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  Disney on Ice is returning to Charlotte on Thursday, September 27th! All of our favorite characters will hit the ice to bring a World of Enchantment to our very own Spectrum Arena! Get ready to enter a dazzling world of Disney magic, live on ice where Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney Pixar’s Cars perform high-speed stunts and race across the ice like you’ve never seen before! Be amazed and join Ariel as she dives into the underwater kingdom of Disney’s The Little Mermaid. Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie and other...

I’m sure most of you have heard of the Build-a-Bear “Pay Your Age Day” fiasco going down at mall’s nationwide right now. We went to our mall in Charlotte, NC this morning. I wanted to share our experience based on the things I observed and our experience. I was expecting it to be chaotic. My friend and I planned ahead as soon as we decided to go by letting the kids browse the website and making wish lists and calling our store ahead of time to learn they were opening early. However, I had NO CLUE this would be...

Living just outside of Charlotte, NC has it perks. Three hours from both the beach and the mountains. Big city opportunities with small town daily life. Movie theaters, bowling alley’s, parks, & pools galore! Basically, anything we need is right at our fingertips. Including a fun family getaway to Great Wolf Lodge! We were invited to a Media Day of Play last week and we took full advantage of such an amazing opportunity! We arrived at the lodge at 9:00am and stayed almost until they closed the water park for the day! Lucky for...

It’s our favorite time of year again! Disney on Ice Presents Frozen is coming to Charlotte!! Read on to find out more about the show & how you can snag tickets for you and your family to join them for opening night! They debut in Charlotte on Thursday, October 8th and will complete 8 shows while here! Come get whisked away to Arendelle with Olaf and friends, but don’t worry – there will be special appearances from any other Disney favorites too! Tickets start at just $12 and you can BUY TICKETS HERE.   Enter...

If you’re kids are like mine, they’ve been anxiously awaiting the premier of the new TROLLS movie starring Anna Kendrick and my favorite, JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE! That’s right! You know that song we’ve all been rocking out to for months? The time is here to see the movie tied to the hit! And.. for my local Charlotte area readers, I have some advanced screening passes to giveaway!! WOOHOO! All you have to do is head to THIS LINK to claim your tickets to download. The screening is on Saturday, October 29th at 11am in Stonecrest! I...

        This is one of my absolute all time favorite times of the year! Fall is closer than we think regardless of the still hot temperatures, but it’s about to get a lot colder around here as Disney On Ice Presents : Follow Your Heart hits the Time Warner Cable Arena in a few weeks!!   Follow your heart straight to adventure at Disney On Ice! Just keep swimming with Dory and new pal, Hank from Disney/Pixar’s “Finding Dory” as they set out to find her parents. Cheer with the Emotions from Disney/Pixar’s “Inside...

  A week from today, if you live in the Charlotte area you can join me again for the next installment of the Mom Matters series sponsored by Charlotte Parent. I cannot stress these amazing luncheons enough! Each topic has been so useful and has shared valuable information all of us parents can stand to here. On Friday, September 16th you’ll hear Stacey Brown Randall, Creator of Take Control of Your Days and founder of the Brown Randall Group &  Sarah Olin, Creator of Luscious Mother talk about Balancing Work, Family...

  Several weeks ago, you might be remember me giving you a sneak peak of what’s to come for the next installment of Charlotte Parent’s Mom Matters series. Kate from My Mommy Brain & I live tweeted the event while we listened to Court Creeden of Parent Financial and Sandy Wheat of the NC Council on Economic Education talk about we, as parents can do now to help secure our own financial future’s as our kids got old. Things got real. Parents asked real questions, and they discussed some hard topics that aren’t...

A few weeks ago, our girl turned FIVE! Time sure does fly! I wrote about our experience at the American Girl Store a few weeks ago and shared our girl’s excitement into venturing into the wonderful world of AG. BUT… we also had the privilege of having Robin Winningham of It’s an Art Party! in Charlotte join us for some fun too. My daughter invited her favorite girlfriends to join us for a few different art projects that Robin and I discussed and decided on several weeks prior to the party. Robin, being a mom herself...

You may have read about the exciting new Springfree Trampoline store Grand Opening I invited you to and have been chatting up over the past few weeks in Charlotte. Well?? Who went!!?? I know I saw a few families faces there and heard from a few readers they checked it out and had a blast! My family and I were there for a while and got to try out their trampoline’s, take a peek at the toga gaming system, and take advantage of some of the fun activities they were offering like bubbles, balloon animals, & more!   While I can’t...

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