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Review: The Maze Runner


Even though summer is over, the movie dates with my amazing sons continue. Last Sunday’s movie of choice – The Maze Runner. The younger twin read this book last year and hasn’t stopped pestering everyone he knows to read it – including me and his brother.  We didn’t read it yet (oops) but couldn’t resist going to see it anyway, breaking my “Read the book before seeing the movie” personal rule. And I’m so glad we didn’t wait! Read the rest of this entry

Preparing to Go to the Movies


When a new movie comes out, do you prepare to attend it or just head on out to the theater and hope for the best? I used to be carefree about my movie attendance but once I had kids I needed to be sure I was making informed decisions. So, here are five websites to visit before you head out to the movies…with or without kids!

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Review: How to Train Your Dragon 2


Have I made it clear how much I LOVE summer movie dates with my boys? Seriously – it’s the best time! And during the summer there are so many more options to see and something to make us all happy. This last mother/sons date was to see How to Train Your Dragon 2 – and I loved it! Read the rest of this entry

Review: X-MEN: Days of Future Past


[For reference, I wrote this post in May…and forgot to post it. Oops!!]

I took my two favorite young men on a date Saturday night – to see the newest X-Men. They really are the best guys to see movies with – I get to control the popcorn, they laugh in the right places, they had intensity to the drama by sitting on the edge of their seats or gasping in surprise, and they always talk to me for hours after the movie.

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Review: Captain America, The Winter Soldier


Two weeks late, but I finally got to see the new Captain America movie. Oh…and I took the boys along with me. 😉

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