Shinesty Stay Weird and Shine On + Dress Giveaway!

Written in collaboration with Shinesty. All opinions are my own. You’ve heard of Ugly Christmas Sweaters but have you heard of Ugly Christmas Sweater Suits and Dresses? Okay what about matching ones for the whole family? Shinesty offers them in various Holiday patterns in ugly Christmas sweater suits, ugly Christmas blazers, ugly Christmas dresses, Hanukkah sweaters, overalls and more! There are new prints every year. This time of year, I’m especially overwhelmed, because I need something to wear to all the events and parties. Circulating them from last year is not a problem; it’s trying not to wear them back-to-back is the problem. I like to add a new piece … READ MORE >>

FBT’s The Nutcracker Ballet + Ticket Giveaway!

Experience a magical holiday tradition that is perfect for the whole family. Take everyone to see Festival Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker Ballet. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT’s professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland. They will be performing this holiday at Irvine Barclay Theatre from December 7 through December 24, 2019! We’re sending a lucky reader to see the performance with two tickets! Get the details below! Location: Irvine Barclay Theatre4242 Campus DriveIrvine, CA Phone: 949.854.4646www.thebarclay.org Guests Artists Include: Tara Ghassemieh Luiz, Festival Ballet TheatreVitor Luiz, Former San Francisco BalletSaturday, … READ MORE >>

Winter Fest OC 2019 Ticket Giveaway!

Post written in collaboration with Winter Fest. All opinions are my own. Winter Fest OC is once again bringing winter fun to Orange County this holiday season! The OC Fairgrounds will transform into a winter wonderland for all ages to enjoy. This year it will feature the “World’s Largest Candy Maze”, all-new Winter Fest Racing Pigs, skating under the stars with two interactive islands, a new 50-foot walk-through Tree of Dreams Christmas tree, expanded daily entertainment from popular children’s cartoon characters to Winter Fest After Dark nightly series with tribute bands and DJs. They will also have new party and event suites available for private rental. Winter Fest OC is … READ MORE >>

THE SWAN PRINCESS 25th Anniversary Now Available on Blu-ray and HD!

We’re celebrating the 25th anniversary of THE SWAN PRINCESS with a movie night! In celebration of the film’s anniversary, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment made it available in high definition for the first time with a collectible Blu-ray edition in 4K HDR on digital. It became available on October 29th. The Blu-ray release includes an all new featurette “A Look Back, Teased Ahead” and additional archival features.   THE SWAN PRINCESS is a story of the beautiful princess, Odette, who is transformed into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s spell. Held captive at an enchanted lake, she befriends Jean-Bob the frog, Speed the turtle, and Puffin the bird. Despite their struggle … READ MORE >>

Explore Los Angeles with Go City Explorer Passes

Post written in collaboration with Go City! All opinions are my own. If you’re planning to stay local for the holidays, GO CITY passes are the way to go for your next staycation! Select from a list of local attractions and save up to 50% on ticket prices! We’re always looking to save when we visit attractions, because when the savings add up, we can do more with our budget. Go City passes are offered around the world at 17 major cities and offers many different packages to chose from. Most recently my family and I were offered Go Los Angeles Explorer Passes to experience for ourselves. We were able … READ MORE >>

Chinese Lantern Festival Returns to Pomona Fairplex This Holiday + Ticket Giveaway!

This November, the Chinese Lantern Festival returns for the holiday season to the Pomona Fairplex with its brand-new illuminated production themed “Blooming Seasons”.  Bigger and brighter stunning lanterns, up to 30 feet high, include an 85-foot-wide lantern arch, 100-yard-long breathtaking Ceramic Chinese Dragon, along with ridable “mythical creatures” children’s rides — all  on display from the Glade to Lagoon at Fairplex Pomona from Thursday, November 21 – Sunday, January 5, 2020. “New for this year, guests will experience a unique light display inspired by nature,” says George Zhao, producer of the Chinese Lantern Festival. “Guests will journey deep into a vast wonderland from exotic flowers, trees, plants, insects, mammals to … READ MORE >>

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 >>