Spoil The Mom In Your Life With A treatment From Burke Williams

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Spoil Mom With A treatment From Burke Williams


The idea of rest and relaxation is something all moms crave. Time where we can close our eyes, let our bodies de-stress and let someone else pamper us is priceless. We feel so recharged and clear headed afterwards, it often makes us better moms. So dads, if any of you are reading this, now is your chance to spoil the special lady your kids call mom.

Burke Williams has three special Gift Card Packages to celebrate Mother’s Day this year and each exclusive package includes the all-new Passion Fruit and Agave Pedicure, a nourishing pedicure that’s paired with a selection of Burke Williams signature services.

  1.  “Relax”: The “Relax” package includes  the Passion Fruit and Agave Pedicure with her choice of a 50-minute Pure Relaxation Massage -or- Spa Style facial starting at just $149 ($189 value or higher).
  2. Escape”: The Escape package includes a Passion Fruit and Agave Pedicure, a 50-minute Pure Relaxation Massage -and- a 50-minute Spa Style facial all starting at $249 ($308 value or higher).
  3. For Two: A Special Mother / Daughter Experience”: welcomes mothers and daughters to share in a relaxing experience and enjoy the nourishing Passion Fruit and Agave Pedicure with their choice of a 50-minute Pure Relaxation Massage -or- a 50-minute Spa Style facial for just $299 ($378 value).

***Guests must be 18 years of age to enjoy a massage. Pedicure services are not available at the Mission Viejo spa and will be substituted with a 25-minute Salt or Sugar Glo for the Mother’s Day packages. Package pricing can vary per spa location.

Mother’s Day packages are available now through May 14. Visit a Burke Williams spa location near you or online at www.burkewilliamsspa.com for gift cards and reservations by location. Go beyond the spa with Burke Williams this Mother’s Day.

Summer Camp: $75 off Digital Media Academy




It’s that time if the year to start planning summer camps for the kids! Don’t let them sit home all summer, keep their brains active and social by enrolling them in Digital Media Academy. Summer Camps at DMA are Filling Fast so don’t wait!

Save $75 At Digital Media Aacademy

Save $75 on each summer camp registration with code TECHFUN17*.

Digital Media Academy technology summer camps allow kids and teens to discover their passion for STEM (Science, technology, engineering, and math) through fun and exciting hands-on courses and collaboration at a location near you.

It’s our mission to foster a learning community of diversity and excellence through memorable and innovative educational experiences led by the highest-quality instructors; building skills and confidence to empower lifelong learners to follow their dreams and make a lasting impact.

We also know that, girls may shy away from subjects like science, technology, engineering, and math because they are often seen as male-dominated fields. To change that, Digital Media Academy is committed to increasing girls’ confidence in coding and STEM subjects through immersive courses taught by role models and mentors dedicated to empowering all learners, creators, and makers. DMA’s Made By Girls initiative aims to build tech confidence in young women, and was created exclusively to support early positive experiences with technology.

Learn the skills of tomorrow this summer at a location near you! With hands-on summer camps for kids and teens ages 6-17, there is no limit to what you can create this summer at Digital Media Academy.


Popular courses include Intro to Java Programming, VR & Game Design Academy, Wearable Tech & Fashion Design, and the Filmmaking Academy, and much more!


Save BIG on summer camps for a limited time! Use discount code TECHFUN17 for $75 off each summer camp registration. The savings is $35 off our Jr. Adventures courses. Don’t wait – with limited seats available, summer camps are filling fast! Offer expires 5/1/17.

Question? Call us at 866-656-3342 or send an email to [email protected] to speak with a Camp Advisor.


*$75 off all full-day tuition for our Adventures, Teen, Academy, and Pro Series courses. Jr. Adventures students can save $35 on each registration. Discount may not be combined with any other offer. Some restrictions may apply. Offer valid until Monday, May 1, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.

Video Of A Day At Digital Media Academy

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5 Delicious Boysenberry Pairings At Knott’s





We all know that dining at Amusement parks is half the fun of going. So when you head over to the Boysenberry Festival at Knott’s Berry Farm I have put together 5 delicious parings for you that won’t disappoint.  With so many amazing Boysenberry choices to pick from, these 5 should scratch the surface.

Boysenberry Pizza Paired with Boysenberry Beer


A large slice features a Boysenberry cream cheese sauce topped with caramelized onions, arugula and dime-size chunks of goat cheese and Black Forest ham. The crust is thick and fluffy and pairs well with a pint of Boysenberry Beer.

Boysenberry Nutella Crepes Paired With Boysenberry Wine


This mouthwatering crepe is filled with Nutella and fresh boysenberries, lightly dusted with powdered sugar, then drizzled with dark chocolate and strawberry sauce. It’s enough to share, but you might not want to.  Pair it with a glass of Boysenberry Wine and you will be in heaven!

Boysenberry Frybread Paired With A Boysenberry Icee


It’s like a churro but it’s flat. This Indian-style fry bread is topped with cinnamon and sugar and is filled with boysenberry jam and Nutella. It’s messy so load up on the napkins because it will drip! A  cool refreshing Boysenberry ICEE will wash this down perfectly.

