Kid Friendly


By Shannon Breuner Nelson

Chuck E. Cheese's is celebrating 40 years of fun this year! Can you believe it? Time flies when you're running around Chuck E. Cheese's with a fistful of tickets! To celebrate this special day, Chuck E. Cheese's is hosting a world-record breaking party with fun-filled actives and promotions. Have... Read More

Disney Dole Whip + Cotton Candy = True Love

By Melanie Donahoo

I'm a Disneyland late bloomer. I was 28 when I went for the first time. Not to worry, I quickly drowned my repressed childhood sorrows in a giant turkey leg. (Which are apparently EMU LEGS?!?! Thanks for ruining it, Zachary Levi.) Disney food is talked about nearly as much as anything else at the pa... Read More

Pancake Sausage Stacks

By Erin Oltmanns

Breakfast is my favorite meal to cook. I love nothing more than filling the bellies of the people I love before they start their day. Kids breakfast ideas can be tricky though. I want to give them something nutritional, filling, and I need to do it efficiently. School mornings are “crazy banana... Read More

5 Smoothie Bowls Your Kids Will Love

By Erin Oltmanns

I’m a big fan of smoothies and as such, I’ve raised two smoothie fanatics. Even in the face of a mother that tells them, “Sorry kiddos, we don’t have X-Y-Z ingredient that I need to make a smoothie” they’ll both stand in front of the freezer and try to cobble together random stuff and... Read More

Chuck E. Cheese’s Tax Day BOGO Offer

By Shannon Breuner Nelson

My kids can literally not think of anything better than a trip to Chuck E. Cheese's. With tokens filling their little palms and the sounds of games dinging in the background, it's pure kid magic. Paying taxes doesn't hold the same magical feeling for grown-ups. But the good news this tax season is t... Read More

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Recipe {in the blender!}

By Rachael Herrscher

Chocolate Coconut Almond Butter Recipe I've gone through several phases of completely eliminating sugar from my diet {see: 12+ Tips For Quitting Sugar}. I cut sugar completely out for an entire year, I've done several rounds of Whole 30, and in general I just try to stay away from sugar.  But th... Read More

Tator Tot Casserole

By April Davis

This is my go-to easy meal for quick dish any kid will eat!  I always make 2, one to eat and one to freeze.  It's the perfect meal to take to friends after they've had a baby or need a meal.  It's like the tator-tot version of shepherd's pie.  I don't know who get's more excited about it, my hus... Read More

16 Halloween Pinterest Food Fails

By Kalli Verbecky

Look, the holiday season kicks off with Halloween, right? With it come all the cutesy posts about holiday food and traditions and PINTEREST MIGHT EXPLODE WITH TUTORIALS AND HOLIDAY INSPO! Let's all reap the rewards and start this holiday season off right by treating ourselves to some Halloween ... Read More

4 Organic (and affordable) Lunch Snacks

By Rachael Herrscher

We're working with O Organics to bring you some quick, healthy, organic, good-for-you snacks to pack in your school lunches this year! I love how many options for buying organic are out there and I especially appreciate the brands making it easier and more affordable to buy better food for my fam... Read More

Healthy Apple Berry Crisp

By Rachael Herrscher

Trying to sneak in some extra nutrition for your picky eaters? August is "Kids Eat Right Month" and we’re working with PediaSure to bring you quick and easy ways to get your kids more of what they need: fruits and vegetables. These individual Apple Berry Crisps are delish! Just add 1 scoop ... Read More