Category Archives: Your Stories

OxiClean Take a Load off Giveaway: Win a $100 Amazon Giftcard

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Thank You To OxiClean for inviting me to be an ambassador, sponsoring this post and for creating reliable products that make my life easier. All opinions are my own.  While I adore summer, it doesn’t always mean my life is easier. The truth: I have swapped carpool duty for extra loads of laundry, cooking and…

Girls Night Out at Beauty & Essex In NYC

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This post is not sponsored or comped in any way.  All opinions are my own.  I’m fortunate to have friends with impeccable taste. There are certain friends whose recommendations I don’t ever question. If they say I have to eat at a restaurant, I have to eat there. When my friend Jennie recommended Beauty &…

Great Nursing Bras are a Must: Bravado Designs Review

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Thanks to Bravado Designs for providing samples for review. Let’s face it, breastfeeding isn’t always the easiest or most comfortable thing to do.  Especially in those first few das when your chest is sore and baby is still learning how this all works. From very early on I learned how incredibly important it is to…

The Sex Tape Movie Review – A Blogger Connection

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Thank you Sony Pictures Entertainment and Columbia Pictures for the sneak peek at the Sex Tape Movie. All opinions are my own. This is awkward…. Sometimes we put ourselves in situations that can quickly spiral out of our control, particularly in the internet age. That’s the premise behind the Sex Tape movie. Certainly, many couples…

Loreto’s Hidden Jewel Pt 2: Villa Del Palmar is More Than Just a Beach Resort

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Thank you Villa Del Palmar for hosting Momfluential at your resort. All opinions are my own. When I plan trip, I usually do a great deal of research to make sure my travel experience is memorable and worth my dollar. Our family life is hectic, so when we take a vacation we like to disconnect…

Decadent Guilt & Gluten Free Squash Lasagna With Lamb

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Our garden is busting with squash this year. We’ve got some weird crossbreed plants (oops plant nursery!) that are especially prolific, churning out the yellow, green and half yellow/half green veggies.   My goals: Use up a lot of squash on healthy recipes Make sure my family doesn’t get entirely sick of eating squash I’ve…

Patriotic Mickey Mouse Balloon Arch

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I was standing in the paint department at Home Depot buying paint on Memorial Day weekend. Totally distracted. They had a balloon arch over the counter that seemed relatively easy to make. The balloons were all tied on to a length of thin pvc pipe. In my mind’s eye, I added Mickey mouse ears to…

A Peek At All New Attractions At Knott’s Camp Snoopy

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Earlier this month my correspondent Angela Camacho shared some of the updates to Knott’s Berry Farm’s Camp Snoopy which is celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year. I was a little jealous that she got to meet Charles Schulz’s son! This weekend I’ll be checking out the park with my family. I can’t wait to see…

JStage Peter Pan Production Comes To Irvine

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Looking for a little magic to kick off your summer break? You won’t want to miss the spectacular JStage performance of Peter Pan. The cast has been rehearsing for months to bring you a show that will knock your socks off and make you believe you can fly. I’m so proud of all the kids,…

All Aboard! Knott’s New and Improved Calico Mine Ride and Camp Snoopy is Now Open

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Thank you Knott’s Berry Farm for hosting Momfluential . All opinions are my own. If you are looking adventure for your kiddos this summer, Knott’s is the place to be! On June 12, Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park, Ca held their Grand Re-Opening of the Calico Mine Ride in Ghost town and Camp Snoopy….