Divergent Series gives us a look at Insurgent!

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Insurgent opens in theaters on March 20th 2015 and with that comes the buzz and excitement that surrounds it. Take a peek at some of the things Lionsgate-Summit Entertainment has to offer to help build the hype!

The Hunger Games, Mockingjay Part-1 Advance Tickets!

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The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 hits theaters on November 21st 2014. Advance tickets available today! If you have been anticipating the third installment of The Hunger Games franchise, Mockingjay Part 1, then you most likely have been waiting for today! Advance tickets hit sales today, and we are already seeing so much buzz about the new trailer as well as the advance sales.

DreamWorks How To Train Your Dragon 2 Blu-ray/DVD Giveaway

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Welcome to the Anything Goes Fall Giveaway Hop Event! 

Organized by The Simply Me Blog this event will be open from October 30 - November 11th! Several bloggers have joined together to bring you some amazing giveaways! Here at The Mommy Island you can enter for How To Train Your Dragon 2 On Blu-ray/DVD! The complete list of blog events can be found below.  Hop around and enter as many as you choose each prize is valued at $25 or more with an open theme! That means there will be something for everyone!

Splash Of Vibrant Color From Dansko Footwear

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I like to think of myself as a shades of fall type of person I go through phases where I really only like certain colors and this Fall to my own surprise I'm loving purple. I just keep finding things I love in shades of purple like this pair of two inch wedge heels from Dansko's Naples collection.

Divergent sequel Insurgent to be released in 3D!!!

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If you are a fan of Divergent the movie adapted from Veronica Roth's Divergent Series, then you will be excited for this amazing news about the wildly anticipated sequel Insurgent!
Insurgent, the second film from the Divergent book series from Veronica Roth will be released in the United States on March 20th 2015, and if you are anything like me, that day can not come fast enough.

Lionsgate-Summit Entertainment has decided to give us a little taste of what is to come through a series of 8 exclusive 3D posters of some of our favorite returning characters! Those posters are being released one at a time by MTV, Divergent, and Lionsgate onll their social medias. I have been a witness to the hype that has been building since yesterday, and have got to see the first posters be released, and can tell you...

In The Garage With #DawnBeyondTheSink

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I've been a long time fan of Dawn dish washing liquid. My mom always used Dawn when I was growing up and though I hate washing dishes I loved how many bubbles Dawn would make. Plus it was cool how long the soap would continue to work. Now at my own home we've used dawn to clean things around our house and it always works well, but recently I took Dawn Beyond The Sink and tried using it's grease cutting power on some projects in our garage.

Paige's Book Shelf: "The Hockey Saint" By: Howard Shapiro

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“The Hockey Saint” is written by critically acclaimed author Howard Shapiro. Illustration by: Marcia Inoue. Colored by: Andres Mossa. The Hockey Saint is a graphic novel. This book is a wonderful story about idolization and finding out that people are just people. Although this book is about a Hockey star and has themes and references to the sport, you don’t have to be a fan to enjoy it’s message.

Sing-Along With Your Favorite Birds From Rio2 Giveaway

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Don't want the Rio2 fun to end? Then your family is going to love singing along with all their favorite birds from Rio2! Dancing and singing their way into your heart again you'll be happy to shake your tail feathers and join in. Read more about this fun interactive Blu-ray and DVD combo plus enter for a chance to win a copy for your family. 

Hoppin' Halloween With NCircle Movie Giveaway

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Welcome to the Hoppin' Halloween Giveaway Hop!
This event was organized by MamaNYC and joined by several sites including The Mommy Island. I'm so excited to offer this fun family movie event for your to enter. Each event on this giveaway hop offers a prize valued at $25 or more! Don't Be Scared! Hop around to each blog and enter for lots of cool prizes!

Parenting For The Digital Age {Book + Amazon Giveaway}

Hosted by Momma Lew and sponsored by Bill Ratner, Author of Parenting For the Digital Age

Parenting For The Digital Age Giveaway! 

Parents today have a hard job of balancing and censoring how the media is affecting our children. Bill Ratner talks candidly about his decisions to unplug from and get back to what is important: human relationships. Is your family struggling to connect? Perhaps this book will be the catalyst for deeper bonds in your home! Read on to learn more about this book and enter the event. 

Gamer's Paradise: Call Of Duty Advanced Warfare Bundle Giveaway

Unlock your inner Hero!
Enter to win a Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Pro Edition Bundle!
Organized by The Link Fairy and joined by several amazing blogs! 

