Disclosure: I received product at no charge in exchange for my honest review.Six year olds have a constant inner struggle between feeling big enough to take on the world by themselves and feeling little enough to still need mom. In Louie Lawent's new children's book "Momma Don't You Worry," a young boy thinks he's much too old to have his mom hold his hand in public. When he wanders off, he is faced with the realization that he might not be so big after all. Find out what happens in this delightful picture book story and share the story with your children to start the discussion with them. I love the playful, rhyming script and illustrations, and I think children will love it too. Download this wonderful ebook for just $1.29 from Amazon by clicking HERE. Be sure to follow Louie Lawent on Facebook too!
"Thousands of children, families and visitors walk through the doors of the Bullock Texas State History Museum every year," Director Dr. Victoria Ramirez said. "We seek to provide family friendly theater programming that is engaging and creates unique experiences that encourage lifelong learning. Educational films like 'Humpback Whales' cultivate an appreciation of the natural world and inspire a new generation to learn about the importance of conservation."
Under the helm of two-time Academy Award®-nominated director Greg MacGillivray ("The Living Sea," "Dolphins," "Everest"), MacGillivray Freeman Films lends its legendary giant-screen storytelling expertise to one of the most enormous and vastly fascinating creatures on Earth. Narrated by two-time Golden Globe nominee Ewan McGregor and presented by Pacific Life, "Humpback Whales" is an immersive ocean adventure that invites audiences to dive head-first into the mysterious realm of these 55-foot, 50-ton aquatic mammals captured for the first time with IMAX® 3D cameras. Once feared as monsters, and very nearly hunted to extinction, today humpbacks are in the midst of a slow but remarkable recovery.
Set in the spectacular waters of Alaska, Hawaii and the remote islands of Tonga, this film offers audiences an up-close look at how these whales communicate, sing, feed, play and take care of their young. Join a team of researchers on screen as they unlock the secrets of the humpback and find out why humpbacks are the most acrobatic of all whales, why they sing their haunting songs, and why these animals migrate up to 10,000 miles round-trip every year. Featuring a mix of stunning 3D imagery, underwater splendor and scientific exploration, the film asks the compelling question: What might life be like from a humpback’s point of view?
“Whales are awesome animals,” Film Director Greg MacGillivray said. “They are critical to the ecological health and survival of the ocean, and since they are among the largest animals to ever live on earth, there is no better subject for audiences to experience life-size on the giant screen.”
"Humpback Whales" opens nationwide on Feb. 13 and the Bullock Museum IMAX® Theatre will be the only theater in the Central Texas region to screen it. The 400-seat theater provides visitors with an extraordinary cinematic experience. It is home to Texas's biggest screen and Austin’s only Giant Screen, certified by the Giant Screen Cinema Association. Crystal clear, lifelike images and earth-shaking surround sound, provide an optimum IMAX® experience that immerses viewers in the on-screen action.
The Bullock Texas State History Museum in downtown Austin tells the unfolding story of the history, culture and people of Texas. The museum includes three floors of exhibitions, an IMAX® theater a 4D special-effects theater, a café, and a museum store. The Museum collaborates with more than 700 museums, libraries, archives and individuals to display original historical artifacts and produce exhibitions that illuminate and celebrate Texas history and culture. Named for the state's 38th Lieutenant Governor, Bob Bullock, who worked to establish the museum, the iconic building is located at 1800 N. Congress Avenue. For more, visit TheStoryofTexas.com or call (512) 936-8746.
"Humpback Whales" is a family friendly film appropriate for ages 3 and up and has a runtime of 40 minutes. Tickets are available at TheStoryofTexas.com. Will you be going to see it?
For more than 50 years, Clifford the Big Red Dog has left lasting paw prints on the hearts of fans of all ages. Clifford author Norman Bridwell passed away in December 2014, but his legacy lives on through his timeless stories and the fond memories he helped create among fans young and old. This Valentine’s Day season, families can celebrate love, loyalty and friendship with Clifford in a variety of ways, including:
www.scholastic.com/clifford/valentine, is a one-stop shop for all things Valentine’s Day for preschoolers, parents and teachers alike! The site’s refreshed landing page will feature a brand-new Valentine’s Day Clifford Matching Game as well as printable coloring and activity sheets, Clifford-inspired crafts, video clips and more! In addition, educators can find unique Clifford-themed Valentine’s Day curriculum and lesson plans to “spread the love” in classrooms nationwide!
