Everything I Love About the Frozen 2 Trailer

You know it's 2019 when you excitedly open an email from Disney to watch the new Frozen II trailer as it airs live on TV. Thank you, technology and YouTube, for bringing us this blessing. It is magnificent. I also shared this trailer this morning on the blog's Facebook page. Make sure you're following there [...]

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If Dads Summarized Disney Movies

The Little Mermaid falls under the topic of 'heated discussions' in our household. My husband (I would hope jokingly but I'm honestly not sure) is against the kids watching it, because Ariel deliberately disobeys her father. Then I provide the counterpoint of her father being anti-human, and how she opened his eyes to a new world. [...]

Hiking the Butte

We've been having what feels like unseasonably warm weather here in Alaska. It's late March, almost all of our snow has melted, and we've had abundant sunshine and high temperatures in the high 30s and low 40s for at least two weeks. I've been enjoying getting out and enjoying this warmer weather, with Baby A [...]

Disney Villains Revealed

Warning: This post contains spoilers for all of the films mentioned. They appear in chronological order, so if you haven't seen the film and don't want it spoiled, don't read that section!Disney villains, like their princess counterparts, have evolved with society. From Snow White and her 1930s damsel in distress-ness that modern feminists abhor to [...]

Let it Go: The Disney Way

Unless you've been hiding under a rock, you've probably heard the hit sweeping the nation: Let it Go, from Disney's most recent animated feature, Frozen. From covers to parodies, this song has taken over the internet. Idina Menzel, the voice of Elsa and Broadway legend, sang it at the Oscars and on The Tonight Show [...]

Disney Morals 101

It's no secret that Disney has taught us a lot over the years. Here's a look back at some of my favorite Disney life lessons. (We're ignoring all of those get married after three days bits because they resolved that quite neatly in Frozen).Pocahontas, Bambi: Respect natureIn a time when there are public service announcements [...]