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Kids Krazy Krafts Day April 4th Sat 2015 @ The International Printing Museum, Carson, CA

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KIDS Krazy Krafts Day" Sat. April 4th 2015 10:00 am-4:00 pm All day on-going activities at International Printing Museum 315 W. Torrance Blvd, Carson, CA 90745 (310) 515-7166 www.printmuseum.org Admission: $10 For Kids and the" Kid-at-Heart"....A fun event for the Easter weekend! Where budding" Guttenbergs"  and "Horace Greeleys" can observe and join in on demonstrations in Printing, … [Read More...]

DISNEY ON ICE PRESENTS WORLDS OF FANTASY Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt IS COMING TO THE SOUTHLAND FROM APRIL 15 – 26

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       Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy - Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt, comes to SoCal from April 15 – 26 playing at the Los Angeles Sports Arena and Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario.  This action-packed ice spectacular showcases beloved characters from   Disney•Pixar's Cars and Toy Story 3 and … [Read More...]

5TH ANNUAL CAYUCOS SEA GLASS FESTIVAL MARCH 14-15 This year’s festival sees first ever Mermaid March; set to bring in sea glass enthusiasts from around the globe

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The 5th annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival takes place on March 14 –15 at the Cayucos Vet’s Hall. Over the past five years, the festival has gained international attention from world renowned sea glass aficionados. Sea glass enthusiasts and craftspeople from around the world will converge in this quaint beach town every March to sell and showcase their sea glass creations, jewelry, keepsakes and … [Read More...]

Marvel Universe LIVE! Debuts in Greater Los Angeles First Ever Action-Packed Arena Tour March 26–May 3! Tickets on Sale Now!

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SUPER HEROES WILL UNITE THROUGHOUT THE SOUTHLAND FOR AN EPIC BATTLE TO SAVE THE UNIVERSE! Marvel fans, assemble! Marvel Universe LIVE! is taking the live entertainment experience to a whole new groundbreaking level, with a mind-blowing stunt show unlike anything experienced before! Watch your favorite Marvel Super Heroes including Spider-Man and The Avengers (Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk and … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

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Hallmark opens up the vaults to create virtual greetings from decades past DECADES OF HALLMARK ECARDS COME TO LIFE VIRTUALLY WITH THE LAUNCH OF ECARDS TIME MACHINE

Hallmark Cards has cracked open its century-old archives. Hallmark eCards’ new web experience, called “Time Machine,” allows users to travel back in time and experience what Hallmark cards were like from the 1920s through today. Have you ever wondered what kind of greeting cards people sent in the 1950s? This new collection of eCards were inspired by actual Hallmark greeting cards sent from … [Read More...]

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Free & low cost family fun for families in March

Throughout March, Michaels is offering a variety of free and low-cost in-store crafting events including a family “crafternoon”, a spring Make it with Michaels Party, and Kids Club events with projects like tissue paper flowers, windsocks and more.        FREE AND LOW-COST EVENTS   Make it with Michaels Party Saturday, March 7 | 1pm – 4pm Grab your pals and bring them in for … [Read More...]

Pin to Win! Photobooth for a Party! Enter between now and Wednesday, March 4, 2015!

You don't want to  miss this one! Enter between now and Wednesday, March 4 by: Following Birthday Express on Pinterest (https://www.pinterest.com/birthdayexpress) Pin items for our Photobooth Board and hashtag them with #bdayphotobooth Earn one entry for every repin One Grand prize winner will win a photobooth kit of their … [Read More...]

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Cuties wants kids everywhere to “Do the Cutie Curl”

Getting kids to eat healthy - and love it - is no easy feat. So Cuties® is putting a fun, new 'curl' on healthy snacking. I received a free voucher for Cuties and they are simply delicious! I can easily see why kids will love them!  Cuties knows that every kid out there has a hidden talent they've been waiting to show the world: their ability to peel a Cutie in one, continuous … [Read More...]

