Exclusive Interview with Ginnifer Goodwin of Disney’s Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast

Ginnifer Goodwin Fawn

While in Los Angeles last month for the McFarland USA, Fresh Off the Boat and Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast press junkets, I had a chance to sit down with the adorable Ginnifer Goodwin who plays Fawn in the new Tinkerbell movie coming out on March 11. Ginnifer is a new mom of… Read More

Safety 1st Step and Go Stroller Travel System Review (VIDEO)

safety 1st Step and Go

There is a new stroller hitting the streets in April and we have the scoop. The Safety 1st Step and Go Travel System is a budget-friendly duo that is stocked with features and boasts a new fun fold that we haven’t seen before. Let’s start with the stroller. SEAT The Step and Go stroller seat… Read More

Bugaboo Buffalo Stroller Spotlight Review (VIDEO)

Bugaboo Buffalo

Have you been looking for a stroller with the style of the Bugaboo Cameleon but the ruggedness of the Bugaboo Donkey? Meet the Buffalo. It’s like a love child of both strollers. The Buffalo is a luxury stroller with a smart design, innovative features, and amazing maneuverability. SEAT The Buffalo seat has a weight capacity… Read More

Meet the Real Baymax


Before I get to the man behind the voice, the kids had a chance to sit down and ask Baymax some questions. See how he responded in the video below. Ever watched an animated cartoon and wondered about the person behind the voice? Some are super well-known, such as the voice of Bart Simpson, but… Read More

Exclusive Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast Story Artist Interview


Have you ever thought about what goes on behind the scenes of an animated feature? A cartoon? Your favorite Disney movie? I didn’t give it too much thought until I had the opportunity to sit down with one of the Story Artists on the new movie Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast. The interview… Read More

Exclusive Disney Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast Director & Producer Interview

Tinkerbell Neverbeast

A new Tinkerbell movie is coming out on Blu-Ray/DVD next month and my daughter couldn’t be more excited! Who isn’t a fan of Tink, right? Tinkerbell and the Legend of the Neverbeast will be out on March 10th, and I not only got to see an early screening of the movie, but I also interviewed… Read More

How to Buy a Double Stroller

Double strollers

It’s time to tackle the double stroller category in our Baby Gizmo video series “How to Buy a Stroller.” Whether you are having twins or your second, third or fourth+ child, a double stroller is a necessity for getting around with two babes in tow. With twice the size and features, there are many things… Read More

Meet the Voices Behind Disney’s Big Hero 6

Big Hero 6

Did you ever notice that Disney either casts actors that have an uncanny resemblance to their characters or they tweak the characters to resemble the actors? Big Hero 6 is a great example. Meet the voice behind Tadashi… Meet the voice behind Hiro… Isn’t it crazy how much they look alike? This isn’t the only… Read More

Meet the Boys from Disney’s Film McFarland USA

McFarland USA

Last week I shared my interviews with Kevin Costner and the real inspiration behind the new Disney film McFarland USA, so today we are talking about the boys who brought the story to life on screen. That’s right – I had an opportunity to interview the 7 actors who played the inspirational runners in the… Read More

Disney McFarland USA Film Review


Disney Pictures’ newest film, McFarland, USA is a feel-good, family movie that is a must-see this month. After a series of bad choices in his career, Jim White, played by Kevin Costner, finds himself in a small, predominately Latino town in California with what he thinks is a less than desirable job. When he gets… Read More

Cosco Scenera NEXT Convertible Car Seat Review (VIDEO)

cosco scenera next

Looking for a budget-friendly car seat for your child? Cosco has recently launched the Scenera NEXT convertible car seat that will keep your child safe in the car while preventing you from having to second mortgage your house to buy it. The Cosco Scenera NEXT features side impact protection, a high rear-facing weight limit, easy-to-remove… Read More

Disney Animated Short Feast – Bonus Content of Big Hero 6

Disney Feast

One of the coolest parts of my job are the perks such as interviewing the masterminds behind amazing films such as Big Hero 6. A few weeks ago I went to Los Angeles to sit down with some of the inspiring people behind McFarland USA, Big Hero 6 and Tinkerbell and the Legend of the… Read More

New Fisher Price Power Wheels for 2015

Power wheels 2015

One of the most loved (and most played with!) toys at my house are Power Wheels. We bought our first Power Wheels when my daughter turned three over 7 years ago and that vehicle is still going strong. Sure, we replaced wheels and the battery during that time but they kids still drive that red Mustang… Read More

Play All Day Elmo Toy (VIDEO)

elmo 2015

We all know that Elmo is one popular guy in the toddler circles. The fuzzy red fur. His outgoing personality. THAT laugh. It has worked his way into homes and heart everywhere. Each year, a new Elmo toy hits the market that becomes the must-have gift of the holiday season. This year, they have announced… Read More

Exclusive Interview with Real Life Inspiration for Disney’s McFarland USA

McFarland USA

I had a chance to watch an early screening of Disney’s new movie, McFarland, USA, which is hitting theaters this Friday (February 20). McFarland, USA is a feel-good, family movie that is a must-see this month. After a series of bad choices in his career, Jim White (played by Kevin Costner) finds himself in a… Read More

Review: Counting Bears

counting bears 360x200

I confess, toy shopping really stresses me out. There is just a lot of pressure to spend wisely, find something sturdy and long-lasting, something with learning potential. In the toy buying game, I win some and I lose some. Maybe someday I’ll gather all my “losers” for a funny post. But, today I want to highlight… Read More

How to Buy a Stroller – Part 3 – Full Size Strollers

How to buy a stroller 3

Welcome back to our Baby Gizmo series – “How to Buy a Stroller”. In today’s part 3 episode, we are diving into the biggest category of strollers: the full-size stroller. These are usually stocked with features and are one of the first buggies that parents think of when they start picking out gear for baby.… Read More

Exclusive Disney Big Hero 6 Directors’ Interview

Big Hero 6 DVD Release

In anticipation of the Disney smash hit Big Hero 6’s in-home release (DVD, Blu-Ray, On Demand) on February 24, I had a chance to sit down with the directors of the movie during my whirlwind trip to Los Angeles last week. Directors Don Hall and Chris Williams shared how they were won over with the… Read More

Product Review: ELC Lift Off Rocket


    If you have a child that’s into rocket ships and astronauts like my four and two year old, then they’re going to love the ELC Lift Off Rocket. We’ve actually owned it for almost a year now, but I just noticed it was on sale on Amazon for $39.99 (usually it retails for… Read More

McFarland USA Kevin Costner Interview

Kevin Costner

He was exactly what I expected. To be honest, I didn’t know what I expected but when he walked in the room, I immediately decided THAT is what I expected! Kevin came in the room in a long black jacket, sunglasses and oozing confidence. He sat down, said good morning and wanted to know what this… Read More