EncinoMom Magazine

By Lisa Keating | California Lifestyle celebrating sustainable elegance and the California state of mind.

Sprouts Farmers Market

First time at Sprouts Farmers Market<p>As the new year starts and resolutions, goals and dreams abound, I am struck by the power of little changes that …

FabFitFun Unboxing Video

We were invited to the<p>FabFitFun<p>extravaganza at ‪#‎theRedburyHotel‬ in Hollywood, one of LA’s best. It was the perfect venue for this FabFitFun‬ event …

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<b>SHADE HOTEL REDONDO BEACH OFFERS A LUXURY FESTIVE ROOM PACKAGE FOR HOLIDAY TRAVELERS</b><p><b>Luxury Boutique Hotel Partners with Local Children’s Charity for</b> …

The Judge Review

<b>In The Judge, Iron Man Soars<br>in a Different “Suit”</b><p><b>(Sorry, I Couldn’t Resist<br>a Punny Title)</b><p>Fathers and Sons: A theme that echoes through some of our …

The Book of Life Roundtable Interview

The Book of Life Review & Interview<p>Excited to get started!<p>The Book of Life released on Blu-ray and DVD today, January 27th. Recently I had the …

Memory Board Redo How To

Click the picture to watch the whole room transformation in under 3 minutes.<p>When we embarked on the tween room makeover there were a couple of easy …

Mixology Class at the Hard Rock Café

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, …

Test Drive Can-Am Spyder F3

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 …

Wooden Shoes

Wooden Shoes. <i>Celebrating Dr. Scholl’s Classic Sandal.</i><p>The doctor’s name up in lights.<p>The vibe of the crowd celebrating the return of the Classic …

Hollyhock House

Already enjoying the breeze and design features as I approach the entrance.<p>The Frank Lloyd Wright masterpiece, Hollyhock House, reopened on Friday, …

Top 10 Emerging Ski Towns

These ten North American ski towns may not have the name recognition of the world’s best-known destinations, but that’s just fine with them. These are the local favorites, the up-and-comers. They’re real towns, often cheaper and friendlier than the big dogs—at least for now. If you’re on the hunt …

The Amazing Healing Powers of Mashed Potatoes

Twelve years into this whole parenting thing, I know a few things for sure: The baby will need your attention at the exact moment the garlic in the …

30 New Year Resolutions to Rock Your 2015

New Year’s resolutions: many of us make them each January, and then by March they are long forgotten. Some of the most common broken resolutions are …

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Panda Bear – “Meets The Grim Reaper”<p><b>Meets The Grim Reaper is t</b>he upcoming fifth studio album by the American recording artist.<p>2<p>Mark Ronson <br>“Uptown …

Vikings Storm the Streets at Up Helly Aa, Europe’s Biggest Fire Festival (Photos)

Winter in the Shetland Islands—an archipelago off Scotland's northeastern coast between the North and Norwegian seas—can be a bleak, dark time: 75 …

'Mr. Turner' an unblinking portrait of British artist J.M.W. Turner

J.M.W. Turner, arguably the greatest of British painters, was an uncommonly difficult man, and "Mr. Turner," the exceptional film Mike Leigh has made about him, does not do things the easy way either.<p>But just as Turner's expressive, enthralling work changed the nature of painting, "Mr. Turner," …

Recent storms send Yosemite waterfalls rushing back

The water dropped, a pure white ribbon fluttering down-down-down a towering granite wall.<p>In other winters it was a sight to behold, but to be expected. This year, the return of Yosemite's waterfalls was more.<p>Because they had disappeared.<p>When California is not in a historic drought, winter snow …

The 21 Hottest Restaurants in Las Vegas; Wahlburgers Has a Home

<i>This here is Sin City Wrap, a weekly recap of notable Las Vegas goings on from Eater Vegas.</i><p><i>Next read: Eater.com's America's 21 essential hamburgers.</i><p><i>LAS VEGAS</i> — Where should you be dining in Las Vegas? The hottest new restaurants, of course. Five new places make the updated guide to the biggest …

The Year in Tacos 2014

L.A.'s taco culture is an ever-evolving affair. Popular spots fall off just as new places come on strong, meaning there's never a shortage of exciting places to discover and explore.<p>Just this year, a handful of taco operations have begun making a name for themselves, whether slinging old school …