Friday, December 19, 2014

106th Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade - Now Thru Dec. 21st

Need a cheap, fun, family-friendly activity this weekend? Let me recommend to you the Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade, going on now through December 21st!

Dazzling lights, astounding displays on gorgeous yachts and tons of holiday cheer await you. You can either watch the parade from select restaurants, hotels, chartered yachts, reserved seating locations or just along the route of the parade (free).

The festivities start at 6:30pm off of Bay Island and ends at around 9:00pm.

For a great list of other events going on during the holidays, check out the Orange County December Holiday Events post series by

happy holidays!

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

5th Annual OC ReStores Holiday Food Drive Thru Dec 24th

The 5th Annual ReStore OC Holiday Food Drive is going on now through December 24th. Give back this holiday season by donating food items at both Habitat OC ReStore locations.

All food items will be delivered to Second Harvest Food Bank in Orange County.

Non-perishable canned goods or dried foods as well as certain personal care items are needed. See the image above for more info.

If you donate 3 items you will receive a ReStore discount coupon and be entered to win a $50 ReStore gift certificate! Donate a minimum of 3 items each week to receive extra entires.

While you're there pick up your raffle tickets for the Kitchenaid Outdoor Grill Raffle. Tickets are available at both stores now through December 30th. This baby is valued at $2500!

Anaheim OC Restore
400 S. Village Way
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Santa Ana ReStore
400 S. Village Way
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Give back then kick back.

Monday, December 1, 2014

VIE ACTIVE U.S. Store Opening Party Dec. 4th

The Store Opening will take place Thursday, December 4th.

Here's a fun activity if you're planning to be in the LA area (or are just looking for something to do) on the evening of Thursday, December 4th:

VIE ACTIVE of Australia is throwing a party for its first U.S. Store Opening in Venice on Thursday, December 4th, 2014. Head to the store on Abbot Kinney for the festivities, taking place between 6:30pm and 9:00pm.

Expect complimentary wine, light appetizers and music. Meet VIE ACTIVE's designer and personal trainer, Noa Ries!

1218 Abbot Kinney ​Blvd
Venice, CA 90291