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  • Armadillo Stroller

    Baby’s On The Way—Be Prepared!

    Congrats soon to be parents! You are expecting a sweet babe who will light up your life and is going turn your world upside down! You have that expectant parent glow and are seeing the world through rose colored glasses, but you are also probably stressed about what to buy in terms of baby gear to be ready for the new arrival, who is about to take over your world.

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    DohVinci Back to School Celebration

    Hi, it’s Jessica from Everyday Party Magazine, and I am thrilled to share my Back to School celebration using DohVinci products!

  • Guardians Of The Galaxy

    In Theaters, Guardians of the Galaxy

    Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is an action-packed, Science-Fiction adventure.

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    Preview: LEGO Ninjago Nindroids

    LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids is an action-adventure game based on the first five episodes of the animated series “Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu.”

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    Skylanders Premium Toy Line “Eon’s Elite”

    Last week during a panel at San Diego Comic-Con, there was an exciting announcement about a new Skylanders premium toy line called, “Eon’s Elite.”

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    Box Office, Hercules No Match for Lucy

    Two of the new movies battling for the top spot on the Box Office list were Lucy and Hercules.

  • Cake Boss

    Recipe: The Cake Boss’ White Chocolate Birthday Popcorn

    To the world I’m known as The Cake Boss, but at home I’m Dad. I absolutely love celebrating my kids’ birthdays and it should come as no surprise that food is a focal point at any Valastro party. In case you don’t know, my wife Lisa and I have four amazing kids: Sofia, Buddy Jr., Marco, and Carlo and a very large extended famiglia. Needless to say, we celebrate a lot of birthday parties.

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    Box Office, Apes Hold The Top Spot

    Three new movies from three of the most popular genres – Horror, Family-friendly Animated and Comedy – opened over the weekend, but non of them were able to take the #1 spot from Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes.

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    In Theaters, Planes: Fire And Rescue

    A new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft.

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    Trailers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the 2014 reboot, finds New York City in peril as Shredder and his Foot Clan control everything with an iron grip.