The 100% Electric Nissan LEAF & The NYC Marathon

The 100% electric Nissan LEAF is the official first pace car of this year’s NYC Marathon. It will be the first vehicle where runners will not have to worry about running behind a tailpipe and dealing with emissions. Thank goodness! Imagine inhaling all that smoke? Nissan is the official and exclusive automotive sponsor of this year's 2010 ING New York City Marathon. Nissan LEAF will be at the Jacob Javits Center tomorrow, November 6th from 2-8pm doing a ton of fun activities leading … [Read more...]

Victoria’s Secret Newest Fragrance – Bombshell | Review & Giveaway

Back in September, my buddy Raquel and I had the privilege of being "paparazzi" to the girls of Victoria's Secret at the Soho store in New York.  It was for the launch of their newest fragrance, Bombshell. Adriana Lima and Lily Aldridge was there to help launch Bombshell fragrance with fellow Victoria’s Secret models Erin Heatherton and Candice Swanepoel. The Soho store is wonderful. It's spacious and it's in a sassy neighborhood. During the launch, it was chaotic. People and cameras were … [Read more...]

Whirlpool and Maytag Spin Cycle Laundry Line Media Event in NYC

{I'm so excited about the new washer and dryers that are coming out by Whirlpool and Maytag.  I'm sure you will enjoy this post.  A huge thanks to my friend Patty who covered this special media event. I could not make it unfortunately so I asked her and she happily obliged.  Please visit her at} Earlier this week I attended the FabSci event sponsored by @WIFS, Whirlpool Institute of Fabric Science. Upon walking into the showroom I was immediately impressed by … [Read more...]

Make One Night Sandwich Night With The Deen Brothers

Yesterday I attended an event called Sandwich Night With The Deen Brothers (Paula Deen's boys Jamie & Bobby).  I was invited by Jennifer James from the MomBloggersClub who is one of my favorite people out in the blogging world. She is really helpful, smart and an all-around great person to know. The purpose of the event was to show people that serving sandwiches can be a quick and easy solution for dinnertime. It's both easy on our wallets and our waistlines ;). The Deen Brothers … [Read more...]

Oxy Clinical NYC Event With Before & After Photos

Written by Jessica C. Two weeks ago, I was privileged to represent New York Chica and attend the Oxy Clinical event. Having suffered from acne throughout my teenage years as well as a young adult, I couldn't wait to find out how Oxy Clinical worked. So...what is Oxy Clinical? Oxy Clinical is an over-the-counter acne medication that offers breakthrough complexion care, providing pharmaceutical-grade medications and continuous-release technology to treat, heal and help prevent acne … [Read more...]

Tide Acti-Lift Presents The Premiere of “Ramona And Beezus”

(Note: Post is long with photos & video so please make sure to check those out! Thanks.) Waking up at 6 am is something I usually don't like doing in the summer. I'm a wahm (p/t)  so the summer days for us are also lazy days. We go to sleep late from watching TV, movies or playing games and usually the kids are sleeping til 9am. This past Tuesday was exceptionally different. Several days ago I received an invitation from a representative of Tide detergent about the upcoming advanced … [Read more...]

Wordful Wednesday ~ Meet & Greet With Selena Gomez & Joey King at Madison Square Park {linky}

It was all about my girls yesterday at Madison Square Park.  They had a once-in-a-lifetime experience they will never forget.  They both met two of their favorite actresses: Selena Gomez & Joey King. Both photos above "almost" didn't happen. Read on to find out what happened. The first one with Selena: I respectfully asked one of the bodyguards if I can take a pic of my girls with Selena, he replied back with a firm no but seconds later, Selena decided to say c'mon girls, and I took the … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Pooh & Tigger On Broadway {Linky}

This past Saturday, I went to the city for a show (post coming up) and when I got off the train, there was a festival with vendors selling clothes, jewelry, music, all types of food from different cultures, Pooh & Tigger dancing to reggae music & lots of people walking around enjoying the scene. My daughter and I walked around a bit and bought some empanadas (savory meat pastry) from a Puerto Rican vendor and it was delicious! We also bought some ice cream and a strawberry & … [Read more...]

Decorating Cakes With Duff Goldman From Ace Of Cakes

Watching shows on Food Network has been an obsession for me since my husband and I got DirectTV when we first moved into our house.  I had no idea there was a channel dedicated to food (no, I wasn't living under a rock but it sure felt like  I remember watching Emeril Live and Rachael Ray (they were my fave shows back then) cooking up some delicious meals,  I would get so relaxed but also wishing that I was there tasting all the yummy foods too. My obsession is still with the Food … [Read more...]

YouCake + MoonSoup = FUN!

A few weeks ago, I was invited by my lovely friend Nancy to attend the YouCake event that was held at the MoonSoup. If you don't know what YouCake is, let me explain. YouCake is a custom-made cake topper (can be from any photo) that's made from edible ingredients. It's made out of corn starch, sugar & food coloring (edible ink) - that's it! The topper is totally edible, tastes great and looks beautiful at the same time.  The cake toppers are kosher, allergen-free, gluten-free & … [Read more...]