SoCal Family Week of Fun!

SoCal Family Week of Fun!

Oh man oh man, I am still recovering from our week of fun. Why didn't anyone warn me that filling our week with so much fun would be so exhausting? Haha. As tiring as it was, it was completely worth it. We spent the week touring our beloved Southern California. We went from Santa Monica, to Hollywood, to Long Beach, all the way down to Carlsbad... and back! Luckily for us we were traveling in both style and luxury in the 2018 Buick Enclave Avenir

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Are You Ready Marvel Fans? Avengers #InfinityWar is COMING!

Are You Ready Marvel Fans? Avengers #InfinityWar is COMING!

Where are my Marvel fans? You know what’s coming right? Marvel Studios Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters everywhere April 27th! Do you have your tickets yet? Because, in case you didn’t know it’s kind of a big deal. This is it! This is like… the pinnacle, the culmination, basically it’s what we’ve all been waiting for.  It's like a party and EVERYONE is invited! 

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Be confident, be bold, be you. I Feel Pretty is in theaters Friday! #FeelPretty

 Be confident, be bold, be you. I Feel Pretty is in theaters Friday! #FeelPretty

If you follow me over on Instagram, then you would know that my 2018 word of the year is CONFIDENCE. It is the one area, the one part of me, of who I am, that has always been missing, that has never been there. Now, raising two daughters, in the world that we live in, suddenly lacking confidence didn't seem okay. It seemed like I was doing myself (and my daughters) an injustice. So, I'm working on it. 

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Spring is here... and so is the Knott's Berry Farm #BoysenberryFestival!

Spring is here... and so is the Knott's Berry Farm #BoysenberryFestival!

Guess what time of year it is?! It's Boysenberry Festival time at Knott's Berry Farm! To be fair, every single time I visit Knott's Berry Farm I say that it's my favorite time of year, but we have so much fun throughout the whole year. Every single season is memorable! 

Open daily from Friday, March 16th – Sunday, April 8th

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Hello Kitty Has a New Home at Universal Studios Hollywood

Hello Kitty Has a New Home at Universal Studios Hollywood

Every single time that I visit Universal Studios Hollywood, there is something new and awesome to see. Today was no different and was a pretty exciting day for me because I got to tour the brand new Animation Studio Store that just opened in Universal Studios. It is no secret that I am a HUGE Hello Kitty fan. I've loved Hello Kitty for as long as I can remember. This store takes Hello Kitty to a whole new level of cuteness, maybe even a level of cuteness that we didn't know existed until now.  Did I pique your interest? Check out some of the stuff you can look forward to. 

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Get Ready for Movie Night with Disney #PixarCOCO!

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Whenever we are really super excited about a movie, the first thing my girls say as we walk out of the theater is, "Mom when can we watch it at home?!" Coco was no exception, my girls could not wait for a Coco movie night. Well we've had Coco on digital for a couple of weeks now, but there is just something fun about getting the DVD too. 

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Thank you to Allied Contigo for the fun crafts and gifts. How cute is this COCO frame? I had so much fun painting it. Yes, I did it. I used it as an excuse to get some quiet craft time in for myself. Although, I think I'll go pick one up for my girls now. 

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Frames play a key role in Coco. For Día de Muertos frames are used to display photos of loved ones that have passed and are placed on ofrendas.

You can find these cute DIY frames at Toys-R-Us for $12.99.  The frame set includes: 1 Wooden Frame, Sticker Sheet, Foam Sticker Sheet, 2 Markers, 6 paints and a paintbrush. 

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Oh man, I have to say I haven't done something so challenging when it comes to crafting in a really long time. When I opened up this package my mouth dropped, the paint by number that I was thinking of was a lot less intense. But I was up for the challenge. And I have to say I was pretty proud of myself when it was done. 

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Isn't it so pretty?! I can't wait to hang it up on the wall. My girls kinda loved it too and they were really proud of me. 

**GIVEAWAY** WIN A DIY COCO FRAME

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How would you like to win one of these fun DIY picture frames? All you have to do is leave me a comment below telling me your favorite character from Coco and don't forget to leave your email too so I can let you know if you win! 

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Disney•Pixar’s “COCO” is NOW AVAILABLE in HD, 4K Ultra HD™, Movies Anywhere and 4K Ultra HD™ & Blu-ray™.

Disney PIXAR COCO Coming to Digital TODAY!

Disney PIXAR COCO Coming to Digital TODAY!

