Category Archives: Disney

Celebrate Star Wars with Force Friday

Star Wars Logo

For the last couple of weeks, my husband has been asking me what I’ve been writing for Force Friday. As a Star Wars fan he is interested to see what will be available that day. What is Force Friday? Force Friday is a Star Wars celebration on Friday, September 4 beginning at 12:01a. The new merchandise for upcoming movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens. […]

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Khan Academy Launches Pixar in a Box

Khan Academy Launches Pixar in a Box

My daughter started using Khan Academy for math last school year. We have kept up with using it periodically over the summer and she has really shown progress in math. She has asked about other topics and also completed the Hour of Code module. Unfortunately, a lot of the other topics are too advanced for her – she’s not quite ready for Organic […]

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A new Star Wars: The Force Awakens Teaser Trailer

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Today in Anaheim, J.J. Abrams (writer/director/producer) and Kathleen Kennedy (producer) kicked off Star Wars Celebration with a new teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens which opens on December 18 2015. I love the new trailer for how it integrates the new story with elements of the classic story. The trailer shows new parts of the series including the new look of the […]

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Finally a New Trailer for Marvel’s Ant-Man

Marvel's Ant-Man One Sheet

While my husband and daughter are excited for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron being released on May 1, they have been expressing concern that they have not seen a lot of promotion for July’s Ant-Man. Today, Marvel released the following trailer for Ant-Man: I watched the trailer earlier today and knew which scene would be my daughter’s favorite. She had her […]

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Throwback Thursday – Disneyland

TBT Disneyland Ariel's Grotto

I’m loving the new feature of Facebook that shows you photos that you have posted in previous years. It definitely provides inspiration for Throwback Thursday posts! One year ago today, we were spending Spring Break at Disneyland. The picture that Facebook showed me was of my daughter eating Chinese on the wharf at California Adventure. As we were ordering, the cashier heard my daughter and […]

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Star Wars Available on Digital Starting Tomorrow

We are big Star Wars fans in my family. Of course that means we have multiple copies of the movies – VHS (two versions), DVD, BluRay. The one version we don’t have is a digital copy since it was not available…until tomorrow. As part of the countdown to Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens releasing in December 2015, the previous 6 […]

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