Free Incredibles

 

Disney just released Disney Movies Anywhere, their all-new digital movie service and app. What makes it so cool? It’s a simple, streamlined way to manage and enjoy your digital collection of Disney, Pixar, and Marvel movies on multiple devices (from iPhones and iPads, to apple TV and personal computers (including Windows based PCs).

Plus for a limited time receive a free digital copy of Disney•Pixar’s The Incredibles when you sign up and connect your iTunes account. Yay!! My boys recently discovered The Incredibles, so they will LOVE having it available on our iPad.

Plus all the digital copies you already have will be merged into your account and you will be able to earn Disney Movie Reward points on digital purchases!

Since 2008, Disney has included codes in select DVD and Blu-ray products redeemable for digital copies of Disney, Pixar, and Marvel films. Users can now redeemthese codes through Disney Movies Anywhere, and Digital Copy titles previously redeemed in Disney Movie Rewards or via iTunes will automatically be active in both Disney Movies Anywhere and iTunes once a user logs into Disney Movies Anywhere and connects their iTunes account. Additionally, for the first time, consumers can now earn Disney Movie Rewards points for their digital purchases through Disney Movies Anywhere going forward

Currently Disney Movies Anywhere is only available on iTunes, hopefully they will open it up to the android market soon.

For more information check out Disney Movies Anywhere online or download it now on iTunes.

Sheriff Callie’s Wild West has taken Disney Junior by storm! Our post with Sheriff Callie Party ideas is one of our most popular articles right now so we are sharing even more Sheriff Callie fun today.

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It’s the start of Rodeo Break here in Tucson, so after crafting a stick horse for Quinn to ride in the kindergarten parade, I made a fun version of Sheriff Callie’s blue horse, Sparky!

Stick Horse Supplies

Sparky Supplies

  • Wood stick, dowel or mop handle
  • Blue yarn
  • Blue duct (blue electrical tape would be easier)
  • Googly eyes
  • Black and blue felt
  • Blue sleep sock
  • Tan rope or twine
  • Blue handkerchief (I think a pink one would be cute too)
  • Stuffing
  • Zip tie

Quinn helped me make most of his horse, so I promise it’s very easy to make. In fact it would make a fun craft activity at a Sheriff Callie Party! It’s also inexpensive to make, I found most of the items at the dollar store. Check out my stick horse tutorial for all the details!

Besides a her own Sparky, your little Sheriff Callie might need a pretty pink cowgirl hat. Check out how to create Callie’s hat on Disney Junior!

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If you make your own stick horse, we’d love to see it!

Sheriff Callie's horse sparky

Sofia the First Songs from Enchancia

Do you have Sofia the First fans in your house? Yesterday we told you about the second season of Sofia the First starting soon. Today we want to chat a little about the new Sofia the First: Songs from Enchancia CD. We were sent a copy to review and I am happy to say it’s perfect for all little Sofia fans out there (and the big ones too)! It includes a total of 19 songs, 14 regular songs from the show, 4 bonus karaoke instrumentals and 1 bonus track – Be Who You Wanna Be.

Last summer we were constantly singing the cute Jake and Sophia duet, Be Who You Wanna Be, so it’s definitely our family’s favorite song from the CD. (You Can Always) Count On Baileywick and Good Little Witch are close runners-up – They are both quite catchy and featured in a couple of our favorite episodes from the first season of Sofia the first.

Available on iTunes and Amazon.

Who would like to win their own copy of Sofia the First: Songs from Enchancia? Three lucky readers will win their very CD compliments of Disney Music.

Sofia the First: Songs from Enchancia Giveaway

Congrats to our winners Lauren G., Sharon F., and Melissa P.

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This giveaway will end on Feburary 19th at midnight.

We received a promotional copy of this CD for review purposes. No compensation was received. We are happy to host a giveaway for our readers. As always, all opinions are our own.

I have great news for Sofia the First fans! The second season of Sofia the First starts on Friday, March 7th  with “Two Princesses and a Baby.”

PRINCESS SOFIA, BABY PRINCE JAMES

The new season includes appearances by Disney Princesses Mulan (voiced by Ming-Na Wen), Tiana (voiced by Disney Legend Anika Noni Rose) and Rapunzel (voiced by Mandy Moore).  And lots guest appearances including Alyson Hannigan, Isla Fisher, Ginnifer Goodwin, Nick Offerman and Sean Astin.

