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Looking for Winter Break Fun: We've Got You Covered!

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Looking for Winter Break Fun: We've Got You Covered!

NEED ACTIVITIES FOR WINTER BREAK? WE GOT YA COVERED! Nothing drives me more crazy than having a houseful of kids who complain they are bored during the winter break. I also tell them there's a room they can pick up or reading they can do and then I get the eyerolls. So after all the cleaning is done we still have a couple of weeks off and I know it's important for children to get a break from all the work they do at school, the tutoring sessions, the lessons and the extracurricular sports they do. After a tiring routine,...

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Giving the Gift of Gratitude and Gratefulness

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Giving the Gift of Gratitude and Gratefulness

Christmas is my absolute favorite time of the year.  I am in love with everything this time of year: the decorations, the smells this time of year, the predictable, yet addicting Hallmark movies, tamale making and of course spending time with friends and family.                          Who doesn’t love the hearing Mariah Carey’s “All I want for Christmas is You," which hit number 1, playing as you sip hot cocoa while you wrap gifts for your loved ones. It is all too easy to get wrapped up in the excitement...

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Just for You: Jenny Craig’s Black Friday Offer

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Just for You: Jenny Craig’s Black Friday Offer

The holidays are a tough time of year for me and my weightloss journey. Although I lost over 50 pounds on Jenny Craig, I still struggle with my relationship with food and each day brings its own challenges. Today I spent all day baking and faced my nemesis: sweets and chocolate. As a baker I taste along the way to make sure it's flavored where I want it to be but I also know not to go overboard. In the past when I've gone overboard with eating I tend to have it weigh (no pun intended) on my mind for...

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Winter Fest OC

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Winter Fest OC

Winter Fest OC, Southern California’s largest winter experience, returns to the OC Fair & Event Center December 19th – January 5th. This year, Winter Fest OC will feature the “World’s Largest Candy Maze”, all-new Winter Fest Racing Pigs, skating under the stars in a reimagined ice rink, a new 50-foot walk-through Tree of Dreams, expanded daily entertainment from popular children’s cartoon characters to the all-new Winter Fest after Dark nightly series with tribute bands and DJs, plus new party and event suites available for private rental.   World’s Largest Candy Maze Inside Yowie’s Sweet Shoppe Winter Fest Racing Pigs Outdoor Ice Skating...

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DOGS! A SCIENCE TAIL at California Science Center

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DOGS! A SCIENCE TAIL at California Science Center

It's GIVEAWAY time! Enter to win a 4-pack ticket giveaway to the California Science Center for the  Dogs! A Science Tail exhibit.  a Rafflecopter giveaway   Head to Dogs! A Science Tail for the final weeks of the experience. Dogs! A Science Tail, a hands-on science exhibition that highlights the dynamic nature of the bond between humans and dogs, and enables guests to experience the extraordinary way that dogs see, hear, and smell the world, will premiere at the California Science Center March 16, 2019. The highly interactive exhibition also invites guests to share personal photos and stories of their dogs on a photo wall. As a special...

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