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Free Printable Father’s Day Cards – The Lion King

The Lion King will be released in theaters on Sept 16 for a limited time in an all new 3-D version and then go to Blu-ray & Blu-ray 3D on Oct 4 for the first time ever.  In celebration of the all new 3-D version and in honor of Father’s Day, here are complimentary “Lion King” Father’s Day cards for you to print!

The Lion King Father’s Day Card 1

The Lion King Father’s Day Card 2

The Lion King Father’s Day Card 3

About the Lion King:

An unforgettable story, breathtaking animation, beloved characters and award-winning music sets the stage for “The Lion King”, a Disney classic that follows the adventures of Simba, the feisty lion cub who “just can’t wait to be king.” But his envious Uncle Scar has plans for his own ascent to the throne, and he forces Simba’s exile from the kingdom.

Alone and adrift, Simba soon joins the escapades of a hilarious meerkat named Timon and his warmhearted warthog pal, Pumbaa. Adopting their carefree lifestyle of “Hakuna Matata,” Simba ignores his real responsibilities until he realizes his destiny and returns to the Pride Lands to claim his place in the “Circle of Life.”

The all-star vocal talents—including Matthew Broderick, Nathan Lane, Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons, Ernie Sabella, Jonathan Taylor Thomas, Robert Guillaume, Cheech Marin and Moira Kelly—rip-roaring comedy and uplifting messages of courage, loyalty and hope make this a timeless tale for all ages. Produced by Don Hahn and directed by Roger Allers and Rob Minkoff from a script by Irene Mecchi, Jonathan Roberts and Linda Woolverton, “The Lion King” is rated G by the MPAA.

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Are We There Yet? Plush Toys & More from Aurora Plus Giveaway!

Summer is here and that means for some of us it is Road Trip Time! Luckily, there are some companies out there that really think of kids when it comes to travel and Aurora World Inc just happens to be one of them.

Recently, Aurora introduced their “Are We There Yet” line which features plush toys, backpacks, neck rests and “My Name Is” ID tags – the line is based on Aurora’s popular monkey character Cheeky Charlie and his jungle buddies.

The collection features Cheeky Charlie and Gerome the Giraffe bean-filled plush(11.5”, MSRP: $11); Cheeky and Gerome “Keep Me Comfy” Neck Rests (10”, MSRP: $13); and four fully functional “By My Side” Backpacks (Cheeky, Gerome, Lion and Panda; 12”, MSRP: $17). Kessler says, “Parents will appreciate the precious ‘My Name Is’ ID Tags (MSRP: $6), available in a six style assortment including monkey, giraffe, lion, shark, panda and gator. Each has a clip for hanging on a belt loop or backpack.

We received Gerome the Giraffe Neck Rest and the gator ‘My Name Is’ ID Tag.

I can say that seriously, I want to use the Gerome Neck Rest! But it is the perfect size for a child’s head so that when they are traveling, by train, by plane, or by car, they can easily rest their pretty little necks without being uncomfortable!

The My Name Is’ ID Tags are so adorable too. I think using these on a child’s backpack, luggage, belt loop, etc., gives a child a sense of ownership in addition to being useful and cute!

Buy it!

You can buy any of the Aurora “Are We There Yet” collection and more on their e-commerce site Aurora Gift.

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One of my lucky readers will win one of the My Name Is’ ID Tags!

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Looking for a Special Father’s Day Gift? Then Check out The Red Envelope

Wow, in no time at all Father’s Day will be here – It is seriously right around the corner! Sometime Dads are hard to shop for. I know my Dad is. Not that he is picky, but because I want to get him something he will enjoy, something he will remember, something he will use because he means the world to me and I want to show him!

Have you seen the Father’s Day Gifts at The Red Envelope? If not, head on over there because I know you will find something for that special Dad in your life.

Have you seen the Circle of Life Necklace? I got this for my husband.

“Just like dad, there’s more to this sterling-silver pendant than meets the eye. At first glance, it appears to be embellished with a simple graphic design. On closer inspection, a quote is revealed: “A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.” Exclusively from Red Envelope.”

  • brushed sterling-silver pendant
  • brown faux-suede cord
  • lobster clasp closure
  • necklace measures 20”L, adjustable to 22”L
  • pendant measures approximately 7/8”

The Red Envelope has a wide variety of gifts under 50.00 for men that would make perfect Father’s Day Gifts. From bbq items, to brewing kits, to barware, to cufflinks, jewelry, travel items, gadgets, and tasty treats, you would be hard pressed not to find something perfect for your Father at the Red Envelope.

I also really liked this Sliders Burger Set.

“Make a splash at the next barbeque party with these fun mini-burger sliders. Our set includes a triple slider burger press for the perfect size sliders, one bun cutter and a nine slider grill basket for easy grilling. Turn all nine mini-burger sliders with one flip. A great spin on the traditional burger, these trendy mini-burger sliders make a delicious appetizer. Get creative with all kinds of different toppings for a gourmet twist.”

