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Meet Opetaia Foa’i, The Musical Inspiration Behind Disney’s Moana #Moana

HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 14:  Musician Opetaia Foa'i performs onstage at The World Premiere of Disney’s "MOANA" at the El Capitan Theatre on Monday, November 14, 2016 in Hollywood, CA.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney) *** Local Caption *** Opetaia Foa'i

Meet Opetaia Foa’i, The Musical Inspiration Behind Disney’s Moana #Moana I am so excited to finally tell y’all about meeting Opetaia Foa’i while I was in Los Angeles last month!  I did a little research about him before my trip because, to be honest, I wasn’t sure who he was and how he fit into Disney’s Moana.  Stick with me here and I will explain 😀  One thing that never ceases to amaze me with Disney is the immense amount of thought, preparation, and research that goes into every single

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Chatting With Moana Directors And Golden Globe Nominees Ron Clements & John Musker #Moana

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Chatting With Moana Directors And Golden Globe Nominees Ron Clements & John Musker #Moana Okay y’all, this is exciting stuff.  If you’re not huge Disney geeks, you may not get it right away, but just stick with me for a minute here and you can geek out with me….DISNEY STYLE!   While I was in Los Angeles last month covering the red carpet for Moana; I had the opportunity to sit down and chage with the diirectors (and, now, Golden Globe nominees) Ron Clements and John Musker!  There are so many amazing

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Disneynature Welcomes John Krasinski into the family as the narrator of Born In China #BornInChina

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Disneynature Welcomes John Krasinski into the family as the narrator of Born In China #BornInChina The Born In China poster is also now up and we have an Activity Packet and Educator’s Guide below.   John Krasinski is going to be narrating this newest Disneynature film and I cannot wait!  I just LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Disneynature films.  Not only am I a fan of documentaries, but I love that they teach our children to love the world around them.  Disneynature films come with a message and help along the way

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Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 New Teaser Trailer Released #GotGVol2

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Guardians of The Galaxy Vol. 2 New Teaser Trailer Released #GotGVol2 Who’s excited for the next Guardians of The Galaxy? I am and now that everyone in my house has seen the new trailer just released, I am even more excited! Not only am I excited about the movie, but the soundtrack has been on my minde since they announced the new movie was coming out next year. Do you still listen to the soundtrack from the first Guardians of The Galaxy? I sure do! Now my kids have an

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Talking With Nicole Scherzinger About Her Role As Moana’s Mom, Sina #Moana

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Talking With Nicole Scherzinger About Her Role As Moana’s Mom, Sina #Moana I had the most amazing trip to Los Angeles last month and part of that amazing trip was the opportunity I had to sit down with Nicole Scherzinger and talk with her about her role as Moana’s mom, Sina in Disney’s Moana.  Of course, All I can think about is how much I want to sing “Don’t cha” with her HA!  If you don’t recognize her right off the bat, she was the lead singer of the Pussycat Dolls

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A Gloriumptious Breakfast Chat With Lucy Dahl, The Daughter of Roald Dahl #TheBFG

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A Gloriumptious Breakfast Chat With Lucy Dahl, The Daughter of Roald Dahl #TheBFG We had a gloriumptious breakfast chat with Lucy Dahl, The Daughter of Roald Dahl!  A couple of weeks ago, when I was in Los Angeles for the Moana red carpet, we also had a ton of other amazing events going on around Disney movies.  Yesterday, Disney’s The BFG was released on HD and Blu-ray. ( Get your copy at The Disney Store today 🙂)  In honor of the in-home release, we had the whoopsy-splunkers opportunity to sit down

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Get Swogswallowed When You Bring The BFG Home #TheBFG

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Get Swogswallowed When You Bring The BFG Home #TheBFG Did you hear?  Did you hear?  The whopps-whiffling movie of the year is available on Blu-ray and Digital HD starting today!  Your entire family will love this heart warming movie filled with jumpsquiffling gobblefunk!  We have, now, watched The BFG 6 times (I think) in our house.  Even when the kids are off doing something else, my husband and I love to sneak and watch it together.  It is such a fun and magical movie!  A couple of weeks ago I sat

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Disney’s Moana Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List #Moana

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Disney’s Moana Gift Guide For Everyone On Your List #Moana As with any new Disney princess movie, there are lots and lots of Moana products for sale that are insanely adorable and your family is going to love!  The Disney Store and Walmart have a ton of great gift ideas for the Moana fanatic in your house 😀  With all of the Cyber Monday and cyber week deals happening right now, you’re sure to find something they will love.  But before you shop anywhere online, be sure to go through Ebates,

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Talking Family, Culture, and Girl Power with Auli’i Cravalho, The Voice Of Moana #Moana

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Talking Family, Culture, and Girl Power with Auli’i Cravalho, The Voice Of Moana #Moana Disney’s Moana is now open in theaters everywhere. Just last week I had the chance to sit down with Auli’i Cravalho, the beautiful young lady who plays the voice of Moana in this new Disney movie.  I don’t know if y’all remember, but I interviewed her a few months ago during the Pete’s Dragon event and we actually got to interview her with her mother.  The whole room was crying during the interview at the sweetness of

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Chatting With Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Musical Genius Behind Moana #Moana

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Chatting With Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Musical Genius Behind Moana #Moana Lin-Manuel Miranda was sitting just a few feet in front of me last week y’all!  Lin-Manuel Miranda!  Just to let y’all know; he is adorable, just adorable!  He walked into the room with a smile on his face and pep in his step.  I’m sure it doesn’t hurt that he walked into a room filled with 25 women applauding him.  I’m not sure if you knew that Lin-Manuel Miranda did the music for Moana, but in case you didn’t already