September 25th, 2014 at 11:00 am

Join celebrity judge Cheryl Tiegs for an evening of cocktails, wine and delicious cuisine followed by a not-to-miss fashion show in Laguna Niguel. The Colton Company is hosting its eighth annual Designer Runway Show, which benefits the Illumination Foundation, on October 2, 2014. Proceeds from the benefit go to cost-effective solutions to advance housing stability for homeless families and individuals in need. The event showcases top Orange County interior and fashion designers.

Laguna Design Center/The Colton Company
23811 Aliso Creek Road, Suite 105
Laguna Niguel, CA 92677

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September 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 am


With all the new, innovative and amazing architectural projects taking place around the globe, it can be easy to overlook what we have right here in Southern California. You don’t have to go abroad to see a stunning work of art (although it’s a great travel excuse). Below is our list of 12 architectural masterpieces located just a short drive from you.

  1. The Getty Center (LA)
  2. Disney Theater (LA)
  3. Bradbury Building (LA)
  4. Museum of Contemporary Art (LA)
  5. Gamble House (Pasadena)
  6. The Hollyhock House (LA)
  7. Salk Institute (SD)
  8. Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels (LA)
  9. Hotel del Coronado (SD)
  10. Crystal Cathedral (Garden Grove)
  11. Segerstrom Center for the Arts (Costa Mesa)
  12. Geisel Library (SD)


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August 15th, 2014 at 3:30 pm

Vendors from all over the world come together at the Anaheim Convention Center on August 22-24th for the annual Anaheim Home & Garden Show. This weekend-long event showcases products and services for home improvement, interior design, outdoor living and just about anything in the home services industry. The home show is presented by Steller Expos; a company that has produced over 250 major home shows. The show will feature a market place and gift pavilion, designer rooms, eco-friendly products and services and how-to demos of simple projects and repairs.

Show Hours:

  • Friday 12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Saturday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.


  • Adults – $7
  • Seniors (62+) – $5
  • Under 18 – Free with paying adult
  • Military – Free with ID

For more information about the 2014 Anaheim Home & Garden Show visit


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February 7th, 2014 at 6:39 pm

Living in Orange County can feel like a dream. From near perfect year-round weather, pristine beaches, award-winning restaurants and trend-setting fashion boutiques, it really does have it all. However you choose to spend the day, you’ll feel like you’re walking on sunshine. Here are our top 5 things to do in Orange County.

1. Disneyland: No surprise here. Since opening in 1955, Disneyland has welcomed more than 500 million guests. The latest? Cars Land inside the revamped Disney California Adventure. We love that Disneyland keeps everything fresh. Look for the classic submarine ride, now updated to be the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage at Disneyland. Oh and don’t forget to stay for the parade and nightly fireworks! (more…)

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February 7th, 2014 at 6:39 pm

January is a great month to enjoy all that Southern California has to offer. Here are our top picks for things to do in January.
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Carlsbad Marathon
Head to Carlsbad on January 19 to run or cheer on runners along the coast in the annual Carlsbad Marathon, San Digeo’s oldest marathon. There will be a kids marathon mile as well as a health and lifestyle expo. Live bands at each mile marker help set the pace and speed runners on their way. (more…)

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