What’s New at Knott’s Scary Farm & Ticket Giveaway! #ScaryFarmGiveaway

Knott’s Scary Farm & Ticket Giveaway

By Erin

Get ready Southern California! The largest, most haunted experience will be back for the 44th consecutive year, and we’re giving you the chance to win two tickets to Knott’s Scary Farm! Feel all the scares with 10 creepy mazes, five spooky Scare Zones, two live action packed shows, four Skeleton Key Rooms, and a thousand monsters lurking in the fog. Whatever you’re greatest fear is, you can probably find it at Scary Farm.

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Be prepared for 24 horrifying nights, beginning September 22nd to All Hallows’ Eve on October 31st. Four all new nightmarish attractions will debut this season at the world’s largest Halloween event, Knott’s Scary Farm. So what’s new this year?

What’s New?

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All new Black Ops: Infected

Survive the Zombie Apocalypse in an All-Out War!

Armed with cutting edge laser guns, brave guests will face off against hordes of zombies in the groundbreaking all-new Special Ops: Infected interactive maze. Guests will form small units to battle the zombie apocalypse through blood soaked city streets and an underground sewer system crawling with nearly one hundred ravenous zombies. The high tech innovative experience thrusts guests into the middle of a live-action video game complete with live actors, real time scoring system, kill streak rewards system and interactive targets, including a juggernaut boss zombie. The new attraction is one of the largest mazes ever created in Knott’s Scary Farm history so form your squad and put your zombie apocalypse survival skills to the test in this action packed, one-of-a-kind experience.

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 The Hanging: Finding Gory.

Just keep swimming, err Just keep Killing according to Gory… 

A must-see live stage show in Calico Square that looks back at the year’s pop culture with some killer comedy. Notorious for its special effects and high-flying stunts, The Hanging® is a no-holds-barred assault on pop culture’s most infamous moments of the past year. A must see parody that you cannot miss!

Nightly showings at 8:00pm, 9:30pm, and 11:00pm on the Calico Mine Stage.

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FearVR: 5150

Enter the mysterious Meadowbrook Institute and witness the abnormal case of a terrifyingly unusual patient named Katie in the groundbreaking virtual reality horror experience FearVR: 5150. Using Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus and strapped to a hospital wheelchair, come face- to-face with the deadly chaos unraveling around you. Disturbingly vivid sights and sounds invade all of your senses. Encounter the darkness that has taken over the medical staff during your fully immersive hospital stay. Patients beware; it is easier to check in than it is to check out….

****FearVR: 5150 requires an additional fee and is not included with park admission or with the Fright Lane with Skeleton Key. FearVR: 5150 is approximately ten minutes long including a pre-show and four minute VR experience. A limited number of reservations will be available on a first-come basis when Knott’s Scary Farm opens each night. Tickets are sold on a per-person individual basis. Advance reservations are not available. Visit the ticket kiosk located outside The Dead of Winter: Revenge of the Wendigo maze in the Boardwalk area to make a reservation.******

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Del Taco’s New Handcrafted Ensaladas & Giveaway | @DelTaco #SaladAtDel #UnFreshingBelievable

Del Taco’s New Handcrafted Ensaladas & Giveaway

By Erin

*Disclosure: I received free product as part of this review. All thoughts and opinions stated remain my own.*

On those nights when I am in a hurry and it’s getting late, and I don’t have time to cook, I want something quick, yet something that isn’t greasy, fried, and filled with a gazillion calories. Del Taco has the perfect solution for me. Del Taco  is now offering their new Handcrafted Ensaladas! Priced at $5.49, Del Taco’s new Handcrafted Ensaladas are made to order salads that you’ll crave for under 600 calories (with cilantro pepita ranch dressing)Each salad is made to order for you with a fresh lettuce blend, hand sliced avocado and fresh made tortilla chips, and pico de gallo that is also made from scratch. You’ll be surprised to get this quality at this price from a Del Taco or drive-thru! I sure was!
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Choose from these three delicious salads:

  • Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad
  • Mexican Chopped Chicken Salad
  • Signature Taco Salad

Prefer ground turkey over beef? Just ask for it to be substituted! Going veggie? No problem, just ask for your salad without meat.

