Tag: Today Show

Liz Gumbinner of Cool Mom Picks talks kids and high heels with the TODAY Show

This morning, our editor Liz Gumbinner joined the TODAY Show along with a super smart group of women to talk hot topics on the Woman To Woman: Moms Get Real segment. Click over to catch Nathalie Morales with Liz, Rene Syler, Dr. Evelyn Minaya and Carole Sullivan. You’ll find out what she has to say about kids and high heels (it’s pretty funny), among other things. Can you guess her POV? Needless to say, you won’t be seeing high heels for toddlers on Cool Mom Picks any time soon. Hope you’re okay with...

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Pop goes the cocktail ring

After my TODAY show appearance last week, I think the number one question I was asked was” “who made your ring?” (A far better question than, “did you know you had spinach in your teeth the whole time?”) I was fortunate to find my lavender k2o by Karen Ko POP ring at a very sweet discount earlier this year, and boy do I love it. Should you love it too–enough to pay full price (and I wouldn’t blame you)–you can find them at Modern Mix Shop right now. The rings are handwoven out of Swarovski crystals and mounted on...

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Welcome Today Show viewers!

If you caught our Editor-in-Chief Liz Gumbinner on NBC’s TODAY this morning talking about the coolest back to school gear for kids, you’ve come to the right place. You’ll find all the items featured on the show, plus over 100 more awesome back to school goodies for your little and big kids, on our brand new Back to School Shopping Guide. And along with the fact that many of the cool kids’ clothes and school supplies we’ve featured in our guide are made and sold by small, family run businesses (like us, actually!), you’ll find a slew of amazing...

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Catch Cool Mom Picks on the Today Show tomorrow!

We’re so thrilled to tell you that we’re celebrating the launch of our Back to School Shopping Guide on NBC’s Today Show tomorrow morning. Whoo! Our Editor-in-Chief Liz will be highlighting some of the coolest picks from our guide, like backpacks and lunchboxes, back to school fashion, plus a bunch of great stuff for parents. So make sure to tune in around 9:30am or set your DVR now. Bonus: You’ll catch the 98 Degrees reunion concert. Maybe Liz will get to give soon-to-be-dad Nick Lachey a few parenting tips. Heh! -Kristen If you can’t catch Liz tomorrow morning, don’t worry! We’ll have...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

One of our favorite things about tech is that it lets grown-ups play like kids again. From vintage video game kicks to a candy-like rainbow of chargers, here are some of our favorite picks at Cool Mom Tech this week. 1. Our Editor-in-Chief Liz followed up her segment on Martha Stewart with a techie turn on The Today Show. You won’t want to miss her top picks for websites and apps that make life easier! 2. Ditch your white cords for a rainbow of colorful iPhone chargers that keep the kids from stealing yours then claiming they didn’t. 3....

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Personalized gifts you can still get in time for Christmas!

If you caught our Editor-in-Chief Liz on TODAY this morning talking about those awesome last minute personalized gifts today that you can still grab for Christmas or Hanukkah, don’t panic if you didn’t catch every single URL! We’ve got them all right here. Just make sure to check the sites for shipping costs, as rush and overnight fees may apply to these dates.   WOMEN:   Custom Embroidered Initial Necklaces Last date to order: 12/18   Personalized Journals Last date to order: 12/18 Buy any three gifts at Minted and save 15% with code “TODAY15” through 12/16   Custom...

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Web Coolness – Blogher, a big tech giveaway, funny ads, and a cure for a childhood disease

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. We’re smack in the middle of the BlogHer Conference today and having a blast. If you’re here, make sure you say hi! (And get an extra chance to win our fabulous HP netbook and camcorder giveaway.) If you’re not here, you can read the live blogs of panels and follow along at BlogHer.com, or follow our editors exploits through their twitter feeds: Kristen @thatkristen, Liz @Mom101, or of course, @CoolMomPicks. Indie Fixx started a book club. Check it out and you might...

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Cool Mom Picks loves the Today Show!

If you missed Cool Mom Picks editor Liz Gumbinner on the Today Show this morning, fear not: We’ve got the clip right here. Catch Liz chatting with Meredith Viera (who was wearing seriously killer shoes!) and sharing some of our favorite back to school picks from our 2010 Back to School Shopping Guide. And if you’re new to CMP from the Today Show, welcome! We’re so happy to have you here. Feel free to subscribe to our free newsletter for cool picks, exclusive discounts and giveaways you won’t find on our site. But not spam. We hate spam. We spit on you,...

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Catch Cool Mom Picks on NBC’s Today Show Thursday!

We’re so excited that Cool Mom Picks editor Liz Gumbinner will be joining The Today Show tomorrow to talk about some of the cool back to school picks in our Back to School Shopping Guide. The best part might be that Liz gets to share the green room with one of our favorite bloggers, Ree Drummond, a.k.a. the Pioneer Woman, who will be cooking up something fabulous in another segment. Yay for Today Show and their support of cool bloggers! So set your alarms (or your DVRs) and send us some virtual love. Or heck, show up live with...

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Web Coolness – Mom bloggers on the Today Show and more

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. We loved this morning’s Today Show interview about momblogs with CMP friends Isabel Kallman of Alpha Mom, Susan Getgood, and Jen Singer. Just ignore the segment title. Author Katherine Center has a beautiful new website. Don’t miss the inspirational photos of her body art project (shown) which we first discovered at the Mom 2.0 conference last month. Design*Sponge turns us onto the Haiti Poster Project ParentDish talks with one of our great inspirations, trainer Jillian Michaels We love Jaden Hair of Steamy...

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