Category Archives: Travel

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…

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….

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…

Maxi Cosi Kaia in Bohemian Blue Eases New Dad Stroller Anxiety


Thanks to Maxi Cosi for providing a Kaia Stroller for testing and review. All opinions are my own.  Coming to the realization that your first child is almost here is an insane feeling. All of a sudden the whole world looks and feels different.  You think of things you have never thought about. Your double dates…

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…

Staycation in Style at Pacific Edge Beach Bungalows in Laguna Beach


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…

So L.A.: Celebrity Encounter at Camp


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…

The Hyatt Grand NYC Makes Family Travel Easier


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…

Versatile Mount Makes Autographer Awesomer! Autographer Camera Giveaway


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…

Baby Jogger Vue – the stroller that does it all!


Thanks to Baby Jogger for providing the Vue for review. Finding the “perfect” stroller is no easy task. With my older children I honestly went through several strollers before I found one that really worked for our lifestyle.  I remember saying I wish someone would make the perfect umbrella stroller, one that did everything. I almost…