At the start of a new year, a majority of American's make a commitment to exercise more. A very popular avenue is to plan and sign up for a long distance race like a 5K, 1/2 or even the dreaded full marathon!

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The Disneyland® Resort is currently in the middle of one of its biggest celebrations for its 60th anniversary. Combine that with its popular holiday activities and you have one of the most magnificent experiences in the park's history!

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The winter season brings us brisk air, insatiable cravings for home cooked food, and most often—the need for a good stiff drink. Sure, the holidays are full of celebration and joyous events, but sometimes we need an adult beverage in hand to assist us with those big family get-togethers and company holiday parties. Not that you need another reason to say "Cheers" this season, but here are 10 of our favorite holiday-centric cocktails from our beloved and generous Orange County bartenders.

Amid mile-long holiday shopping lists, rage-filled mall parking lots and repetitive holiday tunes, you’ve earned yourself a beer. Not just any old fizzy-yellow swill—something that can hit your winter-mood reset button and have you inexplicably humming holiday tunes in no time. One beer style is just the prescription: the Winter Warmer.

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The holidays are a great time to strengthen connections and solidify lasting memories with your family. With its enticing weather and an abundance of attractions, Orange County is a perfect spot to take a quick vacation over the holidays.

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With sunshine, beautiful scenery and a wide array of one-of-a-kind shops, there’s no place better to shop for the holidays than Orange County. To help inspire your shopping list—we've pulled together a seven hot holiday items for the favorite man or woman in your life. 

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The holidays are quickly approaching which means its time to take family holiday photos! With so many attractive backdrops in Orange County—deciding on the perfect one can be just as hard as pleading the kids into a simultaneous smile. So, to make your holidays a little easier—we’ve rounded up nine perfect photo spots to consider for that special yearend family photo.

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Thanksgiving is almost here and for those looking to be thankful... to not cook this year, Anaheim has a cornucopia of dining options for the whole family. From farm-to-table and family-style feasts to vegetarian selections and "to go" meals with all the fixin's, relax and let Anaheim do all the cooking!

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When shopping in Orange County this holiday season — or better yet, anytime — think small: mom-and-pop stores and specialty stores owned and operated by the people in your community. Five years ago, American Express initiated a one-day event to support American small businesses by attracting new customers. Small Business Saturday, as it was called, has since evolved into an annual event that is observed two days after Thanksgiving (this year, it’s Nov. 28) and celebrates small brick-and-mortars in several cities.

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Anaheim definitely knows good music and there’s a diverse roster of venues showcasing a plethora of music genres to find your groove. 

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