This Week’s Winners On Mom Knows It All

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Awesome Adventures Vol. Two: Races, Chases & Fun winner – Staci A

Angelina Ballerina: Musical Moves winner – Marci

Barney: Planes, Trains & Cars winner – Marci

Bob The Builder: Adventures By The Sea winner – Staci A

Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends winner – Liza

Sid’s Backyard Campout winner – Marci

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DVD REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY – Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends

Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends Dvd

Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends

  • DVD Release Date: May 15, 2012
  • Run Time: 90 minutes
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Lyons / Hit Ent.


All aboard for epic stories of friendships on the rails – learn how Thomas met his best friend Percy for the first time and how Edward helped save Trevor the Tractor Engine from being scrapped. Join the Really Useful Engines and see when Toby showed how being helpful is the most fun, and when the unlikely duo of Emily and Whiff coupled up and became firm friends! Journey along with Thomas and the rest of the Steam Team to experience the adventures that led to fast friendships. See how the greatest destinations are often those closest to home…as long as you are with your Engine Friends.


  • Thomas & Bertie’s Great Race
  • Trouble in the Shed
  • Saved from Scrap
  • A New Friend for Thomas
  • Granpuff
  • Sleeping beauty
  • Make Someone Happy
  • A Bad Day for Harold
  • Twin Trouble
  • Edward the Really Useful Engine
  • Rusty Saves the Day
  • Emily’s New Coaches
  • Thomas and the Rainbow
  • Thomas and the New Engine
  • Thomas and the Statue
  • Follow That Flour
  • Toby’s Afternoon Off
  • Edward Strikes Out
  • Hide and Peep
  • Emily and the Garbage


  • Sir Topham Hatt’s Scrapbook
  • Picture Puzzle Fun
  • Who Am I? Trivia Game
  • Gordon’s Memory Game
  • Which Island Picture is Different?


I received a copy of Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends. We’d seen all of these episodes but one, being as my youngest might be the biggest Thomas & Friends fan there is. We have most, if not all, of the Thomas & Friends DVDs, and we didn’t have a couple of these previously. Episodes on these DVDs contain messages on friendship, teamwork, trying your best and being helpful. This DVD set is a must have for all Thomas fans, but particularly for newer fans because it contains a lot of older episodes that explain the stories and history behind the engines and their relationships. It contains episodes from multiple narrators, including my favorite George Carlin. The bonus features are great and a lot of fun. Also included in this set is a Hide & Peep Mystery book, a booklet that allows you to choose what direction and ending the story has by what page you turn to. One more thing that excited my son greatly, there’s a trailer for the new upcoming Thomas & Friends movie Blue Mountain Mystery, which is due out this fall. I highly recommend this DVD for all Thomas fans.


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One (1) winner will receive a copy of Thomas & Friends: Engine Friends.


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