Featured SoCal Events and Services

Disney On Ice presents Frozen Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt Coming to Los Angeles in December 2015! Tickets On Sale Next Tuesday January 27th For The “Coolest Ticket in Town”

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Must-See Skating Spectacular Featuring Dynamic Sisters Anna and Elsa, Appearing for the First Time in a Live Touring Production Feld Entertainment, Inc., the worldwide leader in producing live touring family entertainment, has launched its 34th Disney On Ice production that will bring the Academy Award® winning and beloved #1 animated feature film of all time, Disney’s Frozen, to life. Enter a … [Read More...]

Walk With Sally’s 2nd Annual Mentor Month Mixer January 28th, 2015

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In honor of National Mentor Month and National Thank You Month, Walk With Sally hosts a Mentor Month Mixer that gives back to those who have supported us year round and pays respect to our Mentors that make it happen. For a second year, The Rockefeller in Manhattan Beach will host the event and will provide complimentary beer, wine, small bites and more from 6:00-7:30pm on January 28, 2015. … [Read More...]

10th Annual Coaster Run March 8th Knott's Berry Farm 5K, 10K & Kids Run

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Run, Walk and Ride the Coasters for the Kids of Speech and Language Development Center. The Coaster Run offers a 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run and 1/2 Mile Kids Camp Snoopy Fun Run followed by a finish-line expo with a complimentary piece of Knott's famous Boysenberry Pie. 10th Annual Coaster Run March 8th Knott's Berry Farm 5K, 10K & Kids Run Finishers get pie, medal and event t-shirt. Special … [Read More...]

ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXII Celebrates The Queen Mary’s Heritage Feb. 14-15

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Experience Scottish History with Highland Athletics & Dancing, Whisky & Beer Tastings and Authentic Music and Food Festival Kicks Off with Rock Yer Kilt Concert Feb. 13! The Queen Mary is pleased to welcome back the annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXII February 14-15 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

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Relativity’s BLACK OR WHITE Advance Screening Thursday, January 29th @ 7:30 PM

BLACK OR WHITE is the story of a grandfather (Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner) who is suddenly left to care for his beloved granddaughter. When her paternal grandmother (Academy Award® winner Octavia Spencer) seeks custody with the help of her brother (Anthony Mackie), the little girl is torn between two families who love her deeply. With the best intentions at heart, both families fight for … [Read More...]

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Kohl’s Department Stores will be accepting nominations for outstanding young volunteers beginning next week for the 2015 Kohl’s Cares®  Scholarship Program.   Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted January 30 – March 13 at kohlskids.com, and nominators must be 21 years or older. Through the program, Kohl’s will award more than 2,500 young volunteers nearly $400,000 in … [Read More...]

Special Event- Mac Data Recovery Software

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Get 40 % OFF on Stellar Phoenix Mac Data Recovery Software (PLATINUM EDITION). It is a powerful software to recover the lost or deleted data from Mac drives based on HFS, HFS+, FAT, ExFAT and NTFS file systems. The tool allows you to get back your documents, pictures, and other multimedia files in its original format. http://www.macintosh-data-recovery.com/buy-now.php   Self Disclosure: … [Read More...]

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Madrona Manor’s Dream Wedding Sweepstakes

The sweepstakes ends on 2/13/15. A group of Sonoma Wine Country’s most prestigious wedding professionals have come together to announce the launch of the Madrona Manor Dream Wedding Sweepstakes. The sweepstakes, which begins November 1st and runs through January 31, 2015, gives participants an opportunity to win a Sonoma County dream wedding package complete with a bridal suite at Madrona … [Read More...]

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Talking to Your Teen About Drug Abuse

Talking to Your Teen about Drug Abuse Around 10% of parents never discuss substance abuse with their kids, but owing to the prevalence of drug taking among teens it is essential you don't miss the opportunity. By the time kids are in 10th grade, close to a fifth are using marijuana and more than one in ten are misusing prescription drugs, though talking to your children before they even reach … [Read More...]

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CARING FOR MOTHERS AND CHILDREN IN NEED! How One Company is Helping to Make a Difference….

Ferndale Healthcare®, Inc. announced in November that its Heliocare® brand has committed to support Vitamin Angels and Walgreens in their effort to help at-risk populations in need – specifically pregnant women, new mothers, and children under five – gain access to high-quality lifesaving and life-changing vitamins and minerals.   In 2013, Vitamin Angels connected nearly 30,459,000 … [Read More...]

Featured Products

Staying Sane in Snowmageddon 2015

I know we don't usually have snow in sunny So Cal unless we go to the Mountains. But, I do know that I do have subscribers in other states where it does snow! Snowmageddon 2015 is here, and with it comes school closures, working from home and a lot of time trapped inside with the family.  While binge-watching Netflix and curling up to read is nice, being holed up at home indefinitely with … [Read More...]

ScarAway is a Must-Have for Scars! Great for curling iron burns and other scars!

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Have you ever burned yourself with a curling iron? I have to admit that I have! Curling iron burns are the common result of misjudging the distance between hair and skin, a slip of the grip, or simply being in a hurry.   Often, they leave red, raised (hypertrophic scars) in the least convenient and hardest spots to treat – forehead, neck and hands. That’s where ScarAway Silicone Scar … [Read More...]

Valentine’s Day Gifts Under $20 that Give Back!

