Hobbies to Keep Your Family Active and Healthy

Enjoying active hobbies can boost your physical stamina, memory skills, and thinking abilities. Additionally, you can enhance family bonds and relationships. If you don’t know where to start, here are some ideas to get you on a way to having fun. Bike the Blues Away Biking isn’t just for children, and it’s a fun way to enjoy the outdoors while burning calories. This meaningful activity reduces … [Read more...]

Interview: Edward James Olmos (voice of “Chicharron”) Disney/Pixar COCO #PixarCocoEvent

Disney/Pixar's COCO is now playing in theaters everywhere. Scoring high reviews with critics and movie goers alike, the film is officially a hit. It’s been a while since I was so emotionally affected by a movie, let alone an animated film. I have seen COCO twice and both times were an incredible experience. This is one beautiful movie that I am thrilled to be blogging about. While in LA a few … [Read more...]

Coco Exclusive: Anthony Gonzalez (Miguel) & Alanna Ubach (Mama Imelda) Interview #PixarCocoEvent

I agree with the critics, "Pixar's Coco is the must see movie of the season". I have seen it twice already, and am looking forward to seeing it again in a few weeks with friends. Such a beautiful and engaging film. Entertaining for the whole family. If you haven't seen it yet, what are you waiting for? Coco is now playing in theaters everywhere. Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban … [Read more...]

Mariah Carey’s All I Want for Christmas Is You Free Activity Sheets & Blu-ray Giveaway

When little Mariah (Breanna Yde) sees a darling little puppy named “Princess” at the pet store, she suddenly knows exactly what she wants for Christmas. Before her Christmas wish can come true, she must prove that she can dog-sit her uncle’s dog, Jack, a scraggly rascal; in fact, the worst dog in the county! Jack turns Mariah and her family’s perfect holiday preparations upside down in hilarious … [Read more...]

Disney/Pixar’s Coco Themed Product Line, Something For Everyone #PixarCocoEvent

Disney/Pixar's Coco is now playing in theaters everywhere. Coco is the family movie to see this holiday season. And, just in-time for gift giving comes a series of fun Coco themed products. We had a hands on sneak peek of several Coco products during the LA press junket. I saw some really nice items, there is definitely something for everyone. I’ve listed some of my top picks below. Of-course … [Read more...]

Behind The Scenes of Olaf’s Frozen Adventure, In Theaters Nov 22nd #OlafsFrozenAdventure #PixarCocoEvent

Frozen fans get ready, Walt Disney Animation Studios is bringing Olaf’s Frozen Adventure to the big screen, in front of Disney-Pixar’s original feature film COCO for a limited time beginning November 22nd. Featuring four new original songs, the 21-minute featurette welcomes the original cast and characters back to the big screen, including Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), who is on a mission to … [Read more...]

Disney/Pixar COCO: Gael Garcia Bernal (voice of “Hector”) Interview #PixarCocoEvent

Disney/Pixar COCO opens in theaters everywhere on November 22nd! Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious … [Read more...]

First Look @ Disney•Pixar’s The INCREDIBLES 2 #Incredibles2

Everyone’s favorite family of superheroes is back in “Incredibles 2” – but this time Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is in the spotlight, leaving Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell) and Dash (voice of Huck Milner) to navigate the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life. It’s a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware … [Read more...]

Big Hero 6: The Series “Baymax Returns” on Disney XD #BigHero6

Look who's back! The award winning Big Hero 6 movie is soon to be a television series! Starting with a one-hour primetime movie that will air Monday, November 20 at 8 p.m simultaneously on Disney XD and Disney Channel. The movie, called “Baymax Returns,” will serve as a launching pad for the series, which will debut in early 2018. The series will continue the adventures and friendship of Hiro, … [Read more...]

The Festive Hollywood Premiere of Disney/Pixar’s COCO & Movie Review #PixarCocoEvent

It was a colorful, and festive evening as Disney/Pixar’s COCO took over Hollywood for it’s U.S. premiere at the beautiful El Capitan Theatre and I had the honor of attending! Disney/Pixar’s COCO is a celebration of family, culture and music. The Hollywood Pre Party was just that - decked out in beautiful vibrant colors, amazing authentic food, beautiful dancers, live mariachi bands that could … [Read more...]

CARS 3 Now on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & Armie Hammer Interview #Cars3

Disney and Pixar present CARS 3, a fast-paced new tale of Lightning McQueen, his classic CARS friends and a new spirited trainer Cruz Ramirez! Lighting finds himself pushed out of racing by a new generation of faster and younger cars and goes on a journey to discover where he belongs in this new type of high-octane competition. CARS 3- the third film in the now-iconic CARS film franchise is now … [Read more...]

