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10 Covetable Cool Camera Straps That You Need


My camera is one of my most prized possessions. I love it dearly and have been making more of an effort to wear it everywhere. What better way to use it often, become more familiar and more skilled?  It’s a handy practice as I also don’t want to miss out on all of those moments…

What Parents REALLY Think at Back To School Time

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My kids went back to school this week and I’m a predictable mix of happy and sad about this. Back to School is a BIG DEAL for me but I have to confess, every time it happens in April, it feels too early. I’m not ready to relinquish summer hours and I feel caught off…

Back to School With AT&T GoPhone

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Thanks to AT&T for providing a GoPhone for us to try and sponsoring this post.  At the start of summer I wrote about a little family GoPhone experiment we were trying out. My youngest son (currently in first grade) has been asking repeatedly for a cell phone. I’m not ready to commit to the expense…

Caviar Facials & Extra Pampering: Kerstin Florian at Spa Montage


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


  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…

Knott’s Scary Farm Changes The Face of Haunt

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Thank You Knott’s Scary Farm for Inviting Momfluential to your Haunted Media Event! Halloween is my favorite holiday and I get super giddy and excited when it comes to Knott’s Scary Farm. For Halloween 2014, Knott’s Scary Farm  in Buena Park announced three new terrifying attractions that I am hoping to survive. I am literally…

Unwrapped! 2014 Disney Holiday Gifts Your Kids Will Love


I have a HUGE family and holiday shopping stresses me out.  The whole idea of crowed malls and long lines is something I do not look forward to. To avoid the holiday pandemonium, this year I intend to do a lot of of my shopping online at Disney converted a showroom into…

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…

Lobos Baby Back Ribs With Strawberry BBQ Sauce

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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


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…