Every single time that I visit Universal Studios Hollywood, there is something new and awesome to see. Today was no different and was a pretty exciting day for me because I got to tour the brand new Animation Studio Store that just opened in Universal Studios. It is no secret that I am a HUGE Hello Kitty fan. I've loved Hello Kitty for as long as I can remember. This store takes Hello Kitty to a whole new level of cuteness, maybe even a level of cuteness that we didn't know existed until now. Did I pique your interest? Check out some of the stuff you can look forward to.Read More
Whenever we are really super excited about a movie, the first thing my girls say as we walk out of the theater is, "Mom when can we watch it at home?!" Coco was no exception, my girls could not wait for a Coco movie night. Well we've had Coco on digital for a couple of weeks now, but there is just something fun about getting the DVD too.
Thank you to Allied Contigo for the fun crafts and gifts. How cute is this COCO frame? I had so much fun painting it. Yes, I did it. I used it as an excuse to get some quiet craft time in for myself. Although, I think I'll go pick one up for my girls now.
Frames play a key role in Coco. For Día de Muertos frames are used to display photos of loved ones that have passed and are placed on ofrendas.
You can find these cute DIY frames at Toys-R-Us for $12.99. The frame set includes: 1 Wooden Frame, Sticker Sheet, Foam Sticker Sheet, 2 Markers, 6 paints and a paintbrush.
Oh man, I have to say I haven't done something so challenging when it comes to crafting in a really long time. When I opened up this package my mouth dropped, the paint by number that I was thinking of was a lot less intense. But I was up for the challenge. And I have to say I was pretty proud of myself when it was done.
Isn't it so pretty?! I can't wait to hang it up on the wall. My girls kinda loved it too and they were really proud of me.
**GIVEAWAY** WIN A DIY COCO FRAME
How would you like to win one of these fun DIY picture frames? All you have to do is leave me a comment below telling me your favorite character from Coco and don't forget to leave your email too so I can let you know if you win!
Disney•Pixar’s “COCO” is NOW AVAILABLE in HD, 4K Ultra HD™, Movies Anywhere and 4K Ultra HD™ & Blu-ray™.
Celebrate Lunar New Year now through February 25th, you will find a brand new transformed Universal plaza. It is beautifully decorated with Cherry Blossom trees, paper lanterns and a ton of fun activities. #UniStudiosRead More
I had the best time celebrating the upcoming digital release of Disney PIXAR COCO at the historic Placita Olvera or Olvera St. We were not only treated to a delicious dinner (and margaritas) at El Paseo Inn, but we were lucky enough to be in the company of Anthony Gonzales, the voice of Miguel accompanied by the Mariachi Divas and folklorico dancers.Read More
The movie is a twist on the original story and it worked. The kiddos will definitely get a kick out of it. It's funny and full of adventure and heart. What more could you ask for? #PeterRabbitMovieRead More
Thank you Knott's Berry Farm for inviting me and my family to join in all the fun for #KnottsPeanutsCelebration! We had such a great time, I love capturing moments that we are making as a family and sharing them with all of you. As always, all opinions and photos are my own.Read More
We are so lucky to be living in Los Angeles, where we are surrounded by history and culture and so many incredible museums. Thanks to SoCal Museums for putting together this list and reminding us that LA Metro is a great way to travel throughout the city. Check out the list below, pick a museum to check out with the family and get out and make some memories. Now is your chance to show your kids a taste of what Los Angeles and Southern California has to offer.Read More
LUZIA: A Waking Dream of Mexico is a more than a show, it's an experience for the entire family. Los Angeles, we are so lucky to have such a wonderful show right here in our backyard and lucky for you, I am sharing with you a 40% off discount. Keep reading for some of my favorite highlights of the night and for the link to the discount.Read More
Recently, in an effort to both get to know myself while being more transparent with my followers, I posed the question, ASK ME ANYTHING, on InstaStories and Snapchat. If you’re not following me on either platform, you’re missing out, because this is where I document my day to day stuff and confessions of how I’m really feeling. I asked you to go ahead and ask me anything and promised to answer in both forms, here on my blog and on InstaStories. So.. without further ado.. Here are the answers to ASK ME ANYTHING. (Insert monkey covering his eyes emoji here)Read More
Isn't that the best face ever?! You have no idea how happy I am to have captured this moment. You would think that this was the face she made when she realized that today’s the day! My Little Pony: The Movie is now available on Digital. But, No, this was the face of when she realized she was speaking to Twilight Sparkle herself, voice actress Tara Strong.Read More
Throughout the year I have worked with so many amazing brands, companies and studios that have been generous enough to send gifts my way. Now, whether or not it's the best idea to stock pile them in my closet or not, that's what I do. I save them for Christmas. Well, guess what time of year it is. It's Christmas!! Not everything you see here was gifted to me, some of these are what I have chosen to give my girls and other family members. So in case you need some last minute gift ideas, here are some of the gifts that will be under our Christmas tree this year.Read More
FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover.Read More
If you were to have told me a month or two ago that I would be a fan of Star Wars, I would have laughed and probably smiled while flipping you the bird, because, that's just who I am. And up until last week, I had never seen one Star Wars movie. Like, ever. At all. #TheLastJediRead More
There is something magical in the air, just in time for the Holidays. This year, Universal Studios Hollywood has turned Hogwarts castle into an even more magical version of itself. Whether you are a fan of Harry Potter or not, the lights at Hogwarts are beautiful and breathtaking. "Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter" takes place nightly now through January 8.Read More
This post is sponsored, thanks to JCPenney. All opinions and photos are my own.
And just like that, my girls are grown. No longer are the days of picking out cute little matching outfits that I like. Now, all of a sudden and what seems like out of nowhere, my girls have opinions of their own and style preferences. The early tween age is pretty tricky, it’s a balance of them finding themselves while still guiding them to not make poor or inappropriate fashion decisions. JCPenney has so many great deals throughout the store. I was able to find an adorable dress, jeggings, a really cool top and stocking stuffers too!Read More
The anticipation was real when it came to Coco. From the moment we heard that Disney and Pixar were going to be taking on the traditional Mexican holiday, Dia de los Muertos. Personally, I could not wait to see how they were going to add their magical touch to an already beautiful Mexican tradition. Through all of the doubt and skepticism, Disney and Pixar came out on top and proved all of the doubters wrong. #PixarCOCORead More
I am so excited to be taking my girls to their very first live production next month. I have a feeling they are going to love the adapted version of Beauty and the Beast - A Christmas Rose. I'm sure they'll be super excited to recognize one of their favorite actors, Kelli Berglund from Lab Rats. Keep reading and enter below to win a Family 4 pack of tickets to Opening Night!Read More