Featured SoCal Events and Services

“Thrively helps kids discover their superpowers!”


SoCal City Kids has a new friend to introduce to you: Thrively.  This is something we are truly excited about!  Thrively can help you uncover some really interesting things about your kids.   Check them out at Thrively.com. I had to wait until a school day because my son (11) doesn’t like to touch the computer on a sunny weekend day.  But once I sat him down, he completed the Thrively Strength … [Read More...]

Free Comic Book Day is Saturday May 3rd, 2014

Archie Digest #1 FCBD 2014 Edition

The biggest event in the comic book industry, Free Comic Book Day (FCBD), is taking place on Saturday May 3rd, at participating comic book specialty shops across the U.S., Canada, and worldwide! 2014 marks the biggest FCBD event yet with 60 free comics for new and devoted comics fans to discover, while also exploring what other treasures their local comic shop has to … [Read More...]

Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! Coming Next Week!!

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COMING TO LONG BEACH AND INLAND EMPIRE, APRIL 16 – 27 WHAT:                Be part of the festivities when Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic comes to SoCal!  More than 65 of Disney's captivating characters from 18 unforgettable Disney stories come to life in this commemorative celebration, produced by Feld Entertainment.  In this lavish ice show, everyone's favorite sweethearts, Mickey … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News


Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic! It really is a magical experience!

More than 65 of Disney's captivating characters from 18 unforgettable Disney stories come to life in this commemorative celebration, produced by Feld Entertainment.  In this lavish ice show, everyone's favorite sweethearts, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, take audiences on a fun-filled adventure, sharing memories with Disney friends including Goofy & Donald Duck; the beloved Disney Princesses; … [Read More...]


Time 4 Learning

  I've been invited to try Time4Learning for one month in exchange for a candid review. My opinion will be entirely my own, so be sure to come back and read about my experience. Time4Learning can be used as a homeschool curriculum, for afterschool enrichment and for summer skill sharpening. Find out how to write your own curriculum review for Time4Learning. Click on the Ad Link to the … [Read More...]

2014 Business Expo Presented by the Montebello Chamber of Commerce and held at The Shops at Montebello from 3-7 p.m on April 25.

The Montebello Chamber of Commerce is hosting its 2014 Business Expo on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Shops at Montebello, located at 2134 Montebello Town Center, Montebello, CA 90640. This community event is free, open to the public and provides the perfect opportunity to meet local businesses. This year's theme is "Be Informed, Be Inspired, Be Involved." It has become … [Read More...]

Featured Products

Meal Measure by Apothecary Products, Inc. FOR A HEALTHY DIETARY LIFESTYLE!


     The Meal Measure system is easy to use as it fits any dinner plate and measures your food on the plate itself. Cavities are labeled vegetable or fruit, starch and protein. This system is ideal to help you manage your weight, one portion at a time. Benefits: Fits most dinner plates. Compatible with most portion control diets. My Plate, Power Plate, Native Plate, ect. Each … [Read More...]

Essentia Water The no. 1 selling brand in the natural store channel


My New Years resolution was to be healthier! One of the things I have been trying to do is drink more water. I can honestly say that I now drink more water than I drink anything else. I was quite thrilled to receive Essentia Water to facilitate this feature.  It has a high pH of 9.5 and a blend of electrolytes, which means fast permeation into the body for optimum alkaline health benefits. But, … [Read More...]

The Happy’s!


As moms, we all love seeing our children use their imagination and have fun! We’re always looking for engaging toys that are not only entertaining but are interactive. That’s why we’re so excited to introduce you to The Happy’s™. The newest sensation from Cepia, the makers of ZhuZhu Pets, The Happy’s are an amazingly adorable and remarkably real new line of interactive motorized plush … [Read More...]

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Gorton’s “Real Solutions” Giveaway Opportunity!


I love seafood and Gorton's is one of my all time favorites! I recently had the opportunity to receive free coupons to review the New Gorton's Artisan Recipe Fillets and was absolutely thrilled to do so! I tried the Artisan Recipe Fillets Roasted garlic & Italian Herb and also the Lemon & Cracked Peppercorn ones. My favorite of the two is the Roasted Garlic & Italian Herb with real … [Read More...]

