A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish Blu-ray™ Combo Pack & DVD

Bring Home the Music & MagicOctober 15 on Digital, October 29 on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack & DVD

The enchanting all-new original movie stars Laura Marano (Disney’s Austin and Ally) as Kat Decker, Gregg Sulkin (Marvel’s RunawaysFaking ItWizards of Waverly Place) as Dominic Wintergarden, Barclay Hope (Riverdale) as Terrence Wintergarden, three-time Leo® Award winner and Hallmark Channel favorite Johannah Newmarch (When Calls The HeartGarage Sale Mystery franchise) as the cruel stepmother Deirdra Decker, Isabella Gomez (One Day at a Time) as Kat’s best friend Isla, and evil-stepsisters Joy and Grace are played, respectively, by Lillian Doucet-Roche (The Miracle Season) and Chanelle Peloso (Syfy’s Deadly Class).

A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish will be available on Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack for $24.98 SRP ($34.97 in Canada) and DVD for $19.98 SRP ($24.99 in Canada) as well as on Digital for $19.99 SRP. The Blu-ray Combo Pack (and Blu-ray in Canada) include a digital version of the film.

Brimming with overtones from the classic fairytale, this contemporary musical follows Katherine “Kat” Decker dreaming of becoming a famous singer-songwriter. Her reality, however, is suffocated by her conniving and cruel stepfamily and a demoralizing job working as a singing elf at billionaire Terrence Wintergarden’s Santa Land. When she starts to fall for Nick, the handsome new Santa at the tree lot, things begin to look up. Unfortunately, when her stepmother and stepsisters realize Kat has been invited to the prestigious Wintergarden Christmas Gala, they’ll stop at nothing to procure their own invitation and keep Kat from attending. With the help of her attentive dog, a true friend, and a little bit of holiday magic, Kat may just make it to the gala, discover the true identity of Nick, and experience the true meaning of Christmas.


  • The Look and Costumes of ‘A Christmas Wish’ (New Featurette)
  • The Mic and The Stage (New Featurette)

PreOrder Your Copy on Amazon now!!

This title will be released on October 29, 2019.

Disclosure: Southern Carolina Family did not receive a sample or any form of compensation for this publication. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Playtime With Puppy Dog Pals DVD!

Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals

Adorable puppy brothers Bingo and Rolly are back!

Join the doggy duo on amazing missions: deep-sea diving in the Great Barrier Reef, fetching a four-leaf clover in Ireland, running all over Down Under, and much more! Then, meet their brand-new puppy pal Keia in two exciting bonus episodes! Packed with action, music and a ton of silly fun, these playtime adventures will leave you howling with laughter! 

Bring home the adventure on Disney DVD January 22nd. Grab your copy now.

Puppies at Play, Saving the Day!

Puppy Dog Pals

I received a complimentary copy of Puppy Dog Pals on DVD in exchange for an honest review. When I received my copy by mail my boys were like we are too big for this show. I told them no worries I am taking to Hawks nest where I work with kids K-3-8th grade after school and we are going to watch on a rainy day. The kids ages 3 to 3rd grade loved this!!!

When the kids saw me with the DVD they started cheering because they love Rolly and Bingo. As we sat in the cafeteria watching each show the kids couldn’t wait for the next episode. This DVD is packed full of fun and playful episodes that keeps the kids wanting more. I even enjoyed watching these two playful pups go on their adventures with friends along the way.


  • The Great Pug-scape / Luck of The Pug-ish
  • Scuba-Doggies / Walking the Bob
  • Captain Rolly / The Coolest Dogs in Town
  • The Legend of Ol’ Snapper / Adventures in Puppy-Sitting
  • Bob’s Boomerang / Fetch That Fish
  • Bonus: Episodes 1 and 2 from Season 2:
  • A New Pup in Town / The Last Pup-icorn
  • Keia’s New Doghouse / The Fang Fairy
  • 8 “Playtime with Puppy Dog Pals” shorts

Want Even More Disney Puppy Dog Pals

Disclosure: This blog did receive a review copy of the above-mentioned product in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts are my own.

Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch on Digital 1/22 and Blu-ray 2/5


Dr. Suess’ The Grinch is based on Dr. Suess’ beloved tale about a cynical grouch who goes on a mission to steal Christmas from others only to feel his own heart grow three sizes larger through unexpected friendships.

The new home entertainment edition contains more than 60 minutes of bonus content, including three mini-movies: “Dog Days of Winter” starring the Grinch and his heroically loyal dog Max; and “Yellow is the New Black” and “Santa’s Little Helpers,” both starring the lovable Minions.


  • Who’s Who in Who-ville (interactive map) – There are so many interesting characters that call Who-ville home that it’s hard to keep track of them all. This “Who’s Who” pop-up book uses animation to create a virtual storybook that takes us from Who-ville to Mt. Crumpit.
  • “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch” Lyric Video – Tyler, The Creator puts a modern spin on the Seussian Christmas classic.


  • Yellow is the New Black – Before they all make their big escape from prison in Despicable Me 3, a couple of lucky Minions get a taste of freedom as they break free with the help of one of their fellow human inmates.
  • Dog Days of Winter – Max braves the harsh winter weather and an uncooperative Who to bring a sick Grinch his favorite hot tea.
  • Santa’s Little Helpers – Fan favorites – the Minions – are back for another adventure! Having been accidently dropped off at the North Pole, our Minion pals make the most of the situation by trying to become elves.


  • The Making of the Mini-Movies – Mini in size but not in heart, these short films are fan favorites. From the Grinch and Max to the Minions – you’ll explore the themes of each of the mini-movies through the eyes of the filmmakers who made them.
  • From Green to Screen – It takes a lot to bring grumpy green to your home screen. This inside look at the making of Illumination’s Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch features interviews and behind-the-scenes moments with the cast, filmmakers and artists whose hearts have all grown three sizes bringing this classic tale to life.
  • Illuminating THE GRINCH – Using filmmaker and cast interviews, concept art and progression reels, we take a behind-the-scenes look at how the characters evolved from initial sketches to fully realized characters.
  • My Earliest GRINCH Memories – The cast and filmmakers of Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch reveal their earliest memories of the grumpy green character and the enduring appeal of this Christmas curmudgeon’s journey to redemption.
  • Grinchy Gadgets – From his body-size blow dryer to his moving mechanical chair, from his catapult to his dog drone-rig and more… you’ll get to explore the wondrous world of Grinch’s gadgets.
  • “I Am The Grinch” Lyric Video – A stylized look at Tyler, The Creator’s original song created just for the film. 
  • Songs From His Little Heart – Take a deep dive into the toe tapping beats of Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch. From score to specialty songs, you’ll hear from the film’s A-list musicians on what it took to create the music behind the movie.
  • X-mas Around the World – Every culture practices Christmas in a slightly different way. We’ll highlight some of the more fun permutations of the holiday around the globe.
  • Cindy-Lou’s Yule Log – Nothing says the holidays quite like an animated fireplace blasting fake heat from your living room television. Just in time for winter, we’ll recreate Cindy-Lou’s living room on Christmas Eve for all to enjoy.
  • Production Babies – A celebration of the babies born to the filmmakers during the production of Illumination’s Dr. Seuss’s The Grinch.
  • Any Who Can Draw – Hosted by an Illumination artist and head of story Mark O’Hare, you’ll see step-by-step how to draw some of your favorite characters from this beloved holiday classic; Grinch, Max and Fred!

Disclosure: This blog did not receive any form of compensation for this publication. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

GOOSEBUMPS 2 on DVD & Blu-ray! #Goosebumps2

Based on the best-selling book series by R.L. Stine and starring Wendi McLendon-Covey, Chris Parnell and Ken Jeong


Coming to Blu-ray & DVD January 15th

Bonus Features Include a Gag Reel, Three Deleted Scenes, Five Featurettes and 3 “Slappy-oke” Sing Alongs

You’re in for a fun scare when GOOSEBUMPS 2 debuting on Digital and available via the Movies Anywhere App on December 25 and coming to Blu-ray and DVD January 15.


