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Swimming Under the Hollywood Sign | Wordless Wednesday

If you are in the Hollywood area and needing a place to stay for the night, check out the Hilton Garden Inn and you could swim underneath the Hollywood sign. I was invited to Los Angeles as a guest of Disney and Pixar. Most of my expenses were paid and all opinions are my own. A special thanks to the Hilton Garden Inn for overnight … [Read more...]

Frankenweenie Trailer

If you are a fan of stop motion animation, then I'm sure you are going to love Tim Burton's new film, Frankenweenie, which was inspired by classic horror films. I was able to see little snippets of the film while I was in LA last month, and I know that my husband is going to love it.  He's already a fan of Tim Burton and stop motion animation, so … [Read more...]

World of Color

During my day at Disneyland, I attended a viewing of World of Color. I’m not usually one that is in to the “showy” part of amusement parks, but I decided to at least give it a shot and I'm so glad I did. The World of Color is a water, light, fire and laser show that happens at Disney’s California Adventures at dusk. It happens right across from … [Read more...]

Mater’s Junkyard Jamboree | A Cars Land Experience

When I was at Cars Land a couple weeks ago, I couldn't help but wish that my children were there with me to experience the beauty.  With three rides, three places to refuel (restaurants or snacks) and endless photo opportunities, Cars Land is definitely on the list of places I want my children to see. The three rides in Cars Land are Radiator … [Read more...]

Radiator Springs Racers | A Cars Land Experience

Cars Land. Breathtaking views, exciting rides and good food! While I was in LA a couple of weeks ago, I was invited to experience Cars Land at Disney's California Adventures!  As soon as you start approaching this new addition to the park, you can see the towering Cadillac Range mountains that serve as the backdrop for Radiator Springs … [Read more...]

Interview with Director Alex Kurtzman on People Like Us

When I was in LA a couple weeks ago, I was given the opportunity to sit down with Alex Kurtzman, the Director of People Like Us.  Not long in to the interview I learned that the storyline in the film, is loosely based on his own life and experiences.  He opened up about his past and what led him to People Like Us. Where did the story come … [Read more...]

The Voices Behind Brave

The much anticipated Pixar film Brave has finally hit the theaters. It's been a long few months waiting to finally see Merida on the big screens! This past week I had the opportunity to attend the Premiere of Brave in LA and while I was there had the opportunity to interview some of the voice talent featured in the film. The lovely Kelly … [Read more...]

World Premiere of Brave at the Dolby Theater

Attending the premiere of any movie is an experience you don’t want to pass up, if given the chance. I’ve had the incredible opportunity to attend several over the past two years and the experience never gets old and boring. The excitement is always there and the thrill of walking past all the stars is exhilarating and breathtaking. This past … [Read more...]

The World of Coca-Cola

A couple of weeks ago, I had the pleasure of going to Atlanta, Georgia to attend the Conversations with Coca-Cola Conference.  Given that I'm a self-proclaimed Diet Coke addict, I was super excited to get this invite and talk to some of the key members behind my favorite beverage.  I learned so much and had an amazing time with my fellow bloggers.  … [Read more...]

My Visit to the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center

Last month, I had the opportunity to visit the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California while I was there with Kellogg's and the other Champions of Great Starts Bloggers. Our day at the Chula Vista Training Center started with breakfast in the dining hall where all the Olympic hopefuls that stay on campus can eat their meals.  In … [Read more...]