These bloggers provide insight on topics including food, travel, lifestyle, giveaways, fashion and kiddos. Focusing primarily on the OC area, the blogs below can help guide you to some of the best local eating spots, stores and activities.
Leslie Christen Lifestyling
Seasoned fashion stylist, editor and organizer Leslie Christen shares wardrobe and shopping tips on her informative blog. Christen gives helpful insight such as how to renew the look of leather shoes with a towel and lotion, how to organize the kiddos' closests for back to school time and what wardrobe pieces to wear for a "classically cool" look. She even provides professional shopping services, personal styling consultations, shopping tours in Orange County and LA and styling advice via phone. Click here to learn more about which of her services would benefit you the most.
Tiny Oranges is "passionate about inspiring moms with juicy finds for sweeter family living." The founder of Tiny Oranges, Jennifer Scheumann, started this blog with the purpose of sharing helpful information with other moms. Whether you are curious about how to keep your sanity during busy times, how to handle conflict resolution with kiddos or how to get the perfect gift for your child's teacher, moms are sure to relate to the topics addressed. If you sign up for the newsletter on the website, you can redeem gift labels for free.
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Diary Of A Mad Hungry Woman
Get the low down on some of best eating spots in the OC from food expert and accomplished writer Anita Lau. It does not matter if you prefer casual dining, upscale cusine or even "an old lady selling tamales out of a shopping cart" for your food excursions, Lau covers it all on her blog. She has lived in various cities all over the world experiencing and learning about international cuisine, been a food writer for various publications and even published her own cookbook titled "Asian Greens." You may have seen her appear as a judge on Gordon Ramsey's show "Hell's Kitchen." With her fine-tuned palate, Lau is sure to lead you and your taste buds in the right direction.
The Popsicle Blog is a plethera of information for families in Orange County. From traveling, food, recipes, crafts, giveaways and lifestyle topics, the Popsicle Blog shares it all. This informative site also provides a list of "101 Kid-Friendly Things To Do In Orange County" in which local libraries, parks, zoos, museums and athletic activities are highighted. Check out the long list of Orange County fun here. The site also gives free tutorials on how to spice up celebrations such as Earth Day, Father's Day, Valentine's Day and Thanksgiving.
Entrepreneur, writer and mommy of four, Ciaran Blumenfeld proves that you really can have it all. She is a positive example of successfully juggling work and family life. Blumenfeld has appeared in Working Mother Magazine's article "Most Powerful Women in Social Media" and is also a contributing writer for several publications. On her blog titled Momfluential, Blumenfeld provides recipes, tutorials, travel tips and local insight for the family and has partnerships with notable organizations including Disney, Pepperidge Farm, Clean and Clear and Keurig — just to name a few.
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