Sep 222014
 

Bubbles has become a huge fan of My Little Pony in the last few months.  We generally watch an episode or two in the mornings together, often while playing along with a couple of her My Little Pony figurines.

The My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic episodes are a little different than the ones I vaguely remember watching as a kid myself.  The colors are more vivid, the animation is more defined.  But what hasn’t changed are the sweet lessons the show imparts.

My Little Pony: The Complete Series DVD Set

When I found out that My Little Pony: The Complete Collection (the classic TV shows) is coming to DVD on September 30th, I was pretty excited.  Now Bubbles can see the same episodes I did when I was younger.  And because I was offered a free review copy, she’s already had the chance to enjoy a few of them. Continue reading »

Sep 092014
 

There are a few new DVDs for kids that are just releasing or releasing soon that I wanted to let you know about. Some of these star our favorite current characters and would be well-received by any of the kiddos in your life, I’m sure!

My Little Pony – Friendship is Magic

DVDs for Kids: My Little Pony Friendship is Magic - Spooktacular Pony Tales

Bubbles is all about My Little Ponies right now, and so this is one I hope to order for her.  In My Little Pony – Friendship is Magic: Spooktacular Pony Tales you’ll join Twilight Sparkle, Rainbow Dash, Fluttershy, Rarity, Applejack, Pinkie Pie (and, of course, Spike!) in some of the spookiest adventures Equestria has ever seen.  The DVD contains six episodes and has a runtime of 132 minutes and is available today! Continue reading »

Sep 052014
 

I participated in the Train Bulletproof Picasso album review program as a member of One2One Network. I was provided a free album to review but all opinions are my own.

Anytime I’m provided with the opportunity to review an album, I almost always accept it. It’s hard to say no to great tunes, especially when it’s a group like Train.

Train is a three-time Grammy winning band out of San Francisco and even if you think you haven’t heard of them, it’s likely that a few of their lyrics are floating around in your head. “Hey, Soul Sister”, “Drops of Jupiter”, and “Calling All Angels” are a few of the songs they’re most known for (and happen to be a few of my own personal favorites). Continue reading »

Sep 012014
 

For all you Frozen fans!  You do not want to miss “The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic”!  Hosted by Josh Gad – the voice of Olaf the Snowman – it will air on ABC on September 2nd at 8 p.m. EST and you’ll be provided with a forward look at what’s in store for Elsa, Anna, and friends.

The Story of Frozen: Making a Disney Animated Classic

During the broadcast there will also be a sneak peek at Big Hero 6, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ next comedy action adventure movie (hint: it has an adorable robot in it, and I can’t wait to see it).  Check out full details of the special below, clear your schedule to watch, and then check back here throughout the week, because I have some Frozen DIY projects for you! Continue reading »

Aug 262014
 

We’ve all had one.  One of those days where nothing goes our way and all we really want to do is grab a spoon and pint of ice cream and tell the world to take a number.

Alexander has had one of those days.  It starts out with gum in his hair, and just gets worse from there.  And when he attempts to get a little sympathy from his family, he doesn’t find anyone to commiserate with him.  Soon, though, each member of Alexander’s family finds themselves struggling with their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day.

Crustless Quiche Recipe

In the movie, Alexander’s father Ben serves up a crustless quiche recipe for his family.  I think you’ll find this recipe so easy that even if you’re having a horrible day and have little time (or patience) to put dinner on the table, that you’ll be able to pull it off without much trouble. Continue reading »