Here’s another opportunity for our Korean1sbirthday viewers to enter for a chance to win a FREE birthday party package! Children’s Museum at La Habra is sponsoring a giveaway of their most popular “Birthday Celebration Package.”  The winner has the option to apply the value of the party ($225) towards an upgraded “Birthday Bash Blowout” if desired. What a great place to have your child’s dol party!

Have a party full of discovery, learning and play at the Children’s Museum! Party-ready with balloons, tables & chairs, and counter/refrigerator space. The Birthday Room is equipped to handle gifts, your party decor, and outside food or drink. Every party includes free playtime in the Museum’s many exhibits for memories you and your guests will not soon forget!


Birthday Celebration: $225
Available: Saturday or Sunday 1 – 3 p.m. or 3-5 p.m.

Package Includes
One hour private use of the party room

Unlimited play in the Museum following your one hour in the party room

Up to 25 guests, ages 2 and up

Museum t-shirt, canvas tote, celebrant’s name sign on birthday throne and birthday button

Colorful invitations and envelopes for you to mail

Table and chair party room set up

One dozen helium balloons

10% discount in the Fascination Station Gift Shop

Birthday Celebration add-ons: Additional guests (maximum 40 guests per party) – $8 per guest
(1) Please comment our blog below why you want to win this birthday package.
(2) For double entry, please share the contest on Facebook (or use your choice of social media by clicking on icons below) and “like” Children’s Museum at La Habra Facebook Page. In order to get double entry, you must leave a separate comment below telling us you did so.
Entries taken now until until August 30, 2012. Winner announced on August 31, 2012! Contest restricted to those residing in Southern CA due to location of party venue.


*Wittlebee is a subscription clothing club for kids that saves parents time and money. Parents sign up, have a call with one of our mom stylists, then receive a box of new clothes shipped right to their door every month.

*Each box has a retail value of at least $100. As your child grows, the sizes change. As the seasons change, so do the type of clothes sent.

* You can surprise a special parent in your life with a 3, 6, or 12-month gift package to Wittlebee, and they can pause and restart the service at any time to keep up with their growing little one.

*Brands include Tea Collection, American Apparel, Lately Lily, Baby Lulu, Calvin Klein, Carter’s, Gioberti, Luca Charles, Paul Frank, Laughing Giraffe, Teddy Boom, Wes and Willy, Twirly Girl, Kicky Pants
To enter the contest:
(1) Tell us why you need the Wittlebee Subscription Clothing Club on our blog by leaving a comment below.
(2) For double entry, “Like” Wittlebee’s Facebook Page or  follow their Twitter page and share the contest with your friends. Then leave a comment again here on our blog stating that you did so.
Entries taken now and winner will be announced on Friday, August 17, 2012. Open to US residents only.
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Korean 1st Birthday members get $15 off their first Wittlebee order by entering “K1″ at checkout!

All About Bebe Giveaway!

Posted on: July 15th, 2012

This week’s Giveaway Sponsor is All About Bebe, a chic and modern clothing boutique for kids! The best part is that they offer high quality children’s apparel and accessories at affordable prices. The winner will be able to select either a girl’s or boy’s outfit as shown below. The adorable girl’s outfit retails at $79 and is available in sizes  XS=14months ~ 2T, S=2T~3T , M=3T~4T and L=4T~5. The stylish boy’s outfit (retails at $53) includes the chrome baggy pants (White) and Mango Na Si shirt (available in Gray, Black or white). Sizes S (2T), M (3T) and L (4T-5) will be available.

(1) To enter the contest, please leave a comment below on our blog, telling us which outfit and size you would like. Please make sure you select the size that is shown above for the corresponding outfit.

            (2) For double entry, please go to All About Bebe Facebook Page and “like” them and then share the contest link. The easiest way is to click on the Facebook icon below for easiest sharing.

Winner will be announced this Friday, July 20th, 2012 on this blog.


Sweet Pink Ombre Light Birthday Party

Posted on: July 6th, 2012

Party Event Planner, Cana’s Miracle created a beautiful party utilizing the birthday girl’s name Elle.  Party designer June decided to go with a sweet pink ombre light theme since Elle means “shining light.” She did an excellent job in making Elle shine with the amazing decorative details. What a beautiful party for a beautiful little girl! Photo by Story by Mia. Desserts by Le Macaron Patisserie.

Cloud B Twilight Product Giveaway!

Posted on: July 1st, 2012

Here’s a chance to win  an innovative night light from Cloub b!  Three winners will be chosen and each winner will receive either a Twilight Turtle, Twilight Ladybug or Twilight Sea Turtle.

