SodaStream Unveils Scarlett Johansson As Its New Brand Ambassador! @SodaStream @ScarlettJ #Ad

*I participated in a campaign on behalf of SodaStream. I received a promotional item to facilitate this post and as a thank you item for participating.  All opinions are my own.    Those of you who love bubbles as much as I do will be very excited to hear some important news that I have to share with all of you.  SodaStream, the leading manufacturer and distributor of home carbonation beverage systems, has announced a new partnership with an A list celebrity that will give other celebrity ambassadors a run for their money!     In an exciting unprecedented press event that was held on January 10th, SodaStream unveiled Scarlett Johansson as its first-ever Global Brand Ambassador.  As their new brand ambassador, she will also be the star of the much anticipated SodaStream Super Bowl ad.  In case you missed last year's ad, check out why they created so much noise with it!    Their new Super Bowl commercial is to run in the fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVIII on Fox on Feb. 2.  Their … [Read more...]

Achieve The Impossible Dream With Turbo Movie! #Turbo500Today #TurboMovie

*This post was written by me on behalf of 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation.  All opinions are 100% mine.    This week, my boys and I had the pleasure of attending the advanced screening of the Turbo Movie with some of my fellow bloggers.  Before the screening, bloggers were invited to join 20th Century Fox and DreamWorks Animation at the Turbo 500 Event at the Today Show!    Crews worked around the clock to turn the Today plaza into an Indy 500-style racetrack.  Matt, Savannah, Natalie and Willie were joined by Ryan Reynolds, star of the upcoming animated film "Turbo," to compete in a snail race.  Each competitor played skee ball in order to move their snails up the side of Studio 1A and hopefully win the race!    After the races, bloggers had the opportunity to interview Ryan Reynolds personally and to learn more about him and his role as the voice of Turbo in the Turbo Movie.  He stated that this character appealed to him because he persevered in order to … [Read more...]

Meet Jeff Kinney, Author of Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days in Theaters Aug. 3rd! #WimpyKidDogDays

       This past Monday, we had the opportunity to attend an exclusive screening of the new 20th Century Fox film, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days which will be opening in theaters across the country on Friday, August 3rd.  The movie was a big hit with all the kids and adults alike but, you'll have to see for yourself this Friday!        Nobody could have possibly anticipated the widespread success of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series of books which have catapulted their author, Jeff Kinney into being named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2009.  This was no surprise considering that, in the four years since the publication of his first book in this series, there are 52 million copies in print and has been translated in over 37 languages.  photo credit: Matt Hoyle    As a Literacy Teacher, I have had quite a bit of experience with this series in my own classroom.  Although I teach English Language Arts to seventh and eighth … [Read more...]