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

Product Review: The HipS-sister | @hipssisterUS

Remember the days of the fanny pack? Well, I must be dating myself, because I love the convenience of hip/butt bag to stow a few essential items while on the go. Now there is a new, stylish way to hold your small personal items – The hipS-sister.

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Sonia Kanner, mom of three and sports enthusiast, decided to create a modern day fanny pack based on necessity and convenience. The idea started with a basic color and design and has now turned into a fashion accessory. Continue reading

Spend A Day Out With Thomas The Tank Engine | @OrangEmpireRail

Thomas The Tank Engine and Friends will be returning to the Orange Empire Railway Museum on November 8, 9, 11, 15 and 16th.

Thomas The Tank Engine, Orange Empire Railway Museum

A Day Out With Thomas™: offers littles the chance to make their dreams come true and meet their favorite tank engine – Thomas. Continue reading

20th Annual Kidspace Pumpkin Festival | @KidspaceMuseum #PumpkinFestival

You’re invited to the 20th Annual Pumpkin festival at the Kidspace Children’s Museum, October 18-19, 2014.

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This year the Pumpkin Festival will take place in Brookside Park, directly in front of Kidspace Children’s Museum. Festival hours are from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Festival admission is free and the community is invited. Continue reading

October & Halloween Activities at Pretend City | @PretendCity

It’s Halloween time, and Pretend City Children’s Museum is celebrating! Your youngsters will enjoy checking out the new creepy crawly cafe and making they way around the city to visit silly, not-so-spooky characters. This holiday will surely have your little ghouls and goblins howling in excitement! So save the scary creatures for later because Pretend City is bringing some fun to this holiday!

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Girl Scouts Fall Products and Giveaway | @GirlScoutsOC

You may notice that the Girls Scouts out in full force this fall. However, they won’t be selling the usual cookies that you typically see them sell. This year they are rolling out a Fall Product Program, selling a wide variety of nuts, chocolates, photo keepsakes and magazines and I had a chance to sample some of these delicious treats.

Girl Scouts Nuts and Magazines

The Girl Scout’s Fall Product Program is not just about earning money for their troop activities, it teaches them important life skills like goal setting, money management, decision making, people skills, and business ethics. Girl Scouts are also learning the importance of giving back, as they donate snacks and nuts to food banks and magazines to the military through the “Care to Share” program.  Continue reading

Star Wars Rebels Are Coming!

On September 27th, we were lucky enough to be able to attend an advanced screening of Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion at AMC Century City 15 which will be airing on the Disney Channel on October 3rd at 9pm.

Star Wars Rebels

The experience was super exciting and filled with everything every little padawan or Jedi could dream of. There was a raffle for a Star Wars lego set and for a lightsaber kit. Continue reading