Disney Junior in the House!

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You bake an Octonauts cake and suddenly, it’s raining Disney. Here are some of the many live events surrounding Disney Junior titles.

My Neighbor Totoro and Howl’s Moving Castle: Blu-ray At Last! PLUS! GHIBLI GIVEAWAY PACK!

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Today is a very good day for fans of Studio Ghibli and Hayao Miyazaki. At long last, the magnificent masterpiece My Neighbor Totoro, and the marvelous Howl’s Moving Castle, are available on Blu-ray! And as part of the celebration, GeekMom has a fantastic giveaway pack for 2 lucky readers!
But first, let’s discuss Totoro. Released in 1988, this edition marks the 25th anniversary of the film. Let’s all pause for a second while I cry violently over my keyboard, hitch sobbing, “Where did the time go?”

The Art of The Secret World Of Arrietty: Book Review

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    As a child, I spent many a happy afternoon poring over a gigantic book called “The Art Of Walt Disney.” It sat on our bookshelf collecting dust, until one day I discovered it there, and lugged it down. It turned out that my dad had brought it back from one of his many business trips. The story behind how he got the book

A New Use For Dr. Seuss

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I love to look at those lists that they give to professors that explain the state of the matriculating freshman class. You know what I’m talking about? The ones that say things like, “They have never lived in a world where Madonna wasn’t famous.” Naturally, I look at my daughter and wonder what kind of world she will matriculate into. At two, she’s already saying

Late September 2001: New York City

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The city was completely closed off from 14th street and below. If your license didn’t have an address that placed you below 14th Street, you were not passing the armed guards. To this day, I make sure my address on my drivers license is always up to date. There were people who were unable to get to pets they had left behind. Unable to go

Hanging in Numberland with Les Trois Elles

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We’re getting ready to head to Seattle in a week or so. It’s only a couple of hours on the plane, but I always like to have a few tricks up my sleeve to keep Vivienne entertained. So I’m in the market for some new apps to play with.  Whenever I do a little refresh like this, I always head over to the ever fabulous

Portal 2 Done 70’s Style

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I am LOVING this 70’s style movie poster for Portal 2.  Might even pick one up when it’s finally for sale in the Valve Store.  It’ll go nicely with my Aperture Parking Permit, which I  have been quietly sporting on my car for a couple of years now. What do you think… totally awesome for my daughter’s room, or just plain awesome? Thanks to Blair