Did you guys catch Teen Beach Movie ($17.96 on Amazon) when it was on the Disney Channel last week?  My kids are big Ross Lynch and Austin & Ally fans so they were bummed that we were out of town when it was on and miffed that I forgot to DVR it! It's played a few times but we keep missing it so they were thrilled to get the DVD in the … [Read more...]

Two years in and the Minecraft obsession in our house hasn't waned.  We have a server, Minecraft toys and regularly have someone playing at our house.  My 9 year old is the big player but my 6 year old has gotten into the action recently too. One of the ways they take Minecraft "offline" when we're in the car or on the go is via Minecraft parody … [Read more...]

I used to love taking my kids to the free summer movies that were offered by Regal Cinemas. A couple of years they decided to charging $1 a ticket which is still a pretty good deal in my book. It's always on a Tuesday or a Wednesday at 10 am. Definitely a beat the heat and pass some time with the kids event that's cost effective! Check out the … [Read more...]

This looks cute, right? From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. But Dusty’s not exactly built for racing—and he happens to be afraid of heights. So he turns to a seasoned naval … [Read more...]

Dinosaur Train fans will want to set their DVRs to tape tomorrow's episode - a new Dinosaur Train Submarine Adventure Special will air on February 18th on PBS Kids and will be available via DVD starting February 19th, in case you forget to tape it! Check your local station to see when it's playing & in the meantime watch this little preview video: … [Read more...]

Funny!  This one caught my eye in my inbox.  Although I'll have to say, the upside down thing makes me a little dizzy!  If you stick around until 2:50 or so, they turn it right side up. Love the Carson puppet! … [Read more...]

We're big fans of LeapFrog around here, and they have lots of fun, new products for the holidays. First up is the newly updated LeapPad 2. This award-winning, kid-friendly tablet was first released in 2011, but has been improved and updated for 2012 with lots of new features and content. - a hi-resolution front and rear camera and video recorder … [Read more...]

While road tripping over the last weekend, we popped the new Cat in the Hat Knows A lot About Christmas DVD ($8.99 on Amazon). They were totally enthralled! Here's the write-up about it on Amazon: This adventure finds the Cat in the Hat, Nick and Sally on a journey around the world to help a lost reindeer find his way home to Freezeyourknees … [Read more...]

Since I have two boys, you'd think we wouldn't be into Tinker Bell... but my boys love Tinker Bell. If you mention this review to them in person, I will deny I said so! So don't do it! But they secretly are totally into any of the movies. They won't even admit it but when they come in Disney, including the preview for the new Tinker Bell movie, … [Read more...]

Cinderella fans, take note! Disney is releasing a special two-disc Diamond/Blu-Ray DVD Combo of Cinderella tomorrow! The Cinderella DVD Two-Disc Diamond Combo pack is available for pre-order on Amazon for $22.99. Also, to celebrate the release, Disney is offering all these fun interactive goodies online including downloadable coloring pages, … [Read more...]