There’s an extra special episode featuring Snow White that will premiere on Friday April 4th  at 9:00 am ET/PT on the Disney Channel and at 6:00pm ET/PT on Disney Junior.  A preview of the episode will be available for verified users on WATCHDisneyJunior.com and the WATCH Disney Junior app for smartphones and tablets beginningTuesday, March 25 and will become available on iTunes beginning Saturday, April 5.

PRINCESS SOFIA, PRINCESS SNOW WHITE

Catch the 2nd season of Sofia the First starting Friday, March 7th  (9:30 am ET/PT) on the Disney Channel.

All images courtesy of Disney Junior.

Planes: Fire & Rescue Trailer

It’s no secret that we are huge fans of Disney’s Planes, Luckily for us (and all other Dusty fans out there), a sequel is headed to theaters this  summer. Today we are sharing the new Planes: Fire & Rescue trailer!

Planes: Fire & Rescue Trailer

More about the Planes: Fire & Rescue

“Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into the world of aerial firefighting. Dusty joins forces with veteran fire and rescue helicopter Blade Ranger and his courageous team, including spirited super scooper Dipper (voice of Julie Bowen), heavy-lift helicopter Windlifter, ex-military transport Cabbie and a lively bunch of brave all-terrain vehicles known as The Smokejumpers. Together, the fearless team battles a massive wildfire and Dusty learns what it takes to become a true hero. Directed by Bobs Gannaway (“Secret of the Wings”), “Planes: Fire & Rescue” hits theaters in 3D on July 18, 2014.

Disney Planes Fire and Rescue

Looking for more Disney Planes fun, check out this round-up of Disney Planes Crafts and Party Ideas.

We told you about Sheriff Callie’s Wild West a few months ago, and kids everywhere are loving Callie and her friends! Sheriff Callie party ideas are all over Etsy and Pinterest right now, and we wanted to give you one place to see the best of the best!

Sheriff Callie's Wild West Party Ideas

Tip: In addition to searching for “Sheriff Callie Party Ideas,” you might also want to search for “Cowgirl Party Ideas.”

Want to learn about the characters in the show? Print these character cards.

Disney Jr. online has coloring sheets and games for you

This Etsy shop has a ton of instant downloads for your Sheriff Callie party:

Sheriff Callie Party Printables

Find these great cowgirl bubbles and more at Oriental Trading:

Sheriff Callie party favors

Sweetums has these adorable Sheriff Callie party favors available for purchase:

Sheriff Callie party favors from Etsy

Need some party games? We found a list of fun Wild West party games for you!

There’s a great post with Cowgirl party ideas right here. You’ll find a photo booth, food ideas, and more:

Sheriff Callie Party Wanted Photo Booth

Adorable party and food ideas at Sugar Tot Designs:

Sheriff Callie Party Photo Booth

Adorable photo booth ideas, outdoor activities (including panning for gold!), and fun decoration ideas at Homemade By Jill:

Sheriff Callie Party Photo Booth

Catch My Party has some beautiful images from her Rhinestone Cowgirl Party! 

Don’t forget Etsy! This handmade marketplace has hundreds of Sheriff Callie decorations, gifts, and activities!

Sheriff Callie Party Ideas on Etsy

Here’s the line up of new Walt Disney Studios Movies for 2014!

February 28, 2014 – The Wind Rises

March 14, 2014 – Need for Speed

March 21, 2014 – Muppets Most Wanted

April 4, 2014 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

I’m really hoping for a fun cameo like in THOR Dark World.

April 18, 2014 – Bears 

May 16, 2014 – Million Dollar Arm

May 30, 2014 – Maleficent 

July 18, 2014 – Planes: Fire & Rescue

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I know my boys will be very excited to see Dusty again.

August 1, 2014 – Guardians of the Galaxy

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August 8, 2014 – The Hundred-Foot Journey

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October 10, 2014 – Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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November 7, 2014 – Big Hero 6

November 21, 2014 – McFarland

Inspired by the 1987 true story, “McFarland” follows coach Jim White whose job-hopping leads him to a
predominantly Latino high school where he struggles to find common ground until he notices his students
exceptional running ability and forms a fledgling team of unlikely runners who bond to build not only a
championship cross-country team but an enduring legacy as well.

December 25, 2014 – Into the Woods

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Which movies are you looking forward to the most?