Attention Foodies! Mark your calendar for next Labor Day Weekend, now. Get yourself and your favorite people to The Taste for some of the best eats in LA. Taste sweet and savory bites, sip brews, bubbly, spirits and pick up … continue reading . . .
In this Unboxing we share a new product from Trissola which I received as a gift from Envy Salon in Sherman Oaks when I attended their press event. Thank you! And thanks for the new look. This was the first … continue reading . . .
Tasked with planning an unforgettable birthday party for a 13 year old girl, the EncinoMom team started kicking ideas around. We wanted to make it memorable and fun. It was going to be held on the actual birthday which was … continue reading . . .
LA Opera Camp Rocks! When we were approached by the LA Opera with an offer to participate in this year’s Summer Camp, I knew it was an amazing opportunity, but had some concerns: Namely, would my 12 year old agree? … continue reading . . .
ecoATM Review So there I was in the mall, more specifically at the food court. I wanted to pay cash for lunch, but when I opened my wallet a moth flew out. Enter the ecoATM. There under a light, right in … continue reading . . .
Oprah fans know Oprah loves tea. For the first time ever, the Queen of Talk shares her taste in tea with this unprecedented new Chai co-created with the experts from Teavana. Rolling out to Starbucks locations across the country on Tuesday, … continue reading . . .
Make homemade Limoncello with our easy recipe. This easy recipe takes time so you’ll need to plan ahead! For best results allow at least two weeks from your first thought of making Limoncello at home to your first sip of … continue reading . . .
For a swanky night on the town, head over to Riviera 31 located inside of the Los Angeles, Sofitel Hotel. The feel is decidedly French with live entertainment, signature cocktails, lush decor, soft lights and small plates. Order the cheese … continue reading . . .
Filling the house with Lemon Decor For Christmas Getting the house ready for the holidays always puts me in the spirit of the season. This year we have a short sprint from Thanksgiving to Christmas and with two new kittens … continue reading . . .
The Best Turkey Recipe Is A Hybrid! It’s November first and I’m craving this already. Some years I don’t wait for Thanksgiving to prepare this turkey recipe. This is pretty simple and so delicious. Check back in a few days, … continue reading . . .
California Pizza Kitchen Opens New Flagship Store At Westfield Topanga California Pizza Kitchen is nearing its 30th Birthday. Like others born in Beverly Hills in 1985, CPK has discovered it’s a good time to consider how to approach the next … continue reading . . .
Gardenia In Bloom Snapped on a morning walk with my iphone. Fragrant Gardenias are among my most favorite flowers. This one was caught blooming just outside my front door amongst the Hydrangeas and Roses for a heady mix of fragrance … continue reading . . .
Would you like to win four boxes of artisan-crafted Mighty Leaf Iced Tea, a Takeya Iced Tea Pitcher and glass water bottle? Here’s what I knew before I tried Mighty Tea: You can say “goodbye” to bottles this summer. Make … continue reading . . .
Here’s our recipe for salmon and fennel – especially for our new friend at Trader Joe’s! Enjoy! I was in my local Trader Joe’s earlier today and saw beautiful fresh fennel. It called to mind this family favorite recipe for … continue reading . . .
Guest Post by John Khouri Father And Son Visit Ground Zero I recently had the opportunity to take my nine-year-old son George to Ground Zero in New York City, and for the first time as a father (and educator), I … continue reading . . .
Sprouts, Growing Your Own Organic Produce From Food There are so many foods you can grow starting with the parts you usually cut off and toss (into the compost bin ;-). When I was first married, I started a compost … continue reading . . .
Paris: Alternative Things To Do For Tourists Visiting The City Of Lights This Year My Top “Off The Beaten Path” Paris Attractions Whenever I recommend things to see and do at a particular destination that I know well, I guide … continue reading . . .
Succulent Sighted On An Early Morning Walk. This variegated Echeveria seen growing in the community garden with Pinks in the corner of a vegetable plot caught my eye. This succulent is about 9 inches across. Echeveria come in many, many … continue reading . . .
Irish Soda Bread Recipe Photos & Story By: Eve Ross Beannachtaí na Féile Pádraig oraibh! …A St. Patrick’s Day Blessing On You! I am indeed a good bit Irish, my auburn hair passed down from my grandmother, Maggie Higgins. This … continue reading . . .
Fragrant Rose Photo From An Early Morning Walk Fragrant rose in full bloom captured on an early morning walk. At first glance this looks like a Camellia. Unlike rose bushes, Camellia bushes have no thorns, no fragrance and much larger … continue reading . . .