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OCMomBlogLogoThe OC Mom Blog is the #1 Resource for families living and traveling to Orange County. Shelby Barone, the founder of the OC Mom Blog, was born and raised in Orange County.  Along with a team of talented writers, The OC Mom Blog highlights the best adventures, fun, and creative ways for families to enjoy visiting and living in Orange County.

OC Mom Blog is part of the largest family based Orange County Media brand, OC Mom Media LLC. Over the past ten years, we have expanded to include to the ultimate OC dining guide at, and broadcast videos at

OC Mom Media LLC looks forward to partnering with you to help grow your brand to a large local and national audience.

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Shelby is the founder of OC Mom Media LLC, and is the most influential online mom in Orange County. She has been a freelance writer in Orange County to almost all of Orange County’s top publications over the past 10 years, and has over 100,000 followers on social media. She is founder of the largest online resource site for families in Orange County ~ The OC Mom Blog, OC Mom Dining, OC Mom Travel and OC Mom TV. Along with her three children, she is a single mom who shares her passion for encouraging moms to get outside and savor the natural beauty that OC has to offer families living, visiting or dreaming of the OC. [email protected]

Dad Bloggers

Houman Jazaeri is an OC dad who juggles work, play and his love of technology. On the side he runs, a website that reviews apps and has published his first book, 52 Apps for the College Student.

Teen Bloggers

Guitar playing, OC Surfer boy who has mastered the art of teen culinary science at OCSA. Andrew is a teen chef by day and an avid reader by night. Read his column here.
Ella is the OC Mom Blog teen blogger. She is an integrated arts student at the Orange County School of the Arts by day, and a fashionista by night. She loves baking, teddy bears and nice people. Read her column here
Dara is a teen blogger who’s love of music is only surpassed by his love of all things Disney (which he explains includes Marvel). He has an insane memory for fun facts and loves to learn more and more. When he grows up he wants to see the world and figure out a way to help people along the way maybe be a doctor.

Mom Bloggers

Naz Nodjoumi has lived in Orange County for over 35 years. She married the guy she sat next to in French class at WHS (go warriors), graduated UCI (zot zot zot) and has two kids. She’s grown up along side this once sleepy County and loves learning more and more about the ins and out of its great cities. When she’s not chauffeuring her kids around town, she’s either cooking, volunteering, or snapping away on one of her cameras. She loves museums, theater, art, discovering fun facts as well as traveling.
Darice is very active, has a passion for being positive and a big believer in squeezing as much out of life as possible. She enjoys a career in sales, loves writing for us and is a member of a nationwide network for women that helps elevate women in business and communities. She is the mother of Nicole Sebring, another writer for OC Mom Blog; you could likely see them together at some of the events that we cover. Family, friends and those close to her heart are what she most treasures. Darice is a social butterfly who always looks forward to new adventures, helping others and seeking out new places to visit
Freelance writer Sabrina Valles has a knack for sharing meaningful stories in her roles as a blogger and a public relations and marketing specialist. She enjoys covering craft beer events, sharing her favorite travel destinations (locally and abroad), and writing about places to devour delectable food and drinks for OC Mom Blog and her personal blog, Simply Crave Blog.
Chantile Wells is the mother of a beautiful 9 year old girl and wife to an amazing man. She is a third generation Californian and enjoys working part time for a local school, volunteering at her daughter’s school, art, and anything athletic.
You won’t catch this girl without a smile on her face. Amber Little is a down to earth wife and a patient, loving, stay at home mama. After starting a life with her childhood sweetheart, Jarred, and becoming a mom to their two sons, Piercen, 5 years old, and Harlen, 3 years old, she’s always looking to fill the days with laughter and adventure. Whether it’s building construction sites at the beach, making mud pies in the backyard, chasing them around, building forts or practicing tricks at the skate park, her life revolves around giving her boys an active, and unforgettable childhood. She thrives to balance every day, as a sincerely loving wife, mom, sister, aunt, niece and daughter. Family is everything to her!
Dawn is a fun loving wife and Mom to 3 amazing boys and a beautiful baby girl(finally). Her philosophy is family first and everything else comes second. You can find her juggling all things family with crafting, cooking, baking, traveling and her favorite…blogging for the OC Mom Blog. Her newest adventure is managing the social media for a local OC baby product company, all while being a stay at home mom to her baby girl and homeschooling her 5-year-old. Dawn likes to stay busy and is always on the go and looking for new adventures with her family. She believes life is too short, so you must live each day to the fullest.
Brooke is a married, stay-at-home mom to two young daughters. Born and raised in Southern California. Enjoys interior decorating, craft projects, and exploring all the wonderful places & things that OC has to offer with her family.
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