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Get The Gang Back Together with Disney’s “The Muppets” and Alamo!

  Alamo Rent A Car is launching the Alamo® Get The Gang Back Together Sweepstakes in which one lucky winner will receive $5,000 cash towards a dream vacation to reunite with his or her own group of friends. In Disney’s “The Muppets,” one of the film’s stars, Amy Adams, uses an Alamo-branded map of Los Angeles to find her way around the city.  And there are these 2 commercials that will have you ROTFLOL!!!!!!   En serio?!?  How hilarious is Miss {Read More}

Scholastic’s Holiday Gift List for Kids:

What do you think?  Is it safe to talk Christmas here on the blog?  I was on Twitter yesterday and I saw some people already tackling their holiday shopping list and was wondering if any of you here are doing the same.  If you’re already doing so,  Scholastic’s Books has come up with a wonderful list of books for kids of all ages! Take a look: Picture Books 10 Little Caterpillars by Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Lois Ehlert (Simon {Read More}

HAPPY FEET TWO in 3D! {Giveaway}

  The sequel dances its way into theaters on Novembuuuur 18, 2011, returning to the snowy world of Antarctica. We once again join our hero, “tap-master” Mumble, who now has a son named Erik. Unlike his light-footed father, Erik is reluctant to dance and runs away. Shortly thereafter, he encounters a charismatic penguin named Sven, who can fly. As Mumble competes for his son’s attention and admiration, their world is turned upside down by powerful forces. Erik begins to see {Read More}

Nestlé Abuelita {Giveaway}

We finally feel the cold-snap in our forecast here in So Cal!  Temps dipped into the 50’s and it felt wonderful to pull out the boots, sweaters and turtle necks! We don’t get snow or below zero temperatures but when it gets cold and rainy- I fancy the coolness of it all.  Now is the time that we go out and shop for some scarves, gloves and sweats. Also, my grocery shopping habits change.  Soups, crackers and chocolate calientito. There {Read More}

Veterans Day Celebration at Pretend City!

Pretend City Children’s Museum Pays Tribute to Our Country’s Service Men and Women with Free Military Admission on Veteran’s Day Pretend City Children’s Museum will host members of the military and their immediate family with free admission on Veteran’s Day.  The museum will be open to everyone for a celebration in honor of American’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.  There will be fun activities and patriotic music playing {Read More}

Maple Ballet’s presents: THE NUTCRACKER

Maple Ballet’s THE NUTCRACKER: The Spirit of the Season on Stage Beloved Ballet Returns for its 2011 Holiday Engagement Led by Artistic Director, Charles Maple. This holiday season, audiences will once again be transported to the enchanting land of the Palace of Sweets Theatre as the Maple Ballet returns with its original rendition of The Nutcracker to Irvine’s Northwood Performing Arts Theatre, December 17-18; 20-22, 2011. With sold-out performance since its debut in 2008, the Maple Ballet’s The Nutcracker features {Read More}

My Messy Moments!

Never turn your back on your kids…. never! Actually, my husband and I were sitting right next to my daughter when this happened.  We got so involved into out conversation about who knows what that we did not notice what she was doing to the ice cream cone. At least not til the mess had been done. By the time I noticed what my little brat was doing, her hair was already hard with sticky ice cream.  So, I did {Read More}

“Toma Las Riendas” de tu salud!/“Take The Reins” of your Health!

ENGLISH BELOW: La elección del mejor tratamiento no tiene que ser un juego de azar para los hispanos-Tome las riendas de su salud con la ayuda de nuevas guías en español. Si, por ejemplo, a usted le diagnosticaron colesterol alto, seguramente sabe que si lo mantiene en un nivel saludable, su probabilidad de sufrir un ataque al corazón o un derrame cerebral podría disminuir. Sin embargo, ¿qué tan enterado está sobre las opciones que existen para su tratamiento, incluidos los {Read More}

Feria de Todobebé en Walmart!

  Tomorrow, Todobebé will be hosting a Fair!  No, no carnivals rides or cotton candy, but a family and parenting fair.  Don’t let the name deceive you. Even though the event is being put on by the hugely popular Spanish-Language website, Todobebé these fairs are especially made for moms who are pregnant, or have small children that are between the ages of 0-5 years old. One fair is taking place tomorrow, November 5th,  in the city of Anaheim!  Feria Todobebé {Read More}

White Memorial Medical Center’s Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Program

Avocados from Mexico, in partnership with East Los Angeles based White Memorial Medical Center (WMMC), organized a flip-cam video contest documenting the journey of Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Program (HELP) students to health awareness.  HELP is a six-week program designed to teach children, at-risk of developing diabetes, the benefits of a well-balanced diet and regular exercise. Malachi Cruz, the 12 year old winner of the contest, is a seventh grader at Utah Street School in Los Angeles. In his video, {Read More}

The latest in Disney Video Games!

Video games rule in my home, what about yours?  If it isn’t the Xbox, it’s the Wii!  With the whole array of games out there that are just for my teenager or just for my 6yo- finding common ground is super hard for me.  Frankly, I am tired of the fights and arguments that occur when they want to play the same game or gaming system.  Help!!!! A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to a party that was {Read More}

The Arts & Learning Conservatory presents- Beauty & the Beast!

The Arts & Learning Conservatory (A&L), one of Orange County’s most innovative youth-focused arts education programs, is pleased to announce the upcoming presentation of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. The program will be performed at the Newport Mesa Church Auditorium, with performances scheduled for Friday, November 18th, at 7 p.m., and on Saturday, November 19th, at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m.   “Walk, run, fly!” is the driving theme behind A&L’s passion to train children from every walk of life {Read More}

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