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Día de los Muertos History and Significance Día de los Muertos is a Mexican holiday beginning on November 1st and ending on November 2nd. While people assume it’s just a Mexican Halloween, it’s actually a grand family reunion to honor the loved ones that have deceased and goes as far back to pre-colonial history and is a tradition that has come from their ancestors. During the holiday you will find costumes, food, bright colors, altars, candles, and pictures. Mexicans take time to visit the graves of their deceased loved ones to decorate and spend time there. This celebration holds great meaning…

The Lion King is now available on Blu-ray and DVD today! Not only did it win an Academy Award® in 1994 for Best Original Score and Best Original Song, “Can You Feel the Love Tonight”, it is an amazing movie that is a favorite to most. Since it is a fan favorite there are several Ultimate Fans that don’t have the coolest Lion King Gear out there. I have compiled a list of The Lion King Gifts for the Ultimate Fan to check out. The Lion King Gifts for the Ultimate Fan Disney Lion King Moonlight Ceramic Mug, 14-Ounces Disney…

Art is fascinating in so many ways. It can teach us to express ourselves when creating or can make you think and feel when looking at it. I love all kinds of art but was exceptionally excited to visit the “Deja View: The Art of Andreas Deja” Exhibit At Walt Disney Family Museum when I was in San Francisco earlier this month. Andreas Deja is known for his work at Disney Animation Studios working on films such as Gaston in Beauty and the Beast, Jafar in Aladdin, Scar in The Lion King and the hero in Hercules. Through October 9,…

Summer may be over but there is still time on the weekends to curl up on the couch and binge watch Disney movies all day. We tend to do this on our lazy Sundays. This month of August there are 3 new Disney movies coming to Blu-ray and DVD to a store near you. They are Descendants 2, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, and The Lion King. All of which are my favorites. I was really excited to get The Lion King as I have not seen it in a while and my daughter and I are planning…

San Francisco is amazing from the gorgeous scenery, food and more. I am so honored to be chosen by Disney to head back there for the Pixar Coco Event taking place August 2 – August 4. We will be getting some sneak peeks, exclusive interviews, behind the scene footage and information so you want to be sure to follow along with the hashtag #PixarCocoEvent on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook while I’m there. So you’re probably wondering what are we going to do at the #PixarCocoEvent besides cover the Coco movie coming out in theaters everywhere November 22nd, which you must…

LOU is a new Pixar short film you will be able to see playing before Cars 3. It is a heartwarming story that can really teach a lesson to everyone of all ages. I get excited to see short films now because they have all been so great. Most of the time I want them to continue on to be a full story but maybe someday they will go back and make short films into a movie. How great would that be? About LOU LOU  is about a red hoodie-covered creature with eyes made of baseballs and buttons hanging out…

This summer “Hero Up” and experience “Summer of Heroes” at Disney’s California Adventure Park. It is great for all ages and filled limited-time experiences of food, rides, and more all in one park. Just a few weeks ago I got the chance to experience the Summer of Heroes adventure and had a blast. There is so much stuff to try and I highly suggest visiting the park before it all goes away. Follow along and check out what you can experience! Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! Ride This Ride is AWESOME!! Okay so I did not technically ride…

Today is the day that Cars 3 is playing in theaters everywhere and is a must-see for the entire family rain or shine. And for those race car fans either new or existing will want to have the coolest Cars 3 merchandise out there. I created a breakdown of the hottest Cars 3 toys that are perfect for any little race fan in the house. Some are great to add to your collection and others are for playing. Happy Shopping! Crazy 8 Crashers Smash & Crash Derby Playset Recreate the thrilling competition scenes from the new Disney•Pixar Cars 3 movie…

Over the past weekend I got the chance to see Disney Pixar’s Cars 3 twice in theaters. I have to say it was better the second time because even though I knew what was coming there were things that I wanted to look for such as hidden Easter Eggs and other things that I missed watching it the first time. So you may be wondering why Cars 3 is worth seeing in theaters this summer. Check out my reasons below on why you should go to theaters starting June 16th! Life Lessons Learned There are several life lessons learned in…

This past weekend has been a whirlwind of events in Anaheim, CA. One of those events consisted of the Cars 3 Red Carpet Premiere that happened on Saturday. I have been to several red carpet events but this one was a bit different from the others. This one was inside at the Anaheim convention center and had the after party in Radiator Springs in Disneyland. This is one red carpet I will not forget as it was filled with fun photo ops, rides, music, food, celebrities and more. Let’s take a race thru memory lane of the red carpet experience…