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etnies New Fall Kids’ Shoes + $200 Giveaway

etnies Shoes For Kids

{Sponsored} Parenting is filled with surprises around every corner, many of which never make it to the pages of the What to Expect Series.  Surprises like how polar opposite...

OC Fall Fest at Compass Bible Church

Fall Fest Compass Bible Church

We first came to Compass Bible Church after spending a lovely Good Friday morning at our local Community Center hunting for Easter eggs nearly 5 years ago. The church...

Blocktober at Saddleback Church

Blocktober 2014

No compensation was received for this post. Media passes provided. With Halloween just a few days away, we’re looking forward to culminating this spooktacular season at one Orange County’s largest...

Champurrado Recipe

Champurrado Recipe

{Sponsored} Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal. ~From a Headstone in Ireland The loss of someone close is always...

Candy Corn-Inspired Whoopie Pies

Candy Corn-Inspired Whoopie Pies

{Sponsored} Halloween and the celebrations that precede it have become almost as expansive as Christmas! We’ve been celebrating all month long with visits to our local pumpkin patch, trick-or-treating...

Turbo FAST Weekend at Discovery Cube Orange County + Free Printable Activities

Beware of Chickipede

No compensation was received for this post. Inspired by DreamWorks Animation’s animated film Turbo, Netflix debuted Turbo FAST last winter as the first original series for children.  The series...

First-Ever Pumpkin Glow at The Great Park Neighborhoods

GPN Pumpkin Glow

No compensation was received for this post. If you’ve been to the Orange County Great Park recently, you’ve likely noticed the continued innovation as the park strives to be...

AutoVantage Offers 24/7 Emergency Roadside Assistance for Under $70

Roadside Assistance

{Sponsored} I had just dropped my kids off and was heading to cover a media event when I heard the all-too-familiar thumping that signaled a flat tire. It’s never a...

Free Modern Family Fall Event at The Grove + Giveaway

Fall for All

No compensation was received for this post. Giveaway supplied by 20th Century Fox Television. It’s the weekend before Halloween, and if you live in Southern California, you’ll have lots...

DIY Duck Tape Halloween Placemats

Duck Tape Halloween Placemat

{Sponsored} I’m always surprised at the immense creativity displayed in duck-tape inspired works of art across the web. Something as simple and practical as Duck Tape has now become...