Monopoly Plus is a 3D Gaming Experience for the Entire Family – #HasbroGameChannel

We have family game night at least once a week and we really enjoy this time together because we are laughing and bonding as a family. We often play board games such as MONOPOLY and we were super excited to give MONOPOLY Plus a try.  MONOPOLY Plus is a 3D gaming experience for the entire family and we were excited to be able to put that statement to the test. The animation of each game element is entertaining, I love being {Read More}

Dawn Cullo’s Top 10 Moments of 2014

Last year I wrote a blog post called “Disney Nerd’s Top 10 Disney Moments of 2013“ and it was a fun process.  So this year I present “Dawn’s Top 10 Moments of 2014” and this list was really hard to chop down into only 10 moments.  It has been an incredible year, one that I will never forgot.  These are moments in my professional life that shifted me or touched me in a way that I needed at the time and {Read More}

3 Tips for Getting Your Sh*t Together in 2015

It happens to me every single year as the calendar nears December 31st.  I have all of these grand ideas for the new year and I never stick to them.  I do have good intentions but something always happens and I can never stick to the plan. Here are some easy ideas that you (and me…hopefully) can stick to in 2015 to make our lives better. 1. Start an easy to follow savings plan Putting away just a few dollars {Read More}

Healthy Snacking for Kids with California Raisins – #SnackToSchoolParty #LoveYourRaisins

My daughters and I attended a fun sponsered California Raisin Snack to School Party and learned some great tips for healthy snacking. I ate raisins all the time when I was younger and I am happy to be able to share the health benefits of eating California Raisins with my daughters. I love that California Raisins can be used in many recipes as well as eaten straight out of the bag as a great healthy snack.  I asked my four-year old daughter {Read More}

It’s Back to School Time for Kids, is their Identity Safe? #LifeLockUltimatePlus

It’s time for the wonderful tradition of when kids head back to school.  This time of the year can be exciting but also a hectic time of the year for not only parents but school offices as well.  Identity thieves are always on the lookout for opportunities to steal your identity and this time of the year can be a gold mine for them. Have you thought about possible identity theft during this time of the year? I never thought about {Read More}

Join me at the Macy’s Radio Disney Back to School Event in Sacramento on Aug 23rd

It’s hard to keep up with all of the fashion trends these days for my girls.  But Macy’s can help!! They have the tools I need to stay on top of what’s cool for my girls. Macy’s and Radio Disney are hosting free Back to School events all over the country.  Next weekend the Sacramento, CA Macy’s at Arden Fair Mall will be hosting an event and my family and I will be going for an afternoon of fun. To find {Read More}

Maleficent Kids Tennis Shoe Review and Giveaway

  Maleficent is my favorite Disney Villain so when I got the chance to have one of my daughters review the new Reebok & Disney shoe I was thrilled. When they arrived I didn’t tell my daughter about them as I wanted to see if I could even fit my foot inside the shoe and pretend to wear them but no such luck so she gets to keep them. Don’t you just love the box? I am keeping the box forever, {Read More}

Back to School with Disney Style

Grab these great Disney inspired back to school looks and gear for anyone in your family.  It doesn’t matter if you are shopping for an eight year old or forty-two year old you will find something for everyone that is headed back to school. Girls Back to School Disney D-Signed Shop the Disney D-Signed collection featuring “Girl Meets World” at Frozen Backpack Elsa and Anna want to head to school with your little girl this Fall. Available from Target. {Read More}

Volunteering Is Good For Your Soul

This is such a hard post for me to write without crying through it. I miss my fur babies very much. I have had a cat as a pet for as long as I can remember and as an adult I have encountered heartbreak from their deaths. Pet owners everywhere have encountered this heartbreak at some point in their lives. Once the grieving process ends, most people with either adopt a new animal or have another one at home to {Read More}

Genevieve Goings Knows the Right Way to Teach Kids Through Music

We were thrilled to meet Genevieve Goings in person at Disney Social Media Moms Celebration at Disneyland in April 2014. My girls have listened to Choo Choo Soul for years and they know who Genevieve is. At my youngest daughter’s preschool they listen to Choo Choo Soul almost every day. Genevieve is sweet, beautiful (inside and out) and she’s a great dancer! We ended up dancing with her during the Dance Party at Toon Town and my girls still talk {Read More}