Pages Navigation Menu

Things to do in Orange County for OC Moms

Categories Navigation Menu

Most Recent Articles

OC Rescue Mission Children’s Business Fair

Posted by on Oct 30, 2018 in Events, Giving Back | 0 comments

  Orange County Rescue Mission, in its continuing efforts to promote the importance of child innovation and entrepreneurship, will host a holiday-themed OC Children’s Business Fair on Saturday, November 3 from 11:00am to 2:00pm at the Village of Hope in Tustin, California. The Business Fair will feature 55 different booths, hosted by students from local elementary and middle schools, with 10 booths including a total 23 children living at the Village of Hope, notes Palmer. The community is invited...

Read More

Teen Fun at Legoland Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

Posted by on Oct 25, 2018 in Halloween, Holiday, LegoLand | 0 comments

 We visited as a guest of the venue Halloween is one of the best times of year to start preparing yourself for the holiday season because after Halloween comes so many more. To start out your holiday season right Halloween needs to be amazing and what better way to do that than with a fun family trip down to Legoland for Brick-or-Treat Party Nights. I have been going to Brick or Treat for years on end with my family,...

Read More

Princesses Debut Their ‘Comfy Clothes’ in Ralph Breaks the Internet

Posted by on Oct 25, 2018 in Disney, Entertainment, Film | 0 comments

 I attended the interview as a guest of Disney One of my favorite scenes in the upcoming film “Ralph Breaks the Internet” is the Oh My Disney sequence that features all our favorite Disney Princesses in their ‘comfy clothes.’ Last August, while in Los Angeles I had the opportunity to talk with co-writer Pamela Ribon, Ami Thompson (art director, characters) and Kira Lehtomaki (head of animation) about the inspiration for the scene. While working on the film, it was...

Read More

An Exciting Week of Dancing, Friendship and Disney’s The Nutcracker

Posted by on Oct 25, 2018 in Disney, Entertainment, Film | 0 comments

 I am attending as a guest of Disney I am so excited to be headed back to Los Angeles on Sunday for a magical couple of days celebrating the new film “The Nutcracker,” Dancing with the Stars and more. You’ll want to make sure and follow along with my adventure on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram starting this Sunday! I’ll be leaving the family behind in Lake Arrowhead on Sunday afternoon and make the short drive to Los Angeles where...

Read More

2018 Discovery Cube’s Annual Pumpkin Launch

Posted by on Oct 23, 2018 in Events, Halloween, Holiday | 0 comments

  Pumpkin Launch is an all ages, FREE community event that invites guests to come onto a university campus and participate in a fun-filled STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) festival. The headlining event invites local engineer clubs and student Pumpkin Launch contestants to use the principles of STEM to build trebuchet machines that send pumpkins high in the sky and towards large targets lining the field – sometimes more than 50 yards! The team with the highest score wins...

Read More

Father and Son Night at The Nitro Circus

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

  On Saturday we were guests of Nitro Circus Tour at Anaheim Honda Center. While I was not familiar with the show, I took my son and his friend to see the show. I figured if the title of the show had Nitro in there, it would be fun. We arrived at the venue and even before the show officially started, the activities were underway. The pre-show included interviews with some of the cast members and highlights from previous...

Read More

Here’s the Beef: Farmer Boys Has the Best Burgers

Posted by on Oct 16, 2018 in Dining | 0 comments

 We dined as a guest of the venue Finding a good fast food restaurant with quality food can be hard in the world of never-ending chain restaurants today. I am always willing to try new places to see if I can find a favorite and Farmer Boys definitely made the cut. My family and I went to the new 10th Southern California Farmer Boys in Irvine, and we had some amazing times and fantastic food. We started by walking...

Read More

Tips for Caring For Your Skin After a Co2 Laser

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in Beauty, CosmetiCare | 0 comments

 I am a CosmetiCare Ambassador While having my liposuction surgery, I also had the doctor perform a Co2 laser resurfacing procedure. I had wanted to have a Co2 laser done for many years, and I figured that since I would already be recovering from liposuction that it would be a good time to recover from a laser. My results from the Co2 laser were amazing. Most of my wrinkles diminished and the discoloring of my skin that I had...

Read More

Supporting Children Who Suffer From Chronic Pain

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in CHOC, Family, Health | 0 comments

 Sponsored Chronic pain is something that many children suffer from, and it is not something that is talked publicly about very often. I have supported a good friend of mine who has a child who has suffered from chronic pain for many years, and I have seen how the doctors at CHOC Children’s have helped to support her child and family lead a normal life as much as is possible. Earlier this month, I met with Dr. Harpreet Kaur,...

Read More

Entertainment Bringing Families Together

Posted by on Oct 15, 2018 in Entertainment | 0 comments

 Sponsored We all live such busy lives, and as my kids have grown into teenagers, it has been harder than ever to find times that we can all come together as a family. There is one thing that my family all has in common, and that is a love for entertainment. Unfortunately, the cost of cable television is something that is beyond the financial reach of many families, not allowing them to enjoy great entertainment together as a family....

