Summer is finally here and whether you are enjoying time at home with family or finally hitting the road for the first time in years for summer travel, lifestyle and parenting expert, Sherri French is here today with some great summer ideas for your family.
Easy travel with kids
WAYB’s Pico Portable Car Seat – $380
Deluxe Pico Travel Bag – $80
Pico Cup Holder – $35
Pico Travel Bag – $60
Vehicle Seat Protector – $45
· With Summer “Revenge Travel” in full swing, WAYB’s Pico Portable Car Seat is a total game-changer for family travel – whether its on the road or in the air – the sleek and ultra-lightweight compact folding seat has become a must-have for parents with little ones in tow (kids ages 2-5).
· Weighing in at only eight pounds, the Pico is available in chic neutral colors with sleek aluminum frames.
· It also features WAYB’s AstroKnit — a breathable and temperature-regulating wool mesh which keeps kiddos looking and feeling cool and comfortable all summer long!
Available at wayb.com
A refreshing summer drink
True North Pure Energy Seltzer – 12 pack on Amazon – $17.99-$24.99
· True North Pure Energy Seltzer is a Plant-Based Clean Energy Drink with zero artificial flavors, colors, sugar, sweeter or calories
· It has about half the caffeine as coffeehouse brewed coffee, on an ounce per ounce basis, but still gives you a pick-me-up
· It’s seltzer with energy
· Available in six flavors: Cucumber Lime, Black Cherry, Mandarin Yuzu, Watermelon Mist, Grapefruit Lemonade, White Peach Pear
Visit truenorthenergy.com to find where to buy in stores and online including Amazon
Make traveling with the kids easier
Tundra® 45 Hard Cooler (Alpine Yellow) – $325.00
Hopper M20 Backpack Soft Cooler® (Charcoal) – $325.00
Rambler® 24oz Mug (Offshore Blue) – $35.00
Rambler® 26oz Stackable Cup (Alpine Yellow) – $35.00
· The Hopper M20 is YETI’s brand new and improved backpack cooler. Launching earlier this spring, the M20 features a new MagShield Access that uses powerful magnets to create an ultra leak-resistant shield that stays open when you need it and seals closed with a gentle push. This soft cooler fits roughly 18 cans when using the recommended 2:1 ice-to-can ratio.
· The Tundra 45 Hard Cooler is one of YETI’s most popular products, setting the standard for quality, durability and performance. Featuring up to 3 inches of insulation, the Tundra Hard Cooler is capable of keeping ice for days in the hot summer heat, or great for resting your brisket and keeping it hot and ready for hours during your next backyard BBQ.
· YETI Rambler Drinkware is made from durable stainless steel with double-wall vacuum insulation to protect the temp of your beverages at all costs. Our newest limited edition seasonal colors include Bimini Pink, Offshore Blue and Alpine Yellow.
Visit yeti.com to purchase
To find details on all of these summer products, head to @momhint on Instagram and MomHint.com.
With spring upon us, it’s a perfect time to take a look at your beauty routine. Sherri French, lifestyle and parenting expert, joined us Monday with some smart and fun ideas to up your beauty and fashion game this spring.
A skin care must have
Charlotte Tilbury Magic Cream – $100
Charlotte’s Magic Cream’s innovative, award-winning, best-selling moisturizer was originally created backstage to instantly prep and transform the look of models’ skin before fashion shows.
Loved by celebrities and supermodels, this revolutionary, results-driven formula is infused with a magic matrix of oils, my ‘magic 8’ of supercharged skincare ingredients to flood your complexion with moisture and transform the appearance of tired, dull skin for a glowing, dewy, plumper-looking canvas!
One Magic Cream is sold every 2 minutes*. (based on global sales 2021)
In clinical studies, skin was 200% firmer and 152% more elastic in just 8 weeks.
Make it even more magic and engrave the lid for just $8 to make this the perfect personalized beauty gift.
Available at CharlotteTilbury.com
Up your clothing game
No subscription required, prices range from $38-$500 per item with more than 1000 brands and styles · If you’re looking for an easy way to level up your Spring wardrobe, Stitch Fix is the perfect shopping solution. Get styled based on what you’re looking for from vacation-ready outfits to hopping on your favorite Spring trends.
