Jill Sorensen

Jill is a Communications Manager for the Rochester, Michigan Regional Chamber of Commerce and a Senior Manager with Beautycounter.  She is the mother of two darling daughters ages 13 and 15 and a labradoodle named Bella.  She is also addicted to yoga (Bikram being her favorite), and has a passion for all things holistic.  She loves to explore new ways to live healthier and happier and is excited to share her findings with our readers.  To learn more about Beautycounter and their company’s missio...
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Top 8 Aruba Beaches

Aruba used to be my secret paradise.  After visiting the island for the first time some nineteen years ago, I've been in love with the perfect Caribbean destination ever since. But, now that the rest of the world knows about it or wants to know about this island-paradise destination, I thought I'd share my favorite 8 beach locations for sun, swim, snorkeling, romantic walks and family fun. 1. Palm Beach Palm Beach is a two-mile strip known for its white sands and turquoise waters. This...
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TEAM 4TH: Americana style with SWEAT NSK

It's time to celebrate! Along with the Summer Olympics, now is the time to also celebrate the 4th of July! So, in other words, it’s time to bump up our team USA spirit. Whether you plan on spending the holiday weekend sweating it out at that yoga retreat or bbq-ing locally with friends and family, athleisure clothes might tickle your fancy. Luxury activewear boutique Sweat NSK has set us up with a curated selection of Independence Day looks that scream "Team USA" without compromising our fash...
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The Americana Collection at Lane Bryant

Are you celebrating red, white and blue and barbecues this weekend?  Lane Bryant's festive Americana collection is all about celebrating America's beautiful colors and I'm loving the ads of the models.  There's nothing like a beautiful woman smiling and loving herself in our country's stars and stripes! Wouldn't you agree? Need a quick something for your July 4th date or family gathering? From picnics to firework-gazing, I'm certain these items will make you feel sexy and will put you in the ...
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Finding Dory is in Theaters Everywhere!

The time is now! Finally, after 13 years, FINDING DORY is now playing in theaters everywhere! This is one of Pixar’s best films and it's excellent for the whole family! Dory (Ellen DeGeneres) is a wide-eyed, blue tang fish who suffers from memory loss just about every other minute. The one thing she can remember is that she is somehow separated from her parents as a result of a childhood incident. With help from her friends Nemo and Marlin, Dory goes on a fun adventure to find them. Her journ...
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The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark

Heading to Ireland anytime soon?  While visiting you must, must, must visit The Burren and The Cliffs of Moher Geopark.  The Cliffs are located just south of the Village of Doolin in Co Clare, Ireland. The "so massive they're frightening cliffs" ascend over 700 feet and run south for five miles to a place called Hag's Head. They are Ireland's premier attraction along the ocean for tourists and a must see for anyone who visits. Unfortunately, the weather was so bad the day we visited the C...
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Finding Dory Activity Sheets

Are your kids getting ready for "Finding Dory"?  Since Dory won't be swinming into theaters until June 17th, we wanted to help get the kids excited with a fun memory game and additional activity sheets to keep them busy until the movie comes out! Host a fun playdate or have some one-on-one time with your little one.  Either way these are fun activities to let Dory exclusively into your home before her big debut! Click the links below to download and print our exciting Finding Dory activiti...
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A Sneak Peek at Disney’s Re-telling of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

A Glamorous Moms first! Get a sneak peek at Disney’s upcoming live-action re-telling musical of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! You're invited to click below and get a glimpse of the highly anticipated Disney film based on the animated classic. The film stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen and Emma Thompson. BEAUTY AND THE BEAST opens in theaters everywhere on March 17, 2017! Watch the teaser below and leave a comment to let us...
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Alex and Ani Mother’s Day Shopping Event

Mother's Day is a favorite of ours and it's right around the corner.  We are thrilled to spend the day with our families and loved ones and are always excited to spoil our moms too! After all, it's the least we can do! ALEX AND ANI will be holding a Mother’s Day shopping event on Saturday, May 7th in their retail stores and you are invited! A mother's love and support is extraordinarily strong without limitation. The peony, the queen of the garden, symbolically encompasses the maternal traits...
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Couture Designer Julian Chang Introduces Summer 2016 Collection

Julian Chang is a couture designer who is taking over the fashion industry by storm one bohemian pattern at a time. His designs gravitate towards the successful modern day professional woman. Designer Julian Chang was inspired by the sky for his Summer 2016 collection, creating different designs that featured beautiful colors such as red, pink, and different hues of blue. Just like his Summer 2016 design in the photograph to the right, his designs not only stand out, but they provide a redefined...
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Stokke Trailz The Range Rover of Strollers