Read More

Wanderlust’s First one-of-a-kind Wellness Gathering

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Events, Health | 0 comments

  The creators of Wanderlust bring the first annual ​Wellspring​, a first-of-its-kind wellness gathering, featuring the world’s leading innovators, teachers and socially conscious companies. From invigorating workouts and hands-on treatments to inspirational, actionable workshops, Wellspring connects us to a common goal: fostering healthy individuals, a healthy society and a healthy planet. This year’s guide leaders include RUSSELL BRAND, GLENNON DOYLE, MARIANNE WILLIAMSON, DR. MARK HYMAN, PAUL HAWKEN, KEN NWADIKE JR., ELANA BROWER, DAVE ASPREY, ALICIA SILVERSTONE, LAUREN ASH, NATALIE...

Read More

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Entertainment, Film | 0 comments

 We attended the event as a guest of Sony Last weekend, we were guests of Sony Pictures for the premiere of Goosebumps 2 Haunted Halloween Movie. The movie will debut in theaters today. The movie is rated PG. Before the movie premiere Sony Pictures had a Halloween Party in theme with the movie. The party included carnival games and prizes, food and treats spread around the party zone. Additionally, they had an activity center for the kids that was...

Read More

Irvine Park Railroad’s 23rd Annual Christmas Train + Giveaway

Posted by on Oct 12, 2018 in Christmas, Featured, Giving Back, Holiday | 42 comments

  It’s the season, once again for Irvine Park Railroad’s annual Christmas Train. Come with family and friends and take this enchanting night ride through historic Irvine Regional Park to meet Santa Claus. The train will depart every 15 minutes from the brightly-lit train station and drop passengers off at the North Pole. Christmas Train tickets may be purchased to ride the train at a specific date and time — get in line and board the train any time...

Read More

How Liposuction changed my life

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Beauty, CosmetiCare | 1 comment

 I am a CosmetiCare Ambassador When going in for my liposuction procedure, I never knew that my life would change forever. After my surgery, I made the choice to make a major lifestyle change, I lost fifty pounds (plus the nine removed during my surgery), and I have gained more self-confidence than I’ve ever had in my lifetime. I love myself more than ever, and more importantly, I love the way that I feel. In the beginning, I felt...

Read More

Why Parents Need to Take Their Teens to See Beautiful: The Carole King Musical

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Entertainment, Theatre | 0 comments

 We attended the event as a guest of the venue Before going to see the musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. There were two things on my mind. #1 Who the heck is Carole King and #2 Why have I never heard of her before? I didn’t really want to research because I wanted to have that element of surprise added to the show. Let me tell you…The element of surprise did not disappoint. When the curtain opened, I...

Read More

Eighth Grade Teen Movie Night

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Entertainment, Film | 0 comments

 Sponsored Eighth grade, I’m not going to lie, was a pretty stressful year. Thinking about high school and trying to get good grades and go through your last year of middle school. Now that I am in ninth grade I am looking back and telling myself I stressed myself out way too much. With the new film, Eighth Grade, I find myself looking back and realizing that I can relate to so many of the feelings that were shown...

Read More

You’re Invited: Transformers Buzz Weekend at Universal CityWalk

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

  Jorge Lendeborg Jr., one of the stars of Hasbro and Paramount Pictures upcoming new film Bumblebee, will officially kickoff Buzz Weekend at Universal CityWalk. What: Buzz Weekend is a 2-day celebration of everyone’s favorite Transformer, Bumblebee and kicks off on Saturday, October 13 at 12 noon in anticipation of his first movie out December 21! More Than Meets the Eye activities for the whole family include: · Bumblebee’s ‘80s Dance Party · Airbrush Tattoo Station · Bumblebee Green...

Read More

The Polly Pocket Tiny is Mighty Tour at the Brea Mall

Posted by on Oct 11, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

  Get ready to go tiny! The Polly Pocket Tiny is Mighty tour is coming to Brea Mall on 10/13 & 10/14. If you were a fan of this compact phenomenon back in the 90s, then now is your chance to share the fun with your kids and get a look at Polly Pocket’s world in real-life human scale. Fans of all ages are welcome to join in on the pocket-sized fun which will include: · Polly’s Adventure Course:...

Read More

Girlfriends Guide to Liposuction

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in Beauty, CosmetiCare | 0 comments

 I am a CosmetiCare Ambassador So you’re thinking about have liposuction done? Curious about what the recovering is going to be like? Want to know what to expect? Six months ago, I had liposuction, and this is everything you need to know about your upcoming liposuction surgery. It is going to hurt I can’t deny that you’re going to be in pain after the surgery. Make sure and get your pain medication in advance and stay on top of...

Read More

Nitro Circus: Outrageous All-New Live Stunt Show

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

  Nitro Circus’ biggest moments, and some of its most notorious crashes, have come from the mind of Travis Pastrana. For the action sports icon, pushing the envelope is just another day at the office. But Pastrana also has the uncanny ability to encourage his fellow riders to go big or go home as well… In some cases despite their better judgment! Now with the 2018 You Got This tour, Travis and company will ramp up the shenanigans with the greatest, craziest, funniest show...