It’s a personalized shopping experience built just for you, that blends the human touch of expert stylists with data science, making it simple to buy what you look and feel your best in.
Through a Fix, you’ll be able to discover and shop items hand-selected by a stylist that match your individual taste, size, and price range. You can even let your stylist know where you’ll be traveling so they can curate a Fix to suit your style and setting.
Your Fix is filled with five curated pieces to try on from the comfort of home. Shipping & returns are always free.
To get started with your personalized shopping experience, visit stitchfix.com.
Get a great blowout
Double Agent 2-in-1 Blow Dryer + Straightening Brush – $150
Amika’s Double Agent 2-in-1 Blow Dryer + Straightening Brush combines the ease of a straightening brush with the efficiency of a blow dryer for a sleek and shiny finish.
This multi-tasking, blow dryer/straightening brush hybrid has three settings so you can customize your style:
- Blow dryer setting – to go from damp to dry hair or retouch your blowout
- Blow dryer + thermal brush combo – to go from damp to dry + sleek—simultaneously straightening + blow drying strands
- Thermal brush setting – to straighten, finish or touch-up dry hair
Available at Sephora and loveamika.com
To find details on all of these smart spring beauty ideas, head to @momhint on Instagram and momhint.com.
While every day should be Mother’s Day, it’s that one specific day of the year we get to celebrate our moms! Lifestyle and parenting expert, Sherri French is here today with perfect gift ideas to spoil the mom in your life!
The gift of flowers
Teleflora’s Whimsical Dragonfly Bouquet – $64.99
Teleflora’s Shining Beauty Bouquet – $54.99
- Being a Mother is a role of a lifetime, this Mother’s Day spoil mom and Love Out Loud to show the moms in your life how much they are appreciated, with a beautiful bouquet from Teleflora’s Mother’s Day line-up.
- Teleflora’s Mother’s Day lineup features one-of-a-kind floral arrangements — always fully-arranged, made by hand and delivered to your doorstep by local florists.
- All bouquets are ready to showcase and enjoy from the moment they arrive.
- Teleflora’s Mother’s Day line-up includes bouquets like the “Whimsical Dragonfly” and the “Shining Beauty,” featuring a mix of soft pink and purple flowers, paired with green accents – all bouquets are delivered in a keepsake container that mom can cherish for years to come.
Available at www.teleflora.com
Everything mom needs to spoil herself
Bath & Body Works
Butterfly Eau de Parfum – $44.50
Butterfly Home Fragrance – $7.50-$26.60
Butterfly Hand Care – $1.95-$7.50
Butterfly Body Care – $8.50-$19.50
- Butterfly, Bath & Body Works’ newest fragrance, is beautiful, strong & one of a kind with notes of Raspberry Nectar, Iris Petals & Airy Vanilla!
- It’s the perfect Mother’s Day gift for someone who empowers & inspires you!
- You can start with the beautiful Eau de Parfum ($44.50) & personalize the gift by adding in Home Fragrance ($7.50-26.60), Hand Care ($1.95-7.50) or Body Care ($8.50-19.50) because Butterfly is bound to be her new signature spring scent!
Available at Bath & Body Works and bathandbodyworks.com
A skincare must have
Charlotte Tilbury Collagen Superfusion Facial Oil – $80
- A miracle facial oil from the Queen of Glow!
- Formulated with a potent, plant-derived protein, the next-generation collagen matrix in Charlotte’s Collagen Superfusion Facial Oil helps create a barrier on the skin to reduce the skin’s water loss and help the complexion appear plumper, smoother, and more radiant while visibly reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
- Supercharged actives Collageneer, Cocoyl Hydrolysed Collagen, NanoCacao O, and MAXnolia are blended with spa aroma essential oils like lavender, rose absolute, neroli, damask rose, and eucalyptus.
Available at www.CharlotteTilbury.com
Cozy luxury for mom
Crocus Hill Wool Shawl – $165
Cabin Wool Throw – $150
The Hamptons Map Wool Throw – $195
Allagash Cotton Throw – $275
Edgecomb Cotton Bed Blanket – $295-$445
- Faribault Mill is committed to keeping American manufacturing alive; all their products are Made in USA.
