Sanderson Sisters Caramel Apples Recipe


“’Hocus Pocus’ remains a delightful family comedy, spooky but never scary as it romps its merry way through the graveyard.” – Jeff Shannon, Seattle Times


It’ll Put a Spell on You.


“Hocus Pocus” 25th Anniversary Edition

Appears on Digital and Blu-ray™ Sept. 2


For the first time ever, Disney’s classic comedy will bewitch audiences with

We  Hocus Pocus: Trivia and Treats Edition an exciting way to watch the movie!


BURBANK, Calif. (July 31, 2018) — One quarter of a century ago, three 17th century witches—Winifred (Bette Midler), Sarah (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Mary Sanderson (Kathy Najimy)—brewed the perfect magical movie for the whole family: Walt Disney Pictures’ live-action comedy/adventure “Hocus Pocus.” In celebration of the film’s silver anniversary, “Hocus Pocus” is being re-released to home audiences with a spellbinding new way to experience the film: the Trivia and Treats Edition. On Sept. 2, fans can watch it instantly on Digital and Movies Anywhere, and bring it home on Blu-ray™.

“The 25th Anniversary Edition of “Hocus Pocus” includes the original theatrical film and the We  Hocus Pocus: Trivia and Treats Edition, featuring pop up video extras including fun facts, trivia, deleted scenes, cast and crew commentary, and behind-the-scenes secrets”… The Multi-Screen Edition of “Hocus Pocus” includes a Blu-ray and Digital Code giving viewers the flexibility to watch the film on different devices.

In “Hocus Pocus,” the Sanderson sisters are in for a devil of a time when their restless spirits are accidentally conjured up on Halloween night, in 1993 Salem, Massachusetts. Banished 300 years ago for practicing their sorcery, this trio of triple-threat demons vowed to one day reappear—and now they’re back—weaving an outrageous web of comedy and chaos. However, to guarantee their immortality, the things they need are the very things that could bring them down: Max Dennison (Omri Katz), his little sister Dani (Thora Birch), and the Allison (Vinessa Shaw), three kids with the power to make or break the witches’ spell. The film is directed by Kenny Ortega (“Hull High,” “High School Musical” series) from a screenplay by Mick Garris (“Sleepwalkers,” “Critters 2”) and Neil Cuthbert (“The Adventures of Pluto Nash,” “Mystery Men”) and a story by Kirschner (“Frailty,” “An American Tail”) and Garris.

Bonus Features:


  • We  “Hocus Pocus”: Trivia and Treats Edition – A spellbinding new way to experience the film with:
    • Fun facts and trivia
    • Deleted scenes
    • Cast and crew commentary
    • Concept art and storyboards
    • Behind-the-scenes secrets, and more!
  • Original 1993 Production Featurette – Discover that witchcraft is cinematic artistry in disguise in this resurrected throwback production featurette.

*Bonus features may vary by retailer



Product SKUs:                    Multi-Screen Edition (Blu-ray, Digital Code, Digital HD/SD, DVD) and DVD

Feature Run Time:              Approximately 96 minutes

Rating:                                   PG in U.S.

Aspect Ratio:                      Blu-ray Feature Film = 1080p High Definition / 1.85:1

                                              DVD Feature Film = 1.85:1

Audio:                                    Blu-ray = English 5.1 DTS-HDMA, Spanish and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks

           DVD = English, Spanish, and French 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks

Subtitles:                              English Line 21, English SDH, Spanish, French





Arcadia: 3Below

Guillermo del Toro Surprises NYCC with World Premiere of DreamWorks Tales of Arcadia: 3Below

Glenn Close makes surprise appearance alongside Diego Luna

Netflix original series to debut December 21st

This past Friday at New York Comic Con, fans were treated to a special first look of DreamWorkTales of Arcadia: 3Below, the second chapter in the DreamWorks Tales of Arcadia trilogy. Creator and executive producer Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water) was joined by voice talent Diego Luna (Narcos: Mexico), and fellow executive producers Rodrigo Blaas, Marc Guggenheim and Chad Hammes. The panel, along with moderator Whitney Matheson, unveiled the all-star voice cast including Glenn Close (The Wife) who made a surprise appearance!

DreamWorks previously announced the series will feature Luna and Tatiana Maslany in the lead roles of Krel and Aja.  Nick Offerman, Andy Garcia, Nick Frost, Alon Aboutboul, Chris Obi, Uzo Aduba, Cheryl Hines, Tom Kenny, Haley Atwell, Danny Trejo, and Ann Dowd will be lending their voices along with returning talent from Trollhunters including Emile Hirsch, Charlie Saxton, Lexi Medrano, Steven Yeun, Cole Sands, Kelsey Grammer and more. Additionally, The Crystal Method created the main title theme that you hear in the opening credits video.

