The Full Scoop on the Museum of Ice Cream LA

The much anticipated Museum of Ice Cream, MOIC for short, has finally opened in Los Angeles, California. Washed in a fabulous pink hue, an industrial warehouse on the periphery of the Arts District neighborhood of DTLA has transformed into a fun and imaginative space that’s worthy of social media adulation. Think Willy Wonka meets Jeff Koons…

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Where to Find Unicorns in Orange County

What is it about unicorns that have people of all ages enthralled and fascinated? Is it because underneath their single-horned foreheads and long flowing manes lies what’s essentially a beautiful and majestic steed? Or is it the magic and mysticism associated with such mythical beasts that endear them to us? Or is it simply, unicorns…

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Los Angeles Zoo Lights Display

After recovering from a flu and cold respectively, Ry and I were finally able to venture out again after what seemed to be an extremely long three-week unplanned hiatus. Since there are so many light displays currently happening in SoCal that are sadly ending soon, we decided to check out L.A. Zoo Lights. I have to…

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Winter Wonderfest at Discovery Cube Orange County

Winter Wonderfest has returned to Orange County’s Discovery Cube. For two weeks only (Dec. 17 to Jan. 8), the Discovery Cube’s backyard is transformed into a winter wonderland complete with various wintry activities for kids of all ages, including ramps for snow tubing, bunny slopes for sledding, an enclosed snow area for snowman-building and snow angel-making,…

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Hello Kitty Menu at Antonello Ristorante

So you’ve run around town on a hunt for the Hello Kitty food truck and you’ve braved the long lines at the Hello Kitty Cafe Pop-up Container inside the Irvine Spectrum Center. Now elevate your HK foodie game with a fancy sit-down meal at a well respected and revered Italian fine-dining establishment in the OC….

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Candy Shops of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile

Take a leisurely stroll down the Magnificent Mile and you’ll soon discover that Chicagoans have an undeniable affinity for the sweet stuff. There’s a chocolatier or candy shop on practically every corner. But that should come as no surprise considering the Windy City is dubbed the candy capital of the United States, and at one…

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Talk Like a Pirate Day at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Well shiver me timbers, it’s September 19th, and do you know what that means, me hearties? Yup, you guessed it. It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day – a day when folks of all ages can legitimately (and without total embarrassment) showoff their swashbuckler and buccaneer spirits, and talk and dress like a pirate. In honor…

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RiSE – Lantern Festival in America

Originally published: August 19, 2016 Updated: April 3, 2017 RiSING Together Forever on my exceptionally long bucket list is the Yi Peng Festival, an annual tradition observed in Northern Thailand where thousands of paper lanterns are lit and then released into the sky as part of a spiritual cleansing paying homage to Buddha. Initially, the…

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Things to do in Solvang with Kids

To out-of-towners, Solvang is most recognizable for its windmills that dot the Danish-themed village, while the rest of the Santa Ynez Valley is notable for the movie Sideways where a couple of middle-aged dudes embark on an epic road trip, indulging their way through one of the golden state’s wine region. What may not be apparent,…

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