Noah Zarc Books Giveaway!

  About the Noah Zarc Books Book 1 Title: Noah Zarc: Mammoth Trouble (Book #1) Author: D. Robert Pease Publication Date: July 22, 2013 Publisher: Evolved Publishing (2nd Edition) Number of pages: 214 Recommended age: 9+ Summary: Noah lives for piloting spaceships through time, dodging killer robots and saving Earth’s animals from extinction. Life couldn’t be better. But the … [Read More...]

Firefly Makes Brushing More Fun! Dental care is most important! Giveaway Opportunity!


      All across the country, there are children at risk for a chronic illness that accounts for more missed school days than any other…dental disease. Dental care for children is so very important! I know my son is not a big fan of going to the Dentist (although he has the BEST Dentist!) and brushing his teeth is not...well...on the top of his list! But, we recently received a few samples from … [Read More...]

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Media Reviews

Antboy – A Calmer Type of Super-Hero KIDS FIRST! Coming Attractions, www.kidsfirst.org


With Super Heroes all the rage, Antboy is a bit different - in a good way. Based on a popular Danish comic, this is a good film for younger kids who may find the super charged super hero films like Spider-Man, Captain America and The Avengers a bit too much action for them. The story follows a young boy who is bitten by and ant and develops super powers. He is aided by a comic book nerd and, of … [Read More...]

Beat Cabin Fever – Dad’s Book of Awesome Science Experiments by Mike Adamick


Dad's Book of Awesome Science Experiments (April 18, 2014) by Mike Adamick is the science behind, "But,why, Dad?!"   Don't get caught off guard by your kids' science questions. You and your family can learn all about the ins and outs of chemistry, biology, physics, the human body, and our planet with a little help from popular dad blogger Mike Adamick – great for school … [Read More...]

Hullabaloo Shy Kid Blues Hullabaloo Music 27 May 2014

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With a ten-year track record of glowing critical acclaim, having picked up fourteen national awards along the way, the beloved "free-range, organic" duo Hullabaloo raises the bar even higher with their 11th studio CD, Shy Kid Blues, set for release in May.  (Hullabaloo Music, $12.00, for ages 3 - 8, run time 37 minutes.) Hullabaloo is Steve Denyes and Brendan Kremer, buddies since … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner


Laura Mercier’s latest innovation – High Coverage Concealer, $28 available at all Laura Mercier counters!

This unique 3-in-1 concealer was designed to cover, de-puff and brighten under eye circles. The highly pigmented formula builds and blends flawlessly for professional makeup artist result and lasts all day. The concealer was formulated with honey, vitamin E and fruit acid to nourish and smooth skin, and comes in 12 shades, so you can find your perfect match.   Laura’s tip for … [Read More...]

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Jenny Packham: 2015 Bridal Collection Look created by Talia Shobrook for Laura Mercier

The Jenny Packham 2015 Bridal Collection was inspired by the photographs of 1930s British society photographer, Madame Yevonde. The photographs’ soft tonal colors and hazy, neoclassical ambiance directly influenced the design and palette of this season’s collection.   Talia Shobrook, lead makeup artist for this seasons show, created a “soft but defined” makeup look that “complemented … [Read More...]

Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Boost & Lift Foaming Air Mousse

Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Boost & Lift Foaming Air Mousse

I've tried many hair-styling Mousse products and it really is difficult to find one that works well with my hair. Well,Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Foaming Air Mousse Boost & Lift does work quite well! I like that it is weightless and does not feel heavy on my hair at all. But, my favorite thing is that it does give my hair long-lasting volume.It is also easy to comb out and it even works well if … [Read More...]


Spring time fashions with mark.

      I love the Spring time fashions from mark. These two are new favorites of mine! The mark Butterfly Bliss Tank is so "Spring!" It's comfortable and so stylish! I love this graphic tank! It is available in sizes Small-xxLarge and retails for $20. Made from 65% polyester and 35% cotton. It is a Must-Have this Spring! Need a bag to hit the gym? mark bright About Now Carry All Tote is just … [Read More...]