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Tales From the Nursery: The Toddler Years

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Disney Junior Live! Pirate & Princess Adventure – Coming to Milwaukee! + Ticket Giveaway #DisneyJuniorLive

Yo ho, let’s go! Get ready for Disney Junior Live! Pirate & Princess Adventure coming to Milwaukee! Feld Entertainment is providing my family with complimentary tickets as well as tickets to giveaway. I dare say


I Want to See Maleficent for my Anniversary (+Printable Activities) #Maleficent

Our wedding anniversary is coming up on May 27th. Maleficent comes out in theaters on May 30th. It’s only logical that I want to go on a date to see it. I mean, Disney


Maleficent Makes Bad Look Good #Maleficent

A good villain is essential to a great story. But some villains are more than that. They can be complex; blurring the line between good and evil. The male villain who wins my heart is


Rissa Reads: Disney’s Frozen Books

We received Disney Frozen books to review. Confession: We didn’t see Frozen until it was released on Blu-ray/DVD. I pre-ordered it, so we watched it as soon as we got it. This was after Rissa


Celebrate Earth Day With Disneynature’s Bears Activity Packet! #MeetTheCubs

When I was little, I pretty much equated Earth Day with recycling and planting trees. I think it was easier to involve a classroom in those types of activities. But, you can celebrate Earth


10 Parenting Truths From Delivery Man #DeliveryManMovie

We received a copy of this movie for review purposes. When I heard about Delivery Man, I looked forward to a funny movie. I figured it would be a feel-good comedy, but it delivered more than


Captain America: The Winter Soldier Printable Activities #CaptainAmerica

It’s almost time… “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” comes to theaters on Friday, April 4th. Keep the excitement going for the fans at your house with a bunch of free printable activities from word


Free Printables: The Pirate Fairy Activities and Neverland Crafts #PirateFairy

We were on to something when we planned the kids’ pirate fairy birthday party. Except we didn’t know about The Pirate Fairy movie at that time! It came out on Blu-ray yesterday and I


New Captain America: The Winter Soldier Clips! #CaptainAmerica

I have a confession to make… before I watched Captain America, I thought it’d be kind of boring. For some reason I’ve had this misconception that Captain America was a boring superhero. Maybe it’s because


Maleficent’s Wings {Movie Trailer} #Maleficent

I love a good villain. It’s no secret that I adore Loki despite rooting for The Avengers to reign in his destruction. I find really good villains to be integral to great story lines–necessary, in


Disney’s Muppets Most Wanted Activities #MuppetsMostWanted

Are you looking forward to seeing Muppets Most Wanted? It’s in theaters starting March 21, 2014! We love the Muppets here. Don’t ask me to name my favorite though. That’s a tough question to


The Joy of Halloween When You’re 3 #sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stride Rite. I received products to facilitate my review and thank me for my participation. When I was growing up, Halloween was a


Toddler TV: Super Buddies and Dora’s Great Roller Skate Adventure

The movies mentioned were provided for review.  Super Buddies to the rescue! It’s sort of amusing because when this movie arrived, Rissa wasn’t very interested at first. I thought for sure she’d want to watch it


10 Things You Don’t Say to a Father of 533 Kids [DELIVERY MAN Exclusive Trailer!] #DeliveryManMovie

Family is interesting.  In a way we can’t choose them, yet we can.  Family runs deeper than blood, and sometimes… life serves it to you in the most unexpected way. Brian has shared a little


Free Printable Activities: Monsters University, Planes, and Minnie Mouse!

Before the kids even have a chance to complain of boredom I am going to equip you with a variety of free printable activities you can use this summer! Monsters University Click to download MU Coloring


Really Get Behind the Scenes With ‘Oz the Great and Powerful’ on Bluray

Did you know that Walt Disney wanted to make a movie about Oz for years? I previously shared why I enjoyed Oz the Great and Powerful after screening it in 3D.  While some were very


Toddler TV: Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Bubble Guppies, Dora & More!

Do you remember when you had to wait a week in between the episodes of your favorite shows?  I do, but my kids won’t.  They are growing up in an ever changing digitized on


Finding Nemo Sequel “Finding Dory” Coming in 2015!

I’ve often wondered about Dory’s backstory.  I mean, how did she come to be? Was she always so forgetful? I remember once while watching the Ellen Show that she joked about waiting for an


Free Printable Activities for Kids: Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph and Oz the Great and Powerful

It’s an exciting week with the release of Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph on Bluray/DVD on March 5, 2013, and Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful blowing into theaters on March 8, 2013.  That’s a whole


Why I Was Blown Away by Oz the Great and Powerful #DisneyOz

Oz the Great and Powerful is the perfect storm of beautiful imagery, humor, drama and action.  Brian and I attended a local screening in 3D and really enjoyed it.  We went in with high