Archives for July 21, 2016

Ringling Bros. & Barnum & Bailey presents OUT OF THIS WORLD! Don't miss this show!

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We had a giveaway for a family 4-pack and this is what our winner had to say about the performance:

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Karla Earley said “We had a great time. It was fun that they added a story line. I think it made their time go but a little quicker. It was also neat that it was performed on Ice”.

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Don’t miss this fun show! There are still upcoming performances!

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Tickets available for purchase online at AXS.com, charge by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX or in-person at the venue Box Office. *tickets may be subject to service charges & facility fees

O N T A R I O

WHEN: Friday, July 22 – Tuesday, July 26
Friday, July 22 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 23 11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 24 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
Monday, July 25 7:30 PM
Tuesday, July 26 12:00 PM & 7:30 PM

WHERE: Citizens Business Bank Arena – 4000 Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario, CA 91764

TICKETS: Tickets start at $20 for Adults
Kids (age 2-12) tickets available for only $10 each (with discount coupon from participating Chick-fil-A locations)
Opening Night Special Discount tickets are only $15 each (not valid for premium VIP/Front Row seating)

Tickets available for purchase online at AXS.com or CBBankArena.com, charge by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX or in-person at the venue Box Office. *tickets may be subject to service charges & facility fees

A N A H E I M

WHEN: Friday, July 29 – Sunday, August 7
Friday, July 29 7:30 PM
Saturday, July 30 11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Sunday, July 31 1:30 PM & 5:30 PM
Wednesday, August 3 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Thursday, August 4 10:30 AM & 7:30 PM
Friday, August 5 1:00 PM & 7:30 PM
Saturday, August 6 11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM
Sunday, August 7 11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM

WHERE: Honda Center – 2695 E. Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806

TICKETS: Tickets start at $20 for Adults
Kids (age 2-12) tickets available for only $10 each (with discount coupon from participating Chick-fil-A locations)
Opening Night Special Discount tickets are only $15 each (not valid for premium VIP/Front Row seating)

Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com or HondaCenter.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office. *tickets may be subject to service charges & facility fees.

Self Disclosure: No compensation was received to post. We did have a giveaway and a winner was selected. Photo Credit: Karla Earley. 

Turn up the volume on summer adventures with the DreamWave Bubble Pod speaker

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Looking for the perfect portable bluetooth speaker to serve as the soundtrack to your summer?
The DreamWave Bubble Pod is the ultra-light, compact, portable Bluetooth speaker children dream about. 
 
This 5W, best-in-class performance speaker features the following:
 
Can play up to 12 hours on a single charge
Has child and outdoor IPX5 protection against water, dust, and sand
Its 360-degree omnidirectional shape distributes sound completely and clearly.
Comes in four bright and playful colors. 
Is easily hooked to clothes, backpacks, and strollers with its durable D-ring hook loop.
 
Children love it, parents trust it, and competitors can’t match it. 
I received a sample and I put this one to the test! I have to say that I was quite impressed! I love that I can take this one to the beach and other outside activities! It easily hooked on to my backpack and it works great! So, this one is a real must-buy for the summer! It is also lightweight and I love the bright blue color one we received to try out!
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To purchase and/or find out ore go here!
Self Disclosure: I received a free sample to facilitate this post. Photos/Info provided for posting.

Nintendo-Inspired Flavors and Beloved Characters Spread Delicious Fun Across U.S. at Local Yogurtland Locations!

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After delighting fans for years with colorful visuals, memorable music themes and the familiar feel of iconic controllers, Nintendo is tackling a new sense: taste! Nintendo is partnering with popular frozen yogurt chain Yogurtland this summer to take families on a flavor-filled adventure that is sure to surprise and delight more than just their taste buds. When stepping into select Yogurtland locations between July 1 and Sept. 8, visitors craving the sweet and refreshing taste of frozen yogurt will be met with the sweet and refreshing faces of some of Nintendo’s most recognizable superstars. Classic characters like Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Yoshi and Bowser that star in popular Nintendo 3DS games like Mario Kart 7 and New Super Mario Bros. 2 will adorn the walls, cups and collectible biodegradable spoons that can only be found at the self-serve store. Visitors can even power-up their palates with Nintendo-inspired flavors like Mario’s Chocolate Gelato, Luigi’s White Chocolate Pistachio and Toad’s Rocky Road that are as delicious as they sound.

“Like Nintendo, Yogurtland offers a one-of-a-kind experience, high-quality products and a universal appeal for people of all ages,” said Scott Moffitt, Nintendo of America’s Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing. “By bringing Nintendo characters to Yogurtland shops, we’re making the summer more fun for everyone.”

This Yogurtland partnership continues Nintendo’s plan to expand its brand beyond its classic video games and systems to reach audiences in new ways. This new relationship with Yogurtland offers families the chance to partake in a refreshing summer activity while surrounding themselves with characters featured in some of the most popular games on Nintendo 3DS. Nintendo 3DS and the kid-friendly Nintendo 2DS are the ideal hand-held systems to take on every family adventure this summer. They are great for long trips, relaxing by the pool or even the occasional jaunt to the local Yogurtland store. In fact, Nintendo encourages people to take their portable systems with them when visiting Yogurtland so they can play the hottest games while they enjoy their cool treats.

