Category Archives: Sunday Evening With Captain Owen

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 038: ‘Star Wars Minions’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 038: ‘Star Wars Minions’

When we found these ‘Star Wars’ Minions figures, they immediately went on Captain Owen’s wish list. Grandma Janice couldn’t wait until Christmas though, and they arrived, much to Captain Owen’s ecstatic bouncing around the house, a few days later. Captain Owen’s mom and baby sister both make guest appearances this episode as we discuss that boys and girls can both like the same characters and toys. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 033: ‘Little Golden Star Wars’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 033: ‘Little Golden Star Wars’

Sorry for the skip week–Baby Hazel plus a last minute business trip meant no time for a podcast last week. This week we jump right back in by reading a couple of the ‘Star Wars’ Little Golden Books. These are awesome little versions of the six movies (‘The Force Awakens’ one is on our wishlist). We always have a blast reading these together. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 032: ‘Baby Hazel’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 032: ‘Baby Hazel’

Things have become a little crazy around here with the latest addition to our family, Baby Hazel! We start this episode with a sincere thank you to the folks over at Dreamworks for sending Captain Owen an awesome little care package of the die-cast ‘DinoTrux’ toys. Owen then sings a song to his new baby sister before holding her and making up some stories for her. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 031: ‘Jungle Cruise’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 031: ‘Jungle Cruise’

In today’s episode we talk about our latest trip to Disneyland. We were anticipating Owen’s first time on ‘Star Tours’ but, despite his doctor’s measurements from two weeks ago, Owen wasn’t tall enough. We still had a blast though, and Owen decided that ‘The Jungle Cruise’ is his new favorite ride. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 030: ‘Dinotrux’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 030: ‘Dinotrux’

First of all, happy Mother’s Day to all the mom parental units out there. Today we talk a little bit about Owen’s ‘Thomas the Train’ collection before diving in to his latest geekdom–‘Dinotrux.’ We read the original ‘Dinotrux’ book by Chris Gall before also discussing the Netflix cartoon and related toys. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 026: ‘Galaxy of Heroes’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 026: ‘Galaxy of Heroes’

In today’s episode we talk about Captain Owen’s third birthday party! He got a ton of fun goodies including more Star Wars Galactic Heroes, Rainbow Dash and Applejack, The World of Eric Carle My First Smart Pad Library, Melissa & Doug See & Spell, and so much more that I’m sure we’ll be hearing about in future episodes. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 025: ‘Return of the Jedi’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 025: ‘Return of the Jedi’

Today we talk about some of Captain Owen’s ‘Star Wars’ toys including a Darth Vader/Ahsoka two-pack we grabbed at Disneyland and a bunch of his Galactic Heroes figures. We then do a sort of re-telling of the Tatooine portion of ‘Return of the Jedi.’ We talk a little bit about the RunDisney Kid’s Races from both this year and last. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 024: ‘Another Disneyland Adventure’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 024: ‘Another Disneyland Adventure’

Another Disneyland trip under our belts. We traveled to Anaheim for the second annual runDisney ‘Star Wars’ race weekend. We spent the Friday before our races in both Disney parks, and this episode contains two segments. First we chat for a few minutes about what rides we are going to go on before getting ready to head to the park (three of Owen’s favorite rides–Autopia, the railroad, and Jungle Cruise all ended up being closed for the day), and then the morning after we talk about what we did at the parks before heading to Owen’s Kids’ Race. Read More

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 022: ‘The Force Awakens’

Sunday Evening With Captain Owen Episode 022: ‘The Force Awakens’

After braving the ‘Star Wars’ marathon on Thursday, we took Captain Owen to see ‘The Force Awakens’ on Friday morning. WARNING: This episode contains major spoilers for ‘The Force Awakens.’ DO NOT listen yet if you haven’t seen the movie and do not want to hear spoilers. However, if you do want to hear about a two-year-old discussing seeing his first ever ‘Star Wars’ movie in a theater, please listen! Read More