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You’re so vain, mija!

I am not a vain person.  I hardly wear makeup and I can go a long time without buying clothes. I think during my youth, I never really did go after brand name items.  I was happy with what I had and where it was bought. My nena on the other hand, is getting a little vain.  She’s only 5 years old! We recently paid a visit to the beauty salon where she had a hair cut. Oh BOY did {Read More}

Muffins for Miracles at Mimi’s Cafe {Giveaway}

July 6, yes this Friday, Mimi’s Cafe is launching~ Muffins for Miracles.   Mimi’s Cafe and Children’s Miracle Network are teaming up together to raise hope and funds for over 17 million children across the nation.  On July 6, 2012, Mimi’s Muffins for Miracles Day, you can visit with your family and enjoy a FREE Strawberry Shortcake muffin, Mimi’s newest creation, with a donation and any purchase at Mimi’s Cafe restaurants. Mimi’s Cafe restaurants can lend support by donating to {Read More}

Trying to snap out of it…

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I am so sorry for the lack in posting.  Besides traveling, we have been dealing with my husband’s poor health. I’ve written here before about not having any health insurance. Unfortunately, this past weekend my husband had to visit the ER.  I took my husband to visit a county hospital in L.A. and we were denied full services because we live in another county. I griped a little on FB about seeing with my two eyes a man who walked {Read More}

Spend the 4th of July at Knott’s Berry Farm!

Talk about being totally oblivious to the holiday.  I had no concept of time when I realized that the 4th of July is less than a week away.  Ay Mamá. I have no plans, yet, but if you are in the same boat, I want to let you know what’s going on at Knott’s Berry Farm!     Knott’s will celebrate the 4th with a spectacular aerial fireworks show at 10:00 pm as well as offer some fantastic parkwide entertainment {Read More}

Fisher-Price and Thoughts of a Mommy

Do you remember the year that Fisher-Price entered your home?  It was 1998 for us.  This is the year the Fisher-Price made a grand entrance into our home with the birth of my first child.  Fast forward to 2012, and I am proud to say that Fisher-Price is still present in my home and now on the blog. I am an official Fisher-Price Play Ambassador.  This is really cool. I feel like I know the company since I have been {Read More}

Where can I go for a free Skin Cancer Screening?

The summer sun is upon us and now is the time to kick that sunblock into high gear.  All the fun stuff we learned in the spring should now be implemented!  Having said that, did you know that you can get a free skin cancer screening? Neutrogena and the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery  have partnered up to provide you (yes, you!!!) free skin cancer screenings at a doctors office near you. All you have to do is go to {Read More}

Should I take my daughter to see Brave?

Last Saturday, I was able to take the kids to see the pre-screening of the new Disney Pixar movie, Brave.  If there is ever a hype about a movie, this has got to be it. I will get all the official stuff over first.  Here is the synopsis and trailer.  I know… I know. Like as if you haven’t seen it yet.  Still…  Enjoy.   “Brave” follows the heroic journey of Merida, a skilled archer and headstrong daughter of King {Read More}

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents~ DRAGONS

The circus is coming into town!  Are you ready?  Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents DRAGONS Coming To The Southland July 11 – August 5 Let The Dragon Games Begin! Searching the farthest reaches of the globe, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey has gathered the best of the best circus performers to honor the Spirit of the Dragon! Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson presides over this fantastical tournament of champions that brings together mystic dragon lore with astounding circus {Read More}

Storytelling with Brave Director, Mark Andrews

Have you ever met a storyteller?  Do you have one in your family?  My mom is the storyteller in our family.  It takes someone special to tell stories that will keep you intrigued and interested. When Brave Director, Mark Andrews walked into the room where we were interviewing him, there was a certain way about him that just screamed “Storyteller.” Mark Andrews is a ball of fun energy.  Pixar must be a riot when he is in the building.  Instead {Read More}

The interview that will take you over La Luna!

The moon.  La Luna. We all see it every night.  We’ve all starred at it and I bet we’ve all dreamed under it. Seasons come and go, but the moon is always there.  When is your favorite time to see the moon? Disney/Pixar is going to release a brand new short film titled “La Luna.”   Again, we were treated to a sneak peek of the short and every time I catch a glimpse of the moon, I think of the {Read More}

It’s all about the chocolate at Disney California Adventure!

Chocolate.  It’s a word that can send a tingling sensation on your taste buds before you even have the chocolate in your hands.  Quick poll:  What is your favorite kind of chocolate?  Mine is Milk Chocolate. (My mouth just watered) Ghirardelli’s chocolate is the ultimate delicacy that I indulge myself in whenever I need to go to the mall.  For some, it’s shoes and clothes, for me it’s Ghirardelli’s and the Disney Store.  Not in that order… sometimes. (: The {Read More}

Britax accessories to keep you on the go! {Giveaway}

Did you happen to get a Britax stroller or car seat for your baby shower or do you know of a mom-to-be who was given or will be given a Britax stroller or car seat?  I have the perfect giveaway for you! Part of being a Britax ambassador, I get to host several giveaways.  This is a perfect accessories giveaway that will go well with most Britax products. First up: E-Z Cling Window Shades I saw this went I went {Read More}

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