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Westchester Family Fun This Week

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Word came last night that Jimmy Buffett is playing a free concert tonight at the Hermosa Beach Pier. That was crazy enough, but what really rocked me is that I found out on the Westchester Moms’ Facebook page and there was a lot of chatter about it. […]

Westchester Weekly for Sunday, August 3

Westchester Weekly – Here’s your weekly recap of what’s new and notable in Westchester 90045, including fun things to check out this week! Happy Sunday!Enjoy the links below to great information, including local restaurant reviews, things to do with the fam, Westchester’s newest real estate listings and information on this weekend’s open houses in Westchester. […]

Westchester Kids Fun This Week

Looking for something to do with the kids this week? Here are a few ideas for Westchester Kids fun as we start winding down the Summer fun: Raspberry Picking! It’s a trek, but how awesome to bring home a freezer full of berries. Two choices are Underwood Farms and Riley’s Farm. Been to the OC […]

Westchester Weekly for Friday, July 25

Westchester Weekly – Here’s your weekly recap of what’s new and notable in Westchester 90045, including fun things to check out this weekend!   Happy Weekend!Enjoy the links below to great information, including local restaurant reviews, things to do with the fam, Westchester’s newest real estate listings and information on this weekend’s open houses in […]

Westchester Kids Fun This Weekend

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Here are a few ideas to get you into the Westchester Kids Fun Zone frame of mind this weekend: Santa Monica Cinema On The Street – Airplane!” – the 1980 classic Zucker Brothers comedy, in which an airplane crew takes ill and the only person who […]

Westchester Weekly for Friday, July 18

Here’s your weekly recap of what’s new and notable in Westchester 90045, including fun things to check out this weekend! Sign up here to get the Westchester Weekly delivered to your inbox.   Happy Friday! This week we wish a happy 110th birthday to our neighbors to the west, Playa del Rey! I don’t admit this […]

Fun Family Events This Weekend In & Around Westchester

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Here are a few ideas to get you into the Westchester Kids Fun Zone frame of mind this weekend: Visitation Friday Night Food Trucks – invited trucks include Stuffed Crepe, Lobsta, Grilled Cheese Truck, Fishlips and others. Eric Vincent and the Diamond Cutters are the musical […]

Westchester Weekly for Friday, July 11

  Westchester Weekly – Here’s your weekly recap of what’s new and notable in Westchester 90045, including fun things to check out this weekend! Happy Friday!It’s been quite a week in Westchester! If you missed last week’s very impressive parade, you can catch pictures here.We also had a lively discussion on the Westchester Moms Facebook page […]

Westchester’s 4th of July Parade – 2014

Did you hear? Westchester had a parade! I’m kidding! Who could miss the closed streets and crowds? We try to hit the parade every year. It’s a ton of good old-fashioned family fun! The weather cooperated beautifully this year and I got some great shots. I’ve posted a few below. You can find more on […]

Fun Things To Do This Weekend In & Around Westchester

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Here are a few ideas: Four Clowns at the BeachhouseFour Clowns is the artist in residence this summer at the Annenberg and they’ve been creating two brand-new works, including Friday’s performance of “Noah” (Noah’s Ark told through clowning and physical theater). Fri., 4:30 p.m. Santa Monica. […]

Little Free Libraries In Westchester

I shared a photo of a Little Free Library in Kentwood on Facebook this week and learned that lots of other families are as excited about them as I am. Have you heard about Little Free Libraries? I learned about them last year when parents built three of them for my daughter’s K-8 campus. What […]

Fun Things To Do This Weekend In & Around Westchester

Looking for something to do with the kids this weekend? Here are a few ideas from Red Tricycle: The Great American Backyard Campout Turn off the televisions, computers and cell phones to connect with nature, family and friends. The Campout is a national, overnight event that encourages everyone to spend the night in their own backyard. […]

Art Class Fundraiser Tomorrow At Real Creative Space

Have you been to Real Creative Space yet in the Westchester Triangle? I got a chance to check it out last week at First Friday, and I was super impressed. We’re so lucky to have this studio in our own backyard. Tomorrow they are hosting a terrific event to raise money for Art for Animals’ […]

Gimme a Break: Super Spring Break Camps

Red Tricycle has come up with the ultimate list of Los Angeles kids spring break camps – “great ways of giving parents and wee ones alike a well deserved (and super-fun) break.” For their very comprehensive list, head over to redtri.com. What are you doing with your wee ones over break?

April Fools! Magic, Mischief and Where To Find It

For local shops for jokes, gags and magic that will blow the socks off your little pranksters for April Fool’s Day, head over to redtri.com. But whatever you do, don’t tell your little one that she’s getting a puppy and hand her a toy dog. I learned that one the hard way. 😉

Yum! Chicken Parmesan Meatloaf Bites

Meatloaf gets a fun new twist in the form of chicken parmesan meatloaf bites thanks to our friend Catherine McCord from Weelicious. These petite versions of the traditional thick-cut comfort food will satisfy your child’s taste buds and introduce them to an old favorite in a new way. We’re big Weelicious fans at our house and this […]

Mother and daughter team hope to make Westchester sweeter with frozen yogurt shop

Whether you’re a red velvet cupcake batter with chocolate sprinkles kind of guy or an apricot tart with fresh strawberries kind of woman, Westchester’s Yogurtland has enough flavors and toppings to satisfy the most discriminating of palettes. Since opening on January 22, Yogurtland has been popular with community members, students and people on their way to […]

El Segundo’s Candy Cane Lane Opens Tonight

Tonight, 26 homes in El Segundo in the 1200 block of East Acacia Avenue will switch on their holiday lights and welcome the first wave of visitors. Families have been decorating their homes and yards along “Candy Cane Lane” since 1949. They spend up to a month getting ready for the annual extravaganza. The display […]

Local Boat Parades

Mark your calendars! Two beloved boat parades are right around the corner. The first event is the 51st Marina del Rey Holiday Boat Parade & Fireworks on Saturday, 12/14. Fireworks go off at 5:55 pm and decorated boats start circling the harbor at 6 pm. Boats circle the harbor three times, with the show ending […]

4 Reasons to Let Your Kids Eat Junk this Halloween

We’ve certainly seen at our house time and time again that if we don’t make a big “no” deal out of things, our daughter has a lot less interest in them. She’s 11 now and every year without fail, we put her candy in the cupboard right away. She knows she can ask for it, […]