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LA with Kids: Olvera Street

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Olvera Street
845 N Alameda St
Los Angeles, CA 90012

photos by Madcitizen

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3 responses to LA with Kids: Olvera Street

  1. Krystal
    April 4, 2016

    What a fun day! BTW, What a fabulous dress! So perfect for our upcoming 90 degree weather here in Vegas. Where did you find such a cute little number?

    1. Eden
      April 4, 2016

      Thanks Krystal! I got it from Urban Outfitters!! It’s great for a hot day!! http://www.urbanoutfitters.com/uk/catalog/productdetail.jsp?id=5130582184998

  2. […] and horchata and a festive Mexican folk art papel picado!! We shopped downtown on Olvera Street, set our Cinco party up outside and whipped up some super easy Cinco de Mayo recipes!! And for […]

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