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Maleficent, the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty,” reveals the events that hardened Maleficent’s heart and drove her to curse the baby, Aurora, only to later realize that the child may hold the key to peace in the land.


One of my favorite movies growing up was Sleeping Beauty. Beautiful young maiden in a love story with witches, an epic battle between good and evil. Not to mention she had blond hair and brown eyes just as I did. What wasn’t there to love? So imagine my excitement at hearing they were doing a story about Maleficent, the evil witch of the story. I may or may not have a slight obsession with all things paranormal, witches included so giddy would be an understatement. And then seeing who they cast to play the role, Angelina Jolie Oh. My. Gah! It’s as if she was made for this role. I mean seriously, she is beyond the perfect match. And FINALLY we get to learn just how Maleficent went from good to evil.

Movie Synopsis…

“Maleficent” explores the untold story of Disney’s most iconic villain from the classic “Sleeping Beauty” and the elements of her betrayal that ultimately turn her pure heart to stone. Driven by revenge and a fierce desire to protect the moors over which she presides, Maleficent cruelly places an irrevocable curse upon the human king’s newborn infant Aurora. As the child grows, Aurora is caught in the middle of the seething conflict between the forest kingdom she has grown to love and the human kingdom that holds her legacy. Maleficent realizes that Aurora may hold the key to peace in the land and is forced to take drastic actions that will change both worlds forever.

And if you’re as obsessed a bit much like I am be sure to follow Disneys Maleficent on ALL the social media accounts! Facebook, Twitter, InstagramPinterest, and Tumblr.

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Our Kid Free Trip To Disneyland

Thank you to the Disneyland PR department for sending me two park hopper tickets to facilitate this post.

I love Disneyland. I mean who doesn’t? But I never dreamed of going to Disneyland without kids. Well maybe prior to having children but after becoming a mom it just seemed….mean. When I was presented with the opportunity to go without kids my initial reaction was no, absolutely not. Not going to happen. But everyone dreams of taking a trip to Disneyland because no matter how old you are you can never deny the magic that is known as Disney. So with a little extra encouragement from some friends I brought up the idea to my husband and we decided we had to do this. We just couldn’t pass an opportunity like this up. So on Christmas Eve off we went!

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First let me say this dude….I really did not think it would be so crowded the day before Christmas. I went on the assumption that people would be 1) traveling or 2) at home with their families. I think it was quite possibly the exact opposite though. I have never seen it so crowded, and that’s including all the times we used to go way back in 2005 when our oldest was just a wee one. We would go every week, rain or shine. School days or vacation days. It didn’t matter we still went. But never did we see it as crowded as it was that day.

So let me tell you about the FastPass. Um, best only thing ever! They allow you to bypass the long lines and get to the ride faster. And it’s really quite simple.

  1. Look for the FastPass sign near the entrance of an attraction
  2. Insert your ticket to the park
  3. Take FastPass (pay close attention to the time printed on the pass as that is the only time you can use it!)
  4. When it’s time go to the entrance of the ride show your ticket to the Cast Member and whala, enjoy the ride with a seriously reduced  wait time

And if you weren’t aware, the FastPass is available at both Disneyland AND California Adventure. Speaking of California Adventure…..I haven’t been there since right after it opened and WOW has it changed! The biggest change I noticed was the addition of the CARS rides and fun things to do all featured around the movie CARS. We are a huge fan of both CARS movies. I can’t wait to bring my kids back so they can see Lightening McQueen and Mater in person…they will flip!

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I never in my thirty something years (didn’t think I’d reveal my real age there did yah hah) dreamed of taking a trip to Disneyland with no kids but you know what? I am so glad I did. I got to spend one amazing stress free day with my husband that was filled with fun, smiles, love and memories I will never forget. 



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Disney’s FROZEN Advanced Screening



I was given the opportunity to invite my local Oklahoma City (and surrounding area) readers to an advanced screening of Disney’s newest film, FROZEN!

Come and enjoy fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) sets off on an epic journey—teaming up with rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven—to find her sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. Encountering Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf (voice of Josh Gad), Anna and Kristoff battle the elements in a race to save the kingdom.

The screening will take place on Tuesday, November 12th at 7:30PM at the AMC Quail Springs Mall which is located at 2501 W Memorial Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73134. To sign up for the advanced screening please visit the following link But hurry, these screenings tend to go quickly! If the link does not bring you directly to the OKC screening page enter the code: 926651 and it will bring you there. I also wanted to add in that these are not reserved seats, seating is based on a first come first served basis so make sure you arrive early!

For more information on Disney’s Frozen you can check out their website, on Facebook and of course on Twitter as well. 


Remember the Classics with #DisneyClassicsBox

This may age me a bit but I remember when I was younger I had my very own record player. It was small and a cream and brown colored plastic record player and it was all mine. And the only two records I used to play were my Disney Collection discs. One was in a white case and the other a blue. I still remember what they look like but the actual names are lost on me. But I remember playing those discs throughout the day. They were the only possessions I had that meant anything to me. I have always loved music and Disney movies so being able to listen to some of my favorite songs any time I wanted as a little girl left an impression on me.