I had the best time celebrating the upcoming digital release of Disney PIXAR COCO at the historic Placita Olvera or Olvera St. We were not only treated to a delicious dinner (and margaritas) at El Paseo Inn, but we were lucky enough to be in the company of Anthony Gonzales, the voice of Miguel accompanied by the Mariachi Divas and folklorico dancers. 

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Good Grief! There's so much fun happening at #KnottsPeanutsCelebration!

Good Grief! There's so much fun happening at #KnottsPeanutsCelebration!

Thank you Knott's Berry Farm for inviting me and my family to join in all the fun for #KnottsPeanutsCelebration! We had such a great time, I love capturing moments that we are making as a family and sharing them with all of you. As always, all opinions and photos are my own. 

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Museum Free-for-All Day January 28, 2018

Museum Free-for-All Day January 28, 2018

We are so lucky to be living in Los Angeles, where we are surrounded by history and culture and so many incredible museums. Thanks to SoCal Museums for putting together this list and reminding us that LA Metro is a great way to travel throughout the city.  Check out the list below, pick a museum to check out with the family and get out and make some memories. Now is your chance to show your kids a taste of what Los Angeles and Southern California has to offer. 

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See Cirque du Soleil's LUZIA: A Waking Dream of Mexico before it leaves LA (40% discount inside)

See Cirque du Soleil's LUZIA: A Waking Dream of Mexico before it leaves LA (40% discount inside)

LUZIA: A Waking Dream of Mexico is a more than a show, it's an experience for the entire family. Los Angeles, we are so lucky to have such a wonderful show right here in our backyard and lucky for you, I am sharing with you a 40% off discount. Keep reading for some of my favorite highlights of the night and for the link to the discount. 

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I said it and I meant it, Ask Me Anything

I said it and I meant it, Ask Me Anything

Recently, in an effort to both get to know myself while being more transparent with my followers,  I posed the question, ASK ME ANYTHING, on InstaStories and Snapchat. If you’re not following me on either platform, you’re missing out, because this is where I document my day to day stuff and confessions of how I’m really feeling. I asked you to go ahead and ask me anything and promised to answer in both forms, here on my blog and on InstaStories. So.. without further ado.. Here are the answers to ASK ME ANYTHING. (Insert monkey covering his eyes emoji here)

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#MyLittlePonyMovie Digital Release Party (plus Duff's Cakemix New Studio)

#MyLittlePonyMovie Digital Release Party (plus Duff's Cakemix New Studio)

Isn't that the best face ever?! You have no idea how happy I am to have captured this moment. You would think that this was the face she made when she realized that today’s the day! My Little Pony: The Movie is now available on Digital. But, No, this was the face of when she realized she was speaking to Twilight Sparkle herself, voice actress Tara Strong. 

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide- What's Under our Christmas Tree!

2017 Holiday Gift Guide- What's Under our Christmas Tree!

Throughout the year I have worked with so many amazing brands, companies and studios that have been generous enough to send gifts my way. Now, whether or not it's the best idea to stock pile them in my closet or not, that's what I do. I save them for Christmas. Well, guess what time of year it is. It's Christmas!! Not everything you see here was gifted to me, some of these are what I have chosen to give my girls and other family members. So in case you need some last minute gift ideas, here are some of the gifts that will be under our Christmas tree this year. 

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Ferdinand, The Story of A Bull with a Big Heart-- Now In Theaters!

Ferdinand, The Story of A Bull with a Big Heart-- Now In Theaters!

FERDINAND tells the story of a giant bull with a big heart. After being mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. Set in Spain, Ferdinand proves you can't judge a bull by its cover.

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It's official! I'm a fan! Star Wars #TheLastJedi is in Theaters NOW!

It's official! I'm a fan! Star Wars #TheLastJedi is in Theaters NOW!

If you were to have told me a month or two ago that I would be a fan of Star Wars, I would have laughed and probably smiled while flipping you the bird, because, that's just who I am. And up until last week, I had never seen one Star Wars movie. Like, ever. At all.  #TheLastJedi

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Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

There is something magical in the air, just in time for the Holidays. This year, Universal Studios Hollywood has turned Hogwarts castle into an even more magical version of itself. Whether you are a fan of Harry Potter or not, the lights at Hogwarts are beautiful and breathtaking. "Christmas in the Wizarding World of Harry Potter" takes place nightly now through January 8. 

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