Salad Descriptions

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Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad: features freshly grilled marinated chicken, fresh sliced Hass avocado, crispy hand-chopped bacon, handmade pico de gallo salsa, chopped cilantro, and fresh house-made tortilla chips atop a mix of fresh crisp romaine and iceberg lettuce. Served with new cilantro pepita ranch dressing and only 590 calories.

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Mexican Chopped Chicken Salad: includes a fresh blend of romaine and iceberg lettuce topped with fresh sliced Hass avocado, handmade pico de gallo salsa, chopped cilantro, fresh house-made tortilla chips, spicy jack cheese, seasoned black beans, and freshly grilled marinated chicken. Served with salsa casera and only 510 calories.

Signature Taco Salad: features seasoned beef, freshly sliced Hass avocado, handmade pico de gallo salsa, cheddar cheese freshly grated from 40-pound blocks, chopped cilantro, seasoned black beans, fresh house-made tortilla chips, and real sour cream on a mix of fresh crisp romaine and iceberg lettuce. Served with salsa casera and only 540 calories.

Each of Del Taco’s new Handcrafted Ensaladas are served in eco-friendly containers made from recycled beverage bottles.

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About Del Taco

At Del Taco, all menu items taste better because they are made to order with fresh ingredients including cheddar cheese grated from 40-pound blocks, handmade pico de gallo salsa, lard-free beans slow-cooked from scratch, fresh sliced avocado and marinated chicken grilled in the restaurant. The menu, which includes a full line of breakfast, includes classic Mexican dishes such as tacos, burritos, quesadillas and nachos as well as American favorites including hamburgers, crinkle-cut fries and shakes.

Buy it: Head over to your local Del Taco and try one of the Handcrafted Ensaladas for yourself. For a limited time, you can download a coupon for a free small drink with the purchase of a salad here.

Win it: One of you will win a $20 Del Taco giftcard, so that you can try one or all of the new Handcrafted Ensaladas! Please enter through the Rafflecopter below, you may need to click on the Rafflecopter link. Ends 10/26/15 at 12AM PST. Open to US Residents age 18 years and older. See Sweepstakes Rules tab on the blog for more info.

Which Salad do you want to try the most? 🙂

Disney Screen Giveaway! Watch Your Favorite Disney Movies on the Big Screen!

Disney Screen Giveaway!

By Erin

*Giveaway courtesy of Disney*

Your Disney Favorites are back in theaters on Disney Screen at select Cinemark Theatres! Disney Screen is a membership-based program that plays four films each day within a week. Audiences are allowed to purchase passes for the day, per week, per month or quarterly, which gives you unlimited access during the chosen period of time to your favorite Disney films. How fun is that? Currently the only participating theater in the Southern California area is at Century 20 in Huntington Beach.  Movie times are at 10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 7:00 p.m. It’s a Disney movie marathon all day, every day!

DisneyScreen_Logo_Final 3 What’s extra special and magical about Disney Screen is that each week is themed! For the month of August the themed weeks include Disney Music, Disney Dogs, Pixar and Disney Animals! I really hope they have a Disney Princess week soon! 😉 Take a look here to see more about what Disney Screen is.

Here’s the Magical line up for the month of August! 🙂

Week 1: Music!

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Week 2: Dogs Week!

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Week 3: Pixar Week!

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Week 4: Animals Week!

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Two lucky readers have a chance to win 4 tickets to Disney Screen for the month of August at the Century 20 Theatre in Huntington Beach, CA at Bella Terra! Ends Wednesday, August 5th at 12AM (PST). Must be a U.S. resident to enter and 18 years of age or older and will be in the Huntington Beach area in August to be able to use the tickets. For complete rules, see the *Sweepstakes* tab on the blog.

Good luck everyone!

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For the complete calendar, click here! DisneyScreen_Calendar ©Disney