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Things you might already own to help you stay clean “down there”

unsplash-logovisuals Finally, my laziness to get rid of things I don’t regularly use paid off! My husband would disagree, but I also know he doesn’t want to overpay for necessities such as toilet paper. Before you read on, know that this post contains affiliate links. Westside Mommy is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC […]

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Learning games and toys to get right now

Now that the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has most of us home-bound, how does one entertain themselves and their family during this time? I grew up without cable television, some toys, a brother and sister, and a big imagination. I researched some low-cost, screen-free entertainment options that are both fun and educational. Please note that these […]

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Disney Pixar’s “Onward” is a magical, original, heartwarming movie

Last Sunday, we saw an advance screening of Disney Pixar “Onward” at IMAX headquarters in Playa Vista. I’m so happy we were invited to this screening (as members of the media) because it was SO GOOD! Magical, yet relatable “Onward” takes place in a mythical suburban town, but the characters are totally relatable. Like today, […]

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Avengers VR Experience at THE VOID

If you love Virtual Reality and video games, then you will love THE VOID’s “Avengers Damage Control.” Last Sunday, my husband and I donned on the VR packs and suits with some friends and jumped from THE VOID’s storefront at Third Street Promenade into a Marvel Dimension. There, we “tested out” the prototype “Black Panther-type” […]

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Our Favorite Pieces from the LA Art Show 2020

When we attended the LA Art Show in 2018, we saw a lot of art that we loved. This year was just as fun, but even better because my daughter Aria’s greater appreciation for art, now that she is older. Since she was young, probably around 2 or 3, she has shown an interest in […]

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Enchant Christmas DC

This season, my family and I experienced Enchant Christmas DC at Nationals Park. It was our first visit to “The World’s Largest Maze.” As an #EnchantAmbassador, I received complimentary tickets to attend the event and share my experience. Enchant Christmas DC‘s maze is a whimsical, custom-designed, 90,000 square foot light display, where guests are invited […]

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Studio Movie Grill Glendale Experience

When I was a kid, going to the movies meant sitting in uncomfortable chairs that may or may not have dried gum under the seat. It was also about getting to the theatre early to reserve seats for friends by hanging jackets and leaving items on seats while giving the stink eye to anyone who […]

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Check out “Dogs! A Science Tail” Exhibit before it leaves the California Science Center

There is a special dog-focused exhibit at the California Science Center that will be ending in the new year. The exhibit allows humans to experience what it’s like from a dog’s perspective from all senses. My six-year old daughter really enjoyed it. In a timed run, she learned she runs as fast as a pug! […]

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Fantastic Planet Art Installation in DTLA

Find the glowing figures at FIGat7th! From now until November 10th, four giant, illuminated figures perch, rest, and observe DTLA at FIGat7th. This art installation is the work of Australian artist Amanda Parer, winner and nominee of several notable competitions. This light installation was inspired by the 1973 Czech/French film Fantastic Planet (La Plan├ęte Sauvage). […]

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Boo at the LA Zoo

Fall is a fun season to visit the LA Zoo. “Boo at Zoo” at the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens is when things get a little “spooky,” the entire month of October. We visited this past weekend, as guests of the zoo, to explore and share our experience. Spooky Stroll and Mystery Maze “Spooky […]