Read More

Fancy Nancy, The Musical

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in Entertainment, Theatre | 0 comments

  Chance Theater, Anaheim’s official resident theater company, is delighted to present an encore presentation of ​Fancy Nancy, The Musical​ ​as part of its fourth TYA Family Season. Book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo, music by Danny Abosch and directed by Alex Bueno, based on original staging by Kelly Todd, Fancy Nancy. Performances will begin October 7th and continue through October 28 on the Cripe Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. Based on the popular...

Read More

OC’s First Luxury Cat Hotel

Posted by on Oct 10, 2018 in Family, Travel | 0 comments

 Orange County’s first luxury hotel exclusively for cats will be opening in Irvine this winter. Centrally located just two miles from John Wayne airport, Club Cat, an up-and-coming alternative to conventional boarding, will provide peace-of-mind to cat owners who travel for business or pleasure. With limited options in Orange County to board cats in a cat-only facility, Club Cat founder, Shana Martin, set out to create an upscale boarding environment. “As a lifelong cat owner, traveling was always stressful...

Read More

Pageant of the Monsters Haunted House

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Events, Halloween, Holiday | 0 comments

  Just when you thought it was safe to go backstage…The Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters brings a “monster” of a good time to Laguna Beach! Reviving an event from years past, Pageant of the Masters Director Diane Challis Davy presents the Pageant of the Monsters, transforming the Pageant’s backstage into a Haunted House with an artistic twist. The event will take place on October 26, 27, 28 and 31 at the Festival of Arts from...

Read More

Yappy Howl-O-Ween at The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Events, Featured, Halloween, Holiday | 0 comments

  Nothing gets cuter than a dog dressed in a costume. With Halloween just around the corner, we’d love for you to join The Ritz-Carlton, Laguna Niguel’s Yappy Howl-O-Ween, a canine and companion cocktail party and costume contest! Perfect for families and friends to enjoy, the resort’s Yappy Howl-O-Ween can’t be missed! Proceeds from the event (and all of the resort’s Yappy Hours) are donated to Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit that enhances the lives of people with...

Read More

Vampirates Take over Pirate’s Dinner Adventure

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Events, Halloween, Holiday | 0 comments

 We visited as a guest of the venue Have you ever wondered how pirates celebrate the Halloween season? Wonder no more for I have the answer, they hit the seas and fight against vampirates! Vampirates? Well what else would you call pirates turned vampires who sail the seas for booty and meals. Where can you see these said vampirates? Well that’s easy in Buena Park at none other than Pirate’s Dinner Adventure. That’s right Pirate’s Dinner Adventure has transformed...

Read More

7th Annual San Pedro Dia de los Muertos Festival

Posted by on Oct 9, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

  On Sunday, October 28, 2018, Los Angelenos will unite to celebrate Hispanic culture as The San Pedro Property Owners’ Alliance, a nonprofit organization, presents The 7th Annual San Pedro Dia de los Muertos Festival. With over 10,000 locals expected to attend, Los Angeles and Orange County visitors will experience a vibrant and historic downtown filled with a festive live entertainment lineup including energetic and globally-inspired performances by two-time grammy award winning performers, Mariachi Divas, and celebrated local headliners...

Read More

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation Movie Night

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 in Entertainment, Film | 0 comments

 Sponsored Halloween is right around the corner and what better way to start it off than with a Hotel Transylvania movie night! I have watched all the movies for Hotel Transylvania plus the episodes in the series, so I couldn’t wait to watch this film with my family. Before watching it though we had to create the mood by having a spooky movie night. My brothers and I started it off by putting on some Hotel Transylvania costumes and...

Read More

2018 OC Zoo Halloween Zoo-tacular

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Events, Halloween, Holiday | 0 comments

  The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to present the annual Halloween Zoo-tacular at the OC Zoo located inside Irvine Regional Park on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate the fall season with festive activities and the animals of the OC Zoo! Families are invited to bring their children to trick-or-treat, explore the zoo during a spooky scavenger hunt and create Halloween and fall-themed crafts. OC Zoo animals will join the fun...

Read More

Teen Guide to Knott’s Scary Farm

Posted by on Oct 5, 2018 in Events, Halloween, Holiday, Knott's Berry Farm | 0 comments

 We visited as a guest of Knott’s Hanging out with friends and going to theme parks are two of my absolute favorite things to do. When you put them together, you get one very happy teenager. My mom surprised me with tickets to go to Knott’s Scary Farm for the first time on Friday. So, in honor of all the teenagers going with their friends, I decided to write a guide to go to Knott’s Scary Farm with friends....

Read More

Kaleidoscope Hosts “Thrilling” Halloween Party

Posted by on Oct 4, 2018 in Events, Halloween, Holiday | 0 comments

  Mission Viejo, CA – Ghosts and goblins of all ages are invited to Kaleidoscope in Mission Viejo for a “Thrill or Treat” Halloween Party & Open House on Sunday, October 28 from 1 to 4pm. The afternoon of free family fun will take place throughout Kaleidoscope with seasonal crafts, a DJ, photo opportunities, trick or treating for costumed youngsters, and some spooky surprises. The first 200 kids will receive trick or treat bags and a Party Pass to...

Read More