Author Archives: momfluential

Back to School With Etnies Footwear

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  Thanks to Etnies for sponsoring this post and inviting us to come and tour HQ, check out the Skate Park and learn more about the brand. All opinions are my own.  Several years ago I had a chance to tour Etnies HQ and I was so impressed with the brand, the founders, and the…

Back to School: Sol Republic Deck Speaker Giveaway

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I can’t believe that my daughters are already headed back to school next week! Our days are about to become busier.  We’ve been back to school shopping for the last week. So bittersweet! This year tech is high on our list. I’m thrilled to host this Sol Republic Deck Speaker Giveaway. This high quality Motorola speaker…

Why The Nabi Dreamtab is a Kid Dream Come True and Parents too!

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Thanks to Fuhu for inviting me to tour Nabi HQ, learn more about their products and try out the new DreamTab as well as for providing a Nabi2 for my son & I  to test drive at home. All opinions are my own.  I wasn’t expecting to fall in love with Nabi products. But after…

Sailing through Summer in Beautiful Brian James Footwear Shoes

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Thanks to Brian James for providing me with shoes for review, and kicking off a whole new obsession. I am a creature of habit. When I find something I love, I wear it a lot. I love having go to shoes and sandals. This summer, those shoes and sandals are by Brian James Footwear. I’ve…

So L.A.: Celebrity Encounter at Camp

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Over the years my celebrity encounter protocol has worked simply and flawlessly. I’ve avoided all awkward moments, and kept me from compromising myself. Until last week, when I went to visit my kids at Catalina Island Camp. I’d heard some celeb name buzz at the port, even before boarding the boat. Some teens were whispering excitedly…

What’s Your Summer Blend? Pike Place Starbucks Giveaway

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  Things have really heated up around here. I think it’s what is commonly referred to as the “dog days” of summer. Or more commonly the “how many days till back to school?” days of summer. Or maybe dog days is more accurate. With the present heatwave and my kids all home making a mess…

Filming Your Kids After Anesthesia

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This morning my daughter is getting her wisdom teeth out. She’s brought an entourage. Me, my husband and her best friend all sit in the waiting room. I’m nervous, like any mother. My baby is going under. There will be anesthesia and cutting – it’s a surgery. Her friends are texting me: “make sure you…

The Hyatt Grand NYC Makes Family Travel Easier

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This post, written earlier this month,  was not sponsored or hosted.  All opinions are my own!  This week I’m in New York for work and I decided to make it a mother daughter trip. Times two. I’m here with an awesome writer from my site, Angela, and her daughter as well as my own. We…

Never Giving Up the Landline: VTech CS6529 Review

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Thanks to VTech for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. I almost never hand out my landline number anymore. I still list it on school contact forms, and doctor forms, along with my cell. But friends and family and co-workers just get my cell. It’s interesting to me. Once upon a time, you…

Versatile Mount Makes Autographer Awesomer! Autographer Camera Giveaway

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I’ve written about my love of Autographer before, sharing how much I love this handy, dandy little camera that captures your life,  while you simply live it. Autographer takes pics intelligently, without your having to do a thing. I’ve captured some really spectacular organic images while wearing my Autographer. Now there’s another way to use…