Through social media! – Fans around the world can reminisce about when they first fell in puppy love with Clifford with vintage book scans, Clifford’s puppy pictures, and shareable retro Clifford valentines, on Clifford’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.
The Young Scientists Club. The perfect gifts for preschoolers this Valentine’s Day, the latest introductions to the award-winning collection include “Magic Science” and “Water Science” (SRP $19.99 each). Both imagination-inspiring kits feature a 20-page manual, narrated by Clifford’s best friend Emily Elizabeth, and come complete with all the tools fans ages 3 and up need to bring the age-appropriate experiments to life!
In Books! – Adding to the Clifford library – which includes 128 million books in print in 19 foreign languages – fans can welcome two new books in 2015 with the upcoming publication of “Clifford Goes to Kindergarten” (April) and “Clifford’s School Story Box” (June).
PBS KIDS to catch a trio of Clifford Valentine’s Day-themed specials. Episodes include: Clifford the Big Red Dog’s “Big Hearted T-Bone/Cleo's Valentine Surprise” (2/10), Clifford’s Puppy Days’ “Valentine Schmalentine/Sweethearts Dance” (2/11) and Clifford the Big Red Dog’s “Clifford's Big Heart/Cleo's Valentine Surprise” (2/12). Check local listings.
At NASDAQ! Clifford the Big Red Dog will make a larger-than-life appearance to help ring the Opening Bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on February 13!
For more info about Clifford, visit www.scholastic.com/clifford.
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Disclosure: I received product at no charge in exchange for my honest review.Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4" Tablet is the perfect choice! Whether you're trying to impress your newest crush or bring back the spark to your marriage, here are 11 reasons to gift the Galaxy Tab S 8.4" this Valentine's Day.
1. Since the Galaxy Tab S 8.4" is the thinnest and lightest tablet Samsung has ever made, your Valentine will easily be able to take it anywhere. That means everywhere they go, they will always have on hand a constant reminder of you!
2. Listen to "your song" and thousands of others. Create special playlists for road trips, summer picnics, and romantic evenings. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4" features 16 GB with 3 GB RAM.
4. Make beautiful, lasting memories together with the 2.1MP front camera and 8.0MP rear camera. Access hundreds of apps for photo enhancing, photo-book creation, and uploading to social media. Use the video function to record special moments in your relationship.
6. Snuggle up and watch movies and tv on the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4". With a main display resolution of 1600x2560 pixels, you'll love the fabulous picture. Movie night can happen anywhere!
7. With wifi connection, this tablet will access all your sweetie's favorite shopping sites, blogs, social media sites, news, and sports.
8. Your Valentine can read thousands of books on the Galaxy Tab S 8.4" including everything from the classics to new releases. Download a cookbook and prepare a delightful meal together!
10. The Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4" won't melt like chocolate and won't wilt like flowers. It will last much longer than either one, and you'll probably get a much sweeter Valentine's kiss!
11. Need more reasons? How about....Bluetooth, Calendar, Weather, Contacts, Email, Magazines, Maps, and so much more! Need a personal recommendation? I love it!
Give your Valentine the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4"
Check out my review HERE of the Galaxy Tab S 10.5"
Disclosure: I received product at no charge in exchange for my honest review.elevated garden planters because I hate an aching back and sore knees. CedarCraft makes the most beautiful elevated planters I've ever seen!
Urban Garden Planter from CedarCraft is beautifully crafted from reclaimed pieces of sustainable Western Red Cedar. It requires no tools at all to assemble. It's made so that the pieces fit together almost like a 3D puzzle. This planter is just one of four beautiful designs from CedarCraft.
raised garden planter makes gardening so much easier, plus the height keeps nosy bunnies out of my growing vegetables. It also helps greatly reduce the number of bugs that can get into the soil, which reduces my need for pest control. Since we live in a little house with a little yard, these unique CedarCraft planters are the perfect way to grow my own food!
I planted the onion plants about 4 inches apart and gave them all a healthy drink of water. Now all I have to do is water them every few days and wait for my delicious onions. If I had my wish, I would have about 25 of these beautiful CedarCraft Elevated Garden Planters, lined up in both my front and back yards, filled with all kinds of delicious fruits and vegetables!www.cedarcraft.com today to learn more, see all the designs, and get yours ordered for your spring planting!
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I personally don't like to buy anything at retail price. My mother taught me years ago that "if it's not on sale, don't buy it" and Groupon Coupons mean I can get just about anything on sale! I've been browsing around their site and found amazing discounts on hundreds of items I already buy (or now want to buy). Check it out and see how much you can save!
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