Dec 192014
 

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Bubbles hasn’t been feeling very well the past few days.  She feels a little bit like she’s missing out on all the Christmas festivities so I decided to put together a couple of fun activities that she could do while sitting.  In fact, she really doesn’t even have to get off the couch unless she feels like it.  The games I created are easy to play sitting, standing, or on the go.

Having fun with Disney Planes toys and Disney Planes-themed Christmas games (like a printable Christmas Word Search, and a matching game) #PlanesToTheRescue

I chose these two activities for another reason, too.  First, Bubbles has been very interested in learning how to spell and read lately so I thought a Christmas word search would be good practice.  And second, she loves to match and sort (everything in the house) and chocolate kisses are her favorite treat; I thought it would be fun to combine the two. Continue reading »

Dec 112014
 

I’m about to put two names together that I really never thought I would.  Those two names are “Disney” and “Lewis Black”.  And I’m seriously in love.

Who else but Lewis Black could be Anger in the new Disney*Pixar film Inside Out, coming June 19, 2015

I have been a Lewis Black fan for a long time.  A few years ago my husband and I even had the opportunity to see him perform live here in Louisville.  Pretty sure I own all his albums, too. Continue reading »

Nov 162014
 

There have been lots of internet whisperings since Toy Story 3 left us all sobbing into our popcorn as we watched Buzz, Woody, and all their friends hold hands and brace for the end.  “Will there be a Toy Story 4?”  “If there is a Toy Story 4, will it follow the familiar friends, or spin off to new toys?”

It's official! Toy Story 4 is happening. The release date will be June 16, 2017

Director John Lasseter works with members of his story team on Disney•Pixar’s “Toy Story 4,” a new chapter in the lives of Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the “Toy Story” gang. The film is slated for release on June 16, 2017. (Photo by Deborah Coleman / Pixar)

Well, those questions have now been answered. Continue reading »

Oct 222014
 

Disney shorts have always been one of my favorite things about Disney movies.  The shorts have been a way for artists to play around and try out new concepts before turning them into bigger projects.  They also can give us brief peeks inside the lives of characters we already love.

I’m not alone in my love for them, apparently, because you can buy Pixar Short Films Collection 1 and Pixar Short Films Collection 2 on DVD.

New Disney shorts: Monsters University short "Party Central" available on Disney Movies Anywhere Continue reading »

Oct 022014
 

Have some kiddos on your holiday shopping list, but aren’t sure what to get them?  Maybe you’re just curious what this year’s hot toys will be so that you know what to buy now before they sell out.  Or you could be like me and you just love toys, and you’re curious what’s out there this year.

Hot Toys Guide for 2014

Here are a few of the toys that are likely to be on multiple wish lists this year! Continue reading »