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The Haunted History of The Queen Mary Makes Dark Harbor the Fastest Growing Haunt in Southern California Dark Harbor Continues with Thrill It Day, Halloween Costume Contests, the Little Monster’s Ball and Dia de Los Muertos Celebrations Through Nov. 2

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On Thursday, October 2, The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor unleashed a spectacle of new haunted spirits, mazes and attractions that landed the annual festival on the Travel Channel’s list of the top ten haunts in the world. Nightly Dark Harbor attracts thousands of brave thrill seekers and continues to experience record-breaking attendance growth annually making it the fastest growing haunt in Southern … [Read More...]

Sea Scare at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s 9th Annual Halloween Event, “SEA SCARE.”

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      San Pedro’s Best Family Halloween Party is back! Cabrillo Marine Aquarium’s annual ocean themed Halloween bash, “SEA SCARE” is washing ashore on Saturday, October 25, 2014 from 6 to 9 p.m. See the Aquarium in a different light as it is transformed into an underwater world of chills, thrills and gills. Come in costume and join in the masquerade of ghouls and goblins, trick-or-treat … [Read More...]

Scarium of the Pacific at the Aquarium Don’t miss this wonderful family event at the Aquarium. Giveaway Opportunity!

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SCARIUM OF THE PACIFIC: SPOOKTACULAR HALLOWEEN FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Discover creepy creatures and enjoy magic shows, costume contests, and face painting at the Aquarium, where there’s more fun than fright   WHAT:            Swim into the dark depths of the Aquarium, where there’s more fun than fright! Discover the eerie creatures lurking in the depths at the Aquarium’s 15th annual … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

Halloween Events at Orange County Simon Malls SIMON KIDGITS CLUB HOSTING HAPPY HAUNTING HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE SHOPS AT MISSION VIEJO AND BREA MALL

The Shops at Mission Viejo and Brea Mall will offer Orange County-area children a safe place to take part in Halloween activities as the Simon Kidgits Club® presents its annual Halloween event at both locations.   The Shops at Mission Viejo: The Kidigits Halloween Spooktacular! event will take place on Saturday, October 25 from 10 a.m. to noon on the upper level, near the Play Area. The … [Read More...]

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PressThePresident.com Announces First Ever Politically Inspired Halloween Contest Submit Photos or Videos of You Acting as Your Favorite Politician or Political Issue and Win Up to $300.00 in Cash Prizes!

(Pollution costume) With Halloween and Election Day just around the corner, PressThePresident.comwants you to get in the spirit by submitting photos or videos of yourself dressed as your favorite politician or political issue. Every year, hundreds of thousands of Americans celebrate these holidays with costumes and parties and now you have a chance to be rewarded for your creative … [Read More...]

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10 Days Until Halloween ComicFest! Get Free Comic Books During Halloween ComicFest!

Comic and pop-culture fans are encouraged to visit their local comic shop on Saturday, October 25th for free comics and participate in Halloween activities, shopping and fun! In 10 days, participating comic shops across the US, Canada and internationally will hand out free comics to anyone who comes into their shop to celebrate the second biggest free comic book event of the year- Halloween … [Read More...]

Proper or Not? Sweepstakes

Texting during dinner, barely there bikini selfies and a facebook status longer than the last book you read – proper… or not?   Who’s writing the social rules these days anyway? In a time where dating can all take place on an app and our smart phones are glued to our hands, how do we know what’s appropriate and what’s crossing the line? That’s where YOU come in. We want to know where … [Read More...]

Featured Products

Get Those Moves like Jagger: New E-Book Delivers Dance Floor ‘Basics’ for Men

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  The dance floor can be intimidating, even for the most confident people. But for men who can’t dance, it’s absolutely daunting and quite embarrassing!  Whether it be at a wedding or at a Saturday night party, it’s important for men to hop off the wall and ‘mingle with moves’ without the embarrassment.   After experiencing the awkward stares and a few comments from women about … [Read More...]

Good Earth Teas for the holidays!

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       The holidays are approaching! First we have the Fall holidays and then Christmas will be here before we know it! We are starting to have some Fall weather and cooler nights. One of my favorite things to do during the Fall and Winter is drink Chai Teas. Good Earth really is one of my favorites so I was quite excited to receive the following Chai Tea samples: Starry Chai, Sweet Chai of … [Read More...]

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Launches Reality Shock! Getaway Contest

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Take Ripley's weekly Reality Shock! quiz for a chance to win a trip to Orlando that includes an exclusive private tour of the Ripley's Collection! Readers of the new Ripley's Believe It or Not! book Reality Shock! know the strange stories, fun facts and bizarre bits are good for hours of entertainment. But now knowing some of those stories could win people some awesome prizes as … [Read More...]

Simple Sheets are a Must-Have for College students!

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      Do you have a son or daughter away at College? Simple Sheets would make a great gift! College students only change their sheets 3x per year. You might think they're just lazy, but in a dorm room, the bed's height and position along a wall make changing the fitted sheet virtually impossible. Rather than enduring a strenuous balancing act to change their sheets, students sleep on filthy … [Read More...]

