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25 Lego Star Wars Sets Under $15

This post contains affiliate links. My son is obsessed with 2 things, Lego sets and Star Wars. So a gift that combines the two is like a dream come true.   There are always new sets coming out, but they can get pretty pricey.  That is why I love the sets below so much because […]

Dia de los Muertos Disney Inspired Treats

One of my favorite displays in Disneyland during Halloweentime is their Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) display.   The beautiful and bright colored papel picado, calaveras, and ofrendas are located next to Rancho del Zocalo in Fronteirland.  It was absolutely beautiful, and so fun to take pictures of. During this time Disney also […]

10 Great Reasons to Visit Disneyland at Halloween Time

Thanks to Disney we were able to attend a press trip to Disneyland Halloween Time.  As always, thoughts and opions are my own. Going to Disneyland is always a fun adventure for our family.  This time we got to attend during my favorite holiday, Halloween.  Disneyland has transformed themselves for Halloween Time thru November, 1 […]

How to Draw Anger from Inside Out| From Script to Screen

I am excited to share with you another interview from the Inside Out Event in San Francisco in March.  Co-Director Ronnie del Carmen and Story Supervisor Josh Cooley shared with us the story process behind Inside Out and how a sequence of the story is taken from script to screen using storyboards. Ronnie told us […]

A Musical Love Story That Will Send You Someone To LAVA

While we were in San Francisco for the Inside Out Event, I fell in love with a short called LAVA.  Let me set the stage for you. We walked into the theater at Pixar Animation Studios to watch an early screening of Pixars short LAVA and Inside Out. Since Lava is in front of Inside […]

Inside Out Animation Dailies at Pixar

During our tour at Pixar Animation Studios, we got a behind the scenes look at how animation dailies are done at Pixar.  They took us to a small movie theater that seats probably 50 people or so, that had a swivel chair and computer with a large monitor at the center of the seats.   […]