Gary Rydstrom Strange Magic

6 Fun Facts about Gary Rydstrom and Strange Magic

I’ve already shared my interviews with George Lucas and Elijah Kelley, today it’s Gary Rydsrom’s turn! He sat down with us at Skywalker Ranch and shared some insight into his background and the making of Strange Magic from his perspective as the director. 1. Gary Rydstrom has already won 7 Academy Awards for his work in sound, including 2 from his work…

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RunDisney Star Wars Costumes

Run Disney Star Wars Costumes

Just one week ago today, I was “running” my first official Run Disney event: the Star Wars 10k at Disneyland! After attending DisneySMMoms last year and participating in their 2 mile RunDisney fun run, I had my sights on a real Run Disney event! I plan on sharing more details about my experience all weekend soon but first I wanted…

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Strange Magic

Strange Magic Printables and Review #StrangeMagicEvent

Strange Magic is a new animated fairytale from the mind of George Lucas. Last week I had the pleasure of listening to George Lucas speak about this movie and the process of making it over the past 15 years. Strange Magic is a love story, actually multiple love stories taking place over one day. Oh and it’s a musical featuring about…

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Elijah Kelley #StrangeMagicEvent

Elijah Kelley On Strange Magic, George Lucas and Social Good

Elijah Kelley voices Sunny in the new animated film Strange Magic. We had the pleasure of meeting with him while at Skywalker Ranch last week. He was very personable and approachable, he graciously took pictures with each blogger. Including me  After watching Strange Magic with us (it was only the 2nd time he had seen the finished film), he chatted…

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George Lucas Strange Magic Interview

George Lucas Strange Magic Interview #StrangeMagicEvent

Interviewing George Lucas about his new movie Strange Magic was NOT listed on the press trip itinerary. It was an awesome last-minute addition that had every blogger on the trip screaming with excitement. Everyone was already psyched to be headed to Skywalker Ranch to interview Sunny (Elijah Kelley) and the director (Gary Rydstrom). In fact we were just finishing up…

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Skywalker Ranch Main House

Strange Magic Skywalker Ranch Tour #StrangeMagicEvent

Touring Walt Disney’s Los Feliz home last fall was one of the coolest places I’ve ever seen. Earlier this week, I managed to tie that experience when I toured Skywalker Ranch. Skywalker Ranch is the headquarters for Lucasfilm and Skywalker Sound, located 40 minutes north of San Fransisco. George Lucas wanted a retreat for film makers to create outside of the Los Angeles Studio…

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Free Printable You're My Big Hero 6 Valentine's Day Cards

Printable Baymax Valentines

I couldn’t stop at just one style of Baymax Valentines. The “Color Yourself” Baymax valentines are super fun but if you are looking for simpler set Big Hero 6 Valentines, I have two different options for you! Quinn loved the scene in the Big Hero 6 trailer of Baymax trying to pick up a soccer ball, so naturally that had…

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Big Hero 6 Baymax Color them yourself printable valentines

Big Hero 6 Color Yourself Valentines

Last year Disney’s Frozen was all the rage, so I created a few printable Frozen Valentines. While Olaf still reins supreme for some, my boys are all about Baymax and Big Hero 6 right now. So I decided to create a few fun printable Big Hero 6 Valentines. These valentines can be used two different ways. First you can have…

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Exclusive Strange Magic Music Clip with Elijah Kelley #StrangeMagicEvent #PixarInsideOut

In just under 36 hours I will be headed to San Francisco for the Strange Magic press trip. We will be screening the movie, and interviewing both the director, Gary Rydstrom and Elijah Kelley who voices Sunny in the movie. All of this is happening at Skywalker Ranch which means I’ll be sharing details of my tour of the ranch as well. We…

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Big Hero 6 Baymax Snowflakes Template

Big Hero 6 Snowflakes

It’s no secret we are Big Hero 6 fans, and I am constantly brainstorming fun things to make with boys. Baymax is such a lovable character and luckily easy enough to draw or trace! My sister-in-law made these fun Star Wars Snowflakes with Quinn and Elliot last week, including Boba Fett and Darth Vadar! Definitely head over and check them…

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