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Giveaways

Halloween with PEEPS and MIKE & IKES! Halloween Giveaway Opportunity!

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It's that time of year again! Halloween! I can't imagine this fun holiday without PEEPS and MIKES & IKES! I received a Just Born Halloween kit to review and it is a big hit in our house!  The candy is delicious and we loved the Plush Purple PEEPS Bunny we received!  PEEPS marshmallow treats are making the Fall season even more festive with the launch of Halloween flavors and shapes just in … [Read More...]

Brand-New Chuggington Characters Make their DVD Debut in Dynamic Release from Anchor Bay Entertainment – October 14, 2014 Release Includes Great Bonuses for Chuggington Fans: Double-Sided Four-Color Poster, Music Video and More

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We’re talking big-time adventure. The strongest and most dependable construction crew in Chuggington is ‘Ready To Build’ in the newest “Chuggington™” DVD from Anchor Bay Entertainment. A brand-new collection of five fast-paced adventures – including the extended new special slated to premiere on Disney Junior this fall, “Chuggineers Ready To Build” will make tracks to retail nationwide, October … [Read More...]

Brand-New ‘TICKETY TOC’ DVD, ‘CHRISTMAS PRESENT TIME,’ To Deliver Festive Adventures For The Whole Family! Seasonal Fun from Hit Nick Jr. ® TV Series Comes Home for the Holidays in Newest Release from Anchor Bay Entertainment – October 14, 2014

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Preschoolers and families nationwide are in store for the most “tick tocktastic” season yet when “Christmas Present Time,” the latest title in the hit Tickety Toc DVD series from Anchor Bay Entertainment, lands under the tree! The special compilation of five funny and festive episodes, featuring all the winter-themed fun and holiday hijinks from the popular Nick Jr.® TV show, will debut on DVD on … [Read More...]

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Media Reviews

Set Sail for London!! "Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book!" premieres SUNDAY OCTOBER 26 at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT

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"Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Battle for the Book!" premiering thisSunday October 26 at 6:00 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and Disney Junior.   The beloved Disney heritage characters Wendy, John and Michael Darling make their series debut, with Maia Mitchell (Disney Channel's "Teen Beach Movie" and ABC Family's "The Fosters") voicing the role of Wendy as well as performing new … [Read More...]

Coffee Dates From Hell by Jim Tilberry Humorous Quick Read!

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I have to admit, it has been a long time since I have been out in the dating scene. I have been married since 2000 and was really off the market since 1997. This wouldn't normally be a book that I would pick up since my married life began. It did sound like an interesting book and I do know that all my readers aren't married. Now, even back in the 90's, 80's and way before..I do recall Coffee … [Read More...]

KID SHERIFF AND THE TERRIBLE TOADS By Bob Shea, illustrated by Lane Smith

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It’s an Old West tale about a second grade sheriff who rides into the town of Dry Gulch on a tortoise to save the locals from the bandits that call themselves The Toads. But, these aren't your average Toads and Ryan the Second Grade Sheriff isn't your average Sheriff! A fun story for young children with fun illustrations! It's silly and will have you laughing from the beginning to ending. … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

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Avon Products that give back this month! Pink Ribbon Collection (Breast Cancer) and Empowerment Collection (Domestic Violence)

BREAST CANCER PRODUCTS: Product Product Details Avon ANEW Vitale Day Cream Price: $28 ($5 is donated to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade) Helps strengthen skin to fight the signs of aging Contains SPF 25 Targets essential multi-functional protein, SP1, for delivery of skin nutrients Powered by ProEnergy Complex to offset the negative impacts of loss of SP1 Product … [Read More...]

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NYC New York Color Halloween! VAMP IT UP ON HALLOWEEN WITH THE NEW MIDNIGHT BEAUTY COLLECTION FROM NYC NEW YORK COLOR!

THINK: The hottest shades for Halloween!   WHAT IT IS:  Everything you need to be Queen of the Night. This Halloween, turn up the drama with the new Midnight Beauty collection from NYC New York Color. From sultry eyes to shimmering nails, this collection is full of vivid colors you’ll want to sink your teeth into at a price that won’t take a bite out of your wallet.  With sky-high volume … [Read More...]

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Hyaluronic Acid Serum For Skin by VoilaVe

I have not tried any other Hyaluronic Acid Serums so I honestly did not know what to expect. I do like that it isn't sticky and it easily absorbs into my skin. I like to use it with my typical skincare routine in the evening. The Hyaluronic Acid Serum  is slightly thicker than I expected but it is not greasy so I don't mind it being thicker than I expected it to be. I also like that it does not … [Read More...]

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ORGANIC Rosehip Oil by VoilaVe A Beauty Must-Have!

I am new to using Rosehip Oil but I really like how this product leaves my skin feeling softer. I am trying it out on the fine lines on my face. I just started using it this past week so there isn't much of a difference yet but I am truly optimistic and hopeful. You only need to use a little at a time and it doesn't feel heavy or greasy on my face. I also love that it can be used in the bath but I … [Read More...]