Portola Coffee Roasters and Valenza Chocolatier Collaborate on MOCHA BOMBS for Valentine’s Day

If you’re on the hunt for theperfect Valentine’s Day gift, look no further!  Portola Coffee Roasters has teamed up with Valenza Chocolatier to create a mouthwatering MOCHA BOMB – a fun yet “grown up” version of the highly sought-after Hot Chocolate Bomb.  The new MOCHA BOMBS make for an incredibly decadent gourmet experience that satisfies […]

Enjoy the (Music) Mix at SOCO’s Live Acoustic Series

Get ready to jam (or unwind) during SOCO’s new live music series kicking off on Saturday, September 12 at The OC Mix in Costa Mesa.  As summer comes to an end and we welcome the new autumn season (along with cooler weather), you can enjoy an added layer of relaxation while shopping or dining at […]

Father’s Day Gift Guide

F A T H E R ‘ S   D A Y   G I F T   G U I D E With Father’s Day coming up in just a couple of weeks, we’ve put together a roundup of our favorite items from SOCO + The OC Mix businesses that we’re sure the father in your life […]

Wave Goodbye to June Gloom with This Not-So-Classic Salsa Recipe

This strawberry salsa recipe – which we found via We Olive, located inside The OC Mix – is a fun spin on a classic go-to snack that will leave your guests asking for more.  An adaptable recipe that can be made with a variety of fruits and your favorite white balsamic vinegar, pair this salsa […]


If you haven’t already stepped up your at-home self-care game, there is no better time than now.  This week, we’ve hand-picked our favorite styling products from Paul Mitchell – all of which are available for purchase online or over the phone. Read below to see which items made the cut: Soft Spray Finishing Spray:This lightweight […]

Treat Yourself with 7-Layer Deliciousness from SusieCakes

As you may have noticed, there’s been quite a popular trend many of us have tried while we’re sheltering at home – baking!   What better way to pass the time than with a fun activity which ends with a delicious treat??   For those who are already on the baking bandwagon, and those who […]

New Ways to Shop, Dine + Enjoy During “Stay at Home”

T H E   V I R T U A L   F U N   C O N T I N U E S   Catch Up on the Latest from SOCO + The OC Mix’s Blog SOCO + The OC Mix’s new blog is LIVE and offers various at-home activities for you and the family to enjoy together […]

Shop for Furniture Remotely… with Calligaris OC!

Due to recent concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Calligaris team wants to help alleviate any worry by offering you and your family a safe and hassle-free shop-from-home option. Here are some tips on how the showroom can work with you remotely: Let them know what you need? E-mail your floorplan and/or room measurements to calligaris.oc@calligaris.com and […]

Get 24/7 Access to Creative Fun with the “Chuck Jones on Your Phones” Initiative!

Thanks to this all-new initiative, “Chuck Jones on Your Phones,” you can now access the same Chuck Jones Center for Creativity fun that you know and love – all from the comfort of your home! The center is sharing different DIY projects and ideas online as well as on Instagram and Facebook that you can […]

Just in Time: New Limited-Edition Easter Boxes from Milk & Honey Baby

Easter is right around the corner, and there is still time to purchase one of these cute, limited-edition Easter gift boxes from Milk & Honey Baby! Plus, order now and you’ll receive free shipping. This specialty boutique offers a curated collection of baby & toddler apparel, accessories, gifts, footwear, books, blankets, bibs, plush toys, and […]