{CLOSED} Laotian Entertainment: Family Movie Night w/ “How to Train You Dragon 2” & Giveaway

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I can’t tell if motherhood has really screwed me over (more than it has) or if family movies have really stepped up their emo game. I have cried at commercials, sure, but an animated, action-adventure movie? This latest movie was seriously no exception because not only did wet, hot things roll down my face (again) but the kids and I were cheering on the characters. Seriously, the last time we did were all rooting at the screen characters was *cough* kidsstayupwatchingTheWalkingDeadwithus *cough* In “How to Train Your Dragon 2” (HTTYD2), we got all of it: action, friendship, and heroism. I especially loved the reunited love story the mostest. I’m such a sucker for reunions because I hate losing things, ‘know what I’m sayin? Ugh. You also can’t go wrong with dragons. DRAGONS! And especially, widdo baby dragons. So kewt.

Enough of the movie, let’s move on to the the best part of movie: snacks. The good people over from DreamWorks basically tossed us the awesome gift of calories and sugar, which I have never been mad at someone for doing so, for my family to enjoy while watching one of the best films of 2014. We got to nosh on buttery popcorn and candies like Red Vines and Sour Patch Kids (which are VEGAN, wut), along with some longer-lasting goodness in the form of the newest addition to our bare feet grenades toy family: Toothless action figure! Toothless is the dragon companion to Hiccup, the protagonist of the HTTYD movies, and he’s one of those cute dragons I was talkin’ about.

If you haven’t seen any of the films from the HTTYD franchise, go-go-go now and enjoy a family-friendly animation that will have you cheer and/or cry from start to finish. Yes, I cried at the old love reunion! I recommend this particular film because dragons are so in right meow and if you aren’t on that dragon bandwagon, this is a great way to get the whole family started! Also, it’s really fun animation with really memorable characters and that’s probably what you’ll get out of it rather than dragon pop culture. So, this will be a family favorite, for sure!

Continue reading for a special surprise just for my beloved Laotian Commotion readers…

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Haven’t seen “How to Train Your Dragon 2” but want to experience the animated adventure with dragons and their trainers in a faraway place?

Well, I’m hosting a DreamWorks giveaway that includes:

1) your very own copy of the Blu-Ray+DVD+Digital HD movie

2) a Toothless action figure to call your own

Here is how:

  1. Subscribe to TheLaotianCommotion.com on the sidebar all by entering your email. Don’t worry I’m too busy with life to blog everyday.
  2. Comment below on this post with your email and favorite movie time snack of all time. If it’s quinoa cakes, you might just be disqualified. Jk.

Giveaway ends Sunday, 12/14 11:59 PST and I will choose a random winner with details on a subsequent blog post so please subscribe, tweet, and instagram me!

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Pregnant and in Pain? I wanna give you a free maternity belt

I sure have been dealing with symphysis pubis dysfunction the best (and frugally) I can – not much and still very much in pain. Although my best (and cheapest) intervention was a maternity support belt, I still wasn’t able to justify purchasing one until I was able to review a Mini Cradle and I finally had the better sleep of my second pregnancy! I wore it throughout the evening as I prepared and cleaned up after dinner for several hours. I know it was only one evening but it was an evening that led to a better morning without cracking noises and sharp-shooting pains.

It’s You, Babe Mini Cradle

About the Mini Cradle:

Mini Cradle
The Mini Cradle is a premium maternity belt to complement every pregnant mom’s maternity wear collection. Designed to be worn with maternity fashions, this pregnancy support belly band discretely fits under most maternity clothes. The Mini Cradle maternity support reduces pains during pregnancy and can be worn throughout all trimesters of pregnancy.
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About the Mini Cradle
3″ adjustable orthotic support
Supports Abdomen and Lower Back
Hook and eye closures reduce snagging of expensive lingerie
Promotes increased circulation from lower extremities
Easy-on
Also support unbilical hernia
Economic orthotic Support for patients who have pendulous abdomens and symptoms of:
Back pain
Abdominal straining
Painful hip separation
Painful pubic symphysis
Lordosis
Sciatica

I have a brand new Mini Cradle in a size medium for any reader who would like to try it out for free. A medium cradle is for women who’s pre-pregnancy pant size was 13-18 and current pregnancy weight is 181-225.

If you’d like to try it and meet the size requirements or know someone who does, please leave a comment about how it can help you in your pregnancy or for someone you know dealing with pregnancy pains! I’ll close comments at midnight on January 13th, 2013 and randomly pick a reader comment with a valid email address for a winner. I will ship as soon as the winner is confirmed.

*Disclosure: I was sent the wrong size to review and am not getting paid for my testimonial or to give it away. It was free to me to try and I have no use for a size Medium.