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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What a Wonderful World music book by Kidioke Media

The benefits of reading and listening to music for children are undeniable. According to KidsHealth.org, “…early introduction to music does more than entertain. It can kick-start learning, serve as an important cue in a child’s routine, and offer lifelong benefits. Music contributes to what experts call “a rich sensory environment.” This simply means exposing kids to a wide…

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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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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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Irvine Adventure Playground, Where Play Inspires

I’ll just get straight to the point. The recently reopened Adventure Playground at the City of Irvine University Community Park is simply AWESOME! It’s what playgrounds should strive to be. It’s a space where kids can roam free and exercise their independence through unstructured exploratory play. They can dig holes in the sandpits, build castles…

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Anaheim’s Abuzz at Billy Beez

Anaheim has always been abuzz, but now there’s another reason for the fanfare. A fairly recent addition to the indoor playground scene in Orange County, Billy Beez at the Anaheim GardenWalk entertainment complex adjacent to Disneyland is 17,000+ square feet of guaranteed fun for children of all ages. The key features of Billy Beez includes…

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Chubby Cheek Cafe

Similar to my previous post on Little Prince Kids’ Café, Chubby Cheek Café is an Asian-American fusion restaurant located in the City of Industry with two different indoor play spaces separated by age group; 18 months and younger and those older than 18 months. The play area dedicated to infants under 18 months old is…

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