Boysenberry Fun Bun Paired With A Boysenberry Frappuccino

Fun_BunFrappuccino Photo Credit: Wendy Byde

Have a sweet tooth? Here is just what the doctor ordered a Boysenberry fun bun paired with a Boysenberry Frappuccino. A fun bun is a Funnel-Cake-Batter-Fried Cinnamon Roll Topped With Boysenberry Frosting. Are you drooling yet?

Boysenberry BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich Paired With Boysenberry Soft Serve Ice Cream


Have a bigger appetite? No problem! Get the Boysenberry BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich. It has Oven-roasted pork pulled and mixed with Boysenberry BBQ Sauce and served on a Boysenberry roll. The Boysenberry Soft Serve Ice Cream will finish off this delicious meal.

Where Do I find All The Boysenberry Food?

Here is a list and location of all the savory Boysenberry dishes

Here is a list and location of all the sweet Boysenberry desserts.

Don’t Miss Cordelia Knott’s Pie Kitchen

Step inside a Cordelia Knott’s kitchen where little ones can make their very own delightfully sweet Boysenberry tarts complete with a crumble topping. Additional cost applies for pie making.


Watch The History Behind Knott’s Berry Farm

For more information visit Knott’s On Facebook and on Twitter.

Sanrio to Open First Hello Kitty Mini Cafe at Westfield Santa Anita



Sanrio to Open First Hello Kitty Mini Cafe at Westfield Santa Anita

If you have been to the Hello Kitty Pop up Container at the Irvine Spectrum and waited in the huge line, then you know just how wildly popular this cafe is. Fortunately,  Sanrio is opening up a new Hello Kitty Mini Cafe on Friday, April 7th, at Westfield Santa Anita shopping center in Arcadia, CA. It will be located in Central Court on the first floor of the mall.

The menu will feature delectably adorable pies, tarts, cookies, pastries and cakes as well as signature menu items In addition, the Hello Kitty Mini Cafe will serve up a variety of hot and cold beverages as well as collectible Hello Kitty Cafe merchandise including t-shirts and mugs.

All pastries are handmade fresh daily; the menu will evolve seasonally to offer freshness and newness to fans.

Sanrio’s additional Hello Kitty Cafe endeavors also  includes the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck which cruises across the country, charmingly satisfying the appetites of Sanrio fans nationwide. A second Hello Kitty Cafe Truck was introduced in early February to serve East Coast fans. Stay tuned for more Hello Kitty dining formats in the future.

Cultivate Memories At Tanaka Farms Cookout




Looking for something fun, interactive and educational to take your kids to on the weekends? Try Tanaka Farms Cookout. You will be able to pick out own veggies right out of the ground, and then wash them, cut them, season them and enjoy them after they have been cooked! Your guide will tell you how to  pick the vegetables, tell you how they are grown, among many other interesting facts about the Tanaka Farm.

For those with kids that are picky eaters, this can be a very good experience for them. Kids will see exactly where their veggies come from, straight from the dirt! they will see how they are picked, see the sheer size and freshness of certain vegetables and even taste things straight from the ground. the green beans were so incredibly crunchy and flavorful.

Video of Tanaka Farm Cookout

Gorgeous Grounds At Tanaka Farms

The landscape is simply beautiful. Crops grow for miles and miles, further than the eye can see. Lush, green colors and bright red from strawberries capture your eyes while you walk through the tour.


Fresh lettuce all around!


This was some of the cilantro that we picked for our meal. It smelled delicious!


Corn Husks


A giant onion bulb that I picked.


They also grow plenty of fruit too!

Clean, Cut and Cook Your Meal


Once you have gathered all your vegetables, you will head back to the front and they will have sinks and cutting boards all set up. You wash your vegetables, chop them up and then season them to your liking. Tanaka has all of the best seasonings and the gals will help you out with what works best for each vegetable. then you put them in aluminum containers and they grill them for you . You can also add chicken to your meal for a small fee as well.

I was blown away at just how tasty the veggies were. I was very inspired to start cooking healthier at home now that I know how good grilled veggies taste!

What Veggies will I pick?

The veggies you pick vary each weekend due to availability, but on the date we went, we picked the following:

Baby Maui onions
Curly kale
Dinolacinto kale
Rainbow Swiss chard
Green beans

Tanaka Farms Cookout Tips

  • Wear closed toed shoes. There is often mud in the crops due to watering. Flip flops will definitely get muddy.
  • Bring a plastic grocery bag to take home any leftovers with you.
  • Wear Sunscreen. It gets hot!
  • Bring your appetite. There is a lot of food. Don’t be afraid to ask for seconds.
  • Walk further down the crops when you pick because the vegetables are fuller.

Tanaka Farm Facts

  • Tanaka utilizes a drip systems save 75% water compared to a traditional farm with sprinklers.
  • Plasticulture keeps weeds out and water in.
  • Tanaka does companion planting with onions to keep the bugs away.
  • there is a Mother’s Day luncheon at top of the hill.
  • Tanaka does not use animal based manures for fertilizer.

For more information visit Tanaka Farms on Facebook and Twitter.

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