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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Halloween Movies to Watch with the Family

With Halloween, a few days away, and the current pandemic changing the way we might celebrate it, what is a family to do? This year, why not stay home with the family, order some food, and watch a fun Halloween themed movie or two. We have rounded up some fun movies to watch, so check out our spoiler-free picks and start planning your Halloween night! 

Monday, October 26, 2020

Going on an Adventure with Tonies

Disclaimer: The Fandads were provided with a Toniebox for our review. All thoughts, opinions, and fun times are our own. 

Parents, we have all been there: Your child is in front of a screen all day due to school, and as soon as class ends they run to a tablet or phone for more screentime. We all know what happens next. We tell them to get off the screen and they say that they are bored and have nothing to do. So what do you do in this situation? You find something that keeps them occupied and does not require a screen and that is where the Toniebox comes in. 

Monday, October 5, 2020

Learning to Care with Blue's Clues

Disclaimer: The Fandads were provided with an advance copy of Blue's Clue & You: Caring with Blue in exchange for a review and giveaway opportunity. All thoughts, words, and excitement are our own. 

Back in June, we reviewed Blue's Clue & You and my son absolutely loved the DVD.  I loved seeing a new generation of Blue's Clue and seeing how the show was updated for today's time and hearing familiar songs with a new twist. Now that we are familiar with Josh and the characters of the show, this new collection of episodes is a joy to watch. 

Friday, September 25, 2020

Finding Your True self with Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs

Every now and then a movie comes along with a great message and gets lost because not many people see it. Red Shoes and the Seven Dwarfs is a fun retelling of the Snow White story but with a message about being true to yourself and those around you. While my family and I enjoyed the movie, we all agreed that it started a little slow before the storyline really picked up. 

Thursday, September 10, 2020

It's Never Easy to Say Good-Bye


It's been over a month and we just emptied out her food bowl. The water basically evaporated and her food just sat there untouched. I am not sure if it was a written rule in our house, but no one emptied our dog's, Samantha aka Sammie aka Sam's food bowl since she passed away on August 8th. When Sam passed away that is where she laid down and took her last breath, next to her bowl, and taking that away just seems so final. We’re not quite ready for that but we know it has to happen for us to move forward. Taking that away also takes away the memory of the kids’ first chore. After her morning walk, the kids would take turns feeding Sam. Every morning I have to stop myself from asking my children if they fed Sam or if she had been walked. Every morning I am reminded that she is not here anymore. 

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Fly away with Paw Patrol Jet to the Rescue

Get ready for high-flying adventures with the PAW Patrol pups in the brand-new DVD PAW Patrol: Jet to the Rescue, featuring an exclusive, all-new original TV movie and four fan-favorite episodes from the number-one ranked preschool show on television, produced by Spin Master Entertainment and airing on Nickelodeon. The DVD release lets fans join the pups as they travel back to Barkingburg with all-new rescue gear and high-speed mission jets for action-packed aerial adventures. The PAW Patrol pups will soar to new heights to save Barkingburg Castle, rescue a stunt pilot, help one of Mayor Humdinger’s kittens and more!

Friday, August 28, 2020

Celebrating Star Wars with ForceFest

This coming August 28-30 is the first-ever Forcefest and this Fandad will be there. I will be hosting a panel called Celebrating the Diversity in Star Wars on August 29th at 7:45 pm CST. The panel will be held in the Interview and Discussion stage and will consist of myself, Elliott Serrano, and Olivia and Raven from Sistas with Sabers. It will be a fun panel and we hope you can attend and join us. This is the first time we are hosting a panel at a convention and we are very excited about doing this. Read on for more details about Forcefest.