Showing posts with label tv. Show all posts
Showing posts with label tv. Show all posts

Friday, March 28, 2014

Win a one-year subscription to Kidoodle.TV

Kidoodle.TV is a streaming video service for children age 12 and under, for a cost of $4.99/month. There are no advertisements in this mobile, safe service. I like the robust parental controls and time limit feature on Kidoodle.TV. The brightly coloured, user friendly interface allows parents to customize profiles for up to 5 children based on children's age, preferences or on a show-by-show basis.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Food Network Guy's Grocery Games

Chefs' creativity and skills are put to the test in the aisle and kitchen in Guy's Grocery Games, hosted by Guy Fieri. The series premiere on October 20th at 8pm ET/PT on Food Network. Guy Fieri, a cookbook author and restaurateur is the host of this new Food Network supermarket-themed cooking competition. 

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Watch and Vote for Brother vs Brother on HGTV

One of my favourite channels to watch on TV is HGTV. HGTV's popular Property Brothers face off in the new home renovation competition, Brother vs. Brother starting on Sunday July 21st at 10pm ET. 

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Contest to Win a Cabin and Amenities

The DIY Network is the go-to destination to watch fabulous home improvement and landscaping projects. DIY Network's 2013 Blog Cabin asks it viewers to vote and blog on the design features of the ultimate vacation home for a chance to win it.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Two exciting premieres on Disney Junior! Henry Hugglemonster + Quest for the Crystal Mickey

There will be two special series from Disney Junior that premieres this month, which are sure to please our little ones. 

The new series Henry Hugglemonster is produced by the same Oscar®-nominated animation studio Brown Bag Films as Doc McStuffins. This show is about Henry, a high-energy monster-kid that lives in Roarsville.  The series is based on the children's book "I'm a Happy Hugglewug".  Henry like any other typical five-year-old child loves his family, enjoys playing outside with his friends, and says exactly what he thinks the moment it pops into his head. 


Wednesday, March 6, 2013

TV for March Break & a chance to win Netflix subscription

With March Break right around the corner, I am sure many parents like me :) are looking for ways to keep their children entertained.  
Although, I plan indoor and outdoor activities sometimes my children just want to watch TV from the the comfort of our family room.  I like allowing them to watch TV by themselves through Netflix, as I can control what they watch by selecting an age appropriate show for them for a controlled period of time. There are no commercials that I need to worry about :) 
I like the wide variety of content in the Just for Kids section, which is specifically for children up to the age of 12.  Here are some examples of shows and films that is available on Netflix, which will keep our children happy.
  • Chip Wrecked 
  • The Adventures of Chuck and Friends 
  • Rango 
  • Caillou 
  • Dora and Diego titles 
  • Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  • Rugrats 
  • The Karate Kid 
  • The Adventures of Tintin 
  • Hoodwinked 
Giveaway:
If you would like to win a 6 months subscription for Netflix please enter through the rafflecopter below. This giveaway is open to people in Canada and ends on March 31, 2013. 
Please follow all social media networks and leave comments to be eligible. Winner will have 48 hours from the time of contact to claim the prize.
Update: The winner is Paresh

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Saturday, October 6, 2012

Terra Nova and Princess Bride

The Complete Series of Terra Nova is on DVD.  We really enjoyed watching Terra Nova when it was running on Fox, however when the show ended with the 1st season we were disappointed.  We are glad it is on DVD so we can watch it many times.  The episodes of this show is fun and interesting that it can be watched a few times without getting bored.  If you have missed this show when it was on TV, then get this 4 disk DVD, which is sure to be enjoyed.  
It is based in the year 2149 when humanity is in the final throes of extinction. Those fortunate enough to escape are allowed to travel back in time 85 million years to an outpost known as Terra Nova. For the Shannon family, it’s a chance to reunite and start over. But once there, they face giant, carnivorous dinosaurs, and mysterious forces conspire to destroy the entire experiment and everyone involved in it.
The Princess Bride is released on Blu-ray for its 25th Anniversary.  This 1987 fairy tale with heroes and villains is fun to watch.  It captures the audience with its dialogue and story line.  
The Blu-ray will have special features such as "True Love: The Princess Bride Phenomenon" that includes interviews with director, executive producer and many others.  

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Saturday, February 4, 2012

Worst cooks in America

Do you watch the prime time competition series Worst cooks in America?
They are starting their 3rd season on the 12th of February; in which superstar chefs, Anne Burrell and Bobby Flay, transform people who are challenged in the kitchen into kitchen mavens.


There are 8 recruits in each team nominated by family and friends. The people recruited to the teams are clueless about many things around the kitchen; they will be learning everything from this kitchen boot camp.

The leader of the Red team, Anne Burrell, is well known by her spiky blond hair and for her talents in creating bold dishes with intense flavours. She was trained at New York's Culinary Institute of America and Italy's Culinary Institute for foreigners. She has also worked in many notable restaurants. You might have recognized Anne from the Food network's Iron Chef America, Secret of Restaurant Chef, and the Next Iron Chef: Superchefs episodes. And also from her cookbook "Cook like a Rockstar."

Bobby Flay is the mentor of the blue team. He is a chef, restaurateur and the author of 10 cookbooks. He started his culinary journey at the age of 17 and graduated from French Culinary Institute. The food Bobby makes are unique, inviting and innovative. He has hosted many cooking programs bringing useful cooking tips challenging the way Americans view and taste food. Bobby is the star of Grillin' & Chillin', Hot off the grill, Iron Chef America, Throwdown! with Bobby Flay, Grill It! with Bobby Flay, and Food Network star.

The season premiere of Worst cooks in America will start on Sunday Februay 12th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. After the premier the episodes will be available on Food network.

The first challenge of the teams will be making a high stake breakfast. The contestant with the least successful dish on each team will be sent home while the other 14 contestants cook on.

Each week 2 contestants, with the least successful dish is sent home. The other episodes will be about learning international cuisine, mastering knife skills, combining flavours, upscale takes on entrées, recreating dishes using taste smell and appearance as guidance, learning to make a variety of seafood, and cooking food for kids loved ones and mentors.

The season finale is on Sunday April 8th at 9 p.m. ET/PT. In which the two most improved contestants will make their own menu and be judged by culinary experts David Burke, Marcus Samuelsson and Susan Feniger. The winner will get $25000.

Take a look at this sneak peek.




Do mark your calendars to watch the 1st episode of Worst cooks in America on Sunday Februay 12th at 9 p.m ET/PT. Maybe we will all have a laugh watching this kitchen boot camp :)

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