A Visit to Disneyland

Visiting Disneyland brings out the kid in me! Disclosure: Disney provided discounted accommodations and park tickets and also provided the most magical experiences and perks. The DSMM sponsors provided product and helped make the magic happen. All opinions magical or otherwise are my own.

Celebrate Earth Day with DisneyNature BEARS

During my trip to Disneyland, I was treated to a preview of the new Disney Nature movie Bears. Narrated by John C. Reilly (Wreck it Ralph), the movie follows mama bear Sky and her two cubs Scout and Amber as they make their way from the mountains of hibernation to the pond where salmon return…

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline

Today is the last day to register to vote for the May 20th Primary Election in Pennsylvania. May 20th, Pennsylvanians will elect party nominees for governor, lieutenant governor, House Representatives, and state House and Senate. You must be registered with one of the primary parties to cast a vote. In PA, the primary parties are…

Philly Pops: The Magical Music of John Williams

I Believe: Book of Mormon

In November of 2011, I wrote a glowing review of the soundtrack of The Book of Mormon. Ticket prices were (and still) astronomical and darn near impossible to get. I thought I would have to wait for the OFF OFF OFF OFF OFF Broadway (I’m talking dinner theater or student production show) to see this…

Disney Junior Logo

Disney Junior Give a Book, Get a Book

Photo Courtesy of Josh Hallett. Follow him on Twitter: Maleficent earlier today, she looks upset pic.twitter.com/RKPYD8pvq9 — Josh Hallett (@hyku) April 13, 2014 Butterfly in the sky I can go twice as high Take a look It’s in a book A Reading Rainbow I can go anywhere Friends to know And ways to grow A…

Please Touch Museum Storybook Ball

Seven Ways Knitting Keeps YOU Healthy

Over on the Lion Brand blog, knitter and writer Katherine Martinko talks about the benefits of knitting. The list gives ways knitting keeps the knitter healthy, but what about those around the knitter? Here’s my reasons knitting keeps those around me healthy: 1. Distraction. Counting stitches while working a complex pattern takes my attention. I’m…

" All it takes is faith and trust "Peter Pan

Science Fair Stages of Grief #NetflixKids

Disclosure, I received access to Netflix in exchange for this post. When I was young, the science fair was a volcano. Using paper mache with caked on dirt or a pilfered mug from my mom covered in clay to simulate lava, I would combine baking soda, vinegar, and voila! Science fair complete. Not so in…

Philadelphia Flower Show Memories

City of Hope Fantasy Wedding