“This summer’s flavor-filled adventure at Yogurtland is all about family moments – creating and remembering them,” said Yogurtland CEO and founder Phillip Chang. “This exciting promotion brings together multiple generations of frozen yogurt and video game fans to inspire summer fun.”

My son and I happily visited our local Yogurtland yesterday to try the new flavors! Mario’s Chocolate Gelato was a hit but my son likes Bowser’s Dragon Berry Tart the best! Also available is Toad’s Rocky Road and my new favorite: Yoshi’s Honey Dew! Yum! This one actually may be my all time favorite Yogurtland flavor!

I can’t wait to try the next round up of flavors!

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Coming Soon:

Goomba’s Iced Coffee July 22nd

Princess Peach Tart July 29th

Donkey Kong Banana Cream August 5th

Shy Guy’s Pineapple Lime Coconut Sorbet August 12th

Koopa Troopa’s Lemon Cupcake August 19th

Luigi’s White Chocolate Pistachio August 26th

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To expand the fun experience outside of the store, Yogurtland is also hosting a sweepstakes that offers the best treats summer has to offer. By visiting https://www.yogurt-land.com/, fans of Nintendo, Yogurtland and winning cool prizes can enter for a chance to win a Wii U system and one year of free frozen yogurt. All participants have to do is visit the website starting on July 1 and follow the simple steps to enter. One grand prize package will be rewarded every week during the 10-week promotion. By entering the sweepstakes, you are also eligible for instant giveaways, including unlimited frozen yogurt cups, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games, as well as shiny new Nintendo 3DS systems that come with one game.

Founded in 2006 in Fullerton, California, Yogurtland has more than 300 locations in 19 states, with additional stores opening in the next six months. Continually evolving the popular frozen yogurt trend, Yogurtland has built a growing business by redefining dessert and delivering the ultimate self-serve culinary experience using the highest quality ingredients and flavors. Each location offers 16 constantly rotating and unique flavors of frozen yogurt to choose from, as well as more than 35 different types of toppings like sauces, fresh fruits and a variety of snacks for visitors to add to their frozen yogurt creations.

To visit Nintendo’s site for kids and families and to learn more about Nintendo’s games, characters and systems, visit https://play.nintendo.com/. For more information about Yogurtland, visit https://www.yogurt-land.com/.

Remember that Nintendo 3DS features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.

YOGURTLAND PRESENTS: SUPER MARIO™ SUPER STAR SWEEPSTAKES: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. A PURCHASE DOES NOT IMPROVE THE ODDS OF WINNING. This is a series of 10 individual sweepstakes which start on July 1, 2016.  Open only to legal residents of the United States, excluding residents of states where restricted or prohibited by law 13+.  Eligible minors must obtain their parents or legal guardian’s permission prior to participating.  Redeemable only in the US.  Entries must be received by 11:59 PM EDT on July 10, 2016, July 17, 2016, July 24, 2016, July 31, 2016, August 7, 2016, August 14, 2016, August 21, 2016,August 28, 2016, September 4, 2016 and September 8, 2016.  Reveal Prizes must be redeemed at participating Yogurtland locations by11:59 PM EDT on October 11, 2016. For Official Rules, free method of entry, prize descriptions, odds disclosure, and complete details, visit www.yogurt-land.com.  Your participation is subject to the Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, http://www.yogurt-land.com/privacy/. Sponsor: Yogurtland, 17801 Cartwright Road, Irvine, CA 92614.

About Nintendo: The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U and Wiihome consoles, and Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS families of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4.4 billion video games and more than 693 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS XL, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Nintendo GameCube and Wii systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Western Hemisphere. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at http://www.nintendo.com.

 

The Yogurtland Difference: Separating Yogurtland from competitors is the company’s team of flavorologists who develop the proprietary recipes for the brand’s more than 250 different and customized flavors that are produced in the company’s own dairy plant in Paramount, Calif. Whether traditional or exotic, each flavor uses real ingredients sourced from their original locations. By controlling the entire frozen yogurt-making process, Yogurtland has raised the standards for flavors and quality to new heights much to the delight of millions of fans.

All of Yogurtland’s flavors meet the National Yogurt Association Criteria for “live and active culture frozen yogurt” and are produced in a kosher-certified facility. Yogurtland features non-fat and low-fat yogurt flavors as well as non-dairy and no sugar added choices while using milk that does not contain antibiotics or added hormones. As for the sorbet, fruit flavors are fortified with Vitamin C for an extra boost.

Connect with Yogurtland on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, add us on Snapchat at @yogurtlandinc or visit us online at Yogurt-land.com.

Self Disclosure: Press info and photos were provides as well as a gift card to try a few flavors!