Are you a gamer? Ring in the cooler weather with a bit of video game action! We love gaming at our house of course the Booper is way too young for Call of Duty, but he loves to play his own games like Mario Kart. If you or your spouse or friends love to get your game on then this event is going to make you smile! Enter to win the latest in the Call Of Duty line and save yourself the standing in line on release day. One lucky winner will win the new, Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare Atlas Pro Edition for the gaming console of their choice! This action ready bundle includes everything you'll need to wage war and then some.

Jif To Go Dippers Makes An Easy After School Snack

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I get grouchy when I'm hungry. There just comes a certain time when I need to eat or my mood is affected. The Booper is no different kids can get grouchy when they're hungry and it seems in our house the worst timing is while I'm actually making supper. Anyone else have that problem? I'm standing at the stove and he walks in asking for food and the thirty minute wait for food is just too long. I need something fast for him and something handy so I can finish what I'm doing. I reach for the new Jif To Go Dippers. These handy packs are great for on the go, but also for those moments when if I don't feed him right then both of our moods are going to change. 

October Fun: Decorating With Pumpkins

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Fall is one of my favorite times during the year, I love all the fall colors and decorating during this time is so much fun. The Booper and I have been having a blast decorating together. I call him my Pumpkin head kid. Have you ever called your kids your pumpkins? I used to always call my niece and nephew pumpkin heads as a term of endearment. I just love their round faces so much and there's something about pumpkins that makes me so happy. Around our house we don't necessarily celebrate Halloween in the way some people do. We do dress up, and we do sit on our porch and pass out candy but I don't really buy into all the creepy parts of the celebration. We just decorate for fall so that even after October thirty-first our decor can stay up. How do you decorate for Halloween? Would $3000 help you buy all the supplies you would need? Read more about our craft ideas and find out how you can enter the Coupons.com Halloween Creepstakes!

$125 Target Gift Card Giveaway Sponsored By E.L.P.H.

Welcome to the ELPH Band Giveaway Event!
Organized by Mom Powered Media and sponsored by ELPH Band!
Mom Powered Media, ELPH Band, and fantastic group of amazing bloggers have come together to bring you this event, just in time for Halloween. Do you worry about your child's safety when you're out and about? Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were separated from your child in a crowded place? ELPH Band might be just the thing you've been wanting to help give you some peace of mind. Read on about our sponsor and enter for this useful prize pack!

Treat Your Kids With Hog Wild Toys {Giveaway Hop}

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You know how much we love toys around our house! We've had a blast during the last dog days of Summer enjoying the fun toys we received from Hog Wild Toys. The Booper thought they were for him, but honestly I couldn't wait to try out the Atomic Shield Popper myself. With rapid-fire action who wouldn't want to test their aiming skills with this cool toy? Read on about all the fun we had with our new toys and enter for a chance to win them for you or your kids!

Hank Book Set- All Treats , No Tricks Giveaway

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Welcome to the first annual "All Treats, No Tricks" Giveaway Hop, brought to you by The Hopping Bloggers and Up All Night Blogging! We are a group of bloggers that specialize in giveaway hops - so stay with us and you will have many chances to win some amazing prizes! Here at The Mommy Island I'm giving a fun book set for young readers! Each blogger participating in this hop has a giveaway with a prize value of at least $15 - mine is valued at over $30! Be sure to visit them all since there is no limit to how many prizes you can win! Good Luck and Have Fun!

Cherished Pet Farewell Kit Giveaway

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Welcome to the first annual "Fight Like a Girl" Blog Hop! 
Brought to you by Blogging, Freebies &Giveaways
along with Up All Night Blogging
We are a community of bloggers that love throwing giveaways and bringing you amazing prizes! Each blogger on the list below has a minimum value of $10 but most giveaways exceed that limit! Be sure to "hop" along to each blog and enter to win some amazing prizes there is no limit to how many prizes you can win! Share and let your friends in on the fun! After entering my event hop along through the list and get all your entries, be sure to come back daily for more chances to win. 
Thank you for stopping by and Good luck!

Fall Harvest Family Movie Night Giveaway

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Welcome to the Fall Harvest Hop Event! 

Organized by LeahSay's Views and Planet Weidknecht events hosted by several bloggers and each is a value of at least $25! 

The event will run Oct 15th - 25th. If you're wanting to plan a fun movie night for the whole family then you're in luck! I'm excited to offer the Blu-ray and DVD copy of Earth To Echo! Please take the time to visit each of the blogs listed in the linky below and enter for their prizes as well as this one. Good Luck!

