You’re Invited To The Pumpkin Glow at Pavillion Park in Irvine | @PumpkinGlow

This weekend, families are invited to take part in the first annual Pumpkin Glow at Pavillion Park in Irvine.

Pumpkin Glow, Pavillion Park, Irvine

Thousands of glowing pumpkins, carved by the community, will illuminate Pavilion Park on Saturday, October 25 at the Great Park Neighborhoods first-ever “Pumpkin Glow.” This new legacy event for residents and the community is also the first of its kind for Orange County, and you’re not going to want to miss out on all the excitement and help set a Guinness World Record! Continue reading

Great Gift Idea: Knott’s Season Passes | @Knotts #MerryFarm

You know it’s coming, the holidays are right around the corner, and if you’re like me, you like to plan early. We’re getting into the spirit with planning our annual family day at Knotts Merry Farm and considering the gift of Season Passes to the park.

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November 22nd kicks off Knott’s Berry Farm’s holiday tradition of “Merry Farm” through January 4, 2014. This Southern California Tradition includes lavish decorations, live entertainment, festive food, and a shopping wonderland filled with local artisans. Continue reading

Product Review: Beach BUB Umbrella Stand | @beachbub_usa

Last week, the kids had a day off from school due to a teacher inservice day. Since it was a typically beautifully Southern California day, I decided to surprise them with a picnic lunch at one of our favorite So Cal beaches; a great time to sample our Beach BUB.

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The Beach BUB is a portable umbrella stand that makes your beach/picnic set up a breeze! Continue reading

Bring Earth To Echo Home October 21st | @FHEInsiders #Giveaway #EchoInsiders

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Fox Home Entertainment is sending another hit feature home this fall. Earth To Echo will be available on Blu-ray and DVD as of October 21st.

Earth To Echo, Blu-ray DVD

Earth to Echo is a journey, filled with adventure, bravery, excitement and friendship. Families will love this story, living through the eyes of Tuck, Munch and Alex, a group of friends who meed Echo, a small energetic alien who is eagerly wants to return home. As they race to help their new friend, the boys will discover that little Echo has touched their hearts in unexpected ways and changed their lives forever. Continue reading

RECIPE: Homemade Baby Food with Tribest Mason Jar Personal Blender

This is written by Leyna Tran-Doan for Tribest Personal Blender. All opinions are our own.

It’s hard juggling a career and being a new mom, so we appreciate anything that will save us time and money without compromising quality. Making our baby’s food is important, because I know exactly what’s she’s eating plus it can be all natural. We were already using mason jars to store food so when Tribest sent us their Tribest Mason Jar Personal Blender to create a homemade baby food recipe to share, we were up for the challenge.

Fun For All Ages at Jumping Fun Kids, Buena Park

Since the kiddos were out of school last week, we decided a day out full of fun was in order. Over the summer I had heard from a few friends that a new indoor bounce location opened up in Buena Park – Jumping Fun Kids.

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JUMPING FUN KIDS

7501 Commonwealth Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90621
(714) 787-4994 Continue reading

Review of Alexander and The Terrible No Good Very Bad Day

A Toddler Trails Post written by Contributor Nicole Loken:

On October 8th, my daughter and I  were lucky enough to have a mommy/daughter date night and, once again, be contributors for Toddler Trails and were able to see an advanced screening of “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” starring Jennifer Garner and Steve Carell. The screening was at the AMC 30 in Orange at The Outlets of Orange.

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What I Learned About Earth Friendly Products | @BabyECOS @EFPClean #EFPTour #BabyECOS

Environmentally friendly companies are popping up all around us as education increases on how chemicals and products effect us and the environment we live in. As a mom, I feel like we do need to educate ourselves more and search out products that are better for our families. Having the opportunity to learn about Earth Friendly Products, ECOS and Baby Ecos has so enlightening.

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Last week I was honored to be invited to the Earth Friendly Products plant in Garden Grove. First of all, I didn’t realize this environmentally GREEN plant was right around the corner from me, mixing all natural cleaners, laundry soap and more while educating our youngsters in local schools. Continue reading

Family Series – Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear | @SegerstromArts #SCFTA

This weekend, your family is invited to Segerstrom Center For The Arts to enjoy a show from their “Family Series”, Manxmouse.

Manxmouse, Segerstrom Family Series

Manxmouse is a lovable, one of a kind mouse – without a tail. This adorable little guy will enchant the little ones with his bright blue fur, huge rabbit ears and amazing confidence and bravery. Based on the novel Manxmouse by Paul Gallico, Theatergroep Kwatta performs the delightful tale of Manxmouse: The Mouse Who Knew No Fear, making its North American debut at Segerstrom Center for the Arts October 18 & 19 in Samueli Theater. Continue reading

‘P’ is for Party! Dr. Seuss ABC Birthday Party from Birthday Express

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‘P’ is for Party! Dr. Seuss ABC Birthday Party from Birthday Express

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For growing up big, and growing up tall, the Dr. Seuss ABC party theme takes almost no planning at all! Continue reading