• Fun Food Crafts and Snacks

    Fun Food Crafts and Snacks

    There’s something about that cool, crisp fall air that makes one’s inner crafter come to life. Maybe it’s all of the holidays around the corner, or the shortened days, or the back-to-school feeling that bubbles up inside and makes all of us want to reach for the paint and crayons. Whatever the reason, check out the ideas below for some kitchen-crafty inspiration that will have your little artists feeling happy and hungry.

  • After School Activities to Burn Off Energy

    After School Activities to Burn Off Energy

    When we hear the phrase “desk job,” we may think of adult jobs. But it wouldn’t be inaccurate to consider school-age children as having desk jobs too. Sure, younger kids get some time for recess, but the vast majority of kids’ days are spent sitting. It’s no wonder that when the bell rings, they fly out from the school doors like bottle rockets full of pent-up energy. This school year, try these ideas to take that energy and channel it in fun, safe ways.

  • No Bake Sweet Treat Ideas

    No Bake Sweet Treat Ideas

    Kids and adults alike love sweet treats, and it is fun to get into the kitchen to make these treats together. However, when cooking with little chefs, it’s nice to avoid using the oven and relying on no-bake recipes instead. Many of these recipes can be made using the refrigerator or freezer, rather than your oven. So with these ideas, get ready to bake… without baking.

  • Weekday Meals That are Easy to Get on the Table

    Weekday Meals That are Easy to Get on the Table

    As the heat of summer takes on the hue of warm memories, and the crisp air of fall flies in on falling leaves, we are suddenly caught up in the whirlwind of school and work and sports and holidays. The brisk air and the brisk pace leave little time (or desire) for spending hours at the stove. So what’s a busy family to do? We’ve got a few suggestions for turning weekday dinner madness into weekday dinner gladness.

  • Back to School Lunch Ideas

    Back to School Lunch Ideas

    It’s that time of year again that kids dread and but parents can’t wait for – back to school time! Many parents prefer to pack their kids’ lunches, for reasons ranging from health concerns to allergies to financial situations. With the right planning, preparing school lunches can be a fun activity for you and your little chef and will keep your child eating fresh, healthy foods all week long.