Movies & Entertainment

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Big Hero 6 #Film Friday

With the creative minds behind such sweet, fun, and classic Disney animated movies such as “Winnie the Pooh,” “Bolt,” and “Tangled,” “Big Hero 6″ is a film inspired by the Marvel comics of the same name and features comic-book style action. “With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, “Big Hero 6” is (Continue Reading…);

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The Hundred-Foot Journey – #Foodie Friday – Omelette Aux Fines Herbes

I am excited to be bringing you weekly recipes, so far anyways, to bring awareness to the DreamWorks picture The Hundred-Foot Journey, starring the fabulous Helen Mirren.  This film sounds fantastic and looks amazing.  Here is a little quote telling what the picture is about and then you’ll find the terrific recipe of the week. (Continue Reading…);

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New Guardians of the Galaxy Posters

I’ll be honest, I am new to Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy and don’t know much about the characters, but find them intriguing.  Here is what the press release had to say about them:  “Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” finds space adventurer Peter Quill the object of a bounty hunt after stealing an orb coveted (Continue Reading…);

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Giveaways

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Waffles & Honey Jewelry Gift Card Giveaway – 12/15

  Welcome to the WAFFES & HONEY Jewelry Gift Card Giveaway! Sponsored by Waffles & Honey Hosted by Mom Blog Society and Moms & Crafters One winner will receive a $75 gift card toward Waffles & Honey. The necklace pictured is one of many items you can get with it! Or you can upgrade your prize (Continue Reading…);

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Chromebook Giveaway by BuyDig – 12/14

Welcome to the Chromebook Giveaway sponsored by BuyDig.com   Swanky Point of View is delighted to partner with Mom Blog Society and some terrific bloggers on behalf of BuyDig.com to bring you this wonderful Chromebook giveaway.  Read below to learn more and good luck! Every year, out of their amazing generosity BuyDig.com offers an amazing giveaway sweepstakes, (Continue Reading…);

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Razor Scooter Giveaway – 12/12

  Welcome to the Razor Scooter & Rides Giveaway Sponsored by: Razor Hosted by: Mom Blog Society and Adventures of the Mommy Homemaker Razor Pocket Mod The Hottest Ride On The Block The Pocket Mod™ gives young girls with a passion for fashion a stylish set of wheels that is sure to turn heads. Vintage (Continue Reading…);

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Reviews

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BoneFish Grill #HelloNewMenu Review

          Last week, we had an opportunity to visit the Algonquin, Illinois, Bonefish Grill, a chain of casual dining seafood resturants. Recently, the chain introduced a new menu that focuses on “Fresh Choices. Innovative Flavors.” We made reservations for 7pm on a Sunday evening and were promptly taken to our table (Continue Reading…);

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NewAir Water Dispenser Review

NewAir contacted me recently about reviewing one of their products. I had the choice of their ice makers or water dispensers. I chose the NewAir WCD-200W Water Dispenser, drawn to the fact that it has a hot water function and knowing it would be great this winter for quick cocoa and easy cup-a-soups for the (Continue Reading…);

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Branson, Missouri – It’s Fun For the Whole Family! @ExploreBranson @SDCAttractions

We recently received the opportunity to travel to Branson, Missouri as part of a travel review for a weekend excursion trip.  It was just a short trip, but it was a fun-filled, action-packed trip, and one that delighted the whole family. Our first evening, we had been driving for nearly ten hours and we were (Continue Reading…);

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Travel

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Branson, Missouri – It’s Fun For the Whole Family! @ExploreBranson @SDCAttractions

We recently received the opportunity to travel to Branson, Missouri as part of a travel review for a weekend excursion trip.  It was just a short trip, but it was a fun-filled, action-packed trip, and one that delighted the whole family. Our first evening, we had been driving for nearly ten hours and we were (Continue Reading…);

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Check out our Review of The Six Show in Branson, MO – @sixshow @ExploreBranson

The Six Show at the Mickey Gilley Theater (www.thesixshow.com) is performed by the Knudson Brothers, who have been singing together as a group since the 1970’s.  The tagline for their Branson show is “SIX Voices  Zero Instruments ALL Music,” but their style is not acapella in the traditional sense.  What makes this show unique is (Continue Reading…);

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Shopping In Paris – The Hidden Galleries

Paris is all about shopping, and over the years many galleries and shopping arcades have been built. During the late 18th century a maze of hidden passages were built across the city, and although many of them have fallen into disrepair and have been demolished, others have been lovingly restored. Here are some that have (Continue Reading…);

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Fashion

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Jord Wood Watch Review

Several months ago, a representative of Jord contacted me about doing a review for their wood watches.  My initial reaction was, to be honest, “meh.”  The mere thought of a wooden watch just brought images to mind of heavy, clunky, bulky, rather plain watches. I just set aside the email for review at a later (Continue Reading…);

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Music Meets Fashion: Best Dressed Guitarists

Music Meets Fashion:  Best Dressed Guitarists It seems any aspiring musician in a band these days has to think of themselves as a package. Gone are the days where the music is king; there has been a collision of music and fashion. Esquire magazine even has a ‘how to’ guide to dressing as a rockstar (Continue Reading…);

Fancy Dress: Fails and Wins {Guest Post}

For those of you just emerging from a month-long concussion, Halloween and New Year’s Eve are over. That means we’re spared the embarrassment of watching grown men and women don ironic costumes for another year (or until Stella from accounts throws her annual ‘Valentine’s Day Fancy Dress’ embarrass-a-thon). Yet, despite what your horrified senses may (Continue Reading…);

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Pets

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5 Tips for Traveling with Pets {Guest Post}

License: Creative Commons The key to traveling with pets is planning the trip in advance. There are a number of ways to ensure the trip goes smoothly. Nobody wants to take care of a sick dog on vacation. In addition, proper paperwork and planning can help to ensure success. Listed below are five tips to (Continue Reading…);

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If Your Pets Could Tweet During Your Travels

What if your pets can tweet their complaints away when traveling with you? Most choose to bring their pets along with them. This gives them a light-hearted feeling that is enough to make them withstand the irritating traffics and body-numbing long trips. In as much as you are all prepped up for road adventure, you (Continue Reading…);

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Furry Friends – What Pet Should You Choose For Your Home?

Just moved and settled into a new home and/or wanting some more company? Though many Western societies have seen changes in their social demographics and living standards, one thing has remained relatively constant: the value they place on having pets. But when it comes to pets, which one should you choose for your home? Of (Continue Reading…);

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In the Home

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NewAir Water Dispenser Review

NewAir contacted me recently about reviewing one of their products. I had the choice of their ice makers or water dispensers. I chose the NewAir WCD-200W Water Dispenser, drawn to the fact that it has a hot water function and knowing it would be great this winter for quick cocoa and easy cup-a-soups for the (Continue Reading…);

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Midnight Velvet Comforter Giveaway Event (up to $125) @ShopMV #MVFabBloggers – August 13

Disclosure:  Today’s discussion is brought to you by Midnight Velvet.  This is a Fashionista Event.   I received a product sample from Midnight Velvet so that I may give a fair and honest review of their product.  All opinions are my own and do not represent other bloggers in this event or promoting this giveaway (Continue Reading…);

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Alternative Uses for Salt that Could Save You Money – Cool Life Hacks!

Alternative Uses for Salt that Could Save You Money Salt can be used for so much more than cooking in the kitchen. You will be amazed at all the amazing things salt can do! Check out these cool life hacks for salt that could save you money. Is that old broom ready for a replacement? (Continue Reading…);

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