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 . . .
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 . . .
Spy Review: We Loved It Melissa McCarthy stars in this hilarious, twisty, fresh take on the Super Spy genre. Somewhere between James Bond, Inspector Clouseau, and Austin Powers, Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) enters the field in this R rated comedy. Full … 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 . . .
Vote to Save Your Fave (click here)! In this video we taste the new flavors of Lay’s Potato Chips: Southern Biscuits and Gravy, Greektown Gyro, Wavy West Coast Truffle Fries and New York Reuben. Have you tried them? If your a chip … continue reading . . .
Yet another EncinoMom Giveaway: Downy Wrinkle Releaser Travel Kit! Someone is going to be VERY happy with their Downy Wrinkle Releaser Travel Kit! Now say that three times fast. I was curious about this latest EncinoMom Giveaway, and so I did … continue reading . . .
Kevin From Work Gets Laughs Out Of Awkward Situations We’ve all been there, you spend a lot of hours working with someone and you start to develop a crush at the office. Some of us act on it and some … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom’s Made in the Shade Shop: Evian Water Spray 1.7 oz. Singles I’ve been using these Evian Water misters for decades. They last a long time and are a perfect way to stay cool and fresh when traveling. I started … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom’s Product Review: Turtle Wax Headlight Lens Restorer Kit My car is a 2001 Ford Escort. It’s been a real trooper for me, but after owning it for more than 10 … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom’s Made in the Shade Shop: We’ll Always Have Paris: A Mother/Daughter Memoir Great summer read. This memoir reads like a novel. Mother and Daughter spend a month traveling in Europe – every year! Poignant, funny & touching, you’ll laugh … continue reading . . .
We kick off this episode with a couple of our favorite road trip tips and then launch into an epic test drive of car trip snack picks. Many of today’s tastes are new to market and boast GMO free grains … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom’s Made in the Shade Shop: The World According to Garp By John Irving Product Description 20th ANNIVERSARY EDITION, with a new Afterword from the author! … continue reading . . .
Wouldn’t it be awesome to have an extra $500 bucks to spend on vacation? Maybe it’s been 10 years since you bought yourself a nice pair of Summer sandals, or maybe you need a new set of pots and pans. … continue reading . . .
We love this Party in a Box from Del Real Foods! Del Real Foods have been serving up fresh, flavorful and authentic Mexican meals since 2003. Their gluten, trans fat and MSG free, products are fully cooked and ready to heat and … continue reading . . .
I hope this is as much fun for you to watch as it was for us to make! W First we stopped off in Little Tokyo and picked up some Japanese prepackaged snack foods and a couple of Poppin’ Cookin’ … continue reading . . .
Mahalo, OluKai! Thanks for the new shoes. You can spread the aloha spirit with every step you take in these new offerings from Hawaiian footwear line OluKai. Available at Nordstrom’s, The Walking Store and specialty Boutiques these flip flops, sandals, flats … continue reading . . .
Here it is! The 2015 Can-Am Spyder F3 Test Drive. We’re back in Long Beach, California for the motorcycle show to test drive the 2015 Can-Am Spyder F3. I caught up with Brian Manning from Can-Am who showed me the … continue reading . . .
We were invited to the FabFitFun extravaganza at #theRedburyHotel in Hollywood, one of LA’s best. It was the perfect venue for this FabFitFun event that took over The Library and adjoining courtyard. Click on any of the pictures to watch the … continue reading . . .
Do you know the origin of Vodka? How to make the perfect Martini? I don’t — nor do I care to take a look behind the scenes at the world of mixology, unless you’re talking about my beloved Gin, then … continue reading . . .