HGTV Presents Santa HQ at Queens Center Mall

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Can you believe that Christmas 2017 is only 5 THURSDAYS AWAY?! Yes, I know that we didn’t even get through Thanksgiving, but now’s the time to get a jumpstart on those gift lists and of course visit the big man himself–SANTA!! The holidays truly bring out the child in me and I couldn’t wait to attend the HGTV Interactive Santa HQ Workshop at Queens Center Mall.

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Back To School Beauty Bag Trends with Glossier

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Can you believe the summer is pretty much over and it’s time for another school year?! As a mom and educator, a new school year always symbolizes a new start–especially when it comes to beauty items. As the seasons change, there are a few rules to keep in mind to keep your skin at its best.

Rule number 1: it’s very important to check the expiration dates on your beauty items.

Rule number 2: decide what products to keep or toss.

Rule number 3:change up your makeup and/or skincare according to either the cooler or warmer temperatures.

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Women’s Health Magazine Hamptons Party

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I’ve lived in NYC my entire 30+ years of living and I’ll be the first one to admit that I’ve never been to the Hamptons. I’ve always wanted to “summer” there, or go on a quick weekend getaway to escape the hustle and bustle of the city, but I’ve never made the effort to actually venture there. Well this summer changed all that when I was invited by a beauty blogger pal to the annual Women’s Health Magazine soiree.

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Camp Goodnites Nighttime Underwear with The Moms

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If you have children, you know that bed wetting is something that you may have to face as your child grows up. While every child is different, if you’re dealing with a child that is experiencing bedwetting, I’ve learned some helpful tips from The Moms, Tamera Mowry-Housley and Dr. Heather Wittenberg at the Camp Goodnites Nighttime Underwear event!

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Car Safety with Nissan

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2017 Nissan Rogue Sport

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend a car safety event courtesy of the Nissan Bloggin Mamas Safety Academy. I learned so many interesting tips about cars that really surprised me. For example, did you know that kids under 13 should always sit in the backseat? With the summer travel season around the corner, let’s get into some car safety tips:

  • Each car passenger should buckle their seatbelt regardless of age
  • Seatbelts can reduce the risk of injury by at least 50%
  • Kids care seats do expire (check those expiration dates!)
  • Kids are 12x distracting to the driver than talking on a cellphone
  • Car crashes are the leading cause of death for latinos 1-34
  • Check vehicles VIN for open recalls, recall repairs are free

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Off The Shoulders in Chambray

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Summer is officially here in NYC! Okay–not really, but I love when temperatures hit that 90 degree mark. For me, hot–temperatures put me in the best of moods since I get to wear all styles of dresses, skirts and sandals! Of course, some people loathe heatwaves, but my motto is bring it on. Summer temperatures also mean off the shoulder errythang.

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Armitron’s Mom’s Time Out Event

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Still thinking of a great gift for Mother’s Day? Then you need to check out Armitron’s latest watch collection for Mom or any other special lady in your life. I was invited to a “Mom’s Time Out” event courtesy of media influencers Audrey and Vera where we explored the latest watch trends in styles like rose gold, mesh and an eye-catching nude watch with swarovski crystal accents.

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