Articles Written By: Cindy Donnelly

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Chuao Chocolatier Introduces California Collective

Chuao Chocolatier Introduces California Collective

Chuao Chocolatier is celebrating California with the new California Collective chocolate line. With kid friendly flavors like, Pool Party Pretzel and Bright and Sunny Honey, we think these would be a fun addition to the end of summer pool parties or a treat after a day at the beach!! 

Crazy Kale Smoothies

Crazy Kale Smoothies

With the summer heat, a refreshing and healthy smoothie might be the perfect snack after a day of camp or day at the beach.  This recipe is from our Healthy Family Recipe columnist, Marissa Martorana who is a South Bay based dietitian. Crazy Kale Smoothies Yields: approx. 4, 10 oz cups Before you dismiss the…

Healthy Family Recipes-Refreshing Summer Taco Salad

Healthy Family Recipes-Refreshing Summer Taco Salad

Refreshing Summer Taco Salad: Serves (at least) 4 Ingredients: 1, 16 oz package of lean ground turkey 1 cup frozen corn Dash of : salt, pepper, chili powder, garlic powder 1 head of romaine lettuce, washed 1 can low sodium black beans, drained and rinsed 2 roma tomatoes, diced ¼ cup reduced fat colby jack…

Book Review: The Winner Is.. and High Wire Act by Kathy Brodsky

Book Review: The Winner Is.. and High Wire Act by Kathy Brodsky

What’s Up for Kids was given the opportunity to review two books by Kathy Brodsky and illustrated by Cameron Bennett. The books are part of an award-winning collection of books by this same author. The first title, The Winner Is… is beautifully illustrated and is about a dog that convinces himself he can win first…

Book Review: Shine!

Book Review: Shine!

Most of us have wished upon a star for something that seems out of reach, but when you’re a little sea star and what you want is to shine with the stars that twinkle in the sky, what do you do? Shine! the latest book by Patrick McDonnel, Caldecott winning creator of Me…Jane, Tek, and…

New National Wildlife Federation Cougars of LA Trading Cards

New National Wildlife Federation Cougars of LA Trading Cards

Ever since I was a kid, I have been fascinated by mountain lions. I always read with great interest about human encounters with this elusive cat.  Like many in the Los Angeles area, I tune in to news stories about our local mountain lions and their struggles to survive in an increasingly urban setting.  So…

Spotlight On Learn To Surf LA Surf Camp

Spotlight On Learn To Surf LA Surf Camp

Living in Southern California we are fortunate to be able to go to the beach year round. For our kids, learning how to surf, along with mastering ocean skills allows full enjoyment of our local beaches.  Learn to Surf LA offers surf camps in the South Bay and Santa Monica from beginning to advanced levels.…

Spotlight On South Bay Eco Kids Nature Camp

Spotlight On South Bay Eco Kids Nature Camp

South Bay Eco Kids Nature Camp is the first camp of its kind in the South Bay! You may have met the camp director and founder Kathleen Jacecko at this year’s What’s Up for Kids Expo in March. We asked her to share a little about her new program taking place at Wilderness Park in Redondo…

Spotlight on PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day Camp

Spotlight on PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day Camp

You may have met staff from PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day Camp at the What’s Up For Kids Expo in March.  We asked them to let us know a little more about more about their Summer Day Camp programs in Palos Verdes. 1. Tell us a little about your camp. PV Kids’ Corner Summer Day…

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