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Try This At-Home Coloring Project for Kids – Brought to You by Milk & Honey Baby!

Milk & Honey Baby has a fun, interactive coloring project that you can try at home, courtesy of one of their vendors – Cuddle + Kind.

The brand has several downloadable coloring pages available here, which features printable images of all the different plush dolls that children love and adore. Kids can pick one that pictures their own doll they have at home, or maybe a new friend!

If you don’t already have a Cuddle + Kind doll, you can purchase one online through Milk & Honey Baby’s website (and enjoy free shipping) by clicking here:

Even better, Cuddle + Kind Dolls support a great cause! These ethically produced, hand-knit dolls help feed children in need. Each doll is hand knit in Peru by talented artisans with premium cotton, and for every 1 doll, 10 meals are provided to children in North America and around the world.

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 more, specializing in handmade, local designers and fan-favorite children’s brands.

Those who may still be looking for the perfect Easter surprise for little ones are in luck. Milk & Honey Baby has a large selection of gift boxes available on their website, and all purchase over $60 will include a complimentary gift wrap. Pictured here is an example of one box, which has a retail value of $114. Customers can pick which items they’d like to be included in the gift box, or, the shop can choose for them. Additionally, any purchases of $100+ will include a free Jellycat bunny plush toy!

To shop all Easter Gift Boxes, click the link below:

April is Full of Spring Events & Specials at SOCO + The OC Mix!

Get ready for a season packed full of new items & events,

perfect for all ages, interests & styles at
S O C O  +  T H E   O C   M I X
For a full list of upcoming events & announcements, visit our website or follow us @socoandtheocmix!



On Saturday, April 27 from 10am – 4pm,
Day of Design is returning to SOCO + The OC Mix with an impressive lineup of workshops and sessions that will introduce new products & collections, explore spring design trends, and look ahead to the newest styles & concepts in home design.

Buy your ticket  t o d a y  & get 15% off early bird pricing using code EARLYBIRD15
Prices go up to $35 on 4/15;  Sales end 4/19;
Reserve your spot before tickets are gone!


Live on island time with Portola!  From now until
June 30
, your favorite coffee spot is offering tropical + tiki-themed specials that will quench your thirst and satisfy any caffeine craving.  Choose from a variety of drinks including the Tea-Ki Tea, Ginger Shakerato, or Latte, Shaken Not Stirred (and click here for the full menu)!  Head over to Portola inside The OC Mix & prepare to be transported to a tropical paradise.



F E S T I V A L    S H O P P I N G

With festival season just around the corner, it’s time to assemble your wardrobe!

Visit our retailers inside The OC Mix for any festival-related needs: from full outfits, to accessories, and more.  Blue Skies has all your hat needs covered while KestanMielEva’s TrunkBono Spera and Bearfruit Jewelry are ready provide the perfect  pieces to complete your look.



Join Timothy Oulton on Friday, April 12 from 10:00am to 12:00pm for a morning of reconnection.  Guests are invited to unwind + enjoy an organic breakfast during a beautiful healing meditation led by Jesse Stirling.  Sink into the moment with the delightfully soft Noble Souls sofa and let your worries slip away.  Seating is limited, so RSVP today by emailing Ines at



Jump-start your beauty career with Paul Mitchell’s National Open House on Tuesday, April 9 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Attendees will discover how Paul Mitchell The School can help them build a successful future in the industry by learning about the career-focused education, unique culture and classroom experience.  Click here to RSVP!


April is in full swing which means it’s time for some Easter decorating!  On Saturday, April 13 from 10:00am to 2:00pm, bring your little ones down to Milk & Honey Baby for fun crafts + Easter egg coloring!  The craft station is free for children to enjoy, so stop by, create something special, and enjoy delicious Easter-themed cookies!  


Get your living rooms ready!  On Wednesday, April 10, BoConcept is offering 15% off select statement sofas.  Choose from the MezzoCarlton orAmsterdam and enjoy an unlimited number of configurations & upholstery options that will make your new addition fit perfectly into your home and life.  From low-rise comfort to timeless retro vibes, your new sofa is waiting for you!

Meet Milk and Honey Baby

Meet Milk and Honey Baby’s Founder and Designer Nichole Horiuchi. Milk and Honey Baby is an upscale baby boutique with beach & boho inspired styleapparel, shoes, blankets, dolls, organic gifts and toys for children up to age 6. Nichole was born and raised in Huntington Beach, Orange County. With a background in fashion design from CSU Long Beach, she has been influenced by a beach lifestyle, travel and a love for good design.

Milk and Honey Baby originated in 1996 as a wholesale company, manufacturing the brand locally in Orange County. In 2011, Milk and Honey Baby opened its first brick and mortar retail boutique in Costa Mesa, CA.

Q. What is the biggest challenge you face as a small business owner?

A. “I feel the biggest challenge is the changing retail market. Competing with on-line baby retail. I try to market on social media as much as I can and get our name out there.”

Q. What do you like about having your shop at SOCO and the OC Mix?

A. “I love having our store at the OC Mix. Next year will be 7 years since we opened. We were one of the first stores here and have seen it grow over the years. It’s exciting to be a part of it!”