- Faribault Mill cotton and wool products are luxurious and soft, crafted with the highest quality natural fibers
- Founded in 1865 in Faribault, MN, Faribault Mill produces luxurious blankets, throws, apparel, and accessories that are all made in the USA.
Find all products at www.faribaultmill.com
Use Coupon Code MOMHINT to save 15%
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Easter is just around the corner and as parents and it’s not always easy to find the most creative gifts for our kids. Lifestyle and parenting expert, Sherri French, joined us Tuesday with some cool non-candy ideas to fill your family Easter baskets!
Perfect gifts for teens
amika Jumbo Perk Up Dry Shampoo – $32
- To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of amika’s best-selling dry shampoo, amika has launched Jumbo Perk Up Dry Shampoo in special limited-edition packaging that is 38% larger than its full-size dry shampoo (available throughout 2022).
- No white residue – the talc-free formula even leaves dark hair without a trace of white residue.
- Absorbs oil – we ditched the standard aluminum starch for natural rice starch to absorb oil, making it a miracle worker in between wash days
- Restores volume – brings flat hair back to life
- Provides a voluminous ‘oomph’ without feeling gritty.
Purchase at www.loveamika.com and www.sephora.com
A creative Easter
Cricut Explore 3 – $299
- There are no limits with my Cricut cutting machine!
- I use it for every occasion, whether it’s to create decor and treats for Spring or anytime custom shirts and personalized gifts.
- Cricut Explore 3 cuts over 100 materials so I can make all those popular projects that are trending across social media: vinyl decals, stickers, mugs, apparel, etc.
- The only limit is your imagination! From cutting machines to crafting essentials, Cricut products make it easy to create just for fun, for friends & family, or even for a small business
Perfect gifts for teens
Lanolips 101 Fruity Babies Superbalm Trio
- The Lanolips Fruity Babies Trio is the perfect addition to your Easter basket – it’s a super cute, pastel-colored mini trio of the 3 most popular flavors of Lanolips’ 101 ointment lip balm– Strawberry, Coconutter and Minty!
- Australian clean & cruelty-free beauty brand, Lanolips, is known for it’s ultra-pure grade lanolin which is super moisturizing, and their bestselling 101 ointment actually has 101 uses.
- It’s not just a lip balm (you can use it as a cuticle moisturizer, for flyaway hairs and more!) making it the perfect gift for the spring season.
Available at Target and target.com
A clean way for our kids to color
Color Wonder Coloring Pad & Markers: Spidey and His Amazing Friends
Color Wonder Coloring Pad & Markers: Cocomelon
Color Wonder Activity Pads: Princesses
Color Wonder Activity Pads: Spidey and His Amazing Friends
- The new Color Wonder Coloring pad and Markers include Cocomelon and Spidey & His Amazing Friends.
- These fun new foldalopes hold everything in one place and feature 18 themed coloring pages along with 5 Color Wonder Markers.
- Also available are the compact Color Wonder Activity Pads with 16 coloring pages, 3 Color Wonder Markers and storage for markers.
- Always fun and in style are the Princesses and new this year is Spidey & His Amazing Friends.
Available at retailers nationwide and Crayola.com
Perfect gifts for teens
Truly Clear Acne Bar – $30
Truly Gone Acne Patches – $30
Truly GoneZone Patches – $50
Truly Gone Reverse Effect Patches – $50
Truly Clear Cleansing Pads – $20
- Truly Clear – #1 acne bar at FabFitFun
- Stop your acne and simplify your regimen with the only 98.42% natural acne
- Only 1-step in less than 5 minutes
Use coupon code MOMHINT for 30% off
To find details on all of these great Easter options, head to @momhint on Instagram and momhint.com.
Easter means family, fun and hosting! Sherri French, lifestyle and parenting expert, joined us Tuesday with some great Easter entertaining and decorating ideas to help you host the perfect get together.
Prep your Easter morning meal
Jimmy Dean Pork Sausage
- Savor the down-home taste of Jimmy Dean premium pork fresh sausage this Easter for breakfast, brunch, or dinner.
