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 – An Easy & Delicious Weeknight Dinner Fix

I’m not sure it should count as a Friday Find if it’s already Saturday in half of the country.  Sorry guys, it’s been a busy day. Today’s Friday Find is an easy one.  It’s one of my favorite quick-fix dinner options.  You know those nights when your tempted to grab a box of mac & cheese but the guilt of feeding your kids those pitiful orange noodles again...
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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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‘Cooler’ Cold Lunches Mini-Tip 4

‘Cooler’ Cold Lunches Mini-Tip 4: Bring on the Breakfast They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  So why limit it to the morning hours?  My kids love it when I pack breakfast for lunch.  We’ve done bagels, pancakes, yogurt parfaits.  This is one of their favorites… Yep, cold cereal.  Don’t ask me why they think this is so cool, but they love...
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