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Four Things I Loved and the Two I Did Not: My Review of Beauty and the Beast

As “winter turns to spring,” movie goers are marching in mob formation from their homes to the theater to see the much anticipated live action movie, Beauty and the Beast!  Yes – it has FINALLY arrived for all of us to enjoy and I willingly admit that I have been anticipating this event for nearly two years! Continue reading Four Things I Loved and the Two I Did Not: My Review of Beauty and the Beast

Three Ways Disney’s Moana Tugged On This Mom’s Heartstrings

Give me a second…okay, wait -no…I need one more minute.  Does someone have another tissue, please?  Wow!  I sincerely did not anticipate Walt Disney Picture’s Moana to hit me THAT hard!   I know many of my friends had loved the movie and many even blogged about how they were moved by the story-line, but the way this movie impacted me personally had my eyes leaking uncontrollably for at least one-third of the film and for at least three reasons. Continue reading Three Ways Disney’s Moana Tugged On This Mom’s Heartstrings

Everyone Needs An Elliot: A Review Of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon (Spoiler Alert)

As a D23 member (the official Disney Fan Club), I was offered the privilege of obtaining two tickets to an advanced screening of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon on Thursday, August 11th ~ the day before the movie’s official release.   This has been one of those films I have waited for with anticipation, knowing I had adored the 1977 original and being very curious where Disney was going to take the story this time. Continue reading Everyone Needs An Elliot: A Review Of Disney’s Pete’s Dragon (Spoiler Alert)

The World Of Coca-Cola: The Refreshing Break We Needed

Our recent trip to Atlanta, Georgia, may appear to have been fraught with disaster and disappointment if you happened to read our previous post (click here to get yourself caught up to speed).   In all honesty, despite the frustration encountered, we actually loved Atlanta!  OMG, my friends!  I had no idea there were so many things to do and see there!   From a spectacular aquarium to a civil rights museum, two major production studios and the southern hospitality and charm ~ I really and truly did not want to leave (which is why the last post was so hard to write).  There is soooo much to explore.  I could have stayed there forever.  I honestly and truly loved it!   Continue reading The World Of Coca-Cola: The Refreshing Break We Needed

Let’s Dine Back in Time: A Review of Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ 50’s Prime Time Café

For dinner tonight, let’s time warp back to the 1950’s, where black & white televisions were one of the hottest commodities, milkshakes were the best drink every made and mom’s home cooking was what every diner in town was trying to replicate.  If the idea of talking sock hops, watching I Love Lucy re-runs, and hearing Mom telling you to keep your elbows off the table peaks your interest, then 50’s Prime Time Café is one restaurant at Disney’s Hollywood Studios you do NOT want to miss experiencing! Continue reading Let’s Dine Back in Time: A Review of Disney’s Hollywood Studios’ 50’s Prime Time Café