Best Of Me: Novel To Movie Giveaway

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If love were easy you might not get the chance to experience the joy of love conquering all! Nicholas Sparks has done it again. He's written a novel to make readers swoon as the two character navigate the twists and turns of life to try to find their way back to each other's arms. Will Dawson and Amanda find a way back to the love lost or was it ever lost at all? Read more about this novel adapted for the big screen and enter for "The Best of Me" prize package! If you're a reader and want more ways to win be sure to enter all the events listed below my giveaway on the link up.

Celebrate Breastfeeding Giveaway

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Welcome to the Great Mama's Milk Giveaway coordinated by Measuring Flower
This is a HUGE giveaway event that will be awarding two lucky winners some amazing breastfeeding and pumping supplies with a total value of more than $1,400! I remember how expensive it was to rent an electric pump when the Booper was a baby. After having my C-section I had lots of trouble trying to breastfeed but I was thankful to have great products at my disposal to help me give him breast milk for the first few months. Whether you're a breastfeeding mom or you know someone who would benefit from these amazing products make sure to enter and share with friends!

Mommy Must-Haves Pattern LA Giveaway

Welcome To The Pattern LA Diaper Bag Giveaway! 
I'm delighted to bring you this event along with The Kids Did It and joined by several amazing sites. We're excited to share with you this fashionable event offering the Transitional Diaper Bag from Pattern LA as the Grand Prize plus FIVE lucky second place winners will win one of the TT Essentials Cosmetic Bags! These Mommy Must-Haves are all the rage! Moms everywhere have loathed the days of overpacking a purse and not being able to find their necessities when they reach in. Now you can have all the fashion and all the function in one fabulous bag-Pattern's Transitional Diaper Bag! Read more about this trendy company that's loved by celebrity moms and join the moms who already love Pattern LA!

Flat Out Of Heels Giveaway

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Welcome To The Flat Out Of Heels Giveaway! 
After Paige had the opportunity to review these feet saving flats we are thrilled to offer our readers the chance to win a pair! Flat Outs come in a variety of designs and colors to keep you stylish even when you're out late and the heels come off! 

Adorable Moments Playing With GoGo My Walkin' Pup #ChosenByKids

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When invited to check out all the toys at Walmart's Toyland we couldn't resist the chance to discover some new toys. My faithful sidekick the Booper was of course with me as usual. He loves to tag along with mom especially when that means playing with toys! We had a fun time discussing his holiday shopping list. He pointed out several new Mario themed toys which is one of his favorite games, but we were on the hunt for a special new friend to bring home. Our mission was to bring home the FurReal Friends Get Up And GoGo My Walkin' Pup Pet. She was easy to spot our local Walmart was well stocked with a full end cap to pick from. The Booper grabbed the first pup within arms reach and he was ready to go.

2014 Fall Fashionista Giveaway Hop

The Fall Fashionista Giveaway Event is hosted by The Chief Blonde at Still Blonde After All These Years  and Katy from  ModlyChic.  All Fashion! Only FASHION event! Largest Fashion Giveaway event on the internet with $26,000+ in prizes, 100+ participating blogs and 3/4 million entries. Each individual blog has a minimum of $125 prize! You're not going to want to miss this! Enter my event below for a chance to win two pairs of shoes from White Mountain Shoes! 

New Grey Boots From White Mountain Shoes

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When it comes to Fall Fashion one word comes to my mind - BOOTS! I love having a great pair of boots for the new season, and White Mountain has a great selection. I had so many favorites as I scrolled through their site looking for the right pair. From high boots to short booties White Mountain is the place to go for updating your boots for the season.

Fashion And Comfort On-the-Go With Flatout Footwear!

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If you are a girl and your on the go, and fashion on your feet is what you want to show, or if high heels just don’t treat you fair, then you should pick up some adorable, flexible Flatout footwear!

There's No Shame When You #DropYourPants For #Underwareness

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Being in my early thirties I experienced bladder leakage back when I was pregnant with the Booper. In my last trimester I joked that there wasn't any room left for my bladder he was taking up all the space. Laughing or sneezing suddenly gave me a new fear that I might lose control of my bladder. This is something I would usually only talk about with close friends, so pull up a chair we're about to become friends today! As many of you might know, as a child I suffered from a kidney disease that had many symptoms one of them happened to be loss of bladder control. I remembered thinking I couldn't wait for the day when I would grow out of that issue. When it started happening again while I was pregnant I realized that people of all ages can lose control of their bladder for so many different reasons, but it's nothing to be ashamed of. Plus- there's some really easy solutions to keep from having an embarrassing moment.