Studies show silver and grey are two of the leading colors for cars and now parents can have their favorite mobile color for their child’s stroller with Stokke’s new Grey Melange. Available for the iconic Xplory stroller and all-terrain Trailz stroller, the Grey Melange hue is effortlessly chic and a true classic. By weaving light and dark threads to create the ultimate melange look, it's no wonder the color grey stands for someone who has a penchant for the best of the best. Here are a few o...
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Lord and Taylor Hosts Prom Fashion Shows

Lord & Taylor will be hosting prom fashion shows, this Saturday, March 5th in all 50 stores across the country. Our two Michigan locations, at Lakeside and Twelve Oaks Malls will also be participating.  Students from local high schools will model in the shows and will feature this season’s top prom trends and styles in terms of long and short dresses and how to accessorize both looks will also be shared. The fashion shows will take place at 2:00 pm in each Lord & Taylor store location...
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Alex and Ani Brings Micro Florals to Spring 2016

Seen throughout the fall 2016 runways, micro florals are a trend to try to experience from March to September. But for all of the women who want to rock the trend for spring, Alex and Ani has launched a collection of floral wrap bracelets that will ease you into it, and get you out of that ‘all black everything’ winter look. These delicate pieces represent transformation, destiny, and the infinite nature of the universe. The colors are rooted in their connection to the Earth and its perpetual...
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The Eastern Bunny Hops into Somerset Collection’s Spring Garden

Somerset Collection’s North Grand Court will be in full bloom, March 12th through March 26th, to host a Easter Bunny visit in a lush spring garden. Children visiting the Easter Bunny will have a fun-filled experience, getting their picture taken, visiting a special Jelly Bean bar, receiving a special gift bag and will be invited to toss coins into the fountain for charity. When kids visit the Easter Bunny in the North Grand Court gardens to have their picture taken, they will receive an Easte...
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Organize your Shades with OYOBox

If you're like me, you probably have designer sunglasses on every floor of the house and in your car.  The funny thing is, when I'm ready to rush out the door, I can never find the pair I actually want to wear.  Well now my friends at OYOBox have a solution for girls like you and I. They've clearly thought of us with this neat little invention. OYOBox is the perfect decorative yet purposeful staple for any shelf. OYOBox is a stylish, sleek home for both your prescription glasses and designer ...
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Kung Fu Panda 3 Coming Soon!

On Saturday, January 16, 2016, we received the opportunity to attend a family friendly private screening and red carpet event for Kung Fu Panda 3. We can't share our opinion on the movie just yet, but we can share that the movie will be out in theaters January 29th at your nearest movie theater so mark your calendars and call your son or daughter's neighborhood friends. This just might an experience you'll want to share! Kung Fu Panda 3 is rated PG and brought to you by DreamWorks. It is dire...
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Adare Manor Castle and Golf Resort; Ireland

Have you ever stayed in a nineteenth century neo-Gothic castle surrounded by half standing medieval ruins, beautiful gardens and romantic winding forest paths? Well allow me to take you there. I know just the place. Adare Manor Hotel and Golf Resort (a member of the Leading Hotels of the World) located in Adare Village in Co. Limerick, Ireland is exactly as described above, only dreamier. Last Spring, a beautiful trip to Ireland was our destination we had anticipated for months.  If you read ...
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Chrissy Teigen is Having a Girl

In case you haven't heard, Chrissy Teigen is pregnant and she's having a girl!  The model and talk show host has recently been seen both on the cover of Vogue Thailand and showing her baby bump on Instagram. Teigen, who’s married to John Legend and is expecting her first child, was photographed by photographer YuTsai during the Vogue Thailand cover shoot when the news reached the happy couple. She wore a black sequin bodysuit with a tan crochet cardigan from Chanel trendy gold belt for some add...
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Lisa Luth

A fitness blogger (@runfastmama) and Glamorous Mom, Lisa Luth's mission and joy is to share the truth about RUNNING, FOOD and FITNESS with others. She has experienced anxiety, depression, weight gain and lifelessness because of food choices and has learned what works for her. She's learned what foods give her energy, health and happiness and which foods make her sick, infected, and inflamed. She's not an expert, but a fellow Glamorous Mom and an excellent coach that has the answers when it comes...
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Pixar’s ‘The Good Dinosaur’

Pixar never seems to fail us when it comes to family friendly heartwarming films. Another new movie coming out this November, Pixar’s “The Good Dinosaur,” is a loving tale about an adorable Apotosaurus named Arlo and his human best friend, Spot. A brand new trailer of the new movie has been released and we have it right here for you and your little ones to enjoy.  As you get a sneak peak of what's to come for little Arlo, you may realize you'll need a box of tissues when it's time to see the ...
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