My favorite day of the week is Friday. Not just because it kicks off the weekend, but also because it is “stay home with mommy day.” In other words, Sissy doesn’t go to school on Friday so it is mommy-daughter day. Fridays are filled with tea parties, craft projects, dress up and lots of playtime – I wouldn’t have it any other way.
Vacations are one of the best ways to make lasting family memories. But sometimes getting to the vacation with small children can be downright painful. Whether you fly or drive, it is important to plan ahead in order to be ready for… well, anything. These are my top tips for traveling with a preschooler. 10 […]
It is time once again for Epcot’s Flower and Garden Festival 2016. Known for its elaborate topiary displays, the 23rd Flower and Garden Festival has so much to offer visiting families that the Festival has been expanded from 75 to 90 days for 2016. I attended a sneak preview of the Flower and Garden Festival […]
My family loves to cruise, and some our favorite family vacations have been aboard a Disney cruise. Having taken three magical Disney Cruises I am often asked by friends and family for my best Disney Cruise packing tips. So I finally decided to sit down to share 20 things to pack for a Disney Cruise.
Zootopia will capture your heart. It is so unlike any animal movie ever done, and yet it has every beloved Disney element including clever humor, lovable characters, smart lessons, a great story and a catchy theme song. In this Zootopia spoiler-free review, you will see why I recommend this movie for kids of all ages. […]
Disney movies are not just heartwarming and funny with great characters, they are also filled with messages to inspire, remind and teach. Zootopia is filled with important messages about acceptance, self-examination and staying true to yourself. In a clever, light-hearted manner this world of animals embodies the best (and the worst) of humanity while teaching kids […]
Discover 6 cleverly hidden Zootopia Easter Eggs including references to Disney movies past and future, inside jokes and special cameo appearances.
Creating an animal world unlike anything we have ever seen before was the challenge given to Walt Disney Animation Studios when it embarked on the journey to Zootopia. More than four years later, we will finally see how everything comes together when Zootopia comes out March 4, but in the mean time let’s look at how […]
My girls can’t get enough Star Wars. So I was delighted to partner with General Mills Big G Cereal to create a craft inspired by the glow in the dark Star Wars decals found in specially-marked packages. This glow in the dark Star Wars craft was met with squeals of delight when I showed it to my […]
Before one animated character is drawn, it is all about the story. And when I met with the story team from Disney’s Zootopia I learned that the process to get the story exactly right is on going from initial ideas through the last deadline, changes big and small happen can happen everyday and to any scene. “The movie […]
My little space explorer knew exactly how she wanted to celebrate her 4th birthday – with a Miles from Tomorrowland Birthday Party. So I set out on a mission to create an out-of-this-world party featuring Miles, Merk and the whole Calisto family. Miles From Tomorrowland Birthday Party Inside our very own Stellasphere, the space-themed birthday […]
It isn’t every day you get to go on the set of one of your favorite TV shows, and it certainly isn’t every day that you get to try on the star’s most iconic accessory. But on that day, you do your best to take in everything, remember every detail and, of course, post for a […]
Agent Carter season 2 is back in a new city with new adventures, new characters and new costumes. But don’t worry, everything you love about Agent Carter remains from the quick wit to the lovable characters. I had the opportunity to visit the Agent Carter set and meet Hayley Atwell (Peggy Carter), James D’Arcy (Jarvis) […]
Hot on the heels of the biggest movie of all time, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Disney is already gearing up for a hot 2016 with a new Disney Princess, the return Dory, the remake of two classic tails, two new Marvel adventures and another Star Wars movie and more! If you are making plans for […]
Disney has a long history of animated films starring animals that have captured our hearts including Bambi, The Jungle Book, Dumbo, Robin Hood, The Lady And The Tramp (currently playing at my house) and The Lion King. From the what I have seen of Zootopia, Disney’s newest animated animal film will rank with the best of them, […]