- These traditional Jimmy Dean pork sausage rolls are made with premium pork and seasoned to perfection with a signature blend of spices.
- The fresh sausage roll comes in a 16 oz package, which is the perfect amount for an Easter casserole, like the one I made here.
- My family loves it and I love that it’s no fuss.
- I can make this casserole a day in advance and then heat it up the morning of to save time on Easter morning.
- I make a big casserole because I can always freeze the leftovers for later.
- Or you can make a smaller dish and use the sausage for a different recipe.
- Jimmy Dean sausage is super versatile and can be the base for a bunch of other recipes we love, like sausage quiche, sausage stuffed mushrooms, and much more.
Visit JimmyDean.com for more recipe inspiration and information about where to buy.
Decorate and get in the Easter spirit with crafts
Easter Craft Box Kit by Creatology™ – $4.99
Chick & Bunny Paper Plate Craft Kit by Creatology™ Easter – $2.49
White Bunny Fabric Drawstring Bags by Celebrate It™ Easter, 2ct. – $2.99
7″ Daisy Paper Plates by Celebrate It™ Easter, 12ct. – $2.49
Large Hot Pink Tulip Arrangement in Wrapped Pot by Ashland® – $9.99
Small Hot Pink Tulip Arrangement in Wrapped Pot by Ashland® – $4.99
- Tulips are an iconic Spring symbol. This arrangement is available in a large or small arrangement, perfect for a centerpiece or at the front entry.
- Michaels also offers FREE online classes featuring a variety of Easter decorations and crafts.
- Find all of your decorating or crafting needs to get in the Easter spirit
Visit in store at Michaels or michaels.com
Start and end your day with coffee
Philips Espresso 3200 with LatteGo – $799.99
- This Easter, be the hostess with the mostest!
- Enjoy delicious cafe quality beverages from fresh ground beans at home, easier than ever. Philips Espresso 3200 with LatteGo uses unique LatteGo technology specially design for effortless enjoyment at the touch of a button — easy to set up, easy to use, and easy to clean, to allow more time with family and friends this Easter season.
- The machine makes five delicious coffee and espresso beverages, from black coffee to indulgent lattes and cappuccinos made with silky smooth foam and all customizable to each of your guests preferences.
To find details on all of these great Easter hosting ideas head to @momhint on Instagram and momhint.com.
You can find more from all of today’s “Life.Style.Live!” guests at the links below:
Plate It Up Catering – Frozen Food Month
Darlington Bed Race – Noblesville
Nathan Lowe – The Indy Dog Whisperer
Sherri French – Mom Hint
Green’s Lawn Care
Once a year, the biggest game in football happens and so many us of celebrate at home! Lifestyle and parenting expert Sherri French joined us today with some great ideas to host and cheer on your favorite team this coming Sunday!
Bring friends and family together
Bonfire + Stand – $289.99
Roasting Sticks : $69.99
- Our Fire Pits are designed to bring people and families together, in order to experience good moments and create lasting memories
- Solo Stove Fire Pits are virtually smokeless, and remove the need to play musical chairs all night
- Our roasting sticks are long enough that you are not burning yourself while roasting marshmallows, and are dishwasher safe for an easy clean up at the end of the night
Eliminate odors in your house
Poo~Pourri Before-You-Go Toilet Spray – $9.95 2oz (Scents include: Lavender Vanilla, Fresh Air, Trap-A-Crap and Black Pepper & Leather)
Home~Pourri Air + Fabric Multi-Purpose Odor Eliminator – $9.95 11oz (Scents include: Fresh Air, Lavender Sage, and Grapefruit Lychee Vanilla)
- After 14 years of being in the poop business, Poo~Pourri is busting out of the bathroom with an extensive line of natural, clean and safe odor eliminators to make your home, body and life smell wayyy better!
- From the living room to the bathroom, ~Pourri products have a funk-lock guarantee to fight all funky odors and leave your home smelling fresh for your party guests!
Delicious protein choice for game day
Tyson Crispy Chicken Strips – $9.99
- When it comes to sports and snacking, chicken scores a touchdown every time, even if the team you’re rooting for doesn’t.
- Tyson Brand’s broad portfolio of products offer a range of delicious options that are packed with protein and perfect for game day.
