Featured SoCal Events and Services
With summer coming to an end and school quickly approaching, it’s not surprising that your kids will be filled with mixed emotions. It may be sad leaving summer behind but here are five ways to help your kids get excited for the upcoming school year! Go Shopping for a First Day of School Outfit Who doesn’t remember going back to school shopping with their parents? Getting a new outfit … [Read More...]
Long Beach Folk Revival Festival Showcases Artisanal Foods, Craft Beers & All Things Made in Long Beach
In addition to banjos, crafts, beards and pure American live music, the Long Beach Folk Revival Festival is bringing a highly curated selection of local Long Beach artisanal food vendors and craft beer purveyors to the 3rd annual event at Rainbow Lagoon Park on Saturday, September 19. Annually the Long Beach Folk Revival Festival celebrates all things “Made in Long Beach” and takes pride in … [Read More...]
I love frozen yogurt but my son and I actually have a favorite place to eat frozen yogurt! We have tried quite a few over the past couple of years and are all-time favorite is Yogurtland! So, I was quite excited to go and try their Sweet Treat Candy Crush flavors this Summer! I have to admit my favorite this Summer was the Maple Donut! Although, the current new flavors are pretty good too! … [Read More...]
The Aquarium of the Pacific is announced the birth of a Magellanic Penguin chick. The baby made its public debut and joined the other penguins in the June Keyes Penguin Habitat on Tuesday, August 18. The chick hatched on June 5 and represents the third generation of Aquarium-born penguins. Four penguins hatched in 2014 (Paddles, Jayde, Mattson, and Skipper) and two in 2013 (Heidi and … [Read More...]
SoCal City Kids News
During the month of September, Michaels will offer a variety of free and low-cost in-store crafting events including Designing with Gelatos® paper-crafting classes, a meet-the-instructor open house, beading and rhinestone bracelet-making sessions, pumpkin workshops and more. Crafters of all skill levels and their families are invited to join in on the creative activities! Kids Club events … [Read More...]
In July, there was a launch of a new public service advertisement (PSA) with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Ready Campaign to raise awareness among all people about the importance of being prepared for emergencies. While the PSA targets everyone, “We Prepare Every Day” is the first in a series of videos that aim to deliver a strong preparedness message by showing people with … [Read More...]
On Saturday, September 5th, customers at Ace stores across the country who make a five dollar donation to CMN will receive a limited edition five-gallon bucket and receive 20 percent off most everything that fits in the bucket. One hundred percent of the donations will benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Ace has been a proud partner of CMN since 1991 and, together with Ace … [Read More...]
With less than one month until the 2015 California Beer Festival (CBF) in San Dimas, CBF is working hard to book the best bands, food vendors and breweries to perform and serve at their first two-day festival at Frank G. Bonelli Park. CBF is California’s largest travelling beer festival. As they have done so over the past 4 years, the event will showcase the best microbreweries and ice-cold … [Read More...]
Gimbal’s Fine Candies Announces 2015 Back to School Sweepstakes Entrants are eligible to win a Gimbal’s Party Trunk for their classroom
Gimbal’s Fine Candies today announces the official kick off of its annual Back to School Sweepstakes. The lucky winner of this year’s sweepstakes will win a Gimbal’s Party Trunk filled to the brim with Gimbal’s candies and party supplies to use in a classroom celebration. The sweepstakes will take place August 17ththrough September 30th, and anyone who enters will automatically receive 10 percent … [Read More...]
I really like this and think it would make a great gift for a new mom and baby. It's really cute and it also seems quite sturdy and durable. The elephant on it is really cute! I also like that it is BPA Free and comes with an extra nipple. I do not have a little one at home but gave this to a friend to try out for me and she says that it is one of her favorite baby shower gifts. She is impressed … [Read More...]
Get your kids excited for school by creating customized apparel and accessories. CustomInk, the leading provider of custom apparel and accessories has a variety of products to help with this. From customizing a t-shirt for the first day of school to adding a personal touch to the kids’ school supplies, there’s plenty of things to get the kids pumped for the new school year! We … [Read More...]
Spokester is a fun toy to entice kids to play outside and a turned safety device for Boeing! Do you remember as a kid, riding your bike and pretending it was a motorcycle? Okay..maybe not. But, I did have brothers and I do remember them doing this and I have to admit, I had to try it and it was kind of cool. Spokester is the perfect toy. It's simple, inexpensive, and durable. It promotes … [Read More...]
It's National Coffee Month! Looking for a new and fresh coffee to try? I received a sample of Egoiste Cafe Instant Coffee and loved the smooth taste! I usually am not a big fan of instant coffee but I was pleasantly surprised by this instant coffee. It's a blend of highland and lowland Kenyan Arabica and it has a rich flavor.You can purchase here. It also comes in ground and whole … [Read More...]
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Candy Molds for making LEGO bricks and figures by Merchant Smile Great for making candy, soaps and so much more! Giveaway Opportunity!
I absolutely love these molds! My son really likes Legos so these really are hit! So far we have made ie cubes and also frozen juice Lego blocks. I like that they are easy to use and that the ice pops out super easily. They are also easy to clean. These really can be used for so many different occasions from birthday parties to holidays. As a matter of fact, I think that I will make frozen … [Read More...]
I love Disney! I guess that really isn't a big secret! I was quite interested in finding out about something happening at the Boathouse Restaurant in Disney Springs! There are new ducks swimming around there and it’s not Donald! In a move that would make Disney’s famous duck proud, Rubba Ducks®, the premiere rubber duck toys with personality, has aligned with The Boathouse in Disney … [Read More...]
Are you a new Mom or Dad? Maybe you are looking for the perfect baby shower gift? Here are SoCal City Kids favorites for the Fall! We have product reviews, giveaways and more! In response to a growing demand for affordable, safe baby products, Whole Foods Market created a line of 365 Everyday Value®Baby Body Care that meets its Premium Body Care® Standards, which prohibits 400 ingredients … [Read More...]
The school year is here! Even though I am actually still enjoying the last couple weeks of Summer vacation...I have to admit it is here! But, one thing I really love is coming up with back-to-school ideas, gift ideas or ways to be more organized. Stationery Studio makes finding gifts and being organized an easy task this school year! As a Homeschool Mom, staying organized is a real … [Read More...]