The Brave Little Toaster

Ya know the saying, if you don’t have anything good to say, don’t say anything at all. Well, we crossed off this movie from our movie night list and we made toast. The End. I’m just kidding! Maybe the dark nature of the movie scarred me as a kid and I haven’t gotten over it […]

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The Santa Clause Movie Night

This movie is full of jolly laughs and Christmas magic! I don’t think my kids are old enough to enjoy it thoroughly, but Brandon and I get to relive the laughs every year. One of my favorite scenes, is when Scott Calvin arrives at the North Pole for the first time. Judy brings him Cocoa, […]

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Easy Sugar Cookie Recipe

If your looking for a NO-chill cookie dough that stays its shape, this is the recipe for you! It’s been tried and true for years! Easy enough for my husband and daughter to do while I’m running errands. You might want to double the recipe though, because you will want to eat them all! For […]

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Wreck-It Ralph

There’s no one I would rather be than me! Have you seen ‘Ralph breaks the Internet’ yet? With all the holiday festivities, we might have to wait for a while. Don’t think we missed out on the fun though. We incorporated one of our favorite Christmas traditions, decorating a Gingerbread House, with some sweet movie […]

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Up Movie Night

Adventure is out there! If adventure is your thing, this is the movie for you! Carl was a child full of adventure and love, but his spirit dampens after his lifelong partner left on a new uncharted journey. He ends up in some trouble and decides to take matters into his own hands. Toss in […]

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Alice in Wonderland

We fell down the rabbit hole for our movie night into the fantastical world of Wonderland. Alice in Wonderland is a timeless classic your entire family will enjoy! Filled with unforgettable characters, brilliant animation, and spectacular songs. “We celebrated Alice’s 67th Anniversary by having a whimsical Very Merry Unbirthday tea party! The kids helped make […]

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4th of July

Happy Independence Day!! Hope you are having a wonderful time with family celebrating our amazing freedom with family, eating delicious food, and enjoying the sunshine! We are spending our holiday in Kentucky! We haven’t been to the parade back home since we moved to DC. We’ve loved living in Northern Virginia, but you’ll never meet a […]

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Peter Pan

Based on J. M. Barrie’s play ‘Peter Pan’, this was Walt Disney’s 14th animated feature film and the 9th movie on our list. A classic story of a boy that never grows up, that loses his shadow while listening to Wendy tell her brothers about the grand stories of himself. He befriends the Darling children, […]

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Little Sous Chefs

“Anyone Can Cook!” – Ratatouille I love getting my kids involved in the kitchen! Don’t get me wrong, it can be extremely stressful, but the pride and joy that is shining from their face is worth every “sucked breath”! I’m amazed at how willing they are to help and how fast they learn!! Charlie Beth […]

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‘Zootopia’

Judy Hopps: “I came here to make the world a better place, but I think I broke it.” Chief Bogo: “Don’t give yourself so much credit, Hopps. The world has always been broken, that’s why we need good cops. Like you.” ‘Zootopia’ is a fast paced movie filled with beautiful animation, loveable characters, and a […]

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Coco

Charlie Beth has been “dying” to see this movie since the first time she saw the previews! We all loved it!! I thought she would be afraid of the skeletons, but of course Disney/Pixar did such a fabulous job making it colorful and kid friendly! She was so fascinated by them that we bought a […]

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and they lived Happily Ever After

Brandon and I celebrated our 7th wedding anniversary over the weekend! I can’t believe how fast time has flown by! We celebrated by reminiscing and watching our wedding video with the kids. When planning for our wedding, I had the dilemma of having a small Disney wedding or having a wedding at home and using […]

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Make Mine Music

My kids liked this collection of musical shorts, but I felt their attention span wander after the first two or three. Brandon and I really enjoyed it, we grew up watching several of the shorts and loved reliving our childhood.  ‘Make Mine Music’ is very remnant to Disney’s ‘Fantasia’. Lots of classical music and stories […]

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About Me

Hi I’m Esther! I wanted to start a movie night tradition with my kids and couldn’t find what I was looking for online. I loved being raised on musicals and Disney classics, but wanted to involve my kids in more than just plopping on the couch and watching a movie. I started making up our […]

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