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Disney Home Entertainment Preview and a Giveaway!

DVD Prize Package

I always love to see exciting new things that the people at Disney are working on. The last morning I was in LA back in June, we were given a preview of some amazing things to come! Disney is always hard at work when it comes to entertaining the whole family and we saw just that in these new home entertainment releases! The one thing I was most excited about was The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition! This has always been one of my absolute favorite … [Read more...]

Disney’s Planes and Jamba Juice Soaring the Skies Together with a Giveaway

Jamba Juice promo

In honor of the super cool partnership that has formed between Disney's Planes and Jamba Juice, we are going to do a giveaway for a Jamba Juice gift card! Jamba Juice was kind enough to send me a gift card as well as one to give away! If you've not read my reasons why you should see Planes, please do! My little ones love a Jamba Juice treat on occasion and yours will, too!! Enter to win so you can take the whole family out for a treat! Check out … [Read more...]

Toys for My Airplane Loving Toddler #DisneyPlanesEvent

Disney Planes Toys

I've talked before about how much LA adores airplanes! When I went to the premiere in Los Angeles  I got a sneak peak at the Disney Planes merchandise I was beyond excited! You see, I saw this merchandise in June and LA's birthday is in July so I was planning ahead just what I was going to tell people to get him for his birthday! Smart thinking, huh!? ;) There were so many things I saw that my soon to be three year old would love! This was … [Read more...]

Check Out the New Disney Interactive Planes Video Game and Enter to Win!

Planes Video Games

We love video games in our home. Ok, well...the guys love video games!! We got the Wii system a few years back and have since had lots of family fun, which is why I was super excited to learn that the new Planes video game was exclusive to Nintendo! When I was in LA in June we got to meet the people who worked on developing the game! How fun is that!? It was a fun session with them and seeing the game early was super cool! We were able to see … [Read more...]

Our Interview with El Chu – That’s Who! #DisneyPlanesEvent

El Chu

If you don't know who El Chu is, that means you haven't gone to see Disney's Planes yet. What are you waiting for?!? I'm telling you, once again, this film is amazing!! You and the kids will adore it! When I was in LA for the Monsters University Premiere, one of the days was filled with Planes fun! The absolute funnest interview we did was with Carlos Alazraqui, the voice of El Chu in the movie. Carlos had us laughing almost the entire time! Such … [Read more...]

Planes – Race to the Finish Activity Sheets #DisneyPlanesEvent

Here in Michigan we are still on summer break! There are a few weeks left until all of the kids return to school. With this being the first weekend of the exciting release of Disney's Planes I wanted to share some super cool activity sheets with you! Did you take your kids to see the movie yesterday? If not, check out my reasons why you should! Click on the button below to access Race to the Finish PDF file! Planes really is one of the best … [Read more...]

It’s Here!! It’s Here!! Disney’s Planes is in Theaters Today! #DisneyPlanesEvent

I have to say this is the movie I've been most excited about this year. There are many reasons and some I'll tell you about today to get you just as excited to see Disney's Planes THIS WEEKEND!!!! It's here, it's here!!! Granted, I have already seen the movie during a sneak preview when I was in LA earlier this summer, but that is more reason for you to REALLY listen to me and take the kids to see it this weekend! I really do know what I'm … [Read more...]

An Interview with Teri Hatcher, Dottie in Disney’s Planes #DisneyPlanesEvent

Teri Hatcher as Dottie

When I receive the agenda for my trip to LA back in June one of the many things I was thrilled to see was a sit down interview with TERI HATCHER! Teri voices the role of Dottie in the Planes movie and I have been a fan of Teri Hatcher for a very long time! When it was time for the interview we did find out that Teri unfortunately had come down sick with a terrible sinus infection so she was unable to sit down with us...in person. Teri, feeling … [Read more...]

A Sit Down Talk with the Director & Producer of Disney’s Planes #DisneyPlanesEvent

Planes Director and Producer

When I was in LA in June I was thrilled to take part in a day full of Disney's Planes. This movie is absolutely amazing and I can't wait for not only my children to see it, but I can't wait for all of you to see it! Part of our day included a sit down interview with Planes Director Klay Hall and Producer Traci Balthazor-Flynn. These two were incredibly friendly and fun to talk with! Interviewing the Director and Producer of … [Read more...]

Living a Dream as a Voice Actress in Disney’s Planes #DisneyPlanesEvent

Voice Character in Planes

It's been a dream of my husband's for a long time to see the behind the scenes process of making cartoons. He's often talked about how exciting it would be to do voice work and to really get a hands on experience doing voice work and seeing how it's all put together. When I was in California last month for the Monsters University premiere and the Disney Planes event I was able to experience just what he's been dreaming about forever! If there was … [Read more...]

Saving Mr. Banks Trailer Now Available on AOL Moviefone and You Tube

Who among us loved Mary Poppins? I know I do, but did you know that Disney began his quest to get the rights to “Mary Poppins” in the 1940s as a promise to his two daughters after they begged him to make a movie of their favorite book?  “Saving Mr. Banks” is the first film to depict the iconic entrepreneur Walt Disney and it comes out later this year! I can't wait to see it! Check out this new trailer that is now available on AOL Moviefone and … [Read more...]

