Archives for September 28, 2013

Olay Teams up w/Comedy TV Stars for a Hilarious #NoFilter Video Response

Olay Fresh Effects is encouraging women to live a life without filters (because you don’t need Valencia to look and feel your best). To spread the #nofilter message, the brand partnered with funny girl duo Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso to create a short comedic video based on a @FreshEffects #nofilter Twitter campaign. Watch below as Carly and Jessimae discuss the woes of dating by finding the worst pick-up lines on Twitter.

Olay Fresh Effects is on a mission to embrace a world without filters, so you can celebrate who you really are, no apologies necessary. For two weeks in September, @FreshEffects Twitter fans had the opportunity to share their unapologetic, #nofilter moments (like how they love rocking a Canadian tuxedo #denimondenim). The submission that best embraced the #nofilter philosophy was brought to life in a sketch comedy short by comedians Carly Aquilino and Jessimae Peluso.


LEGOLAND® California Resort is Calling All Vampires To Attempt World Record!


Vampires wanted! LEGOLAND® California Resort is inviting children and their parents to break a world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as vampires. Following last year’s effort to break the world record, the Park is kicking-off this year’s Brick-or-Treat celebration presented by Shutterfly on October 4 with another attempt.

The world record attempt is a part of LEGOLAND California’s Brick-or-Treat, San Diego’s largest kids Halloween celebration. Every weekend in October (Oct. 5 & 6,12 & 13, 19 & 20, 26 and 27), children 12 and under can trick-or-treat on the new ten-station Brick-or-Treat trail gathering goodies, tasty treats and other surprises.  The LEGO® themed treat stations offer a safe, fun and entertaining trick-or-treating experience for all to enjoy.   Also new, the Park’s Coast Cruise boat ride becomes “Ghost Cruise”, featuring a special LEGO Monsters Scavenger Hunt and storytelling experience.

In addition, every Saturday in October from 5 to 9 p.m., the family theme park transforms into a not-too-spooky Halloween celebration. Brick-or-Treat Party Nights features costume contests, nighttime trick-or-treating, festive music, entertainment, interaction with the “Boo Crew”, the animated light show “Spirits of Halloween” after sundown and fireworks cap off the night at 9 p.m.

WHEN: World Record Vampire Attempt
Friday, Oct. 4
4:00 p.m. Free Entry into Park
4:15 p.m Registration begins at. by Ghost Cruise
6:30 p.m.  World Record Attempt (In Miniland U.S.A. inside the Park)

WHERE: LEGOLAND California Resort – Media: please call Jake Gonzales at 760-429-3288 to coordinate coverage

DETAILS: As part of LEGOLAND California’s Brick-or-Treat Halloween celebration, the family theme park is inviting children and parents to help break a world record for the most vampires in one location at one time. All kids dressed as vampires receive a complimentary ticket to return to the Park between Oct. 5 and Oct. 31, 2013. All participants, including adults, will be entered into a raffle to win a family four-pack of tickets and a $100 LEGOLAND gift card.

What defines being dressed as a Vampire?
Men/ Boys:
Black cape
Black trousers
White shirt
Vest (black, gray, or red)
Neck frill or neck tie (black, gray, or red)
Black shoes
Vampire teeth
Black or red dress
Dark eye makeup

Red lips
Black shoes
Vampire teeth


Celebrate National Honey Month with these Beauty Mom-Must-Haves!


In celebration of National Honey Month, here are a few of Laura Mercier’s  honey-infused luxuries. Now that the weather has turned chillier, it’s the perfect time to indulge in a little extra pampering with one of the comforting products below:

Laura Mercier Honey Bath, $40

  •         This decadent, foaming honey moisture body bath leaves skin feeling clean, fresh and supple. Available in five delectable fragrances: Almond Coconut Milk, Crème Brûlée, Ambre Vanillé, Crème de Pistache and Fresh Fig.
  •       Available:

 I received the Crème Brûlée Honey Bath and I love it! It smells so good and leaves my skin feeling soft! This one really is a Mom-must-have this Fall!


nyakio Hydrating Lip Balm with Kola Nut, $20

·         nyakio™  Hydrating Lip Balm is infused with African Kola Nut, Marula Oil, Trichilia Oil and Honey to help relieve and hydrate dry lips. This unique fusion also provides superb antioxidant benefits, leaving lips immediately comforted and soft. Free of parabens and sulfates.

·         Available: HSN and

Self Disclosure: I received the Crème Brûlée Honey Bath to review.


Torrance Halloween Carnival

The City of Torrance Community Services Department invites the public to enjoy the annual Halloween Carnival on Thursday, October 31, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Wilson Park, 2200 Crenshaw Blvd. A costume parade will take place at 6:30 p.m.

The Carnival is a safe, family friendly alternative to trick-or-treating and will feature games, crafts, face painting, a photo area, spooky music by DJ Ozzie and much more!

Unlimited use wristbands are $9.00 per child and are required to participate in carnival activities. Food booths will be available at an additional charge.

The event will take place, rain or shine. Dogs are not allowed at this event.