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Jamba Kids Day

Hear Ye! Hear Ye!  Tomorrow is Jamba Kids Day.  What does that mean?  It means that along with all the other fun and awesome things kids get to do, they also get to have a free smoothie tomorrow. On Saturday July 27, Jamba Juice will be handing out FREE Jamba Kids smoothies from 11am – 4pm at participating Jamba locations. Kids under 8 will receive a free smoothie.

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My favorite Sample Sales are here again!

Get ready... our Warehouse Sale is coming soon!

Are your kids driving you nuts yet? Who needs some retail therapy? I do! I do! Well, it’s a good weekend to go shopping! The Splendid and Ella Moss warehouse sale is this weekend. For more details, check out my last post on the Splendid sale.



Hudson Jeans is also having a warehouse sale this weekend. Check out my last post on their sample sale. This might be your last chance because Joe’s Jeans just acquired Hudson.

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Several great apps have popped up for free.  Get them while they’re FREE!

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  • Toca Band app is free–normally, it costs $1.99. This is a musical app where your child can play with a variety of sounds to create all sorts of music. You just might want to get a pair of earplugs ready though!  This app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later.

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  • Where’s My Water: If you were too “frugal” to download the full $0.99 version like me, now is your chance.  It’s the first time ever this app has gone free so go help Swampy guide the water to his shower.

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FREE App: Stella and Sam Story Pack

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The Stella and Sam series is based on a Canadian TV show and the corresponding best selling picture books.  My kids love these interactive stories that are a combination storybook and cartoon.  This app will appeal to young children ages 1-7.   Stella and Sam Story Pack includes all five of the Sam and Stella adventures and usually retails for $5.99.  It is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.  Get it while it’s free!

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FREE App: Mystery Math Town

In celebration of summer, Mystery Math Town is free for today only!  Your kids can add, subtract and even multiply their way to rescue fireflies through town.  Normally, it costs $1.99.  Compatible with the iPhone only–the iPad app is still $2.99.

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Hi friends!  The nice people at Orange Empire Railway Museum offered me 4 tickets for this weekend.  We can’t make it out there because it is my daughter’s preschool graduation so leave a comment if you want them.



AMF Summer UnPlugged - Free bowling for kids all summer long!

Unplugged and I’m not referring to a cool acoustic concert.  It’s AMF’s free summer bowling program where your kids can bowl for free.  Just register them here and your kids can bowl two games a day for free.  Shoe rentals are not included.  Too bad AMF can’t throw in some free acoustic concerts while we’re watching our kids bowl.  See you at the bowling alley!

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FREE App: Toca Hair Salon 2

Toca Hair Salon 2 For a limited time, Toca Hair Salon 2 is FREE–normally, it costs $1.99. This is the sequel to Toca Hair Salon, a simple app where your child can cut, color, comb, shave and blow-dry lifelike hair on six different characters.  We have this app and I can vouch that it appeals to kids of all ages!  Get it while it’s FREE!  This app is compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5 or later.  It is also available for Google play but not for free.

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Summer Movies


T minus 10 and counting–ready or not summer is upon us.  Every summer the nice folks at Regal Movie Theaters offer Regal Summer Movie Express.  Participating Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres will offer selected G or PG rated movies for only $1 on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10:00.  Remember to take your Regal Crown club card and you can get a $2 small popcorn on Tuesdays (or upgrade to a large 15,000 cal one for only $2 more).   The schedule varies depending on where you are but in Cerritos, June 25 is the first day and it runs through August 21.  In Cerritos, the location offering this is the Edwards Theater at the Town Center.  Here is the link to find the location nearest you.

Week Title Rating
6/25-6/26 The Three Stooges Ice Age: Continental Drift PG
7/2-7/3 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Parental Guidance PG
7/9-7/10 Mr. Poppers’ Penguins Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked PG
7/16-7/17 Monte Carlo Rio PG
7/23-7/24 ParaNorman Coraline PG
7/30-7/31 Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Big Miracle PG
8/6-8/7 Yogi Bear Journey 2: The Mysterious Island PG
8/13-8/14 Racing Stripes Happy Feet Too PG
8/20-8/21 African Cats Chimpanzee G

If there is a Krikorian near you, they are also offering $1 movies and even better, they’re completely free at the Buena Park location.  Click the link for movie listings: Buena Park Krikorian

For a more rustic experience, the City of Cerritos also hosts a free movie night  at Liberty Park every Monday at 8:15 p.m. Liberty Park is located at 19211 Studebaker Road.  The schedule is listed below:

  • July 8 Monsters, Inc. (G)
  • July 15 Cinderella (G)
  • July 22 Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (G)
  • July 29 Brave (PG)
  • August 5 Wreck-It Ralph (PG)
  • August 12 Nanny McPhee (PG)
  • August 19 Madagascar 3 (PG)
  • August 26 The Wizard of Oz (G)

Cerritos Library also shows free movies on Tuesday afternoons at 2 pm.

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Ice Blended yummmmmmmmmm

All this week celebrate Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s birthday with BOGO Free ice blended drinks! woohoo!

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