Disneynature’s PENGUINS First Trailer

About the Film:

Disneynature’s all-new feature film PENGUINS is a coming-of-age story about an Adélie penguin named Steve who joins millions of fellow males in the icy Antarctic spring on a quest to build a suitable nest, find a life partner and start a family. None of it comes easily for him, especially considering he’s targeted by everything from killer whales to leopard seals, who unapologetically threaten his happily ever after. From the filmmaking team behind BEARS and CHIMPANZEE, Disneynature’s PENGUINS opens in theaters nationwide in time for Earth Day 2019.

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PENGUINS opens in theatres everywhere in time for Earth Day 2019!

Compassion: Make 2018 The Year of Wonder


Wide Array of Consumer Products Based on #1 New York Times

Bestselling WonderTM Book Brand Launch Nationwide

New York, NY (January 22, 2018) — On the heels of the feel-good hit movie, Wonder, starring Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay, and the longstanding #1 New York Times bestselling book of the same name by R.J. Palacio, Random House Children’s Books will continue the movement to inspire families, educators and young readers nationwide to #ChooseKind in 2018.  With over 9 million copies in print for the Wonder publishing program, and the extraordinary success of this fall’s film release, Palacio’s story continues to inspire millions across the country to show kindness, every day.

A heartfelt new array of products under the Wonder publishing brand are available now, and celebrate the positive themes of kindness, compassion, and inner beauty, featuring Palacio’s iconic Wonder illustrations.  Perfect for mindful kids, families and teachers who keep these sensibilities close to the heart, Wonder products make it cool to #ChooseKind.  A star player in the consumer products line is the 365 day Journal Set sprinkled with quotes from the beloved bestseller.  It offers a prompt each day that encourages children and their parents to practice kindness in the home, classroom and out in the world, a special memento when filled out!  A daily affirmation calendar, and Wonder stationery is available at Barnes  n’ Noble, Target, Amazon and more. Inspirational t-shirts are at Hot Topic, social expression accessories are available from Out of Print Clothing, jewelry is available at 10pm online, and classroom supplies are available at Raymond Geddes, Amazon and more. 

The “Daily Wonder” app is also available on iOS, and provides a precept for each day of the year celebrating goodness and strength.  Based on the second book of the Wonder series 365 Days of Wonder, also by R.J. Palacio, the app has something to inspire everyone.  Messages are drawn from popular songs, inscriptions from Egyptian tombstones, fortune cookies, and words of wisdom from such noteworthy people as Anne Frank, Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, Mahatma Ghandi, and everyday kids.  Fans can submit their own words of wisdom for potential inclusion into the app at http://choosekind.tumblr.com/contact.

Thousands of teachers nationwide have already chosen to certify their classrooms “Kind” using the FREE “Wonder Anti-Bullying Themed Resource Guides.”  All others interested in furthering the inclusive, anti-bullying discussion can take the #ChooseKind Pledge Online

Wonder was created by Palacio after an incident in her own life.  She and her two sons, were waiting in line to buy ice cream. Her youngest son, only three years old, noticed a girl with facial abnormalities and started to cry. Fearing his reaction would hurt the girl’s feelings, she left the scene abruptly.

“I realized afterward that I had handled the situation terribly,” stated Palacio.  “What I wished I had done was to turn the encounter into a teaching moment, showing my kids there was nothing to be afraid of.  “It made me wonder what it must be like for that child, facing a world every day that doesn’t know how to face you back.”

Palacio started work on Wonder immediately after the incident.  The inspirational story of 10-year old Auggie Pullman, takes readers through a journey faced with many difficulties as he attends private school for the first time after years of being homeschooled.

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RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN’S BOOKS is the world’s largest English-language children’s trade book publisher. Creating books for toddlers through young adult readers, in all formats from board books to activity books to picture books, novels, and non-fiction, the imprints of Random House Children’s Books bring together award-winning authors and illustrators, world-famous franchise characters, and multimillion-copy series. Random House Children’s Books is a division of Penguin Random House LLC.


J. Palacio was born and raised in New York City. She attended the High School of Art & Design and Parsons School of Design, where she majored in illustration. For many years before writing her debut novel Wonder, she worked as a graphic designer and art director. Palacio has written Auggie & Me: Three Wonder Stories, 365 Days of Wonder: Mr. Browne’s Book of Precepts, and the picture book We’re All Wonders, which she also illustrated. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband, their two sons, and their two dogs, Bear and Beau. Follow R.J on Twitter at @RJPalacio.









Janis Van Tine

GennComm, LLC for Random House Children’s Books

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Tea Time With Kiss Me Organics

The Kiss Me Organics Ceramic Mug is a must-have accessory for every tea-drinker.  It comes in 5 gorgeous designs and includes a silicone travel lid, a ceramic insulating lid, a stainless steel strainer and a thermo mug. Interested in winning your own Ceramic Mug? I’ll be giving one away and all you have to do to qualify is follow these 3 simple steps:

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  • Stainless Steel – high quality rust resistant tea infuser basket with heat resistant handle
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Valentia Pure Glow Moisturizer Review


When the opportunity is available for trying a new Valentia product, I always jump on the opportunity.  Each product I have tried has benefited my skin texture immensely. When using the Valentia product, a little dollop goes a long way. I have had brighter skin and individuals that continue to compliment me on how clear my skin is.

The positive of being a blogger is having the opportunity to try new products. Valentia is one of the products that I have become a frequent customer. They offer great sales and when purchasing on Amazon it is competitive to brick and mortar stores.

About the Product

Valentia Pure Glow Brightening Moisturizer – A lightweight fast absorbing cream that illuminates skin while providing all-day hydration.

This Brightening Moisturizer Will:
– Lighten dark spots
– Restore skin radiance
– Even skin tone
– Diminish fine lines
– Provide all-day hydration

Specially selected ingredients work together to achieve optimum results.


– Botanical Hyaluronic Acid: Floods skin with moisture, supports skin elasticity, and plumps skin from within.

– Kojic Acid: Controls melanin production and prevents dark spots.

– Ginseng: Boosts skin-firming collagen, fights wrinkles, and gives the skin a brighter and more energized look.

– Safflower Oil: Repairs skin’s natural moisture barrier and provides superior skin protection.

– Shea Butter: Infuses skin with a myriad of vitamins and nutrients for superior skin hydration and nourishment.

Learn About the Brand

The Roman Goddess of healing, Valentia, relied on nature’s gifts to heal the citizens of Umbria. Whether matriarchs seeking to maintain their youthful look or farmers seeking help for sun damaged skin, Valentia used berries, herbs, barks and other natural ingredients. We also rely on all natural ingredients due to their protective, preventative and corrective powers.

Just like our namesake, Valentia Skin Care products have been formulated with natural and organic cosmetic ingredients that will repair and protect the skin.

After performing extensive research into what skin care customers find most important, we found an overwhelming demand for skin care that is natural, free of toxins and paraben-free. Natural ingredients with an organic base have proven most effective at repairing skin damaged by sun or wind, preventing signs of aging such as wrinkles, dark spots, and reversing the effects of oxidative stress on the skin.