Product Reviews

[Review] Lunching Awesome with Applegate’s New HALF TIME

Try explaining to a 7 year old why he can’t have a pre-packaged lunch. Somewhere along the way, “It’s full with dye, hormones and preservatives that are very bad for you,” goes right over their heads to translate into, “My mother is a mean person.” If that’s what it takes to make sure that my […]

[Review] Disney World Art of Animation Resort

Los Tweens was provided accommodations and tickets to enjoy the Disney World Parks.  However, all opinions expressed are our own. I have a family of five – two adults and three children – this poses a big problem when we travel.  Most hotel rooms have two queen or double beds.   Suits with pull-out sofa […]

[Review] Focus – No, Fiesta! The Ford Fiesta for Your Teen

Disclaimer: Los Tweens and Teens has a partnership with Ford Motor Company however all opinions expressed are our own.  My husband cranks up the radio while driving on the Turnpike and I say to him, “Hey, FOCUS!” To which he replies, “No, FIESTA!” And I break out laughing hysterically. Why was it so funny?  We […]

Fourth of July Survival Kit for Moms

Disclaimer: Los Tweens was given some of the following items to review.  However, all opinions are our own. With three children ranging in ages from 12 to 2, the Fourth of July (like most holidays) can be stressful.  The day usually starts early with the kids waking up extra excited and ready to go.  We […]

[Review] Microsoft Surface PRO 3 Student Friendly Features

Tablet or laptop?  That is the question. But before we get to that question, a story. We knew the day would come when our tween daughter needed her own computer.  That’s exactly why we saved the behemoth PC we had before we switched to laptops.  I dusted it religiously and turned it on regularly to […]

[Review] What is Snapchat? Should I Let My Child Have It

I first heard about Snapchat last year when talking to a group of teens about technology.  They were distressed that their parents kept insisting the app was dangerous.   Now wildly popular among teens, Snapchat is becoming trendy among tweens and many parents are now asking, “What is Snapchat? And, should I let my child have […]

Beauty Tips for Managing Allergies

I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for Latina Mom Bloggers on behalf of ZYRTEC® ALLERGY FACE®and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own. If you have ever suffered from allergies or sinus-related head congestion, you know how […]

Rethinking Mom’s Beauty Advice and Unseen Acne

Disclaimer: I was provided products for review purposes and compensated for my time.  However, all opinions expressed are my own.  Chocolate, oily foods, not washing your face the day before, touching your face too much, we’ve all heard these and other reasons/myths when our faces break out.  They’ve been passed on to us from our […]

Must Try Beauty Products for Spring and Summer 2014

Refresh, renew and get ready for the beach!  As we implement our “Body Beautiful” exercise regimen, Cristy and I have been fortunate to be treated to some wonderful beauty products to try out.  All opinions are our own and with that said, here’s our line up of our favorite beauty products to get you ready […]

Recovering from Dry Winter Skin

Cold weather doesn’t plague us as much in Miami as it does our friends up north – especially this year!  It wasn’t until my ski trip to Vermont that I experienced the dry skin my amigos up north complain about.  I found myself reaching for all kinds of sooth body washes, oils, lotions and lip balms […]

Favorite #BJsHoliday Items

Los Tweens was invited to attend a media luncheon and tour of the store, received gifts and a gift card as compensation for time and travel.   However all opinions expressed are 100% our own. When my tween was born the expenses started adding up.  No one can prepare you for the amount of diapers, […]

[Gift Guide] What to Buy for your Special Tween Girl

I hear it over and over again: “What gift should I buy my tween daughter/granddaughter/friend’s daughter?” When girls hit the tween years, they seem to become more and more difficult to purchase for.  Their requests come with higher price tags and what is popular today may no longer be popular tomorrow. To help, I’ve compiled […]

Fall/Winter Fashion: Adding (Minus the) Leather to Your Mom Wardrobe

Disclosure: Los Tweens was provided a transportation, a meal and a gift certificate to purchase items from Express. However, all opinions expressed are our own.  On a recent trip to New York, I kept noticing all of the faux leather being worn by the very good-looking and young women around me.  From tops to leggings, […]

Tips for Women Looking to Purchase a Vehicle

order glasses online Did you know that fall and winter are the most popular time of year to purchase a luxury vehicle?   Neither did I.  But it’s true, 28% of luxury vehicle sales occur in the fourth quarter of the year. I bet you did know that las mujeres are huge influencers when it […]