Tarantulas, Scorpions, Millepedes And Ken The Bug Guy

Photo of a Scorpion under black light.

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: EncinoMom’s Things To Do In Los Angeles

Photo of Red and Blue Vinyl Records at the Last Book Store in Los Angeles.

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

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 . . .

Swap Books Online With Paperbackswap

Photo of paper wrapped paperback in the mailbox by Eve Ross.

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 . . .

Dueling Santa Trackers! Norad Or Google? You Decide

Shot of NORAD's Santa Tracker.

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

KeKe Palmer talks with EncinoMom's Lisa Keating

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

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

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 At Christmas

Photo of antique document replicas at the International Printing Museum

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 . . .

Magical Overnight Oatmeal Recipe

Photo of McCanns Oatmeal

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 . . .

Rules of Engagement, 3 Steps To Halloween Candy Management

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 . . .

Hot Air Balloons In The Wild Blue Yonder

Photo of the balloon filled sky over Albuquerque, New Mexico by Kathy Kuzniar for EncinoMom.

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 From A Box With EncinoMom’s Lisa Keating

Still image from Gingerbread House video.

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 . . .

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