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Marvel Live Show Review

Marvel Live Show Review

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My husband and I took our boys to the Marvel Live show last night. It was such a fun and very exciting show.  The show was high energy and had lots of fun effects! The incredible Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk and Black Widow saved the universe from destruction. Read on to see live pics from the show!

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I’m so excited for the newest show from Feld Entertainment. Marvel Universe Live, is going to be such a blast to go to and I cant wait!! My boys are going to be so excited! All their favorite super heros together fighting bad guys?!! yes please!! This action packed show is a great activity for the whole family! Want to win a family 4 pack of tickets for opening night?? Read on to get show details and enter the giveaway!!

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Disney on Ice Presents World of Enchantment

Disney on Ice Presents World of Enchantment

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From Wheels to Waves & Icy Wonderlands to Infinity and Beyond!


Coming To Salt Lake City March 9 – 12, 2017

Disney on ice is here again and I cant wait!!! This show is packed with all my favorite characters. My boys love the Disney on Ice Shows. They love all the music, characters and creative costumes. This show is the perfect family night activity. I am excited to have 2 tickets to giveaway to 1 lucky winner see the bottom of the post to see how to enter!!

“Thrill to high-speed stunts and high-octane fun, as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into adventure with Ariel from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, as she explores her undersea kingdom.  The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney•Pixar Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in a daring adventure to get back to Andy’s room.  Plus, enter the wintery world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love comes from within.”

Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment is performing from March 9th – 12th at the Vivint Smart Home Arena.

WHEN:           March 9 – 12, 2017

Thursday, March 9                  7:00 PM

Friday, March 10                    3:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Saturday, March 11                11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, March 12                   1:00 PM & 4:30 PM


WHERE:              Vivint Smart Home Arena – 301 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 84101


TICKETS:            Ticket prices start at just $20 each!

Discount Opening Night tickets available for only $15 each on select seating (not valid for VIP/Front Row premium levels)

All seats are reserved; tickets are available for purchase online at Smithstix.com, charge by phone at 800-888-TIXX or visit the Vivint Smart Home Arena Box Office.

*tickets prices are subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply


Get there early for the Pre-show, Dance Along party hosted by Mickey Mouse himself! Get warmed up for the show right in your seats with exclusive dance moves, while Ice skating athletes remind everyone that getting active can help you be your best! This is one show you don’t want to miss!! Make sure and get your tickets!!! 





I was able to attend the Salt Lake City showing of Cirque Du Soleil’s, OVO. The show was absolutely incredible!! I had never had the chance to attend a Cirque Du Soleil show before and I was blown away!!  The entertainers had such talent and executed their parts perfectly!!! The show had amazing costumes! The bright colors and details really made it so fun to watch!! My husband and I kept looking at each other in awe of how amazing each act was!!

Each act was highlighting a different type of bug. I couldn’t believe how creative they were when incorporating the act into bug form!! Here are some of my favorite parts of the show!


This was such a beautiful act! The butterfly emerging from the cocoon. This act was done on the silks and was so incredible to watch the transformation take place!!


This creature was so crazy to watch!! It was hard to tell most of the time if there was even a person inside! The way that is twisted and turned was so crazy and nothing I had ever seen before!


This act was unbelievable! He walked, jumped, rolled , and swung on the slack wire! He then topped off his performance by throwing in a unicycle!!! I don’t know how he does it!! We were mesmerized by this act!

I would highly recommend this show when it comes back to SLC!! I loved it and I would see it again.

Cirque du Soleil’s OVO show coming to Salt Lake City

Cirque du Soleil’s OVO show coming to Salt Lake City

I am so excited for the upcoming Cirque du Soleil show heading to Salt Lake City. The OVO show will be performing at the Maverick Center, Wednesday, February 22nd through Sunday, February 26th. “OVO is a headlong rush into a colourful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The insects’ home is a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.”(Excerpt from the Cirque Du Soleil website.)

To kick off the show I attended an event at the Leonardo Museum. We were able to learn more about the upcoming OVO show and get up close and personal with Kim’s Cold Blooded Creatures. Kim brought many of her insects and taught us all about them. She even let us hold some of them!! I personally didn’t have it in me to hold the tarantula, but many people did and it was a very cool experience!

The kids had so much fun creating their very own bug masks. They had lots of feathers, jewels, and glitter to choose from to add bright and colorful accents onto their masks.

This is going to be such an exciting show that you are not going to want to miss!! Make sure and get your tickets before they are sold out!!

