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Flashy and Fun Tricksters Helmets By Pillow Pets


I have a daughter who is 3 that mimics everything her old brothers do.  And she is a tiny little thing so she is very nimble and can maneuver herself quite flawlessly. So when my boys are outside riding bikes and skateboards and jumping off curbs, of course she wants to do the same! The problem I have had is that I cannot find a helmet that will … [More...]

5 Reasons To Visit The Newport Dunes


Disclosure: I received a complimentary day at the resort. All opinions are my own. Growing up in Huntington Beach I would often venture to Newport Beach to visit the Fashion Island, play on the beach or go out for dinner. I have vague memories of  "The Newport Dunes" where my family used to take me to in the summer. All I remembered was … [More...]

Roaring Good Time At Ringling Bros Circus


Disclosure: I received complimentary tickets to the show. All thoughts and opinions are my own. This past Friday my family and I had the chance to see the newest show from Ringling Bros called "Legends". We had such a blast at this show! I almost felt like I was at a Las Vegas Review. When we first arrived they had an All Access Pre Show where … [More...]

Itzy Ritzy and Shutterfly team up for lunch!

Itsy Ritsy by shutterfly lunchbox features

Disclosure: I received a personalized lunchbox to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. My 3-year-old is starting preschool this September. She is so excited to get a backpack and lunch box just like her big brother. The other day I came across this SUPER cute insulated lunch bag by Itzy Ritzy. Itzy Ritzy has teamed … [More...]

Diono Radian RXT & Ultra Mat Review


Disclosure: Diono provided me with 1 Radian RXT Convertible Carseat to review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When it comes to car seats, comfort and style were two things that I had a hard time finding for my kids. Either the pattern was really unattractive while the car seat was really comfortable or the pattern was gorgeous but the … [More...]

How To Make Bath Time Fun!


Last night I was cleaning out some drawers and I came across a container of glow stick bracelets that had never been opened. There were 50 in container and rather than wait until Halloween to use them I decided to crack a few and put them in the bathtub for my daughter and have a glow in the dark bath time! Not only was she entertained but they … [More...]

Clown Auditions for Ringling Bros.

Anyone know of someone who does Clown Work? Ringling Bros is looking for a “few good clowns” for the Anaheim clown auditions at the Honda Center on Tuesday, July 29th. … [More...]

The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor Returns October 2


The Queen Mary's Dark Harbor My favorite Holiday of the year is just 3 months away and it's the perfect time to let all of you Southern California people know that The Queen Mary's Dark Harbor is returning on October 2, 2014. The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor will once again rise from the depths of a rich, haunted history to frighten those who dare … [More...]

Police Birthday Party for 4 Year Old Boy


Police Birthday Party for 4 Year Old Boy As the mom of 2 boys with birthdays very close together I am always on the lookout for cute and unique party ideas. I love to decorate and love themed parties. I try to tie everything together even right down to the food. Recently, I came across an adorable Police Themed Party from Stepahnie over at … [More...]

What Makes You Sparkle? #SparkleWithDASANI


Thanks to DASANI for sponsoring this post! #ad #SparkleWithDASANI As the saying goes people come into your life for a reason, a season or a lifetime! It is a life lesson that I am still learning. When you figure out which friends are here to stay for a lifetime it can be one of the best feelings in the world! At 37, I can honestly say that my … [More...]

Sweet XO is one place that everyone will love!

Sweet XO Bakery

Last weekend I took my family to a fantastic new place called Sweet XO. It's located at the Bella Terra Shopping Center in Huntington Beach near Costco. My kids and I went on their website to see what we were in for and we were excited to try Frosted Flake Ice Cream, sample Candy Coated Habanero Corn Nuts and lounge in their Lounge area..... We … [More...]