Fabulous 5th Birthday

Moms now a days tend to go over the top when it comes to birthdays. I just happen to be guilty of trying to come up with an adorable theme and go crazy with the decorations. With my princess’ 5th birthday party, it just had to be Fabulous 5th Birthday.

Melissa Invitation

Typically I start with an idea or a theme and run with it.  Since my beautiful daughter has become quite the fashionista/diva, I decided it certainly had to be a “fancy” party.  Pink, Black and animal print seemed rather appropriate and I began my search for party supplies. Continue reading

Free Community Event: Arts Teach Showcase, April 29th | @segerstromarts

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will be hosting their annual Arts Teach Showcase on April 29 from 8:45 a.m. to 1:16 p.m. in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Teachers and school administrators, PTA members, community partners, nonprofit organizations and others interested in presenting world-class artists at assemblies or teach art workshops at their sites are encouraged to attend.

Segerstrom Art Showcase

During this FREE action-packed and fun-filled day, attendees can watch live performances on three stages, experience hands-on workshops and meet with the talented teaching artists to explore unique and wonderful ways of presenting
customized programs for upcoming events. Continue reading

A Tribute To My Princess On Her 5th Birthday

As young moms, we’re always told to enjoy it; savor in the moments of our little ones because they grow up so fast.  Each year passes faster than the last.  And now that we’re on the eve of my princess’ 5th birthday, I’d have to agree!

Princess Willey

It all starts with that first picture.  Amazement of what’s growing inside!  For us, this was baby #2, and we couldn’t wait! Continue reading

FREE Event 4/19: Simon Kidgits Club Barn Yard Bash & Giveaway | @ShopBreaMall

Brea Mall just went through an amazing transformation over the past few months and with it, is celebrating with a special Easter Event: Simon Kidgits Club Barn Yard Bash this Saturday.

Brea Mall Playspace

This Saturday, April 19th The Brea Mall and Kidgets present Simon Kidgits Club Barn Yard Bash from 12:00pm to 2:00pm.  The event will be held at Center Court. You won’t want to miss an afternoon filled with crafts, and activities. Continue reading

Camping Game Night With Wonder Forge: Planes Sky Race & Frozen Matching #Giveaway | @wonderforge

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With our latest new adventure: our 1st Camping Trip; I decided to commemorate the event with family game time.  Our friends at Wonder Forge surprised us with two new Disney games: Planes Sky Race and Frozen Matching.

Wonderforge Games

The creaters at Wonder Forge put together another couple of awesome family fun games.  We started with Disney’s Planes Sky Race. Continue reading

Kids Can Snack Healthy With Slammers| @slammerssnacks #HealthySnacks

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My kids love snacking. Typically they are asking for chips and cookies, however now that they’ve tried Slammers, they’re hooked!

Slammers Organic Snacks

Slammers is a quick and healthy way to get organic fruits and vegtables into growing youngsters.  Conveniently sold at local Target and Safeway locations, these on the go pouches are the perfect quick snack. Continue reading

Let The Camping Memories Begin

For Spring Break, we decided to head on down to San Diego and try camping – RV Style.

1st Time Camping

Now if you know me, I’m really not a camper.  I recall being a kid and going with the YMCA once.  Um, not a fun time because I was so freaked out a scorpion would join me in my sleeping bag in the middle of the night.  Even  the ants were a little much for me.  Yah, I was a total wimp. Continue reading

Dutch King’s Day, Sunday April 27th Win Tickets | @KingsDayLA

You’re invited to bring your whole family with your little kings and queens and come out to the StubHub Center (former Home Depot Center) on Sunday, April 27 from 11AM-5PM to celebrate the first Dutch King’s Day in over 120 years. This is quite a special day: It’s the first year the Netherlands have a King again to celebrate since 1890!  

Dutch Kings Day April 27th 2014

In the Netherlands, King’s Day is the biggest national holiday.  Families celebrate their reigning King Willem-Alexander. Continue reading

Circus Vargas is Coming To Orange County & #Giveaway |@CircusVargas

Sponsored EVENTGet ready for the ultimate entertainment extravaganza for all ages! Circus Vargas will be touring through Orange County soon and you’re not going to want to miss this spectacular show.

Circus Vargas Cast

Kids of all ages will enjoy deathdefying action where imagination comes to life.  Circus Vargas Presents Magikaria Extreme in  Santa Ana at Westfield MainPlace April 24-28 and Irvine at Irvine Spectrum May 1-19. Continue reading

Visit The Easter Bunny at Simon Malls | @ShopWestminster @ShopsMV @ShopBreaMall #EasterBunny

Toddler Trails DisclosureThe Easter Bunny will be hopping his way into Simon Malls this spring.  

Easter Bunny at Mall

Check out these annual Easter celebration festivities offered by Simon Malls throughout Orange County.  Families will love the chance to participate in these traditional and unique seasonal events. Continue reading