Retro Gaming Prize Package

Welcome to the Retro Gaming Event! 
Organized by A Medic's World and Sponsored by Innex Inc.
So you love gaming and dropped by to see what all buzz was about huh? Well, thanks for stopping by, and thanks to all the other wonderful bloggers like myself who are sharing this event for you to have a chance to win this awesome vintage gaming trio. You can play NES, SNES, and Genesis games on the console system itself, and with the included cartridge adapter, you can also play GBA (Game Boy Advanced) games using the SNES slot as well. Bring those old favorites out of the shoebox in your closet and start playing the classics again. 

Your Purse Can Make A Difference-Find Out How!

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Did you know? Domestic violence affects one in four women in her lifetime – that’s more women than breast cancer, ovarian cancer and lung cancer combined. This is a serious subject and like the proverbial elephant in the room it's sometimes very hard to bring up the topic. Why is that? Does it ever seem like you might need an ice breaker to open the discussion? The Allstate Foundation saw a need for an easy way to spread awareness and it's as simple as the Purple Purse campaign. Allstate Foundation Purple Purse aims to break the cycle of violence in our nation – one family at a time.

Camp In Style With The Sit n' Sip Giveaway

Welcome to the Sit N Sip Camping Stool Sweepstakes!
Organized by A Medic's World with Sponsor The Pink Monogram and shared by several amazing sites including The Mommy Island. Haven't you wished sometimes that you had something that could store all those wonderful cold drinks you like to carry with you, and have something you can sit on at the same time? We are so excited to offer you the chance to win the Sit n Sip Camping Stool! Available in Black or Camouflage, with your choice of monogram personalization in your selection of thread color, you can make this yours, or personalize it to become a gift for someone, Christmas is just around the corner!

The Best Of Me Coming To Theaters October 17th

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Love stories can sometimes take many twists and turns and if anyone knows how to navigate those turns and how to twist a romantic tale it's Nicholas Sparks. The beloved novel The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks will soon be played out on screen! You'll swoon as the story of Dawson and Amanda comes close to real life love by conquering time and loss to discover a love that brings them back together. How will their story end? Watch The Best of Me to find out. Need a peek at the movie now? Watch the trailer below and learn more.

Photographer's Dream Canon PowerShot Giveaway

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BuyDig.com Canon PowerShot SX510 HS 12.1 MP Digital Camera Bundle. #HolidayGiveaway
Are you the family photographer? If your family has nominated you as the in-house paparazzi then this event is for you! I'm so excited to join Night Helper Blog in sharing this giveaway for a Canon PowerShot Digital Camera! One lucky winner will be ready for the upcoming holidays with this awesome prize bundle.

Tablet or Cash World Wide Giveaway

7 inch Android Tablet (i-Techie) Giveaway

This giveaway is organized by Filipino Recipes PinoyRecipe.net and Sponsored by Bacolod City Guide and hosted by  Pinoy Desserts PingDesserts.comTech News PhBacolod Bloggers and Smoothies Cocktails Recipes along with several amazing sites including The Mommy Island. Could you use some cash? How about $80 to spend however you wish?  This event is open World-Wide offering one lucky winner the i-Techie 7" Android 4.2 8GB Wi-Fi Tablet A-88 (White) or Paypal Cash US$80.00 ( if you live outside Philippines)

Kandoo Frozen Costume Giveaway

Halloween is nearly here, and there's nothing like taking a cute picture of your little cutie in their costume. Kids love to dress up and get into character so I'm teaming up with Kandoo and some of my favorite bloggers on Instagram to co-host an epic Frozen Halloween costume giveaway.

The Toys #ChosenByKids This Holiday

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A child's holiday shopping list can be the length of about ten football fields just ask the Booper! His holiday list includes about everything in the toy section at Walmart, but if you pay attention he has a few that he remembers even when we're at home. Having his short list of the top toys he really really wants helps me to shop smart and to keep our house from exploding with too many toys. This year Walmart is hosting fun toy events called Holiday Toyland where your child can interact with this season's hottest toys #chosenbykids and become an Official Toy Tester!
These fun toy events are happening at Walmart locations across the US, so visit their site to find a location near you and start making your holiday shopping list for your kids by including the toys they want most! Then you can look forward to seeing their excited and shocked faces when they open their new favorite toy!

Paige's Book Shelf: "The Girl in Black Pajamas" by Chris Birdy

I received this book to review through Beck Valley Books Book Tours, all the opinions above are 100% my own.

Hello Readers we have another fun book tour for you to follow! This is the sequel to author Chris Birdy's first book The Girl in White Pajamas so read Paige's review and follow as each reader shares their thoughts about The Girl In Black Pajamas - plus enter the giveaway for a chance to win!  
Bogie McGruder returns to Boston! This tale of murder, revenge and greed takes the reader on a whirlwind trip from Boston to Palm Beach and back. Buckle your seatbelt!

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