Mommy-n-Me Preschool Spring 2017 registration

The ABC Adult School offers a parent education program, which is essentially a mommy-n-me preschool program.  Spring registration online began on December 16, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. or you can enroll in person at the Cuesta campus starting on January 13 at 8:00 a.m.  Spaces fill up fast but there are still plenty of classes available.  I love this program for so many reasons.  Because it is a parent participation preschool program, parents are really able to get involved with their child’s development.  Also, it encourages our toddlers to develop their social skills as well as allowing parents an opportunity to meet other parents with children of the same age.   The classes are broken up by age and held at different campuses throughout  the district.  For the youngest group, this class is very similar to Gymboree play and music classes. The pricing varies by class but it is so reasonable for the experience you & your child will be receiving.   For more information, here is a link to the website: ABC Adult School.


Portable North Pole

Can you believe Christmas is only a couple of weeks away?! Have your kids been naughty or nice? Do they need a little encouragement? Portable North Pole is a wonderful website where you can personalize a video message directly from Santa to your little one(s). It is so simple to use! Answer a couple of questions and upload a few pictures and you’re done. My kids were in awe. Oh, and best of all, it’s FREE!  If you want to upgrade to the premium Magic Pass to get more Santa screen time, extra personalization options, more photos, and incredible scenes from his village in the North Pole, then here is a discount code for you:  Happy Holidays!

Hudson Jeans warehouse sale

Hudson Jeans Sample Sale

The  Hudson warehouse sale is here again this weekend on 11/11 and 11/12  The sale is very well organized and you will find the best selection on the first day. The prices run from $15-$40. Seconds will be $20 and regular production will be $40.  By seconds, they mean there are slight imperfections and/or irregularities.  I picked up 3 pairs of seconds for the price of one at full price and I love them.  I never noticed the difference.  You do have to know your size and fit though because you cannot try anything on so stop by Nordstrom and try on a couple of pairs before you go.


If you are interested in Dia de Los Muertos, there is a free family festival at the Muckenthaler in Fullerton tomorrow.

giants banner website.jpgLa Habra Children’s museum will also be holding a Dia de Los Muertos celebration tomorrow and it also happens to be Target Free Sunday.  If you’ve never been here and you have little ones, you should definitely check it out.  Right now the special exhibit is called Time of Giants: Ice Age Animals.  It’s a little crazy during these free days but the museum has implemented a Target Day schedule that allows a more enjoyable visit.   A limited number of hand stamps are given for Museum entrance for 1:00 p.m. & 3:15 p.m time slots on the day of the event and are subject to availability. Some of the other permanent exhibits include a train room, a carousel, a dress-up theatre and a  toddler play area.  If you don’t want to fight the crowds, regular admission is $8 and children under 2 are free.

La Habra Children’s museum
301 South Euclid Street
La Habra, CA 90631

Whatever you decide to do, I hope you have a great weekend.


In n Out Cover to Cover

Cover to cover 2016It’s that time of year again–when reading = hamburgers.  Cerritos Library is currently running the Cover to Cover reading program sponsored by In-n-Out.  Read five books and get a coupon for a free hamburger, cheeseburger, or grilled cheese. All kids ages 4-12 are eligible to participate. Program runs October 3, 2016 to November 12, 2016. Earn up to three coupons per child. See a librarian in the Children’s library to sign up.

Artesia Library is also running this program from October 3rd to November 12, and you do not need a library card to register.  Check your local library to see if they have this promotion as well.  I wish they had it for adults!

Museum Day 2016

This Saturday is Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live! What does this mean? Free admission to a wide variety of participating museums! The offer is valid for TWO people on September 24, 2016. Enter your information and they will email you a ticket. What a great opportunity to visit a museum you may not have experienced yet. Here’s a list of the participating museums in our area:

Autry Museum, Glendale
Grammy Museum, Los Angeles
Heritage Museum of OC, Santa Ana
Japanese American National Museum, Little Tokyo
Santa Ana Fire Museum, Santa Ana
Zimmer Children’s Museum, Los Angeles: Offer valid on Sunday 9/25 because museum is closed on 9/24.
Whatever your plans are, have fun!