Minnie’s Pet Salon now available on DVD!

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It’s no doubt we love Minnie Mouse around here, so we were so excited to check out Minnie’s Pet Salon, which was released on 5/19/15. We were lucky to receive a complimentary review copy.  (Links in this post may be affiliates) They even sent Quincy a super cute puppy playset! Full of great episodes from […]

A visit to the Walt Disney Family Museum and a glimpse into TOMORROWLAND

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Who knew I would feel so much nostalgia when I visited the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco last month? I got an inner glimpse of the life of the man behind my favorite mouse and I found myself even getting a better understanding of my grandparents too. This is going to sound really strange, […]

Camera and Lighting: Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out

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It’s the digital age! Thanks to computers, film makers can replicate both lighting effects and simulate live action cameras. During my visit to San Francisco in April, I met with Director of Photography, Patrick Lin and Pixar’s Lighting Artist, Angelique Reisch. While creating Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out, film makers used a variety of techniques to create moods […]

Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out: What Does the Mind Look Like?

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Remember how I got to visit to Pixar Studios in San Francisco? While I was there I had the opportunity to sit down with Production Designer, Ralph Eggleston, to learn about what it took to answer a question very important to the creation of Disney/Pixar’s Inside Out. What does the mind look like? Disney/Pixar’s Inside […]

Monkey Kingdom Opens in Theaters Today, April 17th!

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Remember earlier this month when I went to San Francisco? While I was there I saw Disneynature’s newest film, Monkey Kingdom. This wonderful film opens in theaters today, April 17, 2015! Monkey Kingdom is the story of Maya, the clever and resourceful blonde-bobbed monkey, set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. […]

INSIDE OUT – Family Activity Sheets Now Available!!!

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Remember how I told you I am going to San Francisco (NEXT WEEK!!) for a sneak peek of Inside Out? Well, before I go, I’m downloading these super fun Inside Out-familly-press-kit for my kids to check out when I’m gone. Big thanks to Disney for sending them my way and letting me share them with […]