5 Great Movies to Give as Gifts

This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Each year at Christmas time, I try to give each child a movie as part of his or her gift. We’re a movie-watching family, and so these gifts can […]

Movie Review Roundup: Monsters University

This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Earlier this week Monsters University was released on Blu-Ray and DVD. Our family got the chance to preview it last weekend. It was a super fun flick. Pixar rarely […]

New DVD & Blu-Ray Movie Round-Up

As you know, we’re movie buffs around here. One of the things that we look forward to as a family is watching a new DVD together on a Friday night after pizza. It doesn’t happen every week, but it’s one of those rituals that we all love. Sometimes we rent the movie through Redbox or […]

New Family Movies on DVD

Check out new movie releases now available on DVD/Blu-Ray.  photo source: Disney’s Robin Hood This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. As I look back on my kids’ childhood era, there are so many family movies […]

Fun New Disney DVDs

Check out these new Disney DVD releases to see if there’s something for your next movie night. As you know by now, we are a movie family. We watch hockey games, one TV show, and movies. And I like it that way. With movies we can control the content, we get to read the subtitles, […]

Family Movie Round-up for These Early Nights

We lived through several years of marriage and parenting with neither a TV nor a video player. Let alone cable. It was fine all through the spring and summer months. There was so much to do outside that we didn’t really want to be inside watching something. Then the days would shorten and I would […]

Holiday Movie Round-Up

The four day weekend begs for at least one family movie viewing, doesn’t it? Here’s a handful of my kids’ recent faves. While we don’t have any regular Thanksgiving traditions — besides eating — we typically start thinking and planning and crafting for upcoming Christmas celebrations over the long Thanksgiving weekend. That usually includes busting […]

Learning about Energy Savings and The Lorax

Energy usage and the environment as a whole are issues we can all be mindful of. Here’s how our family is learning more about them. photo source A few weeks ago I signed up for an energy saving program with San Diego Gas and Electric. The deal is that every so often, they’ll send me […]