Aquarium Pacific – Pacific Islander Festival Ticket Giveaway!

Discover and explore the rich and diverse cultures of the Pacific Islands at the Aquarium’s 15th Annual Pacific Islander Festival on Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday, June 3rd. The festival will include traditional craft demonstrations, educational programs, and an ocean of entertainment, including music and dance performances. Enjoy hula, Tahitian drumming, Hawaiian games, and the work of artisans. Hawaiian, Tahitian, Samoan, Fijian, Tongan, Chamoru, Marshallese, Kiribati, and Maori cultures will be featured. Peniamina Sefo Taito will receive the Heritage Award at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 3 in recognition of his dedicated service to the Pacific Islander community. EVENT SCHEDULE All programs subject to change and weather dependent. SATURDAY 10:00 a.m. … READ MORE

CIRCUS VARGAS Orange County Ticket Giveaway!

Advertisement.  The circus is coming back! Soon you will see the Big Top in the parking lots of MainPlace Mall and Laguna Hills Mall. CIRCUS VARGAS, best known for their animal-free production, will debut their latest new production tour “Dreaming of Pirates!” in Orange County May 31st through June 17th. Get ready to witness the impossible as you go on a fantastic voyage of non-stop action and adventure. This family-friendly show has it all with death-defying acrobats, daredevils, flying trapeze artists, jugglers, contortionists, comedians, clowns, motorcycles, and more! Circus Vargas’ Dreaming of Pirates… A true circus treasure! Arrive 45 minutes early for an entertaining, interactive pre-show celebration, where kids can create … READ MORE

Movies Anywhere: Mother’s Day Movies – So Many Feelings

Paid promotion for Movies Anywhere. All opinions are my own.  Every year for Mother’s Day weekend I ask for a little “Me” time so I can do whatever I want. Aside from a brunch or dinner, I usually ask for time at the spa, a morning I can sleep in, or just time carved out where I can just run errands for me and don’t have to watch the clock. This year to celebrate Moms, Movies Anywhere asked me if I wanted a movie night in, and they would send me some movies to download for my library. These were the categories to choose from: Ladies Night – Fun movies for girlfriends to watch … READ MORE

MainPlace Mall – 5th Annual Taste of Santa Ana Ticket Giveaway!

Presented by the Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce, the 5th Annual Taste of Santa Ana is happening at MainPlace Mall on Saturday, May 19, from 6-9p (VIP entry begins at 5p)! Not only do attendees get to sample unlimited bites from over 40 of Santa Ana’s best restaurants, but guests will also be able to sip on samples from local breweries and wineries. There will be live entertainment from SoCal bands Cold Duck and Pop Gun Rerun, photo booths, charity raffle, and a play area for the kiddos with bounce houses, games, and obstacle courses! Kids 5 and under get in free to really make it an event that’s perfect for the whole family! Upgrade to VIP (must be 21+ for VIP) to get an hour early entry into the event, … READ MORE

MainPlace Mall Celebrate Moms

MainPlace Mall Celebrates Mom with Party on the Patio Sat, May 12th!

MainPlace Mall is kicking off their first Art Walk event with a celebration for Moms! This Saturday, May 12th from 2pm to 5pm, guests can relax, dine, and unwind with a free, fashion-themed “Party on the Patio”! Mom will be pampered with mini makeovers and fancy nail wraps. Make sure to grab yourself a cocktail (or two!) at their pink bubbly bar, located on the Wokcano patio and enjoy live entertainment by Christopher Wooley, as well as a photo booth and games for all ages. There will also be a raffle to win purses from retailers including Macy’s, New York & Company, Coach, Brighton, G by GUESS, White House Black Market, JCPenney and more; all … READ MORE

Togo’s Sandwich New Pretzelrami + Giveaway!

Sponsored content. All opinions are my own. Featuring over a quarter pound of Togo’s famous pastrami piled high on a soft pretzel roll, the Pretzelrami is toasted with two slices of white cheddar cheese, aged for seven months, and is finished off with tangy yellow mustard and crisp dill pickles. The introduction of this new sandwich is Togo’s ongoing commitment to providing guests with the highest quality, generous portions, and an engaging dining experience they won’t find anywhere else. In addition to introducing the Pretzelrami, Togo’s has been hard at work reimagining the 47-year-old company to focus on what fans love most about the brand. This has been done by making sure the … READ MORE

Segerstrom Center: HAMILTON May 8–27, 2018

Disclosure – Attending as media. All opinions are my own.  Producer Jeffrey Seller and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are pleased to bring HAMILTON to Orange County audiences for the first time May 8 – 27, 2018 in Segerstrom Hall! With book, music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, direction by Thomas Kail, choreography by Andy Blankenbuehler and musical supervision and orchestrations by Alex Lacomoire, HAMILTON is based on Ron Chernow’s biography of Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton. We have seen the show and it is amazing! Where studying history can be a bit boring at times, watching it performed live on stage while they sing, rap, and dance through the performances, … READ MORE

Dynacraft 18″ Next Surge Boys’ BMX Bike Review – It’s Ride Your Bike Month!

The month of May is Ride Your Bike Month. There are so many benefits to riding your bike to work or school. It saves money on gas, and it is also eco-friendly. Some people ride for exercise, and it becomes their way of life. I see my neighbor fine-tuning his bike almost every day, and he rides every morning before work. He is in his fifties, and he looks fit! The children in the neighborhood are starting to ride their bikes again which reminds me we need to check the condition of our bikes again. Honestly, I don’t think my family do enough outdoors. We all have bikes and should be … READ MORE