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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Winter Wonderfest at Discovery Cube Orange County

Winter Wonderfest has returned to Orange County’s Discovery Cube. From now through January 7, the Discovery Cube’s backyard is transformed into a winter wonderland complete with various wintry activities for kids of all ages. There’s ramps for snow tubing, bunny slopes for sledding, an enclosed snow area for snowman-building and snow angel-making, and more. All this,…

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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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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 people 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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Unique Stays for Solo Budget Travelers

During my solo traveling days I typically preferred the more unique, quirky, and unusual lodgings over the traditional and standard fare. And to be honest, what oftentimes dictated where I slept was my wallet rather than a desire for luxurious amenities such as high thread count sheets, plush robes, lovely scented toiletries, and a mini-bar. Don’t get me wrong, I’d never turn those…

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