Pinterest Sweepstakes for American Heart Month from Campbell Soup Company CAMPBELL SOUP COMPANY AND REGISTERED DIETITIAN ELLIE KRIEGER TEAM UP TO DRIVE AWARENESS OF HEART HEALTH FOR AMERICAN HEART MONTH

Heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in women across America, and according to the American Heart Association®, a healthy diet and lifestyle are the best weapons in the fight against it. This February for American Heart Month Campbell Soup Company (NYSE: CPB) and Ellie Krieger, registered dietitian and host of the Food Network’s hit show “Healthy Appetite,” have joined forces … [Read More...]

Animal Exploitation Worse Than Ever Despite Heightened Animal Rights Awareness, Two Experts Claim in Provocative New Paper Humans Psychologically Driven to Exploit Animals Even at Risk of Endangering Welfare of the Planet

Taking a startlingly counterintuitive view of the state of global animal protection  at a time when most people would assume the cause has made tremendous strides, a new paper to be published next April in the journal Anthrozoos (but fast-tracked online at http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/bloomsbury/azoos/pre-prints/content-281_anthrozoos_fta ) claims that the international situation for … [Read More...]

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Celebrate World Read Aloud Day (3/4) with an Author over Skype

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Today is World Read Aloud Day. World Read Aloud Day motivates children, teens, and adults worldwide to celebrate the power of words and creates a community of readers taking action to show the world that the right to literacy belongs to all people.   This year, Skype invites teachers to bring authors and illustrators into their classrooms through Skype in the Classroom, which connects … [Read More...]

Heart Wall Decal Kit

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Vinyl Wall Decals from www.vinyldisorder.com  are a great way to bring any room to life! I received a 24 piece Heart Kit. I was quite impressed with the colors, quality and how easy they are to apply. These would have been perfect for Valentine's Day but I did not receive them in time. But, they are perfect to use for a special one's special day, an anniversary and well...any time if you love … [Read More...]

Birthday Express for all your Children’s Birthday Themes! Looking for Video Game Themed Party Decorations and more?

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Do you have a child who loves Video Games? I know I do! He is 11 and he loves Mario Kart especially on the Wii U he received this past Christmas. I have been searching online to see about planning a party for my son later this year and one of my favorite websites popped right up. BirthdayExpress.com has a great variety of products to fit this theme (and so many more birthday themes!). The Mario … [Read More...]

#DisneySide Party is just too much fun!

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     Once again this year I was chosen to host a #DisneySide party! My family was excited and we anxiously waited to receive a fun-filled #DisneySide package of goodies. My son's favorite was the Duff Cake mix and we were going to try out the Mickey Mouse cake pan but decided to try our hand at cupcakes instead. Our party was a hit and we had so much fun decorating with all the Mickey Mouse … [Read More...]

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Nathalia -New Kid’s Music! Giveaway Opportunity!

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Nathalia is a children's songwriter and performer based out of Los Angeles. She has just released her second bilingual children's album, "Dream a Little." Her website is www.nathaliamusic.com. You can listen to full tracks and follow along with lyrics. I checked it out and love the lively fun music and definitely recommend for younger children! They will love dancing and singing along to … [Read More...]

Tote bag giveaway for DK FindOut, the kids encyclopedia website Giveaway Opportunity!

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DK FindOut (dkfindout.com), the no-cost online encyclopedia for kids is a great new resource for kids! Aimed at ages 7-11 (but appealing to ages 5-14), the new educational website covers science, math, English, history, geography, the human body, and more with age-appropriate content. Enlist if for homework help, pull it up for rainy day fun, or use it to bridge the gap in the summer months. … [Read More...]

General Mills brings Skylanders prizes in your cereal box Giveaway Opportunity!

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General Mills is upping America’s breakfast game through a new partnership with the most popular children’s video franchise, Skylanders.   Hidden inside specially marked boxes of Big G cereals, fans will find Skylanders Skystones cards playable on the game board printed on the back of the cereal box. Collect all four Skystones game card sets, each with a downloadable code to unlock … [Read More...]

