Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Review

Our 6-year-old son was so excited about Guardians of the Galaxy, that he wanted to write today’s review post. Here is the movie in his own words:

Guardians of the Galaxy is an awesome movie about people in space that are trying to save the galaxy from an evil person that is named Ronan. My favorite part of the movie is when Groot uses his long arms to slam bad guys over the walls and then he smiles. Rocket then asks Groot, “Why are you smiling like an idiot? You’re supposed to be a professional.” I thought the movie was very funny and full of action. I want to see it again and get it on DVD when it comes out.

Guardians of the Galaxy Groot and Rocket
Catch this special extended trailer version below:
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Summer of Shell at Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando

We were invited as media to cover an event. No additional compensation was received. All opinions are my own.

Nick Hotel
Cowabunga! The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are back! Enjoy Summer of Shell going on now through Labor Day at Nickelodeon Suites Resort in Orlando.

My brother was the hugest TMNT fan (okay I secretly liked them too). I’m really happy to see them come back for a new phase of fans, like my two boys. Check out the all-new TMNT suite available at Nick Hotel. The two bedroom suite includes a king or queen sized bed with bunk beds in a separate room. Each room has a flat screen, including the living space with a pull-out sleeper sofa. My boys absolutely loved sleeping in the themed room with bunk beds. 
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Boating Safety Tips with Sea Tow

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of  Mom Central Consulting for Sea Tow. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating.

Happy 4th of July! The water ways are sure to be packed with boat enthusiasts ready to watch the beautiful firework shows around the country. The problem with this is that the waterways become very dangerous because of overcrowding and accidents do happen. Whether you run out of fuel, need a tow, or your battery goes out Sea Tow is the trusted aid that many boaters rely on. Sea Tow is like AAA for the waterway. This company provides boaters with the peace of mind that if anything happens day or night Sea Tow will be there to assist. “As a Sea Tow member you receive free towing, fuel drops, jump starts, priority service, Automated Radio Checks, 24/7 nationwide coverage, knowledgeable Captains, covered ungroundings, savings and more!”

Sea Tow is so passionate about water safety that it has its own foundation dedicated to promoting good boating habits like taking a boat safety course, wearing a life jacket, and having a sober skipper. Sea Tow even provides loaner life jackets in select marinas to make sure that people are boating with safety in mind. In fact, “the Sea Tow Foundation has distributed close to 15,000 life jackets nationwide to help make recreational boaters safer on the water with Life Jacket Loaner Stand located Nationwide.”

Enjoy taking the family boating? Sea Tow’s website provides boating safety tips in the Captains Classroom, like this infographic below:

boating safety tips
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Stay Fresh & Clean During Summer Travel with Cottonelle #LetsTalkBums

This post is sponsored by Cottonelle, but my love for their fresh care flushable cleansing cloths on-the-go soft packs is all my own!


When traveling during the summer months, you always want to make sure you are fresh & clean. That’s where Cottonelle comes in! Cottonelle Fresh Care Flushable Cleansing Cloths On-The-Go Soft packs are perfect for keeping clean during summer travel. Our family kicked off summer with quite the bang, we sold our home and while waiting for new home to complete the building process we’ve been hotel hopping. We spent many, many summer days in the pool, at the beach, and other fun family adventures. 

Being prepared with Cottonelle Flushable on-the-go soft packs has made life easier while traveling. It fits conveniently in the diaper bag, my purse, or the beach bag. Plus paired with Cottonelle Clean Care toilet paper makes the perfect wet + dry combination. 
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How to Train Your Dragon 2 Soars into IMAX Theaters this Friday

This is a partnered post with IMAX theaters. All opinions are my own.

how to train your dragon 2Starting this Friday, June 13th How to Train Your Dragon 2 soars into IMAX theaters! The IMAX 3D release will be digitally re-mastered into the image and sound quality of The IMAX Experience®, creating a unique environment that will make audiences feel as though they are flying alongside heroic Viking Hiccup and his faithful dragon, Toothless.
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