Starting Summer off with Netflix

Summer has officially begun. I wrapped up my first week of holidays yesterday and headed back to work today and am starting the count down for my next week in August.

We are cramming as much fun as possible into 8 weeks of school vacation, sun, and lazy days.

Of course, summer holidays would not be complete without an awesome line up from Netflix!

We were very lucky this year and at the beginning of June were invited to attend a Netflix Kids Summer Preview Event where we were among several of the first Canadians to preview this summer’s line up of kids titles including; Voltron: Legendary Defender and the new season of Dragons: Race to the Edge.

Because the event was three hours away from our home we decided to make it one of our first summer getaways and stay over in Ottawa where the event took place.

To say we had fun is an understatement.

The venue was decked out in comfortable couches, pillows, bean bag chairs, and tables all in the customary black, red and white Netflix colours.

There were iPads on each table for the kids to use, pencil crayons and colouring pages to keep them occupied, a candy bar, and a photo booth for us bloggers!

netflixevent5

Once we all got situated and acquainted we were introduced to the new show that would be coming this summer to Netflix, Voltron: Legendary Defender. This 1984 remake had us glued to the screen and biting our nails as the suspense unfolded. Even my daughter, a princess lover till the end, enjoyed this show.

netflixevent7

We then watched an all time favourite of ours, Dragons: Race to the Edge. This series always makes us laugh and we were so happy to see it back on Netflix. All of your friends and ours are back for more antics and will have you giggling like we were.

netflixevent1

At the end of the event, a lot of candy, and not enough Netflix we asked our daughter which show was her favourite and her response?

netflixevent2

That’s right..

Her ol’ pal Toothless from Dragons.

netflixevent

This was an incredible event that allowed us to meet amazing people, watch brand new shows, and pig out on some seriously great food.

We are starting summer off right! Netflix events, candy bars, family trips, and fun.

Don’t miss out!

These shows are ready for you to watch right now!!

netflixevent3

Thank you for SharingTweet about this on TwitterShare on StumbleUponShare on LinkedInShare on Google+Share on FacebookEmail this to someonePin on PinterestShare on Tumblr

Related Posts:

Ready for Camp? Let Mabel’s Labels Help!

Summer holidays are quickly approaching and I only just figured out what we were going to do for camp and daycare for our daughter. With all of that scrambling around, figuring out dates for my own holidays, discussing travel arrangements with grandparents, and ensuring we had the summer covered I was happy to have finally organized…

You Want a Tattoo Where? How Netflix can Help open a Dialogue Between You and Your Kids

4 am is peak time in our house. It’s the time of the morning that our elderly cat starts the call of her people. It’s the time of morning that the fat cat begins to beg for attention and shoves her very large, unusual paws in my face. And 4 am is the time of…

The Asshole Escaped Again and I’m Pretty Sure I’m Deaf

I bet you can’t even imagine what I’m up to. The thrilling life I’m living. Waking up at 6am, showering, getting ready for work, downing a cup of coffee and singing in my loveliest voice for my child to wake up and join me. She likes that. Why do I even shower? I swear I…

Turning Down Food for the Gym… Am I Drunk?

So I went to the gym today. I pumped myself up (no pun intended… or was it?) all weekend and set a goal for myself to start. And you know what? I stuck to it. I even turned down a lunch invitation in order to fulfill my goal. And I love lunch. I live for…

At Home with House Box

Do you ever think to yourself, “gee, I would really like to try that product but I don’t want to buy the full size just in case I don’t like it.” Or, “hmm, I wonder how that works, smells, cleans, tastes, etc” I do, all the time, but because I have sworn on our hamster’s…

Because Siblings are the Worst

Ahhh, family memories. The ones where we all sit around and reminisce about how aggressive and loud Leighann was. How she danced insistently for attention, sang in front of any mirror, and regularly pestered her younger brother just for shits. Well. I am here to clear this misinformation up. Siblings are the worst. My brother…

When Bipolar Sucks

Looking out into the rain and over the pools of water forming in the parking lot I try to claw myself out of the gray mass that’s slowly surrounding my brain. “I’m good.” I tell myself, over and over. Remember at Christmas when you had no energy? When you couldn’t get up to do anything?…

Is There Therapy for Hamsters?

I woke up brilliant the other morning. Bright eyed and bushy-tailed. I was going to be the fun mom! Throw caution to the wind! Not get upset when the cushions were pulled off of the couch and thrown across the room and into the kitchen because they were bombs and bombs need to be thrown away…