Do You Wanna Build A Snowman …. ?


I don’t know about you but being a Pixar family, we came rather late to the Frozen party! For those of you who don’t know, it’s been the Disney hit of the year, and rumour has it that number two is being penned as we speak. (Oh the anticipation is too much!!!)

Anyhoo, of course we made up for not being there from the beginning and once it was in our house, it was a surefire hit. I’ve even been known to drive the entire way home from QVC (75 miles up the M40) listening to the soundtrack, paying particularly close attention to the duet between Anna and Elsa. I want to learn each and every lyric and breath for the times that my daughter and I sing it together! (I of course am the one to always stuff-up having not watched the movie quite as many thousands of times as she has!)

Pipa Gordon Daughter wearing a Disney Frozen Olaf pendant

So whilst my son is now ready to pluck hairs from the head of anyone who dares let even the melody for “Let It Go” cross their lips, we (including QVC floor managers backstage) are still thoroughly enjoying the millions of YouTube entries of youngsters singing along before they can even utter the syllables in any form of understandable language.

I discovered another one just today. They don’t stop coming, it’s quite hilarious and generally doesn’t stop putting a smile on my face … although I have to be honest, the little girl, who when we went camping seemed unable to cease bellowing “le-go, le-GOO” day and night, did temporarily darken my day.

Isn’t it funny how some things just catch everyone? This is like mini hysteria for little people and anyone related to them who fancies joining in. A bit like what happened to the teens when the Beatles were in town (according to my Godmother) or like when I screamed at the top of my voice when Nick Berry stepped on to the stage in Tunbridge Wells Panto back in the 80s, as I sat in the second row next to my mate Kathy Siddall!

Disney Frozen Olaf pendant and chain in musical gift box

And so the Frozen plot thickens … just last week, the QVC buying team sent me home with a little Disney pendant in a box for my daughter to road test to see if she liked it. Pfft, Liked it???? … SHE LOVED IT!!!! We BOTH did!!!

Not only because she now has a pendant of Olaf, the cutest snowman EVER, but when you open the box, HIS SONG PLAYS TOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Oh my gosh the delights are indescribable – how I love my job 🙂

Pipa xx


  1. Vikki Game September 23, 2014 at 1:07 pm -  Reply

    So does this mean that QVC will be stocking this pendant in time for Christmas? I also have my little girls 6th birthday in Dec, who would love this! How can you tease us like this! 🙂

    • Pipa Gordon September 24, 2014 at 6:28 pm -  Reply

      Vikki it’s on air tomorrow ….it’ll be available on the website so keep an eye out xx

  2. Linda September 23, 2014 at 9:27 pm -  Reply

    Dear Pipa,
    Just read your blog and enjoyed it as I always do. The photo of your daughter is beautiful she looks so much like you she even has your smile.
    Your wedding blog was great and as it showed . I hope you will have many great and happy times together.
    Love Lyn

    • Pipa Gordon September 24, 2014 at 6:30 pm -  Reply

      Thanks Linda …she was mid singing in this shot and she’s a bit miffed that I didn’t put in one of her smiling …but it was slightly out of focus ….(bad Mummy photography!!) x

  3. karen whenman September 24, 2014 at 7:33 pm -  Reply

    These are going to make two little girls very happy this Christmas…could you let us know please the month they are going to be sold so that I dont miss them…..thanks Pipa….also your wedding blog was wonderful, wishing you both every happiness for many years to come…xx

    • karen whenman September 24, 2014 at 7:58 pm -  Reply

      Have seen the answer to my question now …thanks…..!!

      • Pipa Gordon September 25, 2014 at 1:16 pm -  Reply

        Hi Karen, I hope you got the pendant?? My Facebook and Twitter pages were alive with excitement about it!!!! Thanks for your kind wishes too 🙂 Much love x

  4. Bonita September 25, 2014 at 1:12 am -  Reply

    I LOVE Frozen! The kids I nanny for love the songs. If one of us starts to sing a song then it’s not long before we are all joining in. I’m glad I’m not the only one who plays it in the car when it’s just me in it. Being a big fan of Idina Menzel (Elsa) means I now have a playlist of my favourite songs from Frozen and Wicked (the musical) where she played Elphaba.
    Now, I have only one question for you:

    Do you wanna build a snowman?


    • Pipa Gordon September 25, 2014 at 1:18 pm -  Reply

      Hi Bonita …ha ha yes perhaps, but not just yet as I’m still enjoying some sunshine!!!! xx

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