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Bubblefest 2014 [+ Giveaway!]

[Complimentary Media Tickets Provided]

Bubblefest 2014 is back at Discovery Science Center this month with shows running through April 20th, 2014 and believe me when I say, it truly is, a must-see event for kids. I have 4 tickets to give away today which include general admission plus the Mega Bubblefest Laser Show! ENTER BELOW!!! Seriously. Your kids will love it.

Every year around Spring Break time Bubblefest returns to The Cube for a day of hands-on family fun.

The Mega Bubblefest Laser Show is a separate ticket event featuring Bubble Scientist Deni Yang as he works his magic and does things with bubbles you would not think were possible unless you saw them with your own eyes!

There are bubbles, bubbles, and more bubbles! Spinning bubbles, kids in bubbles, bouncing bubbles, bubbles within bubbles, even smoking bubbles!

I had the opportunity to experience the show this week with my four and seven year old. Both of which were in awe during the entire experience.  As if the show weren’t spectacular enough on it’s own (it is), Discovery Science Center has an entire Bubblefest XVIII exhibit outside the main attraction tent, which is included with general admission.

There were multiple bounce houses, bubble exhibits for the kids to make their own giant bubbles, learning centers about the science behind bubbles, even a Bubble Sphere Activity where the kids could be IN a bubble on water. Haven’t seen smiles that big on my girls in awhile!

We spent a few hours in this area alone.

Bubblefest 2014 Information

Bubblefest Ticket Prices:

Adult Admission w/Laser Bubble show: $22.95pp
Child Admission (ages 3 – 14)  w/ Laser Bubble Show: $19.95
Senior Admission (ages 62+) w/ Laser Bubble Show: $19.95

The Mega Bubblefest Laser Show Times run day at 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm.

Click here to buy tickets.

Hooray! It’s a Tiny Giveaway! Going to be a quick one! Get your entries in ASAP. Good luck!
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StinkyKids the Musical [+ Giveaway!]

StinkyKids the Musical

[Sponsored]

StinkyKids the Musical, based on the popular StinkyKids book series is coming to the award winning The Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre this month and I have a family 4-pack of tickets to giveaway! Enter below!

But first, a little more about this show and the characters who live by the motto, “Always be a leader of good.”

The show follows the story of Britt, a girl who never gets in trouble and loves making her friends happy, as she wakes up with an epic wad of gum in her hair. The horror! She worries her parents will cancel the trip to the brand new MegaJumper 3000 at Captain Happy’s Jumpy-Fun-Super-Bouncy Indoor Place! What will she do? Will she get to go?

Named the winner of “Best Family Show” by the Off Broadway Alliance is suitable for kids ages 3 and up and is sure to be a hit with kids and adults of all ages.

StinkyKids the Musical Information 

Dates:

Friday, April 4 & 11 ~ 7:00pm
Saturday, April 5 & 12 ~ 1:00pm and 6:00pm
Sunday, April 6 & 13 ~ 1:00 pm and 6:00pm
Thursday & Friday, April 10th and 11 ~ 10:00am

StinkyKids Pre-Parties:

On April 5th and 6th, kids can attend a special pre-show party from 11:30am – 12:45pm ending right before the 1pm performance. Tickets to this separate ticket event are $20 per child and include a photo, crafts, face painting, story and treat. Lunches will be available for sale.

General Ticket Prices:

$18 for children 14 and younger; $20 for adults.

Hooray! It’s a Tiny Giveaway! Enter below to win a family 4-pack of tickets to see StinkyKids the Musical! Good luck! It’s a QUICK giveaway – only one day – so get your entries in today!!

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Free Guardianship Planning Workshops

Free Guardianship Planning Workshops

[Sponsor]

DeDe Soto of The Soto Law Group is hosting two free guardianship planning workshops next month at newly opened (and amazing) The Dailey Method Newport Beach barre studio.

Here three reasons why you should sign up today:

1. Choosing the right guardians for your kids is one of the most important decisions you can make as a parent. DeDe will teach you how to avoid making any of the six common mistakes families make when naming legal guardians for their minor children.

2. Have you ever wondered what exactly an estate plan is? Or if you need one? DeDe will tell you exactly what is entailed in putting one together and how to get started.

3. These two guardianship planning workshops are free to attend and offer free childcare! Essentially, you have nothing to lose by going and everything to gain.

Here’s the info!

