Cooler Kid Food in an Instant

We parents are mega multi-taskers.  Just yesterday, I was “making” (I should call it microwaving) my son lunch while holding the baby on my hip, talking on the phone to the realtor, policing my two-year old in time-out, and cleaning the counters.  As is common with me when I’m juggling this many tasks at once, at least one of those tasks is bound to drop.  In this particular...
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Friday’s Find – Gingerbread Crackers, for cheaters like me

I’ve never been a die-hard gingerbread house maker.  I pretty much just buy the kit at WalMart and call it a day.  Of course the big down-side to the kit is that there’s only one house in the box.  When you’ve got lots of little fingers itching to build, one boring, pre-fab house just won’t do.  Lucky for me, I found these cool crackers at the grocery store the other...
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Make Sunday Mornings Easier with this Simple Trick

I hope you all had a fabulous Halloween.  My kids scored their biggest candy stash ever with the help of their determined Dad and Uncle.  My little Medusa, Indiana Jones, Miss Universe, Iron Man and Lumber Jack were out until 9 at night scouring the neighborhoods for king size candy bars.  They couldn’t have had more fun if they had tried. Today’s tip comes from many years of...
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Keep Top-Rack Dishes in their Place with this Easy Trick

If you’ve got little kids, chances are you’ve got a lot of plastic dishes, sippy cups and bottles. As cute and handy as they are, they have this annoying little habit…they love to flip over in the dishwasher. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve pulled out my top-rack to find a bunch of cups and bowls that look like this. Gross. I hate getting splashed with the...
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‘Cooler’ Cold Lunches Mini-Tip 5

We’ve finally made it to the end of the series.  I’m sure you guys are anxious to move on to other topics, but I have one more to share.  It was inspired by an idea I read about in Family Fun Magazine.  This cool lunch tip is probably my kids’ favorite; mostly because it gets them a lot of attention at the lunch table.  Thankfully it’s a cinch for me to create too.  I...
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