WHEN: February 22nd-26th, 2017

Wednesday, February 22            7:30 PM

Thursday, February 23               7:30 PM

Friday, February 24                     7:30 PM

Saturday, February 25                4:00 & 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 26th               1:30 & 5 PM

WHERE: Maverick Center

200 S Decker Lake Dr, West Valley City

TICKETS: Prices from $29-$135

Tickets are now available to purchase online at www.smithstix.com

There is a a Family Pack discount going on right now. Click the link below to receive the deal!


Want to WIN 4 tickets for the Thursday night show??? Follow me on Instagram @sugarcoatedhousewife to see how to enter!!


Monster Jam Triple Threat Series Review

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series Review

Last night we were able to attend the Monster Jam Triple threat series show!! It was so fun and full of energy!! The trucks were huge and soo loud!! We couldn’t believe all the tricks these trucks were doing!! So glad we had some ear protection! It was extremely loud when the trucks hit the gas!! If you don’t have any ear plugs or other ear protection, they had them for sale at the show, which was so convenient. Seriously look at that face! It says it all. It was this little guys birthday the day of the show and he had the best time!! He enjoyed his snow cone in this cool monster truck cup, we got at the show. The events were technical and full of entertainment. My boys couldn’t take their eyes off of them! Everyone picked their favorites and we all had a blast cheering for our picks to win!! One of our favorite events was the Donut spin off!! Click–> HERE to see the video of the winner!! We would definitely go back to this show again it was so entertaining and a great family night out!! 

Biscotts Pastry and Chai House

Biscotts Pastry and Chai House

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Biscotts is a global eatery that celebrates great food from across the world offering dine-in, take-out, catering and delivery services. They just opened in South Jordan, UT. Biscotts is the first Chai House in Utah and they are excited to offer their customers 20 varieties of warm and cold Chai that they brew themselves for their signature spices.

Besides pastry and chai they also offer a light breakfast and lunch menu that is healthy, fresh and flavorful. A variety of oatmeal, brekkie pots and parfaits are part of the breakfast offerings. Lunch and dinner menu comprises of fresh crafted wraps and paninis.

I was able to get a beautiful, butterscotch cake from Biscotts this year for our Chirstmas Eve dinner. It had layers of butterscotch cake and buttercream, topped with a variety of fresh fruit and nuts on the side. It truly was a beautiful edition to the table!

You can order cakes of all sizes and flavors! I have listed some of that information below.

Celebration cakes are available in a 9 inch round (most popular size at $29.99 per cake), 1/4 sheet at $54.99, 1/2 sheet at $74.99 and a full sheet cake at $119.99. All cakes are six layered. Custom cakes pricing varies.

Flavors range from classics like chocolate, strawberry, red velvet, to favorites like butterscotch, black forest, tiramisu to more exotic creations like coffee, mango, pineapple, pistachio and mixed fruit.

A selection of all the celebration cakes are available as individual cake slices in the pastry counter. They are priced at $2.75 per piece.

Visit Biscotts Pastry and Chai House and try some of their amazing Chai and pastries!! you can also find them online at www.biscotts.com and follow them on instagram @biscotts.southjordan

1098 W South Jordan Pkwy, #110, South Jordan, UT-84095




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The infamous 2,000 horsepower engines are revving up again as the massive 10,000 pound machines are ready to ring in the start of 2017. Monster Jam® Triple Threat Series presented by AMSOIL, is the most adrenaline charged motorsports experience for families. The show will be at  Vivint Smart Home Arena for three action-packed events on Friday, January 6th and Saturday, January 7th.

My little boy is turning 3, opening night and we cant wait to take him to this action packed show!! He is going to love it!!

The Monster Jam Triple Threat Series presented by AMSOIL can only be seen in select cities across the country and features the most extreme athletes of Monster Jam competing against one another in a points-based format that showcases the best lineup of Monster Jam vehicles to deliver what fans want to see most – more trucks, more racing, more freestyle, more donuts, more wheelies, more action!  


 Friday, January 6, 2017                   

Event Time – 7:00 PM

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Pit Party open from 10:30 AM–12:00 PM

**Saturday 1PM event ticket & Pit Pass required for entry

Event Times – 1:00 PM & 7:00 PM


WHERE:         Vivint Smart Home Arena – 301 W. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101


TICKETS:      Tickets are affordably priced for the whole family with seats starting at just $20 each*

                        Pit Passes available to purchase for $10 each

Tickets are now available to purchase online at www.smithstix.com, charge by phone at 800-888-TIXX or visit the arena box office.

