MV Shop

MV Shop

Welcome to my shop: all products have been created by Me (Mar Vista Mom) and Art by Jim Carroll (aka, the Mar Vista Dad), This is just a sampling of the designs and products in my Mar Vista Mom RedBubble store. Click through to shop 

Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads

Gift Ideas for Dads and Grads

This post contains affiliate links. We’re in the midst of two gifting seasons right now: Graduation and Father’s Day. Are you ready? Do you have gift ideas in mind, or would you like a few suggestions? I hope you said “suggestions,” because that is what 

Amazon Shopping to Support MVM

Amazon Shopping to Support MVM

This are unprecedented times we’re living in, and we all need to support each other and our communities. Mar Vista has always been exceptional at coming together and we are truly lucky because of that. As you are shopping on Amazon for your basic essentials 

March Events at the Mar Vista Library

March Events at the Mar Vista Library

March is Women’s Heritage Month so watch the book display for some interesting titles. We will also celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, hold an Irish myth storytime and watch Frozen II. Featured events this month include: Dr. Seuss party – Mon, Mar 2- 4pm   Adult Craft Event 

Mar Vista Art Walk this Thursday, March 7th

Mar Vista Art Walk this Thursday, March 7th

Don’t miss the Mar Vista Art Walk –¬†happening this Thursday, March 7th, from 6-10 p.m. with special musical guests, musicians and art lining Venice Blvd along the 1-mile stretch from Inglewood – Beethoven.¬†¬†

CicLAvia is this Sunday, March 3rd

CicLAvia is this Sunday, March 3rd

CicLAvia is this Sunday, March 3rd, from 9am – 4pm. From Culver City to Mar Vista – and Venice High. Enjoy!!

Restaurant Rumors!

Restaurant Rumors!

Lots of work being done at the old Crest House. Rumors about some fancy Culver City restaurant opening an outpost here have been floating about. But do tell — what have you heard? And Cora’s has closed, but something’s coming to take it’s place. I 

Santa Visited Mar Vista This Week

Santa Visited Mar Vista This Week

It’s true! Santa came to town! He and his sleigh, pulled by a very accommodating LAPD Pacific Division SUV, and with a police escort to boot, stopped several places all over town this week. It’s a show of community spirit on the LAPD’s part, and 

Mar Vista’s So Hot, We’re On The Huffington Post!

Mar Vista’s So Hot, We’re On The Huffington Post!

We have another local booster: Stacie Krajchir, of the Bungalow PR — and a Mar Vista resident — loves our neighborhood so much she saw fit to write about us on the HuffPo (as it’s called by those of us who love it). It’s a 

Mar Vista Business Profile: Celeste’s Tailoring

Mar Vista Business Profile: Celeste’s Tailoring

Celeste has been here in Mar Vista for 7 years, doing alterations and some basic seamstress work. She’s well-known for doing alterations on Burning Man costumes, just FYI. Celeste’s Tailoring, 12028 Venice Blvd., open M – F 9am – 7pm, and weekends 10am – 5pm.