Fans of the 7 time Emmy®-winning Trollhunters can expect to find several familiar faces in 3Below when two royal teenage aliens, and their bodyguard flee a surprise takeover of their home planet by an evil dictator and crash land in Arcadia. Now on the run from intergalactic bounty hunters, they struggle to blend in and adapt to the bizarre world of high school all the while attempting to repair their ship so they can return and defend their home planet.

Panel Highlights Include:

  • Guillermo del Toro surprised fans with the world premiere  of the first episode of DreamWorks Tales of Arcadia: 3Below. 
  • Glenn Close made a surprise appearance when her casting in 3Below was announced today. She had her adorable dog Pip in tow. When she introduced him as “Pippy”, Guillermo joked that soon he “might have peepee at my feet.”
  • Close remarked that classic animated films have had a huge impact on her life and made her who she is today. Joining an animated world created by Guillermo was a no-brainer.
  • Diego Luna, whose children were in the audience, was so excited to finally have a project he can share with them at home.
  • Before closing out the panel, Guillermo’s fellow panelists surprised him with an early birthday cake. The audience joined in to sing him Happy Birthday.

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero DVD

When we went to New York this year for the toy show our swag box showed up with the cutest dog.  We opened the package and we got an advanced copy of Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero.   I knew that my little guy would love it but even more I knew my nephew would go nuts for it.  Not only does he loves stuffed animals but anything with puppies is a must with him.

I saved this great set till we got to go visit my sister and it was a smash hit.  All the boys were running around like crazy and we all needed a break so we stuck the movie in.  They were all sucked in and watching in seconds.

Now as most of you know I normally do not post Spoilers but I was asked one question over and over.  Here it is no the puppy does not die do not worry.  I would normally not post that but I had a lot of parents worried that their kids were going to be heart broken.

This is a great story about how a lonely dog found his forever human and did everything he could to stay and protect him.  During a time of war, he helped save many lives including his friends.  He truly was an American hero.

We loved the movie and thing it should definitely be on everyone’s Holiday Gift Guide this year.  Just make sure to buy extra stuffed animals one for each kid. Lol

Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is out on DVD November 9th

A Doggone Great Holiday Gift … Critically-Acclaimed and Dove-Approved Family ‘Tail,’ Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero, Marches Onto VOD, DVD & Blu-ray Nov. 6th


Based on the Real-Life Story of the First and Most Decorated War Dog in American History,

Heartwarming Film Stars Logan Lerman, Helena Bonham Carter and Gerard Depardieu


 “The exploits of Sgt. Stubby … feel a lot like those of Lassie or Rin Tin Tin … But here’s the thing about Stubby:

He was as real as they come … worth a salute or two.”   Plugged In, Focus on the Family


“A very cute, educational and inspiring film for child audiences.”  – Tribune News Service Family Guide

“…an engaging story … Who doesn’t like a rousing ruff-and-ready tale of doggy derring-do?”  –

3 stars [out of four] “… a tale that has plenty of warmth and charm … sure to appeal to its audience.”  – Toronto Star

 “…civilians with a soft spot for a stray will not hesitate to enlist.”  – The Washington Post

“… this heartwarming production will have tails wagging …”  –


“… adorable … will remind some of classic Disney films.” – Boston Herald


COLUMBUS, Ga. – Aug. 2, 2018 – For Immediate Release – Marching onto VOD, Blu-ray and DVD Nov. 6 with an all-star cast, Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is a heartwarming, critically acclaimed, animated “tail” for the entire family and a doggone, tail-wagging, holiday gift.  On this hero’s mission, nothing’s impawsible!

Documented in history books but largely forgotten, Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero is based on the incredible, true story of the unbreakable bond between a young Soldier on the brink of World War I and a little, stray dog, who for his valorous feats is still recognized today as the first dog promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army, the most decorated dog in American history and is widely considered the forerunner to the U.S. Army’s working dog program. This computer-animated feature shows the world that the greatest heroes can come from the unlikeliest of places.

Following a successful theatrical run on nearly 2,000 screens across the U.S. and Canada and coinciding with the year-long 100th commemoration of the United States’ role in the “War to End All Wars,” Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero was directed by award-winning documentarian Richard Lanni and stars Logan Lerman (Fury, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Percy Jackson & The Olympians), Helena Bonham Carter (Ocean’s 8, the Harry Potter films, The King’s SpeechSweeney Todd) andGerard Depardieu (Life of PiCyrano De Bergerac, The Man in the Iron Mask, Green Card).