“Since their inception in 2002, Cloud b has mastered the art of creating plush toys with a purpose, developing engaging products “where good sleep begins.” Innovative in design, unique in function and above all, memorable when experienced, Cloud b has become a trusted name among parents, grandparents, and caretakers.”


Sushi Cupcake Recipe

Posted on: June 7th, 2012


Sushi cupcakes? Okay, I didn’t mean real sushi but a cupcake that looks like a sushi. How cute is this? If you want to make it more Korean, try making it look like a kimbap! How fun would this be to serve! This amazing sushi cupcake was created by Pamela Ahn from PamCakes. Here’s the recipe:

Coconut Cupcakes Recipe

  • 2 cups of cake flour (Swan’s Cake Flour)
  • 1 1/4  cups  sugar
  • 1/2 cup of whole buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 stick of unsalted butter
  • 4  eggs
  • 2  teaspoons of baking powder
  • 1/4  teaspoon  salt
  • 1/2  teaspoon of pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon of coconut extract
  • 1  lemon
Separate 4 eggs and set egg whites in a separate bowl.  Using a large mixing bowl combine butter with sugar and beat on low until mixture is fluffy then add in one egg yoke at a time, beating well after each addition.  Shift together flour, baking powder, and salt in a separate medium mixing bowl.  Add in about 1 cup of dry mixture into the large mixing bowl with the butter mixture, then alternate with buttermilk, beating well after each addition.  Alternate flour and buttermilk about 3 times until the mixture is well combined.  Finally mix in extracts and 1 teaspoon of finely grated lemon zest and set aside.  Whisk egg whites to medium peak in a separate bowl.  Then immediately fold whisked egg whites into batter until batter appears fluffy and light.
Preheat oven on 350 degrees and spoon in batter into cupcake sleeves about 1/2 to 2/3 full and bake for approximately 12 minutes.
Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
  • 2 packages of 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1 stick of unsalted butter
  • 3 cups of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of fresh squeezed lemon juice
Combine cream cheese and butter at room temperature and beat on medium until smooth and well combined.  Then add in powdered sugar a cup at a time whisking well after each addition and add in lemon juice.  Ensuring that the frosting is smooth and fluffy.
To make coconut cupcake, cooling cupcakes after baked and spread frosting generously on cupcakes then dip into coconut shavings.  Serves approximately 24 cupcakes.  Preparation and decorating approximately 30 mins to 1 hour.

Materials used: Black felt sheets for the seaweed wrap, coconut flakes for the rice look and candy assortments for the sushi pieces.


Hanbok Cakes

Posted on: May 24th, 2012

Here are some beautiful hanbok cakes designed by Filigree Cakes, Cakes by Christine  and Pink Cake Box. Aren’t they gorgeous? Before you decide on your cake design, bring in a  photo of your child’s hanbok and see if your baker or pastry chef can match the colors or make a personalized cake topper!


This week we are giving away a bag of goodies that retails $120 from! Happy Baby Foods provides premium organic meals for your child that is healthy, organic and nutritious! These meals are perfect for  parents who want to give their child non-processed food but don’t have the time to make home-made meals. You will be excited to see that they offer a complete line of optimal nutrition at various stages of development.


Here’s what the winner will receive:

  •          1 Happy Family recyclable tote
  •          1 Organic cotton Happy Baby t-shirt
  •          2 Happy Bellies cereals
  •          2 Happy Baby Puffs
  •          3 Happy Yogis
  •          5 Happy Munchies
  •          8 Happy Tot/Tot Plus pouches
  •          2 Happy Tot Toddler Meal Bowls
  •          3 Happy Times
  •          1 Organic cotton Happy Mama t-shirt
  •          1 copy of HAPPYBABY: The Organic Guide to Baby’s First 24 Months
  •          Infant & Toddler Nutrition Guide
  •          Allergy Quick Finder Chart
  •          Happy Family Recipes


(1) To enter, please go visit and tell us why you want to win this prize by leaving a comment          below on our blog.

(2) If you have a facebook account, please go and “like” them on their facebook page to retrieve the $1 coupon.


Contest begins now and entries will be taken until Friday, May 25, 2012. Winner will be randomly chosen and  announced on Saturday, May 26, 2012.


Atopalm is giving 20% off to all Korean1stbirthday viewers!  Click Here and  use  “LITTLES” as the Coupon Code.

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Another Cute Photo Parody Idea!

Posted on: May 1st, 2012

How cute is this? If you or someone is photo shop savvy, here’s an idea for a welcome board sign. Tyson’s parents were able to design this with the help of their cousin! They used the similar design for their invites as their theme was Super Hero!