Tarantulas Scorpions Grasshoppers as pets? Ken The Bug Guy says, “Yes!” In celebration of the Blu-ray & DVD release of the animated feature, Epic, we had the opportunity to catch up with Ken The Bug Guy and some of his … continue reading . . .
Downtown Los Angeles – Things To Do So many things have changed since we lived at 7th and Spring in a loft more than 20 years ago. There are a lot more things to do in downtown Los Angeles and … continue reading . . .
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 . . .
Swap Books Online With Paperbackswap Written by: Eve Ross Photo by: Eve Ross Back in 2007, our family packed up and moved cross country from California to North Carolina. We lived in an incredibly charming, but incredibly small house, barely stretching … continue reading . . .
Bake a cake in a minute with the kids (or make an emergency dessert for unexpected guests). 3, 2, 1 . . . Done! Prep: Mix one box Angel Food Cake Mix & one box of any other flavor cake … continue reading . . .
Help! Which Santa Tracker should we follow? The Santa Tracker has become another holiday tradition around our house. This year NORAD has a new rival; Google. Since Google is the modern Lewis & Clark of the entire planet, it makes … continue reading . . .
Ice Age Ice Palace Interactive Holiday Exhibit Featuring Ice Age: Continental Drift We could show you scenes from the biggest family holiday release, Ice Age: Continental Drift, but do yourself a favor and go to the Beverly Center and watch … continue reading . . .
Tee Shirt Dress – Upcycle Old Favs Got a bag full of great old tee shirts headed for the rag bag? Here’s a great way to extend the life of your favorites. Great for girls, this tee shirt dress project … continue reading . . .
Star Eco-Station in Culver City Join us for a private tour of the Star Eco-Station in Culver City, California and meet a host of rescued animals. From fish and turtles, to alligators, spiders, snakes, cats and birds, you’ll find animals … continue reading . . .
International Printing Museum Celebrates Charles Dickens Great fun at “Fezziwig’s Warehouse” as recreated inside of the International Printing Museum. Join EncinoMom’s Lisa Keating for a video visit to the largest working collection of antique printing presses in the world, in … continue reading . . .
This recipe for oatmeal transforms overnight from water and oats to a warm, filling, heart healthy breakfast your whole family will love. I embellish the recipe by substituting heavy cream for 1/4 cup of the water. The cream definitely reduces … continue reading . . .
How to Handle Your Haul Living in a house full of candy monsters, it has always been obvious to me that Halloween requires a strategy. The first step is to serve a nutritious meal before marauding the neighborhood for sweet … continue reading . . .
Albuquerque, New Mexico fills with the magical site of hot air balloons from around the world, ascending into the pure blue expanse over the rainbow. If life at home feels a little like Kansas before the storm, add this technicolor … continue reading . . .
How To Build A Gingerbread House Start your own holiday family tradition with this easy to build gingerbread house kit from Germany. These abundantly available kits include everything except an egg white and a few drops of white vinegar. Of … continue reading . . .