Featuring both contemporary and “vintage sequences” of animation – to immerse viewers in the history of era – by Mikros Animation (a Technicolor company) and an original score by Patrick Doyle (BraveThorCinderella, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero was produced and distributed by Fun Academy Motion Pictures. Screenwriters are Richard Lanni and Mike Stokey II (Band of Brothers, The Pacific, Alexander, Born on the Fourth of July), with editing byMark Solomon (Frankenweenie, Chicken Run, Shark Tale, Sherlock Gnomes).

Special Features:

“Making of Sgt. Stubby” Featurette With Behind-the-Scenes Footage and Cast Interviews

“The Real-Life Story of Stubby” Documentary Short  Photo Gallery of Historic Photos and Production Artwork

Spanish Subtitles  Closed Captioning  Descriptive Audio


Genre:  Animated/Family/Adventure/History Street Date: Nov. 6, 2018

Feature Run Time:  Approx. 84 Minutes (Plus Special Features) MPAA Rating:  PG

SRP: $14.99 (VOD/SD)/$19.99 (VOD/HD)/$19.99 (DVD)/$22.99 (Blu-ray)/$29.99 (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)

Tech Specs: 16×9 Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)/5.1 Surround Sound Stereo

Catalog #s: FA101 (Blu-ray)/FA102 (DVD)/FA103 (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)

UPC Codes: #857549008000 (Blu-ray)/#857549008017 (DVD)/#857549008024 (DVD/Blu-ray Combo)


DVD, Blu-ray & Stubby Merchandise:

Amazon (Prime Eligible):  Coming soon

iTunes:  Coming soon

The true story of Sgt. Stubby will resonate with parents, educators, animal lovers, military supporters and history buffs alike. The film has been selected as an official project of the United States World War One Centennial Commission and its French counterpart, La Mission du Centenaire 1914-18; additional endorsements and educational partners include the Connecticut State Library, the National Infantry Museum Foundation, the National World War I Museum & Memorial and the Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes.

Beyond his military exploits, Stubby’s status as an adopted stray has resulted in nearly a century of recognition by animal rescues and welfare organizations and Fun Academy, as part of the film’s theatrical release, partnered with more than 90 regional and national animal organizations across all 50 states to shine a light on the human-animal bond and the amazing things adopted animals can do when given a chance in life.


About Sgt. Stubby: An American Hero … With the “War to End all Wars” looming, the life of Army “doughboy” Robert Conroy (Lerman) is forever changed when a little stray dog with a stubby tail wanders into a training camp in New Haven, Conn.  Conroy gives his new friend a meal, a name, a family and the chance to embark on an adventure that would define a century.

Narrated by Robert’s sister Margaret (Bonham Carter), Stubby and his new best friend quickly find themselves in the trenches of France. Befriended by French poiluSoldier Gaston Baptiste (Depardieu), Stubby accompanies the duo along their epic journey through harsh conditions and incredible acts of courage.

For valorous actions above and beyond his small stature, Stubby is recognized as the most decorated dog in history and the first dog promoted to the rank of Sergeant in the U.S. Army, showing the world that the greatest heroes can come from the unlikeliest of places.

About the Real-Life Stubby … Before he was a hero, Stubby was homeless, unwanted, unwashed and unloved, scrounging for scraps on the streets of New Haven, Conn. in 1917 Until he was taken in by Private First Class Robert Conroy of the 102nd Infantry Regiment, 26th “Yankee” Division.

In France, Stubby saw frontline action in four offensives and 17 battles. He found wounded Soldiers, saved an entire company by alerting the men to don gas masks and even caught a German spy. After the recapture of Chateau-Thierry, the women of the town made him an embroidered jacket that would serve as Stubby’s uniform and display his numerous awards throughout the rest of his career.

His exploits made front-page news in the U.S. and earned him the rank of Sergeant, the first time an animal is recognized as having been promoted through combat. Returning home to a hero’s welcome, Stubby and Conroy toured the country leading victory parades and met three sitting U.S. presidents, among other honors.

About Fun Academy Motion Pictures: Fun Academy Motion Pictures is a Georgia-based film studio bringing innovative educational entertainment to audiences worldwide through partnerships with motion picture exhibitors. Fun Academy is a trademark of Fun Academy Incorporated – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fun Academy Media Group, Ltd., an Irish corporation – and is registered in the United States of America and the European Union.