- One of my family favorites are Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips.
- Made with all-natural white chicken meat with no preservatives, this chicken is breaded and seasoned to perfection.
- There is 0 grams of trans fat and 13 grams of protein per serving
- All the hard work is already done – just heat and eat!
Find them on tyson.com and in the frozen aisle at select retailers nationwide
Big Game snacks
Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Pieces Honey Mustard & Onion – $3.99
Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Pieces Hot Buffalo Wing – $3.99
Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Pieces Cheddar Cheese – $3.99
- Perfect for Big Game snacking, Snyder’s of Hanover Pretzel Pieces are small bits of your favorite Sourdough Hard Pretzels, generously coated with extraordinary flavors, like Hot Buffalo Wing, Honey Mustard & Onion, and Cheddar Cheese!
- Each and every bite of these hearty pretzels delivers a satisfying crunch that will leave your crowd craving more.
Purchase in-store or online. Available at most major retail outlets and grocery stores, including Walmart and Kroger
Keep your drinks cool with team spirit
Little Playmate 7QT Cooler – $49.99
20OZ Stainless Steel Tumbler – $34.99
- Igloo launched this licensing partnership to bring together America’s favorite cooler company alongside its favorite sports league – the NFL.
- As NFL’s officially licensed products, Igloo’s team branded tumblers and Playmate coolers showcase each of the 32 teams.
To find details on all of these great Big Game ideas head to @momhint on Instagram and MomHint.com.
You can find more from all of today’s “Life.Style.Live!” guests at the links below:
Nathan Lowe – The Indy Dog Whisperer
Mom Hint – Sherri French – Valentines Day Gift Ideas
David Novak – The Gadget Guy
Lunar New Year Celebration
Do you struggle to find the perfect gift for your kids? Whether your kids are young or old, Sherri French, lifestyle and parenting expert, joined us today to help you with great ideas that bring both fun and games under your tree.
A great first step for your kids into tech
Disney and Pixar’s Cars, Disney’s Frozen, Disney’s Mickey and Friends, Disney and Pixar’s Toy Story Pebble Gear Kids’ Tablet – $99.99
Carry Bags – $19.99
Screen Buddy – $14.99
- Magical Disney Tablets giving kids a safe digital gateway to take their first steps into tech
- More than 500 apps and games kids know and love but stripped of all nasty surprises – no pop up ads that open unsafe browser windows, no in-app purchases or digital currency, no hidden fees; extensive, effective and easy to use parental controls
Shop at usa.pebblegear.com/ or Target
Can’t miss stocking stuffers
Scribble Scrubbies 2 ct – $7.99
Color Wonder Activity Pad – $4.99
64 ct crayons – $5.49
Washable Paint Sticks – $4.99
Colors Of The World Coloring Book – $1.99
- Let’s get creative with these stocking stuffers from Crayola.
- Add to your Scribble Scrubbie collection with these adorable pets, get colorful with washable paint sticks and classic 64 ct crayons in the Colors of the World Coloring Book, or for mess-free options, how about Color Wonder Activity Pads that include your favorite princesses and characters?
Shop at retailers nationwide
Old Fashioned Fun
Stomp Rocket Ultra : $19.99
Stomp Rocket Stunt Planes : $29.99
Stomp Rocket Dueling: $21.00
- Run, jump, and STOMP!
- For more than 25 years, Stomp Rocket® has been entertaining kids and their families by stimulating active, outdoor play.
- The Original Stomp Rocket® line is 100% kid-powered and includes rockets that soar up to 400 feet in the air as well as toys that are appropriate for kids as young as age 3.
Shop at Target, Meijer, Walmart, Hobby Lobby, Rite Aid, and many more fine retailers.
A creative gift of experience
BYJU’S FutureSchool Perform with Music
From Dec 1-31, BYJU’S FutureSchool is offering the first four entry-level classes for adults and kids for just $1
- This holiday season, give the gift of creativity-filled experiences with BYJU’S FutureSchool, an online learning platform that offers kids and adults one-on-one private instruction to learn guitar and piano.
- The performance-based curriculum helps beginners ages 6+ master technical skills and build social confidence by helping them publish their music on global streaming apps and giving live performances.
