If there's anything we've learned about in 2020, it's thinking outside the box. When you can’t have your traditional cake and pizza at a bounce house birthday party with friends or the big annual holiday party with your relatives,...
Birthdays, whether we like it or not, are a universally celebrated milestone. Jewish culture commemorates with a bar/bat mitzvah, Mexican culture with a quinceañera.  Korean custom does not disappoint with the first birthday or doljanchi (dol). Dol celebrations stemmed from an unfortunate Korean past of high infant mortality...
You know you're a parent leaving for vacation when you realize you've done everyone's laundry but your own. Hello, my name is Maria and I'm leaving for vacation soon and I haven't done my laundry.  Everyone else will have...
Holiday Wish List

Holiday Wish List 2018

We are so excited to bring you our 2018 Holiday Wish List.  We hope we have found something for every single person on your list!   And we want to thank our Affiliate Link sponsor Amazon for helping to bring this...
Mother's Day is almost here, and to be honest, we agree with everyone that May should be considered Mother's MONTH! Which is why we are SO excited to not only bring you a Month full of things just for YOU! ...
Looking for Orange County Mother's Day brunch options to spoil the mother figures in your life? You had me at “Brunch.” Hey ladies, are you watching your partner, family, and friends ponder what to do with you this Sunday? Check...
Grandparents come in maybe shapes, sizes, and family dysfunctions.  No matter whether the grandparents are near or far, involved or not, there is usually a holiday component to your interaction with them.  For the most part, grandparents want to participate...
If you're like me, and hopefully you aren't, you're still scrambling to get those last minute gifts covered.  You might be looking through your garage hoping to score a present that was purchased and forgotten.  But you've probably come...
Do you look at Pinterest and Instagram and think you can't make your tree look like those on the screen? Well, I'm here to tell you that you CAN make an Instagram-worthy Christmas tree!   Secret #1: Lights! It's all about the...
'Tis the season, and it's easy as holiday pie! Ok who am I kidding, it's always the season for pies! I do love me a summer peach pie or chocolate silk pie or raspberry pie...mmmmm pie! I love pie,...
A New Outlook

A New Outlook

When a new year approaches, it is hard not to look back at the past year and reflect. What did I accomplish? What did I do with my time? I have to say that I feel like I wasted...
There are so many fun Fall activities in Orange County.  Which is why we've compiled a list of the ones we think are worth taking the whole family to check out!   Click on the links to learn more about each...
The Holiday Season is upon us!  And because the season is so short - who else feels like there just isn't enough time -we’ve created posts to help you find exactly what you’re looking for! Each of the below images...
Labor Day weekend is almost here and that typically signifies the end of Summer and back to school. With families trying to cram in last minute beach days and BBQs while holding on to those final few days of...

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Tips For Enjoying Night Of Lights OC This Holiday Season

The holiday season is here in Orange County and events for the family are back! From ice skating to tree lightings, Santa visits to...