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Carrie Underwood in "The Sound of Music"
Time Shift Your TV – The Sound of Music
Posted on Monday, December 2nd, 2013 by Ann Oldenburg

The 1965 family classic movie, The Sound of Music, is getting an update this week. Singer Carrie Underwood will tackle the Maria role that Julie Andrews made famous, and actor Stephen Moyer is going to take Christopher Plummer’s role as Capt. Von Trapp in a new version of the famous story. What makes this especially […]

Are We There Yet?
Are we there yet?
Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2013 by Lynne Heffley

“Are we there yet?” Ah, those dreaded four words, launched from the backseat in varying tones of hope and discontent. Especially during the holidays, when family visits can mean extended road trips. Why not try some mood-lifting musical distraction, courtesy of top-of-the-line, award-winning family artists? Their smart, witty, engaging songs and remarkable musical chops won’t […]

Doctor Who
Time Shift Your TV – Time Travel
Posted on Monday, November 25th, 2013 by Ann Oldenburg

  If you’re like me, you might have found yourself this past week saying, “Dr. Who?” Or maybe you’re among the many fans who know and love Doctor Who, a BBC show that’s celebrating its 50thanniversary. The series, shown here on BBC America, is centered around a time-traveling, universe-exploring, foe-fighting “doctor,” and it has a worldwide […]

Coraline
Gather Round and Listen to These Spooky Stories for Kids
Posted on Monday, October 28th, 2013 by Teresa DiFalco

There’s still time before ghosts and goblins come out to indulge in good spooky stories. Here are a few—old and new—to set the mood.

Pumpkin Devil
Time Shift Your TV – Halloween Wars
Posted on Monday, October 21st, 2013 by Ann Oldenburg

Need some Halloween decor ideas? Be inspired by Halloween Wars and other useful websites.