Monthly Archives: October 2014

  • Halloween Dinner Ideas for Your Little Monsters

    Halloween Dinner Ideas for Your Little Monsters

    Whether you’re attending Halloween parties with your kids, bringing them trick-or-treating or staying home to watch scary movies tonight, you don’t want to worry about how to work dinner into your plans. Last week we discussed fun and spooky, edible crafts to do with your kids, so this week we want to give you some ideas on how to spook up your recipes for dinner tonight.

    We know you don’t have a lot of time to spend on dinner tonight, so we found some easy and healthy recipes that won’t take up a lot of your schedule. Try these fun and creative alternatives to everyone’s favorite Italian dishes to add some spine-chilling entertainment to your Halloween meal for the kids!

  • 3 Fun and Spooky Halloween-Themed Crafts

    3 Fun and Spooky Halloween-Themed Crafts

    Halloween is just around the corner, and with that comes the busy time of costume hunting or making, as well as purchasing candy to hand out to trick-or-treaters. In addition to watching scary movies, visiting haunted houses and trick-or-treating, try these three kid-friendly, fun and spooky Halloween-themed crafts.

  • Get Outside! Fall Fun Activities for Your Family

    Get Outside! Fall Fun Activities for Your Family

    From the changing leaves to the crisp autumn air, fall is easily the most beautiful season of the year. The mild weather will provide plenty of opportunities to get into nature and experience fun family activities on the weekends. Here are just a few ideas to make the most of this fall. They may even turn into lifelong memories or traditions! Remember to soak up each day and don’t forget to give thanks all year long for each memory and moment spent with those closest to you. Now get outside and enjoy those beautiful fall days with these fun fall outdoor activities for you and your family.

  • 5 Better On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Your Family

    5 Better On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas for Your Family

    A well-balanced and healthy breakfast is an important part of a child’s day. It ensures that they stay full until lunchtime, which helps them stay focused in school and have more energy during the day. A healthy breakfast is also important to jump-start their metabolism so that they maintain a healthy body weight. You probably already know and have heard all of these things before, but when you have two minutes to get out the door and you’re still fighting with your kid over putting on their shoes, trying to brush their hair and teeth, and trying to find their backpack or favorite stuffed animal, this may fall to the bottom of your priority list. You’re not alone.

    However, there are ways to get through the stressful and time consuming task of just trying to get out the door, and still have a healthy breakfast on-the-go that your kids can eat in the car or while they walk to school. In honor of Better Breakfast Month last month as well as a new school year starting, here are four healthy, quick breakfasts for families on the go.

  • Kids in the Kitchen: Tips for Kids Learning How to Cook

    Kids in the Kitchen: Tips for Kids Learning How to Cook

    Whether your goal is for your kid to be cast in the next season of Rachel vs. Guy: Kids Cook-Off, or you just are excited to learn basic cooking skills and want to create great meals through life, there is a unique adoration and love of cooking that many feel. Cooking is not only a very important life skill for everyone to have, but it can also be used as a hands-on learning tool for children and a great way to help create memories and fun in the kitchen!