter who lost his chance at a title when 2000-pound, 8-foot-tall steel robots took over the ring. Now nothing but a small-time promoter, Charlie earns just enough money piecing together … [Read more...]

Review and Giveaway! Strawberry Shortcake: Growing Up Dreams

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Cassidy's take: I got to watch Strawberry Shortcake: Growing Up Dreams. In the first show Strawberry Shortcake tells Custard about once when Gingersnap dreams about becoming an astronaut and going to another planet and meeting new creatures. I want to be maybe a teacher when I grow up, I wouldn't want to be an astronaut because I don't want to fall into any black holes! In … [Read more...]