This recipe is a favorite, from Skagit Valley Fare (1996) by Lavone Newell. (Now sadly out-of-print, but used copies can be found! And frankly, some of the best cookbooks are out-of-print!) Serve Coffee Sauce over pancakes, waffles, dessert crepes, fresh … continue reading . . .
In this Unboxing we share a new product from Trissola which I received as a gift from Envy Salon in Sherman Oaks when I attended their press event. Thank you! And thanks for the new look. This was the first … continue reading . . .
Tasked with planning an unforgettable birthday party for a 13 year old girl, the EncinoMom team started kicking ideas around. We wanted to make it memorable and fun, so something we knew we wanted was Exposure Photo Booths; they’re a … continue reading . . .
We’ll Always Have Paris, A Mother/Daughter Memoir Interview and Book Review If you liked Eat, Pray, Love, you will LOVE this book. If you have a daughter, or a mother, you will LOVE this book. If you like to travel, … continue reading . . .
ecoATM Review So there I was in the mall, more specifically at the food court. I wanted to pay cash for lunch, but when I opened my wallet a moth flew out. Enter the ecoATM. There under a light, right in … continue reading . . .
We dare you to make this Sweet Potato Crunch & Homemade Ice Cream Recipe! Let us know how it turns out! We’ve had this on deck for 2 years. We figured we should just go ahead and share it with … continue reading . . .
Daphne’s California Greek Giveaway from EncinoMom.com We love Daphne’s! We love you! As a thank you to our subscribers we are giving away a $50 gift card to Daphne’s California Greek so you can try their new summer menu! You’ll … continue reading . . .
Chef, Written and Directed by Jon Favreau This feel good film written and directed by Jon Favreau takes us on a Father/Son coming of age road trip through the competitive culinary world. Fueled by the social media feeding frenzy in which we … continue reading . . .
Shop for Antiques & Collectibles in the Valley. Looking for Kilim pillow covers from Uzbekistan, hard covered books carved into large letters, converted into lamps or old keys transformed to jewelry? Look no further! Each Saturday from 9 am to … continue reading . . .
Interview Video & airweave Mattress Topper Review We had the chance to chat with airweave President & CEO, Mr. Motokuni Takaoka. A premium mattress topper and category leader in Japan, airweave is where science meets sleep. Takaoka took over his … continue reading . . .
We are delighted to present this interview video with Tiffany Ward, President of Jay Ward Productions, Inc. and Executive Producer of Mr. Peabody & Sherman the new 3D Dreamworks Animated feature directed by Rob Minkoff (The Lion King, Stuart Little). … continue reading . . .
Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends: The Complete Series a Rafflecopter giveaway … continue reading . . .
The Oscars are coming up this Sunday! The 2014 nominees for Best Supporting Actress are pictured here with the film roles that got them nominated. Here are the predictions by the Los Angeles Times, and Variety! Get your ballots ready! … continue reading . . .
With the proliferation of Blow Dry Bars popping up all around town, I get it. People need their hair blow dried and styled. They like it and they’re willing to pay for it. I am not one of them. I’m … continue reading . . .
For a swanky night on the town, head over to Riviera 31 located inside of the Los Angeles, Sofitel Hotel. The feel is decidedly French with live entertainment, signature cocktails, lush decor, soft lights and small plates. Order the cheese … continue reading . . .
Join me in Pasadena, California at the Fresh Produce store for a free wheeling conversation with Actress and Singer E.G. Daily, fabulous wardrobe tips from Fashion Consultant Lori Ann Robinson and a special appearance by the Pantone Color of the … continue reading . . .
Looking for a perfect day? Make the trek to Crystal Cove and sample the offerings from the Beachcomber for Newport Beach’s Restaurant Week. You’ll find fun, relaxation, a sense of timelessness and great food, too. If you’re the type of … continue reading . . .
Mother Daughter Spa Experience Sit back and relax with our Mother Daughter Spa visit video. Finding a spa that can accommodate tweens and young teens can be a little tricky. My mom and her friends tend to visit Luxe Body … continue reading . . .
Can-Am Spyder, Test Drive One With Us First of all, there are a couple of things you should know about me. Number one is, I haven’t been on a motorcycle since I was 19 and I rode on the back … continue reading . . .
Date Bar Recipe This Date Bar Recipe was a childhood favorite, although the whole mix came in a box back then. I’ve attempted to recreate the recipe from scratch using Shield’s Date Crystals after visiting their gardens and shop recently … continue reading . . .