Emporium Thai – An EncinoMom Top Pick! Our Experience We shared an amazing meal at Emporium Thai Cuisine in Westwood! The flavorful selections we sampled were complex, fresh and delicious. Even though we had plenty to eat, this tasting has … continue reading . . .
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Fall Outdoor Play When temperatures begin to fall we love to get the family outside. Hiking, biking and even long walks with our dog are even more enjoyable when the air is cool and the breeze is brisk. We love … continue reading . . .
Southwestern Grilled Lasagna – an original recipe from EncinoMom.com featuring Del Real Foods Ingredients: Flour tortillas 1 Cup Del Real Frijoles Refritos 2 Cups Del Real Carne Deshebrada 1 Cup Chopped tomatoes 1/2 Cup Chopped red pepper 1/4 Cup Sliced … continue reading . . .
Sprouts Farmers Market App Review Put up a parking lot Let me start by saying that I don’t usually like to do app reviews, but this is different. First of all, I’m a newly minted Sprouts fan. There are currently 200 … continue reading . . .
Plackers Flossers Dental Floss Review Lisa Keating for EncinoMom and Lizzie Kay from Lizzy’s Teen beat check out Plackers Fruit Smoothie Swirl Flossers! Do your kids have healthy dental habits? If you could use some help in the flossing department, you … continue reading . . .
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 . . .
First time at Sprouts Farmers Market As the new year starts and resolutions, goals and dreams abound, I am struck by the power of little changes that bring big results. Making small choices daily, like choosing water instead of soda, can really … continue reading . . .
Wonderful Halos Giveaway! Mandarins are back in season! a Rafflecopter giveaway Wonderful halos is sponsoring this fabulous prize package giveaway to start your New Year off right! Three pounds of sweet, seedless, easy to peel, California mandarin oranges in a reusable basket … continue reading . . .
FXP Hula Hoop With Workout DVD For Fitness On The Go Stay fit while you travel this holiday season with the FXP’s Travel Hula Hoop. This hula hoop snaps together easily and feels substantial enough for a seriously fun workout. … continue reading . . .
Punk Blue Tooth Portable Speaker This is a great little speaker with big sound. This wireless Bluetooth Speaker from Sol Republic will have you tapping your toes in no time. 1/4 inch threaded mount lets you attach it to your … continue reading . . .
@Large Ai Weiwei on Alcatraz See our story with video from the exhibit. This art book is the perfect gift for Ai Weiwei fans and human rights activists around the world. Internationally renowned Chinese artist Ai Weiwei created this inspiring … continue reading . . .
Evian Facial Water Spray Whether she drives up the coast with the top down, slides down the slopes in the snow or flies through the sky logging more frequent flyer miles than a pilot, this is a must have! You … continue reading . . .
I’m a die-hard foodie. I hunt out every local cart, truck, farmer’s market, pop-up, and Mom-and-Pop-hole-in-the-wall to sample their kimchi-marinated, locally-foraged truffle tacos with charred shiitake ash. So it is with some trepidation I admit my guilty pleasure… I love … continue reading . . .
Mikey and the Chocolate Factory Today I toured John Kelly chocolates in Hollywood, because sometimes life is really hard and you have to go sample delicious fine chocolates. The tour began several feet from the door, as the wonderful aroma … continue reading . . .
LA Beach Cities Modern Home Tour What do you think when you hear the term “modern home?” What do you feel? What visuals, temperature, textures, auditory senses are conjured? I’ll tell you what I used to think: bland, cold, stern, … continue reading . . .
Get your taste buds ready! California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has a new menu that is sure to keep you coming back for more. The new cocktails, lunch, and dinner options are both tasty and affordable. The only hard part will be choosing … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom Unboxes the ViDi Action Camera For Review We received the ViDi Action Camera to unbox, test and review for you here. We were immediately engaged in the fun when we saw the box! Priced at $99, the camera … continue reading . . .
Alpine Village Kicks Off Oktoberfest In Torrance! Have you ever been to a party that lasted two and a half weeks? Sounds like quite a celebration. Odds are that if you haven’t been to Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest you haven’t partied … continue reading . . .
Estérel Makeover The Estérel restaurant unveiled its makeover including two unique and colorful new spaces, “Le Jardin” and “The Aviary”. It showcased the new design and decor at its opening in July where many Angelinos showed up to take in the … continue reading . . .