This Thursday, December 4, NBC will attempt to duplicate the success of their 2013, live Sound of Music broadcast by airing a 21st Century version of a 20th century classic. The live telecast of Peter Pan stars Allison Williams (Girls) and Christian Borle (Smash), with voice-over by Minnie Driver (About a Boy), and something we all need more of in our lives, a singing, dancing Christopher Walken.
My family is growing, every two years it seems. And now as a family of five supported by one "working" parent, we restrict purchases of toys and books and other extras to birthdays and Christmas only. Which means Christmas time brings both the license to spend, and the pressure to spend wisely - we won't be getting this chance for another year! This year, in order to control my urge to splurge during the holidays, and to ensure well rounded purchasing, I've embraced the idea of Theme....more