Michael Phillip Cash/ Instacandi GIVEAWAY!

Do you love Candy? I know I do! I also love books by this Author! Do you like candy and books? Most people do. What might even be better is if you can eat candy while reading a book or two or three. Here is something great! Award winning author, Michael Phillip Cash is teaming up with Instacandi to give you what you've been craving. He is giving away to five, YES 5, readers his Darracia … [Read More...]

Tandoor Chef’s celebration of National Drink Wine Day

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"Celebrate Drink Wine Day and Win! Share, post, and tweet about the Tandoor Chef tool that pairs wine and indian food and you could win wine!"     a Rafflecopter giveaway Find them on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest. Self Disclosure: This is a sponsored post and I will be receiving vouchers for Tandoor Chef to post. … [Read More...]

Media Reviews

Read Across America with I See Me! Personalized Children’s Books!

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It's time to Read Across America and also to celebrate Dr. Seuss's 111th birthday this week! What better way to have your child enjoy reading than with a personalized story book? I See Me! has the coolest books! My son received a personalized "My Very Own World Adventure" Book and although he is slightly older than the recommended age, he thought it was very cool.   This book has a … [Read More...]

Wiley Announces Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do Teach kids to love reading in the digital age

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Everyone agrees that reading is important, but kids today tend to lose interest in reading before adolescence. Raising Kids Who Read: What Parents and Teachers Can Do provides practical solutions for both parents and teachers looking for ways to stimulate a love of reading that lasts well into adulthood. Written by bestselling author and psychology professor Daniel T. Willingham, this book … [Read More...]

Online Activities from Sid the Science Kid & Dinosaur Train!

Are you looking for fun activities for your little ones this Winter and especially on Rainy Days? These are some great ideas from Sid the Science Kid & Dinosaur Train! Check out the PBS Kids website for some terrific activities that parents can do at home with their kids!   Click on this link to find science-themed learning adventures based on the Sid the Science Kid TV … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

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Burke Williams Day Spa Rejuvenates with Hot Stones Receive 20% Off Signature Massage Plus Hot Stone Enhancement in March

Burke Williams Day Spa invites guests to melt away the tension in March with a Hot Stone massage enhancement. Experience a Signature 50 or 80-minute Pure Relaxation Massage with a Hot Stone Enhancement and receive 20% off March 1 - 22.   Hot stones are a unique and organic tool used to gently relax stiff muscles and increase joint circulation. Each precise stone placement paired with a … [Read More...]

Total Effects Anti-Aging Moisturizer

Newly Enhanced Olay Total Effects Moisturizers are a Beauty Must-Have!

Olay Total Effects was the first mass skincare brand to introduce powerful anti-aging ingredient, Niacinamide, also known as Vitamin B3. Olay scientists discovered that Niacinamide could strengthen the skin barrier and help restore skin's appearance to a more youthful level. I am a big fan of Olay products and use them on a regular basis. I love the Olay Total Effects line up so am quite … [Read More...]

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Shiseido Get The Look KYE show

“I wanted the look to pick up on the graphic elements of the collection.” – Dick Page, Shiseido Artistic Director. ·         Created By: Shiseido Artistic Director Dick Page ·         Inspiration: This collection was a bit sporty and collegiate looking, so Dick created a look that was young and a little rock-and-roll. The blacks and reds in the collection inspired the black eyeliner and red … [Read More...]

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Get The Look: Zero + Maria Cornejo & Shiseido

“The look resembles paint strokes, similar to the graphics of the prints in the collection.” – Dick Page, Shiseido Artistic Director ·         Created By: Shiseido Artistic Director Dick Page ·         Inspiration: Inspired by the prints and energy of the collection, Dick created a tribal look with a slightly different bold eye for each of the models, which “looked like accessories or … [Read More...]