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Disneyland Holiday Decor 2017

I’m always impressed with Disney. They are so creative!! Don’t skip going to Disneyland during the Holidays. The holiday decor and details are amazing!It’s a Small World is transformed into a light show every 15 minutes.  “Snow’ blowing down on the crowds. Just to adding a magical holiday surprise for guests to enjoy.  The castle has…

The Art of Quilting: PIQF Santa Clara Quilting Show 2017

Every year I visit Pacific International Quilt Festival (PIQF) that’s held in October at the Santa Clara Convention Center. There are always classes, lots of vendors, and competition quilts, both local and international ones.  I do sew, so I take advantage of the multi-day pass, especially since I live so close to the Convention Center. Some…

Learning to Code with Star Wars

October 3, 2017, is the release date of the Star Wars Coding Projects book in both Kindle and print. Available for pre-order now.  Click link here to purchase. This book uses Scratch to teach kids ages 8-12, grade level 3-7 how to code by creating their own characters, driving a spaceship through an asteroid belt…

Disney Pixar Coco Film Focuses on Hispanic Traditions

Disney has an amazing ability to take traditional folkloric stories of various places around the world and transforming them into a family fun movie. When I was in Italy, I learned that Pinnochio was based on an Italian folkloric character. Visit Rome and you will not only find Holy Water and Rosaries as souvenirs, but also small…

Avengers Half Spider-Girl Running Costume

runDisney Avengers Half Marathon Weekend is coming up and I’m dressing up as, yep, you guessed it, Spider-Girl. I love how the new Marvel super heroes include a female version of all the traditional super heroes. With the exception of Wonder Woman, girls didn’t have many options when it came to female super heroes, but now…