My wife and I signed up for a trial of Netflix during the winter storm that shut down most of Chicago for a couple of days back in 2011. We were snowed in, had plenty of food and wanted to try something new. Five years later we’re still using Netflix to pass the time with or without snow on the ground.
We have a little dare devil on our hands. This was never more clear to us than the first time we took Mr. Dude into a fair type atmosphere where he was actually big enough to ride the rides. Standing at just over 36 inches (36.8″ to be exact) Mr. Dude could ride many, but not all of the rides at Navy Pier’s Winter Wonderfest last month.
This year you can celebrate as a family and still have time for a parents-only party with a whole new set of New Year’s Eve countdowns, available today only on Netflix, designed for preschoolers, tweens and everyone in between. You choose when to say goodnight, and the kids choose how to celebrate with their favorite characters.
Visiting the Zoo Lights at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo is one of our annual traditions. We skip it when the winter’s are too cold to be outside at night comfortably for very long. This...
Carving a pumpkin is an annual ritual at our house. I’m not the artistic type, but I have fun doing it. This year, Mr. Dude also really enjoyed being part of the process. Check...
Celebrate Netflix Getting Star Trek: The Next Generation in High Definition By Watching These Episodes
I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation in standard definition on broadcast television back in the 1980s and 90s. I would look forward to seeing new life & death episodes each week. New this month, each of the seven seasons of Star Trek: The Next Generation can now be seen on Netflix in all its HD glory to any subscriber and I can’t be more excited about it.