I just saw Disney’s new Pete’s Dragon movie, and my favorite part of the film had to be the gorgeous scenery. We just returned from a 3-week family road trip up the Pacific Coast, and the lush forrest in Pete’s Dragon made me feel like we were back there.
The new Pete’s Dragon is a fun re-imagining of the classic dragon tail. It’s quite a different storyline than the semi-animated Pete’s Dragon you probably remember from your childhood, but it’s far more epic. I love the inclusion of a friendly park ranger, and Robert Redford’s character was so engaging, but then I’ve had a crush on him since I was a teenager.
There are some intense parts, and the opening scene actually had me in tears. I think it’s on par with Maleficent, and I recommend reading the review over on Parent Previews if you want a more detailed play by play of the movie.
Last week my girls and I saw an advanced screening of Disney/Pixar’s new Inside Out. We all loved the movie, and it’s really saying something when both my 4 year old and me enjoy a show so much we can’t wait to see it again. Afterwards, my girls and I brainstormed Inside Out party ideas and crafts over ice cream. Our favorite idea was this “Jar of Joy.”
We have been pretty excited to see Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson, which opens in theaters today. Created by Disney and rated PG, this may look like a perfect film for a family movie night, but before you head out to the theater with your crew, here’s what you should know.
We first saw a trailer for Tomorrowland when we took our family to see Disney’s new Cinderella movie in March. In that glimpse, Tomorrowland looked like a fun, family movie; however, we recently saw a few more intense trailers (particularly the one below) that left us wondering for what ages the movie is appropriate. Happily we were invited to an early screening of the show, and we paid careful attention to figure out which of our kids we should take to see it.
Okay, I’m not sure, but I think this might be the LONGEST post in the world…. so be warned. When we shared our Tangled Birthday Party we broke it into several posts, but we found that a lot of people who arrived at our posts from the archives or Pinterest missed some of the ideas so we decided to give you all our Birthday Party ideas inspired by Disney’s Frozen Movie in one, massive post. At least there are lots of pretty pictures…
Let’s begin with the Frozen Party Invitation because of course you need a cute invite to have a Frozen party right? We created this darling snowflake patterned invitation, and I get cold just looking at it! Get the printable Frozen birthday party invitation template personalized with your party details in the Supermom Co-op. For a touch of something extra we added iridescent glitter to the large snowflake on all our invitations.
I get really excited about little things, like the fact that we cut larger paper snowflakes that looked EXACTLY like the snowflake on the Frozen party invite. Anyone else realize how incredibly awesome that is, or am I just a bit crazy?? Be sure to read our tutorial on how to cut a perfect snowflake to see how to work this magic. Wouldn’t it be fun to tuck a folded up snowflake into the envelope with the party invites?
Behold the party table…. see all that snowy goodness, do you feel an icy chill in the air? Are you laughing at me now?? (Can you tell I’m running on very little sleep???)
I can’t help but be giddy about how this turned out. I think we totally nailed the Frozen Birthday Cake. This Snowball Tower Cake looks impressive, but don’t let it fool you — it is super easy to create. Check out our Frozen Birthday Cake tutorial.
We loved Disney’s Frozen movie and were inspired with a bunch of Frozenbirthday party ideas. We have almost got everything ready to share, but today we are offering a sneak peek with this Frozen birthday cake idea and tutorial.
I’ve been calling this delicious tower of snowball goodness Elsa’s Frozen Blizzard Birthday Cake, and although it looks fantastic, it is deceptively easy to pull off. Inspired by the French classic Croquembouche dessert, only our snowball donut tower cake requires NO baking, NO frosting, and it really couldn’t be easier!
With the big kids heading back to school, the little ones at home often feel left out. Today we’re sharing some ideas for a fun playdate inspired by The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh. The movie is being released on Blu-ray/DVD tomorrow (August 27th), so grab a copy and invite your little pals to come along on a visit to the Hundred Acre Woods.
We are sure Pooh would love this Hunny Glazed Popcorn. It’s the perfect thing to snack on while watching the movie, and it’s super easy to make!