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A post written by Contributor Jennifer Stinnett on behalf of Dreamworks Adventure To Santa.
Living in the Inland Empire we tend to travel to Orange County or LA to attend “special events”, so when I heard that Victoria Gardens was going to be the home for the Dreamworks Adventure to Santa I was thrilled beyond belief. I knew that this was a unique holiday experience that my family could not miss. Last weekend I had the opportunity to take my 5 year old daughter and her friends, ages 5 and 9 to see Santa. Instead of the long standing tradition of visiting Santa at local malls this FREE interactive Santa adventure takes you on a 15 minute unforgettable journey to the North Pole to find Santa, with Shrek and his friends leading the way. Say goodbye to standing in the traditional mall lines, families are required to make a reservation to see Santa and enjoy this special experience.
With my kids now of school age, I have realized the importance of keeping their belongings labeled. An easy way to add their name to their clothes is the Epson LabelWorks Iron-On Label Maker. Continue reading
As a dance mom, I’ve really enjoyed watching my little budding ballerina learn her technique and improve week to week. However, I haven’t had the opportunity to take her to her first official ballet until now. Mikhailovsky Ballet: The Flames of Paris will be at Segerstrom Hall November 28 – 30, 2014.
The Mikhailovsky Ballet from St. Petersburg, Russia will make its West Coast debut opening Segerstrom Center’s 2014 – 2015 International Dance Series performing The Flames of Paris, a work rarely seen in a full production. Continue reading
Since we had Monday off of school, I decided to take the family down to the beach. Figured it was the perfect opportunity to get in our annual holiday photo since I’ve been thinking about our Christmas cards. For lunch, we just had to check out the new Fresh Brothers in Newport Beach, since I had heard they have finally made their way out to the OC.
Fresh Brothers started off with brothers – Adam, Michael, and Scott who grew up in Chicago with a love for old style neighborhood pizzerias. Scott opened the Miller Pizza Company in Chicago, and in 2008, Adam and Michael decided to start their own pizzeria with a California twist in Manhattan Beach. With handmade pizza dough and their very own pizza sauce made fresh daily, families will love Fresh Brothers pizzas. Continue reading
As a mom, you’re always on the run. There have been several times that I’ve been out all day, without a working car charger to give my cell phone a little boost. In this day and age, I know I feel out of touch when my phone isn’t working. Now there is a SMALL portable charger on the market that makes a perfect stocking stuffer for the upcoming holiday: The myCharge Energy Shot Charger.
Get festive this winter with big fashion, small prices at The Children’s Place.
Just in time for the holidays, some fun, Disney inspired games created for families by Wonder Forge are now available at retail locations. We had the opportunity to sample Disney Frozen Surprise Slides™ Game and Pictopia: Disney Edition Trivia Game.
Last week we had our How To Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Night at home since How To Train Your Dragon 2 was just release on Blu-Ray DVD.
The kids, being HUGE How To Train Your Dragon 2 fans, were super excited about dedicating a night just for the show. They both decided that their Echo’s needed to join in on the fun. Continue reading
I sent Wendy from OverTheTopMommy.com to Legoland to share her experience of the perfect Legoland Birthday for her daughter.
Deciding to take my daughter and 2 of her closest friends to Legoland California was the most perfect outing for a trio their age. The girls are “pre-tweens” (they’re 9 years old), which is an age where you’re not little anymore, but not a teen either. We hadn’t visited Legoland since our daughter was 4 years old and were excited to be returning again for a Legoland Birthday. Continue reading