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Urban Accents Brunch Box Giveaway

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OMG. At EncinoMom, we received this amazing array of mixes, seasonings and toppings for brunch from our friends at Urban Accents. I’m thrilled to be able to share this with you, too! This Brunch Collection is perfect for gifting. For Mother’s Day, we recommend you order the box early and fete Mom with brunch in bed! The directions are easy to follow and would be fun for Dad and the kids to deliver foolproof dishes of scumptiousness and love to Mom on her big day.

You’ll need a few ingredients on hand to create these dishes, but chances are you have them in your fridge already. For example the Frittata Mixes require eggs, the Coffee Toppers require coffee. When I cooked up the Mediterranean Spinach Frittata, I added Feta Cheese and garnished it with a dollop of Greek yogurt and fresh herbs from my garden. It seems obvious, but I thought I’d spell it out, just in case. Bread, butter, milk, oil, eggs, a little cheese, coffee and water ought to cover all your bases.

The decadent contents of the Brunch Collection gift box would also be brilliant for sending to friends warming their first home, perfection for Newlyweds and new Moms, too. I think this would make a fabulous thank you gift. Can you imagine receiving this from your Realtor, just in time to make breakfast the morning after escrow closes? This collection might be just right as a class gift for a special teacher, coach or classroom aide. Sure to kick off their Summer feeling appreciated and adventurous as they explore new taste horizons.

The collection retails for $49.95 and includes a stack of 3 coffee toppers (Hazelnut, Cinnamon & Cocoa), 2 French Toast Drizzles (Sea Salted Caramel and Chocolate Cheesecake), 2 Frittata Mixes (Mediterranean Spinach and Southwestern Jalapeño) and 2 Flapjack Mixes (Potato Cheddar and Chive and Ginger Carrot Cake). You can also purchase these items individually. I’ve included a couple of links to these products on Amazon for your convenience. There are additional flavors available there as well, like Blueberry Lemon Lavender Flapjack Mix which sounds Heavenly to me. The Coffee Toppers, Frittata Mixes and French Toast Drizzles are Gluten Free. All of the products boast no GMOs and are made in small batches from all natural ingredients.

The perfect combination of savory and sweet for slow starting, luxurious weekend mornings, you will love giving this gift to yourself or someone else. With a little luck, you may be invited to enjoy the good eats when you give this as a gift! Enter today for a chance to win. It’s our way of saying thanks for being a loyal subscriber.

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Movie Night Popcorn Pack Giveaway

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Photograph of Urban Accents Blockbuster Movie Night Gift Set by EncinoMom photographer, Warren Keating.

Blockbuster Movie Night Popcorn Collection from Urban Accents. Who knew Salt & Vinegar popcorn would be so addictive?

OMG. We received this fantastic Blockbuster Movie Night Popcorn Collection from our friends at Urban Accents. It was so amazing we asked if we could get one for you, too! This was one of our favorite gift picks for the holidays. If your sweetheart is a popcorn lover, this could be the perfect gift for Valentine’s Day. Add a romantic movie and you are good to go.

The gift collection retails for $49.95 and includes 3 exotic gourmet popcorns, Caramel popcorn drizzle, 4 popcorn toppers and 8 classic movie popcorn boxes. The toppings range from the familiar White Cheddar and Kettle Corn to the audacious Dill Pickle and Salt & Vinegar (which are also great on veggies and in dips by the way). The popcorn is the kind where everything pops, a great treat for popcorn lovers who usually buy the store brand in bulk. Also the kernels boast no GMOs!

You will love this. Enter today for a chance to win. It’s our way of saying thanks for being a loyal subscriber. Wishing you the happiest of New Year’s and good luck!

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DAY 52 Weight Loss Journal

Today, I’m sharing another tool that I’m using to create variety, excitement and flavor in my made-at-home, make-ahead meals. At, we received a gift box full of glazes, rubs and spices from Urban Accents for an episode of EncinoMom Unboxed. While we opened it on camera, we didn’t have a chance to sample the spices – until now.

Well, now that we’ve had the opportunity to try everything, I’m overjoyed to report this assortment of spices has been a life saver! With family coming into town, 4th of July BBQ’s and entertaining at home, maintaining my Z.E.N Foods weight loss was very much on my mind! I used these spices and rubs and seasonings to add variety to my usual food prep ideas. This has expanded my horizons, kept my taste buds exhilarated (without much effort on my part) and essentially, made me look like an amazing hostess, guest and home chef!

See more on our website: & rock your Summer!


Photo of Urban Accents Grilling Spices.

Curious? You can see all of the flavors in our EncinoMom Unboxed video. Click the photo for the link.