Category Archives: Features

Caviar Facials & Extra Pampering: Kerstin Florian at Spa Montage

IMG_6046

I’m a spa snob. Ever since the first time I set foot into Spa Montage, it became hard for any other spa to quite live up to the comparison. The Spa at the Montage Resort, aside from being incredibly close and convenient for me, is my favorite for many reasons. It’s luxurious without being pretentious….

Back to School With Etnies Footwear

IMG_6073

  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

photo 1 (7)

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…

Lobos Baby Back Ribs With Strawberry BBQ Sauce

photo (59) (1)

In March, California Strawberries  took Momfluential  to Oxnard California to explore Terry Farms.  During our visit we tasted several delicious strawberry inspired recipes that were to die for.The Lobos Truck was kind enough to share one of my favorite recipes with us, so I can share it with you! . Part One – The Ribs:…

Loreto Mexico’s Hidden Jewel Part 3 Villa Del Palmar Resort Dining

IMG_4333

Are you looking for a luxurious trip with an affordable budget?  In May I  took a trip to Loreto Mexico and stayed at the fabulous Villa Del Palmar resort. I consider myself a foodie and appreciate fine dining but my family and I don’t always agree on a location to dine. My oldest Elisha has…

Staycation in Style at Pacific Edge Beach Bungalows in Laguna Beach

PIC1

Sometimes we need a break from our chaotic lives but don’t have the time to plan a full on vacation. So Cal has a lot to offer, without having to travel very far. So why not plan a staycation and plant your toes in the sand here at home? There’s a perfect local solution. I…

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

IMG_5721

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

Brian James Sandals

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…

“Beyond This” the Original Musical is Coming to the Chance Theatre in OC August 14-16

photo-21

You don’t want to miss this extraordinary musical! The talented creators and artists of Stellar Productions have come together to bring this magical story to life on August 14th to August 16th at the Chance Theatre in Anaheim at 7:30pm. This amazing cast has been working really hard  to bring you a this original musical….

Breast Feeding and Pumping – Attaining the Best of Both Worlds

Philips AVENT Comfort Breast Pump

Thanks to Phllips Avent for supplying the Double Electric Pump to facilitate this review. Anyone who tells you that breast feeding is easy, is lying. I’m being honest.  Is it worthwhile?  No question.  It is a journey that you take with your new baby that is rewarding but definitely takes patience & persistence! I’m just over…