Introducing Piper – #FindingDoryEvent

I’d like to introduce you to Piper, isn’t she adorable? She stars in the new short from Pixar Animation Studios titled “Piper”.  This is the story is of a hungry sandpiper hatchling who ventures from her nest for the first time to dig for food by the shoreline. The only problem is, the food is buried beneath the sand where scary waves roll up onto the shore. Director Alan Barillaro has been with Pixar Studios since 1997 and has worked on {Read More}

Get to Know Hank the Octopus from “Finding Dory” – #FindingDoryEvent

I have a secret to tell you, fish freak me out. I never told anyone outside of my family about this secret because I know it’s weird to not like fish. If you ever want to freak me out, just take me to a fish hatchery and leave me there. It is the creepiest place I’ve ever been with my children. When I found out that I was invited to the Finding Dory press event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium I was excited {Read More}

Dive Deeper into “Finding Dory” with the Filmmaker Interviews – #FindingDoryEvent

During my trip to Monterey I attended a Finding Dory filmmaker presentation with Director Andrew Stanton and Producer Lindsey Collins. Talking with them was such a joy because I was able to learn more about how and why Dory is making her leap back to the big screen. His kids were grown and off to college, but Andrew Stanton decided to watch his film Finding Nemo. It had been at least 7 years since he saw it last and the thought he remembered everything about the {Read More}

Catching Up with Dory – #FindingDoryEvent

During my trip to Monterey I attended a presentation by  Co-Director Angus MacLane and Story Supervisor Max Brac about how Dory’s story was developed for her new movie Finding Dory.  When we last saw Dory, she had just returned from her big adventure with Marlon to find his son Nemo. It’s now 6 months later and they are all living together on the reef, but Dory starts to have memories of her parents and where she came from. She begs {Read More}

Monterey Bay Aquarium #FindingDoryEvent

I visited the Monterey Bay Aquarium as part of the Finding Dory Press Event and what I discovered is that the Aquarium is perfect for the whole family. Something for every age There are Touch Pools, a Wave Room and a play area for the kids Cool exhibits like Tentacles and Jellyfish that tweens and teens will enjoy. A really cool gift shop and cute Sea Otters for everyone. And of course, Dory is there! 😉 Monterey is beautiful. The coast of {Read More}

Looking for Dory in Monterey Bay – #FindingDoryEvent #HaveYouSeenHer

I’m packing my overnight bag and heading down the coast to Monterey Bay, CA for my next blogging adventure. I’m headed to the Monterey Bay Aquarium for the Finding Dory Press event. I love taking my family to the aquarium (we live a few hours away) and I got engaged in Monterey many years ago. While the trip will be short, it will be jam packed with lots of fun surrounding Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory.” I along with 24 other fabulous bloggers {Read More}

“Finding Dory” Teaser Trailer and Poster #FindingDory

The wait is over and the sequel to “Finding Nemo” is finally being released. YAY!!! Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Dory” reunites everyone’s favorite forgetful blue tang, Dory, with her friends Nemo and Marlin on a search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale? The film features the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Kaitlin Olson, Ty Burrell, Eugene Levy and Diane Keaton. “Finding Dory” Teaser Trailer {Read More}

The Good Dinosaur and MomCo Giveaway- #GoodDino #MomCo

MomCo has partnered with Disney/Pixar’s THE GOOD DINOSAUR for a giveaway! MomCo has come up with some great ways for all moms and kids to celebrate the upcoming movie while doing what they love…spending time with friends.   There will be 3 phases and they all involve giveaways!! What will moms and kids do? Download some printables/activities from their app and website, have playdates with your friends, take pictures, and post them on social media and use hashtag #GoodDino. 1st giveaway 11/4/15-11/13/15– Celebrate MomCo {Read More}

The Good Dinosaur Additional Coloring Sheets and Pumpkin Stencil- #GoodDino

Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo (voice of Raymond Ochoa) makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.   Download these fun Coloring Sheets, Dot-to-Dots and Pumpkin Stencil to entertain your little ones before the movie comes out. Right click on each image and save the printouts {Read More}

The Good Dino Coloring Sheets – #GoodDino

“The Good Dinosaur” asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo (voice of Raymond Ochoa) makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of.   THE GOOD {Read More}