Thomas & Friends™ Sodor’s Legend Of The Lost Treasure DVD giveaway

It's been several years since my oldest daughter watched Thomas the Train daily and begged to play with the train set each time we visited our local book store. While she has outgrown her love for Thomas, her baby sister isn't too far away from adoring Thomas & Friends™. We are well prepared for the fascination of the friendly train crew and as parents, love the messages shared in many episodes. Now that we have ditched cable and dish television, having a few DVDs will definitely be helpful Read More... {Read More...}

Disney Descendants Party

Growing up with a love for favorite Disney Princesses and Villains, it's easy to wonder what would happen if they had children. The new Disney Descendants is telling exactly that story! Imagine Maleficent's daughter, Mal, and Cruella de Vil's son, Carlos, attending school together while Chad Charming, son of Prince Charming and Cinderella, is not far away with Jane, the Fairy Godmother's shy magic loving daughter. This movie is going to be epic. The movie debuts on the Disney Channel Read More... {Read More...}

Shaun the Sheep ticket giveaway (AZ screening 7/25)

I received complimentary tickets to the Shaun the Sheep screening to host a giveaway for my readers in exchange for this post. All opinions and ideas are my own. Timmy the lamb was a favorite character in our home when my oldest daughter was younger. The hilarious little lamb was fun for the entire family and we are so excited to see Timmy star in Shaun the Sheep in theaters August 7, 2015! We are even more excited to attend a special advanced screening Saturday, July 25. If you can't wait Read More... {Read More...}

Free printable Inside Out feelings journal

Ever wonder what's going on inside someone's head? All. Day. Long. This year has been exciting for our six year old daughter. She became a big sister and graduated from kindergarten. She currently loves to play outside, swim and run through sprinklers, read, make crafts, and go to summer camp. She is most excited for a new summer camp with a best friend next week and our upcoming summer vacation. With all this excitement, she is also able to deliver some fierce emotions regarding her dislikes. Read More... {Read More...}

Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom – a survival story about a baby monkey and his momma

I was invited to a complimentary screening of Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom before it was released in theaters. All opinions are my own. It's been over six years since I had a newborn baby at home. With the arrival of our new daughter I was quickly reminded just how exhausting it is caring for an infant. Just a couple of days after her birth, attempting to maintain some normalcy for our six year old daughter, I attended a screening of Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom. We had been looking Read More... {Read More...}

A Girl Like Her film is spreading awareness about bullying

I received complimentary screening access to view A Girl Like Her prior to the theater release in exchange for this post. All opinions and ideas are my own. #AGirlLikeHerMovie Imagine being harassed everyday by the person you once called a best friend and never knowing why. Imagine dreading going to a place you once loved and felt safe. Now imagine not being able to tell anyone and hoping it would simply all go away. This is not just a storyline, this is what millions of children and young Read More... {Read More...}

Kids’ Day at the Phoenix Film Festival March 28 – Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom tickets giveaway

Thanks to the Phoenix Film Festival for sponsoring this post. I received complimentary tickets to the Disneynature's Monkey Kingdom screening to host a giveaway for my readers in exchange for this post. All opinions and ideas are my own. #PFF2015 I'm a mom to a very busy six year old with a lot of interests. She just recently started asking questions about how movies are made and refers to actors with a reference of all their starring roles. She has appeared in several news segments and Read More... {Read More...}

Things to do in Arizona during holiday break

With my daughter home from school for the next couple of weeks during her holiday break, we have a few fun family days planned. We aren't traveling during the holidays and being pregnant I really just wanted to stay close to home. We have a full lineup of things to do in Arizona during holiday break. 10 Things to do in Arizona during holiday break  Phoenix area activities 1) Plan a picnic at the Usery Mountain Regional Park and stop by the nature center to learn about animals found Read More... {Read More...}

Father’s Day Gift idea: a favorite spy DVD and free printable card

In college I studied Justice and was sure I would end up in the CIA. Clearly I'm not a CIA agent, but that doesn't mean I can't live out my action packed career dreams from my living room with the new  Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit DVD. My husband enjoys spy themed thrillers too so the release of the DVD comes at perfect timing the week before Father's Day! My five year old daughter loves to play the "I spy with my little eye..." game in the car with her daddy so I made a fun Read More... {Read More...}

Angelina Jolie in Maleficent movie is stunning (movie review)

From the time I first heard about the Maleficent movie, the untold version of the well known villain in Sleeping Beauty, I eagerly anticipated seeing the epic story in the theater.  I recently was invited to see Maleficent before it opened in theaters and my expectations were beyond exceeded. Maleficent is now playing in theaters and definitely worth seeing during opening weekend. As a longtime fan of Angelina Jolie, I was delighted to hear she was Read More... {Read More...}