HUNTINGTON GARDENS FREE DAY – First Thursdays Each Month! The art collections and botanical gardens are eye-popping, definitely one of the crown jewels of Los Angeles. But ticket prices have become exorbitant. EncinoMom to the rescue! Tickets are free and … continue reading . . .
FAMILY ART NIGHT: Cool Colors Are the cooler temperatures making you feel blue? Look for warm and cool colors in the Museum’s paintings, including works by Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigée-Lebrun, Georges Lacombe and Vincent van Gogh. Then talk about warm and cool … continue reading . . .
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 . . .
Kayak Anacapa Island with California’s EncinoMom! Are you visiting California or just looking to beat the San Fernando Valley heat this summer? Head out to Anacapa Island on the good ship Vanguard (operated by Island Packers) and take in the … continue reading . . .
EncinoMom takes a Road Trip Up The California Coast Take a ride with EncinoMom on this virtual 4-day road trip up the California coast. From Encino, California to the Beach Boardwalk in Santa Cruz this quick video trip highlights some … continue reading . . .
50% off on Pirate Boots & Booty @ Hot Topic! Arrrg! Awesome, sneak peek at the new Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides movie starring Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz and Geoffrey Rush. We scored free tickets today at Hollywood/Highland! … continue reading . . .
What a fun way to celebrate setting the clocks ahead an hour! What better way to spend a short Saturday night than camping out in your own backyard? Friends joined in for scary story time around the fire and Smores … continue reading . . .
Lisette wanted to give her dad tickets to the Petersen Automotive Museum for Christmas this year. I’ve been hearing raves about this place for years, but had never been there myself. Over the years, my husband has taken my dad … continue reading . . .
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 . . .
Are you overseeding your grass? It’s that time again. Small problem: You don’t want Trick or Treaters trapsing across your delicate Terra Infirma! Here’s a Halloween tip for those muddy, barren spots in your yard (with or without the tender … continue reading . . .
My miracle came while I was working as a jazz singer in Japan. My husband came to visit me over Thanksgiving for a few days (I was on a 3 month long contract). After he left, I discovered that I … continue reading . . .
Enjoy these photos from my Daughter & Me Jewelry & Tea party. So much fun. With my grandmother’s china teacups, peppermint tea, cucumber sandwiches, girls, moms, jewelry to try on and plenty of chocolates, what could be sweeter? Photos by: Lisa … continue reading . . .
Thanksgiving, Al Fresco Here in Encino, we discovered a few years back that it’s warm enough to enjoy Thanksgiving under the stars. I have always loved eating outside, especially at a big, old, wooden table with enough room to gather everyone … continue reading . . .