  • sliders burger set includes:
      • triple slider burger press for the perfect size sliders (mini burgers)
      • one bun cutter for perfect size slider buns
      • nine slider, non-stick metal grilling basket with rosewood handle for easy grilling; turn all with one flip
  • bun cutter: 2.5” diam
  • grilling basket: 18” x 8.8” x 0.8”
  • burger press: 3” x 9”

Although I think would be a great gift for Father’s Day, I know I would like it any day of the year!

So if you are looking for a unique, affordable Father’s Day gift, head on over to The Red Envelope – I am sure they can hook you up!

Plus, check out The Red Envelope on Facebook for special savings. Right now they have 20% off for all their fans!

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Nathans & Bruster’s Coupons For June

You know you want them…Brusters Coupons!

At Brusters - Buy a Cake and Get 3.00 off or Get a FREE Pint of Ice Cream!

Buy a Nathans Combo, get the other one half off!

Click here for coupons!

 

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I Am Begging You To Give Me a Ticket!

Isn’t that what these cars are saying?

Cars not obeying traffic laws

“Police Officer, please give me a ticket because either I cannot read or I just don’t care about the laws!”

Cars not obeying traffic laws

If I was a police officer, I would be all over this road.

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Breaking News! According to her housemates the Pedigree Ambassador is a Diva!

As a Pedigree Ambassador, Chloe has been pacing the fence telling all the neighborhood dogs all about the benefits of Pedigree Dog Food. There seems to be a problem though with housemates Rosie and Maggie.  They seem to think this Pedigree Ambassadorship has gone to Chloe’s head so we will let them speak their minds today.

Pedigree Ambassador

Chloe: Seriously? But I am the Pedigree Ambassador! My fans want to hear what I have to say!

Me: Now, now Chloe. I guess I can see why Rosie and Maggie think this has gone to your head! So let’s speak to Maggie first. How are you today Maggie?

Pedigree Ambassador

Maggie: Now what just a minute. You see this! Chloe won’t even let me be in a picture by myself…SHEESH!

Me: Ok Mags, calm down. Let’s just move past that. Do you think I should continue to feed you and Chloe Pedigree dog food?

Maggie: Do cows moo? Do cats meow? Do rabbits run from me? You bet I do! Don’t you remember when I was stealing Chloe’s Pedigree for Large Breeds? I mean it was DELICIOUS! But hard to eat because my mouth is so much smaller than hers. So thanks for getting me Pedigree for Small Breeds!

Me: You’re welcome. Glad to hear you like Pedigree so much. I will definitely continue to buy it for both of you. Can you tell me what you think of Chloe’s coat? Is it more shiny? Does it look healthy?

Maggie: Why does everything have to be about CHLOE? Look at that picture! Although Chloe’s coat looks nice and shiny since starting Pedigree, check my silky shine out! My coat is the talk of the neighborhood!

Chloe: Seriously Katie, are you going to let her talk like that? MY coat is the talk of the neighborhood Maggie. I am the Pedigree Ambassador! Pffft.

Me: Ok you two. That is enough. You both have lovely coats and I do believe Pedigree has helped in the shine and reducing the dander for sure. Let’s talk to Rosie now. I know she can answer a few questions.

Pedigree Ambassador

Rosie: Yea, sure, talk to me. The only dog in this house unlucky enough not to be able to eat Pedigree. Whatever.

Me: Rosie, you know you are on prescription diet food because you, my dear one, have a thyroid problem. Until you lose 10 pounds, you will not be able to eat any other dog food. After you lose that weight, we will put you on Pedigree Healthy Weight Dog food. OK?

Rosie: Ok…but seriously. Look at her! She had to be in my picture too. Please Katie, tell Chloe to get a grip.

Me: I will Rosie, I will. You are Chloes best friend and the one who is the closest to her. Tell me about her breath?

Rosie: Well, I am a little miffed honestly. You know Pogo, the dog from up the road? Well he once told me he though Chloe was cute, but her breath was too much to handle. So for a while when he was on walks, he would wink at me. And I of course, playing hard to get, I would just bark my head off. But Now? That dog winks at CHLOE when he walks down the path and doesn’t even look at me! He is nothing but a hound dog I tell you! So yes, Chloes breath has definitely improved after eating Pedigree, but did she seriously have to take over Pogo?

Me: Rosie, you are not allowed to date – or did you forget?  But thank you for letting me know about Pogos flirting. I will have to talk to his owner about that.

Thank you for your time Chloe, Rosie, and Maggie. I will tell you what I think about Pedigree. I honestly did not believe it would help Chloe’s breath – But it did. Tremendously. Her coat is truly more shiny now and for sure her dander has decreased since she started eating Pedigree.

She really has never had any issue with digestion or immunity so I cannot comment either way on that. However, I will say I will definitely continue to feed Chloe and Maggie Pedigree Dog food and once Rosies weight is under control, I will feed her Pedigree as well (she does have a real medical issue).

I was proud to be a part of the Pedigree Ambassadorship even though it seems to have gone to Chloe’s head, and you can bet I would recommend Pedigree Dog to my friends and family.

Until Next Time…

Woof  ~ Chloe

Woof (why does Chloe get to go first?) ~ Maggie

Woof (Oh just drop it Maggie, Chloe thinks she is the Queen now) – Rosie

 

I wrote this review while participating in an Ambassador campaign by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Pedigree and received dog food to facilitate my reviews and a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.
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