Be careful what you wish for. With their after school junk business, best friends Sonny and Sam hope to find treasure in other people’s trash. But when cleaning out the old Stine house, they open a locked book that frees a supernatural nightmare- Slappy! Now, with the help of Sonny’s sister Sarah, they’re in a race against time to get the sinister dummy and all the creatures he’s brought to life back into the pages before he unleashes total pandemonium!

Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Bonus Materials Include:

§  Gag Reel

§  Three Deleted Scenes:

§  Five Featurettes

  • “Thrills & Chills – The Making of Goosebumps 2”
  • “Meet The Monsters”
  • “Science With Slappy”
  • “Junk Brothers – Call Now”
  • “Slappy’s Audition”

§  Three Slappy-Oke Sing Alongs

GOOSEBUMPS 2 has a run time of approximately 120 minutes and is rated PG for scary creature action and images, some thematic elements, rude humor and language.

Christmas may be over but there is always a Slappy Baking Time.

Slappy’s Holiday Thumbprint Cookies.

Bake them if you dare! Frightfully delicious.

Slappy's Holiday Thumbprint Cookie Recipe

Be on the lookout for our upcoming review on Goosebumps 2.

Have you seen Goosebumps 2? What are your thoughts?

The Originals Complete Series Review

The Originals Series

The Originals has to be one of my favorite vampire series ever. I loved it when it came out in 1993, and all these years later, it still holds a special place in my heart.

The Originals is a spin-off of the Vampire Diaries. It is thrilling, sexy and dramatic as can be. The scene is set in New Orleans where the original family returns to reclaim their city.
The first season was addictive; compelling and utterly action packed. The Klaus siblings are likable and it made it easy to get hooked on the series, leaving you wanting more.
Luckily, there are 5  awesome seasons that still leave me wanting more. Getting all 5 seasons in one set is a perfect way to get our vampire fix without the frustration of waiting for more!

If you need a gift idea for a vampire fan, I think that grabbing The Originals: The Complete Season is the ultimate gift. All 92 episodes in one DVD set retails for about $90. It will be one of those gifts that the recipient can’t wait to feast on! 

If you were a fan of The Originals I would love to reminisce with you for a moment! Tell me who was your favorite character and of course, what was your favorite episode?

Disclosure: “Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with the free physical copy I am including in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.”

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – Ultimate Edition

How the Grinch Stole Christmas - Ultimate Edition

Every year since I was a little girl, How the Grinch Stole Christmas has been an art of my family tradition. As a child, my family would mark the calendar, in the pre DVR days and make it an event with snacks and cozy pajamas. We made certain we never missed it. Now that I am a mom, I can continue the tradition with my family without having to stop our busy lives for a tv viewing with the Ultimate Edition of How the Grinch Stole Christmas on DVD and Blu-Ray.

In this edition, you get the classic tale that has delighted kids for generations. I love that it has a Blu Ray Disc as well as a DVD and a digital copy for watching anywhere, anytime. While 3 ways to watch is pretty impressive, what is even better is that the fun of the Grinch doesn’t end with How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Also in this edition, you can enjoy The Grinch Grinches the Cat in the Hat and Halloween is Grinch Night, for family fun that goes on and on.

I think the combo pack of How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Ultimate Edition would make an awesome family gift this holiday season. It is a must-have holiday film for many families and everyone will love the 2 additional cartoons with the Grinch! I love that we get to add to our Christmas and Halloween cartoon collections with one combo pack! 

Has your family had a Grinch viewing yet this year? I would love to hear about your family traditions such as your favorite snacks to watch during the cartoon, or any other ways you make the event special with your kids! My family gets into our comfiest pajamas and has a special snack and we make it an evening with classics like How the Grinch Stole Christmas and Frosty the Snowman. It is one of our favorite ways to build excitement for Christmas!

If you are wanting more of the Grinch, make sure to grab this combo pack on Amazon for 3 ways to watch 3 Grinchy cartoons just in time for a GrinchMAS!

Disclosure: “Warner Bros. Home Entertainment provided me with the free physical copy I am including in this Blog Post. The opinions I share are my own.”

Southern Carolina Family