Date Night for Parents

Friday, April 4th, 2014 at 6:30pm
Couples can attend together, enjoy some much deserved Friday night drinks and apps

Light Brunch

Thursday, April 10th at 10:30am
Light brunch will be served

Free childcare is available both events at The Dailey Method. Registration for attendance and childcare is required due to limited space.

There will also be raffles and other fun prizes.

Reserve your spot by calling 888-735-7686 or click here to sign up online.

Big City Moms Biggest Baby Shower Ever

The Biggest Baby Shower Ever LA

The Biggest Baby Shower LA presented by Big City Moms might be unlike any baby shower you have ever seen. So, if you are a new or expecting mom, or if you KNOW a new or expecting mom, send on this info to check out all the Biggest Baby Shower LA has to offer for glowing mamas. Let me tell you what to expect (hee hee…!)

Taking place on Tuesday, March 18th from 6 – 9:30pm in the Guerin Pavilion at The Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, attendees can expect to find over 70 of the best companies in the baby industry representing baby gear, accessories, clothing, skin care, parenting services, retailers and more.

Click here for a full list of Biggest Baby Shower LA 2014 Sponsors.

Rub Your Belly For Good Luck

At the event you can play games to win prizes including strollers, high chairs, diaper bags, car seats, bedding, bibs, clothing, decor and more. Plus, everyone will go home with a gift bag.

Register Today 

Many tickets are sold out, however, there are still Basic tickets available for the event only at the cost of $50/person.  A waitlist is also available for the Standard Pass which includes a gift bag, access to seminars, samples, shopping, treats and mocktails.

Susanne and I are going to check it out on Tuesday. Follow @TinyOrangesOC on Instagram to see pics of our favorite baby/moms finds!

www.babyshowerla.bigcitymoms.com

Meleesa the Salon Event

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[Sponsored]

Meleesa the Salon in Huntington Beach is giving clients the opportunity to press “reset” on their hair with a special Hair Vitality Blends launch event on Tuesday, March 18th from 10am – 6pm and you won’t believe all they are providing. Completely complimentary. Read on.

Our locks take a beating, right ladies? Color, highlights, heat, caps, ponies, sun, you name it.

The new Hair Vitality Blends from Meleesa Salon is like detox for your hair. 

Meleesa of Meleesa the Salon, spent years searching for natural products such as crushed herbs, fruits, and vegetables she used as a child in her native Costa Rica to heal and condition her hair and scalp.

As a result, she has has developed a line of Hair Vitality Blends to nourish the hair and scalp using vitamins, minerals, and essential living ingredients needed to restore. Consider it an apology to damaged hair.

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The Hair Vitality Blends by Meleesa are custom made to treat different types of hair issues.

For dry hair, the Fountain of Youth Hair Moisture Masque uses avocado, coconut milk and shea butter oil to replenish moisture levels.

If you have been hitting the curling or flat iron too hard, the Rainforest Restore Extreme Moisture Masque uses banana, coconut milk, honey, emu oil and aloe vera to reverse drying effects.

If split ends and broken hair are an issue for you, The Tree of Life Reconstructing Masque can rebuild and strengthen proteins in your hair using greek yogurt, avocado, emu oil, tahitian monio oil and honey.

Vitality Event

Come to Meleesa the Salon on March 18th from 10am to 6pm to enjoy complimentary hair vitality treatments, scalp massages (heaven), free blowouts (woooo hoo!) and enzyme peels.

They will also be offering 20% off all retail purchases and a complimentary future Face Bar facial with the purchase of select skincare products.

The event will also feature the launch of their new Neuma line of sustainably produced, high-end hair care products. Meleesa the Salon is one of a short list of OC hair salons that carries it.

And, of course, there will be a fun goody bag to take home (my favorite.)

RSVP by calling the salon to book an appointment at 714.969.7199

They have 10 spots reserved for Tiny Oranges readers, so let them know you are one when you call!

meleesa Meleesa opened her salon in the fall of 2005 with a vision for offering unmatched services. She offers all-star talent specializing in color, cutting, style and extensions in an eclectic, energizing setting.

Meleesa also believes in empowering clients to be able to recreate the salon look at home.

Styling Lessons are a big part of Meleesa and her team’s relationships with their clients, both as part of a regular hair service, and also as separate class offerings.

The salon also boast a unique Braid Bar (fun!) where clients can get a chic braid for an event, and also add on a make-up application by Marie for $35.

Right around the corner, the Face Bar will open and include a full facial service menu including treatments such as lash and brow services.

To learn more, visit, www.meleesathesalon.com or follow Meleesa the Salon on Facebook.