The Finest Hours Movie Review

The Finest Hours is based on the incredible true story from 1952.  It’s almost unbelievable and the movie keeps you on the edge of your seat.   OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: A heroic action-thriller, “The Finest Hours” is the remarkable true story of the most daring rescue mission in the history of the Coast Guard. Presented in Digital 3D™, […]

Star Wars Inspired Bento Box

Make this Star Wars inspired bento box you will. Yes, hmmm. Do you have Star Wars fans in your house? We definitely are excited for The Force Awakens (read our review here before you take the kiddos)! This is a lunch I made for my kids to get them ready for the movie. I find they are […]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Review

Read our spoiler free Star Wars: The Force Awakens Movie Review and find out if it is worth all the hype. Earlier this week, I attended a secret press screening of the newest episode in the Star Wars franchise…Star Wars: The Force Awakens. I’ve always love the Star Wars movies, though I’m not a super […]

The Good Dinosaur Movie Review

Earlier this week, I was able to take my 6 year old son to a media preview of the The Good Dinosaur.  Make sure to keep reading my The Good Dinosaur Movie Review to find out why I don’t think it’s appropriate for really young children. Official Synopsis: “The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What […]

Inside Out Movie Review

OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Do you ever look at someone and wonder what is going on inside their head? Disney•Pixar’s original new film “Inside Out” ventures inside the mind to find out. Based in Headquarters, the control center inside 11-year-old Riley’s mind, five Emotions are hard at work, led by lighthearted optimist Joy (voice of Amy Poehler), whose mission is to […]

Tomorrowland Movie Review

  OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity, embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place […]

Avengers: Age of Ultron Movie Review

The next installment of the blockbuster Avengers series is hitting theaters this weekend.  Find out if it’s appropriate to take your kids and what this Marvel fan family thought of Avengers: Age of Ultron. Our family is a fan of the Avengers movie series, we’ve seen them all several times and always look forward to […]

Monkey Kingdom Movie Review

Last weekend my 5yo son and I headed off to the movies early to see the media screening of Monkey Kingdom.  This was both of our first experience with a DisneyNature movie so we didn’t know what to expect. We feel head over heels in love with these monkeys and you will too.  This is […]

Disney Activity Sheets

  Disney on Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy $5 off with code MOM5 Not valid on Front row or VIP seats No double discounts Restrictions and fees may apply Tickets $2 more day of show WHERE: US Airways Center – 201 E. Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004 WHEN: April 8 – 12, 2015 Wednesday, April 8 7:00 PM Thursday, […]

McFarland USA Movie Review

McFarland, USA is a story about hopes, fears, dreams, and overcoming obstacles.  It also has Kevin Costner in his best performance in years! Official Synopsis: Based on the 1987 true story, “McFarland, USA” follows novice runners from McFarland, an economically challenged town in California’s farm-rich Central Valley, as they give their all to build a cross-country […]