- All students are invited to take a free trial class in music and 1-hour private classes start at $24
Kids Against Maturity
Kids Against Maturity – $29.99 (Amazon during holiday season with have lightning deals/coupons)
- Kids Against Maturity is a family-friendly game, it has won many awards and has been one of Amazon’s best-selling games of 2020.
- Kids Against Maturity is not created by game developers, but instead, it was created by a family, a Dad and his daughter, so you know this game is parent-approved.
Shop at kidsagainstmaturity.com and Amazon
For more information visit, MomHint.com.
Memories of Christmas morning are still with us today and as parents, we want to make the holidays as magical and as memorable as possible for our children. Whether your kids are young or old, lifestyle and parenting expert, Sherri French is here today to help you with great ideas that bring joy under your tree.
Hands On Fun With Your Imagination
Bakery Activity Set – $17.99
Burger Activity Set – $12.99
- Make this holiday the sweetest ever with the Mad Mattr Bakery Activity Set! Create delicious-looking make-believe donuts, cupcakes and cookies and add as much faux-frosting as you like!
- Use our cut safe tool and seven molds to create whimsical make-believe Chocolate Chip, Sprinkle or Sugar Cookies, Round or Pointed Cupcakes and Donuts.
- Open the Mad Mattr burger shop and fire up imaginary play as you create your favorite pretend hamburger with all the fixin’s! Mold your patty, add cheese and tomato and you’ve got a make-believe burger everyone will go Mad for! I’ll take faux fries with mine!
Shop at www.relevantplay.com, www.amazon.com and speciality stores nationwide
Enjoy Your Own Speaker
Toniebox Playtime Puppy Bundle Set – $99.99
Blocks Sets (Marine Life, Invention & Innovation) – $19.99
- The Toniebox is an award-winning screen free speaker for kids.
- Children can simply place their favorite Tonie character on top of the Toniebox to play stories and songs
- The Toniebox is perfect for independent play.
- It is designed for small hands and uses intuitive, tactile motions for young children to use safely without parental supervision.
- To adjust the volume, they can pinch the Toniebox ears, and switch tracklists by hitting the side of the box.
Shop at www.tonies.com
Decorate Your Walls and Interact and Have Fun With The App
Sesame Street “Elmo Goes To The Zoo” – $39.99
- Wall Stories is an INTERACTIVE ROOM DECOR that comes to life with augmented reality
- It’s an easy-to-apply design that you can peel and stick anywhere in your home.
- Then it becomes interactive using the FREE Wall Stories app and AR technology which tells stories, offers games, and lets you create your own designs.
- The Wall Stories app comes with three modes: Story Mode, Game Mode, and Creative Mode.
- Story Mode invites children to read along with their smart devices like open picture books. Every story can be read or listened to in English or French!
- Game Mode encourages educational play with games on the smart device.
- Creative Mode gives children the freedom to virtually personalize their rooms through the Wall Stories app’s interactive augmented reality. In Creative Mode, children can design and create their own space for play!
Use coupon code MOMHINT for 20% off
Learn and Have Fun At The Same Time
Crayola Light-Up Activity Board – $24.99
- This easy-to-use Crayola Light-Up Activity Board is a fun, experimental light-up toy designed to entertain young kids while learning shape recognition, color mixing, and improved dexterity.
- Unlock endless hours of creativity by building and layering their own designs and color choices.
- When it’s time for clean-up, the built-in storage makes it easy to keep everything in one spot.
- Ages 3+
www.crayola.com and retailers nationwide
Blue Orange Games
- An adorable interactive game for preschoolers
- A twist on hide-and-seek: one person hides Squeaky, the little mouse gives clues about where she is by giggling and talking louder and louder, and everybody listen carefully to try to find her
- Very simple to play with, just remember to press on the purple button underneath when you are ready to hide her, and when someone finds her they need to press again the same button.
- Squeaky sings a happy song when she is found so all the children can dance with her.
- Just place her back in the cheese box to reset and play again!
Shop at your local toy store, at the Learning Express stores, or on www.blueorangegames.com
To find details on all of these great gift ideas for kids head to @momhint on Instagram.