Traveling the world with Disney on Ice

November was a tough month for us. My Dad was sick, then dying, and it was hard for all of us. I felt like I didn't have a lot of time or energy to do fun things with Q. For this reason, I was so thankful that we were able to make it to Disney on Ice this year. The timing of the show was both perfect and awful at the same time, because it was the day the end started for my Dad, but it gave both Q … [Read more...]

Into the Woods – a review

Just before Christmas, Q and I had the opportunity to see an advanced screening of Into the Woods. It was one that we had both been looking forward to seeing for a few months, ever since we started seeing previews for it, and were very excited about it. I will be honest though, based on the previews I had seen, I wasn't quite sure what to expect. I wasn't familiar with musical at all, and found … [Read more...]

Into the Woods – win tickets to the advanced screening!!!

Have you seen the previews for the new Walt Disney Studios movie "Into the Woods" yet? This is a movie that we first heard about a few months ago and have been eagerly anticipating ever since. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and … [Read more...]

Halloween recap – (not really) Wordless Wednesday

I know we are a few days past Halloween, but I haven't had a chance to post our fun Halloween pictures yet so here goes! Dress run at drum lessons - reading an Archie while waiting for his lesson to start Captain America keeping the beat Waiting for school to start on the big day. Like the dual superhero identity happening here? All ready for trick or treating Cap and his … [Read more...]

Making memories – Disney on Ice Let’s Party! comes to Vancouver

One of my favourite childhood memories was going to see the Ice Capades with my family as a special treat. The excitement of seeing the skaters, the music, the lights was enough to be something that has stuck in my memory well more than 20 years later. It is something that I hope to be able to give Q, just like my parents gave me. The past couple of years we have attended Disney on Ice when it … [Read more...]

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

Recently, we were lucky to have been asked to attend an advanced screening of Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. I've been looking forward to this movie for a while - I think it must have been in here summer that we saw a preview for it, and it looked hilarious. I am always on the hunt for movies that we can see as a family. It can be tricky, because my husband doesn't … [Read more...]

Sleeping Beauty – a Disney Classic

It's not a secret that I love Disney movies. I always have, for as long as I can remember, actually. There is just something so magical about seeing these stories turned into beautifully animated movies, at least for me. Some of my earliest movie memories are of Disney movies. So when I found out that Sleeping Beauty was going to be released as a Diamond edition Blu-Ray, I was really excited. … [Read more...]