Courage and Kindness with Cinderella {Printable}

Have Courage BE KIND printable

On Wednesday night, my 9 year old (almost 10!) daughter and I went on a date night. We truly had an evening of feeling like princesses together from a coach (Go Bus) ride downtown to having an amazing dinner (yay Jack Astors!) to watching the advanced screening of Cinderella (OMG my favourite movie ever)! I love girls night out with my daughter because it always gives us a chance to bond, to catch up and for me to educate and guide her (when needed). Last night, the movie Cinderella did the education and guidance part WAY better than I ever … Continue reading

Favourite Holiday Movies on @Netflix_ca #StreamTeam


The holidays are a perfect time to schedule a lot family quality time, don’t you agree? One of my favourite things to do with my family is to snuggle up and watch a good movie. Our Favourite Holiday Movies… The one movie that is a MUST WATCH for our family is Elf. It has become a tradition to watch Elf on Christmas Eve in my family and the kids cannot stop talking about this fact. Elf – Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart Buddy the Elf doesn’t fit in with the other North Pole elves, so he travels to … Continue reading

Have You Seen Mr. Popper’s Penguins? #StreamTeam

Last Saturday night, we had a family movie night in our home. I was SO excited to finally be able to watch Mr. Popper’s Penguins! First of all, I absolutely LOVE Jim Carrey, I think he is hilarious, don’t you? Inspired by the classic Newbery Award-winning children’s book Mr. Popper’s Penguins (that I read when I was in GRADE FIVE!!!), this movie was a wonderful story to watch with my children. Putting family first is something that is truly important and this movie captures that idea in a hilarious yet insightful way. Common Sense Media didn’t give this movie the … Continue reading

Hot Wheels The Origin of Awesome Coming to Blu-ray and DVD {Giveaway}

Hot Wheels Origins of Awesome

Race, adventure and humour will definitely capture my son’s attention with this Bluray/DVD combo this fall (available September 30, 2014)! I’m loving the messages that are subtly included amongst the action including teamwork and friendship! My son will be thrilled to receive this DVD for his upcoming 6th Birthday! SYNOPSIS: In the sloooooowest town in the world, four lucky kids are about to discover that life is better…in the fast lane! Meet Gage, Wyatt, Brandon and Rhett. Kids born to ride. Separately, they are seriously skilled racers, but together they become TEAM HOT WHEELS(r)! When a mysterious black car roars … Continue reading

Some Exciting Netflix Announcments for Kids!

Netflix October Little Kid

Before we get to the exciting announcement, I wanted to share some streaming ideas for your children this fall. My children have two favourite “down time” activities: playing outside and streaming from Netflix. With their busy back to school schedule, it is VERY important to ensure that they are getting enough down time! In fact, last week, I shared our After School Routine Chart, but what I neglected to share was the fact that there are many days where my children opt to watch a tv show instead of going outside to play because they just need to relax before … Continue reading

Newly Released Disney Movies in April 2014 {DVD and Blu-ray}

Pirate Fairy

Our family always looks forward to newly released Disney movies for our Saturday night family movie nights! Having a son who is 5 and a daughter who is 9, we sometimes have trouble finding movie options that will entertain everyone, but Disney movies and shows are almost always a fail-proof option! This month, two of our options were Sophia the First: The Floating Palace and Pirate Fairy Sofia the First: The Floating Palace became available on DVD on April 8th, 2014. After Sofia helps a young mermaid named Oona, Sofia’s amulet grants her the power to transform into a mermaid … Continue reading

Newly Released Disney Movies Including Frozen on Blu ray


Have you seen the movie Frozen yet? I highly recommend you watch Frozen on Blu ray! My family saw Frozen when it was in theatres and I am glad that we did, because we all thoroughly enjoyed the movie. By the time we arrived home after watching the movie, hubby had purchased the entire sound track and we both had the music on our phones. As of today, a few of the classic songs from the movie are still on my daily play list and I have been known to belt out the song “Let it Go” in my house … Continue reading

Jungle Book Comes to Blu-ray {Diamond Edition}

See the Jungle Book on Blu ray! Synopsis: Meet the most unforgettable characters and embark on a thrilling adventure with Mowgli as he journeys deep into the jungle and learns “The Bare Necessities” of life from happy-go-lucky Baloo the bear. Meet Bagheera, the wise old panther, and crazy King Louie, the orangutan. But watch out for the cunning tiger Shere Khan and Kaa, the ssssneakiest snake in the jungle! When I heard that The Jungle Book was coming out to Blu-ray and DVD, I just had to jump on the opportunity as this movie was my husband’s first movie theatre … Continue reading

See Frozen in Sing-a-Long Format in Theatres!

Do you want to sing along with Frozen? I have added some of the songs from Frozen to my play list and I sing along in my house while I’m working. I LOVE to sing, did you know that about me? Theatres across Canada are showcasing the all-new sing-along version of Disney’s Oscar®-nominated, Golden Globe®-winning big-screen adventure “Frozen,”! “there will be on-screen lyrics and definitely lots of fun! Be sure to check the listings at a theatre near you to see if you have the opportunity to see this fun feature! Here is a sneak peek below: If you cannot … Continue reading

The Nut Job {APP REVIEW}

Did you know that the movie The Nut Job is being released tomorrow? I have the perfect way to get your kids excited about seeing the movie! There is a Nut Job app! You can see the app in action here: STORY:The story features the characters voices and is quite long, which is good to captivate an older audience. There are no special effects or features other than the fact that as the words are read aloud, they are highlighted, which I love! The story, like the rest of the app is very easy to navigate with forward and backward … Continue reading