On November 12, 2013 Disney will be releasing their newest Classic Box Set which will not only include recent Disney songs but many classics as well. Here is a brief description:

From The Studio’s earliest days, music has always been an integral part of the Disney creative process. But when ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf’ debuted in 1933, it began a musical legacy that remains unmatched to this day. Disney Classics Box Set is a music collection that represents this legacy.

Timeless Classics
Collected here are some of the most iconic melodies from Disney’s golden era. From ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’ to ‘A Spoonful of Sugar’ and ‘Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah’ to ‘The Whistle Stop,’ these Timeless Classics are part of a musical heritage inextricably woven into our human culture heirlooms passed down through the generations.

Modern Classics
This compilation begins with 1989’s The Little Mermaid, which not only ignited the renaissance of Disney Animation and storytelling, but a rebirth of Disney Music as well. Favorites from ‘Under the Sea,’ ‘Beauty and the Beast’ and ‘A Whole New World,’ these Modern Classics continue to shape the company’s musical history and heritage.

Television Classics
Spanning from the 1950s to present day, this album represents quite an eclectic compilation of themes. At the very least, it’s an interesting musical graph of changing tastes and social evolution over the last 60+ years. Everything from ‘The Ballad of Davy Crockett,’ to ‘Get’cha Head in the Game’ from High School Musical, is represented on this album, but probably the most beloved of these Television Classics however, has to be the ‘Mickey Mouse Club Alma Mater.’

Theme Park Classics
Music plays a vital role in the Parks as well; whether it be cleverly establishing an attraction’s story or the sheer brilliance of underscoring the banks and turns of a thrilling roller coaster. Collected here are not only those Theme Park Classics we know and love today, but others we fondly remember from days gone by.

 You can take a sneak peak at some of the music performed by Alex G & Peter Hollens in the video below.

I would love to get this for my daughter since she shares my love for all things Disney and all things musical. It would make a great present for the holidays don’t you think? To pre-order your very own Disney Classics Box set click here!




DISNEY’S Live Action CINDERELLA First Look!

Walt Disney Pictures announced yesterday that principal photography has officially begun on the CINDERELLA. This will be Disney’s first ever live action movie inspired by the classic fairy tale Cinderella. Starring in this movie is Lily James (Cinderella), Richard Madden (Prince), Academy Award®-winner Cate Blanchett (stepmother Lady Tremaine) and Oscar®-nominee Helena Bonham Carter (the Fairy Godmother). The movie is being directed by Academy Award®-nominee Kenneth Branagh and produced by Simon Kinberg, Allison Shearmur, David Barron. Screenplay by Chris Weitz.

The timeless story of “Cinderella” dates back to 1697 when first created by Charles Perrault, although it truly came to life for millions all over the world in 1950 with Walt Disney’s celebrated animated feature.

The story of “Cinderella” follows the fortunes of young Ella whose merchant father remarries following the tragic death of her mother. Keen to support her loving father, Ella welcomes her new stepmother Lady Tremaine and her daughters Anastasia and Drisella into the family home. But, when Ella’s father suddenly and unexpectedly passes away, she finds herself at the mercy of a jealous and cruel new family. Finally relegated to nothing more than a servant girl covered in ashes, and spitefully renamed Cinderella, Ella could easily begin to lose hope. Yet, despite the cruelty inflicted upon her, Ella is determined to honor her mother’s dying words and to “have courage and be kind.” She will not give in to despair nor despise those who abuse her. And then there is the dashing stranger she meets in the woods. Unaware that he is really a prince, not merely an employee at the Palace, Ella finally feels she has met a kindred soul. It appears as if her fortunes may be about to change when the Palace sends out an open invitation for all maidens to attend a ball, raising Ella’s hopes of once again encountering the charming “Kit.” Alas, her stepmother forbids her to attend and callously rips apart her dress. But, as in all good fairy tales, help is at hand as a kindly beggar woman steps forward and, armed with a pumpkin and a few mice, changes Cinderella’s life forever.

With such a star studded cast, beautiful scenery from filming in London, this movie is sure to be a beautiful rendition of the classic story. Cinderella will be released on March 13, 2015.


Disney Planes Printable’s

Download Race to the Finish! Activities

If your kids are as obsessed with PLANES as mine are you’ll want to follow on Facebook to keep up on all the happenings and the website has a lot of fun things for the little’s to do. But in the mean time here are a few printable for you to keep your kiddos busy until the movie comes out. 

If you can’t get them to print directly from the images below you can download them from here. I also have a PLANES Paper Airplane pdf if you’d like to print that out for your kiddos as well.
All materials featured above were provided by Disney. 


Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I give to you Captain America: The Winter Soldier new teaser poster. I know I know I am so mean only showing you a poster but when I got this in my email I totally squeed because dude this mean Captain America will be back! Yes I am a total fan girl of Captain America, hello Chris Evans YUM!
Okay enough gushing. The new poster above shows the famous Captain America shield with scratches on it, paint chipped off, is that blood on there? Either way the infamous shield is noticeably beaten up. Can this mean that there may be a darker tone to the sequel? That may be the case as from what I can tell about the movie is that Steve Rogers struggles to embrace his role in the new modern world of today. Together with Natasha Romanoff, the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), they battle a powerful and dark enemy.  The Winter Soldier, an assassin who just so happens to be his best friend Bucky Barnes (Sebastian Stan) who has been brain washed.
So much we still don’t know, but one fact we do….April 4th 2014 Captain America will open in theaters and you can bet your bottom dollar I.WILL.BE.THERE!


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Official Trailer Debut of The Delivery Man

That moment when a guy finds out that he is going to become a father is a special moment, one they will probably never forget, but not everyone has the same experience. Like when David Wozniak (played by Vince Vaughn) finds out that he’s not the father of 1, 2, or 3 children but 533 children!

Yes you read that right, five hundred and thirty three kids! Thanks to a mishap at a fertility clinic 20 years ago David Wozniak unknowingly became the proud Dad to all of these kids. And now 142 of those children are suing to reveal the identity of their birth father. What is a guy to do with this news? Have a panic attack, go m.i.a., come forward? No, what he does is truly amazing, heart warming and inspiring. He secretly becomes kind of like a guardian angel to these kids. There to provide support and encouragement should they need it. If I am making zero sense watch this brand new trailer that was just released…right now!

I told you, heart warming right. But I seriously love the comedic value they brought in along with the serious side of the story. Example….Chris Pratt is hilarious! The clip where he is just sitting there as his kid is just smacking his face talking non stop…..go on admit it, you’ve totally had one of those moments, I know I have….a lot more then once in fact LOL And I don’t know why but it is always more comical watching moments like those happen to Daddy characters for me.  

I for one can’t wait for this to come to the theaters. November 22nd can’t get here fast enough! Don’t forget to check out the Delivery Man on all the social media channels to keep up on all the latest happenings with the film! FacebookTwitterPinterest and of course Instagram.


Monsters University 3D in theaters now!

Disclaimer:  I received a complementary pass to see this movie with my family, I was not paid to attend the screening or to write this post. As always, all opinions expressed are my own.

Monsters University finally hits the theaters today! The kids and I attended a screening of the movie last week and let me tell you something, I haven’t laughed that hard at a animated movie in a long time. Actually seeing Monsters Inc. may have been the last time so it was fabulous to see that even though this was a pre-qual to that they still made a family friendly, heart warming yet comical movie. I’ve professed my love for Disney many a times but dude really they are amazing. To pull off those three qualities in a single movie is a great feat. 

If you haven’t seen the trailer to the movie yet watch this………

Ever since Mike Wazowski (voice of Billy Crystal) was a little monster, he had one dream….to become a Scarer. Now a college student at Monsters University he tries harder then any other monster there to prove his worth and show everyone there that he is the best Scarer. But not everything goes as planned. During his first semester at college Mike’s plans go awry when he butts heads with hotshot James P. Sullivan, Sulley (voice of John Goodman), a natural-born Scarer and son of the famous Phil Sullivan. 

Sulley and ROR…Roar Omega Roar aka the “cool” kids

Dean Hardscrabble. Totally scary looking and for a second I was worried she might have actually scared my kids but she’s not all that scary deep down, she may even surprise you.

The “underdogs” Oozma Kappa aka OK. This group of characters were hilarious both as individuals but even more so as a group. 

Mike and Sulley’s competitive nature ends up getting them both kicked out of MU’s Scare Program. As if that wasn’t bad enough, to add salt to the wound they realize in order to try and get back into the program and prove themselves worthy they will have to work together with a group of underdogs. It’s a wonderful story of acceptance  friendship, values and character. In short I absolutely recommend this movie for both kids and adults and Moms beware there is a scene or two that may tear you up a little bit.

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Disclaimer:  I received a complementary pass to see this movie with my family, I was not paid to attend the screening or to write this post. As always, all opinions expressed are my own.


Announcing Disney’s newest film, FROZEN

Disney is on a roll lately with all the amazing movies they have been releasing, and they aren’t slowing down! I just received word that they are coming out with another movie set to release on November 27th called FROZEN. First things first, watch this trailer.

Okay now lets discuss. Is that not an awesome trailer or what? Seriously I was busting up and feeling guilty that I was watching it without the kids I called them into my office and we all watched it together. We may have watched it three or four times already. 

Here’s a brief summary of the new movie:
Fearless optimist Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) teams up with a rugged mountain man Kristoff (voice of Jonathan Groff) and his loyal reindeer Sven in an epic journey where they encounter Everest-like conditions, mystical trolls and a hilarious snowman named Olaf all in a race to find Anna’s sister Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel), whose icy powers have trapped the kingdom of Arendelle in eternal winter. 

I can’t wait to take my daughter to see this, maybe my boys will come too since there is a male character in it as well, and it looks funny but no matter what my daughter and I will definitely be seeing this in November!

And of course to keep up on all the current happenings for FROZEN be sure to follow them on the following social networks….
Official website: