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Come Meet Olivia Rodrigo, star of the American Girl Movie, Saturday, 10/17, at Williams-Sonoma South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa!

come-meet-OliviaMeet Olivia Rodrigo, star of the American Girl movie, “Grace Stirs Up Success” and Chef Amanda Haas, Williams-Sonoma’s Director of Culinary this Saturday, October 17, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Williams-Sonoma South Coast Plaza!

WS15D0492Williams-Sonoma is introducing a line of exclusive, branded products as part of the partnership the brand launched in June with American Girl. The new line includes a dedicated, hardcover cookbook, now available, called Baking-Recipes for Cookies, Cupcakes & More.

american-girl-baking-book-coverThe illustrated book is 90 pages and contains 40 images with 30 recipes that complement the American Girl cooking classes Williams-Sonoma introduced this summer. The American Girl by Williams-Sonoma line ranges in price from $9.95 to $59.95 with products available at Williams-Sonoma. American Girl stores will also carry all non-food products from the line and at its retail stores nationwide, starting October 8.

american-girl-apronsIn “Grace Stirs Up Success”, Grace has a special talent for baking and a passion for making delicious dreams come true and Williams-Sonoma aims to inspire cooks of all ages. Williams-Sonoma President, Janet Hayes comments, According to Williams-Sonoma President, Janet Hayes, the partnership between Williams-Sonoma and American Girl and the development of the product line is another exciting way that aims to engage the entire family in the kitchen.

AG WS 2At the in-store event, Amanda and Olivia will bake together and take questions from the audience with cookbook signing to follow. This fun baking demo and signing celebrates the product launch of Williams-Sonoma for American Girl.

american-girl-williams-sonoma-graceThis is a ticketed event. Secure a ticket by visiting Eventbrite or contacting the hosting store to purchase a ticket. Ticket price includes the new Williams-Sonoma cookbook, Baking-Recipes for Cookies, Cupcakes & More. All guests will also receive a copy of the American Girl DVD “Grace Stirs Up Success” as a bonus!


Williams-Sonoma South Coast Plaza is located inside at:
3333 Bear Street
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 540-1397

*Proof of purchase required. Returns prohibited. This is not a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Images property of Williams-Sonoma and American Girl. 

Celebrate Mother’s Day in Style at Simon Mall’s Indulge in Orange County

Simon Malls is inviting moms to sit back, relax and enjoy an evening that focuses on style and more at The Shops at Mission Viejo, all in celebration of Mother’s Day. Indulge, a stylish treat for mothers, is presented by Diet Coke and will take place on Thursday, May 8 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Center Court. 

This event will provide moms with a much-needed opportunity to treat themselves to a night out and celebrate motherhood through a fun, fashionable shopping experience. Event attendees of Indulge can do MUCH more than just shop for spring style must-haves. Moms and their friends can experience fashion tips and style consultations from retailers like Old Navy and Fossil. There will also be beauty services available, including a complimentary mini facial from Origins, delicious refreshments and drinks, plus special event giveaways from Harlequin® books and retailer offers throughout the mall. 
Additional Indulge offerings include: 
     *Mini-Style Makeover Giveaway: During the first 30 minutes of the event, three lucky attendees will be selected to experience a free mini-fashion makeover. Tiffany Borland of fashion blog Tuolomee and Style Setter for the center will surprise women at random with the chance to shop for a new look, receive expert style advice and reveal their new ensemble at the end of the event. 
     *Mixology Stations: Mixologists will shake up appealing drink combinations for moms to sample and explain how to replicate recipes at home. Bacardi will be sampling their Grey Goose Le Melon Vodka brand. 
     *Food Sampling: Moms can try samples from some of the area’s best restaurants and hear about the latest food trends. Muscle Beach will be treating all moms to a free 16 ounce lemonade, while Ruby’s Diner will serve French fries and Cajun French fry samples. Williams-Sonoma will also host a risotto demonstration at their cooktop. 
     *Stylish sounds: Enjoy sounds by local musical performers, including a steel drum band from Brad Winchell of Sounds of Paradise. The mall’s atmosphere will be transformed into a chic, lively entertainment event venue. 
     *Diet Coke Sampling: Enjoy a refreshing ice cold Diet Coke. 
     *Chic-est Mom Photo Op: Moms can walk the red carpet and strike a pose as they remember the night with a fun photo op and share their experience via social media (#indulgeatsimon). 
     *Pampering Stations: Moms can indulge in pampering stations including mini eye facials and hand massages from Origins and a braid station from Toni & Guy, with a complimentary eyelash application in-store. 
     *Swag Bags: Swag bags containing retailer offers and discounts will be given to the first 600 shoppers on a first-come, first-served basis.  

Simon Malls’ Indulge events are free & open to women of all ages. 
For more information, visit Simon.com
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