2017 Mickey’s Halloween Party Ticket Info

Mickey’s Halloween Party ticket is now on sale!!! I am trying to get tickets now since I am a Disney Visa Card Holder. 
Cardmembers get early access from July 17-23, 2017 to purchase advance tickets to Mickey’s Halloween Party at the Disneyland® Park. You can also use your Disney® Visa® Debit Card to purchase discounted tickets for September 20, 25 and 27, 2017!
This year the Halloween Party is a Park Hopper ticket that allows you to visit the Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park in one day. Ghastly good times ahead.
Enjoy haunted happenings for the whole family at Mickey’s Halloween Party. Trick-or-treating: Put on a spirited costume and explore the Disney neighborhood for spooky goodies*Halloween Screams fireworks spectacular: Watch the night sky illuminate with shimmering lightsFrightfully Fun Parade: Enjoy a procession of Disney Villains and other spook-tacular spiritsSpooktacular snapshots: Snag photo opportunities with popular Disney Pals and legendary Disney Vi…

AtGames Announces Pre-order Date for New Atari 2600/Sega Genesis Consoles

AtGames today announced that pre-orders will start on July 28th for the new Atari Flashback 8 Gold and Sega Genesis Flashback consoles that will be shipping Fall 2017. Each console includes an amazing selection of built-in Atari 2600 and Sega Genesis 16-bit games, respectively, as well as an impressive range of innovative features, including wireless controllers.

Pre-orders will be available via the websites of major retailers including Target, Best Buy and GameStop.

The all-new Atari Flashback® 8 Gold features 120 built-in all-time favorites. Games include legends like Activision’s Pitfall! and Taito’s Space Invaders, as well as many other all-time Atari 2600 classics like Kaboom!™, River Raid™, Centipede™, and Millipede™. Two all new, high performance 2.4ghz wireless controllers, styled after the Atari 2600 originals, are included, as well as two legacy controller ports for optional wired joysticks or paddles. Other all new features for the Atari Flashback® 8 Gold include 720p HDMI o…

Bring Dad to Legoland CA this Father's Day


What’s built with more than 340,000 LEGO® bricks, measures 17 feet long and was inspired by “The LEGO® Batman Movie”? It’s the life-size LEGO® Batmobile from Chevrolet and it will be on display at LEGOLAND California Resort from June 13 – July 4, 2017 for Park guests to see! The special appearance of The LEGO Batmobile is in honor of the release of “The LEGO®Batman Movie” from Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment which debuts on Blu-ray on June 13!
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble—LEGO Batman—s…

Disney Pixar Cars 3 Tour at Autry Museum of the American West, with Healthy Eating and Dole in mind

The Walt Disney Company and Dole Food Company continuetheir multi-year healthy living initiative with Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, featuring consumerpromotions, digital integrations, in-store activities and Disney-branded fruits and vegetables. The ongoingcollaboration serves as part of a nutrition alliance aimed at helping parents encourage their kids andfamilies to make healthier food choices and formally launched last fall with a successful campaign aroundDisney’s Moana.
The latest promotion, Disney Beauty and the Beast, features Belle, Beast, Lumiere and other belovedcharacters on DOLE Bananas, Pineapples and salads, and will continue through April 16. Thesecharacters also serve as the inspiration for a host of healthy recipes, serving suggestions and nutritiontips.
The Disney Mickey Check is a quick and easy way for families toidentify healthier food and beverage options in stores, on-air, on-line, at Disney theme parks and resorts,and other places where Disney products are sold.…

Introducing Tesloop at Colony Palms Hotel


Travel between Los Angeles/Orange County and Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs in a chauffered Tesla on Tesloop. Tesloop is your sustainable transportation option that provides an experience that is more pleasant than driving your car, all on zero emissions. 

When you arrive at the Colony Palms Hotel, you'll find a mix of modern luxuries with a dash of romance and tranquil getaway. Enjoy the Purple Palm Restaurantfeaturing an imaginative menu of new American cuisine inspired by seasonal ingredients, newly renovatedThe Spafor rejuvenating spa treatments, or simply lounge poolside with cocktail in hand. 

Receive 20% off a one-way trip from Los Angeles/Orange County to Colony Palms Hotel and 20% off best available room rates

BRIO Tuscan Grille: In Celebration of Moms, BRIO Offers Seasonal, Chef-Inspired Features on May 13 & 14, Mother's Day Weekend

There are so many reasons to celebrate moms, and BRIO Tuscan Grille locations across the U.S. are offering many special dishes to make this holiday memorable. On May 13 and 14, BRIO is offering unique Mother's Day features, available until 3 p.m. (all BRIO restaurants will open early at 10 a.m. on May 14.) These dishes include: Frittata Al Forno: Eggs, angel hair, bacon, caramelized onions, spinach, artichokes, Asiago,  Parmesan cream and fresh fruitSicilian Omelette: Ham, bacon, sausage, caramelized onions, roasted tomatoes, Mozzarella, brunch potatoesHam & Biscuit Benedict: Poached cage free eggs, grilled asparagus, hollandaise, brunch potatoesBerries & Cream French Toast: Cream cheese stuffed, baconShrimp & Grits: Black pepper shrimp, creamy smoked Gouda polenta, poached cage-free eggs ciabattaChicken Sorrentino: Pesto marinated chicken, Romano crusted eggplant, tomato compote, whipped Ricotta, basil, lemon vinaigretteFresh Catch with Seasonal Vegetable Salad: Light…

GIVEAWAY: 2017 California Strawberry Festival May 20 & 21 in Oxnard CA

It's that time of year again and I can't wait to visit the CA Strawberry Festival!!

This year I am hosting a giveaway

Contest information:
I am giving away a 4 pack of tickets that are being sponsored by the CA Strawberry Festival. You must be 18 years old to enter. I will be mailing the tickets to the randomly selected winner via US Mail with delivery confirmation. Although this is a sponsored giveaway I am not affiliated with the Festival but I can't wait to see you all there. 
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Last year we traveled from Union Station by train to the festival and we had a blast. We will be doing the same this year. Check out the discount rates here: We left Union Station, made stops along the way, and arrived in Oxnard where buses took us to the festival gates. If you travel by train remember to bring a backpack to carry all of your strawberries home.
Kids have a kingdom of their very own at the 2017 California Straw…