Monday, April 30, 2018

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at House Blues Saturday May 5th

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with ‘Loco Brews, Loco Grooves’ at House of Blues Anaheim

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with House of Blues Anaheim’s ultimate craft beer, food and music festival, “Loco Brews, Loco Grooves.”
We love the festivities House of Blues and the food is always delish. Paired with awesome musical entertainment.. it is always a great time!

Here are all the details on the day after Cinco de Mayo celebration.... Saturday, May 5, 2018
The fiesta will feature some of Orange County’s finest local breweries, hottest local bands, and tastiest culinary creations from Executive Chef Jeremy Cantwell.

Cinco de Mayo-inspired food stations will be positioned throughout the venue, along with craft beer samplings from 25 local breweries and tunes from 20 local bands scheduled to perform in 4 different entertainment spaces.
Food Stations
Arroz con Leche, Bacon Dogs & Nachos, Carnitas Fries, Churro Bites, Loaded Jalapeno Poppers, Quesadillas, Street Corn, Street Tacos, Tamales
Ace Cider, Ballast Point Brewing, Barley Forge Brewing Co., Black Plague Brewing, Bootleggers Brewery, Chapman Crafted Beer, Cismontane Brewing Co., Coronado Brewing Company, Evans Brewing Co., Fall Brewing, Firestone, Four Sons Brewing, Golden Road Brewing, Green Flash, Gunwhale Ales, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, Latitude 33 Brewing, Left Coast Brewing Co., Modern Times Beer, Pizza Port Brewing Company, Saint Archer Brewing Company, Stereo Brewing, Stone Brewing, Towne Park Brew Co., Unsung Brewing Co.
Band Set Times and Locations
Music Hall
2-3:30 p.m.       DJ West Coast Dave
3:30-4 p.m.       Daniel Bonte
4:45-5:15 p.m. Solution
6-6:30 p.m.      Wild Wild Monsters
7:15-7:45 p.m. Vispera
8:15-8:45 p.m. Manantial de Fuego
The Parish
4-4:30 p.m.       Esco Music
5:15-5:45 p.m. Vinnie and the Hooligans
6:30-7 p.m.      Devil Season
7:45-8:15 p.m. Fehr Rivas
9-9:30 p.m.      Half Past Two
Foundation Room
4-4:30 p.m.       Cupero
5:15-5:45 p.m. Carlos Se
6:30-7 p.m.      Giuliana
7:45-8:15 p.m. Cinco Santos
2-3:30 p.m.       DJ Scotty Blaze
3:30-4 p.m.       The Whooligans
4:45-5:15 p.m. Lazy Brad Lewis
6-6:30 p.m.      Stevie Talks
7:15-7:45 p.m. Headshine
VIP: 2-9 p.m.
General Admission: 3-9 p.m.

General Admission (All Ages)
$12 per person, includes entry and live entertainment from 20 local bands positioned throughout 4 different entertainment spaces within the venue. Does not include food and beverage. 
$15 per wristband, Includes (5) tabs per wristband  to be used toward redeeming beer samples, food and non-alcoholic beverages.
1 tab = 1 beer sample, 2 tabs = 1 food item 
VIP Admission (21+ Only)
$60 per person, includes 2 entrance tickets, 2 wristbands, and entry to the VIP hour (2-3 p.m.) VIP hour includes complimentary food and beverage for one hour, no tabs from wristband are required during this time.
The new House of Blues Anaheim (at GardenWalk)
400 West Disney Way, Suite 337, Anaheim, CA
Free parking available at GardenWalk for first hour. Follow along with #HOBAnaheim
Call (714) 778-2583 or visit
Have fun all!

Friday, April 27, 2018

Perfect Getaway to Idyllybrook Gazebo Under 2 Hours From Orange County

Idyllbrook Gazebo Steps to Strawberry Creek & Indoor Outdoor Relaxation!

In love with this cabin.. yes I wrote indoor outdoor!
Experience Idyllwild has some amazing hidden gems to vacation in.

Idyllbrook Gazebo Cabin offers a lovely two in one. What do I mean by that?!
You can experience the wonders of vacationing in a home away from home cabin or you can walk steps down to the gazebo creek side and listen to the brook stream down from the outdoor indoor gazebo.

