Friday, March 13, 2015

Free Cinderella Printable Activity Sheets

Did you see Cinderella? If not make sure you do, but in the meantime, enjoy these great activity sheets from the film! Just click the popout button in the upper right corner to print each PDF.


New Live Action Cinderella is a Triumph

We took the girls to go Cinderella last night after missing the press screening due to MORE snow. The film was in a word: incredible. I have to say, I was nervous about the film since I didn't really see the need for a remake, but the film takes the story and elevates it into an emotional and physically beautiful masterpiece.


Cinderella, played by Lily James, is the absolute personification of a Disney Princess. She plays the role delicately and full of emotion. The scenes where she loses her parents are gut wrenching and I may or may not have actually shed a few tears. Cate Blanchett chews scenery as the evil stepmother; she is a terror but plays it with the perfect level of realism.



While I thoroughly enjoyed the film, I think Lea (who is 3) was a little too young to appreciate it since the more whimsical scenes with the Fairy Godmother (Helena Bonham Carter) are fewer than the more serious and dialogue driven scenes.


Now, I cannot mention Cinderella without mentioning Frozen Fever, the new animated short that pairs with the film. It was hilarious and a musical! What happens when everyone's favorite ice queen catches a cold? You won't want to miss this new tale featuring all your Frozen faves!


This weekend, don't miss out on Frozen Fever and Cinderella, open now is theaters nationwide!


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Sesame Street Live Headed Back to PPAC: Giveaway!


Sesame Street Live is headed back to the Providence Performing Arts Center and I cannot wait! We have seen the show a couple times now, but "Make a New Friend" is a whole new story we have never watched before. The official description reads:

No matter where you’re from or where you’ve been, everyone is special - so join in! Elmo, Grover, Abby Cadabby, and their Sesame Street friends welcome Chamki, Grover’s friend from India, to Sesame Street. Together, they explore the universal fun of friendship and celebrate cultural similarities, from singing and dancing, to sharing cookies! 



Chamki is from far away and she’s visiting Sesame Street for just one day! Grover has a long to-do list for his friend, from kayaking to hot yoga, but Chamki is busy enjoying cookies with Cookie Monster, singing with Abby Cadabby, and doing ‘The Elmo Slide.’ Will an appearance from Super Grover get Chamki’s attention? Join the fun and make a memory with your friends and family!


Did someone say "Elmo Slide?" Yes! You are not going to want to miss this show. Tickets range from $21 to $28. A limited number of $38 Golden Circle seats and $66 Sunny Seats are also available. The Sunny Seats package features premium show seating and a pre-show
Meet & Greet with two Sesame Street Live friends, including Elmo!

For more information or to charge tickets by phone, please call the PPAC Box Office at 401-421-ARTS (2787). Tickets may also be purchased online at www.ppacri.org or maybe you could win a family four pack right here! That's right, I am giving away a four pack of tickets to the 3/27 show at 6:30, so enter below and good luck!


For information online, please visit www.sesamestreetlive.com or www.ppacri.org

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Whosits and Whatsits: Trendy Disney Clothes to Make your Kids Jealous

One thing that stinks about travelling to Disney as an adult is that your outfits are not nearly as cool as your kids. They get to be dressed head to toe in cool Disney stuff and you're lucky if you can find one tacky tee-shirt in the juniors section at Target, but not anymore. Whosits and Whatsits is a great online shop where you can find great and unique Disney-Wear.

This Into the Woods shirt is so unique, featuring all the items needed to reverse the curse


I absolutely NEED this Peter Pan shirt. This part of the movie is so twisted!

YoooHoooo....can you say perfect Christmas sweater?

I recently wore the Daughters of Triton tee on my Disney trip and I got so many compliments on it. The people working at Ariel's grotto were obsessed and asked where to get their own.
It was a great concert until Ariel didn't show up...
The Bae

Whosits and Whatsits also offers great accessories that would add just enough subtle Disney magic to your daily outfit.

Belle would love this!

Perfect to wear to the release of Tomorrowland

The Tangled and Peter Pan theme beanies have a great cut and style


If you are a Disney-Aholic like me and don't want to forgo fashion for your passion, check out Whosits and Whatsits today!




Tuesday, March 10, 2015

#DisneySide Party Recap: A Day for Preschool Princesses

 We received party supplies from MomSelect to host this party, as well as from other sponsors. All opinions expressed here are our own.

After a few blizzards and snafus, we finally were able to host our second annual #DisneySide Home Celebration. The Disney Side campaign is all about celebrating the magic of Disney no matter where you are. We received the theme "Preschool Princess" and invited some of the girls' friends over for a very girly playdate. We had a coloring contest, played some "pin the tiara on Aurora," sang Frozen Karaoke, and had a fun photo booth. All in all, it was a great day! How do you show off your #DisneySide? Let me know in the comments section and check out all of our fun in the photo below!

























Sunday, March 8, 2015

Disney Trip Photo Recap

It has only been about two weeks since our Disney trip and I cannot wait to go back again! We had an awesome trip. Part of the awesomeness came from our stay at Art of Animation. This is definitely the best value resort at Disney and Jennifer, the manager, made our stay extra magical. She really made sure we had the best trip possible, so thanks Jennifer! We stayed in the Little Mermaid section of the resort which is beautiful as you can see below.




So much Ariel, so little time!




We had a blast visiting each of the parks, The girls are the perfect age to enjoy the magic of Disney right now. Check out just a few photos of the trip and us showing our DisneySide below!