Did you know this Saturday (April 26) is National Pretzel Day? To be honest, until recently, I didn’t even know there was a special day for pretzels. My family loves pretzels. Every day is pretzel day at our house. As part of the National Pretzel Day celebration, I’m giving away a Break Happy kit on my dad blog. Thank you Rold Gold! The prize pack consists of six bags of Pretzel Thins, a $25 iTunes gift card, jasmine-scented soy candle and a break happy inspirational poster.
Wholesale Halloween Costumes sent me a Cleopatra costume for review on my dad blog. I’m not into cross dressing, so I had my wife try on the costume instead. That was a good decision because my wife looks stunning in the Cleopatra costume. The costume fits well. However, my wife said the belt was too big. But I’m sure that’s easy to fix with a piece of velcro. We both loved the cape, but it was a bit weird having the ends attached to the wrists. On the other hand, it was neat to see the cape spread out when she lifted her arms. We both think the costume looks good. But now we need to get some accessories like a staff, jeweled arm bands and maybe a wig.
Sol Republic [Facebook | Twitter] recently launched their new Relays video. The music video features the song Ladies Night by Run DMT (free song download link coming soon). To help promote the video, I’m giving away a set of Relays headphones. Relays is a crossover headphone. Whether you’re running for a train or training for a run, you can enjoy the fit of a sports headphone with all the sound and style you need to keep up with you all day, no matter what you’re doing.
Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment sent me the latest Thomas DVD for review on my dad blog. The new title is Thomas & Friends: Railway Mischief. As the title suggests, the episodes on the DVD has a mischievous theme to them. But to be honest, it seems like Thomas and his friends are alway getting into trouble. Thomas & Friends: Railway Mischief is available now on DVD, Digital HD and Video On Demand. It has a list price of $14.98, but you can currently purchase it on Amazon for $9.86.
Good morning, parents. It’s Easter weekend and I get to deal with a leaky roof. Before I get started on my roof, I have three winner announcements. But first, here are the current sweepstakes running on my blogs.
- Spider-man 2 Sweepstake (dad blog, Washington and Oregon only, ends 4/23)
- VO5 Giveaway (dad blog, ends 4/24)
- Happy Birthday Barney Giveaway (dad blog, ends 4/25)
Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment sent me the Thomas & Friends: Trouble on the Tracks DVD for review on my dad blog. As usual, the stories take place on the Island of Sodor. My five-year old preschooler liked the new DVD even though his interest has shifted from trains to superheroes. Thomas & Friends: Trouble on the Tracks is available now at Walmart on DVD, Digital HD and Video on Demand. It has a list price of $14.98.
Thanks to Lionsgate and HIT Entertainment, I’m giving away the new Barney DVD on my dad blog. The latest title is called Barney: Happy Birthday Barney. As you can tell by the title, it has a birthday theme. In fact, it’s Barney’s birthday. Barney: Happy Birthday Barney is available now on DVD, digital and video on demand. It has a list price of $9.98. However, Amazon is currently selling the DVD for $5. That’s a really good price.
I received the new Alberto VO5 Men’s 3-in-1 products for review and giveaway on my dad blog. As the name suggests, the new line is a three in one product that combines shampoo, conditioner and body wash in one bottle. I tried it, and I have to admit it’s a little strange to use a shampoo to wash my body. But after I got use to it, I think it’s a great idea for saving space. Why have three bottles in your shower, when you only need one?
My son and I are looking forward to seeing The Amazing Spider-man 2 (Sony Pictures). It looks like the movie is packed with OsCorp villains. The film will open in theaters on May 2nd. To kick things off, I’m giving a prize pack to two lucky readers of my dad blog. The prize pack consists of a Spider-man t-shirt, mask and poster. Sorry the sweepstake is limited to Washington and Oregon only.
The kids and I watched The Nut Job over the weekend. The animated movie is about a squirrel who only thinks about himself. He accidentally blows up the winter’s food supply at a park, and is then exiled by the other animals. This is one of those movies that will appeal mainly with kids. For parents, I suggest sticking around for the end credits. There is a fun scene at the end that will entertain adults and children. The Nut Job (Universal Studios Home Entertainment) is available now in Digital HD. It will be available on Blu-ray and DVD tomorrow (April 15th). Continue reading to learn five things about The Nut Job.