Genie’s Baklava

Say what you wish It’s yours, true dish How about a little more Baklava? In anticipation of Disney’s newest Live Action Remake, Aladdin, we made some of Genie’s Baklava. I’ve always loved it and wanted to make it myself, but had this irrational fear that it would be too hard. Well, let me tell you, […]

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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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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarf, what can be said about this classic film that hasn’t been said a million times over. It was the first full length animated film and the one that started it all for Walt Disney. This simple Brothers Grimm story of a charming little princess saved by seven adorable dwarfs […]

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Hello October! Keeping with the theme of the season, I introduced this timeless classic to my kids. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is narrated by the wonderful Bing Crosby. The movie is about a gangly schoolteacher named Icabod Crane caught in a love triangle with a beautiful rich maiden. His rival learns of Crane’s superstitions […]

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Johnny Appleseed

Walt Disney Studios created a 19-minute animated segment in ‘Melody Time’ (Also featured in Disney’s American Legends) featuring Johnny Appleseed.  ‘The Legend of Johnny Appleseed’ tells the story of an apple farmer wishing to go west, but can’t because he’s tied down by his orchard. Then an angel appears, setting Johnny on a mission. The […]

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So Dear To My Heart

I bet many of you haven’t seen this heartwarming Disney classic. ‘So Dear To My Heart’ tells the endearing tale of a country boy who adopts a mischievous black lamb named Danny. The story is set around the 1900’s, back when life was simple. Jeremiah wants to enter his rambunctious lamb in the county fair […]

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I’m a Disney girl, in a Pop-up world!

Have you seen the BREATHTAKING works of art created by New York Times Best Selling Author and Pop-Up Master Matthew Reinhart? I loved looking thru his books when I worked at Borders years ago and couldn’t resist his Disney collection. He brilliantly brings castles and characters to life, showcasing the magical worlds that we have […]

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‘Lion King’

The Lion King is a magnificent classic that will transport you to the Pride Lands and will inspire generations of fans to find their own place in the “Circle of Life”. I loved this movie when it first came out and now my kids are loving it with the same excitement I had, it’s made […]

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Mary Poppins Movie Night

“Winds in the east, there’s a mist coming in, like something is brewin’ and ’bout to begin.” ‘Mary Poppins’ is a magical story of a nanny who flies out of the windy London skies and arrives into the home of a self-absorbed family. The children, Jane and Michael are pleasantly surprised with their new nanny […]

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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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The AristoCats

Everybody wants to be a cat! We thoroughly enjoyed Disney’s unforgettable classic The Aristocats  . It’s the purr-fect blend of comedy and adventure. This timeless treasure is full of fun and memorable songs the whole family will enjoy. Sometimes I get carried away with all the ideas I want to incorporate for our movie night. […]

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Toy Story 2

I’m not very big on sequels, but Disney/Pixar can somehow manage to make them work! First off, who knew a toys life was so stressful!? If this was a live action film, it would be so intense! The lead being abandoned, KIDNAPPED, and developing Stockholm syndrome. Just when all hope was lost, his friend saves […]

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Toy Story

‘Toy Story’ has been a long time favorite of ours and is on constant replay. Charlie Beth loves Buzz Lightyear and is obsessed with him! We bought her a Buzz Lightyear plush when she was 18 months old and he hasn’t left her side since! Ha, I even have a back up Buzz tucked away […]

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‘Lady and the Tramp’

The dog-gone HAPPIEST Disney Classic! A beautiful romantic story, full of adorable furry characters.  No monsters, just cute dogs and beautiful animation! My kids were glued to the screen! They’ve been howling ever since! It’s a simple story of a proper little lady that meets a rough around the edges boy, they fall head over […]

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