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DEENKEE 3-in-1 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Giveaway

Sponsored By: DEENKEE

Hosted By: Love, Mrs. Mommy

Winner Will Receive:

DEENKEE 3-in-1 Robotic Vacuum Cleaner!

Product Details:
1. Auto-Clean + 4 Specialized Cleaning Modes, suitable for all floor type.
2. Up to 100 minutes Non-stop working.
3. Ultra-thin 3.15 inch Design Glides under Furniture.
4. BoostIQ™ Technology Maximizes Cleaning on Carpeting
5. A large 0.55L dustbox holds more dirt per clean to reduce the frequency of emptying.
  A robotic vacuum is a must in our home.  With 2 dogs and baby boy I would not be able to keep up with the cleaning if I did not have a little help.

Open To US entries and must be 18+ to enter

Giveaway Dates ~ 10/6 9:00 AM EST through 11/3 11:59PM EST
Disclosure: Love, Mrs. Mommy and all participating bloggers are not held responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill their prize obligations. This giveaway is in no way endorsed or sponsored by Facebook or any other social media site. The winner will be randomly drawn by Giveaway Tools and will be notified by email. Winner has 48 hours to reply before a replacement winner will be drawn. If you would like to participate in an event like this please contact LoveMrsMommy (at) gmail (dot) com.

Robo Alive Scary Spider #roboalive #ZURUtoys

RoBo Alive

When I saw the Robo Alive they had some really cute Dinosaurs, lizards, and snakes.  I never knew they also had Spiders.  Ok I have to be honest I am deathly afraid of spiders and my son knows this.  I don’t think this could have gotten any better for my son.

Robo Alive

He has been chasing me around the house with this guy or should I say gal and he is having the best time doing it. Normally I would have hid this from him so I was not getting scared all day long but with Halloween coming up this is a must in any house.

These RoBo Alive are very fast, very realistic looking and will crawl right at you lol. So, me being the awesome daughter I am made sure my son knew my mom was also afraid of spiders before she came over.

Robo Alive

Ok now it is fun for me too.  My son thinks this is one of the best things in the world.  He has been having so much fun with it and the dogs are not amused at all.

This spider has long creepy crawly legs and the body is even fuzzy. This comes with the spider and the instruction booklet.  As with any new toy make sure to read the instructions. This is a real-life robotic pet, but next time lets think T-Rex because this is terrifying.  Now if you do have a spider lover in the house and you are not so much a spider lover think of the ROBO ALIVE Spider for the Holidays.  It’s the best of both worlds.  Your kids will get their realistic Spider and even though you might get scared once and awhile it will not be as scary as them bringing home a surprise pet. Lol


I got this free in exchange for an honest review. This post may contain affiliate links

The Little Red Kit My First Period Kit

If you have a little girl in your life we all know one of the biggest dreads is their first period. How are you going to talk to them about it?  Will you have what they need when they need it? If you are not prepared then purchasing the My First Period Kit from Period Blog is a must in your house.

This kit comes with a reversable bag to keep your supplies in.  Two different types of pads for that time of month.  A booklet to have the hard conversation with your little one. For fun it also came with some really cute hair ties.

This time of your child’s life does not have to be embarrassing for them.  If you have a little one that really does not want to talk about it.  I suggest you don’t some people are just not comfortable about it.  Weather you have an open and happy to talk about it daughter or someone that just is not ready to talk. This kit can help answer their questions and maybe even a few for you.

This kit is perfect you can discuss it together or just give them the kit and booklet to read on their own.  After they ready it maybe they will be open for the conversation.

For the teens and pre-teens reading this sorry all we all have to suffer threw this once a month, its not always easy and its never fun but you will get threw it.  Make sure you are always open to talking with you doctor about any concerns or needs you may have.  This is normally and this too will pass.  Think of this as your annoying friend that comes to visit once a month.  You have to just deal with it and move on.

Check out the My First Period Kit here

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Highlights for Children State Of The Kid

Make sure to chech out Highlights for Kids tomorrow

speaks directly to kids about what matters most to them, because listening to children is one of the most important things adults can do!

Tomorrow at 1p EST, Highlights Magazine will unveil the results of its 10th annual State of the Kid Survey live on its Facebook page. The annual survey is the only one of its kind that speaks directly to children about what matters most to them.

We asked, kids answered, and now we’re ready to announce the results of our 10th annual State Of The Kid survey! Tune in to watch the results premier tomorrow, where our Editor in Chief will be sharing key insights we learned from kids and a child development expert will offer some great takeaways for parents and teachers!

Oregon Trail #oregontrail

Organ Trail

Do you remember playing Oregon Trail in school?  I always remember when it was our day for computers I was so excited.  I would play as long as they would let me.  I would even spend my lunch time in the computers lab to play a little longer.

Organ trail

Now you can play again with you kids in this awesome board game.  When it came we were so excited a piece of our childhood has finally come home.  Now I can play the game I love with my little guy.

Organ Trail

This is a “ competitive strategy board game with every wagon out for themselves. In addition, the new game is tile-based as players ford the trail, discovering a multitude of pathways with each gameplay. With 2 to 4 players, ages 14 and up, The Oregon Trail: Journey to Willamette Valley will require strategy and luck as players race and search for their fortune in the West.”.

When playing this game with my little guy he is on my team.  It’s a little complicated for him but he loves to play on my team and help me make the decisions.

“To start, players will receive a wagon, family members, some food, and a pistol for hunting. As the play progresses, players will endure dangerous terrain and deadly calamities. The object of the game is to complete the perilous journey while keeping as much money as possible to start your new life. However, if family members die along the way, their funeral arrangements will be deducted from the player’s total fortune.”

Oregon Trail is a Target Exclusive game.  Also a must for the Holiday season.  You all know there is nothing better then a game night in our home. During the holidays we like to have a lot more game nights.  The cold weather a nice fire some hot coco and a great game can make a night so much fun.  I love a strategy game.  It keeps my mind going with the fun.


We got this free in exchange for an honest review

PJ Mask Super Moon Rocket #JUSTPLAY

PJ Mask Just Play

Having a PJ Mask lover in thou house I know when ever anything come out it is a must have in our house.  So, when the new PJ Mask Super Moon Rocket came I knew I had to hide it from him till Christmas.  This is going to be one of the number one toys under the tree this year.

PJ Mask Just Play

This Great Pj Mask Super Moon HQ Rocket has so much for your little one to do they are going to be busy for hours.  It even comes with Gekko which my son loves.  Even better this year we moved and his new school mascot is a Gecko so he now loves him even more.  We don’t have to tell him the spelling is different right?

PJ Mask Just Play

You will get not only this light and sounds rocket, you also get Gekko and his space rover vehicle.

PJ Mask Just Play

It does need two AA batteries but no worries it comes with them.  Just remember to take it off trial mode after you open it.  We are going to throw this out there for all the parents, even better this package is easy to open.  You will not have to struggle to get the toys our for an hour.  I grabbed a pair of scissors and had it open and ready to play with in less than a minute.

PJ Mask Just Play

The front of the rocket has a place for each charter to sit comfortably.  Then when you push the side buttons a secret hatch opens that holds his rocket so Gekko can take off and be in the action in no time.

The PJ Mask Super Moon Rocket has legs that will fold up and a built-in handle so there is no problem taking this on the go.

PJ Mask Just Play

We got this in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions are my own.  This post may contain affiliate links

RainBoCoRns #rainbocorns #zuru #hottoy

ZURU Rainbowcorns

Omg it’s a RAINBOCORNS.  I have been collecting unicorns since I was born and I love rainbows so this was a must have in our home.  This is a surprise toy there are 12 different ones you can collect and every single one of them is way too cute for words. I had no idea before I got this there are different animal Unicorns so each one is a different animal that you will love.

ZURU Rainbowcorns          ZURU Rainbowcorns

Not only do you get a surprise unicorn but if you look at the bottom of the egg after you open it there is a little Boo-Boocorns to collect.  There are over 22 of these and even a very rare twins.  I got a cute Boo-Boo Hamster.  He is so cute and my new little buddy.

ZURU Rainbowcorns

It comes in what my son calls a unicorn egg.  Its an egg shape with an open spot in the top for the horn.  It has a Sequin Surprise so when you get your new best friend rub your hands over the heart sequin to reveal your new friend’s tummy.

ZURU Rainbowcorns

Now how cute is this, the heart in the tummy also comes out I put it in my hair and it was so cute.  The heart just snaps right back into the tummy.  I love that we got the ice Cream heart so cute and of course Ice Cream is my sons favorite.

ZURU Rainbowcorns       ZURU Rainbowcorns

Now I may sound like a mean mommy but I am keeping my Hipity, sorry little buddy this one is mine.  Hipity chills on the couch next to me and hangs out all day.  This one will not only make the perfect gift for your little one this year.  I am also throwing this out to my family I need all 12 in my life hint hint.

ZURU Rainbowcorns

I got this free in exchange for an honest review.  All opinions are my own and I am truly in LOVE.

ZURU Rainbowcorns

ZURU has a fantastic line of toys that your kids will love.

Check a few out click the picture below

5 Surprise       Smashers