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This year, show your loved one how much you care by giving them a gift that gives back! The Avon Foundation for Women, has fundraising products that are perfect “Gifts That Give Back!"   The fundraising products below are from the Empowerment Collection, which benefits Domestic Violence Awareness. A percentage of the net profits are donated back to the cause to fund programs to end … [Read More...]

Sun’n’Fun Broad Spectrum SPF30 Sunscreen for Kids is a Must-Buy! by Sweetsation Therapy

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Sunscreen that smells like chocolate? I have to say this one is a hit with my son. I like that it is non-greasy and actually moisturizes the skin at the same time is protects against the sun rays. There are no artificial fragrances and is toxin-free and is just natural SPF 30. It is also water-resistant and great for any time of the year where we live in sunny So Cal. I also like that there is no … [Read More...]

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Giveaways

Master Lock Launches 2015 Campaign TO HELP YOU STAY SAFE THROUGH EVERY LIFE STAGE AND SEASON! Giveaway Opportunity!

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Master Lock, the world’s largest manufacturer of padlocks, today announced its continued focus on helping consumers stay safe with a yearlong campaign dedicated to safety through every life stage. To kick off the campaign, Master Lock will ask consumers via Twitter to share the time in their life when safety and security has been most top of mind. For every Tweet posted with the hashtag … [Read More...]

Gorton’s is a Must-Buy for a healthier New Year! Gorton's Realistic Resolution Challenge with SparkPeople makes staying on track much easier! Giveaway Opportunity!

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It's a New Year and I am trying hard to keep those New Year resolutions! With the help of Gorton's and the 30-Day Realistic Resolution Challenge with SparkPeople, it is even easier!  Besides, I love Gorton's!  I signed up for the challenge and love how easy and user friendly it is! I am tracking my exercise daily and eating healthier. I received coupons to purchase Gorton's Grilled & Simple … [Read More...]

PlayKids, the #1 mobile entertainment app for kids 5 and under

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Over the holidays, I discovered a great new app for children ages 5 and under. I would have shared with you over the holidays but as most holiday seasons go...it's such a busy time and it goes by too quickly! PlayKids is something younger children will enjoy all year round though. PlayKids is redefining the way parents tackle playtime and more through a unique mix of eBooks, shows, activities and … [Read More...]

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Media Reviews

Secret Agent 23 Skidoo The Perfect Quirk Underground Playground Records

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HIP HOP FOR FAMILIES GETS NOD FROM GRAMMYS    “Blending traditional hip-hop with garage rock and classic R&B influences, he encourages kids to embrace individuality.  Through his music, he empowers kids to be themselves.”  – USA TODAY    “Nobody is making better ‘kid-hop’ than Secret Agent 23 Skidoo.” – NPR’s All Things Considered   GRASS VALLEY, CA (December 8, 2014) – … [Read More...]

VANABODE by Jason Odom An insightful book about traveling on $20 a Day!

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Revolutionary new travel book shows everyone regardless of current financial condition how to travel and live forever anywhere in the United States on $20 a day. Author Jason Odom and his wife Kelly have traveled over 700,000 miles in 15 years enjoying the sumptuous beauty of pristine national parks and the exciting nightlife of big cities like San Francisco and Las Vegas. Vanabode shows you how … [Read More...]

Strange Magic Is Just That – George Lucas Meets Shakespeare

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George Lucas has turned his charms onto the tale, Strange Magic, a new animated film, that is a madcap fairy tale musical inspired by Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream. Popular songs from the past six decades help tell the tale of a colorful cast of goblins, elves, fairies and imps, and their hilarious misadventures sparked by the battle over a powerful potion. KIDS FIRST! Film Critic Keefer … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

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Laura Mercier – NEW Watercolour Clouds Collection Beauty Must-Haves!

I'm actually quite excited to excited to introduce you to the newest collection from Laura Mercier that just hit counters this January – Watercolour Clouds. For 2015, Laura has based her collections around the exploration and expression of moods. The mood for the spring collection is quiet and relaxed. Laura hopes that the soft, muted and peaceful shades in the collection bring you calm, … [Read More...]

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Burke Williams Unveils H2V’s New Eye-Tox 3 Serum New Science Dramatically Reduces Fine Lines and Dark Puffy Under Eye Circles! This one is a Beauty Must-Have!

Burke Williams Day Spa is pleased to introduce the all-new Eye-Tox 3 serum to the H2V skin care line exclusively available in spas. The new Eye-Tox 3 is an advanced delivery eye serum that incorporates cutting edge technology in a unique hydrating blend of five peptides. This fast absorbing treatment dramatically reduces fine lines, dark circles and decreases visible puffiness around the … [Read More...]

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Reese Witherspoon 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards January 25, 2015 Look by Celebrity Makeup Artist Molly R. Stern

Celebrity makeup artist Molly R. Stern created a "sultry" look for Reese Witherspoon, a nominee in the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role category for her performance in "Wild." Stern was inspired by the "smoldering beauties of film noir" and balanced "rich Bordeaux" colours on the eyes and lips with "bright and flushed skin." FACE:  Bright, flushed and photo-ready … [Read More...]

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New Olay products are Must-Haves this Winter!

     I love Olay! They really do have the best skin care products! I was quite excited to find out that this month they are launching two new products. I was even more excited to receive them to try out. The New ProX by Olay Nightly Purifying Micro-peel is a new generation peel that exfoliates and infuses skin with Pro-Vitamin B5 essential for skin rejuvenation. World-leading dermatologists … [Read More...]