Kerri Jablonski AKA The Maven lives in Seattle,WA with her 3 kids (2008, 2010, 2013), husband, cat and backyard chickens. Two of her children have special needs. Kerri enjoys cooking, travel, movies and spending time with her family.

Really cool facts about The Jungle Book: A chat with Brigham Taylor and Rob Legato

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Seeing The Jungle Book reimagined into a live action film made me reminiscent of my childhood, the special effects and computer animation were just amazing – the story of Mowgli was really brought to life, so you can imagine it was a special treat to be able to sit down and talk with Producer Brigham Taylor and Visual Effect Supervisor Rob Legato and learn some fun facts about The Jungle Book.

Easy Back To School Treats: Pizza and a Cookie Bar

The perfect after school snack, a cookie bar plus movies! #NestleSchoolDays AD

Some of our favorite back to school treats are pizza and cookies while watching a movie. See how we use Nestle products to make it easy! Plus, enter to win a $100 Safeway gift card!

Easy Ideas for Getting Ready For Back to School

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Back to school means back to routines, getting up for the bus, school and homework and spending more time reading. And less movie watching! Don’t miss my tips on getting ready for back to school, including reading to earn screen time.

15 Back to School Lunch Ideas Kids Will Love!

Back to School Lunch Ideas with Text

chool starts in Seattle in just a few weeks, and it’s time to think about back to school lunch ideas. I’m not a fan of hot school lunches, my daughter never has time to eat by the time she waits in line. So packing lunches it is! I hope you enjoy these ideas!

Coming to Seattle: LEGO NINJAGO Obstacle-Course Competition THIS WEEKEND

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The LEGO® NINJAGO™ Quest2NINJAGO™ WU-CRU Team Challenge, a highly visual and interactive obstacle-course competition, is coming to Seattle on August 20 and 21. The competition course, anchored by large-scale LEGO brick models of two popular NINJAGO characters, invites children ages 7-12 in teams of two to compete in eight timed physical and mental challenges. The top team from Seattle will be sent on an all-inclusive trip to LEGOLAND® California Resort to compete in the Finale.

Pete’s Dragon: Interview with Wes Bentley

Wes Bentley Interview

Wes Bentley is a Disney dad. He’s been a Disney fan since he was a kid, and was excited to be a part of a movie with them and to do something that his could kids could see while they’re young.

We talked to him about his role as Jack, working with Robert Redford, the lumbering industry and riding on the back of a dragon with Bryce Dallas Howard.