With all the hustle and bustle of this time of year, it's a nice treat to be able to spend a few hours of family time watching a movie at the theatre - and snacking on popcorn, of course! Earlier this week, my family was able to attend an advanced screening of the latest Disney•Pixar movie, “The Good Dinosaur”, which is in theatres today (November 25)! Here's a brief synopsis:
"The Good Dinosaur" asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet Read more [...]
Encouraging girls to take an interest in S.T.E.A.M. (science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics)-based activities is a big thing right now. I find it kind of funny, because I was always good at math and science as a kid (lets not talk about statistics in university, ok?) and never reHmember anyone having the audacity to tell me that I shouldn't have excelled in those topics because I was a girl, but I also recognize that not all girls are that fortunate. I'm also a big fan of toys that Read more [...]
Winter is definitely on it's way, but for now our sidewalks are clear and we're trying to stay active outdoors as much as possible. The bikes have been put away in anticipation of the snow that we will surely see soon but we have a fun new toy to use: a Rockboard Original Scooter. The Rockboard Original Scooter comes fully assembled. All I had to do was take it out of the box, set the handles up (they fold down for storage) and adjust the handles to the correct height.
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Ever since we saw the advance screening of Disney•Pixar’s "Inside Out", my daughters have been asking when they could have it to watch at home. That day has finally come, since "Inside Out" is now available on Digital HD & Blu-ray Combo Pack!
"Do you ever look at someone and wonder what’s going on inside their head? Disney-Pixar’s “Inside Out” takes an exciting and hilarious journey into the mind to find the answer. Based in Headquarters, the control center of 11-year-old Riley’s Read more [...]
Books are my go-to gift to buy and suggest. It's no secret that we're a family of bookworms and I was so happy when one of the first things that Ashlyn asked to put on her list to Santa was the new "The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party" by Shannon and Dean Hale. We are busier than ever these days but a guaranteed bright spot for all of us is when we snuggle up and read a bedtime story or two at night. I am happy to partner with Candlewick Press again this year to bring you some great Read more [...]