New Summer Camp In Encino

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Sponsored Kids loose one third of the knowledge gained during the school year, each summer! If you’re kids aren’t going to summer school, are you considering summer camp? You can help your kids hone their edge over summer vacation with a … continue reading . . .

Father And Son Visit Ground Zero

ietnam Memorial by Eve Ross for EncinoMom.com

Guest Post by John Khouri Father And Son Visit Ground Zero I recently had the opportunity to take my nine-year-old son George to Ground Zero in New York City, and for the first time as a father (and educator), I … 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 . . .

How to Hold a Chef’s Knife

How to hold a chef's knife on encinomom.tv's California Living in the Kitchen

How to Hold a Chef’s Knife – Quick Tip on California Living You may want to pick up your favorite knife before watching this video to see if you know how to hold a Chef’s Knife correctly. Once you view … 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 . . .

Reading Aloud to Your Kids

Girl Reading a book

Reading Aloud to Your Kids By: Naomi Esterly Reading aloud to your kids is a great way to spend quality time with your children while providing them with benefits that will last a lifetime. Below, we’ve compiled some suggestions to … continue reading . . .

Gluten Free Appetizer Recipes, Interview & How-to Video

EncinoMom's Lisa Keating whipping up a Gluten Free appetizer at Cook LA

Gluten Free Appetizer Recipes, Interview, How-to Video The EncinoMom Team visited the teaching kitchen at Studio City’s, CookLA. We cooked up and taste tasted recipes from Chef Liz Alexanian’s Gluten Free Sides and Appetizers menu. Products from Udi’s Gluten Free … continue reading . . .

Heritage Square Museum Virtual Visit

Heritage Square Historic Homes Open Air Museum on EncinoMom.tv

Heritage Square Museum Virtual Visit on California Living Step back in time as you pass through the gates at Heritage Square Museum. It’s unlike any other museum I’ve ever seen. The collection on display is a small street full of … continue reading . . .

California State Parks – Update On Los Encinos & The State Budget

Photo of what may have been the kitchen at historic Los Encinos Park by Lisa Keating

Here’s the latest info on what’s happening with Los Encinos State Historic Park and the budget debacle as posted on Los Encinos’ FaceBook page by Sumner Davenport: https://www.facebook.com/groups/149220391819856/permalink/360697327338827/  (This link takes you directly to the post – or you can … continue reading . . .

Ready For Memorial Day

Lisa Keating of EncinoMom's photo of red peppers, asparagus, and yellow squash preped and ready for the grill.

Memorial Day Weekend is here and we are ready to grill! Sliced crook necked squash, red peppers, asparagus and fresh rosemary from the garden are arranged and ready to head to the BBQ. Drizzled with olive oil, balsamic vinegar and … continue reading . . .

Local Experts Weigh In On A New You In The New Year

Photo of cut citrus fruits and water.

Local Experts Weigh In On A New You In The New Year by Melissa Lambarena The ball drops, glasses clink and you throw caution to the wind as you celebrate another year through the early morning. We’ve all done it, … continue reading . . .

Tour Los Encinos State Historic Park – BEFORE It Closes!

Travel to California State Historic Park, Los Encinos

Did you know this California State Historic Park, rich in culture and resources is slated for closure along with 69 other parks in the Golden State? Take a moment to watch a little of what this one park has to offer … continue reading . . .

Pumpkin Pancake Recipe

EncinoMom - Pumpkin Pancakes

These pancakes drew “best I ever had in my life” raves from a pair of 9 year-olds at breakfast this morning. I used a basic batter mix from the grocery store and followed the directions on the box with the … continue reading . . .