The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature Clip & Free Activity Sheets

Surly and his friends are back in the action-packed animated adventure, The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature, coming to Digital on October 31, 2017 and on Blu-rayTM, DVD, and On Demand on November 14, 2017 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. Filled with heart and animal hijinks, this family-friendly comedy introduces new fan-favorite characters including Mr. Feng (Jackie Chan, Kung Fu Panda), … [Read more...]

Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole Recipe #VeganFoodShare

October is finally here, and we're getting excited about Halloween! It's time to pull out the decorations and create some creepy, spooky treats. Like this easy Halloween: Pumpkin Puke Guacamole dip. First open the top and completely clean out a small pumpkin. Then use a crayon to draw the eyes and mouth. Be sure the mouth is low, and open enough to spew out the guacamole dip. Carve. Guacamole … [Read more...]

A First Look @ Spies In Disguise

Fox Animation, Chernin Entertainment and Blue Sky Studios have recently announced the voice casting for their upcoming animated film SPIES IN DISGUISE. Lance Sterling, debonair secret agent extraordinaire (voiced by Will Smith). Photo Credit: Blue Sky Studios Walter, the scientific genius who creates Lance's gadgets (voiced by Tom Holland). Photo Credit: Blue Sky Studios SPIES IN DISGUISE … [Read more...]

Disney•Pixar’s COCO – New Clip, Movie Images & Featurette #PixarCocoEvent #PixarCoco

I’m excited to share with my readers a new clip, movie images and featurette from Disney•Pixar’s COCO which opens in theatres everywhere this Thanksgiving (November 22nd)! About the movie: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). … [Read more...]

Spookley The Square Pumpkin Review & Blu-Ray Combo & Plush Toy Giveaway

In a world where the only good pumpkins are round pumpkins, Spookley is teased because of his square shape. Shunned by the other pumpkins, Spookley is befriended by Edgar, Allan and Poe, three hilarious spiders, who convince him that, square or not, he has a right to be the Pick of the Patch. But Big Tom and Little Tom, the pumpkin bullies in the patch, continue to tease and taunt Spookley. … [Read more...]

The Nightmare Before Christmas – Returns to Regal Cinemas this Halloween Weekend

I am very excited to share that this Halloween weekend, Friday, October 27th – Tuesday, October 31st, you can celebrate the Halloween holiday with Jack Skellington, Sally, Oogie Boogie and more as Disney’s beloved classic THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS returns for a limited engagement exclusively in over 300 Regal cinemas locations nationwide! Tickets are now on sale at select Regal theaters. … [Read more...]

Win Four Free Tickets to Peppa Pig’s Surprise @ The Fox Theatre Detroit

Surprise, Peppa Pig fans! A brand new, live stage show announced today ensures Peppa Pig will be touring North America through 2017 and beyond. Peppa Pig’s Surprise will visit more than 60 cities, stopping by the Fox Theatre on Saturday, October 28 at 5 p.m. The Peppa Pig stage show, based on Entertainment One’s (eOne) top-rated TV series, airing daily on Nick Jr., is one of the most successful … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done of the past seven days. Invited family over last weekend, and through Sunday afternoon. You know you're surrounding yourself with the right people when you spend most of that time smiling and laughing. Drove our older granddaughter to school because it was raining. I forgot how hectic the morning drop off scene is at an elementary school. Parents are crazy! Was awake way … [Read more...]

Jim Henson’s Word Party Free Birthday Kit & Plush Toy Giveaway

Word Party is a vocabulary building show from The Jim Henson Company that follows four adorable baby animals as they sing, dance and play. The show invites our youngest viewers to help teach the baby animals new words, practice these new words themselves, and celebrate these achievements with a "Word Party!" Word Party is produced using the groundbreaking Henson Digital Puppetry Studio, a … [Read more...]

Look Who Graduated! 5 Simple Tips for a Great Graduation Party #partysupplies #orientaltrading

Our daughter graduated high school this year, class of 2017 and I still can not believe it. Senior year was like a world-wind. It was all S.A.T.'s, prom-dresses, senior pictures, finals and puff - you were done. Where did the time go? Yet, as fast as it went by, we tried to take it all in, trust me, because it really is a special time. A time to celebrate. We threw Allison a graduation party, … [Read more...]

Disney•Pixar’s COCO – Free Coloring & Activity Sheets #PixarCoco

With Disney•Pixar’s COCO opening in theatres this Thanksgiving (November 22nd), I'm excited to share a few free coloring and activity sheets with my readers. The movie looks amazing, packed with great music, and stunning animation. I know my family is really looking forward to seeing COCO on the big screen. About the movie: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice … [Read more...]

A Look @ Ferdinand, In Theaters December 15th #Ferdinand

Inspired by the beloved book "The Story of Ferdinand" by Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson, FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can’t judge a bull by its cover. Cast: John … [Read more...]