CircusTrix OC is now DEFY! + Stocking Stuffer Giveaway!

Written in collaboration with DEFY Extreme Air Sports. All opinions are our own. CircusTrix is now called DEFY! They’re known as the largest operator of extreme indoor recreation parks in the world and has over 300 parks worldwide. We have one right here in Orange County which opened up about a year ago. Your friends and family will have a blast as they run through DEFY’s enclosed 50,000 square-foot facility in Mission Viejo! Wall Climbing, a Ninja Obstacle Course, Extreme Dodgeball, Trapeze, Aerial Silks, and AirDunk are just to name a few! Do you have kids that need to burn off energy during the holidays? DEFY is now offering holiday stocking … READ MORE >>

Disney On Ice Presents MICKEY’S SEARCH PARTY + Holiday Discount

Post written in collaboration with Disney On Ice. All opinions are our own. Disney On Ice presents Mickey’s Search Party comes to Southern California this holiday season with a brand-new immersive ice skating experience bringing the magic closer to fans than ever before through engaging elements that take place on the ice, in the air and in the seats. Performers will showcase their athleticism while mixing acrobatic and aerial stunts to bring skating skills to new heights.  An exciting participatory adventure told through multi-leveled performances that immerse fans into the fantastic worlds of Disney-Pixar’s Coco, Frozen, Moana, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Toy Story and The Little Mermaid, this all-new … READ MORE >>

Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids Opens in Lake Forest + Father Son Package Giveaway!

Written in collaboration with Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids. Most recently Sharkey’s Cuts opened a new salon in Lake Forest. We visited during their Grand Opening Day and to our surprise, they can accommodate all ages. Although their market is obviously children, they can cut for everyone in the family (moms + dads)! They have special packages for Father & Son, Mother & Daughter, as well as host Glamour Girl Parties. Children can sit in a Police Cruiser, Frozen Jeep, Race Car, or Fire Engine while watching their favorite cartoons. Older kids can play XBox One or PS4 on 40″ screens. Dads can watch their favorite sporting event, and Moms can … READ MORE >>

Aquarium Pacific: Next Autism Families Night 11/10

The Aquarium of the Pacific has a special evening planned exclusively for families with children or adults with autism. The entire Aquarium, except Lorikeet Forest, will stay open until 9:00 pm. This will be an evening when guests can enjoy the tranquility of their exhibits and meet 11,000 animals from the world’s largest ocean. You’ll want to also check out the all new Pacific Visions. Admissions are $7 per person. Members and children under 3 are free. (The Aquarium closes to the public at 6:00 p.m.) Autism Families NightSunday, November 10, 2019 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.Admission: $7.00 Tickets will go on sale by November 1st. See event link for … READ MORE >>

ANASTASIA Comes to Orange County November 5–17, 2019!

The Broadway production of ANASTASIA is coming to Orange County and will be performing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts November 5 – 17, 2019 in Segerstrom Hall.  “This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.”  -SEGERSTROM CENTER OF THE ARTS ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a … READ MORE >>

Nintendo Switch News – Luigi’s Mansion 3

Post written in collaboration with Nintendo. All opinions are my own. #NintendoFamilyFun Most recently my family and I attended a spooky event hosted by Nintendo to preview Luigi’s Mansion 3. The previous arcade version has been my kids’ go-to game for a long time. Whenever they quickly disappear, we usually find them at this game. I mean, what’s not to like about hunting ghosts with a flashlight and vacuum cleaner? Play as Luigi or Gooigi. Now it will be better than ever with new moves, new themed floors, new tools, new challenges, and more! Luigi’s Manion 3 becomes available on Nintendo Switch just in time for Halloween on October 31, … READ MORE >>

Aquarium of the Pacific Upcoming Festivals + Ticket Giveaways!

The Aquarium of the Pacific is celebrating their 18th annual Autumn Festival November 16th and 17th. Enjoy the richness of Asian arts, food, and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines. Immerse yourself in a weekend of diverse learning opportunities and family entertainment, including taiko drumming, acrobats and lion dancers, martial arts demonstrations, origami demonstrations, and much more. Guests of all ages will enjoy cultural storytelling and an array of children’s crafts. Artisans will feature traditional wares for purchase. Heritage Award: Wendy Fujihara Anderson Award Ceremony is on Saturday, November 16 at 1:40 p.m. Wendy Fujihara Anderson is being honored by the Aquarium for her many years of leadership … READ MORE >>

Knott’s Spooky Farm – Daytime, Non-Scary, Family-Friendly FUN!

Written in collaboration with Knott’s Berry Farm. While young children under 13 are not recommended for the frightful nights of Knott’s Scary Farm, they can still enjoy all the season has to offer in a daytime, family-friendly, non-scary version designed just for them on weekends in October as well as Halloween Day at Knott’s Spooky Farm! There are plenty of interactive spooky fun throughout the park including a newly expanded Trick-or-Treating experience in Ghost Town, new shows, pumpkin decorating, and costume contests with the Peanuts gang. It is included with regular park admissions so you’ll also have access to all the rides. Trick-or-Treating Kids ages 3 -11 can participate in … READ MORE >>