*ticket prices subject to change – additional venue/ticketing fees may apply


Unlike any other Monster Jam event, the Monster Jam Triple Threat Series is the definitive test of endurance, versatility and driving skills that showcases these premiere athletes as they go head-to-head in seven unique endurance competitions driving three different vehicles:  Monster Jam trucks, Monster Jam Speedsters and Monster Jam ATVs; ultimately battling for points in both racing and freestyle events that push themselves and their machines to the limit.

Monster Jam Triple Threat Series team athletes vying to be Utah champions are:

Grave Digger® driven by Cole Venard

Max-D® driven by Jared Eichelberger

El Toro Loco® driven by Mark List

Monster Mutt® Dalmation* driven by Cynthia Gauthier

Zombie™ driven by Tyler Groth

New Earth AuthoritySM (N.E.A.) driven by Travis Groth

Scooby-Doo™ driven by rookie Myranda Cozad

Mohawk Warrior* driven by rookie Bryce Kenny

*Two new Monster Jam teams coming to 2017 SLC event (not featured in 2016 event)

This is going to be an exciting event! My boys are going to be so excited to see all the big trucks running into each other. You don’t want to miss it! Make sure at get your tickets and bring your family to this fun filled night! Want to win 2 tickets to the show?? visit me on Instagram @sugarcoatedhousewife to enter to win!! Good Luck!!!





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Disney on Ice has Partnered with the Utah food bank, to host a Turkey Drive to help those in need this upcoming holiday season. This Thursday, November 10, 2016 when you bring a frozen turkey to the Vivint Smart Home Arena, you will receive 2 tickets to that nights show! Come and bring your kids to an amazing adventure with Disney on Ice and help others in need at the same time!!  What a great opportunity they have given to the community to give back to those around us. I love this time of year. It helps me to reflect back and to be thankful for all that I have. Last year, the Utah Food Bank distributed over 37.5 million pounds of food, the equivalent of over 31 million meals, to people facing hunger across the state. Please help them serve even more of our state this year! If you want to help further you an find more infomation about the Utah Food Bank–>HERE . I am so excited for the show and I hope to see you there!!





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Pack Your Bags for the Ultimate Tour of Disney Destinations in DISNEY ON ICE presents PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE
Coming to Salt Lake City, November 10th – 13th at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

I am so excited for this show!!! I love Disney on Ice and this years show, Passport To Adventure is going to be amazing!! Join Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as your tour guides a magical globetrotting getaway as they travel to the timeless worlds of Disney’s The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Peter Pan and the #1 animated feature film of all time, Frozen.


Get ready to go on a sightseeing adventure created for the entire family to explore the African Pride Lands, voyage deep under the sea, tour London before flying to Neverland, and travel to Arendelle. This show is going to be magical and create memories that your family will remember forever! Little Mermaid was my favorite Disney movie growing up. I cant wait to hear all the music and see the award winning figure skaters bring it to life!!d15_20140227_00315_fnl-copy

WHEN:                               Thursday, November 10 – Sunday, November 13

Thursday, Nov. 10          7:00 PM

Friday, Nov. 11                7:00 PM

Saturday, Nov. 12           11:30 AM, 3:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, Nov. 13               1:00 PM & 4:30 PM

WHERE:             Vivint Smart Home Arena

301 West South Temple Salt Lake City, UT, USA, 84101

TICKETS:          Ticket prices start at just $20!

Special Opening Night discount tickets available for only $15 each (not valid for VIP/Front Row levels)

All seats are reserved; tickets are available for purchase online at AXS.com, charge by phone at 800-888-TIXX or visit the Vivint Smart Home Arena Box Office.
*tickets prices are subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply



I’m giving away 2 tickets to the opening show Thursday, November 10 at 7 PM . To enter head to my Instagram page HERE, make sure you are following me and tag your friends in the comments on the giveaway post, one friend per comment please. If you don’t have Instagram, leave a comment on this blog post about who you would go with.  The giveaway begins Thursday, October 20 at 9 PM and ends Saturday, October 22 at 9 PM.  It is in no way endorsed or sponsored by Instagram.  Must be a Utah resident, 18 or older. Winner will be notified by email or DM on Instagram and MUST reply within 2 hours or a new winner will be selected. Must be able to attend the show on Thursday, November 10.