Learning About the Art Behind Animation #DisneyPlanesEvent

Disney Story Artist

My day at the Disney Planes event last month in California was full of all kinds of information and fun! I was inspired and intrigued all day! I've always been interested in the art behind cartoons and to actually sit and speak with a story artist and learn from him was a dream come true! I only wish my teen son, the artist in the family, could have been there, too! ;) Art Hernandez was incredibly kind and down to earth person! Our group … [Read more...]

Animating Disney’s Planes with Ethan Hurd #DisneyPlanesEvent

Asst Animation Director

When you were little, chances are you dreamed of growing up doing an amazingly fun job such as creating the cartoons you loved to watch. Now that we are adults, how many actually pursued that career? I was recently given the honor of attending the Disney Planes event where I was able to take part in a question and answer session with assistant animation director, Ethan Hurd. Ethan attended school at the California Institute of Arts and now has an … [Read more...]

Disney Planes – New Character Posters Now Available! #DisneyPlanesEvent

Disney Planes Character

Four new character posters for Disney’s PLANES are now available! This movie is OUT OF THIS WORLD and I cannot wait for LA to see it! He is going to love, love, love it...as I am sure every toddler in America will! :) Check out these fun new character posters! Disney's Planes OFFICIAL BOILERPLATE: From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane … [Read more...]

Disney’s Frozen – New Trailer and Images Now Available! #DisneyFrozen

Disney's Frozen

Disney has yet another fascinating movie coming soon! Frozen is set to hit theaters November 27th! (perfect Thanksgiving weekend movie!!) Check out these amazing photos and the trailer...just enough to tease us all! ;) The Frozen Trailer (teaser!)   The Frozen Details OFFICIAL BOILERPLATE: Walt Disney Animation Studios, the studio behind “Tangled” and “Wreck-It Ralph,” presents “Frozen,” a stunning big-screen comedy … [Read more...]

Go Back to School with Monsters in Monsters University! #MonstersUPremiere

Monsters U Premiere

Disclosure: I was provided with a trip to Hollywood to attend the Monsters University premiere in exchange for my honest opinion on this and various topics that will be covered in the coming weeks. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Going back to school doesn't seem like the most appealing thing in the world, especially during the summer. Monsters University is your reason to go back to school this summer and trust … [Read more...]

My Top Five Moments at the Monsters University Premiere

Monsters University Blue Carpet

Disclosure: I was provided with a trip to Hollywood to attend the Monsters University premiere in exchange for my honest opinion on this and various topics that will be covered in the coming weeks. All opinions are 100% my own and are not influenced in any way. Wow! I can't believe it's over already! It seemed like it took forever to get here and when I was actually in California, time just flew! It was amazing! Now, I get to tell you in more … [Read more...]

Happy Father’s Day from Monsters University and MOGM #MonstersUPremiere

Monsters University Wishes

You all should know by now that I'll be leaving in the morning for LA for see the premiere of Monsters University! Well, they wanted to wish all of the dads out there a Happy Father's Day!  I am thankful to have today to spend with my amazing husband and father of my children! I hope you are all blessed with a fabulous day! Happy Father's Day to all of the fathers out there...and to the women reading this, please tell the men in your lives … [Read more...]

Gearing Up for the Monsters University Premiere! #MonstersUPremiere

Monsters U Clutch

So, it's less than a week away. I can't believe it! I know it's going to go so fast once that plane lands in LA and I am going to savor every moment! I know some of you are very excited about following my journey to the Monsters University premiere and I sincerely thank you for that! I wanted to give you some more details about the plans!! Details on What I'll be Doing (ok, SOME Details!) I fly out of my local airport Monday morning and will … [Read more...]

Serve Students Breakfast in the Beastly Breakfast Blitz #MonstersUPremiere

Beastly Breakfast Blitz

Are you ready to have some fun with Monsters University? Well, the MONSTERS UNIVERSITY students are waiting on YOU to serve them healthy breakfasts with milk as fast as you can in the new game, “Beastly Breakfast Blitz”! Who doesn't love a good game? I have to warn you though...this is a very addictive game! I may just be using this game to pass the time over the next week while I'm waiting on my flight to LA to see the premiere! I can't wait to … [Read more...]

Homework That’s Fun? YES, with Monsters University! #MonstersUPremiere

Monsters University game

I've mentioned that I'm going to be attending the world premiere of Monsters University in a few weeks and I can't wait to share every moment with all of you via social media! Disney has sent me some homework to share with all of you! No worries though, this is FUN homework....like so fun you AND the kiddos will enjoy it! Keep busy with these activities and know that soon you'll be able to read even more about the fabulous movie and you may or … [Read more...]

I’m Graduating with Disney and Pixar! Well, sorta…at the #MonstersUPremiere

Monsters University

I'm a life-long fan of Disney. I cannot remember EVER disliking anything Disney...it's always been a love affair with me! I've been sharing some great info with you about the upcoming release of Monsters University and I just found out some incredible news (ok, well it was late last week) that I am thrilled to share! I'm going to school and I'll be graduating...well, it FEELS like it, anyway! :) Check it out!!! YES, I WAS INVITED TO ATTEND … [Read more...]