Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

CELEBRATE ST. PATTY’S DAY WITH ONE OF L.A.’S BIGGEST PARTIES AT TAM O’SHANTER! Legendary Restaurant Starts Full Day of Special Events at 11:00am!   Can’t make it out for the festivities? See EncinoMom’s recipes to make at home, below! Tam O’Shanter, a … continue reading . . .

Tween Makeover At The Good Life 2013 Fashion Event

Tween Makeover at the Mall on California Living for EncinoMom.tv.

Tween Makeover At The Good Life 2013 Fashion Event Tween Makeover At The Mall from Lisa Keating on Vimeo. We enjoyed The Good Life at Westfield Topanga Mall this past weekend, with complimentary beverages and mini cupcakes served while the … continue reading . . .

Los Angeles Zoo Tips

Meerkat at the Los Angeles Zoo.

Los Angeles Zoo Tips From EncinoMom Here are our tips for your visit to the Los Angeles Zoo. We had the opportunity to visit on a perfectly temperate Friday afternoon and caught a screening of Koala Kids (out on DVD … continue reading . . .

Sprouts, Growing Your Own Organic Produce From Food

Sprouts growing. Carrot tops grow in a dish in the EncinoMom.com's California kitchen.

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 . . .

Irish Soda Bread Recipe For St. Patrick’s Day – Easy

Photo of sliced Irish Soda Bread with a pat of butter and cup of tea.

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

Photo of a Fragrant Pink Rose in Bloom by Lisa Keating for EncinoMom.

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 . . .

Bee on Cherry Blossom

Bee and Cherry Blossom.

This photo captured at the Japanese Garden while on a stroll viewing Cherry Blossoms and Camellias in bloom.                           For more info see our story here: A Cup Of … continue reading . . .

Camellia Blooming in the Japanese Garden

Camellia photographed in the Japanese Garden by Warren Keating, photographer.

Camellia Blooming in the Japanese Garden This blooming Camellia was captured on an afternoon stroll through the Japanese Garden inside of Woodley Park. … continue reading . . .

Getaway To Ventura In This Episode Of California Living

Video still featuring oysters for the front page of EncinoMom the California Lifestyle New Media Magazing.

Ventura, California Getaway From California Living and EncinoMom.tv Ready for a little getaway that’s just under an hour away from LA? Pop up to Ventura, a sweet seaside city with great eateries, wineries, a super walkable downtown complete with a … continue reading . . .

Baked Avocado Eggs and Hollandaise Recipe

Photo of California style Avocado baked with egg and Hollandaise sauce by Lisa Keating of EncinoMom.

Try Baked Avocado Egg with Hollandaise Hearts For Valentine’s Day Here’s a simple recipe for an elegant breakfast or brunch inspired by a photo I saw recently on Pinterest. The original photo looked so amazing, I had to try it … continue reading . . .

Buddha’s Hand

Photo of Buddha's Hand locally grown citrus by Lisa Keating for EncinoMom.com

Ever seen these in your local market? I didn’t buy any, but couldn’t resist snapping a pic of these odd looking citrus fruits. Locally grown here in California, I’m so curious about what to do with these. If you’ve tried … continue reading . . .

Can’t Beat Corned Beef Recipe

Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner photo by Eve Ross for EncinoMom the California Lifestyle New Media Magazine.

Best Corned Beef & Cabbage Recipe By: Lisa Keating Photo: Eve Ross I just couldn’t wait for St. Patty’s Day this year. I’ve already made corned beef and eaten all of the left overs! (It’s great the next day for … continue reading . . .

A Cup of Tea In the Japanese Garden

Still frame from the Japanese Garden episode of California Living

Tea Service in the Japanese Garden in Los Angeles’ Woodley Park In this episode of California Living from http://EncinoMom.TV, we join volunteer Debra Phillips and host, Lisa Keating for a walk in the park. This seemingly remote Japanese Garden, designed … continue reading . . .

Road Trip Up The California Coast

EncinoMom takes a Road Trip Up The California Coast Take a ride with EncinoMom on this virtual 4-day road trip up the California coast. From Encino, California to the Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz this quick video trip highlights some … continue reading . . .

Happy Mother’s Day From EncinoMom!

Happy Mother's Day From EncinoMom!

Pitchers and flowers waiting for a party. 🙂 Wishing you the Mother’s Day your heart desires.   – Posted using BlogPress from my iPhone Photos by: Lisa Keating Here’s a link to a DIY project you can do today with the kids … continue reading . . .

Wild Mustard Traces The Trail From Mission To Mission In California

Legend has it that missionaries spread mustard seed along their path from mission to mission to mark their way –  á la Hansel and Gretel. All these years later, the Golden State bursts into bloom from stem to stern, as … continue reading . . .

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