Moana Disney Animator Darrin Butters Interview and why I love Hei Hei the chicken

Moana Disney Animator Darrin Butters feature

Disney Animator Darrin Butters is no stranger to success. But sitting down with him to discuss his role as a Moana Animator, he shares nothing but true enthusiasm for the excitement he recognizes when fans can learn from speaking to him about his work. His career is inspiring and you will absolutely adore the life he gave Maui, voiced by Dwayne Johnson, in Disney's Moana. The Moana Disney Animator is very passionate about his work and why he loves creating art that speaks to people - both Read More... {Read More...}

Evil Queen’s Punch Recipe

Evil Queen's Punch Recipe feature

If you love Disney Villains like our family, there's not a more iconic image than the Evil Queen preparing Snow White's poison apple. During my live segment on Arizona Midday last year celebrating with a Disney Descendants party, I made bubbly lime green Evil Queen's punch and have had many requests for the recipe ever since. The quick two ingredient Evil Queen's Punch recipe is perfect to celebrate your favorite Villain or to debut during a Halloween party! Evil Queen's Punch Read More... {Read More...}

Free printable Finding Dory writing prompt

Finding Dory printable writing prompt feature

With a deep love for the ocean and marine animals, my seven year old daughter was very excited to see Finding Dory. Marlin, Nemo and friends are favorite characters and regularly revisited for family movie nights in our home. Finding Nemo taught us about family and not giving up but Finding Dory brings another important message: celebrating differences. We saw Finding Dory before it's release date in theaters and were deeply touched by the beautiful sentiment. We are all unique and Read More... {Read More...}

The Jungle Book Red Flower Snack

The Jungle Book Red Flower Snack feature

Loving The Jungle Book as a child, I was ecstatic when the movie was remade and finally in theaters this month. The story of Mowgli, the "man-cub" growing up in the jungle as being raised by wolves does so much more than make you relive your childhood favorite. The original animated and the new live-action film have their similar storylines and characters but offer a much difference cinematic experience. You'll fall in love with Neel Sethi, the boy actor that transforms Mowgli from Read More... {Read More...}

Disneyland Diamond Days Sweepstakes Winner – We won the daily VIP experience!

Disneyland Diamond Days Sweepstakes Winner feature photo

We visit Disneyland a lot. Living in Arizona, just a six hour car drive away, most spontaneous weekend plans land us in Anaheim to visit the Happiest Place on Earth. We are annual pass holders. We were on the Club 33 waitlist for over 7 years. Our oldest daughter had her first visit to the park at nine months old. Our baby has been visiting since last year at just four months old. We are the ultimate Disney fans and have a great love for Disneyland. My husband has entered the Disneyland Diamond Read More... {Read More...}

Officer Clawhauser Donuts Recipe

Zootopia Officer Clawhauser Donuts featured

Zootopia's Officer Clawhauser is everything opposite of what you would expect in a cheetah. He's not fierce. He's not fast. And he doesn't eat prey. Instead he is hilariously funny, eclectic and loves donuts. His admiration for sugar steals the scene in his first appearance in Zootopia. With the film now in theaters, the Officer Clawhauser donuts recipe is the perfect way to celebrate. Officer Clawhauser loves two things: pop star Gazelle and donuts. He is a joyful character and I would Read More... {Read More...}