Mar 132015
 

Earlier this week we were invited to attend a screening of the new live-action Disney’s Cinderella movie.  After weeks of being snowed in, iced in, sick, and snowed in some more (nearly 18″ the first weekend of March. seriously) it was an evening out that both Bubbles and I were looking forward to.  We made it a complete mother-daughter night with dinner out before the movie.

Disney's Cinderella starring Lily James as #Cinderella

Bubbles was especially excited about the short film Frozen Fever that was showing before Cinderella.  She has been smitten with Elsa, Anna and crew since the moment she first saw them on the screen in Frozen and this was no exception.  She never took her eyes off the screen for the entire thing and only spoke once to tell me, “I love Elsa’s new dress”. Continue reading »

Feb 082015
 

Our plans for Valentine’s Day are starting to take shape.  We’ve decided to go out to lunch for a family “date” in the afternoon, and then that night we may do the indoor picnic about which she’s been asking.  Then probably finish up with one of the family-friendly movies for Valentine’s Day that I shared a bit ago.

Kick off Valentine's Day with your kiddos by watching the new Doc McStuffins Cuddle Me Lambie DVD. Includes free Lambie hair clips, too!

In the morning, of course, we’ll have breakfast.  Maybe some heart-shaped toast with peanut butter to go with her yogurt (her breakfast repertoire isn’t very deep).  After that we like to spend a little time snuggling and watching one of her shows together. Continue reading »

Jan 152015
 

Just thinking about Jake & The Neverland Pirates the fun theme song pops into my mind.  Sometimes a song getting in your head like that isn’t a great thing, but when it’s Jake it’s awesome.  It puts a little bounce in your step and a smile on your face.

Disney Junior's Jake and the Neverland Pirates Battle for the Book - comes with a fun (free!) checkerboard bandana game and tokens right in the case.

Jake and his friends are characters we really enjoy.  In fact the LeapFrog LeapTV Disney Jake and The Never Land Pirates game has become Bubbles very favorite to play on our LeapTV. And, of course, we watch on Disney Junior. Continue reading »

Dec 032014
 

I received a copy of the Idina Menzel holiday album “Holiday Wishes” as a member of One2One Network in order to facilitate my review. All words and opinions are my own.

I’ve been listening to Christmas music for awhile now.  I have a pretty solid collection and each year it seems to grow.  This year I’ve already added one new album to my playlist and it’s one I think you’ll love.

New Idina Menzel holiday album "Holiday Wishes"

Now, you’ve probably heard the name Idina Menzel at this point.  She was the voice of Elsa in this little Disney movie Frozen?  And by “little” I mean a “global box-office smash”.  Did you know, though, that she was already a Tony award-winning actress and singer before that? Continue reading »

Nov 032014
 

The other day I shared with you my Disney Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition review.  But, as they always say, there are two sides to every story.  Until recently, we only knew that Aurora was good and Maleficent was evil.  The live-action tale of Disney’s Maleficent, available tomorrow on Blu-ray and DVD, may give you a different outlook on the classic tale.

Maleficent Review - Angelina Jolie as Maleficent

Whether or not you’re specifically a Disney Villain fan, you will love this movie.  You will also have Lana Del Rey’s “Once Upon a Dream” stuck in your head for approximately the rest of your life.  And that’s not a bad thing at all. Continue reading »