This week we were given the opportunity to attend an advanced screening of Disney’s newest film “Moana” which opens to the general public on 23 November and has been rated PG. We give it is solid 4.75 out of 5 stars! (Men, women and boys alike!) Moana is an adventurous 16-year-old daughter of the chief of Motunui who … More Movie Review: Disney’s “Moana”
Last weekend kiddo and I took a short drive south to my home town of Eugene, Oregon to spend a weekend with my family. With the long holiday we got an extra day there and were able to do a couple of things that we don’t normally get to do. I thought I would share … More Travel: A few of our favorite things in Eugene, Oregon!
3.75 out of 5 stars My son had a birthday recently and our local book store always sends him a coupon to come in a shop for a new book. He loves it, so on our most recent trip in I noticed my book stack getting smaller and decided to pick up a few new … More Book Review: The Turn of the Tide by Rosanne Parry
4 out of 5 Stars Recently a friend was asking me for ideas for books for her daughter. Her daughter is in the same class as my son and she knows about my love of stories and reading and books and paper and…. I had given her several ideas based on things we have read … More Book Review: “Lumberjanes, Beware the Kitten Holy” by N. Stevenson, G. Ellis,& B. Allen
My son can be pretty competitive and sometimes when he is in a losing streak nobody wants to play games with him – he gets really grumpy. I felt like it was time to bring home a game that was more cooperative and a little more challenging than the other cooperative games we have in the game cupboard. … More Game Review: Forbidden Island by Gamewright
Last week I was given the opportunity to enjoy an advanced screening of Marvel’s Doctor Strange which opens to the general public nationwide on 4 November (2016). I will be honest that I am not as familiar with this character as I am with Spider-Man, the Avengers, the Hulk and many others who are more main stream, so I … More Movie Review: Marvel’s “Doctor Strange”
4.5 out of 5 Stars “Spy Ski School” is the latest offering in the Spy School series by Stuart Gibbs. Right now there are 4 books in the series, “Spy School”, “Spy Camp”, “Evil Spy School”, and “Spy Ski School”. I have to admit, I have only had a chance to read the first book … More Book Review: Spy Ski School by Stuart Gibbs