Planes Fire and Rescue Activity Sheets

10 Printable Planes Fire and Rescue Activity Sheets

Are your kids so excited to see the new Planes movie? Planes: Fire & Rescue looks to be (dare I say it) even better than the first! With all of these fire and rescue vehicles, I bet little boys everywhere will be falling in love with new friends Cabbie, Blade Ranger, and Windlifter. From Walt Disney Studios: “Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new adventure-comedy about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite  firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic…

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Planes Fire and Rescue Coloring Pages

Planes: Fire and Rescue Coloring Pages

Is your little one dying to see Planes: Fire and Rescue? Just a few more days to wait! From Walt Disney Studios: “Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new adventure-comedy about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite  firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous  air racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is…

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BIG HERO 6

Big Hero 6

Walt Disney Pictures is at it again with a fun new animated movie coming to theaters this fall.   With all the heart and humor audiences expect from Walt Disney Animation Studios, Big Hero 6 is an action-packed comedy-adventure about robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada, who learns to harness his genius—thanks to his brilliant brother Tadashi and their like-minded friends: adrenaline junkie Go Go Tamago, neatnik Wasabi, chemistry whiz Honey Lemon and fanboy Fred. When a devastating turn of events catapults them into the midst of a dangerous plot unfolding in the…

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Quiche Lorraine Recipe from Le Cordon Bleu

Quiche Lorraine Recipe from Le Cordon Bleu #100FootJourney

Disney’s new movie The Hundred-Foot Journey arrives in theaters on August 8th! Please enjoy this Quiche Lorraine recipe straight from Le Cordon Bleu chefs!     In Disney’s The Hundred-Foot Journey, Hassan Kadam is a culinary ingénue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, the Kadam family, led by Papa, settles in the quaint village of Saint-Antonin-Noble-Val in the south of France. Filled with charm, it is both picturesque and elegant – the ideal place to…

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Maleficent: A Parent's Review

Maleficent: A Parent Review

Are you wondering if Maleficent is too scary for your kids? I’d take kids ages 8 and up, and would watch the following clips and view the images below with younger children before taking them. Here’s my Maleficent Parent Review:   A lot of kids will be asking to see the new Disney movie, Maleficent (pronounced mal-eff-eh-cent). The movie is a bit dark in comparison to Frozen or the movie it’s based off of, Sleeping Beauty. From Disney comes “Maleficent”—the…

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Maleficent Print & Play Activity

Maleficent Printable Activity

Think you know the story behind Maleficent–the villain in Disney’s Sleeping Beauty? Think again! Maleficent is the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the 1959 classic “Sleeping Beauty.” A beautiful, pure-hearted young woman, Maleficent has an idyllic life growing up in a peaceable forest kingdom, until one day when an invading army threatens the harmony of the land. Maleficent rises to be the land’s fiercest protector, but she ultimately suffers a ruthless betrayal—an act that begins to turn her…

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Million Dollar Arm Parents Review

Million Dollar Arm: A Parent’s Review

This week I had the opportunity to attend a screening of the new Walt Disney Pictures film Million Dollar Arm, a true story about a sports agent named JB Bernstein. JB is an L.A.-based bachelor who travels to India looking for cricket players to turn into baseball pitchers in a last ditch effort to save his career. I didn’t expect what I saw. I knew it was going to be good. But I didn’t expect to stay in my seat…

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Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day: The Movie

You gotta have the bad days so you can love the good days even more. Jack and I are so, so excited about seeing Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. We loved the book when he was younger. This fun family movie looks like one you can bring the entire family to! Here’s a sneak peek: In theaters Oct. 10, 2014, Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows 11-year-old Alexander as…

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Maleficent is coming!

Maleficent is coming!

I love seeing a good movie. One of the movies I’m most looking forward to this year is Maleficent, which opens May 30th. I’m excited because it’s going to be a movie like no other! You know what I mean–there are only so many plots to make. Sometimes it seems like this movie is the same as that movie with just different characters. Maleficent will tell the story of Disney’s most iconic villain–the one in Sleeping Beauty Maleficent is a…

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BEARS Parent Review and HUGE Activity Packet!

Disney BEARS Review and HUGE Activity Packet!

Last weekend at the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration we were able to take the kids to see a screening of the new Disneynature movie, BEARS. If you take your family to see BEARS between April 18-24, a portion of the sales will go to the National Park Foundation! photo courtesy Uma at ESPN Gameday Photos There were some very young kids in the theater and I overheard a few parents asking about the possibility of them seeing scenes that might frighten…

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Parent's Review

Captain America Parent’s Review – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I had the opportunity to see Captain America: The Winter Soldier this week and I loved it! It was filled with action, suspense, and everything you expect from the Marvel Superhero movies! Here’s my Captain America parent’s review: After the cataclysmic events in New York with The Avengers, Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” finds Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, living quietly in Washington, D.C. and trying to adjust to the modern world. But when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack,…

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How to draw a muppet: Step by step instructions

How To Draw A Muppet

This is one family that’s excited about the new Muppets movie!   Jack and I were able to watch the movie last weekend and we loved it! His favorite character was Kermit–mine has always been Animal. Muppets Most Wanted was a bit long for the littles (just under two hours), but we loved all of the singing, the comedy, and seeing our favorite characters. It’s definitely a must-see! This week, we practiced drawing Muppets!   Jack did a great job…

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Need For Speed: A Parent's Review

Need For Speed: A Parent Review

We had the opportunity to see the movie Need For Speed before it opened in theaters today. My husband and I took Michael (13) and we all loved it! Here’s a trailer to catch you up:   Need For Speed: A Parent Review Need For Speed is a fast-action movie about illegal street racing. The movie was shot without the use of any computer-generated special effects, which makes it a rare gem. The movie is based off a video game,…

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Interview With Patti Mallette, Mom of Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber’s Mom, Patti Mallette, Is Just Like You

As parents, we try to raise our kids to be the best they can be. We try to help them make the right choices, steer them in the right direction when they start to stray, and stand back and appreciate the moments when we can see they are on the right track. Patti Mallette is no different–she assured me of that when I spoke with her last week about her son, Justin Bieber. Wait–did I just say that Justin Bieber’s…

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Disney's FROZEN

Disney’s FROZEN Movie And A Snowman Treat!

Disney’s new animated movie FROZEN opened this week! Here’s a clip if you haven’t heard of the movie yet: Walt Disney Animation Studios presents “Frozen,” a stunning big-screen comedy adventure. Fearless optimist Anna sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa, whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf, Anna and Kristoff…

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Delivery Man Movie

Delivery Man Is In Theaters Now!

Do you remember when I first told you about Vince Vaughn’s new movie, Delivery Man? Well, it’s out in theaters this weekend! Steve and I caught a preview last week. We laughed a lot, and I may have teared up a time or two. Or three. It was a great date night movie! You know, taking 533 kids to the movies can’t be an easy task. Check out this fun infographic: Need a quick reminder of the movie? Watch this: Have…

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