Family Drive-In Movie Night with Netflix

07/10/2013 12:58 AM

07/10/2013 1:12 AM

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix.

When I was growing up I always had drive-in theatre in my own hometown. I have many fond memories of our family watching movies, sitting in the car with the crackle of the attached speaker on the window and a bucket of popcorn in my lap. 

Fast forward to now. While drive-in theatres are back in vogue even in the big city, my kiddos are still not ready (or at least I'm not) to take on the summer fun adventure of two children under 5 in the car for two hours plus and at least $40 out for refreshments. So we've opted for the next best thing - our own drive-in movie night at home using Netflix. Rolling out the TV to the back patio, the kids rolled up their cars and mama brought out the popcorn. Now to choose what to watch!
Using the NEW features, we were able to look through so many categories on our Apple TV including Family Movie Night, Are We There Yet and TV for Curious Kids. While there were so many to choose from, the love of Mickey Mouse won them over with Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Road Rally. (And at only 48 minutes and no commercials it was ideal for my two-year-old!) 

And just for the occasion, we broke out the ears! Even our Lab, Birddie, got in on the fun. 
We had so much fun with just changing where we were watching TV with Netflix, we decided to make it a double-feature and watched The Very Hungry Caterpillar What an inexpensive night of fun - and all for $7.99 a month. (That's still less one ticket to the movies!) And doing the math for a family of four and treats, it's a big budget item for only two hours out of the house when with Netflix, you can get it unlimited!  I'll admit I don't know if we will roll the TV out come August in Texas, but it doesn't matter where we watch Netflix. Between our iPad, iPhone, Apple TV and the good ole laptop, Netflix is just a few clicks away for family night fun. About Netflix is a new destination designed to meet your family’s summertime entertainment needs. On, parents can find lists of movies and TV shows for all kinds of special summer moments. Visit for more information on the best ways to stream as well as videos from families using Netflix.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix.



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