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 . . .
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, … 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 . . .
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 . . .
Limoneira (pronounced lē mon΄âra), Launches Global Mixology Contest PATRICK REYNOLDS CREATES THE BEST LEMON COCKTAIL IN LA Patrick Reynolds, bartender at Wildcat Lounge and “Farm to Bar” columnist at the Santa Barbara Independent, created Manāw a Trois, an original concoction … 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: Southwest Airlines Gift Card You could pick up a couple of these $100 gift cards with your $500 prize and be on your way to your Summer getaway! I love the feeling I get … continue reading . . .
Summer Roasted Potato Salad: It’s picnic time! I found this recipe stuck in the back of one of my Mom’s recipe folders. One of many that we are finally trying out! It’s from Betty Rosbottom, and was in the Minneapolis … continue reading . . .
Snickerdoodles: sugar & spice cookie classic! Snickerdoodles are undoubtably one of the Cookie Classics. I didn’t fully realize this until I made my most recent batch. You quickly find (in the universe of the internet) that Snickerdoodles are BIG! I … 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 . . .
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 . . .
Tween Room Makeover: Side Project Recover Magazine Holders How To Join us as our team undertakes a room makeover. We’re upgrading this big girl room, which has already evolved from a baby room with a crib, through toddler bed, to bunk beds. … continue reading . . .
Click the picture to enter for a chance to win this prize from Urban Accents. Happy New Year! We’ve got something extra special to share with you to kick off the new year and the countdown to awards season. OMG. … continue reading . . .
Look at what we’re unboxing! The fabulous pin stripped, steel boned corset from The Violet Vixen is a waist trainer and we think it’s super fun paired with these Bandelettes. We also received samples of the latest from Woolite; a … continue reading . . .
We’re opening samples of Neilson-Massey Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Powder, Coffee & Chocolate Extracts, plus the Putt A Round for perfecting your putt at home or in the office and Mr. Cheese O’s, a protein rich snack with crunch from Sonoma … continue reading . . .
We caught up with Keegan Allen (Pretty Little Liars, and a really nice guy) at the International Bird Rescue Facility in San Pedro, California to learn a little about how IBR saves injured and oiled birds and the role that Dawn … continue reading . . .
Head over to the Hard Rock Café Hollywood Blvd. to try their Salted Caramel Café. It’s a fun twist on their good old cup of Joe combining Tia Maria, Bailey’s Irish Cream, salted caramel syrup, half and half, whipped cream, caramel corn, caramel … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom Unboxed: Episode #5 Featuring Retractable Banner & Resort Wear Dear Reader, Resort wear is an essential vacation item for anyone who is interested in comfortable swimwear – from somewhere similar to Hermoza – they would like to have wear … continue reading . . .