Experience Idyllwild does such an amazing job with each of their properties offering a unique individual feel to each cabin. Look at this kitchen!

My family was in awe over how peaceful and safe we felt outdoors in nature with just all sorts of wildlife around us.
Let's back up a bit...

Saturday, April 7, 2018

Celebrate 4th of July at The Queen Mary! #QueenMary

Festivities for the 4th of July at the Queen Mary with Fireworks Show!

All-American 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Display at The Queen Mary Tickets on Sale NOW!
PC the Queen Mary

This years event will have ... Multiple Stages with Live Entertainment, Family-Friendly Activities, Arts & Crafts, a Parade, Food, Strolling Performers and More Throughout the Legendary Ship!
Let freedom ring and celebrate Independence Day aboard the majestic Queen Mary with a full day of live entertainment, family-friendly activities, delicious food, spectacular drinks from multiple bars, carnival games, and more on Wednesday, July 4 from 2 - 10 p.m. The red, white and blue celebration is a ship-wide event, culminating with one of SoCal’s top 4th of July fireworks display above one of America’s “shining seas.”

Friday, April 6, 2018

Lucille's Bar-B-Que Teams Up to Support #AutismAwareness this April with "Round It Up"

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que Teams Up With Autism Speaks, Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center and Grant a Gift Autism Foundation

To Increase Acceptance and Understanding of Autism Family-owned, award-winning barbeque destination Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que is teaming up with Autism Speaks, Southwest Autism Research & Resource Center and Grant a Gift Autism Foundation to help increase understanding and acceptance of autism.

The April campaign marks World Autism Month.

Our family was blessed with our son 6 years ago. Around 18 months I noticed behavioral and cognitive delays. Autism diagnosis came at age 3 and we have worked very hard with our son and his team to bring him to meet and exceed goals at hand.

Today he is on track to be in Gen Ed for 1st grade and was tested as gifted academically! He is 6 and educationally just brilliant!

There are hard days, good days, days I cry over our goals met and days I cry over a struggle that my boy knows he wants to overcome!

Autism is not the same for everyone, but, everyone on the Autism Spectrum wants the same and deserves the same as each one of us!

We all want friends, to love and to be loved.... everything else is just an added bonus.
We are so grateful to Lucille's for giving back and helping spread awareness for Autism.
Here are the deets:

Prep for Summer with #OCParks Summer Concerts & Movies! Free #FamilyFun in OC

Summer is Almost Here - Prep and Plan some Summer Fun for the Whole Family Locally

It is not always easy to find things to do let alone free family fun but... let OC Parks help!
Celebrate the summer season with 10 Free Concerts + 14 free movie screenings at OC Parks June 16 – September 14
The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to present the annual #OCParks Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema film series.
Enjoy summer nights at the parks with free concerts and movie screenings in a family-friendly atmosphere.
All events will include free parking with food and drink available for purchase. Dates and times vary per series.
Details of the Music Events-

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

April #OCParks Info - Plan A Day Of Fun Outdoors This Spring

Line up April with Hikes, Outdoor Kids Fun and Try New Things at OC Parks!

April 2018 Events Calendar for all OC Parks venues including regional, wilderness and historical parks sites, and beaches. 
Some highlight activities in the month include: 
April 7  - Caspers Adventure Day at Caspers Wilderness Park
April 7, 8-  Rattlesnake Awareness Day at Orange County Zoo
April 8  - The Mysterious World of O'Neill Park at O'Neill Regional Park
April 21 - Kids' Fishing Derby at Tri-City Regional Park
April 21 - Irvine Ranch Jamboree: Explore OC's Agricultural Past at Irvine Ranch Historic Park
April 22 - Birding Walk at Laguna Coast Wilderness Park 

Monday, April 2, 2018

O'Neill Collaborates with Sanrio for a Hello Kitty Girls Summer Swim Line! #ONeill #HelloKitty

Sanrio and O’Neill Partner for O’Neill♥ Hello Kitty Collection Launching Summer 2018

Have you heard?! Cuteness coming your way just in time for Summer fun!
Hot off the press....